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Re: installing non-"stable" packages and software

On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 12:39:10AM -0800, Adam wrote:
> I have found the "gnome" package in the "unstable" distribution which
> is apparently what I want.  Unfortunately when I try to install it with
> "apt-get install gnome/unstable" apt-get complains that the package
> does not exist.


 # apt-get install -t unstable gnome

This will allow its dependancies searched in unstable too.

PS: without knowing /etc/apt/preferences content, it is hard to guess
from your comment what has happend.
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