• error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)


    Hello!
    Since perl have been updated I cant update whole system by “sudo pacman -Syu”.
    It tells me:

    [[email protected] ~]$ sudo pacman -Syu
    :: Synchronising package databases...
     antergos is up to date
     core is up to date
     extra is up to date
     community is up to date
     multilib is up to date
     DEB_Arch_Extra                                                                                      1952.0   B  0.00B/s 00:00 [#############################################################################] 100%
     DEB_Arch_Extra.sig                                                                                   280.0   B  0.00B/s 00:00 [#############################################################################] 100%
    :: Starting full system upgrade...
    resolving dependencies...
    looking for conflicting packages...
    error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
    :: gnome-perl: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    :: gnome-vfs-perl: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    :: gnomecanvas-perl: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    :: perl-gnome2-wnck: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    :: perl-goo-canvas: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    :: perl-gtk2-imageview: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    :: perl-gtk2-unique: installing perl (5.26.0-1) breaks dependency 'perl<5.25'
    

    I can update any other package but only by hand, using pacman to update just it.
    So how can I break dependency of perl versions?

  • Perhaps Shutter is installed? I know that this can cause your problem to occur.

  • @Keegan
    Yes! Thank you!
    That was it!

    All those problem packages was needed only by Shutter.
    Removing solved the problem!

  • Thanks! Glad I could help🙂.

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