[SOLVED] mint-artwork-common > dpkg error - attn: DEVS [SOLVED]

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Re: [SOLVED] mint-artwork-common > dpkg error - attn: DEVS [SOLVED]

Post by karlchen » Tue May 22, 2018 9:11 am

Hello, nandayo.

As a matter of fact the dpkg / mint-artwork-common problem has not been caused by any programme bug in Mint 17.x.
As this thread suggests there are exactly 2 reasons, why users stumbled across this problem:
  • Some people used repository mirror servers, which were simply not up-to-date and which therefore did not offer the needed most recent dpkg version to their users over a long period of time.
  • Some people only accept software updates, which are categorized as levels 1 or 2, but not as level 3, in their Mint Update Manager. dpkg, however, is categorized as a level 3 update. As a consequence, these people prevented themselves from getting the needed most recent dpkg version themselves.
Regards,
Karl
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