Re: lenny help needed
On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 19:03:57 -0800, David Fox wrote:
> On 3/7/08, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > I took a clean install of etch up to lenny on a debian-speakup disk and
> > tried adding the desktop environment using tasksel. Aptitude failed since
> > I suspect at least 10 of those packages had errors on the installation
> Hi Jude -
> Aptitude keeps a log of the session(s) in /var/log/aptitude. It mostly
> is a transcript of what
> packages were removed, installed, updated, that sort of thing. It may
> not contain the stuff you are interested in, however.
> /var/log/dpkg contains the most recent transcript of dpkg actions.
> I'll bet, however, that in /var/log/apt you will find the transcript
> for what you're looking for, in
If that does not help you then you can run "aptitude install -f" in a
script session. This command tells aptitude to fix all broken packages,
so you should get a nice transcript of all the problems it encounters
trying to do that.
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