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gmenfan83
February 15th, 2011, 11:48 PM
ok i tried to use the firefox beta and installed ppa minefield and namoraka browser,,,,
then i deleted them from synaptics manager and all was well ,,,then i did an update and they are back ,,,now when i search for them in synaptic i cant find them to delete again???im stumped!

sydbat
February 15th, 2011, 11:49 PM
ok i tried to use the firefox beta and installed ppa minefield and namoraka browser,,,,
then i deleted them from synaptics manager and all was well ,,,then i did an update and they are back ,,,now when i search for them in synaptic i cant find them to delete again???im stumped!Did you go into "Software Sources" and uncheck the ppa? Otherwise, it will continue to want to install / update from the ppa.

TeoBigusGeekus
February 15th, 2011, 11:50 PM
System>Administration>Software sources
Remove their repositories.

gmenfan83
February 15th, 2011, 11:53 PM
thank you guys for the fast responses ,,,only problem is i have no software source under administrations?

nm guys i found it in synaptics,,thanks again

TeoBigusGeekus
February 15th, 2011, 11:54 PM
Right click your menus> Edit menus.
Find the system menu and tick Software Sources.

gmenfan83
February 16th, 2011, 12:48 AM
ok i deleted the ppa package ,and i was able to get rid of minefield but now i am trying to revert from namoraka to firefox using this

sudo apt-get install --reinstall firefoxand i get this output?

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reinstallation of firefox is not possible, it cannot be downloaded.
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libdesktop-agnostic0 fortunes-min libdesktop-agnostic-cfg-gconf fortune-mod
librecode0 libdesktop-agnostic-vfs-gio libdesktop-agnostic-fdo-glib
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

TeoBigusGeekus
February 16th, 2011, 01:01 AM
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install --reinstall firefox

gmenfan83
February 16th, 2011, 01:03 AM
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install --reinstall firefox
thank you ,,,,i actually just searched and found that i must have erased my mozilla repository when i was deleting the others hence no install