[Bug 52952] Re: Attempting to install kubuntu-desktop with apt-get fails with unmet dependencies

John Vivirito gnomefreak at gmail.com
Sun Mar 22 11:40:22 UTC 2009


On 03/22/2009 05:54 AM, pat james wrote:
> I receive this error when when trying  to apt-get kubuntu-desktop
> 
>  patrick at patrick-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
> [sudo] password for patrick: 
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> 
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> 
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   kubuntu-desktop: Depends: kde-guidance but it is not going to be installed
>                    Recommends: kde-guidance-powermanager but it is not going to be installed
>                    Recommends: openoffice.org-calc but it is not going to be installed
>                    Recommends: openoffice.org-impress but it is not going to be installed
>                    Recommends: openoffice.org-kde but it is not going to be installed
>                    Recommends: openoffice.org-writer but it is not going to be installed
> E: Broken packages
> patrick at patrick-desktop:~$
> 
Can you please post your /etc/apt/sources.list file here?
What version of Ubuntu do you have?
What happens when you try to install other packages?
What happens when you run the following commands:
sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get -f install
Did you install packages that were not in the official Ubuntu repos?
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Sincerely Yours,
    John Vivirito

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** Changed in: kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
       Status: Fix Released => Incomplete

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Attempting to install kubuntu-desktop with apt-get fails with unmet dependencies
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/52952
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