Installing nala on PureOS 10x / Debian equivalent version

Just watched this cool video about the nala front-end for apt

Trying to figure out which version of nala to install, there’s one for Bebian 22.04 and also Debian Bullseye/Ubuntu 20.04 and 21.04

Normally I use /etc/issue and/or lsb_releease -a command to find upstream version, but on PureOS it returns this

mini:~$ cat /etc/issue
PureOS \n \l

mini:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	PureOS
Description:	PureOS
Release:	10.0
Codename:	byzantium

Anyone know which version of Debian (if any) that PureOS 10 tracks?

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Tracking “Nala – APT on Steroids” article should help there, should help you. Also, please let us know if this guide helped you to install (easy one) and in particular how the nala package works for you. Thanks for the linked info/video (although didn’t watch it, not yet)! Actually linked article self-defines that this package doesn’t come from Debian 11 repo (therefore …).

I took an educated guess and opted for the nala_legacy package, and that seems to have been the correct choice. It’s working, although I do get the odd flatpack error here and there.

Yes, nala_legacy package (as recommended choice) belongs to the same repo:

Are you using nala on Librem 5?

No, but I’ve used it succesfully on Librem Mini v2 and Librem 14. I like the utility.