apt-get upgrade problem
lamsokvr at xprt.net
Tue Oct 25 17:52:29 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-10-25 at 10:15 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 01:32:11PM -0700, Vram wrote:
> >> How do I fix all these packages being kept back???
> > Ordinarily Ubuntu keeps packages back because upgrading them
> > would require installing new packages or deleting old ones.
> > See what happens if you do
> > sudo apt-get install [package]
> > where [package] is one of the packages that Ubuntu said it
> > was holding back.
> > I *believe* that
> > sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> > will also upgrade all the packages that have been held back.
> > Though be careful, because sometimes it may delete packages
> > that you actually want.
> Have you ever actually seen this? It generally happens with b0rked installs
> from test (or even non-official) repos. It shouldn't happen to someone
> who's dist-upgrading thee official stable packages. At this point
> practically the _only_ solution available to Vram is a dist-upgrade.
I tried dist-upgrade and it just says... HELD back...
See my older post..
Thanks for the interest..
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