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Re: [trinity-users] TDE on freshly installed Debian 7.3.0 issue...

From: Nick Koretsky <nick_koretsky@...>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 21:53:02 +0200
On Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:32:53 +0100 
 sp2lob <sp2lob@...> wrote:

> I would like to install Trinity Desktop Environment release
> Wheezy [Debian 7.0] (v3.5.13.2) on freshly installed
> Debian 7.3.0 (by means of 3 DVD installation discs).
> Architecture is amd64 with 64GB RAM.
> Followed verbatim Debian Trinity Repository Installation Instructions.
> I'm stuck at the very beginning with following error message:
> root@deb:~# apt-get install desktop-base-trinity kde-trinity
> E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
> root@deb:~# 
> At this stage of system I would not tamper unnecessarily,
> basically just to avoid new install.
> Could you please provide some guidance, how to overcome presented issue?

Unless you are using only official debian repositories and never
install anything from anywhere else - never use apt, only aptitude. Even if
it is unable to deal with your package mess - it will at least tell you
what exactly is wrong.

Btw, broken held packages on FRESH install?! I think you are omitting
something there...

  Nick Koretsky (nick.koretsky@...)