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jape42
December 15th, 2008, 01:25 AM
Updated my mythbuntu backend to 8.10 and gvim stopped working. Any ideas? Strace says it trying to do some sort of blocking read (attached).

jp

engine
December 22nd, 2008, 03:16 PM
Similarly, just installed 8.10 as part of making a laptop dual-boot, and wanted gvim. No sign of gvim in synaptics, and the system message was

prompt:~$ sudo apt-get install vim
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package vim is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package vim has no installation candidate
A casualty of the upgrade? let's see whether anyone actually knows ...