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Re: installing from debian-gis on LMDE (MATE)

> I've followed directions from the page you suggest
> http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2544
> and included
> deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
> deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
> deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main
> contrib non-free
> deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free
> in my source.list file, which was otherwise empty.

Mint probably uses files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ you should disable or
remove those.

> I've updated by following instructions there, but while grass is
> present I still do not see qgis available in Synaptic.
> I sent a message to the lmde list
> (last message in the
> http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=190&t=176066&p=909941#p909941
> thread)
> but got no answer.
> I thought that once had lmde as debian testing I would get all
> packages offered by debangis.
> Am I missing some reposotiories?

You probably also have the old Mint repositories still configured, check
the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ directory first. I suspect Mint prefers its
own packages using pinning over those in Debian repositories.

Kind Regards,


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