error messages installing .deb file

MICHAEL WEAVER michaelweaver1 at
Sun Jan 7 18:46:25 UTC 2007

Does anyone know a way of copying text in Terminal to the clipboard so I 
can paste it into a document in Openoffice Writer or whatever thing for 
reading text?
I ask because with me being Totally Blind reviewing the error messages 
when I type the terminal command to install the package when trying to 
install Network Manager seems a bit long winded, it is not as simple as 
doing CTRLA and going into something like Nano or VI or even going back 
to the Gnome Desktop and pasting it into Writer and someone seemed a bit 
impatient with me as a new user because I couldn't say what the error 
messages were when trying to install this .deb package I got using 
Firefox in Windows.
I started to write it out but I kept getting lost trying to review it.
It was some kind of dependency error where files I think like libnl1. 
libnm-util or something like that and there was another package name 
wcouldn't be installed and it seemed to be questioning the need for 
these 3 files.
I am still a bit of a Newby to Ubuntu and have only managed to install 
one package so far when I was at my LUG which was the S-Backup 
application which unfortunately didn't work with speech or it didn't 
with the early version of Orca I had.
The chap trying to help me install Ubuntu on my Desktop took away my 
Edgy disk that I managed to burn to see if it was causing the problems I 
was having with installing it ie the Grub not being installed on the 
hard drive so I haven't got my Edgy Desktop CD and don't have any CDs to 
burn a new copy on as most of the disks I have are DVDs.

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