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Re: Install backports from Synaptic

On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 15:13:41 +0200
Paul van der Vlis <paul@vandervlis.nl> wrote:

> Hello,
> I normally use apt-get on the commandline, but many of my customers are
> using Synaptic.
> How can they install e.g. Iceweasel 10 with Synaptic?  When version 3.5
> is installed, you don't see version 10 from backports.

Select iceweasel 3.5 and show Properties (if not already shown below
the package list). Click on Versions and synaptic tells you:

"To install a version that is different from the default one, choose
Package -> Force Version... from the menu"


Neil Williams

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