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python-pip unmet dependecies

Postby lbig on Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:19 pm

Hello folks. I need some help
I am trying to install pip in a fresh install of lmde updated to UP7 but I run into this problem

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.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
python-pip : Depends: python-setuptools (>= 0.6c1) but it is not going to be installed
Recommends: python-dev-all (>= 2.6) but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.


Furthermore attempts to upgrade python-setuptools result in
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
python-setuptools : Depends: python-pkg-resources (= 0.6.24-1) but 0.6.49-2 is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.


I have tried apt-get clean and apt-get dist-upgrade to no avail . Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Re: python-pip unmet dependecies

Postby Monsta on Wed Oct 23, 2013 11:42 pm

Please post the output of:

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inxi -Sr
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apt-cache policy python-pip
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apt-cache policy python-setuptools
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apt-cache policy python-pkg-resources
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Re: python-pip unmet dependecies

Postby lbig on Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:30 am

Sure

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inxi -Sr
System:    Host conectar Kernel 3.10-2-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Distro LinuxMint 1 debian
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list
           deb http://ftp.mgts.by/pub/linuxmint/packages/ debian main upstream import backport
           deb http://mirrors.fe.up.pt/linuxmint-debian/latest testing main contrib non-free
           deb http://mirrors.fe.up.pt/linuxmint-debian/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
           deb http://mirrors.fe.up.pt/linuxmint-debian/latest/multimedia testing main non-free


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apt-cache policy python-pip
python-pip:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 1.1-3
  Version table:
     1.1-3 0
        500 http://mirrors.fe.up.pt/linuxmint-debian/latest/ testing/main amd64 Packages


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apt-cache policy python-setuptools
python-setuptools:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 0.6.24-1
  Version table:
     0.6.24-1 0
        500 http://mirrors.fe.up.pt/linuxmint-debian/latest/ testing/main amd64 Packages


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apt-cache policy python-pkg-resources
python-pkg-resources:
  Installed: 0.6.49-2
  Candidate: 0.6.49-2
  Version table:
 *** 0.6.49-2 0
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     0.6.24-1 0
        500 http://mirrors.fe.up.pt/linuxmint-debian/latest/ testing/main amd64 Packages
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Re: python-pip unmet dependecies

Postby Monsta on Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:38 am

lbig wrote:mirrors.fe.up.pt

Just as I thought... That mirror is utterly broken, switch to another one:
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mint-choose-debian-mirror

After that, run
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sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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Re: python-pip unmet dependecies

Postby lbig on Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:35 am

That solved it!

Thank you very much.
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