gxine will not update
"Terrell Prudé Jr."
microman at cmosnetworks.com
Wed May 7 04:33:51 UTC 2008
Kipton Moravec wrote:
> kip at red:~ $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Calculating upgrade... Done
> The following packages have been kept back:
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
> kip at red:~ $
> O.K. now what does "kept back" mean and how do I fix it?
First, try "apt-get --fix-broken" to see if there's anything messed up.
Assuming there isn't, then try throwing the "--ignore-hold" switch and
see if that does it. From the man page:
Ignore package Holds; This causes apt-get to ignore a
placed on a package. This may be useful in conjunction
dist-upgrade to override a large number of undesired
Configuration Item: APT::Ignore-Hold.
And if that doesn't work, then I'd try "apt-get install gxine". Yes, I
know it's installed, but it's worth a shot to see if it pulls down the
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