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October 6th, 2009, 08:33 PM
I am having a problem with my remote Hardy box when running apt-get:

aaron@aeichler:/var/lib/dpkg$ sudo apt-get install bmon
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 43.6kB of archives.
After this operation, 184kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://my.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/universe bmon 2.0.1-3 [43.6kB]
Fetched 43.6kB in 1s (34.8kB/s)
Can't ignore signal CHLD, forcing to default.
E: Waited for /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt || true but it wasn't there
E: Failure running script /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt || true
Also when running apt-get update I get errors like this:

Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Sources
Waited for bzip2 but it wasn't thereAfter some digging, I found it could be related to perl, but not sure where to go with that.

aaron@aeichler:/var/lib/dpkg$ perl -w
Can't ignore signal CHLD, forcing to default. Anyone have any hints that could point me in the right direction?