broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works [Solved]

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sleeper12
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

Post by sleeper12 »

Might as well try this:

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 sudo apt-get install --reinstall dpkg 
If that doesn't do it, maybe something else here will help:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/438345/ ... -installed
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

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Can you post:

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ls -l /var/lib/dpkg/info | grep -i pips-sot30
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

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Hi Sleeper thanks for being here and tiring to help but sorry it didn't work
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

Post by Justmax »

Hi Asinoro
here what it looks like
ls -l /var/lib/dpkg/info | grep -i pips-sot30
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3367 Jun 11 20:58 pips-sot30.list
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4171 Sep 19 2008 pips-sot30.md5sums
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 949 Sep 19 2008 pips-sot30.postrm
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1733 Jun 30 07:27 pips-sot30.prerm
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

Post by asinoro »

First this command:

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sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/pips-sot30.* /tmp
and then

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sudo apt update
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

Post by Justmax »

:D :D :D :D :D :lol:
Asinoro you have solved this amen
Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you
is there a way to mark this solved ?
again thank you thank you thank you
and there was 2 days left before l would of done another install
Cheers Asinoro
Thanks all who help me threw this
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

Post by asinoro »

As I said earlier method 4 worked go back and check it!
You can mark it [Solved] by put it in your first post title.
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works

Post by Justmax »

Yes but this is what it said on method 4
This should be your last resort. You can try removing the files associated to the package in question from /var/lib/dpkg/info.
Not realizing mv and * /tmp to be added
sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/pips-sot30.* /tmp
we know now :)
Thanks again
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works[Solved]

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Good to see something finally worked. 8)
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Re: broken dependencies tried to fix it but nothing works[Solved]

Post by Justmax »

Thanks Sleeper for all your help l appreciate you being here through this :D
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