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Old 05-21-2009, 01:53 AM   #1
arifamin
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Thumbs down Debian 5.0.1 Update


Hi

When trying to update Debian 5.0.1, the update manager shows me two updates. When I click to update it comes up with an error "could not create configuration directory /home/root/synaptic-mkdir no such file or directory.
Any ideas.

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Old 05-21-2009, 02:50 AM   #2
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Yes, it appears that UpdateManager is damaged (and it seems to be a know bug in update-manager version 0.68.debian-7 - it has been reported and confirmed in a variety of ways). It seems to be the front-end only - all tools work otherwise. You can use Synaptic instead (reload, mark all updates, apply).

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Old 05-21-2009, 07:25 AM   #3
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command line..

aptitude update
aptitude safe-upgrade



Aptitude command line docs

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