[Wolves] apt help please

Aquarius wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Tue Jul 22 15:06:01 2003

Re-LoaD's LUG Mail spoo'd forth:
> Thanks Aq
>    I think there is a prob see output... can you give me a good list of
> sources..
> networks:~# apt-get --purge remove linuxconf
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>  linuxconf*
> 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 144 not upgraded.
> 1 packages not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 15.1MB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
> (Reading database ... 17048 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing linuxconf ...
> Deactivating Linuxconf/askrunlevel at boot time... done.
> dpkg - warning: while removing linuxconf, directory `/etc/linuxconf' not
> empty so not removed.
> Purging configuration files for linuxconf ...
> networks:~# apt-get install linuxconf
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Package linuxconf has no available version, but exists in the database.
> This typically means that the package was mentioned in a dependency and
> never uploaded, has been obsoleted or is not available with the contents
> of sources.list
> E: Package linuxconf has no installation candidate

According to http://packages.debian.org/linuxconf linuxconf is only in
stable, which presumably means that it's no longer in Debian beyond


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