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Default Re: *.deb installing - 01-01-2009, 02:38 PM

Originally Posted by n4s720
I'm trying this guide but I cant get step one to work. I did install that other file from the previous post before I found this and now I cant get it to force the older verision. The force selection is grey and I cant select it.
Did you by any chance change your repositories from the Dell defaults? Other changes to settings in Synaptic?

Any additional details about what you've done (or not done) would be helpful.
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Default Re: *.deb installing - 01-01-2009, 06:27 PM

i think i cleared it up. i uninstalled the broken debi and reinstalled it. everything seems fine now.

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Default Re: *.deb installing - 01-10-2009, 11:27 AM

Originally Posted by mcrider
There is an Italian bash script that automates this process of converting i386 debs to lpia, available at http://www.blogwol.com/2008/11/08/sc...er-intel-atom/. Of course it works fine on other language systems. Just put the script in your path, and it will convert all the .debs in the directory you run it from.
This certainly appears to do the trick with minimal fuss.
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Default Re: *.deb installing - 01-10-2009, 09:20 PM

A translated and slightly tuned up version of the script (including a deb package) is available here:

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