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Old 05-27-2008, 11:30 AM
yinglcs
 
Default dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'

yinglcs wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
>
> I have been getting this dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'.
>
> I have been posting my question on various forum and I still cant' resolve
> it.
>
>
> dpkg: error processing
>
> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
> (--unpack):
> unable to make backup link of
> `./usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz' before
> installing new version: Operation not permitted
>
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
>
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> /var/cache/apt/archives/python-gnome2-extras_2.19.1-0ubuntu7_i386.deb
> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>
> The closest thing I can find in google is this bug report.
>
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/93320
>
> But i don't know how to solve my problem.
>
>
> I appreciate if anyone can help.
>
>

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Old 05-27-2008, 06:29 PM
Florian Kulzer
 
Default dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:25:03 -0700, yinglcs wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I have been getting this dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'.
> I have been posting my question on various forum and I still cant' resolve
> it.
>
> dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
> (--unpack):
> unable to make backup link of
> `./usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz' before
> installing new version: Operation not permitted
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> /var/cache/apt/archives/python-gnome2-extras_2.19.1-0ubuntu7_i386.deb
> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>
> The closest thing I can find in google is this bug report.
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/93320
>
> But i don't know how to solve my problem.
>
> I appreciate if anyone can help.

Have a look at the output of

lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz

If you see any problematic attributes then you can change them with the
"chattr" command.

(Send the "lsattr ..." output to the list if you are not sure what it
means.)

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Old 05-27-2008, 07:20 PM
"ying lcs"
 
Default dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Florian Kulzer
<florian.kulzer+debian@icfo.es> wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:25:03 -0700, yinglcs wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have been getting this dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'.
>> I have been posting my question on various forum and I still cant' resolve
>> it.
>>
>> dpkg: error processing
>> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
>> (--unpack):
>> unable to make backup link of
>> `./usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz' before
>> installing new version: Operation not permitted
>> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>> /var/cache/apt/archives/python-gnome2-extras_2.19.1-0ubuntu7_i386.deb
>> /var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
>> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>>
>> The closest thing I can find in google is this bug report.
>>
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/93320
>>
>> But i don't know how to solve my problem.
>>
>> I appreciate if anyone can help.
>
> Have a look at the output of
>
> lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
>
> If you see any problematic attributes then you can change them with the
> "chattr" command.
>
> (Send the "lsattr ..." output to the list if you are not sure what it
> means.)
>

thank you.

I get this:

$ lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
--SDi-dAc-Z-E---T- /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz

How to change using 'chattr' command?


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Old 05-27-2008, 07:30 PM
Mike Bird
 
Default dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'

On Tue May 27 2008 12:20:45 ying lcs wrote:
> I get this:
>
> $ lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
> --SDi-dAc-Z-E---T- /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
>
> How to change using 'chattr' command?

chattr = /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz

--Mike Bird


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Old 05-27-2008, 07:41 PM
"ying lcs"
 
Default dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Mike Bird <mgb-debian@yosemite.net> wrote:
> On Tue May 27 2008 12:20:45 ying lcs wrote:
>> I get this:
>>
>> $ lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
>> --SDi-dAc-Z-E---T- /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
>>
>> How to change using 'chattr' command?
>
> chattr = /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
>
> --Mike Bird
>
>
> --

I have tried you suggestion. And it becomes:

$ lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
----------Z-E----- /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz

But I still get the same error:

pkg: error processing
/var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb
(--unpack):
unable to make backup link of
`./usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz' before
installing new version: Operation not permitted

dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/python-gnome2-extras_2.19.1-0ubuntu7_i386.deb
/var/cache/apt/archives/xfonts-encodings_1%3a1.0.2-3_all.deb E:



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Old 05-27-2008, 08:12 PM
Mike Bird
 
Default dpkg error: unable to make backup link of '...'

On Tue May 27 2008 12:41:19 ying lcs wrote:
> I have tried you suggestion. And it becomes:
>
> $ lsattr /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
> ----------Z-E----- /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz
>
> But I still get the same error:

Try "rm /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large/big5hkscs-0.enc.gz". If
that doesn't work try fsck-ing the partition containing the file with
the bad attributes. You may have to boot from a recovery CD or live CD
in order to fsck.

--Mike Bird


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