Broken dependency, I think.

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Broken dependency, I think.

Postby manishk » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:52 pm

I was trying to install VirtualBox and when running the GDebi package installer my internet connection gave up and the installation got 'stuck'.

Now i realize none of the package managers are working...
Synaptic, apt-get, update-notifier, GDebi.

I get this error with Synaptic:
An error occured.

The following details are provided.

E: The package virtualbox needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
E: Internal error opening cache (1). Please report.


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Postby scorp123 » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:29 pm

Are you sure VirtualBox is in the repos?? Why not try the official installation instructions?

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Postby manishk » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:43 pm

It wasn't in the repos...I clicked on the download link in their website and asked Firefox to open it instead of downloading.
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Postby scorp123 » Thu Mar 29, 2007 6:59 pm

manishk wrote:It wasn't in the repos...I clicked on the download link in their website and asked Firefox to open it instead of downloading.
I suggest you follow the instructions word by word. :D


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