Re: slink --> potatoe (hi dan quayle! :)
Markus Fischer wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 24, 1999 at 05:02:51PM -0500, Stephen Pitts wrote :
> > Install the APT package with dselect (last one you'll ever need to
> > install :-). Add this to /etc/apt/sources.list (change the mirror if
> > necessary):
> > deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
> > deb http://nonus.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib
> > non-free
> > After that, run 'apt-get update' to get a list of slink packages, and
> > 'apt-get dist-upgrade' to grab everything. Once you've done that, and
> > upgraded your APT, then you can uncomment the deb-src line and rerun
> > 'apt-get update' to grab a source index too.
> I've done exactly this a few days ago. Now every package
> seems to be from potato (with a few exceptions like netscape),
> _but_ when running dselect, I still don't have the new potato
> packages (e.g. netscape-meta package for easy isntall, gimp1.1.x,
> etc.) therein. Any hints ?
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To get dselect to see the new packages:
>From the dselect main menu
0) Choose the access method to use
Select APT Aquisition
<Enter> to accept the APT sources that you already have
1) Update the list of available packages
Dselect should now show the new packages.
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