[debian] Installing *.ipk/*.opk part 2: apt-get-file

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen rask at sygehus.dk
Tue May 12 00:12:43 CEST 2009

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:13:39PM +0200, kimaidou wrote:
> No I did not. But now it it done, and after a apt-get update, I still get:
> You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   ledclock: Depends: python-pygtk but it is not going to be installed
>             Depends: python-subprocess but it is not going to be installed
> E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify
> a solution).
> Is it a specific hackable:1 problem ?

   I don't know. I've seen that "but it is not going to be installed"
message many times when trying to install packages (from the official Debian
repository) on Debian. Apt-get is most unhelpful when it comes to error
messages, basicly just saying: "I know exactly what the problem is, but I
won't tell you." :-(

   But, to try to debug the problem, what happens if you say

# apt-get --dry-run install python-pygtk python-subprocess


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