On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 23:41 -0700, Rob Blomquist wrote: > I am trying to fix an unmet dependancy from my Backports installation of KDE > 3.5. I am guessing that something is not allowing the overwriting > of /usr/share/doc/kde/HTML/en/kioslave/audiocd.docbook. How can I force this > to happen? [...snip...] > (Reading database ... 130073 files and directories currently installed.) > Preparing to replace kdemultimedia-kio-plugins 4:3.3.2-1 > (using .../kdemultimedia-kio-plugins_4%3a3.5.0-2bpo1_i386.deb) ... > Unpacking replacement kdemultimedia-kio-plugins ... > dpkg: error > processing /var/cache/apt/archives/kdemultimedia-kio-plugins_4%3a3.5.0-2bpo1_i386.deb > (--unpack): > trying to overwrite `/usr/share/doc/kde/HTML/en/kioslave/audiocd.docbook', > which is also in package kdebase-kio-plugins > dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe) > Errors were encountered while processing: > /var/cache/apt/archives/kdemultimedia-kio-plugins_4%3a3.5.0-2bpo1_i386.deb > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) dpkg -i --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives/kdemultimedia-kio-plugins_4%3a3.5.0-2bpo1_i386.deb This will cause dpkg to over write the files. As you are fixing a backports issue, I'd just over write it. Then go and do "apt-get upgrade" or "apt-get dist-upgrade" and your machine should carry on from there. I copied to you as I am not sure if you are sub'd to Debian-User. -- greg, firstname.lastname@example.org The technology that is Stronger, Better, Faster: Linux Use Debian GNU/Linux, its a bazaar thing NOTICE: Due to Presidential Executive Orders, the National Security Agency may have read this email without warning, warrant, or notice, and certainly without probable cause. They may do this without any judicial or legislative oversight. You have no recourse nor protection.
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