Re: editing /var/lib/dpkg/available
On 01/24/2011 11:36 PM, Waqqas Dadabhoy wrote:
I played around with Zimbra a while ago, but have removed it now. I
get the following error whenever I use apt-get:
warning, in file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 8727 package 'zimbra-ldap':
error in Version string '6.0.8_GA_2661.DEBIAN5_64': invalid character
in version number
Since I won't be using Zimbra again, I am considering removing the
Zimbra-related lines from /var/lib/dpkg/available. To me the
hand-editing seems crude, is there a 'more clean' or 'recommended' way
to get rid of the error?
I have this problem with old version of VirtualBox.
What was working for me is deleting block inside /var/lib/dpkg/available
where was mentioning old VirtualBox or in your case zimbra-ldap (near
Before doing that back up /var/lib/dpkg/available just in case
somethings go wrong.
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