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Re: apt-get install XXX doesn't work now!

Ron Farrer <rbf@toxic.magnesium.net> writes:

> I went to install proftpd and now I can't seem to install anything!
> "apt-get install proftpd" just whines about broken gnome dependecies!?!
> I've tried just about every command I could think of. It says to try
> "apt-get -f install" but that doesn't do much.
> Basically each package says something like:
> dpkg-deb: subprocess pate killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Then it says:
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-libs-data_1.0.53-1_all.deb
> /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-bin_1.0.50-0.2_alpha.deb
> /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-admin_1.0.3-1_alpha.deb
> /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-session_1.0.52-1_alpha.deb
> E: Sub-process returned an error code (1)

Perhaps the cache is corrupt. Try apt-get clean.


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