I'm trying to install sid but debootstrap if failing due to bug #581420. I understand the fix is simple but how can I bypass/patch the broken util-linux package that gets downloaded at install time? I'm using the daily d-i business card CD.
I wanted to update by debian 6 install. The repo link in my sources.list file is of volatile, which i read some where that volatile has been discontinued. Could you please let me know the official debian 6 repository link. I have been trying to google for it but have not been successful so far.
The Debian Project is proud to announce that the backports service, previously available at [URL].. is now an official Debian service and will be available from backports.debian.org Backports are packages from the testing distribution recompiled for the current stable (or even oldstable) to provide users of the stable distribution with new versions of some packages, like the Linux kernel, the Iceweasel browser or the OpenOffice.org suite, without sacrificing the general stability of the system.
The archive currently has packages backported for the Lenny distribution (how many?), but the infrastructure to accept packages for the upcoming Squeeze release is already in place, to allow Debian Installer images to configure the backports repository by default without generating errors on user systems. The service for Squeeze will be enabled at a later date, after the release.
Because of some limitations in the Debian Bug Tracking System, any bugs relevant to backported packages still have to be reported to the debian-backports list, which will now also move on lists.debian.org.
One may argue that Debian is going mainstream being officially supported by Linux Mint. The chances are high that many users may change from the Ubuntu to the Debian base. By now especially Ubuntu's PPA has grown to a huge respository offering almost anything an user would need. But how does that look like in a Debian world?
There are several approaches to establish a "Debian PPA", amongst them debppa, but there activity is low not to say that they are almost inactive and orphaned. As coming from an Archlinux and Ubuntu perspective I do not know the Debian perspectives enough to reason this but am still curious to know about your motives not establishing a userbased repository.
I just wanted to ask about official opinion or policy concerning newer versions of KDE. Is 4.6 still so buggy or unstable to be included in experimental? What steps are going to be made concerning KDE and what when? I don't like GNOME, KDE 3.5 is out of the game now in 6.0 and KDE 4.4 is IMHO all but mature and finished. So I am not sure what to do now, Kubuntu is buggy and don't like it but they have 4.6...
I am using the latest squeeze (2.6.32-6 kernel) on a Thinkpad X100e.Most things works fine (after some tinkering though) but I cannot install the official ATI driver.I have tried:1) Downloaded the latest official drivers from ATI's site.a) If I choose install, it says that everything works but the driver is not actually installed. After reboot I don't have X anymoreb) If I choose build packages for Debian testing, the packages are not built. 2) Downloaded the not so latest official drivers. Same as in case 1)3) Tried to install them with the sgfxi script. The script reports a success but still after a reboot, I have no X.4) Tried to apt-get install fglrx-driver package from sid. Everything installs fine, after reboot I have X but no 3d acceleration.
I have local repo as well the debian official repos enabled in the apt sources.list, but when i run the aptitude to install some packages, it doesn't use the local repo and downloading the same version of package again that is already present in the local repo, this is my local repo url: [URL]
A few days ago, I noticed that flash wasn't working. I don't use flash often and have Flashblock guarding the gates so not quite sure when that happened. In the process of getting it running again I noticed a lot of Iceweasel add-ons are available in the Debian repos. In fact, deleting Flashblock from Firefox and switching to the one from the repos may be what fixed the problem (or it could have been the latest Iceweasel update which I reinstalled).
Anyway, my question is . . . just how do add-ons available via Synaptic and those from Firefox differ? And is it preferable and advisable to use the ones in Synaptic? Since I imported my old profile from Firefox to Iceweasel, I have a lot of standard add-ons rather than the Debian version.
Haven't logged in for a week on this pc. Got this error: GPG error: http://mozilla.debian.net squeeze-backports Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 85A3D26506C4AE2AFailed to fetch http://mozilla.debian.net/dists/squeeze ... ackages.gz 404 Not Found Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead. Should I try later? What causes this? Seems to happen every couple months.
I'm currently using Fedora 15 Beta on my laptop and I always use YUM to update my OS every week. I have a question that when official release of Fedora 15 will be available, should I reinstall that stable version on my laptop? Does YUM application automatically update the latest packages for my OS?
I am a new user to ubuntu, I had installed ubuntu 10.1 rc a couple of weeks ago and its working fine. Now that the official release is out should I install the new version or should I continue with the rc. The update manager fails to update any updates showing error.
I dist-upgraded my Debian unstable and 'cups' removed the official drivers ('cndrvcups-common_2.00-2_i386' and 'cndrvcups ufr2-uk_2.00-2_i386'). Well, now my network Canon i-SENSYS MF4120 multifunctional printer/scanner doesn't work and the drivers can't be installed back
I'm running Testing and am wondering why didn't Firefox/Iceweasel hit this repo yet? I know that I can download it from another source but I prefer to follow the default repos. I'm not complaining, just asking where I can find more details about the delay and if some has an when it'll be pushed.
I'm new to Debian and I have just installed it on three machines. To begin with they checked about 60 or so repos when doing an update. Then quite quickly this dropped to 48. I have removed the DVD media from the sources list after installation but that was before I saw this drop. It happened after an update as far as I can tell. I didn't think anything of it at the time. By the time all three were set up they were all only checking 48 repos. However I also have a VM, for trying out new stuff, and whilst that has been updated it still remains at about 60 (currently 59).
I've already googled and I found how to find the fastest repo counterpart. The problem is all tips I found, talk about main repo. However I am interested in finding all counterparts (for each entry)[URL]he first line originally contained the main Debian repo, but since netselect-apt found the fastest counterpart, I changed this line to mirror.But -- what about the rest? How to find the fastest counterpart repo (mirror) for each line?
In the live CD, auto eth0 worked fine.After installation, it cannot connect.I am using vaio laptop VPCCW16FG, there is a known display bug therefore i am booting into the OS with 'nomodeset'.i have no access to the internet and cannot update repos, therefore i cannot work around the bug.
I need to install a distro on a new machine. I'm edging towards Ubuntu 10.04 but I don't have time to wait until the official release date. If I install Beta 2 and continue to update it until the official release will my version be the same as the official release or am I going to have to make a fresh install of the official release?
I don't mind putting up with some minor bugs (especially as some big ones seem to have been solved since Beta 1) but I can't be doing with another fresh install. This seems to be a problem with a lot of distros. Fedora is every 6 months with no LTS solution, Debian is outdated on a lot of packages I use and Arch just seems to spend a lot of it's time broken.
My primary repos are DVD .isos on my hard drive loop-mounted in /etc/fstab. Although I can install packages just fine and there are no issues with running installed applications, I must have screwed up the configuration of /etc/apt/sources.list because I get this output when I do apt-get update:
Here is my rather primitive but functional /etc/apt/sources.list:
Code: Select all# deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 8.2.0 _Jessie_ - Official amd64 DVD Binary-1 20150906-11:13]/ jessie contrib main # deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 8.2.0 _Jessie_ - Official amd64 DVD Binary-1 20150906-11:13]/ jessie contrib main deb file:/dvd1 jessie main contrib deb file:/dvd2 jessie main contrib deb file:/dvd3 jessie main contrib
I have 2 new repos that are listed in my sources.list file. They are also visible in System/Administration/Software Sources/Other Software. However, they are not visible under the Origins tab in Synaptic. And how would I download from them if Synaptic doesn't see them?