Using a newer version of a program than is availabel from repo
pithypundit at gmail.com
Tue May 29 17:40:59 UTC 2007
On 5/29/07, Andy <stude.list at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> I am having a slight issue with ekiga, and by slight I mean it won't
> make any calls.
> According to mailing lists this is a problem with how ekiga handles
> NAT traversal.
> It has apparently been fixed (at least in CVS), however the version I
> have on Dapper is too old to have the fix in it. I would rather not
> upgrade all the way to feisty right now (and there is no guarantee
> feisty's copy is new enough anyway).
> So I was wondering, is it possible to install a newer copy of an
> application that is already on the system.
> I would rather not remove the current version of ekiga as that would
> take ubuntu-desktop with it so would make upgrading harder.
> Can I just download a new version and install or is it likely to
> conflict with the current version of ekiga?
> Is it likely to cause problems with other software or libraries?
> Ekiga provide deb's for Ubuntu. Can I just dpkg -i them?
> Thanks all
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