Unable to install open-vm-tools


#1

Hello everyone,

I deployed UCS 4.1 from ova and trying to install open-vm-tools package gives the error:

Installation status
Confirmation
You cannot continue
The following packages will be installed or upgraded:
open-vm-tools
This operation causes problems in the following packages that cannot be resolved:
open-vm-tools

from cli:

root@srv-dc-01:~# univention-install open-vm-tools
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0-errata/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0-errata/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0-errata/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0-errata/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0-errata/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0-errata/amd64/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-0/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-0/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-1/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-1/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-2/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-2/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-3/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-3/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-4/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-4/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0/all/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0/amd64/ Release.gpg
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-0/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-0/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-1/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-1/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-2/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-2/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-3/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-3/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-4/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-4/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0/all/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0/amd64/ Release
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-0/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-0/amd64/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-1/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-1/amd64/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-2/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-2/amd64/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-3/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-3/amd64/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-4/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.0-4/amd64/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0/all/ Packages
Hit updates.software-univention.de 4.1-0/amd64/ Packages
Reading package lists…
Reading package lists…
Building dependency tree…
Reading state information…
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:
open-vm-tools : Depends: libxml-security-c16 but it is not installable
Recommends: ethtool but it is not installable
Recommends: zerofree but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Any idea how to solve?

Thanks


#2

Yes, please activate the Unmaintained-Repository and try again:

ucr set repository/online/unmaintained='yes'

(Or wait until [bug]40244[/bug] is resolved/released)


#3

Thanks @Grandjean, your workaround just works.


#4

How to know in which errata the bugfix will be deployed?

Thanks


#5

Hi, the errata update was released moments ago: errata.software-univention.de/ucs/4.1/62.html

To get emails for all UCS updates you can register for our UCS security updates newsletter at univention.com/about-us/newsletter/


#6

[quote=“damrose”]Hi, the errata update was released moments ago: errata.software-univention.de/ucs/4.1/62.html
To get emails for all UCS updates you can register for our UCS security updates newsletter at univention.com/about-us/newsletter/[/quote]

Thanks man!