Possible to install other kernels from unofficial repos through AKM?

Thats a YAD bug I believe? I remember @manuel saying it?

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Alright, thanks for the info! I didn’t know about it.

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With the new update I was unable to see all of the kernel options since I use the chaotic-aur repo and the height wasn’t resizable. So I added the form option --scroll to give me the ability to look at the complete list. Perhaps that option could be added in a future update? As from what I can tell it does nothing unless the list of kernels is too long to fit in the window.

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@pebcak @Othoric
Thanks for the reports! :+1:

AKM needed to be slightly adjusted for the new repos.
And scrolling is added too.
The new version 2.7.8-1 should be in the mirrors soon.

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AKM currently doesn’t handle packages that have the same name but are in different repos. The only exception to this rule is the bundle of the official testing and stable repos.

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Thanks for the clarification! That explains it.

By the way, AKM does not currently handle the additional repos well, for example it does not show the names of the additional repos.

There may be other bugs related to using additional repos. So if anyone encounters such bugs, please report as soon as possible.

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Couldn’t help it, now the repo name is showing with the non-testing repo kernels. :smile:

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Great work @manuel for something you didn’t planned for :wink:
Kudos!

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Now that this is new code, there unfortunately can be bugs.
As mentioned before, please report a.s.a.p.
:sweat_smile:

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2.7.9-1 looks good here and seems to be working well.

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Thanks for testing!

Unfortunately I found a bug in the latest AKM. Meanwhile I recommend using pacman or yay or paru for managing kernels.

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Version 2.7.10-1 should fix the bugs. The main bug was that package removal failed, but didn’t cause anything otherwise bad.
New version arrives at mirrors soon.

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Holy kernel batman! What are all these specialty kernels?

I have run akm and i don’t see any new kernel editions?

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If you want to see new (unofficial) kernels, you should add some (unofficial) repos that include them.

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I haven’t seen the new akm version come through yet?

To mitigate the yad height bug, I also added option --scroll to AKM.
(Unfortunately adding option --scroll to the yad command made the yad bug even worse.)

So if your AKM window shows loads of kernels, you may optionally use option --scroll with AKM.

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I just created an alias for it and everything is working great. Thanks!

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If you’re looking for older LTS kernels, I can wholeheartedly recommend @jonathon’s kernel repo:

I’ve been using it for quite some time, and I find it very reliable and completely trustworthy.

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