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Re: Apt-get problem

Thanks, Colin.

As a Debian newbie I would have figured that out in a year or so :)

Jeff Elkins

On Monday 10 February 2003 12:27 pm, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 05:56:30AM +0100, Jeff Elkins wrote:
> > How can I repair this apt-get problem?  -f does nothing.
> No, it wouldn't: -f solves a very different problem. Try:
>   dpkg -i --force-overwrite
> /var/cache/apt/archives/libarts1_1.1.0-2_i386.deb
> Normally I'd suggest filing a bug report too, but I don't think there
> was ever a libarts1-bin in Debian. I think the unofficial KDE3 packages
> were always provided with the understanding that you might have to
> remove and reinstall when the official packages arrived in unstable.
> Still, it might be worth a wishlist.
> --
> Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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