[PD] Install pd-extended on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04 i686

Ben Baker-Smith bbakersmith at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 16:51:04 CET 2010

2010/2/11 András Murányi <muranyia at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 3:21 AM, Ben Baker-Smith <bbakersmith at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.
>> Sorry, there was a typo in my initial message, it should say "there is
>> no i686 package available".
>> When I tried to install the Jaunty package I got a "wrong kernel type"
>> error. All the packages seem to be for i386 and lpia, while my machine
>> is running i686. The only mention of an i686 version that I have found
>> is for Karmic in the 02-10-10 nightly build (and it seems rather small
>> at 5.1M).
>> When I tried adding adding to sources.list and installing via apt-get
>> I received the following error:
>> "Failed to fetch
>> http://apt.puredata.info/releases/dists/jaunty/main/binary-amd64/Packages
>> 404 Not Found"
>> Anyway, I ended up installing pd vanilla, gem, and zexy seperately and
>> adding the appropriate paths in the file > startup menu.  Everything
>> is working just fine now.
>> -Ben
> Hello Ben,
> I am on amd64 too, and my best recommendation is that you use the i386
> version. At the moment it is just faster and more stable than 64-bit builds.
> To set up an i386 package on your 64-bit Jaunty and satisfy all the 32-bit
> dependecies you'll most likely want to use getlibs:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=474790
> Andras

Thanks Andras, that sounds like just what I need.
I'll give it a shot this weekend after I fix a botched dist-upgrade.


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