Questions concerning package dependencies, in dpkg/apt, which are used as Ubuntu's package manager.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
80 views

Broken dependency after upgrading ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 LTS but few packages are broken. I tried to run the command apt-get -f install and dpkg --configure -a but nothing worked for me. Please help .. here is the output ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Unmet dependency in 14.04 installing printer

i've been using my Canon MP550 printer for some ubuntu versions now, and installation always worked: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Dependency issues preventing update

I'm trying to do routine software upgrades but made the mistake a while back of installing acestream:i386, which broke a fair amount of stuff. When I run apt-get upgrade, I get the following: E: ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) after installing octave

I was trying to install the octave signal package with sudo apt-get install octave-signal But I get the following wall of text. I have to idea where to begin and how to fix it. What would you ...
-1
votes
1answer
39 views

In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

The following packages have unmet dependencies. gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad [closed]

i found a lot of thems with this question, but noone helped me. Here is what i'm trying to do: apt-get install -f 'gstreamer1.0*' gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg ... The following packages have unmet ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

Dependencies problem with x2go

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. I can't update Ubuntu, because I always have problems with x2go. See message below: dependency problems prevent configuration of openssh-server: ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

dependency problems prevent configuration

I've gotten my Ubuntu server into an inconsistent state. I've read through a thread on a similar issue but am still unsure how best to proceed. Here is some info: # dpkg --print-architecture amd64 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to call a script to remove apt-get cache when DPKG installation fails while checking for dependencies in control file provided to equivs-build?

I have created a deb package abc.deb which successfully installs one application (web-server) when all dependencies (like python-dev, python-pip, etc) specified in Depends: <list of ...
0
votes
2answers
36 views

How to resolve depedancy issues with software not obtained from a repository

Ok so i have found that the Ubuntu software centre has excessively outdated builds posted for nearly every piece of software i attempt to install. The only solution i can think of is to download the ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

python-software-properties unmet dependencies Ubuntu 12.04

I just got a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server and I am trying to get add-apt-repository. For that I need the package python-software-properties. However, when I try to install it with apt-get, I actually ...
-3
votes
0answers
14 views

BeatHazard Humble Bundle Not Installing? [duplicate]

Ive tried to install beat hazard from a humble bundle pack from awhile ago on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm getting cannot install nvidia-experimental:i386 I tried doing this as it kept asking for more ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Error Installing lxc 1.0.0

I am trying to install lxc 1.0.0 but I get this error when I run this command I have added the following repos to my sources.lst file deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-lxc/daily/ubuntu saucy main ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

MySQL Installation Error [duplicate]

I'm trying to install MySQL like this: sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql but I get this always: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
-1
votes
0answers
23 views

Error while installing VLC [duplicate]

I am having trouble installing acestream on Elementary OS for some reason. When I add this repository it gives me an error. Can somebody please explain to me why this is happening? The following ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

Dependency is not satisfiable error

I am a new user to Ubuntu and seeking for help on installing a mod for Nautilus. I am running 12.04 on 32 bit machine. I do not know hot to compile all these files or what I am doing wrong. I ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Unmet dependency issue installing libmapnik

I'm trying to install CartoDB, and have run into the dreaded "you may have requested an impossible situation" message: $ sudo apt-get install -y libmapnik-dev python-mapnik mapnik-utils Reading ...
0
votes
3answers
99 views

Install older version of software and dependencies

I need to install R 3.0.2 because a needed library isn't compatible with 3.0.3 yet (the latest). I can install the older version of R like so: sudo apt-get install r-base=3.0.2-1precise0 However ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Wine will not install on Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit or Dell Inspiron 3421

Good afternoon community After two relentless two days of research on this issue in which I found several convesas but unfortunately nothing that solved my Wine does not install . When I know to ...
1
vote
1answer
126 views

Update Manager crashes, says it needs 3.2.0.58.69 but linux-image-generic on system is 3.2.0.59.70 [duplicate]

Recently Update Manager ceased working. Ubuntu Software Centre, when I enter it instead, offers to repair, then fails and offers to repair again, and so on. This is the key sentence I keep getting ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Unable to install ccmake [duplicate]

[Preface: I have seen similar questions, but that did not help me and so this new question. To explain in more detail, I followed the steps in How do I resolve unmet dependencies?, without rectifying ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

problem with dependencies after uninstall dpkg-dev [duplicate]

I installed manually some drivers and since then I can't install nothing more. So I tried to reinstall dpkg with this: sudo dpkg --purge --force-d But now I cant do anything... Please, does anyone ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

libc6-amd64 dependency problem while installing autodesk aldmflexnetserver

command sudo dpkg -i adlmflexnetserver_7.0.51-1_amd64.deb log Unpacking adlmflexnetserver (from adlmflexnetserver_7.0.51-1_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

