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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:debian package for Ubuntu not working
Date:06:01:34 28/01/2011

> I have a situation regarding the Debian package the has become available for Ubuntu. First off, I have compiled and installed Kismet already. I'm trying to install the available package.
> When installing the package in a terminal I get the following error:
> Preparing to replace kismet 2011.01.1 (using kismet-2011.01.1.amd64.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement kismet ...
> Setting up kismet (2011.01.1) ...
> dpkg: error processing kismet (--install):
> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Processing triggers for man-db ...
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> kismet

You'd have to find the actual error dpkg is encountering.

I don't know enough about dpkg to know if it will care if the files already exist, I dont' actually use ubuntu. Package installs fine on my 2 test vms.

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