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Old 02-03-2004, 10:51 PM   #1
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Question Synaptic error: "sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)"


Hello. I just installed synaptic on Damn Small Linux hard drive installation. When I try installing apache I get the following error message:

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sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)
Any idea on what this means? Thanks for the help.
 
Old 02-04-2004, 01:05 AM   #2
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Try installing it with apt-get from the command line. Error messages are usually quite descriptive.

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Old 02-04-2004, 11:27 AM   #3
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It says that there are unmet dependencies.

depends: apache-common and perl

So I go to install apache-common and it depends on perl.

So I go to install perl and it says I need the perl-base.

So I go to install perl-base and I already have it installed......

Is there a way to automatically download the required dependencies?
 
Old 02-04-2004, 06:41 PM   #4
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That's exactly what apt-get is mean to do. Try doing a apt-get -f install.
 
  


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