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Old 05-25-2004, 08:21 PM   #1
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failed dependencies are ticking me off


Why does it seem like every time I try to install a new piece of software, I get this Failed Dependencies error, and it lists a package.

I go get that opackage and it fails for another dependency. And the process never ends.

How do you guys deal with this?
 
Old 05-25-2004, 08:28 PM   #2
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Old 05-25-2004, 08:31 PM   #3
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ah yes, i am, new to apt. I am trying to install totem, which tells me i need xine, which tells me i need lib-something-or-other, which tells me i need about 5 other things. I couldn't locate Xine in apt :-\
 
Old 05-25-2004, 09:56 PM   #4
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Try to do an "apt-get update" before you try installing to update your source packages database. Since you are using Fedora, why not use yum. It's features are about the same as apt.
 
Old 05-25-2004, 10:58 PM   #5
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check this out for installing apt

http://fedoranews.org/jorge/howto/howto02.shtml
 
  


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