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Old 09-06-2007, 02:45 AM   #1
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messed up : deleted /var/cache/debconf directory

I really messed up . I deleted /var/cache/debconf directory

now aptitude wont work

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debconf: DbDriver "config": could not open /var/cache/debconf/config.dat

is there any way i can restore this without a re-install (no i dont have a backup as its a fairly new system and its not fully configured yet ).
Old 09-06-2007, 02:31 PM   #2
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i found the solution

mkdir /var/cache/debconf


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Old 02-02-2011, 04:01 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by blackboab View Post
i found the solution

mkdir /var/cache/debconf

thanks, this actually worked for me!

sudo mkdir /var/cache/debconf
Old 02-29-2012, 12:13 AM   #4
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Thanks so much blackboab... it worked for me as well :-)


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