3rd Party Applications
g.lip at gmx.com
Mon Aug 3 16:51:43 BST 2009
Steven Vollom wrote:
> When I installed Karmic, my 3rd party Software shows many entries like
> disabled on upgrade to Karmic. It is logical that they were for Jaunty, but
> should I remove them? Thanks!!
Leave these alone, no need to uninstall; after Karmic is fully
installed, reinstall these applications. They wont need to be downloaded
again. Are you on alpha 3?
sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude safe-upgrade
Any 'not-ready' packages won't appear and 'bug' you.
Below is copy of earlier message on apt-cdrom
> Steven, this may help ease in reinstallation of your OS, should you need
> to do it. I am putting in a new subject so that it will not confuse you
> with your current boot problems. Other than backing up your home, and I
> understand you have a separate partition now for it, the following will
> help you reinstall your various applications like biblestudy, wine etc.
> without needing to download again.
> make a folder called say, Repo in your home.
> install dpkg-dev and build-essential
> sudo cp /var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb /home/Steven/Repo
> cd /home/Steven/Repo
> sudo dpkg-scanpackages . /dev/null | gzip -9c > Packages.gz
> burn a cd of all the items in Repo
> After installation,
> sudo apt-cdrom add
> Whenever you do any installation, it will probe your cdrom and install
> from there and use these files instead of downloading again unless there
> are newer versions available.
> Before you copy files to Repo, it is advisable to
> sudo apt-get autoremove
> sudo apt-get autoclean
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