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I got tired of waiting on texlive-full to install, so I'm punting this 😆

We'll need to revise this to deal with the fact that master is now LXQt and the LXDE branch is LXDE.

While you're at it, it doesn't seem like there's a link to deal with switching to translated versions.

Oh, and trim down the requirements. You could cut out games, music, and math from texlive alone, easily.

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wxl created this task.Sep 19 2018, 12:21 AM
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Ok just texlive instead of texlive-full is one part of this and where master is I don't have the link for the translated version yet.

I am not sure how to deal with building the translated versions yet alone linking to them.

wxl added a comment.Nov 25 2018, 5:32 PM

See T112 for what we need to deal with translations and such.

Where trimming is concerned I think we should remove version numbers. I'm sure this will change with distro updates, its gonna be a pain to manage, and it doesn't add much value after updating.

Steedalion well it seems if something not want to maintain should I just replace it with a link to and then call it good in appendix A?

@lynorian, I like that idea because:

  1. The less to maintain the better.
  2. The site has a search option

Additionally we can add a how to under tips and tricks if you think it's necessary.

For example, this looks ugly but it passes the idea.

dpkg --status lxterminal | grep ^Version
Steedalion added a comment.EditedNov 28 2018, 8:15 PM

This may be a bit off topic but should we may need to add a section for Distro upgrading using QT software? We do have a chapter that describes install using Calamaris and upgrading using software updater, but not upgrading using the newer QT software (Discovery and Muon vs software updater).