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For some reason, whenever I try to install Wine it says that the packages are corrupt:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 wine : Depends: wine1.5 but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Please help. Thanks in advance :)

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Try installing Wine at Software Center by opening it (or Dash >> Software Center) and searching for wine.

Else, if it gives you some other error, try installing it on the terminal (Dash >> Terminal):

sudo apt-get install wine

If it gives you some error, please paste it on a comment. You could also update your system:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Or, maybe if you installed Wine previously by error, try:

sudo apt-get remove wine && sudo apt-get purge wine

(Before installing)

I hope you solve your problem and tell us soon!

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How do I put the error in a grey box? –  Isaac Howard Oct 28 '12 at 20:59
    
Adding four spaces before the text will format the text as code :) –  Addison Montgomery Oct 28 '12 at 21:35

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