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Anatelostaxus's avatar

What does this mean? on trying to update/install some default programs I got this: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

Asked by Anatelostaxus (1428points) June 14th, 2009

By the way, it’s my new pc… just got it for necessity.
I’m sick of technical problems I need to work peacefully,


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avalmez's avatar

sounds like you are installing a debian based linux on your pc, right? what flavor? apt-get is a debian package manager and the -f tells it to attempt to install even if integrity checks fail.

avalmez's avatar

and here’s an apt-get howto

Vincentt's avatar

What did you do to get this? Are you working on the command line? If you are, try doing what they say: enter the command “apt-get -f install”. It might help.

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