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by Clyde
Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

Manually cleaned out all the files ... still can't use update nor SPM:

Image

I wonder what is still blocking this :? could it be 'cabextract.desktop' - can this prog be removed and re-installed ? (usr/share/apps/konqueror)
by Clyde
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

they are still there...

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avast4workstation.list     avast4workstation.postinst
avast4workstation.md5sums  avast4workstation.prerm
all avast left after removal:
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by Clyde
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

ok, will try it ... ... entered as above and still the same. But the issue that guy was having on that ubuntu link you posted is the exact same that I'm having here... tried step by step the suggestions given there and at the last step I get ... subprocess installed post-installation script returned...
by Clyde
Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

Thanks for all the help anyway Vincent :D ...didn't imagine that installing Avast would render the Synaptic Package Manager inoperable ... I'll wait and see if it did that same to the updates feature... if so, I guess will have to re-do the whole thing from scratch :( and keep away from installing a...
by Clyde
Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

sudo rm -f /usr/lib/avast4workstation/share/avast/desktop/install-desktop-entries.sh [sudo] password: sudo dpkg --force-all -i /var/cache/apt/archives/avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb (--install): cannot access arch...
by Clyde
Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

~ $ sudo dpkg --force-all -i /var/cache/apt/archives/avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb [sudo] password: Selecting previously deselected package avast4workstation. (Reading database ... 129318 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace avast4workstation 1.3.0 (using .../avast4...
by Clyde
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

entered fine but still cannot install (same error reported) :(
by Clyde
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

ok, it is in the /var/cache/apt directory still giving me the error message: "Could not open avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb' The package might be corrupted or you are not allow to open the file. Check the permissions of the file." I received a message from avast support today ... don't...
by Clyde
Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

Vincent Vermeulen wrote: Move it to the folder /var/cache/apt/archives.
"error moving the file into /var/cache/apt - Permission denied"
by Clyde
Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

"file not found" If I try to remove any of the 3 avast files remianing in the usr/bin directory, the terminal acknowledges that they are there but gives me a "ignoring removal of file" response. or: (file 'avastgui'): ~ $ sudo apt-get remove usr/bin/avastgui Reading package lists...
by Clyde
Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

oops sorry, my bad Vincent. ok, copy paste and got all ... but after the purge i get:' dpkg: warning: ignoring request to remove avast4workstation:i386 which isn't installed.' This one gave me: sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq avast4workstation dpkg: warning: overriding problem because --...
by Clyde
Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

Re: AVAST installation - Now Regrets

for: dpkg -1 'unrecognized option'

for: sudo apt-get purge avast4workstation - I get terminal "E: The package avast4workstation needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it."

note: the archive has been removed from before. see above.
by Clyde
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets
Replies: 27
Views: 4653

[SOLVED] AVAST installation - Now Regrets

Curiousity led me to install avast4workstation today :oops: Installed debian package by clicking on the downloaded file on my desktop. Seemed to install... AVAST showed on the mint menu. But when clicked, I get a message stating that file cannot be found. ... so to the terminal and do an apt-get rem...
by Clyde
Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Changing colors in Terminal
Replies: 3
Views: 2238

Re: Changing colors in Terminal

Thanks kyphi ! :D
by Clyde
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Official Newer Firefox Versions - "Aurora" thread
Replies: 55
Views: 29160

Re: Official Firefox versions 6/7/8/9/10/Beta "Aurora" threa

Please, what mint version are you using? Isadora 9 The only way to restart firefox now is in the terminal with the 'killall' command :( also flashgot does not work with this version ... also reads Linux search not campatible with 9.01 (had to disable it too) :? add: removed firefox 9.01 completely ...
by Clyde
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Official Newer Firefox Versions - "Aurora" thread
Replies: 55
Views: 29160

Re: Official Firefox versions 6/7/8/9/10/Beta "Aurora" threa

I always had FireFox update turned off ... been satisfied with older version for longest time. Yesterday I had Mint Updates available ... I always install the updates provided. However, I was surprised to see FireFox updating among the other items in the updates. I now have a FireFox 9.01 from a ver...
by Clyde
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Disk Check...Check ...still Checking
Replies: 7
Views: 1750

Re: Disk Check...Check ...still Checking

If you want it to NOT do the disk check on boot, run the following in Terminal: sudo tune2fs -c 0 /dev/sda2 (the sda2 should of course be changed to your Mint partition). Just be sure to run a disk check periodically yourself to make sure things are OK. The way I do it is run GParted from live CD, ...
by Clyde
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP 3650 issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: HP 3650 issue [SOLVED]

Replaced the ink cartridges and is now printing perfectly again ... the HPLIP utility is not very accurate with the percentage left in the cartridges.
by Clyde
Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 221651

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

Congrats on LM12 Lisa ! ... noticed some prospective mentions about a version '13' too :wink:
... i'm still wading with Isadora 9 and the water is still very refreshing here :mrgreen:
by Clyde
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP 3650 issue [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 415

HP 3650 issue [SOLVED]

The proper drivers are installed plus the HP GUI utility. Color and Black around 70% full. All is aligned, cleaned etc. The problem: I am trying to print a 60 page document. The pages have mixed Color Images and Black text. The first couple of pages come out fine. After the 3rd page, the black text ...

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