[PD] Puredata Extended dependencies installing problem in Xubuntu

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Wed Dec 23 20:10:23 CET 2009

Hey Fernando,

You can either download the ttf-bitstream-vera directly and install  
it, or try a nightly build:


I think some people posted builds for 0.41.4 too, check the archives.


On Dec 22, 2009, at 6:41 PM, Fernando Gadea wrote:

> Hi!
> I am trying to install Puredata in a "just installed and updated"  
> Xubuntu.
> I have tryed these versions from http://puredata.info/downloads:  
> Ubuntu Hardy, Jaunty and Debian's Stable Lenny, and all of them  
> gives me the following error.
> Error: La dependencia no se puede satisfacer: ttf-bitstream-vera  
> ("Error: the dependency could not be satisfyed")
> After searching for it in the web, downloading and installing this  
> font, several dependency errors follow, and the list seems  
> unfinishable (I didn't finish it).
> This problem does not show up with the vanilla version downloadable  
> with "Install and Remove Applications" in Xubuntu.
> Does anybody knows anything about this problem? Should I satisfy all  
> dependencies? Does Puredata work only with this particular font?
> Best! (and thankyou for any tip)
> My sistem data:
> Xubuntu 9.10
> HP Pavilion dv1680 - Intel Centrino T2400 Core Duo 1.83 Ghz 1 Gb RAM
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