circular dependencies in aptitude?
johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 00:52:35 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 4:35 PM, <calcpage at aol.com> wrote:
> OK, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 64bit for my students on 25
> dual-core AMD Athlons in my classroom/pc lab. Until my tech guy
> unblocks the *.bz2 file extension, apt-get or aptitude is broken (no
> updates or upgrades). So, I'm trying to install a few packages I need
> by hand from http://packages.debian.org
Don't use debian's packages, use a ubuntu mirror.
> I was successful with a few packages. But now I am stuck getting
> sun-java6-plugin, sun-java6-jre and sun-java6-fonts to work. They all
> depend on java-common so I installed that. Now, I try sun-java6-jre
> and it depends on sun-java-bin and that depends on sun-java-jre, huh?
> Is there some way around this?
See above. If still broken, we'll start peeking around for the answer.
> We use several online java apps in class such as http://www.sagenb.org
> for 3D plotting in Multivariate Calculus and http://www.javawide.org in
> Computer Science and http://screencast-o-matic.com to record classes
> for youtube. So, as you can see, I really need this plugin to work in
> BTW, otherwise, everything works like a charm. This is by far the best
> 64bit distro I have tried!
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