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How do I create a deb for GCC 4.7?

I'm sorry but I have tried the tutorials on various websites. Nothing, so far, has worked. I'm using Ubuntu Maverick 10.10. I've downloaded, compiled and installed GCC 4.7.0. Now I want to make a .deb ...
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Installing Catalyst 11.6 for an ATI HD 6970

Ubuntu Maverick 10.10 is displaying the desktop okay (though limited to 1600x1200) after my having installed my new HD 6970 card, so I'm now trying to install the proprietary driver (I understand the ...
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Programs don't start after installing .deb packages

I just installed a fresh copy of ubuntu destop 10.10 on my (old) Acer laptop. I downloaded Synergy and Google-Earth's deb file and it opened with the Ubuntu Software Center. Now in the applications ...
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How to remove a deb without removing its dependencies

I would like to install the most recent version of boto, which I do via python setup.py install Yet when I try to remove the old version the following packages also get removed: apt-get remove ...