Debian: dist-upgrade removes gnome and many other stuff

I am (was) running the Debian Sid and faced a major update problem few days ago. It was weekend and I was just going to upgrade stuff, did sudo apt-get update, then sudo apt-get upgrade. Then I...

Ubuntu / DigitalOcean - Unable to fetch packages to install git on a fresh install

Just started with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my digitalocean droplet and I'm trying to install git. My first attempt failed to install some packages - [email protected]:~# sudo apt-get install...

can't delete broken mysql install nor fix dependencies (Kali 2)

In the process of upgrading my Kali2 distrib, I ran into a chicken-and-egg problem. When I try to install something (anything) or even to autoremove, I get this: [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get...