View Full Version : Frozen bubble hell--help!

03-24-2006, 10:18 PM
Hi; I've been using dabian for a while and really enjoying it on an old gateway laptop.

In upgrading/installing dabian I've hit a wall. Here are the error messages from my recent attempt to update my software.

--------------------------error messages from apt-get install grass------------------------------------------------------------------------
root@box:/home/bharbert/doe# apt-get install grass
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
frozen-bubble-data libgdal1-1.3.1 libgrass libnetcdf3
Suggested packages:
grass-doc gdal-bin netcdf-doc
Recommended packages:
The following packages will be REMOVED:
libgdal1c2a netcdfg3
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libgdal1-1.3.1 libnetcdf3
The following held packages will be changed:
The following packages will be upgraded:
frozen-bubble-data grass libgrass
3 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 2 to remove and 55 not upgraded.
6 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 8471kB/13.6MB of archives.
After unpacking 2388kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
Get:1 http://ftp.de.debian.org testing/main grass 6.0.1-3 [5827kB]
Get:2 http://ftp.de.debian.org testing/main libgrass 6.0.1-3 [825kB]
Get:3 http://ftp.de.debian.org testing/main libnetcdf3 3.6.0+3.6.1-beta3-0.1 [72.0kB]
Get:4 http://ftp.de.debian.org testing/main libgdal1-1.3.1 1.3.1-4 [1747kB]
Fetched 8471kB in 46s (183kB/s)
(Reading database ... 135772 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace frozen-bubble-data 1.0.0-4 (using .../frozen-bubble-data_1.0.0-6_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement frozen-bubble-data ...
mv: cannot stat `/usr/games/frozen-bubble.wav': No such file or directory
dpkg: warning - old post-removal script returned error exit status 1
dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/frozen-bubble-data_1.0.0-6_all.deb (--unpack):
there is no script in the new version of the package - giving up
preinst called with unknown argument `abort-upgrade'
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
Preparing to replace grass 6.0.1-1+b1 (using .../grass_6.0.1-3_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement grass ...
Preparing to replace libgrass 6.0.1-1+b1 (using .../libgrass_6.0.1-3_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libgrass ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Help! I can't figure out a hack out of this. Any comments would be greatly appreciated!


03-25-2006, 12:31 AM
sudo touch /usr/games/frozen-bubble.wav