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When trying to install ia32-libs I get his error

apt-get install ia32-libs 
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:
 ia32-libs : Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

When trying to install the "ia32-libs-multiarch" package I get this:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  ia32-libs-multiarch:i386 : Depends: libglapi-mesa:i386 but it is not going to be     installed
                            Depends: libglu1-mesa:i386 but it is not going to be     installed    
                            Depends: libqt4-opengl:i386 but it is not going to be installed    
                            Recommends: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 but it is not going to be installed    
                            Recommends: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 but it is not going to     be     installed    
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

more and more dependencies errors and when trying to install the added dependencies it wants to remove half of my packages including ubuntu-desktop, xorg and more things which I know are core packages:

The following packages will be REMOVED:
  account-plugin-aim account-plugin-jabber account-plugin-salut
  account-plugin-yahoo apturl brasero compiz compiz-gnome
  compiz-plugins-default empathy eog evolution-data-server gir1.2-gdata-0.0
  gir1.2-goa-1.0 gir1.2-rb-3.0 gir1.2-totem-1.0 gir1.2-ubuntuoneui-3.0
  gir1.2-webkit-3.0 gnome-contacts gnome-control-center
  gnome-control-center-signon gnome-font-viewer gnome-media
  gnome-online-accounts gnome-power-manager gnome-screensaver gnome-session
  gnome-session-bin gnome-settings-daemon gnome-user-guide gvfs gvfs-backends
  gvfs-daemons gvfs-fuse gwibber indicator-datetime indicator-power
  indicator-session libclutter-1.0-0 libclutter-gst-1.0-0 libclutter-gtk-1.0-0
  libcogl-pango0 libcogl9 libedata-book-1.2-15 libfolks-eds25 libgdata13
  libgl1-mesa-dri libgl1-mesa-glx libglapi-mesa libglew1.8 libglewmx1.8
  libglu1-mesa libgnome-desktop-3-4 libgoa-1.0-0 libmx-1.0-2 libnux-3.0-0
  libreoffice-ogltrans librhythmbox-core6 libtotem0 libubuntuoneui-3.0-1
  libunity-core-6.0-5 libwebkitgtk-3.0-0 libyelp0
  lightdm-remote-session-freerdp lightdm-remote-session-uccsconfigure
  mcp-account-manager-uoa nautilus nautilus-sendto nautilus-sendto-empathy
  nautilus-share nux-tools rhythmbox rhythmbox-mozilla
  rhythmbox-plugin-cdrecorder rhythmbox-plugin-magnatune
  rhythmbox-plugin-zeitgeist rhythmbox-plugins rhythmbox-ubuntuone shotwell
  software-center totem totem-mozilla totem-plugins ubuntu-desktop ubuntu-docs
  ubuntuone-client-gnome unity unity-common unity-greeter
  unity-lens-applications unity-lens-photos x11-utils xorg yelp zenity
The following NEW packages will be installed:
   libglapi-mesa:i386
 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 95 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
 Need to get 0 B/21.7 kB of archives.
 After this operation, 196 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? 
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askubuntu.com/questions/136394/cannot-install-ia32-libs - This is a similar situation. Your problem might be different but I guess the recommendations might help. –  utkuerd Mar 20 '13 at 12:18
    
Sadly non of those helped :( still stuck... –  Ba7a7chy Mar 20 '13 at 13:03
    
Well... Upgrading to 13.04 fixed it :) –  Ba7a7chy Mar 20 '13 at 13:54
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