Re: Upgrading KDE and it's dependencies
Alejandro Exojo wrote:
> El Miércoles, 6 de Julio de 2005 02:40, Bob Proulx escribió:
>> aptitude dist-upgrade
>> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>> ...new dependencies...
>> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>> ...most kde packages...
>> The following packages will be upgraded:
>> ...useful packages...
>> Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?]
>> What answer do you choose? What are your follow-up actions? Please
>> be specific.
> 1. aptitude
It's taken some time to get used to, but I love aptitude. But I'm _still_ not
going to use that d$%*ned GUI! :-)
Start with "aptitude upgrade", then it will upgrade most of the " ...useful
packages...", and leave you with a much smaller problem list.
To follow up, if the problem is a managable size, I'll then try upgrading a
specific package to see which one is triggering removal of kde.
> What is not going to do a good service to users, is to share a root
> account where everyone is doing things in a different way. Teach them to
> use only aptitude or only apt-get, but the right way, please.
I've concluded that apt-get (much as I've loved it for years) is obsolete.
Aptitude from the command line is better - yet command compatible. It's
definitely going to screw things up, though, if you're using both.