Re: Help Installing / Upgrading Cron
Aaron B wrote:
Hi all. I've recently had problems installing / upgrading cron from
apt-get. It seemed to be a problem with not being able to
find /usr/bin/crontab while upgrading - so I removed cron, and then
attempted to install it. Here is the output:
Perhaps the most effective action you can take is to install
apt-listbugs. Had you, you would have been alerted to this grave bug at
the time of upgrade and could have elected to hold the package at its
When you do encounter bugs, the first, best place to look is usually the
Debian bug tracking system . There, you can lookup outstanding bugs
against any package in the official Debian repositories.
The bug you have identified is already reported against the cron package
. The page for this bug  lists an immediate solution.
Alternatively, you can wait until the corrected package becomes
available in the main repository or on your local mirror.
Best of luck then,