Linux users, which do you prefer? .deb, .rpm or .tgz?

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Which do you prefer?

.deb
20
69%
.rpm
5
17%
.tgz
4
14%
 
Total votes: 29

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Post by zee » Mon May 10, 2010 2:45 pm

the fact is i don't run windows, so its not a matter of would i like beertools for linux, its the only way i'd ever use beertools.

as i currently run ubuntu, .deb is the most convenient, but realistically if you want to capture the *nix market, you'll want to release in all three.

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Post by jeff » Mon May 10, 2010 2:55 pm

zee wrote:as i currently run ubuntu, .deb is the most convenient, but realistically if you want to capture the *nix market, you'll want to release in all three.
Yes, I agree. I already have packages built in all three. The underlying purpose of this topic is to "ping" the market, so to speak, to determine the level of interest in a Linux version of BeerTools Pro. So far we 4 votes and one is my own. For me to devote the time and resources required to maintain a Linux build I need to see a reasonable level of market demand.
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Post by FunnelBrewing » Fri May 21, 2010 11:51 pm

I'm a Ubuntu user as well so i very selfishly voted for .deb although .tgz would be more universal. I currently use Beer smith running under wine, but if i could get beer nerd software for linux i'd buy that in a flash!

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a linux version

Post by filipelenfers » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:11 pm

Hi, how i can get a linux version? I am using Fedora, so i will need a rpm package.

Thanks,

Filipe.

Curitiba - PR, Brasil.

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Post by rackaam » Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:07 pm

I use Opensuse and need .rpm tks

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Post by Dale Hair » Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:11 am

Would love to try it, and most likely purchase it, Thought I would be notified by email since I was a beta tester. Don't have a win or mac machine, just Debian.
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Post by Dale Hair » Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:19 am

When might this be available in the store. I will announce it in the beer forums I belong to, there are several interested in a linux app.
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Post by pascal_moffet » Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:06 pm

Is it possible to try it? I have not seen any place to download it!

Thx

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linux version download

Post by cpankonien » Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:57 am

Hi,
I'd like to download the trial version, i'm using ubuntu 10.04 64 bit. Assuming it works ok, I'd gladly pay for the pro version.

thanks,

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Trial

Post by jeff » Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:09 am

Dale Hair wrote:Would love to try it, and most likely purchase it, Thought I would be notified by email since I was a beta tester. Don't have a win or mac machine, just Debian.
I can place the trial .deb file in your downloads and email you a key. It would be great if you could let us know how it goes.

Thanks!
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Re: linux version download

Post by jeff » Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:14 am

cpankonien wrote:Hi,
I'd like to download the trial version, i'm using ubuntu 10.04 64 bit. Assuming it works ok, I'd gladly pay for the pro version.

thanks,

cliff
I can add the trial to your downloads but I need to get your BeerTools username.

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Post by jeff » Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:15 am

pascal_moffet wrote:Is it possible to try it? I have not seen any place to download it!

Thx
Yes, but I need your BeerTools username so I can look up your account.

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Post by Dale Hair » Tue Jul 13, 2010 6:23 pm

I need either the 64 bit version or a tarball, and thanks
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Post by pascal_moffet » Tue Jul 13, 2010 6:36 pm

Maybe it's not the best way, but I got it work! You can try this:

"dpkg -i --force-architecture beertoolspro-1.5.10-2.i386.deb"

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Post by jeff » Tue Jul 13, 2010 6:51 pm

pascal_moffet wrote:Maybe it's not the best way, but I got it work! You can try this:

"dpkg -i --force-architecture beertoolspro-1.5.10-2.i386.deb"
I think that I can fix the roadblock by allowing all architectures in the .deb configuration. Right now it is probably set to allow installation on only 32 bit systems even though it should run on 64 bit. The fact that you got it to work by forcing confirms that assumption.
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