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When I try to install libtiff on my 64-bit Ubuntu, I get the following error:

sudo apt-get install libtiff
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package libtiff is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'libtiff' has no installation candidate
ubuntu@ip-10-119-97-123:/mnt$ libtiff-memcached

libtiff-memcached: command not found
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libtiff has no installation candidate. Your choices are:

sudo apt-get install libtiff4

for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04, and Ubuntu 13.10 ... or

sudo apt-get install libtiff5

for Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10.
You can also install libtiff4 and libtiff5 from the Ubuntu Software Center.

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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libtiff4

These commands will install libtiff on your 64 bit machine. You can use http://packages.ubuntu.com/ to search for the packages you need. In this case, it is http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/libtiff4

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