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Month: December 2014

Re: [trinity-users] a real upgrade mess

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:54:13 +0100
On Sunday 21 of December 2014 02:39:35 dep wrote:
> upgrade on my notebook machine went relatively uneventfully, so i
> thought it safe to upgrade desktop machine. and boke everything to
> the extent that i do not have x on the desktop machine at all.
> am running ubuntu-12.04LTS
> from a terminal, having added the specified lines to my sources.list
> and commented out the old tde lines, i did:
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo aptutide upgrade
> due to server congestion i had to run the latter several times. it
> then specified a problem, to be solved by removal of libcal2b-trinity
> and libqt-perl.
> the installation blows up in a fashion too long to list here -- i'd
> have to type it in character by characer, and it includes "25 not
> fully installed or removed" when i went back at it with sudo apt-get
> dist-upgrade. that command blows up with:
> dpkg: error
> processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/tdelibs-data-trinity_4%3a14.0.0-r1231-0ubuntu12.04.
>0+pr138_all.deb (--unpack):
> trying to
> overwrite
> '/opt/trinity/share/icons/crystalsvg/16x16/devices/
>g', which is also in package kdebase-kio-plugins-trinity
> 4:
> dpkg-deb (subprocess): data was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> dpkg-deb (subprocess): error: subprocess <decompress> returned error
> exit status 2
> Errors were encountered while
> processing:
> /var/cache/apt/archives/tdelibs-data-trinity_4%3a14.0.0-r1231-0ubuntu12.04.
>0+pr138_all.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> not real sure how to proceed. ideas?
> thanks.

I see as a problem that you used 'aptitude upgrade' instead 'aptitude 
dist-upgrade'. On my test machine I use aufs, thanks to which I could 
re-testing of the upgrade from to R14.0.0.

In the case of 'aptitude dist-upgrade' on my test machine upgrade always go 
smoothly. Where I used 'apt-get dist-upgrade' there is a problem with 
tdelibs-data, as in your case.