On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 02:51, Alexander Barinov wrote: > Hi! > > I'm trying to install debian/unstable on my laptop and I badly need > xfree86 4.3 there. I use aptitude for package management. > > So that's what I did: > > 1. Added > deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian ../project/experimental main > to my sources.list > > 2. Updated package lists using 'u' key in aptitude. > > But aptitude still shows me that I can't upgrade xfree86 packages > because available version is 4.2-12 > > What am I doing wrong? deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian ../project/experimental main contrib non-free Try that added to you sources.list. Then "aptitude update". Then run aptitude in interactive mode and select the version you want. Be careful You want tp make sure you install "ALL" the same versions of those you select. Currently here is my list of experimental XFree86: lbxproxy libdps1 libxaw7 proxymngr twm x-window-system x-window-system-core xbase-clients xdm xfonts-100dpi xfonts-75dpi xfonts-base xfonts-scalable xfree86-common xfs xfwp xlibmesa-dri xlibmesa-gl xlibmesa-glu xlibs xlibs-data xlibs-dev xnest xprt xserver-common xserver-xfree86 xspecs xterm xutils xvfb I am currently running 4.3.0-0pre1v3 greg@king:~$ apt-show-versions -a x-window-system-core x-window-system-core 4.3.0-0pre1v3 install ok installed x-window-system-core 4.1.0-16woody1 stable x-window-system-core 4.2.1-12.1 testing x-window-system-core 4.2.1-12.1 unstable x-window-system-core 4.3.0-0pre1v3 experimental x-window-system-core/experimental uptodate 4.3.0-0pre1v3 Now you know, spread the knowledge. -- greg, email@example.com REMEMBER ED CURRY! http://www.iwethey.org/ed_curry In your absence I find other forms of amusement.
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