[IAEP] Ubuntu package problems

Morgan Collett morgan.collett at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 10:27:18 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:19, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 2:32 AM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When I tried to install Sugar on a new Ubuntu 8.04 laptop yesterday, I
>> was informed that Pollbuilder and Write could not be installed.
>> .
>> sugar-pollbuilder-activity:
>>  Depends: python-abiword  but it is not installable
>> sugar-write-activity:
>>  Depends: python-abiword (>=0.6) but it is not installable
> Just sent a help request to the sugar mailing list about this:
> http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/sugar/2008-July/007110.html
> We need help for packaging the latest abiword, not only for ubuntu but
> for all distros, including OLPC.

Despite Ryan Pavlik's attempts, abiword 2.6 didn't get into Ubuntu in
time for the 8.04 release. You should add the Sugar PPA to get abiword
2.6, and a few more activities which couldn't be included because of
license issues or other packaging problems:



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