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Re: Debian packagename equivalents.

* Haines Brown <brownh@hartford-hwp.com> [030514 22:07]:
> > On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 03:15:50PM +0800, Russ Pitman wrote:
> ...
> > > Actually getting the proper deb package-names would be great:-)=20
> > 
> > I took a quick look in aptitude.  I think the packages that you would
> > need are:
> ...
> Yes, but how about this problem: how does one get aptitude's name? 
> I'm doing a cross installation of debian, and need to install ssh. I'm
> told that it depends on zlib1g > 1:1.1.4. Problem is that zlib1g is
> either a) obsolete and unavailable, or b) zlib1g's heightest version is
> 1.1.4 and no higher version is available.
> So your suggestion of aptitude seemed an answer. However, when I run
> apt-get install aptitude, the package is not found. Do I need to know
> the version of aptitude? How does one do so with without aptitude? 
> Obviously, I'm a newbie to debian ;-(

Hmm, in that case you may have forgotten to do and apt-get update. You
need to run "apt-get update" so that your machine knows what versions
of packages are currently avaliable in the archives.


Debian testing/unstable
Linux twofish 2.4.20-looxt93c4 #1 Wed May 14 17:56:42 JST 2003
i686 unknown unknown GNU/Linux

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