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izua    152
I've got Kubuntu for a few days - yeah, well, maybe not the best place to ask - and i'm trying to install basic stuff i'd use. Mozilla, Gaim, php-apache-mysql, a recording tool, etc. Whenever i try to install something, it says "BREAK(INSTALL)" and nearby "conflict". I'm using Adept, in KDE. what's wrong, what should i do? ty.

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Null and Void    1088
I can't say I've used Adept (or Kubuntu), but it seems like your repository list is missing something or Kubuntu changed/broke some packages (or you haven't updated your package list, possibly just the former).

To check your repository list, open /etc/apt/sources.list. Post it here if you'd like.

At the command line, try sudo apt-get install whatever and see if the output is more enlightening. If not, post it here.

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izua    152
thank you, sudo apt-get install x worked :)

repositories, one minute:

# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper main restricted
# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper-updates main restricted
# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper-updates main restricted

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'universe'
## repository.
## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## universe WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu security
## team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper universe
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper universe

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports'
## repository.
## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper-backports main restricted universe multiverse

# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security main
# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security main
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security universe
deb http://repository.debuntu.org/ dapper multiverse
deb-src http://repository.debuntu.org/ dapper multiverseizua@izuabox:/etc/apt$




Sander, where do I get Synaptic and how do I install it? I never installed stuff on linux.

later edit: found out. synaptic rules. great using firefox, though i wish i'd have my faithfull win32 opera. a little off this topic: is there in kde that "show desktop" button or functionality? i really hate minimsing lots of windows

[Edited by - izua on November 27, 2006 10:26:34 PM]

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Bregma    9199
Quote:
Original post by izua
is there in kde that "show desktop" button or functionality? i really hate minimsing lots of windows


Try right-clicking on the KPanel and choose Panel Menu > Add to Panel > Special Button > Show Desktop.

I've never used Ubuntu so I'm not sure they haven't removed this, but it's basic KDE functionality.

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