Ubuntu: Why i am encountering this error



Question:

I just installed new ubuntu 14.04. I read a post on the internet "20 things to do after installing ubuntu 14.04", so I executed the command as they said.

Install multimedia codecs  sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras  

But after this several process were going and suddenly I got this error:

Errors were encountered while processing:   /var/cache/apt/archives/ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.4+nmu1ubuntu1_all.deb  E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)  


Solution:1

I think it can be a broken package what can have caused this error.

To install ttf-mscorefonts-installer you can do this.

How to Install Microsoft Core Fonts in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or Linux Mint 17

How to Install Microsoft Core Fonts in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or Linux Mint 17. You can either install mscorefonts installer by entering the following command in Terminal:

  1. Update list

sudo apt-get update

  1. install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

During installation Ttf mscorefonts, you will be provided with a prompt to accept the EULA (End User License Agreement) after which installation will proceed further.

When you get up a violet background with grey type Eula window up, push key TAB key on your keyboard and accept ok. TAB again to accept Yes. So the installation will install Microsoft true-type fonts to your Ubuntu or mint system.

After the installation complete, you can check the installed fonts using a Applications (ex : Libre Office Writer or Abiword).

Things to do after new fresh installation there is a few sites that tells you what to do but it do not mean you need to install everything as they recomend since you still have to use a little common sense on what apps or tools you wanna keep on your fresh installation and what new changes do you wanna add in etc.

http://www.noobslab.com/2014/04/thingstweaks-to-do-after-install-of.html

That site is good since it explains a little.


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