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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Continuation: Re: [trinity-users] Installing Trinity on Squeeze: problem with recommends

From: leee <leee@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:57:37 +0100
On Monday 17 September 2012 17:10:53 Lisi wrote:
> I started again.  I installed a fairly basic Squeeze system, I then
> installed LXDE (without a hitch), then desktop-base-trinity, also without a
> hitch.  I used only the official repository.
> I now had a working system with a terminal in which I could scroll back,
> and if I wanted copy in order to paste.
> Next I tried to install kde-trinity.  A long error message ensued.  But
> this time I could scroll back to see the whole message.

Just an observation:  If you're in a situation where you can only work via the 
console and can't scroll back to see errors that have scrolled off-screen 
then either pipe the command through a pager, like less, or re-direct std 
output & std err to a file.  You can then use less or an editor, like nano, 
or even copy it to another system to view the entire output and find out what 

I held off from commenting earlier because I got bounced from trinity-users 
again (this only became apparent after I'd noticed that I hadn't received any 
trinity-users posting for about a month or so).  Anyway, as a result I missed 
the start of this thread and I didn't realise that you hadn't actually been 
able to see the relevant messages.