How to repaira broken system with non-Debian packages?
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I was careless enough to update from Etch to Lenny without completely removing all
non-Debian packages, mostly from:
deb http://www.backports.org/debian etch-backports main contrib non-free
deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org stable main
deb http://debian.mxchange.org/marillat stable main
deb http://www.proesdorf.de/debian/ stable main contrib
deb http://download.skype.com/linux/repos/debian/ stable non-free
deb http://download.tuxfamily.org/emiscabpo/lyx15-bpo ./
deb http://download.gna.org/praksys praksys/
It seems I was rather careless installing packages from so many sources. I was desperately
looking for new versions of VIM, Lyx. VLC, Transcode &c., which I needed for my job. It
also seems that Lenny includes many more things than Etch did.
But now only parts of my system work, others don't, usually because of incompatible
libraries from non-Debian sources. Unfortunately this is just conjecture because I don't
know how to find out why certain programs do not work and where my packages were
And this is my --- rather urgent --- question: using "dpkg -l" it is easy enough to get a
list of all installed packages. But:
How do I find out which repository they came from so I can remove the incompatible
ones and reinstall the packages that depend on them, so that the compatible libraries
from Lenny would be pulled in?
I can't even get Bluetooth support working, and I hope I won't have to wipe the darddisk
and start from scratch.
Any support would be much appreciated.
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