C Hamel wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 February 2006 12:57, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> C Hamel wrote:
>> > On Tuesday 21 February 2006 09:53, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > Thanks for clearing that up. :-) Perhaps that is what transpired.
>> > Fact is, I forgot to delete the backports,
>> I thought as much.
>> > which doubtless means I'd have to perform 'apt-get update'.
>> > (Getting used to a new distro is amazingly
>> > frustrating, at
>> > times. I used Gentoo for better than a year, prior. I finally gave up
>> > on it
>> > because it, like SuSE, et. al., all had b0rked apps, post-update.)
>> > I used the wizard to upgrade, and when I finished some apps were
>> > broken. K3b,
>> > though a new version, ceased to write DVD+RWs/CD-Rs.
>> _that_ was likely a result of kernel changes. It bit everybody around
>> 2.6.8, then after you figured out how to fix that they reverted to the
>> old system around 2.6.12
>> Some broken apps after upgrade is possible - though if you stick to the
>> current stable version (ie, breezy for now) of Ubuntu, that shouldn't
>> happen. It was the idea that adept would completely mess up KDE that
>> didn't sound right.
>> To keep your system stable, you should have: breezy, breezy-security (for
>> security updates) and breezy-updates (for other bug fixes) in your
>> sources.list. Anything else is suspect.
> I have a further query. Since I have double-checked the sources.list and
> find that the backports are commented out, I am still getting a GPG error
> on kubuntu.org breezy release stating that the signature cannot be
> verified. Consequently, I am submitting my [Breezy] sources.list for
> inspection to see if it is b0rked in any way:
> deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu breezy main restricted
Do you compile packages from source? I rather doubt it. Comment out _all_
the deb-src lines until you know what they do.
> deb http://wine.sourceforge.net/apt/ binary/
> deb ftp://ftp.free.fr/pub/Distributions_Linux/plf/ubuntu/plf/ breezy free
> deb-src ftp://ftp.free.fr/pub/Distributions_Linux/plf/ubuntu/plf/ breezy
> free non-free
> deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ etch non-free
> deb http://kubuntu.org/packages/kde35 breezy main
Do you have a clue what _any_ these do? If you include all of these you
really can't complain that adept breaks your system. I'm not even sure I
trust the kubuntu.org one, definitely none of the others.
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