Paolo Borelli wrote:Paolo,Il giorno lun, 06/11/2006 alle 10.43 +1100, Peter Anderson ha scritto:Hi! This may seem like a silly question but are there any Ubuntu repositories where I can get automatic updates for the latest releases of Gedit. The only 'official' Ubuntu repository (http://packages.ubuntulinux.org/breezy/gnome/gedit) has Gedit 2.12 (or 2.14 at a Debian repository) which is a long way behind the latest release.that's because you are using the unbuntu "breezy" release. If you upgrade to a newer version of ubuntu, it will ship the latest software. For instance the freshly released ubuntu "edgy", it ships gnome 2.16 and thus gedit 2.16. http://packages.ubuntulinux.org/edgy/gnome/gedit Note however that it's not a good idea to try to install newer packages on a older distro release, since also all the its dependencies need to be upgraded.
Thanks for the prompt reply. This seems like an odd response for a Linux software product. In my relatively short experience many software packages (including the Linux kernel (or parts of it)) are updated regularly without the need for a complete system update. These packages come as a *.deb file that actually include all the relevant dependent software. It ought not be too difficult to have a G-edit deb release.
I'm not sure if you realise but Ubuntu "Breezy" is a long-term support release and is designed to be supported and improved over a number of years. Does that mean that if I choose to stick with "Breezy" then I will never get an up-grade to G-edit? That seems like an odd policy from the developers of G-edit. I hope this is not going to be the case.
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