While trying to tear down a Drupal dev environment, I ran sudo apt-get remove php5-curl It started removing all kinds of packages, like the browser, among other things. I hit Ctrl+C when I saw what ...
Updater (I assume) put a no entry style alert icon on the panel which informed me that certain package dependencies were not up to snuff. Upgrades were thereafter only partial. The dialogue advised ...
Whenever I try to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center, the following error appears. Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. E:Unable to ...
I power off my laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 during apt-get upgrade, then I power on and choose Ubuntu in grub, but after the Ubuntu logo, a blurred screen comes. Then I choose recovery mode in grub, and ...
The hard drive on my server that contains /var crashed yesterday. I do not have backups for everything in /var/lib. Regarding the list of packages installed, I have a backup file using the following ...
In my infinite wisdom, during a system upgrade, I somehow managed to remove 'ubuntu-desktop' and several other key packages. As a consequence, my desktop is now gone - I only see a standard X terminal ...
Possible Duplicate: How do I rebuild a corrupt dpkg status file? I just discovered that /var/lib/dpkg/status is corrupted (details): $ sudo dpkg --audit dpkg: parse error, in file ...