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can't install apache2

I want to install SSL Certificate but I can’t install apache2.

when I type

sudo apt-get install apache2

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: apache2 : Depends: apache2-bin (= 2.4.41-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+5) but it is not installable E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.


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Hello @cloud474606,

Have you tried updating your system? You’ll need to

sudo apt-get update

Once it finishes, do

sudo apt-get upgrade

Then try to install Apache again. If it fails, you’ll need to go back to a state there all dependencies are satisfied:

 sudo apt-get install -f

Try to remove all Apache stuff:

sudo dpkg --purge --force-depends "apache*"

Reinstall now all necessary dependencies:

 sudo apt-get install -f

Now you can give the Apache installation a new try. If the problem persists, please provide more information.

Regards, KDSys