Screwed up apt database I think FIXED

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Dec 10 20:07:37 UTC 2012

On 12/10/2012 11:40 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> I went thru the /var/dpkg/info files and nuked every entry that referenced 
> those files & that was quite a project, those files are huge, but synaptic 
> is now happy except for a missing key from the freecad repo site.
> That isn't a ubuntu problem and I can live with that.

You could install the repo version:

$ apt-cache policy freecad
  Installed: 0.12.5284-dfsg-5ubuntu1
  Candidate: 0.12.5284-dfsg-5ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 0.12.5284-dfsg-5ubuntu1 0
        500 precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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