I want to install cudaminer but compile fails due to libcurl

~/CudaMiner/./configure checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking target system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking ...
0
votes
2answers
23 views

Remove config files of any package

How would I remove the config files of any package, or do apt-get purge and re-install it without removing any of its dependencies? Thanks!
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Cannot install libgles2-mesa-dev

When I try this following commands on Ubuntu 12.04: sudo apt-get install libgles2-mesa-dev-lts-raring I get the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
3
votes
2answers
190 views

Replace openjdk with oracle-jdk on Ubuntu

I have an ubuntu system and I want to replace my openjdk with oracle-jdk. However if I remove my open-jdk and then install oracle-jdk, when I try to install some packages they want to install ...
1
vote
2answers
56 views

can't update wine

I'm using wine 1.6.1 and want to upgrade to 1,7,13 but it always every time want update: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: wine1.7-amd64 (= ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Packages are failing to install due to broken packages

I'm unsure how to get around the following, help is appreciated! $ sudo apt-get autoremove [sudo] password for heath: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Restoring Ubuntu To Its 'Fresh Install State'

I am recently started using Ubuntu. I installed a 12.04 LTS. Some where on internet I read about Softwhere mapping. My friend had his Ubuntu running fine so he mapped his Ubuntu (using aptoncd)to my ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

Trying to make Install zulucrypt but cannot find packages

I have downloaded the source code of zulucrypt from http://code.google.com/p/zulucrypt/ because there is no .deb file. This is my first time to install from source and i need a little help by doing ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

libglui-dev in Saucy

I want to install libglui-dev on laptop running Saucy. It is not available in the store or through synaptic as there is no version for saucy. So, I downloaded the .deb file for libglui2c2 , which was ...
0
votes
0answers
266 views

TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 dependency install problem

This is my first time using this forum and I am relatively new to ubuntu. I installed TeamViewer on another machine running 12.04 no problem. I have the same errors as the OP in this post: ...
0
votes
0answers
289 views

Unable to install the netflix desktop

I can't seem to get the Netflix desktop installed, I've gone through a lot of the different notes on the forums here and else where, but I can't seem to get this figured out running Ubuntu 13.10: ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Trying to install libapache2-mod-wsgi on Ubuntu 12.04, but it says I have unmet dependencies

I have upgraded my server from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04, but when I run Apache2, it doesn't understand WSGI, I I tried to install it with: # apt-get install libapache2-mod-wsgi It complained, saying: ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Unmet dependencies when trying to install curl [duplicate]

I have been struggling to fix this problem for 3 hours by now.I have searched for solution on this forum but so far anything that i have tried didn't help. When I try to run the following command: ...
0
votes
2answers
294 views

Cannot install gcc-4.8 because of unmet dependencies

I was trying to upgrade gcc-4.8.1 to gcc-4.8.2 using Synaptic from this PPA. The installation executed with no problem, but suddenly I had no gcc-4.8 at all. I was using gcc-4.7 and gcc-4.8 together, ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

Can not install X11-Basic on Ubuntu 13.10

Trying to install X11-basic on Ubuntu 13.10 creates an error with following details: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

cannot install vlc media player [duplicate]

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Can't install android tools (Ubuntu 12.04)

When I input the command line sudo apt-get install phablet-tools android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot the terminal gives me the following response: "Reading package lists... Done Building ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Can't Install anything due to unmet dependencies Libre Office [duplicate]

I had libre office, but uninstalled it to install open office. It worked fine. Yesterday, as I was trying to install new software from ubuntu software center, it gave me an error message, first ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

How to find top-level dependencies in a list of deb packages?

Suppose I have a list of packages: foo libfoo bar baz quux And suppose foo requires libfoo and bar, and baz requires quux. I want a way to put in that list, and get out this list: foo baz I.e. ...
2
votes
1answer
143 views

Unable to resolve missing qt4 dependecies after installing Armory and PPAs for Bitcoins

I've decided to make a wallet trough Armory so I can transfer Bitcoins to cold storage, so I went to install Armory. Now, Armory installed all well and good and than asked me to install PPAs, which I ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

apt-get: you have held broken packages

Everything was working normally, but now libstdc++ seems to be broken. So I try to reinstall it. Things like: sudo apt-get remove stdc++ sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get -u ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

apt-get install unmet debendencies [duplicate]

i am trying to install htop through apt-get install htop but i get following error Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

Installing generic headers without internet in ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install generic Linux headers without Internet by downloading them in .deb formats .. Based on the dependencies I installed one by one, then I encountered this .libc6:i386 depends on ...