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Today, I updated my Ubuntu (I have KDE Desktop installed on it before) and after the update, Ubuntu Software Center said: Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired. Do you want to repair it?; and when I'm clicked on Repair, after 2 seconds it says:

The installation or removal of software package Failed , with this details :

installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kdm:
 kdm depends on libkworkspace4abi1 (= 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.1); however:
  Version of libkworkspace4abi1 on system is 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.2.
 kdm depends on kde-workspace-kgreet-plugins (= 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.1); however:
  Version of kde-workspace-kgreet-plugins on system is 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.2.
dpkg: error processing kdm (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kubuntu-desktop:
 kubuntu-desktop depends on kdm; however:
  Package kdm is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing kubuntu-desktop (--configure):
No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
 kdm
 kubuntu-desktop
Error in function: 
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kdm:
 kdm depends on libkworkspace4abi1 (= 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.1); however:
  Version of libkworkspace4abi1 on system is 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.2.
 kdm depends on kde-workspace-kgreet-plugins (= 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.1); however:
  Version of kde-workspace-kgreet-plugins on system is 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.2.
dpkg: error processing kdm (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kubuntu-desktop:
 kubuntu-desktop depends on kdm; however:
  Package kdm is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing kubuntu-desktop (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

How to solve this?

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Try running sudo apt-get -f install in a terminal. That should repair your dependencies.

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i tried it but my issue is it even can't remove & my problem isn't fixed ! –  HOS Aug 2 '13 at 0:59
    
@HOS Could you please edit your question and write the output of the command you ran? –  Braiam Aug 2 '13 at 1:31

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