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Old 07-09-2019, 03:00 PM   #1
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Dependency is not satisfiable: python3-software-properties (=

A friend asked me to install the KDE desktop (kubuntu-desktop) on his Mint 19 machine, so I hopped on teamviewer and ran into all sorts of issues that lead me to get stuck at
Dependency is not satisfiable: python3-software-properties (=
when trying to install that version with a .deb through gdebi. When installing python3-software-properties through the repos it gives me version 1.8.4 which is the wrong version. Trying to install software-properties-kde (which Plasma depends on) gives me
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 software-properties-kde : Depends: python3-software-properties (= but 1.8.4 is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
which lead me to this whole thing with trying to install that particular version of python3-software-properties. I think I just need to install software-properties-kde_0. and all will be fine.
Old 07-09-2019, 07:15 PM   #2
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Old 07-19-2019, 11:59 AM   #3
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Talking hope this helps

download the file then install using dpkg -i python3-software-properties_0.

then do apt-get install kubuntu-desktop


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