Snort broken or not fully installed.

view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am using Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome. I uninstalled snort in order to install a more recent version. The new installation initially failed because the system would not let be rm or modify /var/log/snort even as root. Code: sudo chattr -i /var/log/snort/* enabled me to remove the contents of /var/log/snort although the i attribute did not appear to have been set. However Code: sudo chattr -i /var/log/snort did not allow me to remove /var/log/snort itself although only the e attribute was set. Subsequently Code: sudo apt-get install snort resulted in Code: Reading package lists... D (HowTos)