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Re: Installing a package interactively

On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Adam C Powell IV wrote:

> >When I "apt-get install" the cxx package (assuming it will retrieve all
> >the dependency files from Debian, it exits with the following error:
> >
> >"You are running in non-interactive mode and the Compaq needs to prompt ...
> >Please re-install it in interactive mode."

Try this first:
	dpkg-reconfigure debconf
And try changing the notify level to something other than non-interactive
(I suggest medium normally).

After that, you should be able to dpkg -i the compaq debs and then
dpkg-reconfigure debconf again to change it back to non-interactive


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