Openssh server is not available

Raseel Bhagat raseelbhagat at
Mon Mar 24 06:25:45 UTC 2008

Hi John,

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 11:11 AM, John Doe <hommeentete at> wrote:

> Hello - when I try to sudo apt-get install openssh-server I get -
> "Package openssh-server is not available, but is referred to by another
> package.  This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted,
> or is only available from another source. E: Package openssh-server has
> no installation candidate."  What should I do?  Thanks.

It works fine for me on  Ubuntu 7.10, gutsy.
What are your system details ? Also, are other apt-gets working properly ?

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