I am trying to install Octave 3.2, a program for mathematics, similar to matlab.
My apt-cache searches reveal there are a number of Octave 3.2 packages, but upon trying to install them with the following command:
I get the following error message:
sudo apt-get install octave
Is there any way to deal with these dependency problems?
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 resolve the situation:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
octave : Depends: libarpack2 (>= 2.1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.