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Re: doh!!! I broke my apt...please help

On Friday 23 May 2003 10:09 am, Jeremy Petzold wrote:
> I was in the middle of configuring a package and there was a bug in the
> config proccess and it would not let me advance any more (this is involving
> the damn jre) so I killed the proccess. now when I try to apt-get anything
> I get:
> E: The package j2re1.4 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive
> for it.
> I tried apt-get -f install and apt-get -m install, nothing works!!!
> what do I do now?
> thanks,
> Jeremy

I fixed it. I ran across a post on google that said to remove the j2re1.4 
entry in the /var/lib/dpkg/status file. after that it worked.

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