Re: To dselect or aptitude, that is the question
Jules Dubois wrote:
Libranet decided a few months ago to modify my sources.list to
useunstable instead of testing. I'm now finding there are about 50
I can't upgrade because of unsatisfied dependencies.
I had the same problem, I've got Libranet 2.8.1 installed.
When the Debian server compromise happened, Libranet installed their own
They then upgraded the adminmenu package to suit.
Their seems to have been some sort of communication breakdown somewhere
along the line,
because upon investigation of an error message from an install, I found
a new /etc/apt.sources.list
that included uncommented lines, not just from unstable, but from
experimental as well.
The answer to the situation, if it hasn't already proceeded too far,
would be to go into your list, and comment out
everything except stable and sarge, which will give you back the config
for the standard Libranet system,
and then attempt to roll back to previously installed versions of your
How I did it was to revert to the original adminmenu, and placed that
package on hold.
It's a very useful package for a newby, and one of the principle reasons
I advocate Libranet as an ideal route to take for a newby,
but I'm migrating to Debian sarge now, and just using Libranet for
Past a certain stage, it's just too restrictive. Adminmenu depends on
apparently totally unrelated packages like kudzu and yelp, for example,
so you're restricted as far as configuring your own system.
Asking more accurate questions might have helped you earlier also, I
think that this is the first time you have mentioned you are running