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Old 05-09-2004, 10:42 PM   #1
StrangeBiscuit
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Unhappy apt-get returns lots of errors and wont install packages...


I'm running Debian off of a new Knoppix 3.4 HD install. I think the apt-get sources are a mess though. I tried to run apt-get update and it said it failed to retrieve some of the lists. Then I ran apt-get dist-upgrade and some of the new packages didn't get installed so now I have unmet dependencies. When I try to install a new package (say Mozilla Firefox) i get this:

root@StrangeBox:/home/Knoppix# apt-get install mozilla-firefox
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
testdisk: Depends: libntfs5 (>= 1.9.0) but it is not going to be installed
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).


Then I proceed to run apt-get -f install and get this:

root@StrangeBox:/home/Knoppix# apt-get -f install
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
libntfs5
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libntfs5
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 4 not upgraded.
74 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/57.3kB of archives.
After unpacking 156kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
(Reading database ... 125074 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libntfs5 (from .../libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/libntfs.so.5.0.0', which is also in package ntfsprogs
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


Can anybody help me out with all this garbage?? Still pretty much a Linux newb. Also, when I check my system resources in the Gnome system monitor, it says that 976 of my 1000 megs of ram are being used. How could this be? I'm not running anything but Gnome and Mozilla right now. Thanks alot for your help!
 
Old 05-09-2004, 11:31 PM   #2
BittaBrotha
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If apt-get update didn't work quite right, why would you run apt-get dist-upgrade? You should have gotten apt-update working correctly first.

Maybe your source.list file needs to be set for unstable also. Is it the one comes with Knoppix?
 
Old 05-10-2004, 07:16 AM   #3
robkg
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This is a typical error that occurs when you changes sources.list but forget to run the `apt-get update` command after that.
That's your problem, because it seems that it has no cache files for the sources.. so the cache is not in sync with your sources.list.
So run apt-get update and then do apt-get install.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 08:42 AM   #4
StrangeBiscuit
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Here's what happens when I run apt-get update:

root@StrangeBox:/home/Knoppix# apt-get update
Hit http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/madwifi Packages
Ign http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/madwifi Release
Hit http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/madwifi Sources
Ign http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/madwifi Release
Hit http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/airo-mpi Packages
Ign http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/airo-mpi Release
Hit http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/airo-mpi Sources
Ign http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch woody/airo-mpi Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/main Packages
Get:1 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Release
Hit http://security.debian.org stable/updates/main Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org stable/updates/main Release
Hit http://security.debian.org stable/updates/contrib Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org stable/updates/contrib Release
Hit http://security.debian.org stable/updates/non-free Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org stable/updates/non-free Release
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main Packages
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/main Release
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/contrib Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/contrib Release
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/main Release
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/non-free Packages
Hit http://security.debian.org testing/updates/non-free Release
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/non-free Packages
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/main Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/main Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/contrib Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/contrib Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-free Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/main Sources
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/main Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/contrib Sources
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/contrib Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-free Sources
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Release
Get:2 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/non-free Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Release
Err http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Sources
404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Ign http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/main Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/main Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/contrib Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/contrib Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/non-free Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/non-free Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/main Sources
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/main Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/contrib Sources
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/contrib Release
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/non-free Sources
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org ../project/experimental/non-free Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/non-free Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/main Sources
Get:3 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/main Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/main Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/non-free Sources
Get:4 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/non-free Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de woody/non-free Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/main Packages
Get:5 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/main Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/main Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/non-free Packages
Get:6 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/non-free Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/non-free Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/main Sources
Get:7 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/main Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/main Release
Hit ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/non-free Sources
Get:8 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/non-free Release
Ign ftp://ftp.gwdg.de unstable/non-free Release
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/stable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/stable/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/stable/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/stable/non-US/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/stable/non-US/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/stable/non-US/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/stable/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/stable/contrib/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/stable/non-free/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/stable/non-US/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/stable/non-US/contrib/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/stable/non-US/non-free/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/testing/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/testing/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/testing/non-US/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/testing/non-US/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/testing/non-US/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/testing/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/testing/contrib/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian/dists/testing/non-free/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/testing/non-US/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/testing/non-US/contrib/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US/dists/testing/non-US/non-free/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/unstable/non-US/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/unstable/non-US/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/unstable/non-US/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/unstable/non-US/main/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/unstable/non-US/contrib/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Failed to fetch http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/unstable/non-US/non-free/source/Sources.gz 404 Not Found [IP: 35.9.37.225 80]
Reading Package Lists... Done
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_stable_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org stable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_stable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian_dists_testing_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_pub_debian-non-US_dists_testing_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/contrib Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_contrib_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-US/non-free Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/ftp.us.debian.org_debian-non-US_dists_unstable_non-US_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

It fixes nothing, and I get the same results as before upon trying apt-get install.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 09:13 AM   #5
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These "Not found" warnings of apt-get tell me that there's something wrong with your sources.list or your net connection or the net connection of these mirrors..
Make sure your sources.list uses the right syntax and that these systems are online, if certain mirrors don't work, try to substitute them later, or comment them. If something is wrong with the sources.list file, you will also get problems with apt-get install .. so comment the lines of the sources that don't work or fix them.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 11:15 AM   #6
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Looks like you have experimental on your source list,I would not do a upgrade to experimental,because that is what you have now and the experiment did not go well,david
 
Old 05-10-2004, 12:01 PM   #7
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Is there any place that I can go to get a functional sources.list? In addition, does anyone have any hints about the tremendous amounts of memory usage I'm experiencing?
 
