On Thursday 16 January 2003 07:39 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 11:23:55PM -0500, Richard Beri wrote:
> > I tried installing kde3 from Karolina, it didn't install completely and
> > now kde is broken altogether. Apt-get is hanging on kdebase-audiolibs,
> > it says it is missing version number in /var/lib/dpkg/status near
> > line#2500. I can't apt-get -f install or apt-get upgrade or anything.
> > I am using testing. Thanks,
> You have to edit that file as root. Be very careful, you don't want to
> screw it up :-) Basically, you're going to find a screwy character (or
> two or three) in there, near that line. It should be fairly obvious what
> the fix is once you see it (just compare vs. the surrounding packages).
Just in case: 'vi /var/lib/dpkg/status +2500' will take you to the spot.