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Old 09-04-2014, 04:36 AM   #1
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Accidentally damaged my freshly installed Ubuntu desktop: remove UbuntuStudio-desktop


OMG -now!- you wont believe what IVE DONE!!!?

ok, I reinstalled my whole OS today, took me 5 hrs to back up, reinstall, unpack the backups, install all my programs, remake my playlists, etcetcetc

Sooo, after all of that like a big dummy, I did this:

http://www.javacodegeeks.com/2014/02...or-ubuntu.html

That what I did was add UbuntuStudio-Desktop flavor to my computer, but my system is now faulty.

Getting error, etc, when I restart, volume not displaying correctly, and BIG RED circle at the top with a white line down the middle.

Code:
An error occured, please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in the terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was: 'Error: BrokenCount > 0'. This usually means that your installed packages have unmet dependencies
Ugh, is there ANYWAY, I can fix this without having to reinstall my whole OS again?

Im running Ubuntu 13.10. I believe the link I used was for UbuntuStudio 14.04.

My MoBo is UEFI no secure boot, so I am forced to use Ubuntu 13.10 as of now. Making GPT is too advanced for me I have to do it manually.

This is the best info Ive found to remove UbuntuStudio

http://askubuntu.com/questions/18642...esktop-package

But it did not work for me. It tells me it is not installed but as soon as I installed many of the packages there was an error, and now my computer is getting errors as the one I posted above says.

...

When I post "apt-get" there is literally no useful information, and I do not see Package Manager right-clicking the desktop.

Please please please can anyone save me from another marathon reinstalling and etcetc please?
 
Old 09-04-2014, 02:34 PM   #2
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Post your sources.list
 
Old 09-04-2014, 02:48 PM   #3
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EDIT (discard this post - read posts below)..

Sources.list is a file not a folder and opens up Software Manager... nothing where I see code..


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Apparently "sources.list" should look something like this:
(Provided in the link above.)

Code:
# sources.list
#deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release i386 (20131016.1)]/ saucy main restricted

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://ch.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted
deb-src http://ch.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted
#...

...

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This link explains how to open "sources.list" but I am not advanced enough to completely understand :/

http://blog.ubuntu-tweak.com/guide/h...rce-list-files

My results from their intructions:

"$ deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy main restricted"

Quote:
No command 'deb' found, did you mean:
Command 'derb' from package 'libicu-dev' (main)
Command 'dwb' from package 'dwb' (universe)
Command 'debi' from package 'devscripts' (main)
Command 'xdeb' from package 'xdeb' (universe)
Command 'debc' from package 'devscripts' (main)
Command 'dab' from package 'bsdgames' (universe)
deb: command not found

Last edited by Cocolate; 09-04-2014 at 03:45 PM.
 
Old 09-04-2014, 02:59 PM   #4
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It's
/etc/apt/sources.list
We'll need yours.
 
Old 09-04-2014, 03:00 PM   #5
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EDIT: It is missing^^

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Ahh, (quote below is the issue of missing Sources.list).

That makes sense, but will I lose my added repositories? Do I have added repositories?

http://askubuntu.com/questions/16123...rces-list-file

Source generator: http://repogen.simplylinux.ch/index.php

Quote:
Note: If you have lost and want to recreate your /etc/apt/sources.list file, please use the Ubuntu Source Generator, with the appropriate choices. Warning: any custom repositories you added to your old sources.list (but not PPAs) will be lost.

Last edited by Cocolate; 09-04-2014 at 03:01 PM.
 
Old 09-04-2014, 03:05 PM   #6
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What happened you deleted it?
 
Old 09-04-2014, 03:09 PM   #7
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What happened you deleted it?
Edit: sources.list IS THERE *faceplam!!* Its just not opening up a file its opening up the Software Manager, as in the 2nd pic provided

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Old 09-04-2014, 03:12 PM   #8
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Does this picture look useful at all? (located @: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu)

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Old 09-04-2014, 03:17 PM   #9
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You may as generate a new sources.list
May be upgrade to the distro you tried to install the software from.
 
Old 09-04-2014, 03:22 PM   #10
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Edit: see message below

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Old 09-04-2014, 03:31 PM   #11
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*facepalm*

I see "sources.list" is a file not a folder

but it only opens up this: Software Updater

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Old 09-04-2014, 03:46 PM   #12
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In the post #7 it shows that you have a sources.list
Quote:
cat /etc/apt/sources.list
 
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Im running Ubuntu 13.10.
The above is quoted from one of your earlier posts and if you go to the Ubuntu site below, you will see why you are having problems. 13.10 support ended in July, 2014. The standard methods of updating with apt-get and the Software Center won't work as you will need to try to find archives if there are any. Best to either install 12.04 or 14.04 and bookmark the site below so you know how long each version is supported.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases
 
Old 09-04-2014, 04:02 PM   #14
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The above is quoted from one of your earlier posts and if you go to the Ubuntu site below, you will see why you are having problems. 13.10 support ended in July, 2014. The standard methods of updating with apt-get and the Software Center won't work as you will need to try to find archives if there are any. Best to either install 12.04 or 14.04 and bookmark the site below so you know how long each version is supported.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases
Yes but I cannot use 12.04 or 14.04 because my UEFI system does not have Secure Boot option so I cannot boot anything without Microsoft key, which 12.04 used to have but no longer will it install. I did try yesterday when reinstalling 13.10.

I was having ZERO problems until the exact moment I tried installing UbuntuStudio-desktop. Which I believe was UbuntuStudio-desktop 14.04.. Maybe its the 14.04 flavor that is the problem, but the system runs fine until I did that and I would just like to get back before the error occured without having to completely reinstall and do everything over. I mean it took me literally 5 hrs to get done and I really do not want to go through that all over again....! Isnt there a way to just erase the UbuntuStudio-desktop flavor comletely as the system was before it was there?
 
Old 09-04-2014, 04:04 PM   #15
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The above is quoted from one of your earlier posts and if you go to the Ubuntu site below, you will see why you are having problems. 13.10 support ended in July, 2014. The standard methods of updating with apt-get and the Software Center won't work as you will need to try to find archives if there are any. Best to either install 12.04 or 14.04 and bookmark the site below so you know how long each version is supported.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases
Ahhhh, yes here it is!

Quote:
#deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release i386 (20131016.1)]/ saucy main restricted

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates main restricted
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates main restricted

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
## security team.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy multiverse
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy multiverse
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates multiverse
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates multiverse

## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-backports main restricted universe multiverse

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy-security multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
## 'partner' repository.
## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
# deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu saucy partner
# deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu saucy partner

## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by third-party
## developers who want to ship their latest software.
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy main
deb-src http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy main
 
  


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