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I've updated to vlc 2.0 through ppa and ubuntu told me that it had to make a partial dist upgrade.

So I did it but then i've seen that devede was removed, i think because it was in conflict with some files of vlc. Now I've removed vlc and all its dependencies via synaptic but when i try to reinstall devede, ubuntu says that it cannot install it because it cannot resolve some conflicts.

Now what can I do?

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Try ppa-purge to reset every package in that repository and then completely remove the PPA from your software sources. – Timo Feb 19 '12 at 16:15
It would also be helpful if you could provide the exact error messages you are receiving when you try to install with sudo apt-get install devede – Nitin Venkatesh Feb 19 '12 at 18:13

This is how to clean, remove, purge and reinstall DeVeDe

sudo apt-get update
sudo-apt-get purge vlc
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get autoremove
sudo apt-get install -f devede
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when I try to install devede i receive an error message that says (my translation from italian): devede: Depends: mencoder but it's not going to be installed E: unable to correct problems, there are blocked broken packages – Enrick91 Feb 20 '12 at 14:45
Have you tried to fix the broken packages? Tried to install mencoder by itself? Tried to install from a .DEB file as in drop to the bottom of the page for the download section. – Ringtail Feb 20 '12 at 18:45
yeah i made it! i've removed vlc, and after a ppa-purge everything went ok! – Enrick91 Feb 20 '12 at 20:29
Enrick91 can you provide the details of the ppa-purge you performed to get this to work? – user50509 Apr 21 '12 at 14:30

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