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Old 08-18-2013, 06:13 PM   #16
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OK, confirmed

a number of ways to 'get at it'

open synaptic --> Setting --> repositories --> additional drivers (tab)
OR
open "software centre" --> Edit --> Software sources.. --> additional drivers (tab)
OR
on terminal ( in X )
Code:
software-properties-gtk
wait for a bit...
--> additional drivers (tab)
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:17 PM   #17
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so wifi works but getting loads of errors popping up

"sorry zorin 7 has experienced an internal error" that came on screen 4 or 5 times
then in task bar get a red circle saying

"error occurred run package manager or apt get in terminal. the error message was :error opening the cache (E:read error - read
(5:input/output error), E:The package list or status file could not be parsed or opened)
this usually means that your installed packages have unmet dependences."
never seen that..
you could try

Code:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -f
that will first update your package list, then it will try and fix any "install errors"
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:30 PM   #18
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never seen that..
you could try

Code:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -f
that will first update your package list, then it will try and fix any "install errors"
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -f
[sudo] password for john:
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Fetched 767 kB in 14s (53.1 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Error!
E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:35 PM   #19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Firerat View Post
OK, confirmed

a number of ways to 'get at it'

open synaptic --> Setting --> repositories --> additional drivers (tab)
OR
open "software centre" --> Edit --> Software sources.. --> additional drivers (tab)
OR
on terminal ( in X )
Code:
software-properties-gtk
wait for a bit...
--> additional drivers (tab)

software center freezes after a while so tried terminal
heres report



john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$ software-properties-gtk

** (software-properties-gtk:3969): WARNING **: Can't load fallback CSS resource: Failed to import: The resource at '/org/gnome/adwaita/gtk-fallback.css' does not exist

** (software-properties-gtk:3969): WARNING **: Can't load fallback CSS resource: Failed to import: The resource at '/org/gnome/adwaita/gtk-fallback.css' does not exist
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/software-properties-gtk", line 103, in <module>
app = SoftwarePropertiesGtk(datadir=options.data_dir, options=options, file=file)
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/gtk/SoftwarePropertiesGtk.py", line 157, in __init__
self.apt_cache = apt.Cache()
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 105, in __init__
self.open(progress)
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 150, in open
self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
SystemError: E:Read error - read (5: Input/output error), E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:41 PM   #20
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an old thread
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=795324
looks like the same problem you are having
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:45 PM   #21
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think i might just try os6
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:51 PM   #22
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Quote:
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think i might just try os6
Well the 6 is LTS ( Long Term Support ) so not a bad choice in that respect
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:53 PM   #23
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actually try

Code:
sudo apt-get install -f
I probably shouldn't have skipped that ( the && means it only runs if the last command did not throw out an error )
 
Old 08-18-2013, 06:59 PM   #24
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actually try

Code:
sudo apt-get install -f
I probably shouldn't have skipped that ( the && means it only runs if the last command did not throw out an error )
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
[sudo] password for john:
Reading package lists... Error!
E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$


getting os 6 so il give that a try
 
Old 08-18-2013, 07:03 PM   #25
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I assume you have plenty of disk space?

Code:
df -h
to confirm
 
Old 08-18-2013, 07:10 PM   #26
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I assume you have plenty of disk space?

Code:
df -h
to confirm
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$ df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda6 72G 4.8G 64G 7% /
none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
udev 966M 4.0K 966M 1% /dev
tmpfs 197M 868K 196M 1% /run
none 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock
none 983M 80K 983M 1% /run/shm
none 100M 20K 100M 1% /run/user
/dev/sdb1 932G 639G 294G 69% /media/john/Elements
john@john-Inspiron-1545:~$



160g dual boot with ubuntu 13.04
 
Old 08-18-2013, 07:14 PM   #27
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yeah, you have plenty of space
so something is screwey
seeing as you are looking to install ZorinOS 6 anyway...
no harm in trying the commands in the last post of that thread I linked earlier.
 
Old 08-18-2013, 07:16 PM   #28
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yeah, you have plenty of space
so something is screwey
seeing as you are looking to install ZorinOS 6 anyway...
no harm in trying the commands in the last post of that thread I linked earlier.
yea tried them, didnt recognise clean?
then gave error E:read error
 
  


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