apt-get -f problem
problem solved using dselect (didn't have aptitude on machine)
using just apt-get to remove each offending package seemed to be heading
into dependency hell, but dselect managed to work it out for me.
thanks for all of your suggestions
Ian Greenhoe wrote:
Nope. Won't work -- I've tried that before. Apt is actually checking
its database, not the filesystem.
On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 07:15 +0100, Anders Ellenshøj Andersen wrote:
On Tuesday 08 March 2005 01:25, Ben wrote:
trying to overwrite
`/usr/share/mimelnk/application/vnd.sun.xml.calc.desktop', which is also
in package openoffice-de-en
As a last resort, you may have to delete this file manually.
First check out what other files exist in the directory, use this information
to make an estimate of whether the file is needed.
It is possibly a good idea to do a backup of the directory, before you delete
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