Originally Posted by ondoho
...but it is still necessary, otherwise you cannot install anything until this is fixed.
Well, yes, that is true. You do still need to fix the broken packages.
Originally Posted by Seff
Since my memory stick is apparently out of room, that sounds good.
'Apparently' is the key word. Ubuntu says it has no space left; Win. says it has 21.6 GB.
If your installation is quite old, do a
This will remove all the old .deb files of no longer installed software. If you've had it a while and been upgrading regularly, your /var/cache/apt/archives can get quite large.
Depending on how closely Ubuntu follows Debian, you may be able to install wine1.7 now by specifically doing a
apt-get install wine1.7
Might work for you, might not. If it does install it, copy out all the software it's going to remove, as some of it is probably something you want, and actually has no need of being removed, but it does anyway (I was able to reinstall everything important after wine1.7 removed it).