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Re: Nautilus messed up in testing

On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 20:57 -0800, Alan Ianson wrote:
> On Fri November 20 2009 06:03:18 pm John Jason Jordan wrote:
> > This morning I did a fresh install of testing amd64 to a new hard drive [..]
> > However, the first time around I discovered that
> > Nautilus was messed up. If you click on Preferences it will crash. You
> > can't create bookmarks either.[..]
> I noticed the preferences in testing weren't working to. In my case I 
> installed unstable and that fixed the problem for me.
(testing is squeeze)

> What I usually do when I run testing is to have both testing and unstable in 
> my /etc/apt/sources.list and I have this in /etc/apt/apt.conf
> APT::Default-Release "testing";
> That way if I do have a problem I can always install the version from 
> unstable. I have found that in most cases that will solve the problem.

I do this too but, but only if it doesn't install a large amount of
package from unstable.

Personally, I set this in /root/.aptitude/config :
  aptitude::UI::Package-Display-Format "%c%a%M%S %p %Z %v %V %t";
so the distribution name appears next to the package version.


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