Re: Debian sarge base + xfce4 desktop
On (18/04/05 18:05), Simon Huggins wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 01:36:23PM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> > On (06/04/05 21:33), Simon Huggins wrote:
> > > On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 03:37:44PM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> > > > I undertook to try the experimental version but need a bit of help.
> > > > I use aptitude to update my system. Do I just need to put
> > > > 'experimental' in the the sources.list or do I have to download and
> > > > install by hand?
> > > You'll want unstable and experimental in sources.list and you'll want to
> > > check you get the experimental versions with aptitude.
> > I amended my sources.list as follows:
> > deb http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/pure64 sid main contrib
> > non-free
> > deb-src http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/pure64 sid main contrib
> > non-free
> > deb http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/pure64 experimental main contrib non-free
> > deb-src http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/pure64 experimental main contrib non-free
> > # deb-src http://www.os-works.com/debian testing main
> > # deb http://www.kanotix.lxserv.de/debian ./
> > and everything updates OK but trying to reinstall xfce4 complains that
> > it can't find the package.
> > Any advice?
> I've no idea if that repository has a coplete set of experimental. I
> would follow up with the debian-amd64 people.
Thanks - I'll let you know. On the plus side, my partner is just
converting from the dark side, largely because of xfce ;) She's also
using the os-works package and I'll try to persuade her to switch to
...strategies for business