mysql-admin dependency problem

Gerardo luisgmarengo at
Thu Apr 21 17:38:15 UTC 2011

Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:56:08 PM Gerardo wrote:
>> root at localhost:/# apt-get install mysql-admin
>> <SNIP>
>> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>>    mysql-admin : Depends: mysql-gui-tools-common (= 5.0r14+openSUSE-2.1)
>> but 5.0r14+openSUSE-2.2 is to be installed
>> root at localhost:/# dpkg -s mysql-gui-tools-common
>> Package: mysql-gui-tools-common
>> Status: install ok installed
>> <SNIP>
>> Version: 5.0r14+openSUSE-2.2
> You've installed a mysql package from openSUSE Open Build Service (or you have
> openSUSE installed).  Neither of those are supported here.  You should consult
> OBS/openSUSE resources for help.
> Scott K

Actually, this was installed using Synaptic and the standard Ubuntu 
Natty repositories.  I was as surprised as you are about seeing openSUSE 
on the version information.  This is the full output of dpkg -s 

Package: mysql-gui-tools-common
Status: install ok installed
Priority: optional
Section: database
Installed-Size: 1652
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss at>
Architecture: all
Source: mysql-gui-tools
Version: 5.0r14+openSUSE-2.2
Replaces: mysql-admin-common, mysql-query-browser-common
Recommends: mysql-admin
Conflicts: mysql-admin-common, mysql-query-browser-common
Description: Architecture independent files for MySQL GUI Tools
  Icons and GUI XML files used by MySQL Administrator, Query Browser
  and other tools in the MySQL GUI Tools suite. This package
  also includes documentation files.
Original-Maintainer: Adam Majer <adamm at>

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