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[ubuntu] Snort broken or not fully installed.

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http://ubuntuforums.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 (Hardware)