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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade removes random packages.

On Mon,14.Jul.08, 00:35:08, Achim Bode wrote:
> Hi,
> I dist-upgrade from etch to unstable. I change my sources.list,  

Do you mean testing?


> ---> changed the sources.list file from:
> deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ etch main non-free contrib
> to
> deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ testing main non-free contrib

ftp.debian.org used to be quite bad. Maybe you should switch to a mirror 
like ftp.us.debian.org

> achim@sina: sudo apt-get -u dist-upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> Calculating upgrade... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED
>  firefox gallery2 gimp gimp-helpbrowser gimp-print gnome gnome-office gq 

Where did you get a firefox package? Please post your *full* 
sources.list (if there is more than just Debian testing in there).  
Otherwise the output of 'apt-cache policy firefox' might be interesting.

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

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