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Old 06-06-2010, 07:33 PM   #1
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Pidgin is stucked in version 2.4.3 in Debian Lenny


I am using Debian 5.0.4 + LXDE, and I just install pidgin with apt, but somehow, the repository seems only have version 2.4.3, but without the updated one.

Anybody know why?
 
Old 06-06-2010, 07:53 PM   #2
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Er, because you're using Lenny. Part of the definition of a stable release is that software only gets security patches, not new features.
 
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Er, because you're using Lenny. Part of the definition of a stable release is that software only gets security patches, not new features.
How do I get the latest pidgin with apt repository?
 
Old 06-06-2010, 08:26 PM   #4
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You're in luck, 2.70 is in lenny-backports.

http://www.backports.org/dokuwiki/do...d=instructions
http://jaqque.sbih.org/kplug/apt-pinning.html
 
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Thank you, I got it to work

 
  


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