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Old 05-10-2009, 01:04 AM   #1
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apt-get errors


Hi there.

I tried to install rox-desktop from another source, (not the debian archives which I'm using), and it was sort of broken. so I #apt-get remove rox-desktop, and #apt-get autoremove..

but now I get these errors all the time when I use apt-get:
Code:
Processing triggers for menu ...

sh: line 5: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/remove-uninstalled.sh: No such file or directory

sh: line 4: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/update-mimetypes.py: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 5: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 8: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 9: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 10: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 11: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 12: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 15: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 16: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 17: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory

/tmp/roxmenu: line 20: /usr/share/rox-menu-method/create-app-dir.sh: No such file or directory
All the way down to line 251..
Can someone help me with this? Its very irritating.
 
Old 05-10-2009, 02:35 AM   #2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by enkoan View Post
Hi there.

I tried to install rox-desktop from another source, (not the debian archives which I'm using), and it was sort of broken. so I #apt-get remove rox-desktop, and #apt-get autoremove..

but now I get these errors all the time when I use apt-get:


All the way down to line 251..
Can someone help me with this? Its very irritating.
If you didn't get rox-desktop from a package, you don't use apt-get to remove it. apt-get deals with packages and not things from another source.
cheers,
jdk
 
Old 05-10-2009, 04:27 AM   #3
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if you have manually installed anything and need to remove it, try this


Code:
sudo dpkg -r <package-installed-previously>
Cheers!!
 
Old 05-10-2009, 08:21 AM   #4
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Hi,

I think the following article might help you http://www.linux.com/feature/48910. It covers methods of repairing / recovering from broken package installs.

Thanks!

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Michael Piekarski
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www.hostmysite.com
 
Old 05-10-2009, 02:07 PM   #5
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thank you much for the replies...
it was indeed a deb package installed, not by hand.
from this source:
ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/rox4debian

will look at that thread when i have so time.
 
Old 05-11-2009, 12:29 AM   #6
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thread didn't help, but by reading the manpage of 'update-menus' i was able to find the file executing the command that was causing the error, and just comment it out.

problem solved? seems so anyway.
 
  


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