[Comm-en] Install issue

Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Fri Feb 13 14:34:06 MSK 2004

On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 04:21:59AM -0700, James F. wrote:
> I finally got around to updating my sources.list file and
> downloaded the new XFree86. During the install I got an error
> stating that two versions of XFree86-xls existed and it
> couldn't proceed. I was reading through the apt-get help and it
> had a lot of info, but I don't know how to proceed. I tried to
> remove, I got the same error. I tried to autoclean and got the
> same error. Any idea how to proceed?

Umm... that could happen if one of them "almost" installed, with
error(s) in postinstall script IIRC.

  rpm -e --nodeps --allmatches --noscripts XFree86-xfs
  apt-get -f install XFree86-xfs

should help.

 ---- WBR, Michael Shigorin <mike at altlinux.ru>
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