dpkg is fowled up with some packages it can't install
sberry at northlc.com
Wed Feb 27 02:16:26 UTC 2008
My name is Scott Berry. I just came from the Fedora distro
To Ubuntu. I have just followed the docs to install Exim but since I
have some Linux experience I installed some other packages and they are
raising kane with dpkg when Ireconfigure Exim. To show you what I mean I
have cut this example out of the console I was working in.
root at Yellobo:~# dpkg -reconfigure exim4-config
dpkg: conflicting actions -e (--control) and -r (--remove)
Type dpkg --help for help about installing and deinstalling packages [*];
Use `dselect' or `aptitude' for user-friendly package management;
Type dpkg -Dhelp for a list of dpkg debug flag values;
Type dpkg --force-help for a list of forcing options;
Type dpkg-deb --help for help about manipulating *.deb files;
Type dpkg --license for copyright license and lack of warranty (GNU GPL)
Options marked [*] produce a lot of output - pipe it through `less' or
Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks very much.
Email: sberry at northlc.com
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