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Month: November 2015

Re: How to ignore dependency for apt-get update

From: Nick Leverton <nick@...>
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:47:32 +0000 (UTC)
In article <n3ai5f$91f$1@...>,
deloptes  <trinity-users@...> wrote:
># apt-get upgrade
>Reading package lists... Done
>Building dependency tree
>Reading state information... Done
>You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these.
>The following packages have unmet dependencies:
> google-chrome-stable : Depends: libappindicator1 but it is not installed
>I think there should be a way to remove the dependency from the package, I
>know how to do it before installation, but is there (I'm sure there is) a
>way to do it after the installation.

There is a package in Debian/Ubuntu called equivs, which can be used to
generate dummy debs to satisfy dependencies.  You'd give equivs-build
a control file to create an empty libappindicator1 and install it.

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