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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.


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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