PBP ARM Processor RECOGNIZED by Default Debian OS Synaptic Package Manager
#11
(12-19-2019, 02:38 AM)Wizzard Wrote: When we are talking about ARM Ubuntu packages, most of common software has arm version, including whole KDE, but I miss Krita (Calligra painting program) and Rambox (Franz style communication messenger).

Thank You Wizard, I am very pleased to hear this!  New information to me and many others I know.  In the early eighties there were tens of compiler systems for at least a dozen common eight bit processors, and “cross compiled” was unusual, and had a different meaning.  I was Not aware that the common use of the bcc compiler had so facilitated the use of a single line of script to produce code for an alternate chipset architecture!  :-)  Very pleased here!
#12
(12-19-2019, 02:38 AM)Wizzard Wrote: When we are talking about ARM Ubuntu packages, most of common software has arm version, including whole KDE, but I miss Krita (Calligra painting program) and Rambox (Franz style communication messenger).

Interesting. Looking at the package info in Debian, Krita is available for arm64 but not armhf (I've linked to the stretch package but it is true also for bullseye/sid):
https://packages.debian.org/stretch/krita

It would be interesting to see if you can use the dpkg --add-architecture trick to get krita for arm64 running in an armhf distro (in principle if should be fine... but I mostly run 64-bit distros on my PBP so I can't test). Something like:

dpkg --add-architecture arm64
apt update
apt install krita

PS If the later doesn't work try apt install krita:am64
PineTime: wasp-os and MicroPython, Pinebook Pro:  Debian Bullseye
#13
Thanks and I just tried it with following result:

rock@Debian-Desktop:~$ dpkg --add-architecture arm64
dpkg: error: unable to create new file '/var/lib/dpkg/arch-new': Permission denied
rock@Debian-Desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture arm64
[sudo] password for rock:
rock@Debian-Desktop:~$ apt update
Reading package lists... Done
W: chmod 0700 of directory /var/lib/apt/lists/partial failed - SetupAPTPartialDirectory (1: Operation not permitted)
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)
W: Problem unlinking the file /var/cache/apt/srcpkgcache.bin - RemoveCaches (13: Permission denied)
rock@Debian-Desktop:~$ sudo apt update
Hit:1 http://security.debian.org stretch/updates InRelease
Ign:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/utappia/stable/ubuntu focal InRelease    
Err:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/utappia/stable/ubuntu focal Release             
  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80]
Get:6 http://security.debian.org stretch/updates/main arm64 Packages [492 kB]  
Ign:3 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch InRelease
Get:4 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates InRelease [91.0 kB]
Get:8 http://security.debian.org stretch/updates/contrib arm64 Packages [1760 B]
Get:9 http://security.debian.org stretch/updates/non-free arm64 Packages [1272 B]
Hit:7 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch Release                  
Get:10 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates/main arm64 Packages [27.9 kB]
Get:12 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch/main arm64 Packages [6927 kB]
Get:13 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch/contrib arm64 Packages [39.9 kB]
Get:14 http://cdn-fastly.deb.debian.org/debian stretch/non-free arm64 Packages [50.8 kB]
Reading package lists... Done                                                  
E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/utappia/stable/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
rock@Debian-Desktop:~$


Any thoughts? Thanks! :-)
#14
(12-19-2019, 07:24 AM)rick1959 Wrote: Any thoughts? Thanks! :-)

The error you see looks non-fatal (and I think is due to a custom PPA added to your install).

However...

I dug out an SD card with the mrfixit image on it and it looks like krita's dependencies are too complex to allow it to be installed in a 32-bit OS (it looks to me like it ends up wanting to install packages that cannot be parallel installed).

It would still be possible to run krita in a container but this is *way* more complex to setup than it would have been using the add-architecture trick.

So, cute idea... but sadly it won't work.
PineTime: wasp-os and MicroPython, Pinebook Pro:  Debian Bullseye
#15
(12-19-2019, 09:35 AM)danielt Wrote:
(12-19-2019, 07:24 AM)rick1959 Wrote: Any thoughts? Thanks! :-)

The error you see looks non-fatal (and I think is due to a custom PPA added to your install).

However...

I dug out an SD card with the mrfixit image on it and it looks like krita's dependencies are too complex to allow it to be installed in a 32-bit OS (it looks to me like it ends up wanting to install packages that cannot be parallel installed).

It would still be possible to run krita in a container but this is *way* more complex to setup than it would have been using the add-architecture trick.

So, cute idea... but sadly it won't work.
Thank You for the effort!! :-)


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