I have been using LMDE from day of of the first release. I have installed it in about 7 computers (mine and friends) during this time.
It is a very good distro but I have had an am having problems with broken packages.
In this particular installation LMDE-64 was added to a windows 7 laptop. The initial installation went fine however as usual, when I tried to update with update manager, I received the usual ...broken packages window - quite annoying. So into terminal I go. I enter
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Since I have a slower high speed then most people, I have to wait about 1.5 hours for the updates to come down.
Everything seems to go fine in the terminal until the process comes to an abrupt stop. I see the following in terminal:
ed by signal (Broken pipe)
Selecting previously deselected package libavutil51.
Unpacking libavutil51 (from .../libavutil51_5%3a0.8-0.2_amd64.deb) ...
Preparing to replace libjack0 1:0.118+svn3796-7 (using .../libjack0_1%3a0.121.0+svn4469-2_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libjack0 ...
Preparing to replace libattr1 1:2.4.44-2 (using .../libattr1_1%3a2.4.46-3_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libattr1 ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
mysystem@mysystem ~ $ ^C
If someone suggests reinstall it again - well I have already tried 2 other times. I'm sure if I reboot the system I'll see what I saw in earlier attempts of upgrading LMDE. I get a desktop void of Mint - very bland without a menu at all.
I appreciate your help if I can get it.