Re: repairing damage to package manager
- Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:36:31 -0400
- From: Chuck Hallenbeck <chuckhallenbeck@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: repairing damage to package manager
On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:22:06PM -0400, songbird wrote:
> Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
> > I presume you are suggesting using wget to retrieve the missing
> > packages after identifying their URL's?
> if you haven't cleared /var/cache/apt/archives you
> can check what is in there by:
> $ ls /var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb | grep apt and
> see what versions are showing up.
> then if they are still there you can try
> dpkg -i on the latest versions
That's good to know for future problems, but I managed to find the
correct download link, retrieved it, and it installed okay with the
dpkg -i command. I ran apt-get update and apt-get upgrade with no
errors and nothing to do, so perhaps I am in the clear.
Thanks for the help.
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