[Grml] Re: Debian multimedia mirrors testing

Mark 27e3kk302 at sneakemail.com
Tue Oct 3 23:07:31 CEST 2006

> > Is anyone having good luck with these mirrors?  They seem broken.  Let
> > me know if one is working for you and I will try it here.
> > 
> > http://www.debian-multimedia.org/mirrors-testing.html
> aptitude update && aptitude upgrade
> ...
> Get:5 http://www.debian-multimedia.org sarge/main Packages [35.6kB]
> Hit http://www.debian-multimedia.org sarge/main Release
> ...
> Appears to work here.  Dunno about testing and Sid though.

Thank you for doing a test.  The site maintainer encourages mirrors,
some of which (link) are supposed to offer Debian's testing branch.  I
just can't find one that works yet.

Ubuntu repos are trouble, too.  One user needed proprietary formats set
up (Real, WMF, etc) and although Ubuntu offers instructions, they are
flawed.  I had to download half a dozen packs that are not in Ubuntu's
repos at all, plus some obscure dependency libraries, etc., and crank
through installation errors.  A working Debian multimedia repo is

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