Re: Problem installing gnome-panel
I also faced the problem when gnome failed to install.
I don't know if that qualifies as a bug, but when it
asks for genome-data-file dependence, and if you
accept the package suggestion, dselect doesn't behave.
What I did was to override the dependencies and
suggested installations. It worked that way. So select
gnome related base and other packages and use 'Q' to
bypass the dselect suggestions. It will most likely
--- Heinrich Rebehn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Trying to install gnome-panel on sparc/potato yields
> fails with unmet
> bern:~# apt-get install gnome-panel
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean
> that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are
> using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not
> yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> Since you only requested a single operation it is
> extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug
> report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the
> Sorry, but the following packages have unmet
> gnome-panel: Depends: gnome-panel-data (>=
> 1.0.55-2.0.1) but 1.0.55-2
> is to be installed
> E: Sorry, broken packages
> bern:~# cat /etc/apt/sources.list
> # See sources.list(5) for more information,
> # Remember that you can only use http, ftp or file
> # CDROMs are managed through the apt-cdrom tool.
> deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/ potato main
> non-free contrib
> deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US
> potato/non-US main contrib
> Heinrich Rebehn
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