program installation

Asked by sergent siler on 2008-04-30

well so i finnaly got this thing on the internet so i could get some apps and some MPEG layers but for some reason it is physically impossable to download and install apps. every time i try to install an app either from the Add/Remove apps or download and install i get an error message.

for the Add/Remove App thing, i get an error message saying that i need to reload the list with an active internet connection, so i did and i know my internet is working and i try to install the app again and get the same message.

when i download apps to install, all of which were debian installs which were the only choice for ubuntu users, it downloads but i get an error message with the package installer saying that there is no bin support or something.

i am also fermilliar with the freespire linux which is currently based off of ubuntu 7.04 and i heard about this installer program called CNR. now i also know a lot about CNR and have used it before. i recently found out that the CNR app is available for ubuntu as well as other non-linspire based or related linuxes. so i go to the page to download but unfortunately i got the same error message with the package installer.

please help!

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subliminalfix (na1tr2lp-deactivatedaccount) said :
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try the alt x- xubuntu

sounds like a dependency issue
peace

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Olivier (olivier-lacroix) said :
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@Stafford : nonsense.

@sergent siler :

Hi !

First, we will try to reload the program list the terminal way : you will get some more information. In a terminal, enter the following command

sudo apt-get update

enter your password (nothing is printed, that's normal. just hit enter when you are finished) . And please past here the output.

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