Re: Aptitude "#Broken: 4" message -- Confused!
On (03/02/04 00:02), Martin Helas wrote:
> Am Mo Feb 02, 2004 at 10:3202 +0000 gab Clive Menzies <email@example.com> von sich:
> > On (02/02/04 15:54), Benjamin Sher wrote:
> > > Just for the fun of it, I downloaded and installed "Aptitude", At the top on
> > > the menu it says:
> > >
> > > Aptitude 0.2.13 #Broken: 4 Will free 9375kb DL size: 13.9
> > What you need to do is search through the installed packages and
> > identify those that are broken. The reason may be that they are missing
> > dependancies or if using unstable there may be a problem with the
> > packages or dependencies themselves. Without seeing what you are seeing it is
> > difficult to guide you.
> In "aptitude" you can search like in less. just type "/" and than "~b". This
> shows you the first broken package. For the next, just press "n"
D'oh - why didn't I think of that ;) Thanks Martin, that will save me
some time, next time around....
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