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zzcranjo 12-06-2009 03:45 AM

cannot install gnome-shell, configuring error
 
Hello all, its been a while since I have posted on lq :D
I reinstalled ubuntu9.10 a few days ago, and it is working fine, except for when i try to install gnome-shell.
this is the output when I build dep

Code:

jc@jc-desktop:/usr/bin$ sudo apt-get build-dep gnome-shell
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree     
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
6 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
Setting up gobject-introspection (0.6.5-1) ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/gobject-introspection.postinst: 10: pycentral: not found
dpkg: error processing gobject-introspection (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127
Setting up mutter-common (2.28.0-0ubuntu1) ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/mutter-common.postinst: 6: gconf-schemas: not found
dpkg: error processing mutter-common (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libmutter0:
 libmutter0 depends on mutter-common (= 2.28.0-0ubuntu1); however:
  Package mutter-common is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing libmutter0 (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mutter:
 mutter depends on libmutter0 (>= 2.28.0); however:
  Package libmutter0 is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing mutter (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of gnome-shell:
 gnome-shell depends on mutter; however:
  Package mutter is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing gnome-shell (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libmutter-dev:
 libmutter-dev depends on libmutter0 (= 2.28.0-0ubuntu1);No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
  No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
                                                                No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
                                              No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
                              however:
  Package libmutter0 is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing libmutter-dev (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
 gobject-introspection
 mutter-common
 libmutter0
 mutter
 gnome-shell
 libmutter-dev
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
E: Failed to process build dependencies


anyone know how to fix this?

km0r3 12-06-2009 05:30 AM

Quote:

dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libmutter0:
libmutter0 depends on mutter-common (= 2.28.0-0ubuntu1); however:
Package mutter-common is not configured yet.
Sounds like mutter-common and libmutter-dev are missing.

Dependency search gives me the following:
Quote:

$apt-cache depends gnome-shell
gnome-shell
Depends: gjs
Depends: libatk1.0-0
Depends: libc6
Depends: libcairo2
Depends: libclutter-1.0-0
Depends: libcroco3
Depends: libdbus-1-3
Depends: libdbus-glib-1-2
Depends: libfontconfig1
Depends: libfreetype6
Depends: libgconf2-4
Depends: libgirepository1.0-0
|Depends: libgl1-mesa-glx
Depends: <libgl1>
libgl1-mesa-glx
libgl1-mesa-swx11
Depends: libglib2.0-0
Depends: libgnome-desktop-2-11
Depends: libgnome-menu2
Depends: libgstreamer0.10-0
Depends: libgtk2.0-0
Depends: libnspr4-0d
Depends: libpango1.0-0
Depends: librsvg2-2
Depends: libstartup-notification0
Depends: libx11-6
Depends: libxcomposite1
Depends: libxdamage1
Depends: libxext6
Depends: libxfixes3
Depends: libxml2
Depends: zlib1g
Depends: gconf2
Depends: mutter
Depends: gobject-introspection-glib-2.0
Depends: gobject-introspection-freedesktop
Depends: gobject-introspection-repository
Recommends: xserver-xephyr
Try installing them with apt-get/aptitude.

UPDATE:
Additional Reference:
http://www.webupd8.org/2009/09/easy-...ome-shell.html

Regards,
Kenny


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