Re: Gnome version

On Thu, 2014-11-20 at 09:20 -0800, Michael Knepher wrote:
On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 7:15 AM, Chris <cpollock embarqmail com>
        On Thu, 2014-11-20 at 15:06 +0100, Marcus Karlsson wrote:
        > On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 07:09:00AM -0600, Chris wrote:
        > > These may seem like a pretty basic question to many on
        this list and
        > > they probably are however I need to ask. I'm not new to
        Linux or Gnome
        > > in fact I've been running Linux for at least 10yrs now. I
        > > switched to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS after my old Mandriva box
        finally gave in
        > > and died. During one of my software installs (can't
        remember which it
        > > was) I upgraded Gnome from 3.10 which comes with 14.04 to
        3.12.2 (or is
        > > this just Gnome-Shell)?
        > The packages in Ubuntu 14.04 is a mix of pieces from 3.6 to
        > > My version of Evolution is 3.12.7 which I've
        > > reported several bug on and I've been told have been fixed
        in .8.
        > > Question being, and hopefully someone will help me out,
        how do I upgrade
        > > Evolution to 3.12.8 without totally breaking my system, or
        is it even
        > > possible?
        > The best solution would be to get an update from the same
        place where
        > you got the 3.12 updates. Hopefully whoever made that
        package will
        > provide an updated package, but you might have to ping them
        about it.
        > If that's not happening then building Evolution from source
        is another
        > alternative. You might have to install a number of
        development packages.
        > Running 'apt-get build-dep evolution' should hopefully be
        enough. A tool
        > like jhbuild can also help with this.
        >               Marcus
        Morning Marcus, thank you for the quick reply. After reading
        the above I
        went and Googled ubuntu + evolution 3.12.8 and came up with
        If I'm reading this correctly, and I'm probably not, does the
        PROPOSED mean that if approved or whatever this will end up in
        repositories as an update?

It appears to be a proposed package for Vivid, which will be 15.04. If
you're running 3.12, I'm guessing you're using the gnome3-team ppa? It
looks like even their -staging repository is still at 3.12.7, as well,
even for 14.10. Perhaps filing a bug on their launchpad to see if you
can get some traction on updating the version for 14.04? Letting them
know which evolution bugs are fixed by the update may be helpful.

Michael Knepher

Thanks Michael, I'll do that. Where on Launchpad would I go to do this,


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