[mythtv-users] Any Debian / Mythtv / Nvidia users here?
eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Feb 21 15:53:39 UTC 2011
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 10:23 AM, stuart <stuart at xnet.com> wrote:
> Funny you should say that about debian unstable. I've been thinking for
> the past several years that debian unstable is more stable than released
> fedora. (My thoughts regarding the universe...<poof!>)
> Anyhow, if you could help, I am possibly google-ing the wrong way here.
> The result, I don't see how I can pull bits of nvidia from debian
> experimental. That is, I see no clear cut way of doing this. My
> biggest fear is that I turn my mythtv boxes from debain unstable to
> debian experimental with out any hope of returning to debian unstable.
It's not possible to turn a Debian box into an experimental Debian
distribution box because such a thing doesn't exist. Experimental
isn't a complete distribution. It has a handful of selected packages
that must be installed on top of a complete distribution (usually
The /etc/apt/sources.list line quoted in the wiki above isn't meant to
replace your line for the unstable distribution, but is a second line
which should be placed after the unstable link.
No packages will be installed from experimental unless you use pinning
or command line arguments as shown in the wiki.
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