KDE 3.5.4 - unmet dependencies - FIXED

Nigel Ridley nigel at rmk.co.il
Tue Aug 15 20:38:14 BST 2006


Nigel Ridley wrote:
> Roshan Mansinghani wrote:
>> Please post the results of the apt commands that you issued.
> 
> That's a little bit difficult as the problem is with my laptop but the 
> gist of it is that since I wasn't getting anywhere with trying to 
> 'dist-upgrade', using various kde versions (3.5.3 and 3.5.4) in the end 
> I did a sudo apt-get --purge remove kde*' thinking "I will start afresh".
> After removing and purging kde* I then tried to install kde-core - no 
> joy; kdebase - no joy and finally kubuntu-desktop - no joy!
> They all failed on unmet dependencies regarding ksysguard - something to 
> the effect of:
>   ksysguard can't be installed because it needs a different version 
> number but it's not going to be installed.
> 
> So I installed xubuntu-desktop for just now until I can figure out how 
> to get KDE back without having to do a reinstall.
> 
> Blessings,
> 
> Nigel

Replying to self here:
The problem app was ksysguardd - notice the double 'd' on the end.
I removed it using apt, then did an update and then installed kde-core - 
no dependency issues :-)

Blessings,

Nigel

> 
>> On 8/14/06, Scott Kitterman <kubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
>>> On Monday 14 August 2006 16:39, Nigel Ridley wrote:
>>>> I am trying to upgrade to KDE 3.5.4
>>>> I have followed the instructions on the Kubuntu website but after doing
>>>> the normal update then dist-upgrade, there are unmet dependencies 
>>> and it
>>>> won't install KDE 3.5.4
>>>>
>>>> Actually it will - sort of - it wants to take out konqueror ksysguard
>>>> kubuntu-desktop and kubuntu-konqueror-shortcuts!
>>>>
>>>> Is there likely to be an update soon?
>>>> Has anybody else noticed this?
>>>>
>>> What were you upgrading from?  In my earlier post the upgrade that
>>> succeeded
>>> was from 3.5.3 to 3.5.4.  If you were starting from 3.5.2, perhaps 
>>> upgrade
>>> to
>>> 3.5.3 first.
>>>
>>> Scott K
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>>
>>
>>
> 
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