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nSpud3
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i've hit this problem before and found out i had not enabled the gcc5 repos ... well - my HDD crashed and i've had to reinstall Ubuntustudio (17.04) from scratch. I've done as I'm sure i did before, following these instructions: http://kxstudio.linuxaudio.org/Repositories but am unable to get guitarix plugins to work this time.


Preparing to unpack .../guitarix_2%3a0.35.6+git20170910v5_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking guitarix (2:0.35.6+git20170910v5) over (0.35.2-2) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/guitarix_2%3a0.35.6+git20170910v5_amd64.deb (--unpack):
trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/libgxw.so.0.1', which is also in package libgxw0 0.35.2-2
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/guitarix_2%3a0.35.6+git20170910v5_amd64.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Any help would be most appreciated, thanks

nSpud3
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... running Ubuntu Studio 17.10, Ardour 5.11.4

nSpud3
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... i installed Ardour from https://community.ardour.org/download and the error persists:

E: /var/cache/apt/archives/guitarix_2%3a0.35.6+git20170910v5_amd64.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/libgxw.so.0.1', which is also in package libgxw0 0.35.2-2

iczero
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I think you need to remove the version provided by the distribution first, as it's interfering:

$ sudo apt remove guitarix
$ sudo apt autoremove

Does the original version not work though? You seem to already have a relatively recent version of the package. If you want to update that to a newer version, you can just run sudo apt upgrade.

nSpud3
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solved, sort of: completely removed then reinstalled from the zesty repos (0.35.2-2) ... the latest version available is 0.35.6 but this seems to conflict with libgxwmm0

nSpud3
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well it was fixed - I added one of the plugin packages and now i'm getting:
[ERROR]: failed to instantiate LV2 GUI
Gonna stop pulling hair out and try again tomorrow.