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[ubuntu] package will not install even though missing dependency is

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm trying to install sun-java6, the missing dependency is oracle-java7-jre,, which IS installed. Help please. I have read the man page, --ignore-deps does not work, --force depends does not work, none of the posts I have found so far work. Any gurus out there? Thanks in advance... root@pooter:/home/sagetv# dpkg -i sun-java6-jre_1.7.0+update5-2~ppa1~precise_all.deb --ignore-depends=oracle-java7-jre (Reading database ... 425212 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace sun-java6-jre 1.7.0+update5-2~ppa1~precise (using sun-java6-jre_1.7.0+update5-2~ppa1~prec (Hardware)