Re: Systemic Debian bug -- was [Re: BUSTER install - CATCH-22]
- Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2019 14:05:42 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Systemic Debian bug -- was [Re: BUSTER install - CATCH-22]
On 2019-04-03, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I was going to document here the work-a-round I successfully used
> yesterday to install desired additional packages.
There's a bug report concerning this from 2014.
In that thread our very own Brian P. states:
It would appear that on Wheezy it is necessary for '--no-auto-detect'
to be added to the apt-cdrom command to get sources.list written to.
On Jessie 'sudo apt-cdrom -d /media/usb0 add' works with or without
I guess the above holds true for Stretch and Buster, buster (but it's only a
> Before doing so, I attempted to duplicate the steps performed yesterday.
> I received a strange error message. I suspect I know the source of the
> problem(s). It will take at least a day to document.
“Let us again pretend that life is a solid substance, shaped like a globe,
which we turn about in our fingers. Let us pretend that we can make out a plain
and logical story, so that when one matter is despatched--love for instance--
we go on, in an orderly manner, to the next.” - Virginia Woolf, The Waves