7.0.0 dp 5

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 25 15:22:34 EDT 2014

On 25/05/14 21:16, Fraser Gordon wrote:
> On 25/05/2014 16:29, Richmond wrote:
>> Problems:
>> 1. The menubar (Linux) states it it dp 4.
> Mea cupla! As we spent Friday working on bugfixes for the Global Jam, we
> wanted to get out a new release of 7 as soon as possible as quite a few
> bugs were resolved. Unfortunately, coming at the end of the day as it
> did, we didn't have time for much in the way of internal testing. Given
> the reports we've been having about the Linux DP5, I suspect that the
> build was not successful and we ended up with the DP4 build being
> re-packaged as DP5. I'll look into this when I'm back in the office with
> the aim of getting a fixed DP5 build out.
> Unfortunately we've not been able to replicate the problems Richmond has
> been having; saying "it works for me" isn't helpful but there's not much
> we can do without something we can test against. Is your setup "unusual"
> in any way? (For example, using focus-follows-mouse or similar features).
> It has also been mentioned that the engine and installer have some
> unhelpful behaviour when necessary libraries are missing - this is
> something we are actively working on. The plan is to move from using
> libX11 directly to GDK in order to better integrate with things like
> copy-and-paste, drag-and-drop and international text input. In doing so,
> we'll change the behaviour of the engine in the situation where it can't
> find a necessary library - instead of failing silently, it will inform
> the user which libraries are required and suggest remedial action. We
> also intend to supply 64-bit Linux builds in the near future.
> In the meantime, the magic incantation you need on Ubuntu and Debian
> systems to install the necessary 32-bit libs is:
> sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-0:i386
> Regards,
> Fraser

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit.

and libgtk2.0-0 is installed :)

I shall see what I can find out; but at the moment I can say:

Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and no problems whatsoever with any version below 7.0.


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