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Old 10-20-2012, 03:13 PM   #1
Nizzok
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problem with update to 12.10, apt-get/dpkg problems.


Hi,

I did a system update to 12.10 from 12.04. I think the process got interrupted or something because now every time I try to run dpkg --configure -a, apt-get upgrade, or try to install new packages, I get the following error(s)


0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
488 not fully installed or removed.


Processing was halted because there were too many errors.
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

near as I can figure out, all the packages that don't install are missing python3 dependencies, but I can't force them to install.

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Old 10-21-2012, 08:34 AM   #2
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Did you follow the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QuantalQuetz...untu_12.04_LTS ?
 
Old 10-22-2012, 05:16 AM   #3
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hi RH,

Yes, as I mention, I believe that the install was interrupted. I can't upgrade or install new packages because of a problem with python3. I can't force install and I can't upgrade. so, I assume. my only option is a reinstall
 
  


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