I've been trying to install Gnome on my Debian, I used i3wm previously, and I wanted to install Gnome for some demonstration purpose. I tried the command

sudo apt-get install gnome

And while installing, I was given an error while unpacking LibreOffice.

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How can I resolve this? I have even tried fixing broken installs using the command

sudo apt --fix-broken install

But still, it gives the same error as stated above.

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    Please repost the output of your command in plain text (between the {} tags). – ajgringo619 Nov 30 '19 at 17:25
  • For some demonstration purpose it might work well enough with a live or persistent live system, and there is a current Debian live iso file with Gnome, that you can find via this link. Try it :-) – sudodus Nov 30 '19 at 18:55

The LibreOffice packages in Debian conflict with the OpenOffice packages you currently have installed. If you want to install GNOME 3, you’ll need to remove the OpenOffice packages:

sudo apt purge openoffice\*

You will then be able to install GNOME:

sudo apt install gnome

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