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How do I resolve unmet dependencies?

After I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I am not able to get Skype, Picasa , Adobe flash player and such similar applications. When I try to install these, I get this message:

Failed to satisfy all dependencies,The following packages have unmet dependencies

 depends: libgcc1(>=1:4.1.1) but 1:4.6..3-1 is installed. 
 Software index is broken, pl use the package manager"synaptic" or run 
sudo apt_get install -f in a terminal to fix the issue first. 

As I am not a computer expert, I am not able to follow and take action. Hence kindly let me know how to get over the problem by giving me the way I should go step by step.

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marked as duplicate by jokerdino, Mitch, Jorge Castro, Thomas W., Jjed Sep 13 '12 at 13:56

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Someone please help me out?? –  Atique Sep 13 '12 at 11:11
Did you try the suggested: sudo apt-get install -f? –  Tom Regner Sep 13 '12 at 11:13

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Run this in terminal:

sudo apt-get install -f
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