reading “Build Files Exist” seems to suggest the package already exists, but it’s not, I think.

So what is “CleanBuild” and what do the options mean: [N]one [A]ll [Ab]ort [I]nstalled [No]t Installed

And is meant by (1 2 3, 1-3, ^4) ?

Why would having the build files exist suggest the package exists?


He is not a very experienced Linux user and needs help understanding the messages you see in the screenshot. There are about 40 different clues to suggest this in his post, including the fact that he posted the question in the first place—but apparently you missed all of them. How embarrassing for you.

This is a perfectly civil question that is intended to make the author think about what they’re reading in the future, rather than spoon feed pure information

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