Frank McCormick <fmccormick@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > Frank McCormick wrote:
>> >> AAMF I had to go to Synaptic to get the new update-notifier installed
>> >> - the old UN kept holding it back for some reason. Also discovered in
>> >> Synaptic that a whole bunch of stuff had not been setup during the
>> >> last update. But Synaptic took care of it. The remaining problem is
>> >> OpenOffice.
> I had tried that as well - but it still didn't setup some packages. Apt
> seems to decompress them, and in some cases extract the templates but
> sometimes doesn't set them up. MAybe its the error codes apt is
> throwing from those broken pipes.
The broken pipes are not the problem: the upgrade breaks because two
packages tries to write to the same file (at least according to the
error messages I got), it stops, and then you get the broken pipe. I
did a fresh install of Dapper yesterday (which by itself was working
perfectly, and looking better than ever), and then a dist-upgrade
(actually a Smart Upgrade from Synaptic) and got the broken pipes,
with messages like this (hand translated from Norwegian):
impress_2.0.1-0ubuntu2_i386.deb: tries to write to
also exists in the package openoffice.org2-help-en-us
... and similar errors for -math, -writer, etc,
I first got a similar error for the package locales (2.3.7-4_all),
which crashes with language-pack-en-base.
Planned sending a bug report today, but haven't got that far (yet).
Got to get that cup of coffee first and check if someone else hasn't
done it already.
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