(Breezy) libxt6 tries to overwrite xscreensaver file

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 16:33:16 UTC 2005

On 6/2/05, Stephen R Laniel <steve at laniels.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 11:32:57AM -0400, Michael R Head wrote:
> > I removed xscreensaver, installed everything else, then re-added
> > xscreensaver.
> When I try to uninstall xscreensaver, I get
> (11:42) slaniel at TheloniousMonk:~$ sudo apt-get remove xscreensaver
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
> libxt-dev: Depends: libxt6 (= 6.8.2-21) but 6.8.2-20 is to be installed
> libxt6-dbg: Depends: libxt6 (= 6.8.2-21) but 6.8.2-20 is to be installed
> ubuntu-desktop: Depends: xscreensaver but it is not going to be installed
> E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or 
> specify a solution).
> I can't seem to get anything else done until I take care of
> the libxt6 problem.

I forgot I had to remove a bunch of -dev and -dbg packages (I figured that 
was pretty safe) before apt-get would really do its job. 

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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