Hoary Hosed: synaptic in dependency hell
peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Thu Jul 21 00:48:25 UTC 2005
On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 17:27:14 -0700
"Kevin O'Gorman" <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/20/05, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 7/20/05, Xavier Poinsard <xpoinsard at openpricer.com> wrote:
> > > Kevin O'Gorman a écrit :
> > > > My Warty never made it all the way to Hoary. The problem of most
> > > > pressing importance
> > > > is that synaptic is complaining so much I cannot tell what is working
> > > > and what is not when
> > > > How do I clear this up, so that I can go about my business?
> > > >
> > >
> > > did you try "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" ?
> > No. I don't remember ever hearing or reading about it. I'm trying it now, and
> > will report results.
> > Thanks.
> Results were poor. Here's part of what I got. Unfortunately, I don't know what
> it takes to do the "configuration" that seems required.
> Setting up xfsprogs (2.6.20-1) ...
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ubuntu-base:
> ubuntu-base depends on at; however:
> Package at is not configured yet.
> ubuntu-base depends on mailx; however:
> Package mailx is not configured yet.
> ubuntu-base depends on mutt; however:
> Package mutt is not configured yet.
> ubuntu-base depends on postfix; however:
> Package postfix is not configured yet.
> ubuntu-base depends on postfix-tls; however:
> Package postfix-tls is not configured yet.
> dpkg: error processing ubuntu-base (--configure):
> dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
It might be worth posting your " /etc/apt/sources.list " file ...
If you are sure the file is OK: - Have you tried
sudo apt-get -f install # without any packages - just the command, as at left of the "#"
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