installing gnome development packages

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Sat Sep 23 16:56:28 UTC 2006

On Sat, 23 Sep 2006 15:53:54 +0200
Marco <marco.mandl at> wrote:

> Ulrich Steffens wrote:
> > Am Freitag, den 22.09.2006, 00:47 +0200 schrieb Marco:
> >> Hello,
> >> 
> > nothing wrong here, except the approach :)
> > to compile mail-notification you just could
> > 
> > apt-get build-dep mail-notification
> E: Unable to find a source package for mail-notification

$ sudo apt-get -s build-dep mail-notification
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  cdbs debconf-utils debhelper gnome-pkg-tools libart-2.0-dev
libaudiofile-dev libavahi-client-dev libavahi-common-dev libavahi-glib-dev
libbonobo2-dev libbonoboui2-dev libdbus-1-dev libeel2-dev libesd0-dev
libgail-dev libgcrypt11-dev libglade2-dev libgmime2.1-dev
libgnome-desktop-dev libgnome-keyring-dev libgnome-menu-dev libgnome2-dev
libgnomecanvas2-dev libgnomeui-dev libgnomevfs2-dev libgnutls-dev
libgpg-error-dev libhtml-parser-perl libhtml-tagset-perl libhtml-tree-perl
libjpeg62-dev libopencdk8-dev libsasl2-dev libssl-dev
libstartup-notification0-dev libtasn1-2-dev liburi-perl libwww-perl
libxml-parser-perl libxml2-dev

 $ apt-cache policy mail-notification
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 2.0.dfsg.1-2ubuntu1
  Version table:
     2.0.dfsg.1-2ubuntu1 0
        500 dapper/universe Packages

$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS
Release:        6.06
Codename:       dapper

I think you need to enable universe in your /etc/apt/sources.list and
update :-)


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