Downgrade Thunderbird 6 to Thunderbird 5 from PPA

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Aug 18 23:55:11 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 00:48 +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 00:03, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> > What repos would support that??
> Does the repo have to support anything? I thought that the package
> manager would interact with the repo via some API, and that Yum would
> work with the same API as Aptitude. The fact that tit is downloading a
> .deb instead of a .rpm wouldn't matter for purposes of interacting
> with the repo. I'm naive, right?
> > To me, apt-get beats the dog out of yum.
> >
> In what way? What objective advantage does apt-get have?

I used RedHat and Caldera, when they both first came out, for ages, and
later used Fedora. My preference for apt-get is purely visceral, the
same with preferring Ubuntu to RedHat/Fedora. I don't have to jump
through hoops to get at what I need to make my system do useful stuff. I
find life is better here. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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