I know Debian Squeeze (v6.0) is EOL and LTS officially ended in Feb. However, i have a few squeeze server (cant be upgraded for now) and i must monitor those Via SNMP. My problem is that all squeeze mirrors were removed and i for the life of me cant find the snmp daemon. I tried using the Wheezy source list, but im getting errors about dependencies it needs but wont be installed (see below). I assume because i need to perform a glibc update, but i cant do that (and risk breaking its current apps) . Does anyone know where one can find just the snmp daemon for squeeze?


root@localhost:~# apt-get install snmpd
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
aptitude : Depends: libapt-pkg4.12 (>= but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libboost-iostreams1.49.0 (>= 1.49.0-1) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libept1.4.12 (>= 1.0.9) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libstdc++6 (>= 4.6) but 4.4.5-8 is to be installed
Depends: libtinfo5 but it is not going to be installed
Recommends: aptitude-doc-en but it is not going to be installed or
Recommends: apt-xapian-index but it is not going to be installed
Recommends: libparse-debianchangelog-perl but it is not going to be installed
libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.11.3-4) but 2.13-38+deb7u10 is to be installed
locales : Depends: glibc-2.13-1
snmpd : Depends: libsnmp15 (>= 5.4.3~dfsg) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).


I just wanted to update to describe what i'm seeing. I have the correct entry and "apt-get update" runs without an issue. I suspect that the issue now is that i had run "apt-get update" using the wheezy source. How can i resolve this?

source.list entry

deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze contrib main non-free

Apt-Get Update

root@Localhost:~# apt-get update
Hit http://archive.debian.org squeeze Release.gpg
Ign http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/contrib Translation-en
Ign http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/main Translation-en
Ign http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/non-free Translation-en
Ign http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze/non-free Translation-en_US
Hit http://archive.debian.org squeeze Release
Hit http://archive.debian.org squeeze/contrib i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.debian.org squeeze/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.debian.org squeeze/non-free i386 Packages
Reading package lists... Done

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If you are using APT the relevant sources.list entries are like:
deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ hamm contrib main non-free
deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ bo bo-unstable contrib main non-free

  • Same issue. My source list now has "deb archive.debian.org/debian squeeze contrib main non-free". Im running "apt-get update" which seems to go thru fine, but "apt-get install snmpd" returns the same error
    – Joe
    Apr 14, 2016 at 20:55
  • Maybe because i ran an APT update using the wheezy source list? If so, how do i revert?
    – Joe
    Apr 14, 2016 at 21:14

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