remove xorg-edgers ppa

P. Echols p.echo926 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 18:14:16 UTC 2015


On Sun, Oct 4, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4 October 2015 at 18:17, P. Echols <p.echo926 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Oct 3, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 3 October 2015 at 20:03, P. Echols <p.echo926 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Greetings all,
> >> >
> >> > This post has the what at the top and the "why" and background further
> >> > down.
> >> >
> >> > I am trying to remove / purge the xorg-edgers ppa and revert to
> >> > supported
> >> > repositories.  Using ppa purge gives this:
> >> >
> >> > patton at XPS-8700:~$ sudo ppa-purge xorg-edgers
> >> > Updating packages lists
> >> > PPA to be removed: xorg-edgers ppa
> >> > Warning:  Could not find package list for PPA: xorg-edgers ppa
> >> >
> >> > My searches suggest that this is because the ppa was installed on
> >> > version
> >> > 14.04 and I did not remember their stern instruction to use ppa-purge
> >> > before
> >> > the upgrade.  (Note:  I have absolutely no memory of installing the
> ppa
> >> > in
> >> > the first place, or why.)
> >> >
> >> > What apparently happens now is that the package manager has no record
> of
> >> > anything being installed from the ppa, so there is nothing to "purge."
> >> > That
> >> > is demonstrably wrong because of the issue that got me started in the
> >> > first
> >> > place:
> >> >
> >> > The reason I discovered the problem at all was attemting to install
> VLC.
> >> > Results were this:
> >> >
> >> > The following packages have unmet dependencies:
> >> >  vlc : Depends: libgles1-mesa (>= 7.8.1) but it is not going to be
> >> > installed
> >> > or
> >> >                 libgles1
> >> >
> >> > and
> >> >
> >> > patton at XPS-8700:~$ apt-cache policy libgl1-mesa-glx libglapi-mesa
> >> > libgl1-mesa-glx:
> >> >   Installed: 10.6.0~git20150528+10.6.ffd133bd-0ubuntu0ricotz~trusty
> >> >   Candidate: 10.6.0~git20150528+10.6.ffd133bd-0ubuntu0ricotz~trusty
> >>
> >> That suggests to me that you still have a trusty repository enabled.
> >> Have a look in your s/w sources and if you can find it then disable it
> >> and run
> >> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> >>
> >> Colin
> >>
> >
> > Thanks Colin,
> >
> > I tried that.  Results in
> > "0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded."
>
> So you found a trusty entry in the software sources and removed it?
>
>
>
>
Second reply.  Moved xorg-edgers* out of /etc/apt/sources.list.d/  and
repeated the update and dist-upgrade routine.  No change.

Thanks again,
Patton
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