Re: Directing apt
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On Wednesday 27 November 2002 19:35, Michael Montagne wrote:
> I've just upgraded my sarge/sid system to kde 3. No problems so far.
> But when I run apt-get install koffice, apt wants to put kde2 back.
> Here are the sources I want to draw kde apps from:
> #KOffice, kdeartwork, kdeaddons, kdeedu, kdesdk, kdetoys, kile, kbear,
> quanta, kcd, kcpuload, kdbg, knetload, konq-speaker, kprof
> deb http://people.debian.org/~bab/kde3 ./
> deb http://people.debian.org/~njordan kde3.0/
> #ksensors, kvim, kxicq2, krusader, yammi, arson
> deb http://ers.linuxforum.hu/kde3deb/ ./
> How can I tell apt to look particular places? Like apt-get -t
> unstable... would look in the unstable branch. I don't know how to
> refer to these alternate sources.
You can use
apt-cache policy <package>
to see what priorities are being given to each of your apt sources.
And you can use apt_preferences(5) to override these priorities.
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