Unable to Update

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Wed Jun 3 18:17:34 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 10:00:41AM -0700, Roger Benham wrote:
> Message ID: cc77dabe0906030633k3b9b3d0ame6cee4ea8091a2ee at mail.gmail.com
> sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude safe-upgrade
> (sudo) Password
> segmentation fault

Ouch.  Which Ubuntu version do you have?

Which command exactly is segfaulting: sudo, aptitude update or aptitude
safe-upgrade?  You can find out by running them sequentially:

  $ sudo -s
  # aptitude update
  # aptitude upgrade

Can you update with 'apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade'?

Marius Gedminas
C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.
        -- Dennis M. Ritchie
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