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Re: [vox-tech] apt-get problem

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 01:14:51PM -0800, Norm Matloff wrote:
> I have a Dell netbook, fortunately bought when Windows was available
> only as an extra-price option, and fortunately bought when Dell offered
> netbooks without hard drives.  (HDs add a bit of weight and drain more
> than a bit of battery power, and aren't needed for netbooks, in my
> view.)
> The machine came with Ubuntu 8.04 installed, and I haven't upgraded.  I
> recently installed the new version of R, 2.10.0 using apt-get, and the

How did you install the "new" version? Did you add another repository to
your distro, or did you take the package from another release other than

> Any ideas out there?

Run aptitude. Sometimes, it will correct the problem. 
press 'u', 'U', and then 'g'

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make
it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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