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 aptitude update gives "E: Method rred has died unexpectedly!":: Use `aptitude -o Acquire::PDiffs=false update` once

#debian FAQ

1. I want to know about...

2. I'm trying to...

3. I get this error...

aptitude update gives "E: Method rred has died unexpectedly!"

Use aptitude -o Acquire::PDiffs=false update once

C compiler cannot create executables

apt-get install build-essential

C++ preprocessor /lib/cpp fails sanity check

apt-get install build-essential

curses.h not found (or You must have ncurses in order to use make menuconfig)

apt-get install libncurses5-dev

X11/Xlib.h not found

apt-get install xlibs-dev

startx: command not found

apt-get install xorg

LI (at boot time)


5. Old pages

NetworkFAQ, MailQuestions, DevelopmentPage, AudioVideo, OtherHardware, ShellTricks, MiscellaneousPage.