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First update error message

Postby inestimabil on Mon Oct 10, 2011 1:46 am

Hello, Im new here, and I hope you can help me solving this problem. Until now I used Ubuntu, but I like Mint Debian edition very much, cuz its faster and better looking. I installed it on my laptop, and I saw in the right corner a little blue icon with an "i" on it. I try to install the updates but Im having an error ...somthing about gstreamer whos trying to overwrite something. Ill upload the screen picture.
Please help!!!
Thank you, and best regards.
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Re: First update error message

Postby zerozero on Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:50 am

open a terminal and

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sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives/gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad_0.10.22-3_amd64.deb

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Re: First update error message

Postby odo5435 on Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:52 am

For future reference, there's a forum called LMDE (Linux Mint Debian) Update/Upgrade Issues where you're more likely to find people who are able to assist you. I wouldn't suggest posting this particular problem there though. The forum moderators take a dim view of cross posting.

There's a possible solution to your problem suggested in this thread in that forum.

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