Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: fonts-liberation (Ubuntu 10)



  • Hello, the thread's title is nothing else than the message that I receive when i click on the deb file of Vivaldi. The version is the latest one.

    All I wish to know is what this dependency is, or in another words, what is its use, and more importantly, where I can find it, so that I can install it. Many thanks for your time.

    [modedit] added Linux in title


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    Sorry, not reproducable with such information.

    Which OS version?
    Which Vivaldi version?



  • It's vivaldi-stable_1.14.1077.55-1_amd64 and Ubuntu 10.04.



  • @coltson said in Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: fonts-liberation:

    It's vivaldi-stable_1.14.1077.55-1_amd64 and Ubuntu 10.04.

    Ubuntu 10.04 reached it's EOL almost 5 years ago and the repositories have moved to http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/
    Your system is insecure and your package sources are effectively offline.

    glen@Xubarty:~$ distro-info --series lucid --release --fullname --days=eol
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" -1760
    

    You should install the latest LTS relesase, 16.04 Xenial.
    If you want to keep using lucid (not recommended) you can find old packages HERE

    or change your sources as shown HERE.




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    The Ubuntu is very old.

    Untested:

    sudo dpkg -i --ignore-depends=fonts-liberation vivaldi-stable_1.14.1077.55-1_amd64.deb
    sudo apt-get -f install 
    


  • Gwen, I prefer to install the font-liberation through source packages, so I would appreciate if you tell me where I can download the tar file.

    To Steffie, I cannot move to a newer system. Even if I could, I do not want to do so for nearby future.

    To CantankRus. Your last link says: "sudo apt-get install update-manager-core; do-release-upgrade"
    Would what that precisely do? Go to a newer version of Ubuntu?
    Outside that, I already



  • @coltson said in Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: fonts-liberation (Ubuntu 10):

    To CantankRus. Your last link says: "sudo apt-get install update-manager-core; do-release-upgrade"
    Would what that precisely do? Go to a newer version of Ubuntu?
    Outside that, I already

    The first link in my previous post pointed to old font-liberation downloads.
    "sudo apt-get install update-manager-core; do-release-upgrade" will upgrade the operating system to latest release but I don't think this will even work from such an old release.
    You would need to do a fresh install.
    Why do you not want to install a currently supported release?

    glen@Xubarty:~$ distro-info --all -rf --days=eol
    Ubuntu 4.10 "Warty Warthog" -4330
    Ubuntu 5.04 "Hoary Hedgehog" -4146
    Ubuntu 5.10 "Breezy Badger" -3982
    Ubuntu 6.06 LTS "Dapper Drake" -3159
    Ubuntu 6.10 "Edgy Eft" -3604
    Ubuntu 7.04 "Feisty Fawn" -3427
    Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" -3246
    Ubuntu 8.04 LTS "Hardy Heron" -2492
    Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex" -2869
    Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope" -2693
    Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" -2505
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" -1764
    Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" -2158
    Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" -1957
    Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" -1764
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" -316
    Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" -1392
    Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" -1501
    Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" -1330
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" 405
    Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" -959
    Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" -775
    Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" -594
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" 1140
    Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" -231
    Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" -42
    Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" 133
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" 1875
    


  • @coltson said in Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: fonts-liberation (Ubuntu 10):

    To Steffie, I cannot move to a newer system. Even if I could, I do not want to do so for nearby future.

    I agree, old tech rulz. Here i am running Vivaldi very satisfactorily on my abacus, but tomorrow i plan to upgrade it to my typewriter instead. For portability i also run it on my sliderule. Modern new-fangled glitzy tech, who wants it, who needs it? Pffffft.


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    @coltson said in Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: fonts-liberation (Ubuntu 10):

    font-liberation

    Download at https://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/all/fonts-liberation/download and install the package with dpkg or unpack the deb file and the data.tar.gz with ark and install the .ttf font files by hand.



  • Created a folder called /usr/share/fonts/truetype/liberation and manually copied all the .ttf from the fonts liberarion package to it. Vivaldi's deb package did not find it.

    Then tried to install the deb package of fonts-liberation. Received a error message saying "installing fonts liberation would break ttf-liberation and desconfiguration is not permitted (--auto-deconfigure might help)"

    Finally, tried:

    sudo dpkg -i --ignore-depends=fonts-liberation vivaldi-stable_1.14.1077.55-1_amd64.deb
    sudo apt-get -f install

    and received:

    "dpkg-deb: file `vivaldi-stable_1.14.1077.55-1_amd64.deb' contains ununderstood data member data.tar.xz , giving up
    dpkg: error processing vivaldi-stable_1.14.1077.55-1_amd64.deb (--install):
    subprocess dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile returned error exit status 2"

    Unless there is a easy way around these problems, I will give up.

    To CantankRus: Because I like it and I am fairly satisfied with it. Nonetheless, as I said before: " I cannot move to a newer system". This makes the want part irrelevant.
    To Steffi:
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  • @coltson
    I like a lot of things that are bad for me.
    Curious to know why you cannot move to a newer release?

    It seems lucid used the package ttf-liberation which is probably already installed and fonts-liberation breaks.

    I use the following method to install the old opera browser which has unsatisfiable gstreamer dependencies.

    Try installing the vivaldi deb with sudo dpkg --force-all -i <deb file>
    After install, edit /var/lib/dpkg/status (Make a backup before editing).
    Search the file for "vivaldi" and remove any unsatisfiable dependencies from the "Depedencies:" line and clear the "Recommends:" line.
    This will stop warnings when you run an update.



  • @steffie who needs this crap when we still have IE6 running on Windows XP?


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