last night i "accidentally" (in a lets see what happens sorta way) used gdebi to install an .ipk to my mint9 box (.ipk was to play palmpre games on my n900)
but now i cannot remove it (never used ipk before) an google on leads me to mameo/n900 sites
an terminal spits it dummy:
└──>>sudo apt-get purge com.ea.app.sims*
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting com.ea.app.sims for regex ‘com.ea.app.sims*’
The following packages will be REMOVED
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 16 not upgraded.
After this operation, 93.7MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 60%dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting:
files list file for package `com.ea.app.sims' contains empty filename
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)
any ideas people