Author Topic: ( SOLVED ) Problem installing avast4server  (Read 7331 times)

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blackdiamond

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( SOLVED ) Problem installing avast4server
« on: March 14, 2008, 01:55:12 PM »
i downloaded the deb package from the avast site.

from synaptic i obtain this

t is impossible to install or remove any software. Please use the package manager "Synaptic" or run "sudo apt-get install -f" in a terminal to fix this issue at first.

from the terminal if i do apt-get install -f i obtain this error message and there is no way to solve..

blackdiamond@blackdiamond-desktop:~$ sudo -i
root@blackdiamond-desktop:~# apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  avast4server
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 205535 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing avast4server ...
.: 93: Can't open /etc/sysconfig/avastd
dpkg: error processing avast4server (--remove):
 subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
.: 93: Can't open /etc/sysconfig/avastd
invoke-rc.d: initscript avastd, action "restart" failed.
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
 avast4server
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

there is no way to remove it..others with the same problem? thanks from Italy
« Last Edit: March 15, 2008, 05:47:59 PM by blackdiamond »

blackdiamond

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Re: Problem installing avast4server
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2008, 09:06:41 AM »
no one? there is no way to remove or to reinstall!  ??? ??? ???

blackdiamond

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Re: Problem installing avast4server
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2008, 10:27:07 AM »
and obviously i can't install other packages..  >:(  or upgrade..  >:( >:(

blackdiamond

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Re: Problem installing avast4server
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2008, 05:47:34 PM »
I solved in this way

sudo gedit /var/lib/dpkg/status

in the document i find this

Package: avast4workstation
Status: install ok installed
Priority: extra
Section: alien
Installed-Size: 22144
Maintainer: root <root@sinclair>
Architecture: i386
Version: 1.0.8-2
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.2.ds1-21)
Description: avast! antivirus
avast! is an antivirus package that lets you do both on-demand and
on-access scanning. It combines excellent detection rates with
high speed and superior stability of the antivirus engine.
.
(Converted from a rpm package by alien version 8.52.)

and i cut it, then save and i solve the problem!!!!
now the update manager works again!
this on ubuntu hardy
bye and thanks