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

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Resolve Unmet dependencies

vikiboy@BatCave:~$ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-openni-launch Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ros-indigo-openni-launch is already ...
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Error on installing downloaded Chrome .deb [duplicate]

I have downloaded Chrome on 14.04 as .deb package. Whenever I try to install it, it gives error "Dependency is not satisfiable".
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Cannot install anything in the terminal [closed]

Mein leute ich bin sozusagen fast linux anfänger :Dich kann nur das nötigste und das auch nicht immer alles.(also seid mir nicht all zu böse wenn ich unsinn laber) Also ich hab jetzt versucht mir ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

It does this everytime I try to install something from the software center. It says the same thing on every single package except the "frogatto" thing is different which is the softwares name. Here ...
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Checking for dependencies when creating a .deb

I'm working my way through the documentation on how to build a .deb package and I've hit something of a snag. When I need to spell out the dependencies for the package (dillo right now, just for a ...
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Quick question about installing multiple versions of the same package

So two pieces of software that I need on my system have dependencies for libfltk1.1-dev and libfltk1.3-dev . I tried installing both, as when I installed one, it would remove the other. I put in this ...
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PlayOnLinux won't install? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 LTS, and whenever I try to install PlayOnLinux, I keep getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: python-wxgtk2.8 but it is not ...
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Update broken on libdbus

On a recent update to my precise install the package manager seems to have got itself into a twist. cat /var/log/apt/history.log Start-Date: 2014-07-10 16:17:22 Upgrade: libdbus-1-3:amd64 ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.2.1) but ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies installing Noise on 14.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Noise on my Ubuntu 14.04. I ran: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily and $ sudo apt-get update and received the following error: The following packages ...
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Can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (Package dependencies cannot be resolved) [duplicate]

This is what I get each time I try to upgrade: "The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: libglapi-mesa-lts-trusty (= 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1~precise1) but ...
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libimobiledevice4, unmet dependencies and ErrorBrokenCount>0

I have done something stupid and can't undo it. I tried installing libimobiledevice4 by doing: sudo dpkg -i libimobiledevice4_1.1.6-git20140105_amd64.deb I did so following instructions from a ...
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Unmet Dependencies while Installing default-jre [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while trying to install default-jre. How can I solve this issue? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Dependency problems with initramfs-tools please help I'm new at this and lost

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 no GUI, I'm been using just a terminal for the entire time I've had this server installed. I did install webmin. Webmin wanted me to do some updates and while in the ...
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Broken packages and unmet dependencies installing htk

I'm trying to install HTK 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit machine. The ./configure command executes without any errors, but when I try to build using the make all command, it shows the following error: ...
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Unable to install updates. Unmet dependencies icedtea-7-jre-jamvm and openjdk-7-jre

I am a newbie please help. Unable to install updates. Details shows: The following packages have unmet dependencies: icedtea-7-jre-jamvm: Depends: openjdk-7-jre-headless (= ...
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Getting error when running apt-get -f install [duplicate]

Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/DbDriver/File.pm line 44, <DEBCONF_CONFIG> chunk 3. Use of uninitialized value in -e at ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” while installing Wine [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu, said goodbye to Windows. Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few days ago, and now I have been trying to install Wine and other programs. But mostly I get errors or messages like ...
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When I attempt to install VLC i get this: [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be ...
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Installing crossvc is giving broken packages error [duplicate]

I am having Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. While trying to install crossvc, I am getting broken package error. I tried to find solutions and tried all the suggested steps in different posts. But no success. ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems

My ubuntu 12.4 box has been off for 10 days. Upon returning to it I have found that there's no sound and steam games (for linux) won't start. There is a dependancy problem. I'm guessing is causing ...
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cant install libqt4-sql-psql on ubuntu precise unmet dependencies

could someone help me resolve this ? I tried most of the commands here .. but none of them worked How do I resolve unmet dependencies? apt-get install The following packages have unmet ...
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Problem with installing libtiff5-dev

I am new to the whole Linux OS, and I have been having trouble installing some packages, including libtiff5-dev, libtiff5 , libjbig-dev and libmagickcore-dev. I keep getting the following message: ...
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PostGIS dependency conflicts (ubuntu 14)

I asked this over on SO, but now I'm thinking the problem is mainly package management and belongs here. Subsequent to all the detail that can be found in the original post, I have tried (sudo ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” when installing codecs

I'm trying to install some additional codecs, but it always throws the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-libav:i386: Depends: libavcodec-extra-54 (>= ...
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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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What does ' but it is not installable' mean?

