Re: OpenOffice on a mixed system
There are some HowTo`s on using pinning on mixed systems. I've had good luck
with installing GUI stuff (KDE etal) from unstable on an otherwise testing
system this way.
On Saturday 07 January 2006 08:46, kamaraju kusumanchi wrote:
> Tyler Smith wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm running Etch, but in my impatience for OpenOffice2 I installed it
> > when it hit Sid. Now that it has made it into Etch I'm getting all
> > sorts of warnings of impending doom when I try to do a general
> > upgrade. What would be the best way to fix this? Should I just remove
> > the whole OO suite and reinstall from Etch? If that is the easiest
> > thing to do, is there a single package I can uninstall, or do I have
> > to hunt down all the bits individually?
> > Thanks,
> > Tyler
> What warnings? Can you paste them?
> That being said, just uncomment the unstable entries in your
> sources.list and wait for all the packages to trickle down to testing.
> Then you can do apt-get update and just update the problematic packages.
> In general it is not a good idea to mix distributions. This will only
> create problems and more maintenace headache. But I guess you already
> learned it in the hard way!
> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi