No workspace after upgrade to KDE 4.7.4

Loïc Grobol loic.grobol at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 14:46:02 UTC 2011


Ah, no, I usually use apt-get, but apt-get upgrade just updated
amarok. Neither workspace nor workspace-bin is installed and I have
the same candidates. Do you think I should try with aptitude (which
I'd need to install in that case)?

2011/12/22 Thomas Olsen <thomas at tanghus.net>:
> On Thursday 22 December 2011 15:15 Loïc Grobol wrote:
>> Hey, thanks a lot,
>>
>> I had indeed activated the beta ppa, but as far as I can see,
>> commenting it out did nothing. apt-get safe-upgrade doesn't seem to be
>> a valid command (mistaken for aptitude safe-upgrade, perhaps?),
>> upgrade only installed some amarok packages and kde-workspace can't be
>> installed.
>
> Yeah, mistaken for aptitude command which I normally use. Some years ago
> aptitude wasn't installed per default, but I can see it is now. Did you run
> safe-upgrade?
>
> Try to run 'apt-cache policy' against kde-workspace and kde-workspace-bin.
> Mine says:
>
> $ apt-cache policy kde-workspace-bin
> kde-workspace-bin:
>  Installed: 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1
>  Candidate: 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1
>  Version table:
>  *** 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1 0
>        500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/ppa/ubuntu/ oneiric/main
> amd64 Packages
>        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>     4:4.7.3a-0ubuntu0.1 0
>        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates/main amd64
> Packages
>     4:4.7.1-0ubuntu5 0
>        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main amd64 Packages
>
> $ apt-cache policy kde-workspace
> kde-workspace:
>  Installed: 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1
>  Candidate: 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1
>  Version table:
>  *** 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1 0
>        500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/ppa/ubuntu/ oneiric/main
> amd64 Packages
>        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>     4:4.7.3a-0ubuntu0.1 0
>        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates/main amd64
> Packages
>     4:4.7.1-0ubuntu5 0
>        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main amd64 Packages
>
>
>>
>> > sudo apt-get install kde-workspace
>>
>>   Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites :
>>    kde-workspace : Dépend: kde-workspace-bin (>=
>> 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1) mais ne sera pas installé
>>  E: impossible de corriger les problèmes, des paquets défecteux sont
>> en mode « garder en l'état »
>>
>> kde-workspace depends of kde-workspace-bin (>=
>> 4:4.7.4-0ubuntu0.1~ppa1) but will not be installed
>> E: can't solve issues, corrupted(?) packages are in “keep as is”(?) mode
>>
>> 2011/12/22 Thomas Olsen <thomas at tanghus.net>:
>> > On Thursday 22 December 2011 14:23 Loïc Grobol wrote:
>> >> Hello, all
>> >>
>> >> I have made the upgrade from the ppa and saw it deleted
>> >> plasma-workspace. I supposed it was for some kind of replacement so I
>> >> didn't bother. But now all I get when logging to gui is a black screen
>> >> with the mouse pointer only. I logged to a terminal and try to install
>> >> back plasma. apt-get won't do it and doesn't find kde-workspace
>> >> either.
>> >>
>> >> I obviously want to get back some gui, so any help would be greatly
>> >> appreciated.
>> >
>> > Did you happen to have the beta ppa enabled? I saw that it was to do the
>> > same and traced it down to that. If you can't get to a console using
>> > Ctrl-Alt-F1 then boot up in recovery mode.
>> >
>> > Edit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kubuntu-ppa-beta-oneiric.list
>> >
>> > and comment out the repository:
>> >
>> > # deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-ppa/beta/ubuntu oneiric main
>> >
>> > Run 'sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get safe-upgrade' followed by 'sudo
>> > apt- get install kde-workspace' [*] and reboot. Your "upgrade" probably
>> > deleted some other packages you will need to re-install.
>> >
>> > [*] If you're booted in recovery mode 'sudo' isn't necessary.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards
>> >
>> > Thomas Olsen
>> >
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>
> Thomas Olsen
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-- 
Loïc Grobol.

M1 Mathématiques AMA. Faculté des sciences, Orléans La Source.
M1 Linguistique LAASTIC. Faculté de lettres, langues et sciences
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