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Re: slink -> potato X11?

Ron Farrer <rbf@toxic.magnesium.net> writes:

> Hello,
> I have /etc/apt/sources.list pointing using ftp1.us.debian.org for
> unstable/main. Now when I do "apt-get update; apt-get upgrade" or -f
> dist-upgrade, why wont it upgrade to the latest X11 binaries? I have
> and it wont upgrade it! is broken and no one
> on debian-user knows why. I submitted a bug report and the package
> maintainer said why don't you upgrade to the potato version? I'd love
> to... Perhaps I am not doing something correctly? I had a look on the ftp
> site and the files look to be there...
> Ideas?

Maybe they have unmet dependencies since they aren´t compiled yet for
alpha or something similar?

Try to download some of the X stuff by hand and run

dpkg -i <file>

Try xbase for example.

Doing this by hand is anoying, but then you wll see exactly what

May the Source be with you.

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