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I tried all the commands

sudo apt-get build-dep build-essential
sudo apt-get install gcc
sudo apt-get install g++

But all time I am getting this error.

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 build-essential : Depends: gcc (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed
                   Depends: g++ (>= 4:4.4.3) but it is not going to be installed
E: Build-dependencies for build-essential could not be satisfied.
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Have you tried sudo apt-get update –  blade19899 Jan 10 at 12:09
    
@blade19899 yes also tried –  user85857 Jan 10 at 12:11
    
sudo apt-get install -f is also something one uses in this case –  blade19899 Jan 10 at 12:13
    
i tried but getting same error. –  user85857 Jan 10 at 12:28
    
Please see this post: askubuntu.com/questions/140246/… –  blade19899 Jan 10 at 12:57

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The command build-dep is used to install the dependencies of a package that you want to compile from source. Have you tried to execute

sudo apt-get install build-essential

?

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yes i tried this one too but getting same error. –  user85857 Jan 10 at 12:20
    
What version of ubuntu are you using? Is it a clean install or you've modified anything that could be relevant for package retrieval and installation (such as software repositories)? –  Antonio Jan 10 at 12:24
    
i am using 13.10 version. i tried installation of codeblock but quit it in the middle after that i tried a lot but getting same error. –  user85857 Jan 10 at 12:27
    
are you using any extra package repository other than the default ones? If yes try to disable them, run sudo apt-get update and then try again to install the packages –  Antonio Jan 10 at 12:44

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