circular dependencies in aptitude?

calcpage at calcpage at
Wed Jun 9 02:42:12 UTC 2010

On 06/08/2010 07:12 PM, Calcpage wrote:
>> On Jun 8, 2010, at 8:31 PM, NoOp ...
>>> However, you could have installed the .debs instead:
>>> <>
>>> bin, jre, plugin for your architechture. For example if you have a
>>> 64bit:
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> download those three & from nautilus double-click to install (bin
>>> first,
>>> jre second, plugin third). Those will install in the proper 
>>> for your system. Afterwards, check to ensure that you are using the
>>> correct java's:
>>> [Choosing the default Java to
>> Wow, thanx for all that info!  It sounds like exactly what I need.  
>> will have to try out your advice when I get back to school tomorrow. 

>> I just don't know how I could have figured all that out on my own....

>Note that you can "sneaker-net" install if the machines are having
>issues getting out to the network to install. Copy to usb & then put on
>the machines. However if the machines do not have issues getting out to
>the network, simply enable the partner repository
>deb lucid partner
>and install via Synaptic.

The problem is that my tech guy at school blocks *.bz2 files so 
aptitude is broken.  I can't run sudo aptitude update until he gets 
around to unblocking them as he has promissed.  However, I can download 
*.debs manually!

A. Jorge Garcia

Teacher & Professor
Applied Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science
Baldwin Senior High School & Nassau Community College

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