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Month: March 2011

Re: [trinity-users] how to back out or fix broken trinity install

From: Robert Xu <robxu9@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 18:15:55 -0400
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 18:08, Burlen Loring <bloring@...> wrote:
> the uninstall of kdelibs-data fails with the same error (see below). My
> intuition is telling me "abort!". could you describe how to back the trinity
> install out ?
> $sudo apt-get remove kdelibs-data
> [sudo] password for bloring:
> 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:
>  k3b-kde3: Depends: kdelibs-data-kde3 (>= 4:3.1.4-2) but it is not going to
> be installed
>  kdelibs4c2a: Depends: kdelibs-data (> 4:3.5.10.dfsg.1)
>               Depends: kdelibs-data (< 4:3.5.10.dfsg.2)
>  kdelibs4c2a-kde3: Depends: kdelibs-data-kde3 (> 4:3.5.12) but it is not
> going to be installed
>                    Depends: kdelibs-data-kde3 (< 4:3.5.13) but it is not
> going to be installed
> E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify
> a solution).

Well, you need to force dpkg to remove kdelibs-data and kdelibs4c2a -
You can't use apt-get for situations like these, you have to use dpkg

later, Robert Xu