Re: aptitude errors
On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Dean Montgomery wrote:
I am unable to get aptitude to work.
root@nagios:/var/cache/apt# aptitude install cacti
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Reading task descriptions... Done
2 packages upgraded, 32 newly installed, 0 to remove and 121 not
Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 74.1MB will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?]
Writing extended state information... Error!
E: I wasn't able to locate file for the nagios-plugins package. This
might mean you need to manually fix this package.
E: Couldn't lock list directory..are you root?
I am root.
I ran aptitude update s
Why not try using the apt-get program instead?