I noticed when I try some packages, I get sometimes this error: <pkg_name> Depends: <an_other_pkg> (>= version X.X.X) but it is not installable. What does is mean ' but it is not ...
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How to get appropriate lib package name for a specific header file [duplicate]

It's common problem that we get some error like "abc.h no such file" when compile source. Only way to find the solution(as i know) is search in internet. What i need to do, compile the source, it will ...
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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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Unable to install most major packages; Unmet dependencies and cannot be fixed [duplicate]

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, and it seems that most major packages I attempt to install (among them being Skype, Steam/Steam-Launcher, WINE, etc.), give an "unmet dependencies" ...
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gstreamer bad plugin of file .dep are not allowing me to install any software

For any install in ubuntu It is giving the same error. How can I remove all these gstreamer package errors? The error is installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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why build-essential failed?

I cannot found solution for this problem: constantia@constantia:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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How to resolve conflict dependencies ubuntu server 12.04 with apache2.4? [duplicate]

I can not install Apache2.4. Requires dependency. Result: apt-get install apache2 apt-get install apache2-bin
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mysql-server-5.5 has unmet dependencies

Every time I open the software center I get this message: Item can not be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired I click repair then I get Package operation failed I tried to ...
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Unable to Install VLC in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I get this error while trying to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20140611+r54536+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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Debian Packaging Dependencies Checking [closed]

How to force a debian package to check some dependency installed?
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How to install dependencies without upgrading existing packages

I am installing some custom built packages using dpkg -i and want a command to automatically install the dependencies. I tried apt-get -f install which installs any unmet dependencies. But it also ...
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cannot install anything new

When I type sudo apt-get install gnome-shell archit@archit-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for archit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Lost power during update and now i cannot install any packages or even update/repair update

I lost power during and update and now i cannot install or update any packages. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. on terminal I get this message: dpkg: error processing package ...
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Error while installing Nokia Suite

Dependency is not satisfiable gambas2-runtime (>=1.9.48) error while installing Nokia Suite. What should I do? I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Please recommend me a software application similar to Nokia PC ...
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Help with held broken packages

Please help I get the following message below after trying to install synaptic.... perkins@perkins-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to solve unmet linux-headers dependencies? [duplicate]

Whenever I want to install or remove a package I get this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies. linux-headers-generic-lts-saucy : Depends: linux-headers-3.11.0-22-generic but it ...
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Convert movie with Arista makes gstreamer gstreamer error [duplicate]

I want to merge movie and subtitles into one video file. When I'm trying to do that I'm getting error. I guess the problem is because I'm using 64 bit version of Ubuntu. Terminal output: ...
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How do I install Peazip? [dependencies not satisfiable]

I want to try this archiver, since I cant seem to drag srt files to VLC from file roller. But I get this error when trying to install the .deb I use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS I tried installing QT version ...
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Should I forcefully uninstall ubuntu-minimal: Depends: resolvconf as it has unmet dependencies

My ubuntu software center was not working and I was trying to fix it. I ran the following series of commands: sudo apt-get update This one failed and this was the result Err ...
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update manager gives unmet dependency error

Can anyone please help me to solve the issue? While updating update manager gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: **libqt4-declarative:** Depends: ...
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Unable to install glabels; unmet dependencies [duplicate]

When I try to install gLabels from the command line, this is what I get: some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using ...
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Unmet package dependencies after unfinished upgrade

since one week I am trying to solve this problem but no success. After a restart during a dist-upgrade, I got the "unmet dependencies ..." error. This the result of sudo apt-get install maas (does ...
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Boost and IXCoin and PPAs … messy problem [duplicate]

GPG error: download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 29D8C8DAC4447CF3 W: Failed to fetch ...
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Grub2 mutual dependency issue

For various reasons I am installing .deb dependencies for grub2 using dpkg directly (rather than apt-get). root@ubuntu:/dl# dpkg -i grub-gfxpayload-lists_0.6_amd64.deb Selecting previously ...