using debian sources from ubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Dec 15 02:50:01 UTC 2008

On 12/14/2008 04:46 PM, tom arnall wrote:
> some questions on using debian sources for ubuntu intrepid system
> 	is it safe? i would prefer to do without something 
> 	than risk dependency problems
> 	if so, should i be using lenny/testing sources only?
> my immediate need is to install kcontrol so that i can -- 
> hopefully -- control the format of times displayed for kalarm 
> items. apparently this is not available from the ubuntu intrepid 
> sources, since it doesn't appear in the synaptic choices.
> thanks,
> tom arnall
> arcata

sudo apt-get install kcontrol

from a terminal should do it. Either that or use Synaptic to install -
it will show in Synaptic if you enable the Universe repositories.

>From Synaptic:

Settings|Repositories|Ubuntu Software| check 'Community-maintained Open
Source software (universe).

Click 'Close'
Click 'Reload'

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