linux-headers-liquorix-amd64 have held broken packages
kingoslo
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Hello there:

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~$ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-liquorix-amd64
[sudo] password for marius:
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:
 linux-headers-liquorix-amd64 : Depends: linux-headers-3.19-2.dmz.1-liquorix-amd64 (= 3.19-1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.


I have:

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~$ cat /etc/debian_version
7.8
~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
#

# deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 7.8.0 _Wheezy_ - Official amd64 NETINST Binary-1 20150110-14:41]/ wheezy main

# deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 7.8.0 _Wheezy_ - Official amd64 NETINST Binary-1 20150110-14:41]/ wheezy main

deb http://debian.man.ac.uk/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free
deb-src http://debian.man.ac.uk/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free

deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free

# wheezy-updates, previously known as 'volatile'
deb http://debian.man.ac.uk/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://debian.man.ac.uk/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free

deb-src http://liquorix.net/debian sid main
deb http://liquorix.net/debian sid main


Any ideas?

Thanks.

Kind regards,
Marius
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techAdmin
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3.19-2.dmz.2 is the current version.

Try running apt-get update again, then try the whole thing again.

If you still see issues, there may be an issue with the metapackage.

Also show, after running apt-get update again, and if you have issues still:
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apt-cache policy linux-headers-liquorix-amd64

apt-cache show linux-headers-liquorix-amd64


The show in particular will show if there is an actual problem in the dependencies of the metapackage, the policy will show what versions are actually in apt repos.

Also show inxi -r
to make sure we have all the repos, if there are further issues.
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stevepusser
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The OP has Debian Wheezy, so does not have the gcc-4.9 that the header package depends on. However, the MEPIS community repository does have Wheezy-compatible backports of the kernels in the testing repo: main.mepis-deb.org/
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ds
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I ran into this same issue on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 and the Liquorix 4.9 builds, and had to install gcc-6 to resolve it.
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