apt install gnuradio fails due to depends

Asked by tomdean on 2019-07-26

I tried to install gnuradio. Is the package broken?
I do not seem to have any broken packages (sudo apt-get install -f)
dpkg shows no help packages

> sudo apt install gnuradio
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:
 gnuradio : Depends: libgnuradio-atsc3.7.11 but it is not going to be installed
            Depends: libgnuradio-comedi3.7.11 but it is not going to be installed
            Depends: libgnuradio-dtv3.7.11 but it is not going to be installed
            Depends: libgnuradio-fec3.7.11 but it is not going to be installed
            Depends: libgnuradio-wavelet3.7.11 but it is not going to be installed
            Recommends: python-qwt-qt5 but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

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2019-07-26
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2019-07-26
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tomdean (tomdean) said : #1

dpkg shows no packages on 'hold'

tomdean (tomdean) said : #2

My head appears to be somewhere else.
> uname -a
Linux Meerkat 5.0.0-21-generic #22+system76-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 16 19:57:52 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> cat /etc/os-release
NAME="Ubuntu"
VERSION="18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver)"
ID=ubuntu
ID_LIKE=debian
PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS"
VERSION_ID="18.04"
HOME_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="https://help.ubuntu.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/"
PRIVACY_POLICY_URL="https://www.ubuntu.com/legal/terms-and-policies/privacy-policy"
VERSION_CODENAME=bionic
UBUNTU_CODENAME=bionic

tomdean (tomdean) said : #3

Sorry, wrong forum.