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Re: [vox-tech] embarrasing question about debian



Pete,
        Add this baby to your apt/sources.list

deb http://samosa.debian.org/~branden woody/$(ARCH)/

Very beta, but works for my dual-head setup.

-- Geoffrey

On Sat, 21 Oct 2000, Cam wrote:

> Ted Deppner wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 12:53:52PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > ok, i'm still relatively new to debian.  how do i upgrade X to 4.0?
> > 
> > > 3. uninstall 3.3.6 (how do i do this without uninstalling all the packages
> > > that depend on X?  dselect seems to automatically take care of dependencies,
> > > which is not what i want if i uninstall X).
> > >
> > > 4. install 4.0
> > 
> > I'm not certain 4.0 is in woody.  As I understood it wasn't in woody
> > yet... see the X Strike Force page (should be a link in your potato
> > Netscape drop down bar).
> 
> I think if you want 4.0, you need to go directly to xfree86 
> (ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/current/binaries), download 4.0, and do the
> installation directly.  Alternatively, you can download all the files,
> debianize them (I haven't done this myself, but the instructions seem
> fairly clear), and then install that way.  The Debian packaging system
> looks after upgrading, removing, etc.  You shouldn't have to remove
> anything yourself.
> 
> In Debian, if you want to upgrade, you use apt-get upgrade xxxx. 
> Apt-get accesses what is in your deb.conf file and makes the necessary
> connection.
> 
> Cam
> 


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