World Cup, Adobe and upgrading from Etch to Lenny
I'm trying to steam World Cup games, which I've been doing fine
until now. But CBC our national broadcaster has switched streaming
systems and now requires that I upgrade to Flash Player 10.1 on
Etch. I don't think it's possible. Leave it to a non-free package
to screw up my system.
I'm not ready to upgrade this system yet to Lenny, so I'd like
to keep it in Etch if possible. I can't seem to install Flash
because of unmet dependencies.
I've tried forcing (-f) and using backports.org with apt but no joy.
I wonder if someone can tell me if it's possible to install Flash
Player 10 on Etch? Basically, all attempts give me an output similar
# apt-get -t backports.org install libpango1.0-0
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
libpango1.0-0 is already the newest version.
You might want to run ‘apt-get -f install’ to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies.
Depends: libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0) but 1.12.4-3 is to be installed
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4) but 2.3.6.ds1-13etch10+b1 is to be installed
Depends: libcairo2 (>= 1.6.0) but 1.2.4-4.1+etch1 is to be installed
Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.3.5) but 2.2.1-5+etch4 is to be installed
Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0) but 2.8.20-7 is to be installed
Depends: libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.20.5) but 1.14.8-5+etch1 is to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try ‘apt-get -f install’ with no packages (or
specify a solution).
Usually apt is one of my favourite tools. But not today.
Any ideas? Is there a way to back out of this and start again?
To get Flash 10 installed on Etch?