Re: mystery package

Frank McCormick wrote:

root@frank-desktop:/home/frank# apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-intel
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package xserver-xorg-video-intel is not available, but is referred to by
another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package xserver-xorg-video-intel has no installation candidate

Ah, here are the message. Please disregard my recent post to your
original message. Aptitude is telling you what the problem is (missing,
obsoleted or available from another source). Did you check ubuntu's
website about this package? For hardy, look here:

Weird huh ? It just started doing this.

What does the following give?
$> aptitude why-not xserver-xorg-video-intel

And the following.
$> apt-cache policy xserver-xorg-video-intel


Please reply to this list only. I read this list on its corresponding
newsgroup on Replies sent to my email address are just
filtered to a folder in my mailbox and get periodically deleted without
ever having been read.

ubuntu-users mailing list
Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

Relevant Pages

  • Re: Question about OO programming in Ada
    ... package, then you can use that type in the child packages. ... But note that, in Ada, a class is a set of types, whereas in C++ ... There is an alternative unique to the Ada language. ... Lists and Nodes ...
  • Re: g77-3.4, ubuntu 7.10
    ... Reading package lists... ... DRE> I have done: ...
  • Re: Google Gears?
    ... I have Ubuntu 8.04, Kernel ... Reading package lists... ...
  • Re: How to set up mirrors in Smart Package Manager?
    ... As regards Livna, if you install their livna-release package for FC6, you can ... Mirror lists are a pain, because each mirror has to be entered manually. ... up your channels - it's well worth the effort. ...
  • Re: Package Conflicts With Neither Package Installed
    ... Please refer to the Code of conduct for Debian mailing lists: ... Unable to locate package nvidia-glx-new ... The package you are talking about is not even in Debian. ... never heard of dpkg-divert or of diversions before this. ...