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How to revert original packages? - installing QTWebit 5.212 [answered]

asked 2019-12-18 20:50:49 +0300

JacekJagosz gravatar image

updated 2019-12-18 20:51:49 +0300

I want to install experimental QTWebkit 5.212, but this repalces the system components and you need to revert back e.g. before system update. When I did that a year ago I had problems going to original ones.

I want to know the best way to revert to Jolla packages. What is the best way? Is this the correct way? Any way to use pkcon? Should I back up original RPMs?

 rpm -U --oldpackage --replacepkgs  --replacefiles <package> # reinstall rpm package

My Xperia 10 is on the way, which will replace my Jolla 1 and XZ1 Compact (Android). For that I want a capable web browser. I will use my poor Jolla 1 as a guinea pig.

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answered 2019-12-19 00:38:48 +0300

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updated 2019-12-19 00:39:13 +0300

Remove/disable openrepos llelectronicsdev repo then do:

pkcon refresh
pkcon install qt5-qtwebkit-uiprocess-launcher qt5-qtqml-import-webkitplugin-experimental qt5-qtqml-import-webkitplugin libqtwebkit5-widgets libqtwebkit5 qt5-qtwebkit-uiprocess-launcher qt5-qtqml-import-webkitplugin-experimental qt5-qtqml-import-webkitplugin libqtwebkit5-widget libqtwebkit5
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Thank you very much, installing this package completely changes the web experience!

JacekJagosz ( 2019-12-19 09:42:27 +0300 )edit

I am getting a fatal error: installation aborted by user, whenever I try this command to get back to the original packages.

orangecat ( 2019-12-19 12:47:11 +0300 )edit

@orangecat It does work for me (Jolla 1 on 3.2.0) after disabling the repo through Storeman. Dumb auestion, but are you sure you are executing it as Root?

JacekJagosz ( 2019-12-19 23:48:56 +0300 )edit

Yes in root. I restarted the device, and then the install went through.

orangecat ( 2019-12-20 01:20:45 +0300 )edit

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