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Old 07-02-2008, 03:29 PM   #1
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Unable To Install a Package


I am trying to install a package called ZoneMinder which is a security cctv application / interface and there is a package in Lenny for it:

Code:
watcher:~# apt-cache policy zoneminder
zoneminder:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 1.23.2-2+lenny1
  Version table:
     1.23.2-2+lenny1 0
        500 http://security.debian.org lenny/updates/main Packages
Now when I try to install the package - I get a dependency error and don't know why Debian can't simply locate and install the missing dependencies. Does anyone know if there is a fix / work around to this problem below?

Code:
watcher:~# apt-get install zoneminder
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.

Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
that package should be filed.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  zoneminder: Depends: libavcodec1d (>= 0.cvs20070307) but it is not installable
              Depends: libavformat1d (>= 0.cvs20070307) but it is not installable
              Depends: libavutil1d (>= 0.cvs20070307) but it is not installable
 
Old 07-02-2008, 03:34 PM   #2
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http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?t=28364
 
Old 07-02-2008, 03:37 PM   #3
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It seems like apt-get install and aptitude install have different outcomes...

Are they not the same thing?

Last edited by carlosinfl; 07-02-2008 at 03:38 PM.
 
Old 07-02-2008, 05:56 PM   #4
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sort of. aptitude is generally smarter.

read the topic Telemachos linked again. You running a 64-bit install?
 
  


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