[clug] Debian 9 "Stretch" released, June 17th, 2017

Andrew Donnellan andrew at donnellan.id.au
Mon Jun 19 02:03:06 UTC 2017

On 19 June 2017 at 10:54, Scott Ferguson via linux
<linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Don't worry too much - I upgraded a laptop to Stretch in-place last year
> without any major issues other than the changes that PHP7 brought
> (which required a lot of trawling through /var/log/apache2/error.log and
> editing PHP files), and getting Gammaray to work. Though I've yet to
> become comfortable with "routel" instead of "route", and "enp1s0"
> instead of "eth0" - a minor niggle is that "dmesg" now requires the user
> to run as root(?!).
> cat /usr/local/bin/dmsg
> #!/bin/bash
> su -c "dmesg | grep -iA2 'warn\|fail\|error\|alert\|segfault'"
> Discover (KDE), Shashlik, and KDEConnect are awesome, other changes are
> not so obvious. The only real issue is KOrganizer which sometimes fails
> to open Calendars without a restart (but then the KDE PIM has never
> completely worked to my satisfaction - *cough*KMail sux*cough*).
> With the exception of Firefox everything seems to run quicker and
> lighter (and PaleMoon is much quicker than Firefox anyway).

I run Sid at home, I just feel like my employer would rather me not
break my workstation on a regular basis so I choose to run stable on
my work machines, but my colleagues who run Arch would disagree

Andrew Donnellan
http://andrew.donnellan.id.au         andrew at donnellan.id.au

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