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Re: [vox-tech] Trouble with apt-get

* Peter Jay Salzman (p@dirac.org) wrote:
> begin Rusty Minden <clownsinc@attbi.com> 
> > Ximian was the old Helix Gnome.
> ahhh.... that makes perfect sense (note: i don't know what helix is, but
> i know what gnome is).
> you almost certainly can't have ximian and gnome desktops on the same
> machine.
> i WOULD say certainly, but debian bends over backwards to do stuff like
> letting you have X3 and X4 on the same system.   but you said the ximian
> stuff isn't a debian produced package?
> so i'd have to agree with rick and say, if it was made by debian, it
> might be possible to have both on the same system.  otherwise, it's not
> shocking that it doesn't play well with the debian GNOME desktop.
Rick is right.  Ximian has been deprecated for some time, since wasn't
done properly in the first place.  There was a message about that
close to year ago, but I don't remember where.  Certainly it was
discussed on debian-users.  Use the Debian versions of Gnome.

Cam Ellison Ph.D. R.Psych.
From Roberts Creek on B.C.'s incomparable Sunshine Coast

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