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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0008697Kali LinuxKali Package Bugpublic2024-04-02 09:50
Reporteraabthaf Assigned Toarnaudr  
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionwon't fix 
Summary0008697: packet tracer can't install

To install the libgl1-nvidia-glx-i386 package on their system using apt-get, but they encounter an "Unable to locate package" error. This indicates that the package is not available in the repositories accessible by their system. Possible reasons for this issue include:

  1. Package Availability: The package may not be available in the default repositories for the user's system.
  2. Repository Misconfiguration: There could be a misconfiguration in the system's repository settings, leading to the package not being found.
  3. Package Name Discrepancy: The package name might differ slightly or be incorrect, causing the search to fail.
  4. Architecture Compatibility: The user may be trying to install a package for an architecture that is not supported or available in their repositories.
  5. Repository Update: The system's package lists may not be updated or synchronized properly with the repositories.

To resolve this issue, the user should:

  1. Check available packages using apt-cache search to verify if the package exists and to find the correct package name.
  2. Verify repository configurations (/etc/apt/sources.list and files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/) to ensure they are correctly set up.
  3. Ensure the correct package name and architecture are used in the installation command (sudo apt-get install package_name:architecture).
  4. Update the system's package lists using sudo apt update before attempting to install packages to fetch the latest package information from repositories.
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2024-04-01 22:27

reporter   ~0019090

  1. The package that packettracer cannot find is not the same as you have listed. There is utterly no reason for Packet Tracer to use nvidia packages.
  2. This is a Cisco issue, not a Kali nor Debian issue. Tell them to update their program to not use a deprecated library.


2024-04-02 09:50

manager   ~0019092

Already answered here: Closing.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2024-04-01 17:47 aabthaf New Issue
2024-04-01 17:47 aabthaf File Added: Screenshot from 2024-04-01 23-16-59.png
2024-04-01 22:27 Arszilla Note Added: 0019090
2024-04-02 09:50 arnaudr Note Added: 0019092
2024-04-02 09:50 arnaudr Assigned To => arnaudr
2024-04-02 09:50 arnaudr Status new => closed
2024-04-02 09:50 arnaudr Resolution open => won't fix