[Breezy] X won't start, following today's update ?
nielsen at oz.net
Mon Jul 4 16:56:37 UTC 2005
On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 09:25:27AM -0700, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 11:04:15AM -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 03:37:46PM +0100, john levin wrote:
> > > Happened to me yesterday, but apt-get update/upgrade sorted everything
> > > out this morning.
> > Hm. Not so for me, unfortunately:
> > Preparing to replace libx11-6 1:6.2.1+cvs.20050615-3 (using .../libx11-6_1%3a6.2.1+cvs.20050615-4_i386.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement libx11-6 ...
> > dpkg: error processing
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/libx11-6_1%3a6.2.1+cvs.20050615-4_i386.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/X11/XErrorDB', which is also in package xlibs-data
> sudo dpkg --force-overwrite -i /var/cache/apt/archives/libx11-6_1%3a6.2.1+cvs.20050615-4_i386.deb
> fixed it for me.
I should have added that I ran 'apt-get dist-upgrade' after doing that
and everything else that had been downloaded installed correctly. I had
no problems running X and today's breezy update went smoothly.
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