[Gambas-user] Mint 17 ppa update problem

Charlie Ogier charlie at cogier.com
Mon Dec 31 11:33:51 CET 2018


I did a standard update and Gambas 3.12.0 was one of them and Gambas is
now not usable. This is on Mint 17 (Ubuntu 14:04).

I did an 'sudo apt-get -f install' to try and fix the broken packages
that occurred and I got the response below. Nothing I have tried fixes
it. Any help appreciated.


jtg at jtg ~ $ sudo apt-get -f install
[sudo] password for jtg: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove it.
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following packages will be upgraded:
1 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 0 to remove and 35 not to upgrade.
45 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0 B/387 kB of archives.
After this operation, 284 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 208461 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../gambas3-runtime_3.12.0+git6007.ad70c7e
+build2.42a62c5.7.f3e2526~ubuntu14.04.1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking gambas3-runtime (3.12.0+git6007.ad70c7e
+build2.42a62c5.7.f3e2526~ubuntu14.04.1) over (3.11.4+git6006.c199130
+build1.023b398.5.93b81c7~ubuntu14.04.1) ...
dpkg: error processing
archive /var/cache/apt/archives/gambas3-runtime_3.12.0+git6007.ad70c7e
+build2.42a62c5.7.f3e2526~ubuntu14.04.1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/gambas3/info/gb.jit.info', which is
also in package gambas3-gb-jit 3.11.4+git6006.c199130
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Processing triggers for man-db ( ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
jtg at jtg ~ $ 

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