circular dependencies in aptitude?
calcpage at aol.com
Wed Jun 9 22:14:45 UTC 2010
On Jun 8, 2010, at 10:42 PM, calcpage at aol.com wrote:
> 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
>>>> download those three & from nautilus double-click to install (bin
>>>> 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
>> 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 http://archive.canonical.com/ 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
> *.debs manually!
> A. Jorge Garcia
> Teacher & Professor
> Applied Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science
> Baldwin Senior High School & Nassau Community College
BTW, to answer your question of how did I install ubuntu in the first
place, I downloaded the iso at home and put it on an FTP site I set
up. This site is accessable on campus and off campus. So, the next
day at school I downloaded the iso to 8 PCs to burn 8 CDs in
parallel. Then I installed 8 PCs at a time over the next few days (24
A. Jorge Garcia
Applied Math & CS
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