[opensource] Re: Ubuntu compatibility help?

Sean Lee lee.2817 at osu.edu
Mon Oct 23 22:18:41 EDT 2006


Ack, this is a console window or a terminal window, not a DOS window.

easy mistake, anyway..

you ran apt-get update like it told you, but you ran it with a normal users'
credentials...
try sudo apt-get update, then
try sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome

have fun,

Sean


On 10/23/06, BRIAN SWANEY <swaney.29 at osu.edu> wrote:
>
> I tried all of the commands on that page. They didn't work. I'm pasting
> the DoS response below. Perhaps you can tell me what you think it means?
>
>
> brian at 1Y6RZ91-595B:~$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome
> Password:
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> W: Duplicate sources.list entry cdrom://Ubuntu 6.06 _Dapper Drake_ -
> Release i386 (20060531) dapper/main Packages
> (/var/lib/apt/lists/Ubuntu%206.06%20%5fDapper%20Drake%5f%20-%20Release%20i386%20(20060531)_dists_dapper_main_binary-i386_Packages)
> W: Duplicate sources.list entry cdrom://Ubuntu 6.06 _Dapper Drake_ -
> Release i386 (20060531) dapper/restricted Packages
> (/var/lib/apt/lists/Ubuntu%206.06%20%5fDapper%20Drake%5f%20-%20Release%20i386%20(20060531)_dists_dapper_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
> W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
> E: Couldn't find package network-manager-gnome
> brian at 1Y6RZ91-595B:~$ apt-get update
> E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13 Permission
> denied)
> E: Unable to lock the list directory
> brian at 1Y6RZ91-595B:~$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-kde
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> Note, selecting knetworkmanager instead of network-manager-kde
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
>
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
>
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   knetworkmanager: Depends: kdelibs4c2a (>= 4:3.5.2) but it is not going
> to be installed
>                    Depends: libdbus-qt-1-1c2 (>= 0.60) but it is not
> installable                   Depends: libnm-util0 but it is not installable
>                    Depends: network-manager (>= 0.6.2) but it is not
> installableE: Broken packages
> brian at 1Y6RZ91-595B:~$ sudo apt-get install knetworkmanager
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
>
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
>
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   knetworkmanager: Depends: kdelibs4c2a (>= 4:3.5.2) but it is not going
> to be installed
>                    Depends: libdbus-qt-1-1c2 (>= 0.60) but it is not
> installable                   Depends: libnm-util0 but it is not installable
>                    Depends: network-manager (>= 0.6.2) but it is not
> installableE: Broken packages
> brian at 1Y6RZ91-595B:~$ sudo apt-get install wpasupplicant
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> wpasupplicant is already the newest version.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
> brian at 1Y6RZ91-595B:~$
>
>
>
> -Brian Swaney
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Sean Lee <lee.2817 at osu.edu>
> Date: Monday, October 23, 2006 7:04 pm
> Subject: Re: [opensource] Re: Ubuntu compatibility help?
>
> > If you would like us to be more direct in helping you discover your
> > way,then here's a few more links that may be helpful.
> >
> > As I pointed out before, the http://wireless.osu.edu guide gives
> > you a
> > detailed description of how to configure wpa supplicant to work with
> > osuwireless.
> > http://8help.osu.edu/2672.html
> >
> > For instructions on install wpa supplicant for ubuntu:
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WPAHowTo
> >
> > Pleas note, both of those links took me under 2 minutes to find.
> >
> > The second link, I simply typed into google 'ubuntu wpa supplicant'
> > and the
> > first result returned how to install it.  Ubuntu is a good distro
> > to start
> > with because of the support community and how much documentation is
> > available.  Please use it.
> >
> > Sean
> >
> > You'll find you can only understand things better by breaking it
> > and fixing
> > it yourself, us sitting here telling you what to do will only help
> > build to
> > your confusion.
> >
> > On 10/23/06, BRIAN SWANEY <swaney.29 at osu.edu> wrote:
> > >
> > > It looks like my best bet to get this working is to wait until
> > the meeting
> > > and have someone else help me. My dad installed from the same
> > disk, but for
> > > some reason, a whole bunch of settings are different and I would
> > need> someone with more than 4 months of experience to help me set
> > up the wireless
> > > and oher drivers, then set up the dual-boot.
> > >
> > > -Brian Swaney
> > >
> > > By the way, OIT said that if anyone could figure out how to
> > configure> Ubuntu for a WPA encryption that they'd like to have
> > instructions so they
> > > can put them on the OIT site.
> > >
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>
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