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Re: [vox-tech] Trouble with apt-get
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Re: [vox-tech] Trouble with apt-get


you have to understand that i don't even know what ximian is.

but based on package information and your email, it looks like ximian is
some kind of replacement for gnome.  in fact, the error you saw is
ximian trying to write a file over another file that already exists on
your filesystem.

while it kind of sucks you got an error, just think about the heartache
it avoided -- just willy nilly overwriting a file.  package management
rules.  anyway.

again, i don't know what ximian is, but it looks like you'll have to
uninstall a good chunk of gnome to install it.

maybe someone can give you a better answer, but from what little i know
about these packages, this is how i see it.


begin Rusty Minden <clownsinc@attbi.com> 
> I commented out the line and did an apt-get dist-upgrade (yes 
> after and update) and all is good again, but I would like to 
> experiment with Ximian.
> Rusty
> On Thursday 28 November 2002 01:07 am, Rusty Minden wrote:
> > I have decided to try to install Ximian Desktop. I added this
> >
> > deb http://red-carpet.ximian.com/debian stable main
> >
> > to /etc/apt/sources.list and got this error after the second
> > apt-get dist-upgrade
> > I used the apt-get -f install per the error message when I ran
> > apt-get dist-upgrade
> >
> > penny:/home/rdm# apt-get -f install
> > Reading Package Lists... Done
> > Building Dependency Tree... Done
> > Correcting dependencies... Done
> > The following extra packages will be installed:
> >   gnome-bin
> > 1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 44 
> > not upgraded.
> > 15 packages not fully installed or removed.
> > Need to get 0B/84.9kB of archives. After unpacking 1270kB will
> > be used.
> > Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
> > (Reading database ... 93488 files and directories currently
> > installed.)
> > Preparing to replace gnome-bin 1.4.2-8 (using
> > .../gnome-bin_1%3a1.4.1.6-1.ximian.1_i386.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement gnome-bin ...
> > dpkg: error processing
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-bin_1%3a1.4.1.6-1.ximian.1_i386.
> >deb (--unpack):
> >  trying to overwrite
> > `/usr/share/man/man1/gnome-pty-helper.1.gz', which is also in
> > package libzvt2
> > dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> >
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-bin_1%3a1.4.1.6-1.ximian.1_i386.
> >deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> >
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