Python Uninstall reinstall problem

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Python Uninstall reinstall problem

Postby paalaak on Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:36 am

I tried to uninstall python by following the instructions in this link
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3544378/uninstall-python-built-from-source

now everytime I try to use
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sudo apt-get install
command, i get the following error
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You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 apt-xapian-index : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 aptoncd : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 duplicity : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 gufw : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 hplip : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mint-common : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintbackup : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintdesktop : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintinstall : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintmenu : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintnanny : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintupdate : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintupload : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 mintwelcome : Depends: python (< 3) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-appindicator : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-apt : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-aptdaemon : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-beautifulsoup : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-cairo : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-chardet : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-configglue : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-crypto : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-cups : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-cupshelpers : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-dbus : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-debian : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-debtagshw : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-defer : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-dirspec : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-feedparser : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gconf : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gi : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gi-cairo : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-glade2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gnome2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gnomekeyring : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gnupginterface : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gobject-2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gst0.10 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gtk2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-gtksourceview2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-httplib2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-imaging : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-libxml2 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-lxml : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-mako : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-markupsafe : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-notify : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-oauth : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-openssl : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pam : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-paramiko : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pexpect : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-piston-mini-client : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pkg-resources : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-protobuf : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pycurl : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pyicu : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pyinotify : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-pyorbit : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-qt4 : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-qt4-dbus : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-renderpm : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-reportlab : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-reportlab-accel : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-rpm : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-serial : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-simplejson : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-sip : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-six : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-smbc : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-sqlite : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-sqlitecachec : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-twisted-bin : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-twisted-core : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-twisted-names : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-twisted-web : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-uno : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-urlgrabber : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-utidylib : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-vte : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-webkit : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-xapian : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-xdg : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 python-zope.interface : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 sessioninstaller : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
 ubuntu-system-service : Depends: python (< 2.8) but 3.3.0-1 is to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).


I tried reinstalling python3.3.0 exactly as before but it didn't work. Please help me get rid of this error.
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Re: Python Uninstall reinstall problem

Postby renatov on Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:32 am

A lot of packages use python, it's a really bad idea to remove it :D

I didn't understand why you did that... do you have 2 python installations?
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