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Raspberry Pi For Dummies by Mike Cook, Sean McManus

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Fixing Software Installation Issues

The apt package manager should enable you to cleanly install and remove software. If software isn’t working, try removing it and then reinstalling it as described in Chapter 5.

Packages often require other packages (called dependencies) to work. The package manager looks after these dependencies for you, but in the event they get broken, you can fix dependencies using

sudo apt-get -f install

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