LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-08-2011, 02:52 AM   #1
brucewang
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2011
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
debug error


Hi, i am using zorin os and recently i have tried to add programs but first it tells me "items can not be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired. Do you want to repair now?" i click repair and it fails the error details say "(Reading database ... 183062 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libqt4-dbg (from .../libqt4-dbg_4%3a4.7.0-0ubuntu4.3_amd64.deb) ...
dpkg-deb (subprocess): failed to read on buffer copy for failed to write to pipe in copy: Input/output error
xz: (stdin): Unexpected end of input
dpkg-deb: subprocess <decompress> returned error exit status 1
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libqt4-dbg_4%3a4.7.0-0ubuntu4.3_amd64.deb (--unpack):
short read on buffer copy for backend dpkg-deb during `./usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/libQtDesignerComponents.so.4.7.0'
No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/libqt4-dbg_4%3a4.7.0-0ubuntu4.3_amd64.deb
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kdelibs5-dbg:
kdelibs5-dbg depends on libqt4-dbg (>= 4:4.6); however:
Package libqt4-dbg is not installed.
dpkg: error processing kdelibs5-dbg (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured" after this started to happen programs started crashing and sometimes it tells me it is the "kdelibs5-dbg"
please help
 
Old 09-08-2011, 07:19 AM   #2
ifranklin
Member
 
Registered: May 2010
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 66

Rep: Reputation: 4
reboot the pc and be very keen as it boots so that when the screen that has this statement (
Quote:
Press Esc to enter menu...
) comes up you are able to get to it before
Quote:
2secs
are over. after you have entered the menu there are options to boot into....choose the option with the words
Quote:
recovery mode
in brackets.
Quote:
press enter
to run that boot mode. you'll let it run until it is finished...i.e
Quote:
when it presents a screen with various options e.g. resume normal boot, repair broken packages, etc.
choose to
Quote:
(dpkg)repair broken packages
....the process will begin to run...you have to
Quote:
be keen
when its running so that you notice when its prompting for an answer with
Quote:
y/n
in brackets, always
Quote:
choose y by typing y on the keyboard, press enter.
it will finish up the repair and you can now press enter, it'll will reboot as normal. try to add programs again and see what comes up.

i hope this helps you out.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] pdt debug address error windstory Linux - Newbie 2 08-14-2010 02:17 AM
KDevelop Debug error vieraci Programming 4 03-03-2009 12:39 AM
debug gives a strange error knobby67 Programming 1 08-18-2006 05:58 PM
stupid tcl/tk error i can't debug AngelixD Programming 1 06-27-2005 08:32 AM
cvswinex debug error evensen Linux - Games 0 05-04-2004 11:30 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:46 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration