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Author: Arnt Karlsen
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] help request
On Thu, 8 Dec 2022 09:46:59 -0600, o1bigtenor wrote in message

> On Thu, Dec 8, 2022 at 8:07 AM Arnt Karlsen <arnt@???> wrote:


> > ..re-update your liblxqt*s, mine are newer, as in 1.1.0-2|3ish.
> >
> Hm - - - very interesting.
> Tried a couple cycles of update/upgrade - - - nothing happening.
> So I tried a long short and did a apt install --reinstall lxqt-panel.
> (Followed that with apt-mark auto lxqt-panel to keep things
> 'toegether'.) Then and only then did apt pull in all the lxqt*
> packages - - to where I now have some almost 30 packages from the
> 1.1.0-2 or 3 group. Not everything labeled 16 is gone (there still is
> the 14 on one!).
> Guess that I still don't understand why the packages were being held
> back.

..try follow the the qt, lib etc dependencies with
variants of e.g. "dpkg -l |grep qt |grep 0.16. ",
sooner or later you'll find some old lib which is
"manually installed" that should be "automatically
installed." aptitude's "A" is neat here.

> (Makes me wonder if there are some circular arguments happening
> behind the scenes and apt can't break the circles so the packages just
> get held back - - - dunno!!!)
> Thanks for the ideas/help.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.