[PLUG] installed application disappears !!!

Pranav Peshwe pranavpeshwe at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 21:03:24 PST 2007


On Nov 19, 2007 9:24 AM, Chetan Kumar <chetanku at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Nov 18, 2007 5:57 PM, Devendra Laulkar <devendralaulkar at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Open up a console and run whereis :-
> >
> > whereis gaim
> > Check from Mandrake control center(mcc) if the package
> > is installed or if it is installable.
>
> I am through with the basic stuff like this.
> I was hoping for some hotshot admin hand to offer some more sophisticated
> thoughts and leads.
>
> > Did you update the repositories / install any software
> > updates ?
>
> I did installed (as mentioned in the opening mail). Nothing more than
> that.
>
> Weird stuff.
> I was wondering (there was no real basis for this) if my changing the
> nameserver entries to opendns in resolv.conf made me vulnerable in
> some way and there was some mischief like rootkit installation. I checked
> for rootkits just to be sure. Nothing threatening found.
>
> I have installed the application again ;-)
>

Hey Chetan,

Did it 'disappear' again ? Do keep the list updated, if you find/have found
a solution. Everyone else will be benefited that way.

Disappearing software is sure an interesting problem :)

Best regards,
Pranav

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