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Re: I think I have a problem with mint update

Postby Foomandoonian on Sun May 04, 2008 12:31 am

Scratch that - 38 updates as of today!
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Re: I think I have a problem with mint update

Postby Husse on Sun May 04, 2008 2:39 pm

I feel I don't understand mintUpdate well enough...
I'll submit this to the team and hopefully you'll have an answer fairly soon
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Re: I think I have a problem with mint update

Postby Foomandoonian on Sun May 04, 2008 3:24 pm

Thanks Husse.

I actually just figured out that Synaptic had all the same updates. Once that was done, mintUpdate was happy too. So now I'm not really clear about what purpose mintUpdate serves, but at least I'm happy.

This is exactly the kind of thing that confuses noobs and then seems so simple afterwards! ;)
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Re: I think I have a problem with mint update

Postby Husse on Sun May 04, 2008 3:42 pm

mintUpdate does more than Synaptic (and less) and is safer
Synaptic is a tool to install any kind of package while mintUpdate only handles updates
Please use mintUpdate for updates - there's less risk that you screw up your system due to the categorization in mintUpdate
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Re: I think I have a problem with mint update

Postby Foomandoonian on Sun May 04, 2008 4:53 pm

Husse wrote:mintUpdate does more than Synaptic (and less) and is safer
Synaptic is a tool to install any kind of package while mintUpdate only handles updates
Please use mintUpdate for updates - there's less risk that you screw up your system due to the categorization in mintUpdate


Ah! In that case, I still have a problem.
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