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Old 05-11-2011, 10:36 AM   #1
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bleachbit not running

i am using Debian Squeeze and for some confusing reason bleach-bit isn't running when i try to execute it from the applications menu then i tried to execute it from the command line
and this is what i came back with
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 31, in <module>
    import pygtk
ImportError: No module named pygtk
according to the prompt pygtk isn't installed but i went to the packages on the Debian website and found them

i had to install numby because earlier when i tried installing it the terminal told me that it was missing a dependency called python-numby

and i tried running it from the command line and it still sends me the same message so what did i do wrong here. on top of that the synaptic package manager told me that there was a broken package so i'm guessing that the python-numby package didn't install correctly so what happened here i need to run bleachbit because my hardrive is running out of space
Old 05-11-2011, 12:46 PM   #2
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sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --reinstall bleachbit
I don't know why when you originally installed bleachbit, all the required dependencies were not pulled in.
Old 05-11-2011, 07:22 PM   #3
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alright i just ran those commands and this is what i got
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/292 kB of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
(Reading database ... 175359 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace bleachbit 0.8.7-1 (using .../bleachbit_0.8.7-1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement bleachbit ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for menu ...
Setting up bleachbit (0.8.7-1) ...
Processing triggers for menu ...
N: Ignoring file '' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension


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