Failed installation of Wine and e-Sword.
ketelaars at wanadoo.nl
Mon Jan 25 20:27:16 GMT 2010
On Mon, 25 Jan 2010 08:35:35 -0500, Steven Vollom wrote:
> My OS is Kubuntu Karmic. I have an AMD quad core 9600 processor with
> 4gb of SDRAM. I attempted installation of e-Sword and failed.
> As per instructions, I installed the Wine 1.1.37 version. When
> attempting the installation of e-Sword, the computer froze at 97% of the
> installation. It required a re-boot to continue.
You _decided_ to reboot ;)
> After booting, I confirmed that Wine was installed by looking in Kmenu
> Applications, then attempted installing e-Sword again using the e-Sword
> installer. The application failed with the following error message:
> Package: e-sword-installer, Status: Error: Cannot install 'wine'.
> I attempted to repair any broken package by using the command, "sudo
> dpkg -- configure -a".
According to "man dpkg" there shouldn't be a space before "configure", so
I guess you meant "sudo dpkg --configure -a". Probably just a typo in
> It appeared to work, because I was returned to
> my command line prompt, steven at Yeshua:~$. I was not successful it
> repairing any broken package though, if that was the appropriate
> Using the Wine uninstaller, I attempted to remove Wine, thinking that
> perhaps it had installed improperly. I was unsuccessful.
> I used the command: sudo apt-get remove wine, and got the following:
> steven at Yeshua:~$ sudo apt-get remove wine Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Package wine is not installed, so not removed 0 upgraded, 0 newly
> installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. steven at Yeshua:~$
> This is confusing, because when I open Kmenu, it shows that Wine is an
> installed application.
> I do not know what to do now. I have read everything posted in the
> forums about Wine and e-Sword, without success.
> My instinct is that I must purge Wine, even though command line says it
> is not installed, since it still shows on the menu of applications as
> installed. Thank you for any useful instructions.
> If purge is required, please advise appropriate wording for a command
> line purging of unwanted packages and dependencies, and what my next
> step should be.
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