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

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sun Dec 4 21:11:20 CET 2016

On Sun, 4 Dec 2016 14:32:22 -0500
Donald Ziesig via Lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> It seems that the apt metadata got corrupted.  fpc was not the only 
> package that would not reinstall properly.  I had to reload the entire 
> thing and clear the apt cache.

Never had such a failure.

>  I installed the original fpc and it worked.


> I then removed fpc and downloaded lazarus-project_1.6.2.  Lazarus worked 
> (even though the installation said that there are 88 packages missing).  


> Where can I find out which packages are needed and how to install them?

For example 'apt-get -f install'.


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