Beginner Q2: Installing software

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jan 14 17:43:54 UTC 2010

On 01/14/2010 08:27 AM, Chris Jones wrote:
>> Did synaptic suggest that you run: "sudo apt-get install -f"?  Try
>> this anyway, it may clear up your problems.
> I would not recommend the force option (-f) just yet without knowing what is wrong.

The '-f' in the above command is not a 'force option'. Please see:

$ man apt-get

for details.

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