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Old 10-23-2008, 12:16 PM   #1
htamayo
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how to display the broken dependences in the terminal


Hi, I have some broken dependences, to view them using synaptic, some of them I had fixed using dpkg instead of the repos, my question is: is there a way to display those broken dependences in the terminal instead of use synaptic?

I've already checked the man of dpkg but I didn't find anything, so if you can help I'll appreciate it.

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Old 10-23-2008, 12:19 PM   #2
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Yes, use aptitude instead.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 02:05 PM   #3
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aptitude update
aptitude install



that should list all the broken packages and dependencies and allow aptitude the chance to fix them

Using aptitude from the command line

Last edited by farslayer; 10-23-2008 at 02:06 PM.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 03:32 PM   #4
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aptitude search ~b
 
  


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