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I'm trying to install Simon using these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:grasch-simon-listens/simon
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install simon

but I'm getting this error:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 simon : Depends: libattica0 but it is not installable

How can I install required dependencies.

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For Ubuntu 12.04 Try this after you added the PPA:

Open a terminal and type in:

sudo apt-get install gdebi-core
mkdir -p simon/DEBIAN
dpkg -e simon_0.3.0-1ubuntu8_amd64.deb simon/DEBIAN
dpkg -x simon_0.3.0-1ubuntu8_amd64.deb simon/ 
gedit simon/DEBIAN/control

In GEDIT, search for libattica0 and change it to libattica0.3

Save and close gedit

Type in terminal:

dpkg -b ./simon simon_0.3.0-1ubuntu8_amd64.deb
sudo gdebi simon_0.3.0-1ubuntu8_amd64.deb

Simon should install now...

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In the builds present in the ppa:grasch-simon-listens/simon there is a build for Ubuntu version 12.04 LTS.

More recent Ubuntu version (>= 14.04 LTS) will have simon Install banshee available from the universe repository.

Alternatively we can always install software from the source available for download from the Simon KDE Project or from it's Launchpad branch.

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I have that installed already. – Alen Jan 3 '13 at 13:08

in ubuntu package currently being released. I simply typed.

sudo apt-get install simon

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-1 OP already tried to install that package and it didn't work. – David Foerster Mar 28 at 13:51

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