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by KevF
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)
Replies: 8
Views: 2240

Re: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)

Thanks guys but gave up on the repair / fix-it option after trying all above suggestions and getting very confused in the aptitude text gui !
Tried to install synaptic but ran into similar errors and aborted.
I have now installed Rasbian Stretch and wifi setup went smoothly
Cheers for efforts
by KevF
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)
Replies: 8
Views: 2240

Re: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)

ok thanks - I'll persevere a bit longer (always prefer trying to fix things rather than throwing them out and buying new !)
I'll post how I get on

Cheers
by KevF
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)
Replies: 8
Views: 2240

Re: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)

Hi beta, I tried update then upgrade, reboot and then dist-upgrade but still same issues TBH I only wanted to update my python / GPIO related packages but read somehwere online about doing the dist-upgrade so tried that. So looks like the installation is perma-messed :-( ! Checked raspi-config re. e...
by KevF
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)
Replies: 8
Views: 2240

Re: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)

Thanks for your quick reply. I'm running Linux raspberrypi 3.12.35+ #730 PREEMPT Fri Dec 19 18:31:24 GMT 2014 armv6l I tried sudo apt-get update before sudo apt-get dist-upgrade but got the same messages: $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading stat...
by KevF
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)
Replies: 8
Views: 2240

Problem during sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (Pi B+)

I'm a total Linux beginner trying to update my python & GPIO packages I tried an upgrade via the sudo apt-get dist-upgrade command but ran into problems ....... Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to corr...

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