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Worked solution, is to add this parameter: -o Aptitude::ProblemResolver::SolutionCost='100*canceled-actions,200*removals' Found by looking at this manual. How it works - we just increase the costs of solutions which aptitude will be use: Do not keep, if you can install or upgrade (by increasing canceled-actions counter) Increase removals counter, ...


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Open /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01ubuntu using nano, like sudo nano /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01ubuntu Then , type the following as it is: APT::Default-Release "xenial"; Clean your apt cache by running: sudo rm -rfv /var/lib/apt/lists/* Then create the the partial folder which was removed by the previous command: sudo mkdir -pv /var/lib/apt/lists/partial To ...


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If you have problems with a "stuck" apt or the higher-level programs aptitude or synaptic, a cleaning of the apt cache may be necessary. This is especially the case after a distribution update. sudo apt clean is quick and easy and helps with a lot of stuck apt systems. I do it routinely after a lot of updates have been made, or after a dist-upgrade.


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that mirror was broken untill earlier this morning , see the date and time on the Xenial folders. It should work now. http://ubuntu.mirror.lrz.de/ubuntu/dists/ Its best to use the standard redirector for your country instead as it would not have included a broken mirror. http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/


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Virtual packages can't help you here. From the Debian Policy Manual: If a relationship field has a version number attached, only real packages will be considered to see whether the relationship is satisfied (or the prohibition violated, for a conflict or breakage). In other words, if a version number is specified, this is a request to ignore all ...


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Hot tip: You don't need 'apt-get' in 16.04, only 'apt'. Example: sudo apt install aptitude


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You can always use sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade to update your system, but if you like using aptitude sudo apt-get install aptitude should install aptitude.


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Seems https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/+source/aptitude is available. Just open your terminal and type sudo apt-get install aptitude Then try again. Thank you.



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