Re: dpkg & other assorted questions...
In article <Pine.SGI.3.95.970926203933.18087Afirstname.lastname@example.org> jd? wrote:
: i have some .deb packkages and cant seem to install them because i get the
: following error when i run dpkg -i filename.deb;
: dpkg: parse error, in file/'var/lib/dpkg/updates/0024' near line 1:
: newline in field name '#padding"
: i have no idea what this is.......any clues on how to fix it???
: all that file contains is a number of '#padding" each on one line like
: this ;
Do "df" to check how much free space you have on on your hard
disk(s). I have seen this happen when when you run out of hard disk
space, you see.
I'm not sure how to fix it the correct way, but making sure you have
space on the hard drive and editing that file and removing all
"#padding" entries in it fixed it for me. Or perhaps I simply removed
: Also how do i make fvwm2 my default windows manager and how do i add
: programs to my menus.....or where do i find documentation on how to
: customize X.......
I don't know, but perhaps /etc/X11/window-managers is what you should
: one last thing....how do i force my machine to start up to the x windows
: login box......thanx in advanced.
I think you want to edit /etc/X11/config.
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