[racket] Installing

From: Jon Rafkind (rafkind at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Sat Sep 3 17:44:09 EDT 2011

On 09/03/2011 03:33 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 5:26 PM, Doug Orleans <dougorleans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>>> There's and Ubuntu PPA here:
>>> https://launchpad.net/~plt/+archive/racket maintained by Jon Rafkind.
>> Huh, neat, thanks.  That page says you have to edit a config file, but
>> you can do it in Synaptic:  Settings → Repositories → Other Software →
>> Add...  and then paste in the APT line.
>> I still like the .deb one-click behavior though; is there a way to do
>> a one-click install with a .ppa file or something?
> On the ppa page, you can download the various .deb packages that it
> provides (it's split into racket, racket-common, and racket-doc).  But
> once you install the ppa, it's always easy to install the latest
> version from the command line or the software center.

AFAIK after you tell the software center to use the racket ppa and actually install racket, whenever I push new updates to the ppa you should get them
automatically installed when the update manager runs.

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