Just wanted to add my input.  I just recently noticed the same thing.
Luckily i was just testing Zentyal, but when I installed python-apt after
reading the error message, apt seemed to completely break.  I would be
curious on a workaround/fix for this as well.


On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 9:28 AM, yayo (j) <jag...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have this problem: I'm tring to install the guest tools following this
> guide: https://www.ovirt.org/documentation/how-to/guest-
> agent/install-the-guest-agent-in-ubuntu/#for-ubuntu-1604
>
> This is the sources:
>
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial main restricted
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-updates main restricted
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial universe
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-updates universe
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial multiverse
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-updates multiverse
> deb http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-backports main restricted
> universe multiverse
>
> deb http://archive.zentyal.org/zentyal 5.0 main extra
>
> deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security main restricted
> deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security universe
> deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security multiverse
>
>
> But when I try to install, I have this error:
>
>
> root@vmdczen01:~# apt-get install ovirt-guest-agent
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
>
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  ovirt-guest-agent : Depends: python-apt but it is not going to be
> installed
> E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
>
>
> I've found that python-apt is in "main" repo:
>
>
> https://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/amd64/python-apt/download
>
>
> So, what's the problem?
>
>
> Can you help me?
> Thank you
>
>
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