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Old 05-29-2005, 06:03 AM   #1
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Missing Packages

I've just finished setting up a brand new Debian (testing) installation. Pretty much everything went well, but I can't find some of the packages that I have installed on other Debian systems. So far I can't find amule or xine.

I have the same apt sources that I have used on previous installations but they just don't seem to be there.
Old 05-29-2005, 08:52 AM   #2
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Both show up in my apt-cache search. Are you using official debian sources? Try "apt-cache search xine" and "apt-cache search amule" they should be in the list. You have updated your package lists, don't you?
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Probably you need to run apt-get update once and make sure you don't get any error messages.

As to your general question: you're right. Sometimes packages are removed from a certain distribution (say "testing") because Sarge is now frozen. Certain packages that have problems will be temporarily removed from the repositories till the errors/problems are fixed.

A search for xine brought up these matches in apt-cache search xine. I use unstable, by the way.
kaffeine-mozilla - mozilla plugin that lanches kaffeine for supported media types
amarok - versatile and easy to use audio player for KDE
amarok-gstreamer - GStreamer engine for the amaroK audio player
amarok-xine - xine engine for the amaroK audio player
enlightenment - The Enlightenment Window Manager
kaffeine - versatile media player for KDE 3
libarts1-xine - xine plugin for arts
libvcdinfo-dev - library to extract information from VideoCD (development files)
libvcdinfo0 - library to extract information from VideoCD
libxine-dev - the xine video player library, development packages
libxine1 - the xine video/media player library, binary files
openbox - standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible window manager
oroborus - A lightweight themeable windowmanager for X
python-pyxine - interface to the xine media player for Python
quark - music player daemon controlled from the gnome panel or cli
rlinetd - gruesomely over-featured inetd replacement
totem - A simple media player for the Gnome desktop (dummy package)
totem-gstreamer - A simple media player for the Gnome desktop based on gstreamer
totem-xine - A simple media player for the Gnome desktop based on xine
webmin-xinetd - xinetd control module for webmin
xine-ui - the xine video player, user interface
xinetd - replacement for inetd with many enhancements
xlibs-static-dev - X Window System client library development files
em8300-bin - Tools to setup DXR3/Hollywood+ decoder cards
gnome-xine - dummy package to provide easy upgrade
gxine - the xine video player, GTK+/Gnome user interface
apt-cache search amule
nethack-el - Emacs major-mode for playing NetHack
slashem - A variant of Nethack
slashem-gtk - A variant of Nethack (Gtk window port)
slashem-sdl - A variant of Nethack (SDL window port)
slashem-x11 - A variant of Nethack (X11 window port)
amule - aNOTHER eMule P2P Client
amule-utils - utilities for amule
nethack - Overhead dungeon-crawler game (dummy package)
nethack-console - Text-based overhead view D&D-style adventure game
nethack-gnome - Text-based/Gnome overhead view D&D-style adventure game
nethack-lisp - Text-based overhead view D&D-style adventure game
nethack-qt - Text-based/Qt overhead view D&D-style adventure game
nethack-x11 - Text-based/X11 overhead view D&D-style adventure game


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