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Old 11-17-2008, 03:03 PM   #1
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netpkg won't start in zenwalk

When i start netpkg it won't start. i'm asked for the root password and then nothing happens.

when launched from the terminal i get this error message
iwan[~]$ gksu xnetpkg
tr: warning: an unescaped backslash at end of string is not portable
Can't locate ZW/Netpkg/ in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0/i486-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0/i486-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl .) at /usr/sbin/xnetpkg line 20.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/xnetpkg line 20.
Please help me. i really need a package manager
Old 11-17-2008, 04:13 PM   #2
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should you not be running
gksudo xnetpkg
instead of
gksu xnetpkg
or even
sudo xnetpkg
Old 01-03-2009, 02:03 PM   #3
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ya I'm getting the same error

no solution here yet... i'll check around the net some more....

really like zenwalk, be a pity to have to switch
Old 01-27-2009, 05:29 AM   #4
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Apart from that Zen has been my fave distro as well

time for some serious googling


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