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Re: mixture of potato & testing

On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 03:41:20PM +0000, Vittorio wrote:
> I have an almost pure potato 2.2r3 installation (only 2.4.9 kernel is a stranger!) and now I need to download gimp 1.2 which is part of woody & testing. 
> Issuing 'apt-get install gimp1.2' from woody I see that it requires to download some more new-updated libs and many files for  xfree86 4.1. 
> Before going on with this 'dirty' action I'd like to have your most revered advice.

I have an update CD for Potato from the Linux Expo 2001 (London).
There's Ximian's updates on there - plus loads of other goodies, but I
don't know where you'd get one.  Easiest thing to do is go to
http://www.ximian.com and download either the Ximian-Gnome desktop for Debian 2.2, or add a line in your /etc/apt/sources.list (the website will tell you).  Either way you'll be able to get Gimp 1.2.  I think Ximian are supplying Gimp 1.2.2 at the moment for Potato.


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