[mythtv-users] Any Debian / Mythtv / Nvidia users here?

Eric Sharkey 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!>)

No comment.

> 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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