[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Can't install or remove apps with Application Manager

From: Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente jsmanrique at gmail.com
Date: Tue Aug 22 13:21:20 EEST 2006
Thank you very much!

2006/8/22, Marius Vollmer <marius.vollmer at nokia.com>:
> "ext Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente" <jsmanrique at gmail.com> writes:
> > apt-worker: not configuring unrelated package load-applet-run
> > /bin/sh: /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure: not found
> > dpkg: parse error, in file '/var/lib/dpkg/status' near line 4814
> > package 'hildon-libs-l10n-dede': 'misc' is not allowed for first
> > (want) word in 'status' field
> > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)
> This is quite wierd (but fixable, see below).  It looks like your
> /var/lib/dpkg/status file got corrupted somehow.  I have seen this
> once, but could never reproduce it, nor figure out who has corrupted
> the file.
> > What should I do? Re-Flash?
> No.  If you can get a root shell on the device (ask again if you don't
> know how), do this:
>    # cd /var/lib/dpkg/
>    # mv status status.broken
>    # cp status-old status
> After that, the App manager should start working again.

J. Manrique López de la Fuente
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