Re: Problem with apt-get/dselect/aptitude and unstable/stable packages
On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 at 14:51 GMT, Joseph Jones penned:
> I installed some unstable packages, and I'd like to know whether
> there's a way of having dselect or whatever un-install all the
> unstable packages without having to mess around fixing dependancies.
> As in, I don't want it to do anything but un-install all the unstable
> packages. My apt-get has been effectively frozen for several days
> simply because it was impossible to un-install these packages without
> scaring a newbie like me off.
> Any help appreciated :)
I think there's some critical info missing from your problem
description. Are you currently running stable and installed some
What is happening when you try to uninstall these unstable packages that
doesn't happen when you try to uninstall your stable packages?
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