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Ubuntu Package Pinning

Posted 11-19-2009 at 01:08 PM by pereb

A few weeks back I upgraded my Kubuntu installation to Karmic kaffeine version 1 came with it. Personally I would rather have kaffeine 0.8 so I decided to attempt to block updates to the package in order to use accomplish this.

The first step was to check the current version on the machine. So I needed to know the exact name of the package. In order to locate the name of the package I used the search function in apt. This returns matching packages with exact name and a short description...
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Adobe reader 7.0 Installation error

Posted 11-19-2009 at 06:49 AM by dhir_dhiru

When Installing adobe reader 7.0 in Red Hat 9.0 ver 2.4.20-8 I am Getting Following error by RPM:

error: Failed dependencies:
gtk2 >= 2.4.0 is needed by AdobeReader_enu-7.0.9-1

When installed through Source code

GTK + UI Toolkit libraries ver 2.4 or greater not found
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Sudo Package

Posted 11-18-2009 at 01:08 PM by suse484

I need to install sudo package on SuSE 8.2(i586),Redhat 6.2,AIX 4.3 and HP-UX 11 servers.
Please help me.
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A Day in the Life of Your Average Linux User: Rails on Ubuntu

Posted 11-18-2009 at 07:02 AM by Murdock1979

*Disclaimer: the following narration is for entertainment purposes only and does not necessarily reflect any real scenarios...or does it?

Let's follow a seemingly "simple" task for an average Linux user:

Scenario: Install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu System

This sounds simple enough. Anyone familiar with Rails, knows there are 4 easy steps to installing a Rails web model:
1. Install Rubygems
2. Update Ruby Gem system
3. Install...
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openSUSE 11.2: Getting Started!

Posted 11-18-2009 at 12:12 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-04-2009 at 07:55 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally posted in my BLOG.

First things first, let me once again tell you I've become a huge fan of openSUSE. it's absolutely everything I look for in a Desktop OS.

Now I'm gonna write my experience down. A few slight quirks, which was not SUSE's fault but since I'm new to it [ well I used it a year ago, but that was only for a month], it was mainly because I wasn't aware of SUSE's way...
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