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Re: Installing packages from unstable version

* Vincent Lefevre (vincent@vinc17.org) [020414 20:12]:
> On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 14:25:54 -0700, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> > Leave off the hyphenated version number which is not part of the
> > "proper" package name.
> >
> > $ apt-get install libgtk2.0
> It doesn't work.
> I've now modified the sources.list as I've been told (I've *added*
> unstable versions of the lines). But now, "apt-get -s upgrade" shows
> upgrades to unstable packages. I still want the "testing" distribution
> (except the above package, which doesn't exist in this distribution).
> I don't understand, because this is the distribution I chose during
> the first Debian installation.

Try doing "apt-get -d install libgtk2.0" only. Don't do "upgrade";
that's for updating all/most of your installed packages.

After apt-get is done, do "dpkg --install libgtk2.0". 


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