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Old 05-04-2007, 10:30 AM   #1
SVwander
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Synaptic Package Manager problems prioxy error


Since upgrading to Feisty Fawn a few days ago I have been having problems with Synaptic Package Manager. I had messed up the repositories but I think I have fixed that problem but I cannot install or uninstall programs because I get a privoxy error. I have copied down the information from the terminal (I could copy and paste it) as best I could:
Setting up privoxy (3.0.6-1) . . .
chown: privoxy.adm': invalid user
dpkg: error processing privozy (--configure)
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Error were encountered while processing:
Privoxy
E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up privoxy (3.0.6-1) . . .
chown: privozy.adm' :invalid user
dpkg error processing privoxy (--configure)
Subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Can anyone help me figure out how I messed up?
 
Old 05-06-2007, 01:07 AM   #2
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Does this help in any way?

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...wk#post2366460
 
Old 05-06-2007, 11:22 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by ehawk
That got it . . . or I work around using that method. Thanks for the help!!! tim
 
  


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