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Old 07-27-2006, 10:06 AM   #1
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Sources list and Packages dependencies


Hi ,

1)
I have a cd which contains QT and GCC...I need to know how to change my sources.list to point to the cd ...so I cna get QT...GCC (i need that version on the cd). Anyone help please.

2) Trying to upgrade all packages on the system and gettign dependencies error. I have a customed file that uses a package in firefox...when trying to upgrade firefox getting an error...that the customed file is using that package..now i need to know how to remove the dependency...so firefox can upgrade.


Once again thx.

Ralph
 
Old 07-27-2006, 10:16 AM   #2
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Add or comment out the line
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deb file:///cdrom/ sarge main
to the file /etc/apt/sources.list Make sure 'sarge' is replaced with etch or sid if you use those repositories. Besides main, add contrib and/or non-free if you want to use packages from those branches.

To upgrade your distro enter
Code:
apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
 
Old 07-31-2006, 05:43 PM   #3
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You can also run the apt-setup tool.
 
  


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