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#1 2020-08-20 16:11:21

lordmmx
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adding testing repo's

hi im new here, i signed up to ask is it possible to add some testing repo's like mx linux does with there distro. i want to run the latest version of krita instead of 4.1.7?

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#2 2020-08-20 17:20:13

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Re: adding testing repo's

If you are new here, then take a moment to look at Basic Help & Support > How can I add new software?.

Basically, yes you can add testing repositories, but be prepared to cope with the likely breakage.

Steve Pusser from MX posts here as well, and may have already done something with Krita, so check out his repo.

Do you particularly NEED the latest version?


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#3 2020-08-20 17:32:34

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Re: adding testing repo's

lordmmx wrote:

hi im new here, i signed up to ask is it possible to add some testing repo's like mx linux does with there distro. i want to run the latest version of krita instead of 4.1.7?

Before next version after Lithium is released, it will be anounced for testing in the forum section News & Announcements
It will take some time...

If you want to run Krita 4.3.0, you can install the flatpack package or upgrade your Debian to testing / Bullseye. I have run Bullseye with Lithium ½ year now, without problems. (knock knock...)


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#4 2020-08-20 18:05:23

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Re: adding testing repo's

If you got 4 GB ram, or more, you can download and run the apimage - https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/

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#5 2020-08-20 19:04:40

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Re: adding testing repo's

i run a 32 bit version of debian and yes, i really want to run the latest of krita. i tried installing it via deb package but it wouldn't install due to missing dependencies.

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#6 2020-08-20 20:26:56

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Re: adding testing repo's

lordmmx wrote:

i run a 32 bit version of debian

I suppose you dont have som much RAM then. I installed flatpak krita just now on an 32 bit vm BunsenLab with 1 GB RAM. No problem starting krita. But, the installation did not pull in version 4.3.0, but version 4.2.8. On an 64 bit pc, the flatpack install gives version 4.3.0.

i tried installing it via deb package but it wouldn't install due to missing dependencies.

You are running stable Debian Buster? It is very seldom you can install packages for testing / Bullsey, on Buster. If it is packages with very few dependencies, it might work. Krita has quite a lot of dependencies: https://packages.debian.org/bullseye/krita

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#7 2020-08-20 20:55:33

lordmmx
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Re: adding testing repo's

i have 4gb of ram but it locks the system up quicker. i'm running mx linux with krita 4.3.0 and works, i wanted bunsenlabs on here instead due too using less resources and yes the stable branch on bunsenlabs 32bit.

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#8 2020-08-20 20:57:09

lordmmx
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Re: adding testing repo's

btw if i use 64bit it locks the system up quicker because ive tried it before. for me if you have 8gb or more then running a 64bit os makes more sense.

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#9 2020-08-20 21:58:41

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Re: adding testing repo's

You could try backporting krita yourself from sources. HowTo here:
Scripts, Tutorials & Tips > Backport a Debian sid package to BunsenLabs (quick method)


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