Old 05-10-2004, 12:22 PM   #8
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P.S. My sources.list looks like this:

# /etc/apt/sources.list for Knoppix
# If you want to do a "full upgrade", you should first
# upgrade the Packages from Debian/unstable (KDE & Co.)
# before doing a (dist-)upgrade for Debian/testing.
#
# See sources.list(5) for more information, especialy
# Remember that you can only use http, ftp or file URIs
# CDROMs are managed through the apt-cdrom tool.

# Security updates for "stable"
deb http://security.debian.org stable/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org testing/updates main contrib non-free

# Stable
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib non-free

# Stable Sources
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib non-free

# Testing
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian testing main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US testing/non-US main contrib non-free

# Testing Sources
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian testing main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US testing/non-US main contrib non-free

# Unstable
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib non-free

# Unstable Sources
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib non-free

# Experimental
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian ../project/experimental main contrib non-free

# Experimental Sources
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian ../project/experimental main contrib non-free

# Java
deb ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/languages/java/linux/debian woody main non-free
deb-src ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/languages/java/linux/debian woody main non-free
deb ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/languages/java/linux/debian unstable main non-free
deb-src ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/languages/java/linux/debian unstable main non-free

# More wireless stuff
deb http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch/public woody madwifi
deb-src http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch/public woody madwifi
deb http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch/public woody airo-mpi
deb-src http://debian.isg.ee.ethz.ch/public woody airo-mpi
# deb ftp://ftp.tcweb.org/pub/debian unstable main
# deb-src ftp://ftp.tcweb.org/pub/debian unstable main

# Blades Repository (pppoeconf & co)
# deb http://people.debian.org/~blade/testing ./
# deb-src http://people.debian.org/~blade/testing ./

# deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 r3 _Potato_ - Official i386 Binary-1 (20010427)]/ unstable contrib main non-US/contrib non-US/main

I cant really see anything wrong syntax-wise with it.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 01:15 PM   #9
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I suggest that you start with a very simple sources.list, like this:

deb ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free

Comment out all the other lines (that is, make them begin with #).

You can then do:

# apt-get update
# apt-get -f install
# apt-get dist-upgrade

Knoppix is not primarily a Debian-installer. It uses many experimental packages (and apparently also has heavily modified init-scripts), which often makes things break during updates. After you've learned some Debian basics with Knoppix, you might want to give the new Sarge Debian-installer a try.

Last edited by Dead Parrot; 05-10-2004 at 01:19 PM.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 01:18 PM   #10
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Ok, I found that a bunch of the sources in that sources list were messsed up so I just copied another one from a Knoppix 3.3 cd and all the sources seem fine, but I still can't use apt-get because I have unmet depedencies on a package called libntfs5. I can't seem to get past it. When I apt-get upgrade it says:

root@StrangeBox:~# apt-get upgrade
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
testdisk: Depends: libntfs5 (>= 1.9.0) but it is not installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try using -f.

So again I try to do apt-get -f install and I get this:

root@StrangeBox:~# apt-get -f install
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
libntfs5
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libntfs5
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
74 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/57.3kB of archives.
After unpacking 156kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 125074 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libntfs5 (from .../libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb (--unpack):
trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/libntfs.so.5.0.0', which is also in package ntfsprogs
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

What can I do about this broken package? Please helppp!!!
 
Old 05-10-2004, 01:47 PM   #11
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Ok, sorry to keep going like this and then accidentally fixing things on my own but here goes the last one... I fixed the apt-get problem by doing "dpkg --install --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives/libntfs5_1.9.0-1_i386.deb" and it simply overwrote the package that was giving me trouble. However, now after I did my apt-get dist-upgrade, I get a lot of errors related to hotplug when starting up my system and I cant set my resolution over 640x480. I had absolutely no problem running at 1280x1024 before I did apt-get dist upgrade. What could have caused this? Is there a log of my boot-record on my system somewhere that I could look at or post? Be kind, still newbing. Thanks very much!
 
Old 05-10-2004, 02:02 PM   #12
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Don't have stable, testing, and unstable in your sources.list at once. It's just a bad idea (though it should theoretically work). All you really need is

Code:
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
deb-src http://http.us.debian.org/debian unstable main contrib non-free
if you are running unstable (plus maybe a line for non-US if you want it).

Also, you shouldn't be running experimental. Not to be mean or anything, but if this sort of problem trips you up like that, then you probably shouldn't be running experimental.

At any rate, the problem was that one of those NTFS packages was broken. No two packages should ever try to provide the same file. If they do, it's a bug with one of the packages and it should be filed as such. This "ntfsprogs" package does not look like a package that is in the standard Debian distribution, and as such should be considered at fault for providing a package with a file in it that's already provided by another package in the standard distribution.

Your new problems as a result deserve a new thread of their own.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 02:43 PM   #13
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I may be new to linux, but I'm also an advanced CS student going towards a CS/AI/robotics degree, so I'm confident that I'll be able to pick it up fairly fast. Not to brag or anything, but I am what they call "computer savvy" so I'm not afraid of experimental packages. It seems to me that something related to Xfree86 and hotplug got reconfigured so I was just looking to see if this is a common upgrade problem. Thanks for your responses though, at least things seem fairly error free now.
 
Old 05-11-2004, 07:53 AM   #14
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I was having the same problem and found a fix for it on Knoppix's forum all you have to do is change all the .us to .de in all the url's.

as in

from

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib non-free

to

deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/pub/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/pub/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib non-free
 
Old 09-25-2006, 05:18 PM   #15
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Thumbs up

I was having same problem, changed us to de and it worked! Thanks a bunch!
 
  


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