request: electricsheep 2.6.3
brian at gurtler.net
Fri Sep 9 21:08:59 CDT 2005
I've reported the bug to xscreensaver and they said that it's a
John Dong wrote:
> Use dpkg --install --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives
> /electricsheep_2.6.2-1~5.04ubp1_i386.deb to install the package.
> Unfortunately, two different versions of Electricsheep are present in
> two package (xscreensaver and electricsheep) -- APT doesn't like to
> assume that you'd want to overwrite existing files, so drops out at
> this error.
> this is an upstream packaging bug that can't be solved via the
> Backports team. If it really bothers you, file a bug against either
> electricsheep or xscreensaver in Ubuntu's Bugzilla.
> On 9/9/05, *Brian Gurtler* <brian at gurtler.net
> <mailto:brian at gurtler.net>> wrote:
> could someone do a backport of this?
> the version currently in backports [2.6.2] hasn't ever worked do
> to some
> kind of error..
> Unpacking electricsheep (from
> .../electricsheep_2.6.2-1~5.04ubp1_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing
> trying to overwrite
> which is also in package xscreensaver
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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