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Why do I get an “unmet dependencies” error when trying to install WINE?
How do I resolve unmet dependencies?

When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other programs, I get the following message:

At the terminal:

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.

At the software center:

Package dependencies cannot be resolved
This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be installed at the same time.

I already tried installing them with "aptitude" and failed.

I am running Ubuntu 12.10

Please help! I've had this problem for a while now and don't know what to do!

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marked as duplicate by Ringtail, Rinzwind, Takkat, fossfreedom Dec 2 '12 at 20:17

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You should try with this answer. – Lucio Nov 30 '12 at 4:25