Unable to install mate-core on Debian Sid

Joe Gullo surfrock66 at surfrock66.com
Mon May 30 17:58:27 UTC 2016

Mate is unable to be installed in Debian Sid.  I am unable to install
mate-core, mate-desktop-environment and mate-desktop-environment-core
because marco is at an incompatible version in the Debian Sid repos.  Marco
1.12.1-1 is in the repo, but the other packages require 1.14.0.

It appears that marco 1.12.1 is from November 2015, and marco is actually
currently at 1.14.2.

surfrock66 at sr66-darter:~$ sudo apt-get install mate-core
mate-desktop-environment mate-desktop-environment-core
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:
 mate-desktop-environment-core : Depends: marco (>= 1.14.0) but 1.12.1-1 is
to be installed
                                 Depends: mate-control-center (>= 1.14.0)
but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
surfrock66 at sr66-darter:~$

Joe Gullo
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