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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0008198Kali LinuxKali Package Bugpublic2023-03-01 02:27
Reportersalomon Assigned Toarnaudr  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Version2022.4 
Summary0008198: Conflict between package "desktop-base" and "kali-themes" while update ("/etc/skel/.face")

The following error appears while updating:

Preparation for unpacking .../desktop-base_12.0.4+kali1_all.deb ...
Unpacking desktop-base (12.0.4+kali1) over (12.0.2+kali1) ...
dpkg: Error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/desktop-base_12.0.4+kali1_all.deb (--unpack):
Attempt to overwrite "/etc/skel/.face", which is also in package kali-themes 2023.1.5
dpkg-deb: error: "insert" subprocess was killed by signal (broken pipe)
No grub-efi* package found, using 4/3 as default grub background ratio
Generating grub configuration file ...
Found theme: /boot/grub/themes/kali/theme.txt
Found background image: .background_cache.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-6.1.0-kali5-amd64
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-6.1.0-kali5-amd64
Warning: os-prober will not be executed to detect other bootable partitions.
Systems on them will not be added to the GRUB boot configuration.
Check GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER documentation entry.
update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)
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Steps To Reproduce

sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade




2023-02-28 16:19

reporter   ~0017590

Thanks for the report!

Relevant [CC devel]:



2023-03-01 02:27

manager   ~0017591

Fixed with package desktop-base 12.0.4+kali2. This package should be avail from the repos already (or soon). If this package is not yet available for you, as a workaround you can pass -o dpkg::options::=--force-overwrite to apt upgrade to make is succeed.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2023-02-28 13:49 salomon New Issue
2023-02-28 16:19 X0RW3LL Note Added: 0017590
2023-03-01 02:27 arnaudr Note Added: 0017591
2023-03-01 02:27 arnaudr Assigned To => arnaudr
2023-03-01 02:27 arnaudr Status new => resolved
2023-03-01 02:27 arnaudr Resolution open => fixed