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Re: X11: Can't find file "xfree86" for keycodes include

On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 09:37:39PM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:

> > On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 07:13:01PM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:
> > 
> > > I tried to use "metacity" as my window manager but when I use "startx",
> > > I get the following error messages:
> > 
> > You are missing required files from /etc/X11/xkb, probably indicated by
> > other errors that happened prior to this one.  Reinstall the xlibs package.
> Already done twice "dpkg -i ../xlibs_4.1.9-16.deb" with no effect.

Those files are conffiles, so they will not be restored that way.  You may
need to force-purge it and then install again, or manually extract the
conffiles from the deb.

(is there a better way to do this?)

 - mdz

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