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Gnome 2.6 upgrade report(The bad news aint so bad)

Well i've upgrade to 2.6 last monday... and it wasnt much of a pain but
of course it could be easier or done by another way...
First add a experimental mirror to /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://mymirror/debian ../project/experimental main
apt-get update
apt-get -s upgrade -t experimental
copy & paste the packages that belong to Gnome 2.6 to a huge:
apt-get -s -t experimental install package1 package2 etc.
and there you go... gnome 2.6.
Last Monday the (huge) command was:
apt-get -s install -t experimental libgnome2-0 libgtksourceview-common
bug-buddy gnome-about libbonobo2-0 nautilus-data gnome-session
gnome-system-monitor gtk2-engines-pixbuf gnome-applets-data
gnome-icon-theme libpango1.0-0 gdesklets gnome-keyring libnautilus2-2
libatk1.0-data orbit2-nameserver file-roller libglib2.0-0
libglib2.0-data gconf2 libgtksourceview1.0-0 libgnomevfs2-common
librsvg2-2 gnome-panel libwnck-common libgnomecanvas2-common
glade-common-2 libgnomeprint2.2-data librsvg2-common libmetacity0
libgnome2-common glade-2 libgtk2.0-common gconf-editor libxklavier8
libgnomeprintui2.2-common gnome-terminal libeel2-2 gnome2-user-guide
gnome-panel-data libglib2.0-dev nautilus libeel2-data gnome-desktop-data
libpanel-applet2-0 libgnomeui-0 libatk1.0-0 libgnome-keyring0
libpango1.0-dev libgconf2-4 libgtk2.0-dev orbit2 libgnomeui-common
libgnomeprintui2.2-0 libgnomevfs2-0 libbonobo2-common
libbonoboui2-common gnome-control-center capplets libglade2-dev
libpango1.0-common libgnomecanvas2-0 metacity liborbit2 libgtk2.0-0
libgtop2 libglade2-0 libwnck4 yelp gnome-applets capplets-data
libatk1.0-dev libbonoboui2-0 libgnome-desktop-2 libgnomeprint2.2-0

Now if you do that command you'll get problems with some
packages(gdesklets and maybe others), just remove gdesklets from the

Bottom line... gnome 2.6 is working here for the last 5 days... ok i
have problems with gedit(and maybe others)... it crashes but since im
not a gedit user i can´t say if anything is missing.
It´s working and most packages are only in revision 1 so... it´s a very
good beginning and tnx for the devs involved are in order :)

p.s.: -s is your friend... it simulates what apt is gonna do so you can
check if it's not going to remove something you really want.

Smile... Tomorrow will be worse.

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