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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby zerozero on Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:25 am

msm was having the same issue; i hope he/she checks the thread out 8)
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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby msm on Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:43 pm

I will try the resolution but am not near my computer atm
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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby msm on Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:26 am

The fix appears to have worked although there are still broken level 3 packages.
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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby zerozero on Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:02 pm

msm, is this a fresh install? and is it the gnome v.? if is yes to both i would strongly advise you to do the first big update with
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
half way though it will fail, and you'll have to do
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sudo apt-get -f install
to correct some of the errors and then again
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

important: in all this process, don't reboot or logout; in the end all the errors should be cleared and you can see here a few "fixes" for your new system http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=141&t=76010
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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby msm on Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:33 pm

Thanks for your reply.

I followed this tutorial when installing LMDE earlier last week: http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/497 (although I updated the reps to the ones mentioned earlier in this thread) and did do the sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Under About Gnome it says version 2.30.2

Earlier today I manually updated all level 3 categories listed in Update Manager. Funny, how it works, by doing them 30-50 at a time it worked fine, but it wasn't possible to update it all in one go. Anyway, the system now appears to be fully updated - in any case I tried installing mintupdate-debian and it appears to have worked:

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$ sudo apt-get install mintupdate-debian
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  mint-flashplugin-square mint-flashplugin
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  mintupdate
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  mintupdate-debian
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 1 to remove and 17 not upgraded.
Need to get 112 kB of archives.
After this operation, 41.0 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian/main mintupdate-debian all 1.0.2 [112 kB]
Fetched 112 kB in 6s (18.6 kB/s)                                               
(Reading database ... 167473 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing mintupdate ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Selecting previously deselected package mintupdate-debian.
(Reading database ... 167431 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking mintupdate-debian (from .../mintupdate-debian_1.0.2_all.deb) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Setting up mintupdate-debian (1.0.2) ...
N: Ignoring file 'google-chrome.list.save' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
N: Ignoring file 'google-talkplugin.list.save' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
N: Ignoring file 'dropbox.list.save' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension


Still get the usual error messages re Google and Dropbox, but not sure how to fix those.
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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby grizzler on Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:52 pm

msm wrote:Still get the usual error messages re Google and Dropbox, but not sure how to fix those.

You mean those three N: messages? They're not error messages, just 'notices'. If you want to get rid of them, open the directory /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ in Nautilus as administrator and delete the three files with .save extensions.
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Re: Registering to "latest" repository

Postby msm on Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:06 pm

grizzler wrote:
msm wrote:Still get the usual error messages re Google and Dropbox, but not sure how to fix those.

You mean those three N: messages? They're not error messages, just 'notices'. If you want to get rid of them, open the directory /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ in Nautilus as administrator and delete the three files with .save extensions.


Cool. That worked. Many thanks!
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