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I uninstalled the "additional driver" app from the ubuntu software center. After that ,when I tried reinstalling it ,I am getting this error- Package dependencies cannot be resolved

How can I reinstall it again?

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post the output of sudo apt-get -f install –  Avinash Raj Mar 9 at 15:58
    
this @Avinash Raj- Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: jockey-common Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 438 not upgraded. –  Mohit S Gujarathi Mar 9 at 16:19
    
Run sudo apt-get autoremove command.After that try to install additional driver.If it still shows the error then post it's error report. –  Avinash Raj Mar 9 at 16:20
    
Thanks a lot. It got installed. BTW, being novice linux user,could you explain what was the problem –  Mohit S Gujarathi Mar 9 at 16:23
    
Yes. It worked.While you post the answer,also do explain what posssibly might have caused the error? –  Mohit S Gujarathi Mar 9 at 16:25

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From the comments, the output of sudo apt-get install -f command shows,

Reading package lists... 
Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... 
Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: 
jockey-common 
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them. 
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 438 not upgraded

The above error report shows clearly that you have to run sudo apt-get autoremove command to automatically remove all the unused packages.In your case it's jockey-common. While running sudo apt-get autoremove command, it removes automatically jockey-common package.And also sudo apt-get install -f will solve dependency problems.

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