gxine will not update

Leif Gregory ldgregory69 at gmail.com
Tue May 6 20:12:33 UTC 2008

On Tue, 06 May 2008 13:02:52 -0500
Kipton Moravec <kip at kdream.com> wrote:

> O.K. now what does "kept back" mean and how do I fix it?

Kept back means that that package has a dependency which is not
available in the repository. Whether that dependency is a newer
version, or something altogether that is not available in the

If you do a 'sudo apt-cache show gxine', you get the following for
dependencies, recommends, and suggests.

Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4), libdbus-1-3 (>= 1.1.1), libdbus-glib-1-2 (>=
0.74), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0), libhal1 (>=, liblircclient0, libmozjs0d (>=, libpango1.0-0 (>=
1.20.1), librsvg2-common, libx11-6, libxcb1, libxext6, libxine1 (>=
1.1.8), libxine1-x | libxine1 (<< 1.1.8-2), libxinerama1 
Recommends: libxine1-ffmpeg 
Suggests: gxineplugin, libdvdcss2 | libdvdcss, libgnomevfs2-0,

You can try 'apt-cache unmet | grep gxine' which should show you the
unmet dependency.

You might have to install that dependency separately (downloading and
compiling yourself), or you might just not have the right repositories

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