[xubuntu-users] Lost Libraries

John Deakin john at humanaspects.co.uk
Thu Feb 12 09:48:09 UTC 2015


El,

Sorry you a communicating with a Linux thicko. Which log file and where
can it be found?

If it is in my home directory I am afraid it has been deleted as in my
initial panic I did a backup restore of home.

regards,
John

On 11/02/15 22:13, Elbert LaGrew wrote:
> Have you checked the log files? Any clues there?
> 
> --El
> 
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 3:57 PM, John Deakin <john at humanaspects.co.uk
> <mailto:john at humanaspects.co.uk>> wrote:
> 
>     Chris,
> 
>     Thanks very much. Did all that but no change. The authentication window
>     shows, I fill in the password and it dies. Anything else to try?
> 
>     regards,
>     John
> 
>     On 11/02/15 18:49, Chris Green wrote:
>     > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 06:32:11PM +0000, John Deakin wrote:
>     >> Hello,
>     >>
>     >> I have done something rather stupid. I used aptitude to try to remove
>     >> plex manager. The report from aptitude was that plex could not be found
>     >> but offered some other files which were probably libraries to delete.
>     >> Stupidly in the hope that this might disable plex I went ahead.
>     >>
>     >> As a consequence Synaptic Package Manager bombs out after I enter my
>     >> password and I cannot install Muon Package Manager or Muon Software
>     >> Centre using Ubuntu Software Centre. They seem to install up to a point
>     >> but then USC gives up and forgets about it.
>     >>
>     >> Please does anyone know which libraries/files are likely to be missing
>     >> and how I can re-install them?
>     >
>     > Use the command line.  Open a terminal window and at the command
>     > prompt enter:-
>     >
>     >     sudo apt-get update
>     >     sudo apt-get remove synaptic
>     >     sudo apt-get install synaptic
>     >
>     > (The remove may not be necessary but will do no harm)
>     >
>     >
> 
>     --
>     regards,
>     John
>     01367 820542
> 
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John
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