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Old 08-23-2004, 06:03 AM   #1
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Upgrading packages with Synaptic/apt-get


I have apt-get and synaptic on my Fedora Core 2 notebook. I want to install a package that requires libglade-2.4.0 but my system currently has only version 2.3.6 listed in synaptic/apt-get. Is there a manual way to install the latest version?

I have tried downloading the tar source and installing it but the package still gives me the error that it can't find version 2.4.0. Do I have to remove the old version first? Unfortunately, a lot of applications depend on 2.3.6 so I don't see an easy way to remove that.

Need help!

Old 08-23-2004, 06:55 AM   #2
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"apt-get update" to update your package lists. Then run "apt-get upgrade" or if you only want to upgrade a single package "apt-get install (package name)" Your package will be upgraded then

edit looks i misunderstood: Maybe you should try adding other apt sources to your list. I don't know if Suse has the stable/testing/unstable thing as well but if so you might need a more recent source in your sources.list

Last edited by darkleaf; 08-23-2004 at 06:57 AM.


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