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When I want to install rawtherapee from Software Center, it will end with this message

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Unpacking rawtherapee (from .../rawtherapee_3.0.0~dfsg1-1build1_amd64.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/rawtherapee_3.0.0~dfsg1-1build1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/rawtherapee/images/curveType-NURBS.png', which is also in package rawtherapee-data 4.0.9-2
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
Error in function: 

Can anyone help with this?

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What is the png file it is trying to overwrite. Have you put that there? If so, have you tried moving it elsewhere? If you did not put it there, have you tried to install rawtherapee before? – Joe Tait Aug 12 '12 at 15:42
Are you running Ubuntu 12.04 or Quantal? – user76204 Aug 12 '12 at 17:49

The file /usr/share/rawtherapee/images/curveType-NURBS.png is part of the default rawtherapee version in the repositories for ubuntu 12.04 (rawtherapee_3.0.0~dfsg1-1build1_amd64.deb in your case); and yet you also seem to have available rawtherapee-data 4.0.9-2, which is part of the Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal rawtherapee version as noted here. Therefore you seem to have available two incompatible versions of the program, which will try to replace each other, hence the install errors.

This is a problem that can occur with dpkg, and it is documented here in detail.

Firstly, try:

sudo apt-get -f install

If this is unsuccessful, the following commands should sort it out:

sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives/rawtherapee_3.0.0~dfsg1-1build1_amd64.deb  
sudo apt-get -f install
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It is working!Thank you very much :) – stofanko Aug 18 '12 at 6:08
Great! I should mark it as solved! – user76204 Aug 18 '12 at 9:57

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