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#1 2019-08-03 14:14:29

erdos
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Registered: 2018-06-04
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apt-get can't find 'firefox' package

after upgrading to ascii, system can't find and install 'firefox'

root@debian:/home/erdos# apt-get update
Hit:1 http://deb.devuan.org/merged ascii InRelease
Hit:2 http://deb.devuan.org/merged ascii-updates InRelease
Hit:3 http://deb.devuan.org/merged ascii-security InRelease
Hit:4 http://deb.devuan.org/merged ascii-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done                      
root@debian:/home/erdos# exit
exit

erdos@debian:~$ sudo apt-get install firefox
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree        
Reading state information... Done
Package firefox is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'firefox' has no installation candidate
erdos@debian:~$ 

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#2 2019-08-03 15:20:55

Head_on_a_Stick
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Re: apt-get can't find 'firefox' package

Try

# apt install firefox-esr

https://pkginfo.devuan.org/stage/ascii/ … eb9u1.html

The firefox package is only available in ceres.


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#3 2019-08-05 03:02:41

erdos
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Re: apt-get can't find 'firefox' package

nice! thank you!

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