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Installation error

Started by Bazzer786, July 12, 2020, 06:41:05 PM

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I try to install Sparkylinux 5.1 Gamer edition 64 bit.

I try to install SparkyLinux 5.1 GameOver edition 64 bit. All is fine until the very end when i get this error message:

Installation Failed

Boost.Python error in job "packages"

<class 'subprocess.CalledProcesssError'>
Command 'apt-get update' returned non-zero exit status 100
File "/usr/lib/calamares/modules/packages/", line 419, in run pkgman.update_db()
File "/usr/lib/calamares/modules/packages/", line 230, in update_db check_target_env_call(["apt-get", "update"])
File "<string>", line 2, in <module>

What the hell does this mean?


Run the live system again.
Edit the packages config file:
sudo nano /usr/share/calamares/modules/packages.conf
and change:
update_db: true
update_system: true

update_db: flase
update_system: false

then save the file and run the installer normally.

As an option, you can use the advanced installer instead of the calamares.
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How do you edit the packages.config file?

I can't see this from the Live System with the Installation icons.

Please Help!


Get yourself newer installation medium. Sparky gameover 5.1 is 2 and half year old. Things changed, repository adress changed. Try newer ISO.
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