Norman Walsh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > I've recently upgraded to "unstable" (silly me, perhaps). Why ? Using "unstable" is a good thing depending on your motivations. Mine are : "get the latest, expose yourself to bad situations, report bugs !". :p > I don't know if it's related or not, but my XIG AccelleratedX driver Eurk :(= > has stopped working. So I wanted to give the XFree 86 4.3 drivers > another try. (I've recovered my system with the 4.2 drivers in > unstable.) Ok. > So putting > > deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian ../project/experimental main > contrib non-free > > in /etc/apt/source.list gets me the experimental drivers. s/drivers/source/ > But when I try to install, for example, xserver-xfree86 it says I > have the most recent version. Experimental behave differently from what you used to do. You have to pass the experimental parameter to your apt-get command line otherwise i just get its soft from the unstable. > Given that xserver-xfree86 exists in both the 'unstable' and the > 'experimental' versions, how do I get apt-get to do the right thing? apt-get -t _experimental_ you-package-names-here > Be seeing you, Same, zeDek -- I just found out that the brain is like a computer. If that's true, then there really aren't any stupid people. Just people running windoze.
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