HELP! I destroyed /var/cache/apt

Jay Ridgley jridgley2 at
Sat Jan 30 16:35:39 UTC 2010


Well to put it simply "I shot myself in the foot"!

How do I recover a completely destroyed /var/cache/apt directory? I 
messed up with an sudo rm -rf to get rid of some files in /var...

How do I rebuild the information on installed packages?? Can I copy one 
from another system?

With egg on my face,

PS Thanks for the help about the NFS entry in my /etc/fstab

Jay Ridgley
jridgley2 at
Registered Linux User ID - 9115
Registered Ubuntu User ID - 23320

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