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I am trying to get the libusb-dev package installed through Synaptics libusb-dev: Depends: libusb-0.1-4 (= 2:0.1.12-14) but 2:0.1.12-14ubuntu0.2 is to be installed E: Broken packages I have also tried sudo ...
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    libusb-dev package won't install


    I am trying to get the libusb-dev package installed through Synaptics

    libusb-dev: Depends: libusb-0.1-4 (= 2:0.1.12-14) but 2:0.1.12-14ubuntu0.2 is to be installed E: Broken packages

    I have also tried sudo apt-get install libusb-dev but the same result.
    Can someone help me please?
    Thx,
    -keevill

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    Are you using Debian or Ubuntu, because it's trying to install an ubuntu package. Post the contents of the file /etc/apt/sources.list please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reed9 View Post
    Are you using Debian or Ubuntu, because it's trying to install an ubuntu package. Post the contents of the file /etc/apt/sources.list please.
    Yes I am using Ubuntu but I thought that since it was a 'deb' file, then it was Debian.
    As you can see, I am a newbie to Linux
    Thx for any help you can give.
    -keevill-

    # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 10.04 LTS _Lucid Lynx_ - Release i386 (20100429)]/ lucid main restricted
    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
    # newer versions of the distribution.

    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid main restricted
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid main restricted

    ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
    ## distribution.

    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
    ## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid universe
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid universe

    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    ## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
    ## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
    ## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
    ## security team.
    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid multiverse
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid multiverse

    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports'
    ## repository.
    ## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
    ## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
    ## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
    ## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
    ## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    # deb Index of /ubuntu lucid-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    # deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid-backports main restricted universe multiverse

    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
    ## 'partner' repository.
    ## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
    ## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid partner
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid partner

    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid-security main restricted
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid-security main restricted
    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid-security universe
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid-security universe
    deb Index of /ubuntu lucid-security multiverse
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu lucid-security multiverse

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