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Re: [gNewSense-users] How to install Icecat on gNewSense 3.0?

From: al3xu5 / dotcommon
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] How to install Icecat on gNewSense 3.0?
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:30:35 +0200

Il giorno martedì 20/08/2013 20:53:17 CEST
timawa <address@hidden> ha scritto:

> Just installed gNewSense Parkes on my laptop and it works great.
> I just have a question though: How do I install Icecat 17 on it? I tried
> the instructions on the wiki but it required a higher dependency than
> those in the default repository. I added DNS's PPA as Oneiric to get
> Icecat and successfully got into the repos, but it still required I
> install dependencies not present in the default repo. Should I add
> Debian Sid to the repositories to get the updated ones? 

gNS3 is based on the oldstable Debian 6 (Squeeze) while IceCat 17
have dependencies related to the current stable Debian 7 (Wheezy)...

> Will there be
> any freedom issues when I add it?

Not sure about freedom issues adding the Debian Wheezy main repo... 
But I think this is probably "dangerous" and could mess your system: Debian 7
has a lot of differencies with Debian 6... Maybe gNS developers could
better evaluate the risks...

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