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I'm getting the following error when I try to install "unity-df", which is a patched launcher for Unity that allows you to further customize the launcher.

Error: Breaks existing package 'unity' that conflict: 'netbook-launcher'. But the '/home/alex/unity-df_0.2.47-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb' provides it via: 'indicator-renderer,netbook-launcher'

"Unity-df" links
32 bit 64 bit

Is this an outdated package, or is it for the Maverick version of Unity? And does anyone know who the author of this package is?

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Installing a package if you don't know the author is a very bad idea as during installation the package has full root access to your machine.

The package provides the virtual package "netbook-launcher", but the installed package "unity" conflicts with "netbook-launcher". So you can't have both installed at the same time.

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@ Florian Well I don't know who the original author is, but this package seems to be fairly popular and I figured if there was something wrong with it someone would have said so. Anyways, I've seen other manage to get this installed on 11.04 - I think. Isn't this supposed to replace current packages, not install alongside them? – Spaisekraft Apr 13 '11 at 17:59
The original source is… If Google gets the translation right it's a april fool hoax. – Florian Diesch Apr 13 '11 at 18:31
That's so weird. I hope it isn't a joke. Someone linked that solution to me when I asked on this website about customizing the launcher. If that's true I'll need to go flag that answer. Thanks. – Spaisekraft Apr 13 '11 at 23:01

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