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I originally posted this on this forum post, but thought it would be best to open a new thread. If I should have simply posted on the other forum, my apologies.

I am also having issues installing OG on Ubuntu 12.04.

When I run:

apt-get install opengeo

I get the following:

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:
opengeo : Depends: opengeo-server (>= 4.0.0) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Mind you, this is my very first time using Linux, so if I am simply missing a command or step not noted in the outline provided here, then my apologies.

Thank you in advance for any help, and please let me know if I can provide any more information to help better understand the issue.

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Try "sudo apt-get install opengeo-server" and see if the broken package can be fixed. – LandArch Oct 29 '13 at 16:29
Running your suggestion now is stating that opengeo-server depends on opengeo-tomcat6. I am running tomcat7. Do I need to remove tc7 and install tc6? – evv_gis Oct 29 '13 at 17:04
Now you are getting beyond my expertise. If nothing else depends on Tc7 it wouldn't hurt to try. Or "sudo apt-get remove opengeo" this might remove 7 if it is not needed by other programs. – LandArch Oct 29 '13 at 19:31
I am getting around this by installing the individual components of OpenGeo one-at-a-time. Slowly but surely I'll get this all figured out. Anyways, thanks for your help! – evv_gis Oct 29 '13 at 19:46
@evv_gis If you could provide the output of apt-get install opengeo-server it would be helpful to know exactly why the package won't install. As for your workaround of installing the packages you want and deploy them in your version of tomcat, that is indeed what I would suggest. – jdeolive Oct 29 '13 at 22:01

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