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Munipack in Debian and Ubuntu

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Munipack is available as an official package repository in Debian (since June 2017) and Ubuntu (April 2017). Regular issues of (these) distributions are usually delayed behind Munipack releases itself.

The installation is straightforward by standard software tools. Packages can be found in the appropriate repository: Debian, Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and 18.04 (Bionic Beaver)

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There are temporary packages prepared for some older Ubuntu releases. The installation under Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) requires appending of the suitable line to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb xenial main
deb bionic main

The system package list should to import sign key, to be updated, and Munipack can be installed:

$ wget -O - | \
  sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install munipack

Development repository for Debian

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There is a bleeding edge branch of Munipack, which is primary intended for testing purposes. The latest development packages are usually available only for stable 64-bit Debian.

The repository can be activated by including the line

deb stable main

into /etc/apt/sources.list and importing GPG key:

$ wget -O -| \
  sudo apt-key add -

The installation itself is straightforward:

# apt-get update
# apt-get install munipack

Be warned, the development release should contain various problems and errors, outdated documentation, etc. If needed, anything can be corrected in the source package. Add also the line

deb-src stable main

to /etc/apt/sources.list, update, install the source package and follow instructions described by The Debian Administrator's Handbook.

Source code and bundle install

Munipack is designed as multiplatform software; it can be compiled under many computer systems. The building from the source code is the most portable way.

Packages for DEB and RPM base distributions can be prepared.

See Also

Download, Versions and Guide.