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Author Topic: [EN] Apt freezes installing paprius-icon-theme (and possibly other icon themes)  (Read 1491 times)


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Using noX iso - using qtile as my window manager. On virtual machine.

If I do "sudo apt install papirus-icon-theme", the installation freezes, usually at 20%. I haven't tested other icon themes, but I wouldn't be surprised if this is the same on the rest of them too.

Has anyone else found this problem? It would be good to know if this is just me, or a more systemic problem. Thanks.

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~$ LANG=C apt policy papirus-icon-theme
  Installed: 20211101-1
  Candidate: 20211101-1
  Version table:
 *** 20211101-1 500
        500 http://deb.debian.org/debian unstable/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://deb.debian.org/debian testing/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

~$ LANG=C apt policy qtile
N: Unable to locate package qtile

I think it is your problem, qtile is not in debian.

How did you install qtile? Are there debian-packages, not ubuntu one (that does not work, ubuntu is not debian)?
From source? Are the path the right one? enough space? ...

Did you try another window manager, in debian are tiling wm, maybe test it with the xorg-iso (fluxbox).
« Last Edit: 2021/11/18, 16:22:44 by hendrikL »


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I installed qtile from source:
sudo apt install rxvt-unicode python3 python3-pip python3-gi python3-dbus libpangocairo-1.0-0 xorg xserver-xorg lightdm lightdm-gtk-greeter lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings
sudo systemctl enable lightdm
pip3 install xcffib && pip3 install --no-cache-dir cairocffi && pip3 install qtile
mkdir -p ~/.config/qtile
cp ~/.local/lib/python3.9/site-packages/libqtile/resources/default_config.py ~/.config/qtile/config.py

/usr/share/xsessions/qtile.desktop looks like this:
[Desktop Entry]
Comment=Qtile Session
Exec=python3 /home/user/.local/bin/qtile start

I installed qtile the exact same way on Devuan (Debian, but without systemd - I chose runit) on old 32-bit hardware. No problems installing papirus-icon-theme.

I don't have any problems with booting into the qtile graphical environment on my Siduction noX - it's just installing papirus-icon-theme (and probably other icon themes too).

Tried installing papirus-icon-theme on Siduction Xorg (fluxbox) iso per your suggestion, but also freezes at 20% progress.

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towo@Minilen:~$ LANG=C sudo apt install papirus-icon-theme
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  linux-headers-5.14.5-3-siduction-amd64 linux-image-5.14.5-3-siduction-amd64
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
Suggested packages:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 20,6 MB of archives.
After this operation, 191 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 https://deb.debian.org/debian unstable/main amd64 papirus-icon-theme all 20211101-1 [20,6 MB]
Fetched 20,6 MB in 1s (19,2 MB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package papirus-icon-theme.
(Reading database ... 289740 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../papirus-icon-theme_20211101-1_all.deb ...
Unpacking papirus-icon-theme (20211101-1) ...
Setting up papirus-icon-theme (20211101-1) ...
Scanning processes...
Scanning candidates...
Scanning processor microcode...
Scanning linux images...

Running kernel seems to be up-to-date.

The processor microcode seems to be up-to-date.

No services need to be restarted.

No containers need to be restarted.

No user sessions are running outdated binaries.
No problem.
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Strange, I tested it with the xorg-iso in qemu, all went fine.

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apt update; apt full-upgrade; apt install papirus-icon-theme