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Re: apt upgrade to testing breaks?

On Sun,13.Jul.08, 13:36:19, Peet Grobler wrote:

>> As already said, it's safer to remove third-party repos.
> I need wine :) I've done the upgrade though, without it - I'll add the  
> testing repo later and try and get it back.
>>> sparky:~# apt-get dist-upgrade
>>> Reading package lists... Done
>>> Building dependency tree... Done
>>> Calculating upgrade... Done
>>> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>>>   dbus-1-utils fglrx-kernel-2.6.25-1.7 fglrx-kernel-2.6.25-1.8 gimp
>> ------------------------------^^^^^^------------------^^^^^^
>> Where did you get those two packages? Are you using a 2.6.25 kernel?
> Yes, 2.6.25 kernel. Needed some features not in the older kernel on  
> stable. Those two packages are the proprietary ATI drivers.

You already did the upgrade, but for further reference, it is best to 
remove any packages not found in the official Debian repos. After the 
upgrade you can put them back, though some of them need to be rebuilt.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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