Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE people...

Miika Turkia miika.turkia at
Sun Dec 14 22:23:55 PST 2014

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 7:31 AM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
> > On Dec 14, 2014, at 9:17 PM, Robert C. Helling <
> robert at> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> >
> >> Am 15.12.2014 um 02:03 schrieb Dirk Hohndel <dirk at>:
> >>
> >>
> >> I need to do a clean Debian install in a VM and test our .deb. Based on
> what Pedro said this might be all we need.
> >
> > I have been a Debian user for years and often enough there was no Debian
> package but one for Ubuntu. So I downloaded it and installed it manually.
> The only problem with that is that it does not update automatically. The
> user has to realize there is a new version, download that and install. It
> does not come with
> >
> > apt-get update
> > Apt-get upgrade
> Oh, interesting observation. It would be easy to add this to our internal
> update check, though…
> I wish I had started working on this a little earlier… but there’s always
> so much to do and not enough time :-/
> We can have our own private repository for Debian and instruct users to
add that manually to their system. After that, adding a new package
requires re-generating the Packages and other metadata files for the
repository and signing it. Then the Subsurface updates come with normal
apt/aptitude updates from our own repo in I have
built such a setup before can grab the "script" later today.

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