latest PureData-extended conflicts with vanilla PureData in ubuntustudio-audio

hollunder at gmx.at hollunder at gmx.at
Sun Nov 16 10:31:43 GMT 2008


On Sun, 16 Nov 2008 10:56:16 +0100
altern <altern2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi all
> 
> I want to install PureData 0.40.3-extended on Ubuntu Studio 8.04. 
> Previously i had PureData 0.39 and this was not a problem because
> 0.39 installed to /usr/local but 0.40 goes to /usr/lib So Studio
> doesnt like it because it already has vanilla PureData installed,
> this is included in ubuntustudio-audio package so uninstalling PD
> wants to uninstall the whole audio package.
> 
> I want PD extended because it has plenty of externals and
> documentation included. There are two options to install PD-extended
> one is via apt-get, this is the docs about it
> http://puredata.info/docs/faq/debian
> 
> another is to download the package and install it with dpkg i am 
> wondering if maybe i could force it to go to /usr/local to avoid this 
> error. I am always afraid of making a mess when this kind of
> conflicts happens so if anyone could suggest some options it would be
> apreciated
> 
> thanks
> 
> enrike
> 

Just uninstall the version from ubuntustudio. it will remove the
ubuntustudio-audio package, yes, but this is just a meta-package.

Philipp



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