On Sun, 2012-06-17 at 10:32 -0400, Gary Dale wrote:
> On 17/06/12 10:10 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > On Sun, 2012-06-17 at 10:00 -0400, Gary Dale wrote:
> >> On 17/06/12 09:44 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >>> On Sun, 2012-06-17 at 20:29 +0700, Sthu Deus wrote:
> >>>> I want to update wine packages up to unstable versions - for amd64
> >>> http://packages.debian.org/sid/wine>
> >>> http://packages.debian.org/sid/amd64/wine/download
> >>> Google unfortunately still is the best choice, when searching the web.
> >> Just don't download .deb files from untrusted sources. The ones on
> >> debian.org should always be your first choice.
> > 1. I was mistaken, but linked to Debian.
> > 2. Third party not always is bad, especially because there's a small
> > line between "official" and "third party". What e.g. is Debian
> > multimedia?
> Yes, but your point about google can lead to untrusted sources. And
> debian-multimedia often conflicts with the official packages. While I
> like the packages in debian-multimedia, I find I can't use them because
> they cause problems. This may be less of an issue when you're running
> the current stable release but I run testing.
> The regular developers have enough problems keeping the packages from
> conflicting without having to add in packages that must be compiled with
> incompatible options. While I appreciate the job Christian Marillat is
> doing, debian-multimedia isn't for everyone.
I run tons of Linux distros, to get a DAW and if I use a third party
repository or compile myself, than I (hopefully
know what I do. I've
got personal problems with e.g. some developers for Debian Multimedia,
however, they aren't bad, they know what they're doing and they do a
trustful, good job (even if I sometimes disagree
and of course, if
multimedia isn't head for your importance, don't add this repo to your
repos. I can't speak for wine, since wineasio is crap and I usually
don't need wine, resp., to run fucking iTunes I anyway need to run
However, Debian stable is Debian stable is Debian stable with all it's
advantages and drawbacks. The sentence "Rose is a rose is a rose is a
rose." was written by Gertrude Stein
perhaps he background isn't very trustful
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