Problems Upgrading to Edgy
nathan at eckenrodehouse.net
Thu Feb 1 14:13:38 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 31 January 2007 07:17:37 pm Robert Tilley wrote:
> The following error occurred during my attempted upgrade, via aptitude, to
> Edgy Eft from Dapper Drake.
> tilleyrw at tilleyrw-desktop:~/downloads$ sudo aptitude
> Extracting templates from packages: 100%
> Preconfiguring packages ...
> (Reading database ... 187747 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace libarts1-audiofile 4:3.5.5-0ubuntu1~dapper1
> (using .../libarts1-audiofile_4%3a3.5.6-0ubuntu1~edgy1_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement libarts1-audiofile ...
> dpkg: error
> trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/libarts_audiofile.so', which is also in
> package kdemultimedia-dev
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>b E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
> Press return to continue.
> I've tried deleting the file `/usr/lib/libarts_audiofile.so' (so it _can't_
> be overwritten) to solve this problem. Does anyone have any further ideas?
> Thanks, Bob
> P.S. Should I just download the official Edgy CD and use it for a
1) sudo apt-get remove kde-multimedia
2) change dapper to edgy in /etc/apt/sources.list
3) sudo apt-get update
4) sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sometimes I have also had to sudo apt-get upgrade at this point
then 5) sudo apt-get install kde-multimedia
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