On a laptop I had only sources for stable and testing.
I had also just done apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade.
I then added unstable to sources.list and created apt.conf:
laptop:~$ cat /etc/apt/apt.conf
and then did another apt-get update to update my cache.
Then I did this:
laptop:/etc/apt# apt-get -s dist-upgrade
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Calculating Upgrade... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libasn1-6-heimdal libcomerr1-kerberos4kth libkrb-1-kerberos4kth
libkrb5-17-heimdal libpq3 libroken16-kerberos4kth libwmf0.2-7 libxrender1
The following packages have been kept back
audacity eterm gaim imagemagick sox vorbis-tools
14 packages upgraded, 9 newly installed, 2 to remove and 6 not
Why is anything changing? I didn't specify -t unstable to read in
packages from unstable, so I'm not clear why it would install anything
(since my "testing" machine was up to date).
The reason for adding the unstable sources was because I wanted a newer
version of mozilla. I suppose I should quit being a weenie and just run
I also don't understand why those packages are "kept back". Can someone