Posts Tagged ‘ backport ’

Installing backport packages through aptitude on Debian

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Just a quick little post today about getting Debian to go into the backports for that package you want to install.. remember that just because you have the backports repo in your sources.list it doesn’t mean that apt-get install whatever is going to install the bp version of whatever.. If you want to ensure that
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How to install a backport -dev package in Debian Squeeze

Mar 21st, 2012 | By

So today I ran into a wonderful hour long riddle that the kind folks over at #debian on freenode helped me solve.  Much more helpful than the guys at the debian irc server so I’m grateful I asked for help on both servers.  Specifically ksuhku for throwing me a bone immediately and a great link
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Debian fun for the week – USB HD locking system + fglrx and backport kernels

Dec 3rd, 2011 | By

Alrighty, another adventure to go on in linux land.  The problems started a few days ago when I noticed my system locking up all of a sudden.. I mean full all the way lock, stock and two smoking barrels having to take the battery out and unplug the damn thing just to get it to
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