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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of backport.

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  • Note, that many users of Ubuntu 8.10 has reported that in order to compile, it is neccesary to enable the "backports" repository in synaptic, and update / upgrade all kde4 related packages.

    KDE-Apps.org Content

  • Note, that some users of Kubuntu 8.10 has reported that in order to compile, it is neccesary to enable the "backports" repository in synaptic, and update / upgrade all kde4 related packages.

    KDE-Apps.org Content

  • Oczywiście nowy Amarok zawitał także do repozytorium Ubuntu, dla wersji 9.10 KK bedzie to repozytorium backportów Kubuntu: sudo add-apt-repository ppa: kubuntu-ppa/backports

    Wydano Amaroka 2.3.0

  • Not the most ideal situation, I do hope that once 2.1 hits final it will be released in backports with full functionality.

    life at the end of the universe » Amarok 2 in Kubuntu Jaunty

  • Thanks God for backports, which solved most of my problems.

    Reflective Surface - A Debian install: it rocks, but…

  • My attempt to install KDE 4.7 via the backports repository on 11.04 was not successful-the update hung at 87 percent and wouldn't finish.

    Ars Technica

  • (I tried installing linux-backports-modules-alsa but none internal neither external mic works)

    Ubuntu Forums

  • I mentioned, I only added the wine repo out of anal-retentiveness but it seems to NOT be necesary (and I believe the newer versions are being pushed as backports so I'd get them anyways from the official repos).

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • I'm trying to setup a little virtual network, using 2 bridges (using bridge-utils), and 2 virtual machines (using QEMU/KVM), on Debian Lenny (no unstable-testing-backports-whatever which is not stable).

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • That fgrlx does not build with 2.6.32 (new kernel vs old closed source driver), so you will have to get fglrx 10.4 from the backports repo as well.

    LinuxQuestions.org

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