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Old 11-09-2010, 07:28 AM   #1
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un-install .ipk

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*
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting for regex ‘*’
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 `' contains empty filename
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)
any ideas people

Last edited by try-alls; 11-09-2010 at 05:11 PM.
Old 12-02-2010, 02:58 PM   #2
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its just a file yes? surely just delete it from where its saved

(sorry if i'm insulting your intelligence here)


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