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  1. #1

    Unpack command 'dpkg-source -x php5_5.3.10-1ubuntu3.6.dsc' failed.

    Hi all,

    Am getting the following error in ubuntu 64bit-OS while issuing the following command

    # sudo apt-get source php5

    sh: 1: dpkg-source: not found
    Unpack command 'dpkg-source -x php5_5.3.10-1ubuntu3.6.dsc' failed.
    Check if the 'dpkg-dev' package is installed.
    E: Child process failed

    But i checked "dpkg-dev". I have installed successfully already. But the binary packages downloading but getting error while unpack.
    Please suggest me the solution as soon as earliest.

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Virginia, USA
    Some commands don't work all that great with sudo. Generally, this is related to environment paths.
    Try running the command as root.

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