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Re: Totally confused about what apt-get is doing...

On Sun, 2003-10-12 at 19:30, Neal Lippman wrote:
> 2) apt-get install libvorbis0a tells me:
> Reading Package Lists...
> Building Dependency Tree...
> 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 situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   kde: Depends: kdebase-audiolibs but it is not going to be installed or
>                 kdebase3-audiolibs but it is not installable
> E: Broken packages
> so clearly I cannot install libvorbis0a. But why?

Do you have testing / unstable system running with KDE 3 from unstable?
If so, try running 

$apt-get -t unstable install libvorbis0a.



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