What's a blocked update

Paul Lemmons paul at lemmons.name
Sat Jun 20 00:27:36 BST 2009


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Subject: What's a blocked update
From: Jerry Lapham <rjlapham at gmail.com>
To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Date: 06/19/2009 04:06 PM
> Today when I clicked on the Software Updates icon it showed 4 bug fix 
> updates and 4 "blocked updates." The blocked updates were for kernel 
> 2.6.28.11.15. I clicked on "Apply all available updates" and it 
> downloaded and installed the bug fixes but not the blocked. The icon 
> still showed 8 updates available.
>
>
> -Jerry
> =============================================
> Jerry Lapham
> Monroe, OH 45050
> rjlapham at gmail.com
> =============================================
> "I'm a middle linebacker," Tom said defensively.
>
>
This usually happens when apt recognizes that there is a newer version 
of a piece of software is available but not all of the prerequisites for 
it are available yet. Often doing an apt-get update will find the 
prerequisite software. If not, the best solution is to simply wait until 
they are.

-- 
Sometimes I wonder.  Were our faith able to stand upright and look around, would it be looking down at the mustard seed or standing in awe of the height and breadth of it.

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