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Old 11-20-2005, 10:34 AM   #1
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kubuntu apt problem


i recently installed kubuntu 5.1 and when i try to apt-get install some progs i get the following error message:
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package nmap.
(Reading database ... dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nmap_3.81-2ubuntu1_i386.deb (--unpack):
files list file for package `kpdf' is missing final newline
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/nmap_3.81-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
Processing was halted because there were too many errors.
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

what can i do ? please help!
 
Old 11-20-2005, 11:20 AM   #2
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Try
Code:
 apt-get update
Synaptic is a very nice tool, try using it
(Ubuntu has it, not sure about Kubuntu)
 
Old 11-20-2005, 11:23 AM   #3
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i've tryed that before apt-get install
 
  


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