Shell/Bash: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages Example

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Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

sudo apt-get install -f
sudo dpkg --configure -a

Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

$ sudo dpkg --list

then look for a package with the name of the one you're trying to install
eg mysql and purge them by name. I repeat by name. 

$sudo apt-get purge 





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