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#2 Re: Other Issues » Bluetooth Install Problem on Chimaera » 2023-03-15 05:51:41

My issue is that I was unaware that apt my preferences are set up so as to not install dbus, I'm running a Devuan derivative - Forge OS so part of the learning curve for me.

#3 Re: Other Issues » Bluetooth Install Problem on Chimaera » 2023-03-15 04:35:28

Thanks for the input:-) here is my
apt-cache policy dbus
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: (none)
  Version table:
     1.12.24-0+deb11u1devuan1 -1
        500 chimaera/main amd64 Packages

#4 Other Issues » Bluetooth Install Problem on Chimaera » 2023-03-14 19:26:07

Replies: 5

Chimaera thinkpadl520 5.10.0-21-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.162-1 (2023-01-21) x86_64 GNU/Linux

Using sys-v init

install  sudo apt install bluetooth
Reading package lists... Done 
Building dependency tree... Done
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:             
 bluez : Depends: dbus but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

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