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Old 06-10-2012, 01:19 PM   #16
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What are reverse dependencies?
 
Old 06-10-2012, 08:14 PM   #17
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If Y depends on X, then:
- X is a dependency of Y
- Y is a reverse dependency X

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Old 06-10-2012, 11:48 PM   #18
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Thanx for you reply,

After reading your post, I ran this command:
Code:
sudo dpkg --purge openoffice*.*
.

OOo got removed. I had got this as the output:
Code:
(Reading database ... 168061 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing openoffice.org3-calc ...
Removing openoffice.org3-math ...
Removing openoffice.org3-base ...
Removing openoffice.org3-en-us ...
Removing openoffice.org3-draw ...
Removing openoffice.org-debian-menus ...
/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache
gtk-update-icon-cache: Failed to open file /usr/share/icons/gnome/.icon-theme.cache : File exists
/usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache
gtk-update-icon-cache: Cache file created successfully.
Purging configuration files for openoffice.org-debian-menus ...
Removing openoffice.org3-writer ...
Removing openoffice.org3-impress ...
Removing openoffice.org3 ...
Removing openoffice.org-ure ...
Processing triggers for menu ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for gnome-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info ...
Unknown media type in type 'all/all'
Unknown media type in type 'all/allfiles'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmst'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmsu'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/pnm'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/rtspt'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/rtspu'
Unknown media type in type 'interface/x-winamp-skin'
After that I ran,
Code:
sudo apt-get update
.

But no, again when I am going to install/remove something through apt-get install, I get the same error:
Code:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: The package ooobasis3.4-core04 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
My OOo has got removed.

Last edited by americast; 06-11-2012 at 12:38 AM.
 
Old 06-11-2012, 01:13 AM   #19
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Hi,

in principle it should be reinstalled (as the error states), but since you don't seem to have access to the package file any more you should be able to force remove it with:

Code:
dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq ooobasis3.4-core04\
Evo2.

---------- Post added 2012-06-11 at 14:13 ----------

Hi,

in principle it should be reinstalled (as the error states), but since you don't seem to have access to the package file any more you should be able to force remove it with:

Code:
dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq ooobasis3.4-core04\
Evo2.
 
Old 06-11-2012, 03:38 AM   #20
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Done it! Done it!

I did what you said and the ooocore*** package got removed. After that, when I tried to install another package, I got this error:
Code:
You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies.
 ooobasis3.4-core01 : Depends: openoffice.org-ure but it is not installable
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).
So I tried
Code:
sudo apt-get -f install
. And then my problem got solved.

I would like to thank not only evo2 for his constant support but also other members for their attempts to solve my problem. I have been instructed from the scratch, so I didn't face any difficulties is carrying out what you all said.
 
  


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