Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

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gapan
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Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by gapan » 22. Dec 2022, 16:31

Hi everyone!

As some of you already found out, we have a new directory in our repositories that holds packages for Xfce 4.18! This may be used as an additional repository with slapt-get and using it will result in a complete Xfce 4.18 installation for your Salix 15.0 system!

All you have to do is add a line like this in your /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc for 64-bit systems:

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SOURCE=https://download.salixos.org/x86_64/xfce4.18-15.0/:PREFERRED
or for 32-bit systems:

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SOURCE=https://download.salixos.org/i486/xfce4.18-15.0/:PREFERRED
and then just upgrade your system:

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sudo slapt-get --update
sudo slapt-get --upgrade
You'll probably want to log out of Xfce and back in after that. You will then be greeted with the shiny new Xfce 4.18 environment!

Merry Christmas everyone!
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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by hugok » 24. Dec 2022, 09:32

Thanks gapan!
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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by laprjns » 24. Dec 2022, 11:29

Nice! Thank you and Merry Christmas,
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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by djemos » 24. Dec 2022, 13:21

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by DidierSpaier » 24. Dec 2022, 18:41

Hi George,

sorry your instructions are not accurate for Slint-15.0 ;)

To get all the packages, instead of:

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slapt-get --upgrade
I had to type:

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slat-get --install-set xfce
Now running Xfce 4.18 in Slint with no issue at all (and with speech). I confirm it looks way better that the version shipped in Slackware 15.0 without customization and add-ons.

So, you made my day!

Huge thanks, also on behalf of Slint users.

Cheers,
Didier

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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by SalixManiac » 25. Dec 2022, 07:59

Thank you gapan

Merry Christmas to all, peace and happiness on the world.
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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by laprjns » 25. Dec 2022, 13:48

DidierSpaier wrote:
24. Dec 2022, 18:41
Hi George,

sorry your instructions are not accurate for Slint-15.0 ;)

To get all the packages, instead of:

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slapt-get --upgrade
I had to type:

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slat-get --install-set xfce
I installed Xfce 4.18 the other day using George's instructions. So to see which packages a Salix "Full" install would not get installed by doing a slapt-get -upgrade I tried Didier's suggestion to use slapt-get --install-set xfce and it added the following packages:

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The following NEW packages will be installed:
  Greybird elementary-xfce liso-xfwm4-theme gtksourceview4 mousepad 
  mowi-xfwm4-theme orage xfce4-dev-tools xfce4-dict xfce4-eyes-plugin 
  xfce4-mailwatch-plugin xfce4-screensaver xfce4-time-out-plugin cogl clutter 
  xfdashboard 
0 upgraded, 0 reinstalled, 16 newly installed, 0 to remove, 0 not upgraded.
However, I don't believe that these packages would be included in the Salix "FULL" install, unlike a Slackware / Slint install.

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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by gapan » 25. Dec 2022, 19:30

Yes, laprjns, these packages are not included in a default installation, however, they are included in our repos. That's on purpose.
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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by Papasot » 3. Jan 2023, 08:29

I know, I am a bit... late, but I'm happy to report upgrading Xfce worked like a charm. Thank you George!
Happy New Year everybody!
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Re: Merry Christmas with Xfce 4.18!

Post by Chumi » 18. Jan 2023, 13:08

Hello,

I'm new here and I don't speak English (Deepl helps me). Thanks for Xfce 4.18 and happy new year to all!

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