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Thread: Please help insall libncurses5-dev on 18.04

  1. #1
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    Please help insall libncurses5-dev on 18.04

    I am trying to install libncurses5-dev on 18.04 and get the following:

    Code:
    $ sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    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 to resolve the situation:
    
    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
     libncurses5-dev : Depends: libtinfo5 (= 6.1-1ubuntu1) but 6.1-1ubuntu1.18.04 is to be installed
                       Depends: libncurses5 (= 6.1-1ubuntu1) but 6.1-1ubuntu1.18.04 is to be installed
                       Depends: libtinfo-dev (= 6.1-1ubuntu1) but it is not going to be installed
    E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
    
    $ sudo apt-get install libtinfo-dev
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    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 to resolve the situation:
    
    The following packages have unmet dependencies:
     libtinfo-dev : Depends: libtinfo5 (= 6.1-1ubuntu1) but 6.1-1ubuntu1.18.04 is to be installed
    E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
    Will you please help me correct this?

    I need that libncurses5-dev because it is required by Tizen studio installer.

  2. #2
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    Re: Please help insall libncurses5-dev on 18.04

    Exact same issue here.

  3. #3
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    Re: Please help insall libncurses5-dev on 18.04

    Quote Originally Posted by jeffpamplona View Post
    Exact same issue here.
    open up Software & Updates > Updates tab > make sure security and updates repos are enabled. Refresh sources.

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