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UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC [TESTING] [DONE]

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 30 May 2013 07:29

[EDIT 6 June]
During and after the update, testing becomes production.
Only when production is considered okay, testing is synchronized with production to make testing equal to the new production environment.

Until then: don't use testing!


Breakages:
  1. GTK Warnings [SOLVED]:
    Gtk-WARNING **: Error loading icon: Couldn't recognize the image file format for file '/usr/share/icons/oxygen/.....'
    /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gdk-pixbuf-2.0/2.10.0/loaders.cache is not being generated (0 bites)
  2. Firefox: no menu icon [SOLVED]
  3. GTK: missing icons [SOLVED]
  4. DDM: does not recognize new driver [SOLVED]: http://forums.solydxk.nl/viewtopic.php?p=7368#p7368
  5. Alacarte: not functioning [SOLVED]: http://forums.solydxk.nl/viewtopic.php?p=7342#p7342
  6. LibreOffice not starting after upgrade [SOLVED]
@Schoelje: working on 4

Update Manager will do the hard work for you, as long as you haven't upgraded previously.
If you want to use the terminal, or you already updated to this UP, you can follow these steps:

I had to change some packages. So, even if you already were testing this UP, you need to update:

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sudo apt-get update
Before doing the actual upgrade, you need to install libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0:

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sudo apt-get install libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0
And purge some very old Java packages:

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sudo apt-get purge gcj-4.6-jre-headless gcj-4.6-jre-lib gcj-4.7-jre-headless gcj-4.7-jre-lib
When done, you can upgrade:

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sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Keep your files on any question that's being asked.
If you already installed Firefox v21.0, do so again:

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sudo apt-get install --reinstall firefox
If DDM wasn't working for you, you need to reinstall nvidia-detect:

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sudo apt-get install --reinstall nvidia-detect
And for SolydX users, you need to downgrade Alacarte:

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sudo apt-get purge alacarte
sudo apt-get install alacarte
Note:
The information shown by the "Update Pack Info" button in the Update Manager, is updated every time there is an issue and workaround:

[up-info=testing][/up-info]


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby cwwgateway » 30 May 2013 11:03

Looking forward to testing it :) . I kind of cheated and upgraded one of my installs to Debian Testing early :lol:

I did not experience the steam problem on my SolydK 64-bit install (which I upgraded to Debian Testing), which does have steam on it. However, it seems I already had it installed (I needed it for some other program I guess).

As for issues, AFAIK the software-properties-gtk issue (which is part of a python-gi bug) is still unsolved... No workaround yet.
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby BostonPeng » 30 May 2013 18:01

I'm noticing some new updates today.

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The following packages will be upgraded:
  debian-plymouth-manager solydxk-softwaremanager solydxk-sws
3 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 11.2 MB of archives.
After this operation, 1,714 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Is there anything in particular I should watch for with these?

ETA: Also, is there a preference for taking the upgrades between UM and the terminal?
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 30 May 2013 18:10

BostonPeng wrote:I'm noticing some new updates today.

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The following packages will be upgraded:
  debian-plymouth-manager solydxk-softwaremanager solydxk-sws
3 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 11.2 MB of archives.
After this operation, 1,714 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Is there anything in particular I should watch for with these?

ETA: Also, is there a preference for taking the upgrades between UM and the terminal?
These packages are being translated, so until the UP goes to production, there might be new versions as well.

Both UM and terminal need to be tested.
Describe anything odd. That's what we'll need to write the UP info page (see the OP above).


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby zerozero » 30 May 2013 23:47

some additional info for this upcoming UP
  • it's not a completely new to us: we already have the intermediary 13-05-13 that was stable but since then a lot of changes happened;
  • we (briefly) tested those changes and are (more or less) happy with the findings so far; anyway we rely on you to find more flaws 8-)
  • it's the biggest UP so far (Jessie was very busy this month): in a standard install we are looking at around 500 packages upgraded;
  • we have some major low-level changes (libc6 upgrade is the most relevante, but also the pygobject/python3.3 transition)
  • because of the last one (python3.3 transition) we have a known issue so far: software-properties-gtk is broken
all of the above are only temporary observations and shouldn't inhibit your testing, quite the opposite.
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as always what feedback we need:
- the immediate upgrade path with any kind of issue that might happen and all the possible output
- feedback from regular usage of the usual apps after the upgrade
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 31 May 2013 09:03

Synchronizing now...
Please, don't do any upgrades from testing until I post back here.

[EDIT 10:30 UTC]
It seems that the Debian repository is being synchronized. So, I'll have to wait until they finish.

[EDIT 11:15 UTC]
Debian sync ended without errors.
Now synchronizing SolydXK repository with Firefox 21.0 and Thunderbird 17.0.6 in testing...


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby on4aa » 31 May 2013 11:16

Will there be new ISOs this time around?
I am planning on putting another machine on SolydX in the coming says.
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 31 May 2013 11:23

on4aa wrote:Will there be new ISOs this time around?
I am planning on putting another machine on SolydX in the coming says.
The new iso's are planned somewhere in the second or third week of June.


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby GeneC » 31 May 2013 11:24

Just a note on the libc6 upgrade on SolydX with xsreensaver in application autostart.
On my SID installation I remember a pop-up dialog box that warned that I had xscreensaver daemon running and to shut it off before continuing the upgrade of libc6. I did an upgrade went OK. Perhaps might be an issue for some who miss the warning and proceed with installation?

