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Old 10-10-2015, 06:20 AM   #1
jotabene
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Problem starting programs (ish)


Im quite new to linux and recently Ive had some small issues (i hope) with starting program using the terminal.

For e.g. when I try to launch steam this is what I get

Quote:
jakub@jakub-ThinkPad-T440s:~$ steam
rm: cannot remove ‘/home/jakub/.steam/steam’: Is a directory
rm: cannot remove ‘/home/jakub/.steam/bin’: Is a directory
Running Steam on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit
Steam still starts up and works fine but I'm worried with why it attempts to remove it when I didn't actually call rm.

Another thing, when I run sudo apt-get update I get this error at the end.

Quote:
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
They occurred simultaneously, after I attempted to install wine.
 
Old 10-10-2015, 06:32 AM   #2
Emerson
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Don't know about steam, but for apt-get do what it suggests.
 
  


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