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Re: Printing with lprng; no CUPS! :-)

On 15 Jun 2007, CaT wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 08:17:45AM -0400, Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> > Could some of that problem be having aptitude treat recommends as
> > required?
> Or something similar. I gave up on aptitude within a few minutes of
> trying to use it during my upgrade to sarge. It completely refused to,
> getting lost in a mess of its own design (or so it seemed). apt-get just
> did as it was told and no more and it all went smoothly.


I gave up on aptitude long ago because it kept trying, and sometimes
succeeding, to remove lots of things it shouldn't. I now use apt-get
via wajig, which seems to be one of the best-kept Linux secrets.

Anthony Campbell - ac@acampbell.org.uk 
Microsoft-free zone - Using Linux Gnu-Debian
http://www.acampbell.org.uk (blog, book reviews, 
on-line books and sceptical articles)

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