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Re: using apt-listbugs

On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 09:20:29AM -0400, Rick Reynolds wrote:
> I found out about apt-listbugs from this list -- thanks for that.  But 
> I'm not sure that I'm using it correctly and/or have it configured 
> correctly.
> When I do an 'apt-get upgrade' (running testing) the command typically 
> fills more than a screensworth while it downloads packages.  Then I see 
> apt-listbugs running, but the crucial output -- the question that says 
> "continue with these or not?" -- is always off my screen, below the 
> bottom line.  I hit space to no avail, and when I hit return I find that 
> I've just answered the default to the question ('YES install these').
> This doesn't seem like very helpful behavior, so I'm guessing I either 
> need to run apt-listbugs differently or that I need to tweak some kind 
> of configuration for it.
> A little more info: I typically follow this routine on the weekend to 
> upgrade my laptop to the latest etch:
> 1. CTRL-ALT-F1 to drop to a virt console
> 2. '/etc/init.d/gdm stop' to exit X
> 3. 'apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade'
> Maybe it's the fact that I'm running the upgrade from a virt console?
> I'd appreciate a pointer or two.
> Thanks,
> Rick Reynolds
> -- 
> Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.  Inside of a dog, it's 
> too dark to read. -- Groucho Marx
Hi Rick,

you do know about <shift> <page-up>/<page-down>? It allows you to scroll 
up and down - whether on the console or in an xterm. 

Andreas Rippl -- GPG messages preferred
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