Re: dselect missing ftp option
On: Wed, 29 Jul 1998 10:48:59 -0500 JonesMB writes:
> Thanks for the responses to my request. It turns out that I needed
> to add the dpkg-ftp package. Is it possible to upgrade/update
> individual packages on 1.3 systems or any upgrades that have to done
> must be preceded by the 1.3 -> 2.0 upgrade. I ask because I am
> trying to get tcpdump but the only one I see is the one that
> requires libc6. Does that mean that the libc5-built packages are no
> longer available for download. The ftp sites I use are the one at
> Michigan and the ftp.debian.org site.
I just updated a poor 1.3.1 system to 2.0 using a single program: apt.
You can download a bo-version at:
look for the file with bo in its name. After that you can choose from
two different ways. Either use the apt method in dselect or run the
apt-get command manually. Just configure the /etc/apt/sources.list
and execute these commands:
I was able to update to 2.0 without even rebooting the computer.
You can find more information about this at http://bhmit1.home.ml.org/deb/faq
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