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[vox] Re: A Criticism of Debian Testing
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[vox] Re: A Criticism of Debian Testing


> Digikam, and I believe K3b also, are available for both the stable
> and unstable versions, but not testing.  I assume that these
> programs will move from unstable to testing, but it is irritating
> to say the least to see these programs simply disappear from one's
> computer.

Funny you should say that :)  I'm sat here looking at the same 
problem.  Doesn't help a lot.  I've got a non-working Samsung ML-1510 
laser printer since my upgrade to the latest version of testing last 
week. Cupsus 1.1.23-12 bombs out on installation...

Setting up cupsys (1.1.23-12) ...
Starting Common Unix Printing System: cupsdcupsd: Child exited with 
status 98!
invoke-rc.d: initscript cupsys, action "start" failed.

Just submitted a bug report for this.  I do have a really nice KDE 
3.4.2 desktop but what us is it without K3B and Digikam ?  Might 
consider going back to SuSE for a desktop :)   Also...

# apt-get install aptitude
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely 
the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
that package should be filed.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  aptitude: Depends: libsigc++-1.2-5c2 but it is not going to be 
E: Broken packages

I'll get onto this one next :)


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