On Mon, May 30, 2016 at 9:51 PM, Paul A. Rubin <ru...@msu.edu> wrote: > Julio Rojas <jcredberry <at> gmail.com> writes: > >> >> I am on 14.04 and a problem appear in the automatic updater, asking me to > apt-get install -f on a console, which apparently run fine. Any idea on what > happened? > > Not sure if it's related, but when I tried to update from Liv's (stable) PPA > on a Mint Rebecca machine (based on Ubuntu 14.04), the update failed with a > message that it was attempting to overwrite an icon file. Why that would be > a problem I have no idea. > Yes, that may happen. I thought I have fixed that, but apparently not. In any case, either apt-get install -f or uninstalling then reinstalling should probably take care of this.
Regards, Liviu > After than, Synaptic wouldn't do anything until I > fixed broken packages, and the "fix broken packages" menu item in Synaptic > didn't seem to actually fix them. So I did a complete uninstall of LyX 2.1.4 > (including common) and then a fresh install, and everything worked. On a > second Rebecca machine, I went straight to a complete uninstall/fresh > install with no problems. > > Paul > > -- Do you think you know what math is? http://www.ideasroadshow.com/issues/ian-stewart-2013-08-02 Or what it means to be intelligent? http://www.ideasroadshow.com/issues/john-duncan-2013-08-30 Think again: http://www.ideasroadshow.com/library