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Debian: TeX Live Work, Thorsten Alteholz's Package Reviews, and EasyOS Additions

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  • TeX Live contrib archive available via CTAN mirrors | There and back again

    The TeX Live contrib repository has been for many years now a valuable source of packages that cannot enter proper TeX Live due to license restrictions etc. I took over maintenance of it in 2017 from Taco, and since then the repository has been available via my server. Since a few weeks, tlcontrib is now available via the CTAN mirror network, the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network.

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    Thanks to the whole CTAN team, and please switch your repositories to the CTAN mirror to get load of my server, thanks a lot!

  • Thorsten Alteholz: My Debian Activities in September 2021

    This month I accepted 224 and rejected 47 packages. This is almost thrice the rejects of last month. Please, be more careful and check your package twice before uploading. The overall number of packages that got accepted was 233.

  • xrdp, xorgxrdp and freerdp compiled

Debian LTS and Easy/OpenEmbedded

  • Ben Hutchings: Debian LTS work, September 2021

    In August I was assigned 12.75 hours of work by Freexian's Debian LTS initiative and carried over 18 hours from earlier months. I worked 2 hours and will carry over the remainder.

    I started work on an update to the linux package, but did not make an upload yet.

  • Remmina GUI for RDP and VNC

    So, Remmina is now compiled in OpenEmbedded, for x86_64 and aarch64, and is now available via the package manager. It does have some dependencies, so make sure that you install those also.

    Note, I have not tested any of these VNC and RDP apps, have just compiled them and made them available for people to play with. The recipes were pre-existing in OpenEmbedded, except for gtk-vnc for which I created a recipe. I did modify some pre-existing recipes to remove not-needed dependencies, such as 'pam' and 'avahi'.

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