apt-get source problem

Mike McGinn mikemcginn at mcginnweb.net
Fri Mar 13 18:33:36 UTC 2009

On Friday 03-13-2009 13:58:23 pkaplan1 at comcast.net wrote:
> Prior to experiencing problems w/ kde 4.2.1, I had
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-members-kde4/ubuntu intrepid main as an
> active repository. I have since reinstalled 8.10 from scratch, copied over
> the old /etc/apt/sources.list file, disabled the problematic repository and
> also UNchecked "Unsupported Packages", yet the kde 4.2.1 packages still
> appear as updates even after I force apt to rescan the package lists.
> Where is apt reading the kde4.2.1 debs from?
> Paul

I am reinstalling my 8.10 system tomorrow. It is getting the KDE 4.2.1 from 
the backports. I made the mistake of enabling them - based on my experience 
with 8.04. I will not do that again.

Mike McGinn
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