problem in installing flash on lucid 10.04 64 bit "Package adobe flash is virtual"

Tapas Mishra mightydreams at
Wed Oct 6 11:32:43 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Alan Pope <alan at> wrote:
> On 6 October 2010 10:43, Tapas Mishra <mightydreams at> wrote:
>> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>>  flashplugin-installer: Depends: nspluginwrapper (>=
>> but it is not going to be installed
>>                         Depends: ia32-libs (>= 2.2ubuntu18) but it is
>> not going to be installed
>> E: Broken packages
> Please paste the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list and all files in
> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
Ok upto the time I am replying I have formatted my laptop for the second time
and faced this problem.
Just to make sure that I am using Lucid I had formatted the entire laptop.
So here are the contents that you requested.
I could not open even as root in vi.

directory /etc/apt/preferences.d
is blank
APT::Authentication::TrustCDROM "true";

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove is

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01ubuntu is

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/05aptitude is

aptitude::Keep-Unused-Pattern "^linux-image.*$ |
^linux-restricted-modules.*$ | ^linux-ubuntu-modules.*$";
aptitude::Get-Root-Command "sudo:/usr/bin/sudo";

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/10periodic is

APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "0";
APT::Periodic::Download-Upgradeable-Packages "0";
APT::Periodic::AutocleanInterval "0";
APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "0";

APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success {"touch
/var/lib/apt/periodic/update-success-stamp 2>/dev/null || true";};

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20archive  is

APT::Archives::MaxAge "30";
APT::Archives::MinAge "2";
APT::Archives::MaxSize "500";


// Notify all clients to reload the cache
APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success { "[ ! -f
/var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket ] || /usr/bin/dbus-send --system
--dest=org.debian.apt --type=signal /org/debian/apt
org.debian.apt.CacheChanged || true"; };

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades is

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/70debconf is

// Pre-configure all packages with debconf before they are installed.
// If you don't like it, comment it out.
DPkg::Pre-Install-Pkgs {"/usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt || true";};

/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99synaptic is
APT::Install-Recommends "true";

99update-notifier is

DPkg::Post-Invoke {"if [ -d /var/lib/update-notifier ]; then touch
/var/lib/update-notifier/dpkg-run-stamp; fi; if [ -e
/var/lib/update-notifier/updates-available ]; then echo >
/var/lib/update-notifier/updates-available; fi "; };

Contents of /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ are
medibuntu.list.distUpgrade  opera.list    
google-talkplugin.list.distUpgrade  medibuntu.list         opera.list.distUpgrade

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