kde4 install problem

Terence Simpson stdin at stdin.me.uk
Sun Nov 25 12:52:51 UTC 2007

Paul Kaplan wrote:
> I'm trying to follow the posted instructions for installing kde4 and I am 
> getting an error in adept that says installation will break something, but no 
> further details.  Using apt-get install doesn't revail any more info to me.
> The problem seems to be in installing kdebase-runtime.
> Here's the output of sudo apt-get install kdebase-runtime
> Unpacking kde-icons-oxygen 
> (from .../kde-icons-oxygen_4%3a3.96.0-1ubuntu1~gutsy1_all.deb) ...
> dpkg: error 
> processing /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-icons-oxygen_4%3a3.96.0-1ubuntu1~gutsy1_all.deb 
> (--unpack):
>  trying to overwrite 
> `/usr/lib/kde4/share/icons/oxygen/128x128/apps/phonon-xine.png', which is 
> also in package kde4base-data
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Paul 
It looks like the old package "kde4base-data" is not being removed like
it should. Try removing that package with the command:
sudo apt-get remove kde4base-data

If you get more errors please post them back.


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