Parrot caja: [N-A] Caja-Actions Menu Extender

Briefly describe your issue below:
These two messages are blowing up the messages file in /var/log/ and have not solution readily available.

Jan 4 21:08:37 parrot caja: [N-A] Caja-Actions Menu Extender 1.8.3 initializing…
Jan 4 21:08:37 parrot caja: [N-A] Caja-Actions Tracker 1.8.3 initializing…

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version (e.g. 4.6), edition(e.g. Home//KDE/OVA, etc.), and architecture (currently we only support amd64)

Parrot Security 4.7, AMD64

What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental)

iso and ova both

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)


If there are any similar issues or solutions, link to them below:


If there are any error messages or relevant logs, post them below:

Caja-actions is an extension for the file manager itself which allows you to add arbitrary program to be launched through the Caja file manager popup menu of the files you’ve selected.

Why is it blowing up in the logfile though :thinking: Interesting. The team will reach back to you after a bit of debugging.

After removing wireguard and wireguard-dkms, error went away, and no longer filling messages file.

Messages after attempt to install wireguard after removing it.
###└──╼ #apt install wireguard-dkms wireguard
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
wireguard wireguard-dkms wireguard-tools
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/386 kB of archives.
After this operation, 2,170 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Selecting previously unselected package wireguard-dkms.
(Reading database … 457673 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/wireguard-dkms_0.0.20191206-1_all.deb …
Unpacking wireguard-dkms (0.0.20191206-1) …
Selecting previously unselected package wireguard-tools.
Preparing to unpack …/wireguard-tools_0.0.20191206-1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking wireguard-tools (0.0.20191206-1) …
Selecting previously unselected package wireguard.
Preparing to unpack …/wireguard_0.0.20191206-1_all.deb …
Unpacking wireguard (0.0.20191206-1) …
Setting up wireguard-dkms (0.0.20191206-1) …
Loading new wireguard-0.0.20191206 DKMS files…
Building for 5.4.0-1parrot1-amd64
Building initial module for 5.4.0-1parrot1-amd64
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.4.0-1parrot1-amd64 (x86_64)
Consult /var/lib/dkms/wireguard/0.0.20191206/build/make.log for more information.
dpkg: error processing package wireguard-dkms (–configure):
installed wireguard-dkms package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 10
Setting up wireguard-tools (0.0.20191206-1) …
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of wireguard:
wireguard depends on wireguard-dkms (= 0.0.20191206-1) | wireguard-modules (= 0.0.20191206); however:
Package wireguard-dkms is not configured yet.
Package wireguard-modules is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package wireguard (–configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.0-1) …
Errors were encountered while processing:
Scanning application launchers
Updating active launchers
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Removed it again after failed install noted above, and

messages are no longer filling /var/log/messages file.

And I have no clue as to the issue. Still noobish and learning!!! LOL


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