Re-iterating the "Warning": Was Re: A Series of Unfortunate Problems (Xgl, 3.4->3.5 upgrade)

paul cooke paul.cooke100 at
Tue Feb 21 21:00:52 GMT 2006

On Tuesday 21 February 2006 18:28, golfer wrote:
> On 2/21/06, lordSauron <lordsauronthegreat at> wrote:
> > If Drapper is the solution, then how'd I go about making the switch
> > from Breezy-Badger to Drapper?
> Put this in your /etc/apt/sources.list and comment out your other
> repositories.  Then do "sudo apt-get update" and "sudo apt-get
> dist-upgrade" (and hold on to your hat for a bumpy ride!)
> # dapper repositories
> deb dapper main restricted
> multiverse universe
> deb-src dapper main restricted
> multiverse universe
> deb dapper-security main
> restricted multiverse universe
> deb dapper-updates main restricted
> multiverse universe
> deb dapper-backports main
> restricted multiverse universe
> deb dapper-proposed main
> restricted multiverse universe
> I did this a week or so ago, and have not looked back.  You have to
> "update" & "dist-upgrade" everyday and tolerate some minor bugs, but
> it's workable and fun!

may I take this opportunity to re-iterate the warning that Dapper is NOT for 
"production" use yet... there can be "breakage"... especially in the next few 
weeks when the new version of Gnome is introduced. 

Current release date for Gnome 2.14 is 15th March... approx a very short 
period before Ubuntu 6.04 officialy hits the streets.

By all means try the new dapper test versions, but please play with it on a 
non-production test machine... if you use your main work machine to play and 
it breaks, then don't come in here with your sob stories... remember, you 
have been warned :)

OK, have fun... I certainly intend to, but I've got the luxury of a couple of 
spare machines to play on while this machine remains in nice "breezy" 
condition... :)

Paul C

XP, unsafe on the internet at any speed...

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