[ILUG] Mixing linux distributions
emansour.os at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 09:13:35 IST 2006
I have used Ubuntu 6.06, since it was released on June.
I was modifying my source-list, and accidentally I modified it to Ubuntu
For example, I used
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu edgy main restricted universe multiverse
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu edgy main restricted universe
The mistake came from using "edgy" instate of "dapper"
I received a lot of changes. Then, I had been asked to restart.
I did so. However, my xserver is broken.
I received this message "xserver is broken or not fully installed"
I googled for a solution. I understood that I need to reinstall my xserver
I modified again my source-list to refer to "dapper" and also to use my
I removed xserver-xorg-common, then I tried to install it again. It failed,
because of dependency problem related to the "xl1" package, which is the
core of the X Window.
I tried to reinstall the xl1 package by removing it and then install it
I removed the xl1 package, but I also failed in installing it again.
I think that it was another big mistake.
Now, I can not find a solution by googling the net.
I have a lot of installed programs, I did a lot of customization to my
Is there any one can help me in recovering my Ubuntu?
Is there any chance to let my xserver work again?
Thank you so much in advance
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