[opensource] Re: Ubuntu compatibility help?

BRIAN SWANEY swaney.29 at osu.edu
Mon Oct 23 22:43:17 EDT 2006


What is the difference between the 2? This is where my dad told me to go. Before that, I had no idea where to type the command.

-Brian Swaney

----- Original Message -----
From: Sean Lee <lee.2817 at osu.edu>
Date: Monday, October 23, 2006 10:18 pm
Subject: Re: [opensource] Re: Ubuntu compatibility help?

> 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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