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.deb bad quality

Postby andrew1979 on Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:45 pm

I receive an error when installing this (build 3007) on elementary OS (an ubuntu 12.04 derivative). It tells me that the .deb is “bad quality” as it “violates the quality standards”. Specifically, “The package doesn’t provide a valid Installed-Size control field. See Debian Policy 5.6.20.”
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Re: .deb bad quality

Postby superfake123 on Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:46 am

how are you trying to install it? have you tried from console

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sudo dpkg -i sublime-text_build-3007_amd64.deb
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Re: .deb bad quality

Postby banzaimonkey on Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:46 am

FYI the error message is inert. The package installs anyway. Definitely a polish point, though.
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Re: .deb bad quality

Postby nobleach on Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:35 pm

If you've previously used a PPA to install sublime, you may have to force the install using dpkg.

I just grabbed the tarball because I don't want to blow up my current installation.
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