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errors with 12.04

Asked by spud1 on 2012-05-01

i tried to install 12 04 and i freaked out in the middle of installing so in recovery mode I tried apt-get dist-upgrade
but i get this error

dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 44967 package 'lxbaacs':

blank line in value of field 'description'

e: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

how do i fixed it...i did not stop the upgrade......i got the errors program installed and configuced

and i tried dpkg --configure -a

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2012-05-02
Barry Drake (b-drake) said : #2

Question: Did you try this as a clean install or were you attempting to do an upgrade? If the latter, stop everything and do a clean install from the live-CC. You will save yourself hours of grief.

spud1 (rjyoung44) said : #3

it's a upgrade

spud1 (rjyoung44) said : #5

cool it worked now I getting other errors other people are getting hehe