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Re: dpkg-reconfigure -a won't fix a problem



On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 17:09:40 -0500
Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:

> Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> > I ssh'd into her machine, and attempted to finish her update. The
> > command line instructed me to "dpkg-reconfigure -a"
> 
> dpkg-reconfigure -a will re-ask the debconf questions of every packge
> installed on your system, which you don't want to do and which will
> not fix your problem.
> 
> dpkg --configure -a is the command line you probably really saw. This
> will configure any unconfigured packages on the system.
> 

That was it.. Thanks

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