[Ubuntu-BD] Problem while installing VLC

Sharmin Akter jui at 6zap.com
Mon Aug 31 05:18:19 BST 2009

I recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on my desktop. Previously I was linux mint user. While configuring my new system I added VLC 1.0.1 PPA in my sources.list file cause the default repo does not contain the latest version of VLC. but there comes the problem. Upon issuing the command "sudo apt-get install vlc" I am getting this following eror:

sharmin at sharmin-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc
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.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 1.0.1-1~ppa4) but it is not going to be installed
       Depends: libtar but it is not installable
E: Broken packages

I tried to google the solution but failed to understand what could be the keyword.

Now if anyone can solve this problem or give me the keyword to search in google, I will be greatful

N.B: I tried to install "libtar" but no package by this name exists. 
With best wishes-
Sharmin Akter Jui

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