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Author Topic: Can't install "lxde-meta" (dependency failure).  (Read 1016 times)

Casey

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Can't install "lxde-meta" (dependency failure).
« on: June 28, 2016, 11:16:43 am »

I tried to install the complete LXDE package (not LXQT) on VL "Light" 7.1, but gslapt responds with this pop-up error message:

  Excluding lxde-meta due to dependency failure (lxde-meta: Depends: lxsession).
 
I can't find a package called "lxsession" among those listed as available. 
The lxde-meta package version is:  1.0.2-i586-1vl71
The source is:  vectorlinux.osuosl.org/veclinux-7.1/extra/

Can anyone else reproduce this error, or is there another "main" package I need to install first in order to get the "mature" version of LXDE?
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M0E-lnx

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Re: Can't install "lxde-meta" (dependency failure).
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2016, 01:50:35 pm »

Yes.  I can reproduce it.

Try adding this line to your /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc

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SOURCE=http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.1/x86/
then run "slapt-get -u; slapt-get -i lxde-meta" atain
let us know if that fixes it.
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Casey

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Re: Can't install "lxde-meta" (dependency failure).
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2016, 06:05:30 pm »

Yes, that works!  Thanks for the quick response, and for the simple solution.
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M0E-lnx

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Re: Can't install "lxde-meta" (dependency failure).
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2016, 07:09:15 pm »

The packages hove now been moved to the extra section.  Good to know you got it going