PS.
I am not sure of the BEST way to shut xscreensaver down, but I opened System Monitor and shut it down from there.
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 31 May 2013 11:41

GeneC wrote:Just a note on the libc6 upgrade on SolydX with xsreensaver in application autostart.
On my SID installation I remember a pop-up dialog box that warned that I had xscreensaver daemon running and to shut it off before continuing the upgrade of libc6. I did an upgrade went OK. Perhaps might be an issue for some who miss the warning and proceed with installation?

PS.
I am not sure of the BEST way to shut xscreensaver down, but I opened System Monitor and shut it down from there.
This should work (testing now, and if it does, I'll add it to the pre-UP script):

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# Turn off xscreensaver for this session
xset -dpms
xset s noblank
xset s off
[EDIT]
Well, that didn't do a thing, but this did:

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killall xscreensaver
Crude, but it does the job.


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby MAYBL8 » 31 May 2013 11:56

Schoelje wrote:Synchronizing now...
Please, don't do any upgrades from testing until I post back here.

[EDIT 10:30 UTC]
It seems that the Debian repository is being synchronized. So, I'll have to wait until they finish.

[EDIT 11:15 UTC]
Debian sync ended without errors.
Now synchronizing SolydXK repository with Firefox 21.0 and Thunderbird 17.0.6 in testing...
Is this why I am getting these messages:


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 31 May 2013 11:59

That is affirmative!


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby BostonPeng » 31 May 2013 13:31

I'm so glad I got an email to let me know there were new replies to this thread. Otherwise I may not have seen that I should leave the 460 available upgrades alone until Schoelje gives us the All Clear, although I hope I'd think to check the thread before pulling the trigger on any accepting dist-upgrades, regardless of how many or few packages want to get upgraded. I'll admit that I do have grey moments from time to time.
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 31 May 2013 16:15

Synchronization is complete.
You can start testing!


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby Arjen Balfoort » 31 May 2013 16:20

Issue with Firefox: update overwrites search engines list :shock:


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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby BostonPeng » 31 May 2013 16:55

Just pulled the trigger in Konsole and saw something interesting at the top of the dist-update report

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The following packages have been kept back:
  libexttextcat-data python-qt4 python-sip
Is this something I should be concerned about?
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby GeneC » 31 May 2013 17:05

Full update installed with no issues. Selected "KEEP" when prompted to replace various config files.

One major issue.
  • (NOTE: this may be unique to me, as my system is not stock).
    1. Liquorix Kernel 3.8.xx
    2. Nvidia 319.23 (installed with SMXI)
    3. Origianlly lmdexfce unofficial converted to SolydX-64
    4. THEN, added KDE (kde-standard) on top) of it.
While in an XFCE session various actions dump me out of X into login screen
(Sometimes this happens and sometimes not.)
1. Opening browser
2. Opening Thunar.

Things appear to work fine so far in a KDE session?
Lets see if others have this issues with XFCE before we think about it too much. When the next iso comes out I will do a fresh install that is a bit less "cluttered"... :lol:

Is there a log somewhere I can look at?

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EDIT:

It is worth noting that I have a seperate SolydX-64bit installation tracking Debian SID that is fully upgraded and never had this issue.
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby GeneC » 31 May 2013 17:53

After further testing (and MANY dumps out of X), XFCE is unuseable as is for me. KDE session works fine (My luck, that I prefer XFCE.. :? ..)

Most any action (opening any apps) dumps me to X. Cant post output of opening an app in terminal as I am immediately dumped into login screen... :shock:

EDIT:

I did try turning off compiz, no help.
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby BostonPeng » 31 May 2013 17:54

The upgrade is still in progress but I fired up Firefox to check something and saw that some of the theme elements don't seem to want to work properly.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/143 ... issues.png

There are several ions with a red "x" on a white page icon that I assume means the icon is missing. The icon first showed up on the dialog to check to see if my addons would break under Fx 21. (Really Mozilla? Version 21 already?) I'm not sure why it came up and I'll need to see if it's still there after a relog but it was odd enough that I wanted to mention it.

The only other thing I noticed in the upgrade process was this toward the end [emphasis mine]:
Setting up openjdk-6-jre-headless:i386 (6b27-1.12.5-2) ...
Installing new version of config file /etc/java-6-openjdk/sound.properties ...
update-binfmts: warning: current package is openjdk-7, but binary format already installed by sun-java6
Setting up icedtea-6-jre-cacao:i386 (6b27-1.12.5-2) ...
Setting up openjdk-6-jre:i386 (6b27-1.12.5-2) ...
Setting up icedtea-6-jre-jamvm:i386 (6b27-1.12.5-2) ...
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Re: UP - 31/05/2013 9:00 UTC

Postby drc » 31 May 2013 17:55

Updated SolydX-64 w/nvidia driver.
Schoelje wrote:Issue with Firefox: update overwrites search engines list :shock:
I did not have this problem, but the upgrade did remove the panel launcher (and menu item) icon for Firefox.

EDIT: I was wrong! I was expecting to see that the Google or Amazon items I added would be the ones missing, but, no, it was The Duck that went AWOL. That'll teach me to see what really there, not what I expect to see.

Nor have I seen GeneC's problems being dumped out of X back to the login (yet) (but then I removed PulseAudio, and I blame <all> my problems on PulseAudio :).

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