Repo issues in 16.04.5LTS

Pranaya Adhikari pranayadhikari2 at
Mon Apr 8 03:08:28 UTC 2019

Install GIMP from snap

On Mon, Apr 8, 2019, 7:13 AM Lutz Andersohn <landersohn at wrote:

> All,
> I am wondering whether anybody else has these issues:
> I did a fresh install of 16.04.5LTS.
> updated my repositories
> - I cannot install gimp. Broken packages because libgegl. It essentially
> conflicts with its own libgegl-dev package
> - I cannot install build-essential: conflict with the installed gcc and
> libstdc6 and the -dev. There is no way to resolve these packages that I can
> see.
> affects any package that even remotely depends on any of these.
> I tried and with
> the same sad outcome.
> Some posts on for example askubuntu have been shown down as being not
> reproducible.
> Trust me, it's very reproducible for those effected by it and makes this
> version basically useless for me.
> For example,HPLIP requires build-essential, so I cannot even set up my
> printer.
> Any help would be appreciated (and I do not consider "upgrade to 18.04"
> any help at all)
> Lutz Andersohn
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