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Re: [trinity-users] Sources list entry for Salvek's repository for LM17 was: Re: [trinity-users] gcc and Trinity dependencies

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:06:52 +0000
On Tuesday 02 September 2014 16:20:55 Slávek Banko wrote:
> Dne út 2. září 2014 Lisi Reisz napsal(a):
> > Slávek -
> >
> > Should this be:
> >
> > deb trusty deps-r14 main-r14
> > deb-src trusty deps-r14 main-r14
> >
> > for Linux Mint 17?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Lisi
> >
> > P.S.  Yes, I know I could suck it and see, but I am struggling so much
> > with being unable to see the awful MATE that I want to make as few errors
> > as possible while trying to render Mint visible - and therefore usable.
> Yes, Mint 17 is based on Ubuntu Trusty, so given APT sources should work
> correctly. 

I have been struggling with the awful Linux Mint and MATE ever since.  I felt 
that I must move beyond my comfort zone.  Debian and TDE is so easy and so 
familiar.  So for my new box for playing streaming media on my television I 
installed Linux Mint 17 with Mate.

I have made myself give it a fair chance.  But I can stand it no longer.  So I 
bit the bullet, edited my sources.list, updated and tried to install TDE 14.

This is the result:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 tdeprint-trinity : Conflicts: foomatic-db-compressed-ppds but
20140410-0ubuntu1 is installed.
The following actions will resolve these dependencies:

     Remove the following packages:
1)     foomatic-db-compressed-ppds

     Keep the following packages at their current version:
2)     kubuntu-desktop-trinity [Not Installed]


I hope that I have copied and pasted enough.  As I say, I am struggling.  
Mate, anyhow in its Linux Mint version, is almost invisible.  (To me, at any 
rate.  But I can't use anyone else's eyes. ;-)  )

I could, of course, simply wipe the lot and install my beloved Wheezy and TDE  But that would be defeatist.