On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 09:17:07 +0000, John A. Kinsella <john.kinsella at ul.ie>
> If I can't think of anything else I'll
> get RH8 re-burned onto CD's
> Re-install RH8 over current system
What you could do is:
Install atrpms (http://atrpms.physik.fu-berlin.de/install.html). Follow the
instructions on that page: import the key, download and install the
Either leave your /etc/apt/sources.list as it comes with the kickstart
or trim to just freshrpms.
Do the 'apt-get install && apt-get dist-upgrade'.
Now do an 'apt-get install gnome*'.
I had similar problems with FC1/Gnome recently, where a dist-upgrade
uninstalled many of the Gnome packages. If you are still in dependency hell
after this, I think these are the two lines from my history which finally
sorted it all out:
444 apt-get install gnome-desktop gnome-session control-center
466 apt-get install gnome-terminal
Your situation is likely to be a bit different, but you'll eventually hit
a combination that will install, and it will save you starting from
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