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Unmet dependencies while adding right click “nautilus-refresh” in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to add "Refresh" button on right click by using command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nae-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus-refresh But I ...
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How does Click/Snappy solve dependency issues?

There is a bit of confusion surrounding click and snappy. For one, I understand that there are certain packages that are not allowed to be shared due to app-armor. For example, if I write a Qt ...
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How to tweak software & update so it can run on unsupported release? [duplicate]

I tried to install dropbox by this following command : sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on ubuntu 14.04 64bit:errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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Set a local repo in order apt-get to handle .deb dependecies

I am trying to do something, which I have already done on .rpm distributions, on Fedora more exactly. Basically I want to create a local repository, which I can put a .deb file in, so that apt-get can ...
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remove mysql with its unmet dependencies from ubuntu

I tried to install mysql into ubuntu The installation file was .deb It was not properly installed. Now i want to remove it. I used following command to remove it sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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installing reaver

I have pcap library not found! error and when I type this : sudo apt-get install libpcap-dev sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev libpcap0.8-dev I got this error: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Cannot remove codeblocks using apt-get - Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to run sudo apt-get remove codeblocks I am met with this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: codeblocks-contrib : Depends: libgamin0 but it is not going to be ...
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problem when installing vlc on ubuntu 15.04 its taken more than 10 hrs but not successfully installed and give the msg

The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1-2~ppa1) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Relink dependencies dpkg

I removed a self-compiled .deb-package (OpenCV) by using dpkg -r --force-depends. I have done that this way because another package (ROS) have some dependencies on it. The purpose was just to ...
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update, dpgk broken

I just upgraded to 14.04 now when I try to upgrade I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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Big problem with dependencies (GNUradio and GQRX)

I'm a user of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and I have a big problem with unsatisfied dependencies. I can't install or even uninstall any packages because some dependencies are not fulfilled. I tried apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update failure due to failure in certificate authentication

Below is the error from running sudo apt-get update in a terminal on Ubuntu 14.04: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages server ...
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JRE Unmet dependencies, already have oracle JDK

I've installed a .deb package (which requires jre and I already have Oracle JDK) using the command sudo dpkg -i packagename.deb The app runs successfully, but there is an error message at the ...
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USB Mouse freeze in ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have install ubuntu 14.04 and now my mouse is freeze in a short time after login..I had try using command sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-input-all but receive error sudo ...
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Fixing some dependency issues in ubuntu 14.04LTS on a 64bit system

I have checked out the questions that seem to be related to this issue but none of the suggested fixes work. Here is the output from the following command: sudo apt-get -f install Reading package ...
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Is reinstalling apt-get safe to do [Ubuntu 14.04] [duplicate]

The original problem is that I can't install new apps because of problem of unmet dependecies. I have tried almost all the solutions in this question, and non of them worked, so I am completely ...
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Apt-get & software updates failure: Unmet dependencies with kernel package, no diskspace?

Using ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME Classic desktop i can't install the latest upgrades. Most important update is ubuntu base linux kernel updates. Error message: Check if you are using third party ...
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how to install google drive in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Can you please let me know how to install google drive or grive in ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I tried the steps given on the link How to install Google Drive on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate], but it is showing me ...
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Apache2 installation failed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hi i am trying to install Apache2 server on my Ubuntu 12.04, but when i enter this command sudo apt-get install apache2 i am getting this error - Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Error when trying to fix “unmet dependencies” on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I am trying to install php5-dev: sudo apt-get install php5-dev But I got this error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Cubietruck with Lubuntu - unmet dependencies try using f; package 'build essential' has noinstalation candidate

Im trying to get build-essential installed on cubietruck(with lubuntu), but im getting: "E: Package 'build-essential', so i went to get help and some said to do : sudo apt-get -f install, but it ...
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“Unable to satisfy dependencies” error with self-built .deb package

I have built a .deb package from source, however I get the error Unable to satisfy dependencies when attempting to install it. I think this is due to putting Dependencies: none in the Debian control ...
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Cannot install some packages due to unmet dependencies

I've been installing some required files for building a custom android ROM. I used the following command to download the files: sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg ccache lzop flex bison gperf ...
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Trying to update plesk with Ubuntu 12.04

I try updating plesk and get the following errors. I am pretty much a newbie to Linux. Can someone please steer me in the right direction. The apg-get failed with the following message: Reading ...
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Cannot install mysql server 5.5 on ubuntu 14.04

I have tried many ways to install mysql-server. I first tried installing by executing sudo apt-get install mysql-client-5.5 mysql-server mysql-server-core-5.5 I was asked for root password, and ...
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Package dependencies can not be resolved error while installing wine in a 64-bit PC

