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The apt-get command doesn't work. When I try this sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get this:

dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libc6:amd64:
libc6:amd64 depends on libgcc1; however:
Package libgcc1 is not installed.
libc6:amd64 depends on tzdata; however:
Package tzdata is not installed.

dpkg: error processing libc6:amd64 (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of multiarch-support:
multiarch-support depends on libc6 (>= 2.3.6-2); however:
Package libc6:amd64 is not configured yet.

dpkg: error processing multiarch-support (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:


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The architecture of your system is x32 or x64? Please, edit your answer telling us the output of the sudo apt-get install (something) command. – Lucio Nov 22 '12 at 20:44

Been there, you've tried to install something made for a different release. It's repairable but reinstall is quicker, specially if your /home isn't part of root (/) mount point.

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The architecture of my system is x64. – Mj125 Nov 23 '12 at 4:40

sudo apt-get install dependency name

Sometimes dependencies are because the dependencies are in a different repo than you have like cinnamon there are 2 repos for it you need the right one to get all the packages for it

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Here my solution in another question:

But here you have to force the status the libc6 to installed.

Read my other answer to understand how to force status installed to a package.

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