[Netkit.users] Cannot update install,programs

Joao Codagnoni codagnoni at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 12:53:52 CEST 2013

There's also the Devloop's repo http://uml.devloop.org.uk/index.html with
a variety of kernel images and filesystems (several distros) for UML.

Of course they don't have the netkit's kernel specific patches, but I could
use, for all of my networking scenarios, those images with no problem.


On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 5:05 AM, Massimo Rimondini <rimondin at dia.uniroma3.it
> wrote:

>  Hi,
> depending on the package you are willing to install, there may be a high
> number of dependencies that cause a major upgrade of the filesystem image.
> And the upgrade may fail because of some other "chicken-and-egg" conflicts
> in package releases.
> Which package(s) are you interested in updating/installing?
> In the meantime, you may want to consider that a very active Netkit user
> has independently updated the filesystem image build scripts and made them
> available here: https://github.com/kartoch/netkit-uml-filesystem.
> Depending on your needs, rebuilding the image from scratch using this
> system may be a way to go.
> Regards,
> Massimo
> On 06/25/2013 04:44 AM, E Spatharas wrote:
> Hello netkit forum,
> I recently installed netkit on my ubuntu 12.04 machine. I am able to
> connect to the internet using the tap interface. However, I cannot make
> update or to install any programs. It says that I need lib6 and other
> packages, but when I try to install any package, it it continually fails to
> do so.
> Have you any idea?
> Thanks, vag
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