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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 22:21:02 +0000
On Tuesday 18 November 2014 22:06:52 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> 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 http://mirror.xcer.cz/trinity-sb trusty deps-r14 main-r14
> > > deb-src http://mirror.xcer.cz/trinity-sb 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:
>
> <quote>
> 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]
> </quote>
addendum:
Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] q
Abandoning all efforts to resolve these dependencies.
Abort.
Hermes lisi #

> Help!!
>
> 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 3.13.2.2.  But that would be defeatist.
>
> Thanks,
> Lisi
>
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