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  1. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    Thanks for the follow up.

    I installed play on linux using Ubuntu Software Center. As for removing PlayOnLinux. My computer refuses to install, upgrade, or remove any packages. I've tried...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    I'm amazed at what I found.


    $ sudo cat /var/lib/dpkg/status | grep wine
    [sudo] password for saipal:
    Package: wine1.6-i386
    Source: wine1.6
    Replaces: wine-i386, wine1.4-i386, wine1.5-i386...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    The first line of code doesn't return anything. The second returns

    cat: /var./lib/dpkg/status: No such file or directory

    I could just open status using gedit and copy paste the contents of that...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    Thanks for sticking around, you've been so very helpful so far. I'll be by my computer for the most part today. Hopefully we can have this problem solved.

    The code
    ls -la...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    I know it's been a few days, but in the end I decided to stick with it. I manually removed all the listed files with the exception of this /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc/wine. when I try
    sudo rm wine I...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    I tried reinstalling wine using the terminal, using synaptic and using Ubuntu Software Center. The same error was returned. Linux is turning out much much harder to use than I wanted. Sometimes I...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    The list is rather long.



    ~$ sudo find / -name "wine*"
    [sudo] password for saipal:
    /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/wine.menu
    /home/saipal/.wine/drive_c/users/saipal/Application...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    I ran the code you gave me 3 times. Why did it abort?



    sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    The...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    I tried following the instructions in the link.

    At the first stage:


    sudo apt-get install pcregrep
    pcregrep -nM '\n\s*\n[^P]+' /var/lib/dpkg/status

    My terminal result:
  10. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    Here you go.


    $ ls -la /etc/apt/sources.list.d
    total 44
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Aug 5 17:17 .
    drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Aug 5 17:27 ..
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 176 Aug 5 11:52...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    to remove wine, I used sudo apt-get remove wine && sudo apt-get purge wine.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    I did as you asked. There were two files with the name status. status and status-old.
    From status:

    /etc/sane.d/artec_eplus48u.conf 3672fe16e6b14a124ad74acd47941be9

    From status-old:
    ...
  13. [ubuntu] E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

    Hello everyone,

    I've encountered this problem when running the code below. I've included the output from terminal.
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Before that, I was trying to...
  14. Thread: turtle graphing

    by Sky001
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    turtle graphing

    Hello everyone,
    I've been wetting my fingers with python for a little while now. The below code works fine, except I don't understand why it doesn't return an error. sz is not defined, atleast not...
  15. Thread: Turtle Graphing

    by Sky001
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    Re: Turtle Graphing

    tk is Tkinter in python 2 and tkinter in python 3, right? I followed this test, towards the bottom of the page to make sure that _tkinter was installed and could be called. Am I missing something?
    ...
  16. Thread: Turtle Graphing

    by Sky001
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    Turtle Graphing

    Hello everyone,

    I've bumped into two strange problems on my ubuntu 12.04 installation. I'm a novice programmer here. I was playing around with turtle graphics when my python 3.3.0 stopped doing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sitecustomize.py

    Some good information here. I never thought Unix and Linux would be that similar. Thanks for your time. I'll definately follow up on the bits about MULTICS and the developement of both systems. I'll...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sitecustomize.py

    Thanks to both of you. At this point I supposes problem this thread is concerned about has been solved. However, other questions have come to mind.

    I recall the frist time I visted the man pages:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sitecustomize.py

    You are amazing! Thank you! Thank you so much! You have saved me 20 more hours of pulling my hair out. I was starting to get worried I'd loose it all.

    It worked! The joy I feel.

    One last...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sitecustomize.py

    there was no output from the terminal so I proceeded to the 3rd step.


    This step failed because, the file was already present (even though nothing was returned after step one). Below is the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: sitecustomize.py

    @newb85
    I'm running 12.04 Precise Pangolin. Unfortunately, the sitecustomize.py is persistent. Below is what I got after running your terminal commands.


    :~$ sudo apt-get remove...
  22. Thread: Editing .bashrc

    by Sky001
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    Re: Editing .bashrc

    I know it's been a while, but thank you. The suggestions worked. It was very much human error on my part.

    Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: sitecustomize.py

    I know someone out there has an answer. Please help. I'm really stuck here.
    Edit: Should I just repost this in specialized support or some other more technical sub forum?
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    [SOLVED] sitecustomize.py

    Hello everyone,

    Why is this operating system so over my head. It takes hours to do research and find a simple solution to a problem. All I want is to have a working version of python3.x and have...
  25. Thread: Editing .bashrc

    by Sky001
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    Editing .bashrc

    I was trying to install pythonbrew so I could stream line my python installations and prevent errors way beyond my understanding. I couldn't finish the process and because I don't know how to edit...
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