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Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Error

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: Ubuntu 11.04 Error
Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 19:30:33 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 2011-05-27 Dario Hornsteiner <address@hidden> wrote:
> After I couldn't reinstall software-center with apt-get, I tried to
> reinstall all packages.

> It says invalid value for -n option.
> address@hidden:~$ dpkg --get-selections | grep "\binstall" | awk '{print $1}'
> > /tmp/dpkg.log

> address@hidden:~$ sudo xargs -nl apt-get --reinstall install -y <
> /tmp/dpkg.log

> xargs: Ungültiger Wert für die "-n" Option.

Not very surprising, "l" (lower case letter L) is not a number, I guess
you want the number 1 there.

cu andreas
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