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I am trying to install some applications but some of them fail to install. The three applications I tried are Vim, Emacs and GNOME-Do. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 installed as a guest OS in VirtualBox. The kernel version installed is 2.6.35-26.
The error I got is :
alvinsim@ubuntu:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get install emacs Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: emacs : Depends: emacs23 or emacs23-lucid but it is not going to be installed emacs23-nox but it is not going to be installed E: Broken packages
What is wrong and how do I fix this?