Re: installing nagios removed other programs (was: Command line network monitoring tool)
On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 05:11:17PM -0500, Adam Aube wrote:
> p wrote:
> > i just tried to install "nagios-common" and it
> > removed a lot of my good programs--gimp, xine,
> > mplayer.... that doesn't even begin to scratch
> > the surface. (i'm still trying to access the
> > totality of what it removed.) from what's left,
> > i may have to rebuild the box. (mplayer won't
> > even install now.)
> > why would a "network monitoring tool" need to
> > decimate a system?
> > i was running sid.
> I am running Sid as well, and I see nothing in the details of the
> nagios-common package that would make it remove those packages. In fact, I
> just tried installing it myself, and while it will install additional
> packages, it is not going to removing anything.
> Are you using any unofficial Debian repositories?
not to my knowledge. i changed "stable" to "sid" in
my "sources.list" file.
> Can you post the command you used to install nagios-common (and its full
apt-get install nagios-common
the output is gone. all i can remember is that
after the packages were downloaded, maybe 30-40
programs were removed. i thought they had been
upgraded by "nagios-common."
(after going through "apt-get install nagios-com-
mon" again, i see that mplayer now works; but
other things are borked.)