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9 Sep 2011 (updated 9 Sep 2011 at 04:18 UTC) »
nutella: Yep, I see that a bunch. I mark the problem diarists with a relevance below the threshold I read at and boom, problem converted into a new entirely different problem.

Edit: Of course, some of these people's person pages don't even render fully...
lkcl: Check your account page and make sure syndication isn't enabled. It's at the very bottom of the page.
lkcl: It looks like you've syndicated all of the KernelTrap blogs to your Advogato account.
coywolf: ha ha Solaris
tampe: Most modern GUI tookits include such facilities, often referred to as "layout managers" or "geometry managers".
ncm: For what it's worth, I'm running 3.0~rc2-2 here (amd64). Current uptime is about 3 days. I have a few extensions, no plugins.
pjf: Ohloh doesn't track merges between trees, even given the perfect knowledge git enables, so my minor Linux patch has turned into a huge game of whack a mole. Life is too short.
robocoder: Are you sure? I found following the link to to be very informative.
gary: keep on rocking.
csv: Assuming you're tracking testing or unstable, that usually means you should be using upgrade instead of dist-upgrade. Then examine what's left over and use apt-get install to upgrade whatever looks sensible, leaving gimp-data or whatever until the matching binary package is available.

I believe aptitude's dependency-resolution can work this sort of thing out by itself and present you with proposed solutions, but I'm too old and set in my ways to change now, so I use the above technique.

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