talkingarch support off for now

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue May 22 22:20:43 UTC 2018


I'm not sure about bittorrent download, but FWIW I succeeded 
in downloading the .iso image from the talking arch website,
and booting it from qemu. I didn't check the integrity.


> It's not possible to download the current version over here with
> bittorrent and get a download that will pass integrity checks for whatever
> reason.  I thought torrents weren't supposed to have those problems.
> So I downloaded the last dual boot iso which was 2017-01-01dual.iso and
> was able to go into an installation to the point of the pacstrap command.
> Unfortunately, pacstrap complained that all files were corrupt it
> downloaded and wouldn't do the commit.  I wouldn't use this older version
> if the current version could pass integrity checks.  The maintainer has
> had a power supply failure on hardware he used to roll new releases so he
> can't fix any of the release problems either.
> Is there a way around these errors one could take and still like
> themselves the morning after?
> If I can finish an install successfully the only version of talkingarch
> that will be available until new support comes on line will be the
> 2017-01-01dual.iso unless that too is taken off line.
> The integrity problems happen since the .sig files that come with the iso
> will not verify as good once corresponding public keys get downloaded and
> without good .sig files the iso is impossible to verify as well.
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Joel Roth

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