Dependency problems - part 2

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed May 22 10:38:45 UTC 2013

Phil wrote:
> phil at Asus:~/Downloads$ sudo apt-get install netcat
> E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or
> specify a solution).

Well, did you try what the error message suggested? That would be

sudo apt-get -f install

and then try to install netcat again.

> If I attempt to install mplayer, for example, then the dependency list
> is quite a lot longer.

I suppose that should be fixed after the "sudo apt-get -f install" as 


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