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Scope

This article explains the cause and course of action if you get the error DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get install -f indicated dependency issues. Please correct. when trying to run Device Updates on a Datto appliance.

Cause

This error is caused by package dependency issues on the Datto OS. It means that the appliance is missing some of the packages needed to bring itself up to date.

Resolution

Because packaging errors happen due to a variety of causes, you must call Datto Technical Support to have one of our Tech Support Experts solve this issue. In the majority of cases, this can be resolved rather quickly.


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