3 simple ways of installing beta packages: pear -d preferred_state=beta install <package> pear install <package>-beta pear install -f <package> The above commands also work with pecl instead of pear.
This will make that package stay stuck in that version so you will have to take it off hold if you want to upgrade it: echo "package hold" | dpkg –set-selections Alternatively use: apt-mark hold package To take a package off Hold: echo "package install" | dpkg –set-selections Alternatively use: apt-mark unhold […]
To have your package installation unattended, without any prompt, just export the DEBIAN_FRONTEND variable as shown below, then install your package. This maybe useful if used in scripts. export DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get -q -y install …..
The following commands should be executed with root privileges or via sudo. First of all, you need to install the repositories: rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm With SElinux activated, you need to configure its settings a little bit. Else the driver may not be loaded: setsebool -P allow_execstack on Now you proceed with the […]