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    Re: Update problem

    That would be great!
    Yes, please lock it. I will ask to have it reopened, when I get to it.
    Thank you so much.
    I do appreciate it.

    Sbobuz99
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    Re: Update problem

    I received your sunshine yesterday, and I thank you for it. :-) It really does help.
    I also read your advice and I think I will take it....
    BUT, life lately, has been handing me some things that...
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    Re: Re... Dependency fix.

    Ok I took ALL the steps you listed in your first post:


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install -f gnome-terminal-data gnome-mime-data
    [sudo] password for rick:
    Reading package lists... Done...
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    Re: Update problem

    All right. This looks new to me, as far as results:

    rick@rick-desktop:~$ apt-cache showpkg gnome-terminal-data
    Package: gnome-terminal-data
    Versions:
    2.30.2-0ubuntu1...
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    Re: Update problem

    Ok. here's the results:


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-mime-data
    [sudo] password for rick:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state...
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    Re: Update problem

    Please remember that I MUST use sudo for that command to work the first time.


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get check
    [sudo] password for rick:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building...
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    Re: Update problem

    I appreciate and respect your choice...however, I don't have a live CD for 10.04 LTS.
    Is it possible to still download an iso for 10.04 LTS and create one?

    shobuz99
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    Re: Update problem

    ok.

    rick@rick-desktop:~$ dpkg -C
    rick@rick-desktop:~$


    Next?

    Shobuz99
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    Re: Update problem

    I'm sorry I haven't been on. Some personal tragedies have kept me busy.
    Even so, I would like to get this resolved asap.
    So...
    Results of the first line of code that your provided, Bashing-om:
    ...
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    Re: Update problem

    thanks Jonathan, but this is too late. I've already removed openjdk headless...I think.
    Besides, i haven't tried your initial suggestion, yet (your first post).
    @Bashing-om has been perplexed, I'm...
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    Re: Update problem

    it's very confusing to me why this command doesn't work?


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
    [sudo] password for rick:
    dpkg: unknown option --add-architecture

    Type dpkg...
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    Re: Update problem

    Ok. Your first question:


    Answer:

    rick@rick-desktop:~$ cat /var/lib/dpkg/info/icedtea-6-jre-cacao
    cat: /var/lib/dpkg/info/icedtea-6-jre-cacao: No such file or directory
    rick@rick-desktop:~$
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    Re: Update problem

    Ok. I only went so far, because the results were not expected:


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/info/openjdk-6-jre-headless.list
    [sudo] password for rick:
    rick@rick-desktop:~$ cat...
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    Re: Update problem

    Ok. I wasn't sure how to go about seeing if any other entries in the "info" folder are 'invalid'...
    How do i do that without running the same "cat" command for each pkg that I may have?
    That could...
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    Re: Update problem

    Before I try running your command suggestions, I want to show you what I got with a hunch...

    I ran the command "cat /var/lib/dpkg/info/icedtea*.list" using the * wildcard.
    I tried this with the...
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    Re: Update problem

    Bashing-om,
    I ran the command you suggested with these results:


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ cat /var/lib/dpkg/info/openjdk-6-jre-headless.list
    Package: xserver-xorg-input-vmmouse
    Priority: optional...
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    Re: Update problem

    Jonathan,
    I appreciate your help and advice. It's not that you're too late, at all.
    I want to continue with the advice I have been getting so far, from "Bashing-om" and "bapoumba".
    I am interested...
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    Re: Update problem

    Ok. It didn't result in quite the same way that yours did. First, I used the commands as follows:

    rick@rick-desktop:~$ ls -la /var/lib/dpkg/info/openjdk*.list
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9116...
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    Re: Update problem

    ok. This is a bit daunting for me; however, I discovered that there are no ".deb" packages
    for "openjdk" or "icedtea" in a GZIP Archive or simply labeled as ".deb"
    There ARE files listed for...
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    Re: Update problem

    For some reason. I missed this post previously, and posted the comment to Bashing-om.

    Yes, I am willing to try the fixes you have recommended. I will need some time to read them over and make sure...
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    Re: Update problem

    Ok, Bashing-om, here are the results:


    rick@rick-desktop:~$ dpkg --print-foreign-architectures
    dpkg: unknown option --print-foreign-architectures

    Type dpkg --help for help about installing...
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    Re: Update problem

    I like this idea. It's what I was trying to say before, rather clumsily I guess. Simply put:
    * I am wondering if some 32 bit version of Gnome got installed on my 64 bit machine? ... Or
    ** Whether...
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    Re: Update problem

    I mean exactly what I said. But let me re-phrase:
    A 32-bit version of the Gnome-Terminal package is installed on my 32-bit laptop...
    The version is 2.30. (see my previous post from the "Status"...
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    Re: Update problem

    @bapoumba and bashing-om

    Good point. Thanks for searching. Here's what I found (on the internet) when I searched for "gnome-terminal-data 2.30"
    and found this link:...
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    Re: Update problem

    ok. I guess we've covered this ground before.
    The first thing I did was try the "fix broken pkgs" option in Synaptic.
    When I clicked "Apply" it started to work; but failed once again, because of...
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