I am creating a package that needs to depend on a package if another is installed, but needs a different dependency if no such package is installed. Is that possible using just the control file of the .deb, or are other tools needed? This package is actually meant for Ubuntu, so any tools unavailable in Ubuntu repositories can't be used.
I recently upgraded from Statler to Waldorf (and Wheezy) by changing my sources.list (and apt.conf and preferences) to the appropriated repos and doing a dist-upgrade. My network-manager (and the clipboard manager) now shows empty boxes instead of actual text. Everything else (xchat, the volume thing, and transmission) in the taskbar work fine.
Something I ran across in the wee hours of the morning this morning was that the software center samba package differs from the samba apt-get package. How do you in a direct way (as in from software center or some other direct method...not pre-install post-install package list diff-ing) determine what package/pseudo-package a software center line item pulls in?
After downgrade from php 5.3 to 5.2 on CentOS 5, I can't find the usuel packages on the standard enabled repos. Missing php, mysql…
The I force the install with rpm-ivh on Jason repo for most of the packages. I can't install php-mysql package with this method.
Why yum install php-mysql gives: