I have a VPS which is running plesk, I wanted to use a nginx web server and update the php version but I believe there could’ve been some sort of conflict with plesk when I tried to install nginx.
I tried doing it in command line, but something has gone wrong and I have no idea what’s wrong or how to go about fixing it. I don’t think it allows me to install any packages now?
[email protected]:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found [email protected]:~# sudo apt-get install python-software-properties Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: nginx : Depends: nginx-full but it is not going to be installed or nginx-light but it is not going to be installed python-software-properties : Depends: python-apt (>= 0.6.20ubuntu16) but it is not going to be installed Depends: python-gnupginterface but it is not going to be installed Depends: unattended-upgrades but it is not going to be installed Depends: python-pycurl but it is not going to be installed E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). [email protected]:~# sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following extra packages will be installed: nginx-common nginx-full The following NEW packages will be installed: nginx-common nginx-full 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 238 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 0 B/395 kB of archives. After this operation, 1141 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y (Reading database ... 75011 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking nginx-common (from .../nginx-common_1.1.19-1ubuntu0.7_all.deb) ... dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nginx-common_1.1.19-1ubuntu0.7_all.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/nginx.1.gz', which is also in package sw-nginx 1.5.0-1.13060711.ubuntu1204 Unpacking nginx-full (from .../nginx-full_1.1.19-1ubuntu0.7_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/nginx-full_1.1.19-1ubuntu0.7_amd64.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite '/usr/sbin/nginx', which is also in package sw-nginx 1.5.0-1.13060711.ubuntu1204 dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Processing triggers for man-db ... Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/nginx-common_1.1.19-1ubuntu0.7_all.deb /var/cache/apt/archives/nginx-full_1.1.19-1ubuntu0.7_amd64.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
You have a conflicting package on your system, named
sw-nginx. Remove this package and then try again.
sudo apt-get purge sw-nginx
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