Re: Installing Gnome 2.12 with apt-get...
> I had the same problem using apt-get, and the advice I was given was
> to use the command:
> aptitude -t experimental install ....
Yes, I already had this answer, which is correct, but I'd like to
understand if it is really not possible to do the same thing with
If it is the only answer you received, I think it is not ;-)
> And this worked fine. Think carefully, there is some strange behavior
> in the current package tree, (or I don't know what I'm doing, also an
> You've been warned.
I know it's dangerous, but I like this ;-)
> On 11/10/05, David BERCOT <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I hope I am on the right list...
> > > I'd like to install Gnome 2.12 but I have some
> dependencies problems.
> > > If I do : apt-get install -t experimental gnome, it needs
> other packages
> > > from experimental but, if I'm right, apt does not search
> them in
> > > experimental.
> > > Do you know if there is a command line which says to apt
> to install
> > > gnome from experimental, and, if necessary, others
> packages from the
> > > same source ?
> > This command line should do the trick. What is failing
> I thought it was ok too, but...
> First of all, I do a :
> apt-get install -t experimental gnome -s
> Then, it says than gnome-desktop-environment as a version
> OK. So, I do a :
> apt-get install -t experimental gnome
> gnome-desktop-environment -s
> Then, it is ok for gnome-desktop-environment, but other
> packages have
> the same problem. I would be a big big work to specify all
> in the command line ;-)
> Perhaps the problem is only for experimental because I
> remember I did
> such thinks with unstable and it worked...
> Thank you.
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