Is this Install Guide Complete?

Huckle Berry huck.berry at
Thu Apr 29 22:11:15 CEST 2010

I added the lenny-backport repo and updated. I then ran
$sudo apt-get install freeradius
I cannot copy and paste the output because I'm sshing on my mobile but
apt essentially reports that libltd13 (1.5.2-2+) is a dependency but
it cannot be found.

On 4/29/10, Josip Rodin <joy at> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 02:07:50PM -0400, Huckle Berry wrote:
>> > > > I have a server that is running a relatively clean install of Ubuntu
>> > > > 9.10 Server. Due to the known licensing issue restrictions I cannot
>> > > > simply use the debian freeradius package.
>> > >
>> > >   This was fixed in 2.1.8.
>>  As of this morning, the latest version of freeradius in the (karmic 9.10)
>> repos is 2.1.0. Although 2.1.8 is availible as a lenny backport for
>> debian,
>> I get the feeling that your suggestion is to stick with distribution
>> packages whenever possible. Supposing I wanted to use the debian package
>> to
>> install 2.1.8 onto my ubuntu system [...]
> You shouldn't have to recompile anything in order to use Debian's lenny
> packages on Ubuntu's karmic - the latter is just a bit newer base, but there
> should be no differences so critical that you couldn't share packages that
> are relatively standalone, such as FreeRADIUS packages. You probably can't
> share something major like glibc, or something huge like gnome, but FR
> should be relatively fine.
> Try adding a Debian lenny-backports repository to your sources.list,
> for example:
> 	deb lenny-backports main
> Then update the package list (apt-get update) and then just try installing
> the main FreeRADIUS package from there, for example with:
> 	apt-get install -t lenny-backports freeradius
> If it errors out or tries to add more than a dozen packages, especially
> something that doesn't seem related to FR, abort and paste the output here
> for examination.
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