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John Graham johngavingraham at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 4 14:21:49 PDT 2009


> sam at sam-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install g++
> [sudo] password for sam:
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Couldn't find package g
> sam at sam-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install g77
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Couldn't find package g77
> sam at sam-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install bison
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Package bison is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source
> E: Package bison has no installation candidate
> sam at sam-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install gawk
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Couldn't find package gawk
> sam at sam-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install texinfo
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Package texinfo is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source
> However the following packages replace it:
>   info
> E: Package texinfo has no installation candidate
> sam at sam-desktop:~$


They didn't, I'm afraid - try running 'sudo apt-get update' and trying again.

John G



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