Today I tried to install gradle using apt-get and it failed with the message
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.
gradle : Depends: libgradle-plugins-java (= 1.4-2ubuntu1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
Being a bit of a novice I had no idea how to resolve this. I tried sudo apt-get install libgradle-plugins-java but that couldn’t be resolved either.
After a bit of digging I needed to do the following to add a repository to apt-get so it could get all the dependencies.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cwchien/gradle
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gradle