When we try to install anything using
sudo apt-get install ...we may get dependency errors.
when I'm trying install OpenSSH Server on my machine , I got few dependency error.
sudo apt-get install openssh-server reading package lists... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable or been moved out of Incoming. distribution that some required packages have not yet been created The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: openssh-server : Depends: libwrap0 (>= 7.6-4~) but it is not installable Recommends: ssh-import-id but it is not installable E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
Snap shot of error message:
Steps to resolve:
Attaching snapshots of each step for better understanding.
1. apt-get update (Sudo is not required when you logged in as root)
You may see Hash mismatch Errors.
2. apt-get install -f
3. rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/*
4. apt-get update
Once Done, Install openssh Package.
4. apt-get install openssh-server
5. To check the status of ssh server
service ssh status