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Old 07-01-2003, 09:42 AM   #1
slewis1972
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apt-get, kismet and forcing a new install


Ok -

Debain v3 under stable, - and I initially installed kismet and only got version 1.4 - so I removed it. I changed the apt source file to testing, so I could get the latest Debain kismet app - v2.6.

Anyway, someone where I did a boob and some other issues with it, and so did an apt-get remove kismet, and I also deleted by hand the 3 directories that it left behind.

I then tried to reinstall it but this time it did not create a gui - it left me a balnk directory in say etc/kismet.

Anway, I then removed it again.

How can I brute force it to fix the install using apt - or should I just go and compil form source?

Scott
 
Old 07-01-2003, 01:02 PM   #2
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have you tried
apt-get install --reinstall
or
dpkg --configure
?

I'm not clear on what you mean by "did not create a gui" and leaving a blank directory
 
  


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