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Old 07-31-2013, 10:18 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by NotAComputerGuy View Post
Neither Romeo or Jesse mean anything to me other than being names of Debian, but how that impacts me, or the packages that are installed, I have no idea. I have no idea what happened for me to get into this place and I'm really lost in how to get out. I am not a computer guy. I'm afraid all this technical jargon is completely lost on me.
Ok, no problems. I did some quick research it seems that LMDE is binary compatible with Debian Jesse, so it is fine to have that line.

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I typed D to see the differences. I'm not sure which option I want to select. Guidance would be gratefully received as I'm currently stuck on that screen.
Ok, press "q" to quit the pager (the pager is the program that is displaying the differences) and you will be returned to the "(Y/I/O/D/Z)" dialog. Then press "Y" to accept the changes (it is also ok to go with the default "N").

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I've tried that command, selecting no just to see the options. The output is printed below.
Ok, it is safe to remove those packages, so please go ahead and do it.

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I appreciate your help and have no doubt it must be frustrating to be working with someone who doesn't really have a clue but I am very grateful.
No problem. The most important this is that you are actually listening and providing feedback. There is nothing worse than when someone asks for help but seems to ignore it when it's given.

Cheers,

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Old 08-01-2013, 11:38 AM   #17
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Thank you so much! By installing that package and selecting "y" to replace with the package maintainers solution solved it!

I'm very grateful!
 
Old 08-01-2013, 08:23 PM   #18
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Hi,

glad you got it sorted. Also looks like you may have learnt a few things in the process: always a good thing.

Cheers,

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