[breezy] Aptitude broke amarok (never mind, but...)
art.alexion at verizon.net
Mon Apr 24 17:27:14 BST 2006
On Monday 24 April 2006 11:59, Art Alexion wrote:
> I was using amarok 1.3.8. The repo (deb
> http://kubuntu.org/packages/amarok-latest breezy main) is no longer
> Aptitude decides to remove the engines and does so before I can ctrl-c to
> stop it. Now I can't reload them or use amarok because the repo with my
> version was taken down.
OK Google showed me that the new repo is deb
http://kubuntu.org/packages/amarok-1.3.8 breezy main
Once I added that to the sources.list, updated and then reinstalled,
everything is fine again.
Now for the "but". Why would aptitude do this? I use apt-get for normal
stuff and it has served me well. This is the second time I tried aptitude.
The first time (several months ago), I saw that it was going to break things
and didn't let it.
When the repo
deb http://kubuntu.org/packages/amarok-latest breezy main
went down because amarok 1.4 wouldn't compile on breezy I just commented it
out. Apt-get had no trouble with this, but aptitude wanted to uninstall
I keep reading that aptitude is better than apt-get, but this seems to counter
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