I was setting up a webserver on Debian 7 but ran in to a dependency issue for nginx. It said I needed libssl0.9.8. Well I had libssl1.0.x which left me wondering was it in compatible. Yes it is. I needed to download the deb and install it.
[email protected]:~# apt-get install nginx nginx-light php5-fpm php5-gd php5-curl php5-mysql libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libssl-dev is already the newest version. 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: nginx-light : Depends: libssl0.9.8 (>= 0.9.8m-1) but it is not installable E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
wget the correct deb http://snapshot.debian.org/package/openssl098/0.9.8o-7/#libssl0.9.8_0.9.8o-7
Then install it.
sudo dpkg -i libssl0.9.8_0.9.8o-7_i386.deb