Error installing Xplico 0.5.2 deb package: chown: cannot access `/opt/xplico/xi’: No such file or directory


[ Update]:Newer versions of Xplico have solved this problem.

During the installation of Xplico, network traffic analyzer and sniffer (pcap compatible), may happen this error:

#dpkg -i xplico_0.5.2_i386.deb
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up xplico (0.5.2) ...
chown: cannot access `/opt/xplico/xi': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing xplico (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

If you create that missing directory by yourself and try to reinstall, another error will be prompted:

root@ubuntu:/home/adminuser/Desktop# apt-get install xplico
chmod: cannot access `/opt/xplico/xplico.db': No such file or directory

Till next package version, the current solution is uninstall and reinstall using this method:

1º) Uninstall:
# sudo dpkg -r xplico

2º) Manually delete the lines which mention port 9876
# nano etc/apache2/ports.conf

3º) Install the package with gdebi:
adminuser@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

adminuser@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ sudo gdebi xplico_0.5.2_i386.deb
Reading package lists: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Xplico is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT)
The goal of Xplico is extract from an internet traffic capture the applications data contained.
For example, from a pcap file Xplico extracts each email (POP, IMAP, and SMTP protocols), all HTTP contents, each VoIP call (SIP), FTP, TFTP, and so on. Xplico is not a network protocol analyzer.
Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:Y
Selecting previously deselected package xplico.
(Reading database ... 136557 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking xplico (from xplico_0.5.2_i386.deb) ...
Setting up xplico (0.5.2) ...
Module php5 already enabled
Module rewrite already enabled

Thanks to Gianluca Costa

2 comentarios

  1. Hi,
    I have a problem with xplico 5.2 adn i hope that you can help me.

    I installed file xplico_0.5.2_i386.deb, the installation went well. get the xplico webpage and i try to put pcap file, but i don’t watch the decoded information(mail or http page).

  2. You can use the new Xplico forum to get more support. http://forum.xplico.org

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