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I wanted to install gparted on Linux Mint with sudo apt-get install gparted. But it didn't work. It had shown me the same message before when I wanted to install other packages. When I try to install something with the software manager, it shows me this: "installing this package could cause irreparable damage to your system".

The message from the terminal:

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
 gnupg : Depends: gpgv (= 2.2.4-1ubuntu1.2)
 libpython3.6 : Depends: libpython3.6-stdlib (= 3.6.5-3) but 3.6.8-1~18.04.1 is to be installed
 openjdk-11-jre-headless : Depends: ca-certificates-java but it is not going to be installed
 openjdk-8-jre-headless : Depends: ca-certificates-java but it is not going to be installed
 python3.7 : Depends: libpython3.7-stdlib (= 3.7.3-2~18.04.1) but 3.7.0-1~18.04 is to be installed
 python3.7-minimal : Depends: libpython3.7-minimal (= 3.7.3-2~18.04.1) but 3.7.0-1~18.04 is to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

I tried apt --fix-broken install but that didn't help.

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You can probably install the package using the below:

Make sure the repo sources are up to date

sudo apt-get update

To install the package.

sudo apt-get install packagename

Once the package determines that you have some missing dependencies, run the following command to fix broken or missing dependencies.

sudo apt-get install -f

Above command will only download the missing dependencies if you have already installed the package.

Also, if your release is jessie (lsb_release -a) try installing jessie-backports and retry installation.

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    Thanks! I will try it out, and say if i get any more errors! – Linux Beginner Jul 3 at 14:56

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