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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby golinux » 2019-09-06 13:34

I miss truly modular software free of systemd hooks that limit users' freedoms. This is the tragedy of the path that Debian has taken.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby kedaha » 2019-09-06 20:28

Has anyone else noticed that phpmyadmin has gone in Buster? :shock: I think I'll definitely miss it when I get to install buster on my server, if I ever get round to doing that before the next stable release. I know how to do the mysql stuff via the command line but using the GUI also was convenient.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby Hallvor » 2019-09-06 20:59

golinux wrote:I miss truly modular software free of systemd hooks that limit users' freedoms. This is the tragedy of the path that Debian has taken.


I think we need an addition to Goodwin's law: "The longer a thread in this forum goes on, someone will sooner or later blame Debian for implementing systemd."
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby golinux » 2019-09-06 22:33

Hallvor wrote:
golinux wrote:I miss truly modular software free of systemd hooks that limit users' freedoms. This is the tragedy of the path that Debian has taken.
I think we need an addition to Goodwin's law: "The longer a thread in this forum goes on, someone will sooner or later blame Debian for implementing systemd."
This is true. It is like a scab that never heals. We are currently dealing with one here (and following).
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby sunrat » 2019-09-06 22:52

Hallvor wrote:
golinux wrote:I miss truly modular software free of systemd hooks that limit users' freedoms. This is the tragedy of the path that Debian has taken.


I think we need an addition to Goodwin's law: "The longer a thread in this forum goes on, someone will sooner or later blame Debian for implementing systemd."


systemd is responsible for Brexit, climate change, wars, refugees, US mass shootings, and the decline of honeybees among other things. Or was it Bayer/Monsanto? One of them anyway. It's all part of the deep state.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby golinux » 2019-09-06 23:48

sunrat wrote:systemd is responsible for Brexit, climate change, wars, refugees, US mass shootings, and the decline of honeybees among other things. Or was it Bayer/Monsanto? One of them anyway. It's all part of the deep state.
Nope. It's just responsible for wanting to eat the entire pie.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby makh » 2019-09-08 06:45

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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby milomak » 2019-09-08 09:44

if amarok is a kde package, why would it be discontinued?
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby Hallvor » 2019-09-08 16:29

milomak wrote:if amarok is a kde package, why would it be discontinued?


Obsolete libraries.

https://tracker.debian.org/news/1055955 ... -unstable/
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby rippin » 2019-09-15 17:41

gqview has been gone a long time. It was a fine image viewer with nice keyboard actions; no need for a mouse. Ristretto is good but the keys aren't as easy for me to remember.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby L_V » 2019-09-15 18:54

rippin wrote:gqview has been gone a long time.
See:
gpicview
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby wizard10000 » 2019-09-15 19:01

gksu.

Gosh, I don't know how I forgot about that one :)

I just installed gksu from Oldstable on a fresh Sid install - it still works.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby kedaha » 2019-09-15 20:14

Code: Select all
$ rmadison startupmanager
startupmanager | 1.9.13-8      | oldoldstable | source, all

startupmanage, a gui to configure grub, usplash & splash screen. Last seen in jessie. I can't say I miss it myself it but it might've helped debianer98 to configure grub2 to automatically boot Windows before Debian, in this topic.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby rippin » 2019-09-15 22:37

L_V wrote:
rippin wrote:gqview has been gone a long time.
See:
gpicview
viewnior
mirage


I appreciate the recommendations! Tried each and liked gpicview best - most closely like gqview.
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Re: Is there any software you miss that used to be in Debian

Postby oswaldkelso » 2019-09-17 09:39

rippin wrote:
L_V wrote:
rippin wrote:gqview has been gone a long time.
See:
gpicview
viewnior
mirage


I appreciate the recommendations! Tried each and liked gpicview best - most closely like gqview.


geeqie I bit fat for my liking but you do get an awful lot of bang for your buck. I really like the way you can set your image editor, view the metadata and set wallpaper. But it does way way more than that
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