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I attempted to install Gnome3 in my Ubuntu 11 and got busted . And i reinstalled Ubuntu and attempted again to install Gnome3 . Now when i installed the Gnome3-session , weird things are happening -

  • No packages are able to install -

    The Error : ( when i issued "sudo apt-get install openssh-server" )

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gnome-session : Depends: gnome-session-bin (< 2.33) but 3.0.1-0ubuntu1~build2 is to be installed Depends: gnome-session-common (= 2.32.1-0ubuntu20) but 3.0.1-0ubuntu1~build2 is to be installed

  • Ubuntu software center is asking to repair the repository

So i've the fear , that if i log out , i may not be able to log-in again ( which happened earlier )

How to remove / fix this condition ?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Try the following command in a terminal:

sudo apt-get install -f

That will try to fix the unmet dependencies.

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wow , that worked like charm . I'm able to install anything . So that gnome3-session won't affect anything anymore ? – vettipayyan May 21 '11 at 8:02
from where did you get gnome 3? the ppa? or did you compile it? – Uri Herrera May 21 '11 at 8:11
hopefully :) if the answer works for you, please mark it as the accepted answer – freethinker May 21 '11 at 8:13
@Uri Herrera , i installed it via apt-get . – vettipayyan May 21 '11 at 8:30
Well , what i feared has occurred to me - i can't log in . Messed up........ – vettipayyan May 23 '11 at 12:19

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