Re: Problem with apt-get/dselect/aptitude and unstable/stable packages
Monique Y. Herman wrote:
Well, whenever apt-get tries to do anything, it says "Sorry, but the
following packages have unmet dependencies:"
On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 at 14:51 GMT, Joseph Jones penned:
I installed some unstable packages, and I'd like to know whether
there's a way of having dselect or whatever un-install all the
unstable packages without having to mess around fixing dependancies.
As in, I don't want it to do anything but un-install all the unstable
packages. My apt-get has been effectively frozen for several days
simply because it was impossible to un-install these packages without
scaring a newbie like me off.
Any help appreciated :)
I think there's some critical info missing from your problem
description. Are you currently running stable and installed some
What is happening when you try to uninstall these unstable packages that
doesn't happen when you try to uninstall your stable packages?
And lists a load of packages. I'm running stable with some unstable
packages, and I get this error whenever apt-get tries to do anything.
The last line says something about using a -f option. When I checked the
help, it said that it disregards the integrity check. I suspect that
these packages are dependencies of linneighborhood, but I can't figure
out why dselect/aptitude (whichever I used to d/l linneighborhood from
the unstable set) didn't download them as well. Now it's stuck in this