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Old 12-11-2017, 11:19 AM   #1
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Generic "apt" question but RaspPi-related


I'm running into an error message when I issue "sudo apt upgrade" informing me that three packages are not completely installed or are removed.

Can anyone shed a little light on just what this means? Apparently something is at least partially broken in the configuration but apt is not telling me what packages it's seeing a problem with.

TIA...

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Old 12-11-2017, 11:29 AM   #2
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Try fixing it with
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sudo apt install -f
And if it errors out, post the output here for us to look at.
 
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Try fixing it with
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Ah... thanks. That didn't fix it but at least it generated enough information to let me know that a previous installation of Xemacs had failed at some point. (It would be nice if "apt list" gave you an option to see the names of borked packages.) I deleted the partially installed/configured packages and all is well.

Calling this one solved.
 
  


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