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Re: [SLUG] How to find .deb's for debian.
- To: Rodos <rodos@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] How to find .deb's for debian.
- From: Anand Kumria <wildfire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Aug 1 13:32:38 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 09:11:39PM +1000, Rodos wrote:
> Well the sad news is that I had a hard drive crash and my mail server died
> an awful death. I have taken the oportunity f the reboot to upgrade and
> update lots of things. The main was was moving to debian.
> I tried to get going with exim for the mailer but gave up and went with
> sendmail. I got the modems working with mgetty and AutoPPP so that cool.
I've found exim's autoconfiguration to be pretty straight forward. Perhaps
send an email to exim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx with an explanation of the problem?
> I am trying to find a pop3 daemon to run. When I search debian.org it
> tells me about two server gnu-pop3d and qpopper. How do I install these
> with dselect or apt-get?
apt-get install <package>
another useful trick is:
apt-cache search <keyword> and
apt-cache show <package>
> Here is what is in my sources.list
> deb-src http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian stable main contrib non-free
> deb-src http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian unstable main contrib non-free
This will allow you to say:
$ apt-get source apache
and have the source for Apache downloaded and unpacked ready for you to build.
If that isn't what you what you may want to s/deb-src/deb/