Hoary Hosed: synaptic in dependency hell
nielsen at oz.net
Thu Jul 21 01:42:30 UTC 2005
On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 10:48:25AM +1000, Peter Garrett wrote:
> 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 "#"
Sometimes it is necessary to alternately run 'apt-get dist-upgrade' and
'apt-get -f install' a few times before everything gets installed and
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