circular dependencies in aptitude?

sam tygier samtygier at
Sun Jun 6 09:08:18 UTC 2010

On 06/06/10 00:35, calcpage at wrote:
> 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?

put all the debs you want to install in a a folder, and from that folder run:

dpkg -i *.deb

as someone else said, its best to use ubuntu packages. from

also, did you try using an ftp mirror?


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