[Lazarus] Trouble [re-]installing fpc from SourceForge (and other sources)

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Dec 3 21:56:38 CET 2016

On Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:00:56 -0500
Donald Ziesig via Lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> I have been trying to upgrade to lazarus 1.6.2 on *Linux Mint Sarah* 
> with no success.  After days of failure, I decided to revert to 1.6.0 
> using the .deb files from SourceForge.  Then using Synaptic for 1.6.0.  
> Lastly using apt-get from the command line. In all cases, the 
> installation of *fpc *fails.
> It used to work till I started this upgrade.
> All attempts to get fpc working fail, essentially the same way:
> ┌[ 2001  2.3.0 19:30:33 ~ ]
> └> fpc  
> The program 'fpc' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
> sudo apt install fp-compiler-3.0.0

Please try this: 
- uninstall the lazarus package and all fp- packages.
- update your system
- download the new lazarus-project_1.6.2 package from our sourceforge
  site and install it.
- If your installer did not automatically install the dependencies,
  install them now


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