Remarks about Hoary Preview

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Mar 19 15:21:23 CST 2005

On Sat, Mar 19, 2005 at 08:00:25PM +0100, Ricardo Pérez López wrote:

> ricardo at yuggoth:~$ sudo apt-get install mplayer-k6
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... 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.
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   mplayer-k6: Depends: libarts (>= 4:2.2.2-1) but it is not installable
> or
>                        libarts-alsa (>= 4:2.2.2-1) but it is not
> installable
>               Depends: libdvdread2 but it is not installable
>               Depends: libvorbis0 (>= 1.0rc3-1) but it

Looks like you're trying to use a package which wasn't built for Ubuntu.

> # DVDCSS/xvid/other legally questionable packages
> deb stable main
> deb unstable main
> deb testing main

If you remove all of these sources, that should fix your problem.

 - mdz

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