[maemo-users] Moved IT OS2006 to RS-MMC but cannot install programs now

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Thu Aug 2 16:42:06 EEST 2007
On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 12:48:41PM +0200, Andreas Stürmer wrote:
> I moved the internal filesystem to RS-MMC last night on my Nokia 770 to have
> more space for several programs, tools and games.
> (http://examplified.net/guide/Nokia_770/Booting_from_MMC/)
> Everything went fine and ran fine, until I installed a few programs.
> I installed GPE-ToDo and Calendar, GPE-Filemanager, Load-Applet, GAIM and
> Rdesktop – everything without troubles.
> After that I couldn’t install anything else or even deinstall any of the
> above mentioned programs.
> If I show up the LOG after installing, it tells me the following:
> “Installation of scummvm not possible”
> Installing scummvm 0.9.1
> /bin/sh: /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure: not found
> (Reading database ... dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/scummvm_0.9.1_armel.deb (--unpack): files list file
> for package “rdesktop” is missing final newline

It would appear that /var/lib/dpkg/info/rdesktop.list got corrupted

> Anybody an idea what to do?

I'd try to fix that file with a text editor and then reinstall rdesktop
to make sure it is correct.

Marius Gedminas
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