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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.

Chris

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!
>
> raju
>
> --
> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi
> http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/kk288/
> http://malayamaarutham.blogspot.com/

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