apt-get upgrade problem
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Wed Oct 26 13:59:26 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
>> 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..
D**n! You did say that, didn't you :-)
What repo is your sources.list currently pointing to? You've not made it
When did you last do apt-get update?
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