Can I use more recent versions of applications than what is in the repositories?
bassix at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 15:52:41 UTC 2005
On 10/27/05, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> You can hardly complain that Ubuntu doesn't carry recent enough versions
> when you're using an (at least) six month old release. And I take back the
> previous comment - it still _should_ work to update every package
> dependency one at a time, but because you're talking about pre-breezy
> stuff, there's a big libc6 upgrade in there which has a possibility to
> break pretty well everything.
> You'd do much better to just install Breezy. I don't know why you'd think
> that Breezy will break things but Dapper would be alright. There's no
> reason you should have any "issues" upgrading to Breezy
Decisions, decisions... :-)
Thanks for your detailed response. I might try the package-upgrading
route first, and then if it breaks stuff, I'll install a new Breezy!
Than again, maybe I'll just try the distro upgrade to Breezy... can't
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