Re: more aptitude confusion
On 2009-04-02 21:09 +0200, Rick Pasotto wrote:
> Today 'aptitude -s install safe-upgrade' included audacity and
> audacity-data. I upgraded them and now audacity doesn't work. So I go to
> /var/cache/apt/archives so I could downgrade to the previous version.
> However, the most recent .deb file is timestamped March 5 -- almost a
> month ago and the version number is the same as what I'm currently
> How could that happen?
Because the package was built on that day, but migrated to testing only
yesterday. You run testing, do you?
> When I say it doesn't work I mean it tells me it can't open the sound
> device. However, mocp has no problem playing the file. The program is
> also different in the way the menus are setup. It's reverted to the
> previous display. The 'Effects' menu is back to a long list rather than
> the shorter list with submenus.
Have you checked the BTS for this bug? If you don't find such a report,
please file it yourself.
> I'm puzzled. More importantly, how do I get a functioning audacity?
Hurry up and download the previous version from your preferred mirror,
e.g. from . Don't hesitate, it will be removed soon!