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by LinksysRouter
20 Jun 2015, 04:13
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Resolving .deb dependencies
Replies: 6
Views: 911

Re: Resolving .deb dependencies

Looks like it worked!

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Cool, the debian spm worked great. That'll be useful if/when I encounter this problem in the future. Cheers.
by LinksysRouter
19 Jun 2015, 13:18
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Resolving .deb dependencies
Replies: 6
Views: 911

Re: Resolving .deb dependencies

The problem with this method is that it doesn't take any dependency handling into account. If you convert a .deb to a module, it doesn't check for dependencies, list them or resolve them (where a .deb would do that in a native debian environment). So if you have a .deb of the program you want *and*...
by LinksysRouter
19 Jun 2015, 12:48
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Resolving .deb dependencies
Replies: 6
Views: 911

Re: Resolving .deb dependencies

if i understand correctly, porteus is intended to work with software in form of xzm modules, no other formats are suitable It's possible to convert a .deb to a .xzm and have it work correctly (in fact I have done that with gddrescue 1.19 since the newest version isn't in slackware yet). The problem...
by LinksysRouter
19 Jun 2015, 12:29
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Resolving .deb dependencies
Replies: 6
Views: 911

Resolving .deb dependencies

There is the occasional program I would like to put in that isn't in the slackware repositories (like http://www.marzocca.net/linux/baobab/ for example). Unfortunately, the package requires a heck of a lot of gtk and gnome dependencies, and I don't know what to package with it to get it to work. Is ...