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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade uninstalled most of KDE




On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:55:59PM +0200, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Martin Steigerwald - 16.08.17, 23:43:
> > There is no automatic way to undo the action. I suggest you install again
> > by  using metapackages like
> > 
> > - plasma-desktop
> > - kde-standard
> > - kde-full
> > 
> > depending on the amount of packages you want to have installed.
> > 
> > And then add any additional packages you want to have again.
> 
> I missed that this wouldn´t fix current KDE/Plasma packages not fitting yet to 
> Qt 5.9.1.
> 
> So I suggest you switch to Debian testing temporarily.
> 
> Then either aptitude install one of above meta packages will over a nice 
> solution that will downgrade Qt packages to 5.7.1 again… or you need to 
> manually do that by something along the lines of
> 
> apt/aptitude install package=versionnummer

This should help:
.--==[ /etc/apt/preferences ]
Package: *
Pin: release a=testing
Pin-Priority: 1001
`----
apt dist-upgrade

This is the most automated way to undo the mess I know of.


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