Update is not succeeding when using Ubuntu Software Updater

Asked by Edwin M Culver on 2021-04-27

I am getting this error when using the Ubuntu software updater:

"This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be installed at the same time.
Transaction failed: Package dependencies cannot be resolved
 The following packages have unmet dependencies:

grub-efi-amd64-signed: Depends: grub2-common (>= 2.02~beta2-36ubuntu3.31) but 2.04-1ubuntu35.6 is to be installed"

Ubuntu 20.10
64 bit
Gnome 3.38.3

Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-8365U CPU @ 1.60GHz × 8
Graphics: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (WHL GT2)
Windowing system: Wayland

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Bernard Stafford (bernard010) said : #1

Log out -> Click on the Gear Icon to the right of the login -> Change to X11
Log In -> Open Ubuntu Software -> Click on search top left [magnifying glass icon] ->
Type: Synaptic Package Manager -> Install
Open Synaptic Package Manager -> Password Required
 [Optional right click icon on Dock select add to Favorites]
On Left lower Tab- Click on Custom Filters ->
On Left upper Click on Broken -> This will list all Broken Packages
You are able to Uninstall or Reinstall packages.
Documentation for Synaptic:
This is the Ubuntu preferred method of installing packages other than Snaps in the Snap Store.

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