After installing some packages, i.e. sudo aptitude install pkg ... , there was a line of message at the end of the output:
Current status: 0 updates [-66].
What does it mean?
Aptitude GUI is a graphical version of Aptitude we talked about in our previous post. As Aptitude has already been removed from official repository of Ubuntu, one cant expect to see this GUI based Aptitude by default in Ubuntu Precise Pangolin.
I have noticed using Aptitude to apply updates, and dpkg -P to purge off old kernel versions, that after purging old kernel versions, Aptitude wants to reinstall the old kernel packages next time I am in there to apply updates.
As is, I must tell Aptitude to forget pending changes / available updates, re-download the list of packages, mark all upgradable, THEN it correctly marks only the upgrad
I was installing and uninstalling some packages on my home 11.10 system, when I suddenly noticed that dpkg and aptitude want to remove almost everything. Synaptic seems fine. At work, where I have an almost identical setup, I am NOT having this problem. From here, I thought it was a multiarch problem, but, again, the same setup at work is fine.
Unfortunately, I need to use IE for some programs, but I am having problems installing it. I am trying to follow this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...ternetExplorer but when I try
sudo aptitude install wine cabextract
sudo: aptitude: command not found
. Do I need to install Aptitude?
First, check to see if you have gdebi installed. From terminal:aptitude show gdebiIf you don't have gdebi, then from terminal:sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude -P install gdebiorsudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gdebiNow, for SpaceFM...Download the last file in the list from the link you provided; spacefm_0.8.7-1_all.deb.Open terminalEnter sudo aptitude update or sudo apt-get up
There is the 'aptitude reference manual' which you can install as package 'aptitude-doc-en'.You can then browse the installed files using URL file:///usr/share/doc/aptitude/html/en/index.htmlI presume the characters printed after the package name are 'action codes'.If libc6 is broken, then any proposed solution will involve a lot of packages being removed and re