When ever I am trying to install Wine from Ubuntu Software Center, I always get the above said error and details are as follows. Please help me install wine. The following packages have unmet ...
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Missing dependencies - Can't insall Mutate launcher

I'm trying to install the mutate launcher on Ubuntu 14.04, but I'm having problems with all the methods suggested in the readme. If I use the ppa method I receive: Reading package lists... Done ...
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I am trying to re-install r in my ubuntu 14.04. But I keep getting this error always I try to install r as sudo apt-get install r-base [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: r-base : Depends: r-base-core (>= 3.2.1-1utopic0) but it is not going to be installed Depends: r-recommended (= 3.2.1-1utopic0) but it is not ...
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ltsp-server-standalone uninstallable on 12,04

I did a normal install of Ubuntu 12.04 using the Alt ISO. When I try to install ltsp-server-standalone I get: ltsp@ubuntu32:~$ sudo apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone Reading package lists... ...
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How to find the missing dependencies for all packages?

I think I have accidentally missed up my ubuntu, I wanted to remove TOR so I did sudo apt-get remove tor* That selected a lot of files, which I think is unrelated to the anonymity network. So I ended ...
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Gnome-shell unmet dependendcies

After playing with ElementaryOS DE, and completely removing Unity DE on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation, I am in unmet dependency hell. Output after sudo apt-get install gnome-shell is as follows: The ...
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Package installed from compiled source not found

I'm trying to install libimobiledevice which requires a specific version of libusbmuxd, which requires a specific version of libplist. So I managed to compile libplist from source and install it with ...
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Having an issue removing old Kernels

I've gotten myself into some sort of infinite loop. My boot partition is full and so I'm trying to delete old packages. When I try this is what I get: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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Should I install packages when alerted another package depends on it for installation?

I've been installing libraries to get Google Earth to run on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I got a list here, but this was returned when I entered it: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How can I recursively get dependencies? [duplicate]

I know I can use aptitude why to view the direct dependencies of a package, like this: aptitude why ca-certificates google-chrome-stable Depends ca-certificates But how can I see dependencies of ...
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Banshee installation, unmet dependencies

I am running ubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo yoga 3 pro I'm having trouble installing the banshee media player. When I attempt to install via the Software Center, I get the following notification: The ...
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I can't install Winusb?

I try to install Winusb and this comes up: Package dependencies cannot be resolved: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. ...
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Does anybody know how I might fix this error? (Mainly how to fix broken packages in linux)

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 ...
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Unable to install Barnyard2 for Snort

I am trying to install Snort on my machine and mentioned in the installation manual, it required Barnyard2 to be installed. So I tried installing it by issuing following commands cd ~/snort_src wget ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)

since last week i'm experiencing the following error: > Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree > Reading state information... Error! > E: Read error - read (5: ...
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Partial distribution upgrade 14.01 to 14.10 lost permissions to do anything

My WiFi went down as I was upgrading. Now, when I try to update software, I get an error message stating that I am not authorized to install or uninstall software. I cannot access synaptic. I searched ...
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How to forcefully remove wine with unmet dependencies that are not resolved by sudo apt-get -f install

Firstly, the unmet dependencies are not being met by sudo apt-get -f install The following commands were not successful for removing wine Optional, to remove Wine 1.7.45 and winetricks, open a new ...
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Can't install Cheese or OBS-Studio

I use Kubuntu 14.04 and I recently installed Wine and PlayOnLinux. I am trying to download OBS-Studio and cheese but it won't work. Before I downloaded Wine and PlayOnLinux cheese worked fine.I tryed ...
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error while trying to install from software center

Package dependencies cannot be resolved. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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Problem with umnet dependencies

I did a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04, did updates and upgrades, when i tried installing softwares smplayer, synaptic package manager, ubuntu-restricted-extras, gdebi, etc.. getting a umnet ...
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Unmet dependencies after skype

I tried install Skype from deb-file, downloaded from Skype.com on my fresh Ubuntu 14.04. This attepmt caused an error: ... skype depends on libasound2-plugins. dpkg: error processing package skype ...
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Error message while installing any software?

Whenever I am installing VLC in Ubuntu software center, I am getting following Error, How to solve this problem? The following packages have unmet dependencies: libavcodec53:i386: Depends: ...
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Can't reinstall Banshee?

So, I had Banshee because of dependencies issues and now I can't reinstall the player from Guake or Synaptic Package Manager. error from Synaptic: banshee: Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>=2.44.1) but ...