I have an issue upon installing kubuntu-desktop package, the problem is that I can't install package software-properties-kde which depends another package called python3-software-properties where required version is My Linux Mint PPA downloads version 1.8.4, the problem was solved by using bionic PPA

sudo apt install -t bionic-updates python3-software-properties 

But after this, here's another problem with which I stuck. While I'm trying to install software-properties-kde I have encountered with dpkg issue, it says about archive processing error, here's the error log:

dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/software-properties-kde_0. (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/software-properties-kde.1.gz', which is also in package mintsources 1.8.4
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

The executed command was sudo apt install software-properties-kde

After searching among internet I haven't found any solution.


For those who need answer. I have resolved it by force overwrite:

sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite <filename>

In my case:

sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives/software-properties-kde_0.

and then successfully executed sudo apt install kubuntu-desktop

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