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Re: Debian sid transition to KDE 5?

On Tue, 15 Sep 2015 22:00:09 -0400
Cindy-Sue Causey <butterflybytes@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/15/15, Javier Barroso <javibarroso@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > What apt-mark showhold says ? Maybe there is some packages on hold
> > status? What apt-cache policy apt says ? (apt is only one of the
> > packages which doesn't want to upgrade on your system)
> > What apt (or apt-get) install apt says (after apt update)? (try to
> > upgrade only apt, to see what happen)
> >
> > I'm not sure why there are these 529 packags in a non upgradable
> > status. I have 164 packages installed that are on your list, and all
> > upgraded to the latest unstable version (105 of them has lib on
> > their names) on this system
> For a split second, I was pondering the same about Joe's experience
> with libreoffice. Mine's fine, been fine for a little while (SORRY,
> JOE!). My libreoffice had issues like maybe twice but no problems
> since then. It must surely be something about our personal *_CHOICE_*
> of package combinations and how all the packages each user chooses
> interacts amongst themselves in each almost singularly definable
> setup.

Yes, it is. apt-get dist-upgrade will upgrade libreoffice, but at the
cost of other packages. I may try it anyway, as there seems to be a
good chance I can get gimp back immediately.


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