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How do I install the latest version of Sphinx Seach in Apt-get?

When I do "sudo apt-get install sphinxsearch", I get version 0.9. I want the latest stable version (which is 2.4, I believe) How can I do that using aptitude?
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Why can't I uninstall mysql completely? look! it's still there

root@db2:/var/log/mysql# aptitude remove mysql-server --purge Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading extended state information Initializing ...
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Cannot install MYSQL using aptitude…can anyone tell me why?

It just stops and freezes after this. The following packages will be upgraded: libmysqlclient15off mysql-client mysql-client-5.0 mysql-common 4 packages upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to ...
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After I change /etc/apt/sources.list…why doesn't it take effect?

Do I have to restart something? Edit: sudo apt-get update has no effect. When I search this on another machine with the SAME sources.list, it works. But, it still doesn't work on this machine. ...
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Why can't I install Java via “sudo aptitude” in Ubuntu?

$ sudo aptitude install sun-java6-jdk [sudo] password for fal: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading extended state information Initializing ...