E: Unmet dependencies - linux-image-amd64 : Depends: linux-i

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E: Unmet dependencies - linux-image-amd64 : Depends: linux-i

#1 Post by chadwic »

Any help appreciated !!

I am simply trying to run updates on a debian 9.4 virtual machine I inherited, I keep getting 'E: Unmet dependencies' message, I have tried apt upgrade, apt --fix-broken install, apt dist-upgrade, apt full-upgrade and all result in 'linux-image-amd64 : Depends: linux-image-4.9.0-15-amd64 but it is not installed'. I tried to remove and (re)install linux-image-amd64 which appeared to uninstall but failed to (re)install.

$ sudo apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
linux-image-amd64 : Depends: linux-image-4.9.0-15-amd64 but it is not installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution).


$ dpkg --get-selections|grep linux-image
linux-image-4.9.0-14-amd64 hold
linux-image-4.9.0-6-amd64 install
linux-image-4.9.0-8-amd64 install
linux-image-amd64 hold

$ uname -a
Linux debian-vm 4.9.0-14-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.240-1 (2020-10-29) x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ cat /etc/debian_version
9.4

$ hostnamectl
Static hostname: debian-vm
Icon name: computer-vm
Chassis: vm
Machine ID: 9d6a98a543ad01f982aaef5a540f4832
Boot ID: b1733743cc1d4e968f91f85dc2becde6
Virtualization: microsoft
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-14-amd64
Architecture: x86-64

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Re: E: Unmet dependencies - linux-image-amd64 : Depends: lin

#2 Post by arzgi »

chadwic wrote:Any help appreciated !!
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution).[/b]
Did you try this?

chadwic wrote: Virtualization: microsoft
Virtualization makes things always more complicated, can't you try on bare metal?

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Re: E: Unmet dependencies - linux-image-amd64 : Depends: lin

#3 Post by dilberts_left_nut »

Did you do an 'apt update' to update the current package lists?
You also seem to have some packages on hold - why?
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