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Re: Upgrading from RH7.3 to FC1

I started on Steve's instructions that I posted to


but I'm getting a mesage about apt requiring some python and gnupg 
libraries and it won't install.

I set the new source in /etc/apt/sources.list (and disabled all other 

I did the 'apt-get update'. It went fine.

I did 'apt-get install apt' and it blew chunks.
 > Reading Package Lists... Done
 > Collecting File Provides... Done
 > Building Dependency Tree... 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.
 > Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely
 > that the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
 > that package should be filed.
 > The following information may help to resolve the situation:
 > Sorry, but the following packages have unmet dependencies:
 >   apt: Depends: /usr/bin/python
 >       Depends: gnupg but it is not going to be installed
 > E:  Sorry, broken packages

So, what gives? Why does apt need python or gnupg? That seems awfully 
... bloated for apt. It didn't seem to need these before.

I also tried apt-get -m and apt-get -f to see if that helped. Same 
result - broken packages.

What now, brown cow?


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