[Ardour-Users] linux distro install tool info wanted

m.eik michalke m at openmusiccontest.org
Fri Feb 6 02:30:42 PST 2009

hi paul,

am Freitag, 6. Februar 2009 (10:53) schrieb Paul Davis:
>    * name(s) of linux distribution(s)

 - (k)ubuntu

>    * name of the install tool for the distro

 - aptitude (gui: adept)

>    * name of ardour package for the distro

 - ardour
 - ardour-i686

>    * actual command to install and to update ardour

 - aptitude install ardour-i686

>    * name of special repository/ies worth knowing for the distro

the packages are in the "universe" section of the standard ubuntu 
repositories, so these have to be activated in /etc/apt/sources.list to get 
the packages installed. it should look something like this:

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## universe WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu security
## team.
deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy universe
deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy universe
deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates universe
deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates universe

here's an overview, which version is in which repo:
 o http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=ardour

>    * any other special pkg-mgmt based hints

the still often recommended apt-get should be considered deprecated, because 
since debian sarge, aptitude is the officially recommended package tool:
 o http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-package.en.html

hth :: m.eik

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