I am getting the following error.

E: The package ros-indigo-librealsense needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.

It blocks every package installation with apt-get. What should I do?

EDIT: I can't really do anything with apt-get now. How to remove package by hand?


2 Answers 2


This worked for me:

sudo dpkg --remove --force-all ros-indigo-librealsense

I would install YPPA - it helped me with missing dependancies when all else failed...

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager

sudo apt-get update

Good luck.

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