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I am trying to install "dgen" a Sega MegaDrive/Genesis emulator, available in the official Ubuntu repositories. But when I try to install, the package manager (USC or even apt-get), say's that he needs to remove those packages before installing :

file-roller lintian ubuntu-desktop unzip winetricks

So, How can I install this package without removing those packages ? And do I need to fill a bug report for this ?

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This is a bug in the package, you need to file a bug on dgen:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dgen/+filebug

And then add the information of the packages it's trying to remove.

OP has filed the bug here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dgen/+bug/1016944

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How can I use ubuntu-bug on a package that I don't have installed ? –  aliasbody Jun 23 '12 at 16:47
    
Good point, updated! –  Jorge Castro Jun 23 '12 at 17:36
    
Thanks for you answer, just one last question.. I've detected that the problem is principaly because of the unzip:i386 package that need to remove ubuntu-desktop... So do I need to fill a bug report on unzip only or on unzip and dgen since he uses it too ? –  aliasbody Jun 23 '12 at 17:46
    
Probably dgen itself, removing ubuntu-desktop won't hurt anything though, but still it shouldn't do that. It's probably related to this bug: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dgen/+bug/997335 –  Jorge Castro Jun 23 '12 at 17:48
    
This is the principal cause : bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unzip/+bug/1010450 , thanks for you help anyway :D –  aliasbody Jun 23 '12 at 21:02

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