[Bro-Dev] [JIRA] (BIT-1276) DEB package(s) won't install on Ubuntu 14.04 - LTS

jdonnelly (JIRA) jira at bro-tracker.atlassian.net
Thu Oct 16 14:18:07 PDT 2014

jdonnelly created BIT-1276:

             Summary: DEB package(s) won't install on Ubuntu 14.04 - LTS 
                 Key: BIT-1276
                 URL: https://bro-tracker.atlassian.net/browse/BIT-1276
             Project: Bro Issue Tracker
          Issue Type: Problem
          Components: Bro
    Affects Versions: 2.3
            Reporter: jdonnelly

Starting with Ubtuntu 14.01 x64  installed
  and using Bro-2.3.1-Linux-x86_64.deb 

dpkg --install  Bro-2.3.1-Linux-x86_64.deb
(Reading database ... 122099 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack Bro-2.3.1-Linux-x86_64.deb ...
Unpacking bro (2.3.1) over (2.3.1) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of bro:
 bro depends on libc6 (<< 2.12); however:
  Version of libc6:amd64 on system is 2.19-0ubuntu6.3.
 bro depends on libpython2.6 (>= 2.6); however:
  Package libpython2.6 is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package bro (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing

Method 2:

root at dyn-x64-01:~# gdebi Bro-*.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree        
Reading state information... Done
Building data structures... Done 
Building data structures... Done 
This package is uninstallable
Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (< 2.12)

root at dyn-x64-01:~# 

Is  "git clone" from source the only reasonable way to install Bro ?

Thank you for Bro.

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