l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
November 4: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Oct. 10: LUGOD Installfests coming again soon
Page last updated:
2002 Nov 28 12:17

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Trouble with apt-get
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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



Ximian was the old Helix Gnome. I have decided not to install it. 
I just wanted to experiment with it. I will do so on a different 
system though.

Rusty

On Thursday 28 November 2002 01:15 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> rusty,
>
> 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.
>
> pete
>
>
> 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_i
> > >386. 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_i
> > >386. deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error
> > > code (1)
> > >
> > > _______________________________________________
> > > vox-tech mailing list
> > > vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox-tech mailing list
> > vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech

_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
O'Reilly and Associates
For numerous book donations.