Ubuntu – Unable to install samba on ubuntu 14.04

14.04sambasoftware installation

Trying to install samba and get this error

anil@anil:~$ sudo apt-get  install  samba 
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:
 samba : Depends: samba-common (= 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.4) but 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.8 is to be installed
         Depends: samba-common-bin (= 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.4) but 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.8 is to be installed
         Depends: samba-dsdb-modules but it is not going to be installed
         Depends: samba-libs (= 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.4) but 2:4.1.6+dfsg-1ubuntu2.14.04.8 is to be installed
         Recommends: samba-vfs-modules but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Best Answer

  • run command

    sudo apt-get -f install
    sudo apt-get install samba
    

    it will install broken dependencies.if problem not resolved then use link where good explaination of resolving it .

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