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Re: Problem installing libglu1-mesa-dev

Daniel Lidström wrote:
(I've sent this mail to ubuntu-users as well, but have not got a reply yet.)


how do I resolve this error?

henrik@henriklaptop:~$ sudo apt-get install libglu1-mesa-dev
[sudo] password for henrik: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... 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.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
  libglu1-mesa-dev: Depends: libglu1-mesa (= 7.4-0ubuntu3.2) but 7.4-0ubuntu3.3 is to be installed
E: Broken packages
henrik@henriklaptop:~$ dpkg -l libglu1-mesa libglu1-mesa-dev
| Status=Not/Inst/Cfg-files/Unpacked/Failed-cfg/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                       Version                    Description
ii  libglu1-mesa               7.4-0ubuntu3.3             The OpenGL utility library (GLU)
No packages found matching libglu1-mesa-dev.

I am using Ubuntu 9.04, X86. Do I need to provide more information to get help here?

Thanks in advance!


Daniel Lidstrom
Stockholm, Sweden

Download the package from http://packages.ubuntu.com/es/karmic/libglu1-mesa

Install with dpkg -i --force-depends-version libglu1-mesa_7.6.0-1ubuntu4_i386.deb

man dpkg
           "Warning: These options are mostly intended to be used  by
            experts  only.  Using  them  without  fully understanding
            their effects may break your whole system."


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