apt-get source problem

pkaplan1 at comcast.net pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 13 20:34:39 UTC 2009


And how do you disable backports? 
P 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike McGinn" <mikemcginn at mcginnweb.net> 
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> 
Sent: Friday, March 13, 2009 2:33:36 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: apt-get source problem 

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. 

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