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Newbie: problem with building dependencies

I am trying to read video file in Octave(previously in Windows I am running the same program in Matlab with some inbuilt functionalities and works fine),but in Octave it is not able to read the video ...
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Getting Error while installing epad

sudo dpkg -i epad_2.3-11907_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package epad. (Reading database ... 211800 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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gstreamer dependencies problem

When I try and install gstreamer I get dependency errors. I already followed this thread and it did not work. Here is the error output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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held broken packages after purging and trying to reinstall skype

I use 16.04 64 bit desktop and had skype installed from the partners repository. Because of issues with sending messages, I wanted to reinstall it. I ran: sudo apt purge skype sudo apt autoremove ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libwxgtk3.0-0 (>= 3.0.0) 16.04

I'm trying to install a .deb file that requires libwxgtk3, but it isn't anywhere in the repositories. I have libwxgtk3.0-0v5 installed, but I still get the error. Is there any way to install the ...
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14.04 --> 16.04 failed; apt (>= 1.0.1ubuntu2.13)' is not installed

(This question was not resolved. Due to time constraints Computer was restored to factory settings.) I was attempting to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04, but apt threw this error: The required ...
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Cant install apps using terminal or appstore or anything on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install gksu on my Ubuntu but am getting the following error $ sudo apt install gksu Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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Purging libglew1.13 broke Ubuntu

I'm on the latest Ubuntu distro (Xenial?) and was installing libglew1.10. Before doing so I wanted to get rid of 1.13 so they didn't clash. However after running a apt-get purge libglew1.13, and ...
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Blocked upgrades after upgrade 15.10 to 16.04

So I upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04 and I've got several items that can't upgrade. The following packages have been kept back: findutils gcc-5-base initramfs-tools initramfs-tools-bin ...
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hplip missing dependencies after hp-doctor

I encountered problems with my printer HP Laserjet 6p. I run XUbuntu 16.04 So I downloaded the latest hplip, and I installed it. Unfortunatelly when I run hp-doctor and hp-check, I have 2 errors : ...
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How do I install a specific lower minor version of gcc using package manager?

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04-4 64bit. gcc --version returns (Ubuntu 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1) 4.8.4 Yet, I need version 4.8.2-10. What I tried: I found the specific gcc version in a debian snapshot ...
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How to fix/repair/remove/disable/install/uninstall 'Broken Packages' on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm using a machine that runs on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I run regular 'System Updates'. On one day after performing such regular 'System Update' my system stopped detecting wireless and wired ...
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What does the aptitude `why` and `why-not` mean?

From the manuals: The command why finds a dependency chain that installs the package named on the command line, as above. Note that the dependency that aptitude produced in this case is only a ...
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Can't install package: dependends on gcc-4.8-base 14.04.01

I'm trying to install all the dependencies to run ASP.Net Core applications on a linux system. I basically have no experience with linux or the linux platform. I found a tutorial explaining the ...
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dpkg: error processing archive - kmod (--unpack)

I am trying to upgrade an old debian system (Ubuntu squeeze) to 14.04. I updated the /etc/apt/sources.list with the sources for ubuntu trusty. I have some troubles installing the package kmod where a ...
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Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) [duplicate]

When I try to install Chrome through the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the message Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) How can I fix this? I am running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Steam Install Problems

No matter how many times I try, I just CANNOT install steam. I've tried installing, uninstalling, installing random dependencies, typing all kinds of commands in the terminal, and even using Wine to ...
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Installing brackets needed libgcrypt11 on Ubuntu 16.04

I was trying to install Brackets on Ubuntu 16.04. It seeks the dependency on libgcrypt11. I installed that as well from the link. Now everything is working fine. But I just wanted to know if I can ...
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Could not install GNU Octave

I am getting below error while installing ocatve. Command I run: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install octave Error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: octave: ...
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Unable to install libmotif4

While installing dependencies for Oracle 11g setup on Ubuntu, I got the following error: Package libmotif4 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is ...
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How can I fix dependency problems in Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm trying to install Ring and have run into dependency problems. I have no idea how to fix this. Would you have any ideas about how to approach this problem? I have attempted sudo apt-get update, ...
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Unable to install wine1.7 due to broken packages

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 system. I'm trying to install wine1.7 on my computer but sudo apt-get install wine1.7 but I get these errors : - sidhu@sidhu-Inspiron-5521:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 ...
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Can't purge old kernels (dependency problems), but /boot is out of space

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, and I'm trying to install a new package using apt-get. Unfortunately, whenever I try I get messages like: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Erlang error: while loading shared libraries: libncursesw.so.6

After installing Elrang/OTP on a server with Ubuntu 15.10, sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get --fix-missing -y install build-essential m4 libncurses5-dev libssh-dev unixodbc-dev ...
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Gnome-shell can't install - broken packages [duplicate]

I am trying to install gnome-shell but it shows me an error: $ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ... Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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Broken Packages Issue

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VM on Windows. I am trying to install OpenGL. I am getting the following error: vinayak@Vinayak:~/VinGL$ sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev [sudo] password for ...
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How can I solve this dependency problem installing Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to install the current version of Chrome on my 64-bit Intel box running Ubuntu 12.04. When I follow the steps at: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome everything goes fine until the ...
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Installing libpoppler.so.28

I'm so new to this and I know I'm going to ask this all wrong. I'm also scared that I've missed the correct answer somewhere already posted, and I'm very sorry if that's the case! I've been trying to ...
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IcedTea and OpenJDK-8 packages errors after upgrading to 16.04

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 on my laptop and now I have errors with IcedTea and OpenJDK-8 related packages. There seems to be a problem with dependencies. Can someone tell me how to get rid of ...
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how to resolve dependencies building caffe on ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to build caffe from a git checkout on ubuntu 16.04. If found the gcc5 workaround and have sorted the hf5 issues but am now stuck. I've resolved most of the dependencies but am stuck ...
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apt-get autoremove does not see dependencies of a removed package?

I had ubuntu-sdk installed, /var/log/apt/history.log has to say this about it: Commandline: apt --no-install-recommends install ubuntu-sdk Install: python3-simplejson:i386 (3.3.1-1ubuntu6, ...
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New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed--trying to install Loggerpro for Ubuntu

When I try to install loggerpro, this is the message I get. I looked on the forum and tried the following commands: sudo apt-get install --reinstall deconf and then it says: unable to access ...
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Ubuntu Dedicated Server can't install anithing (apt-get) because various errors

Hello guys yesterday I unistalled mysql server because I bought a dedicated server and it was already installed but host from I bought it didn't gave password for root access. so I decided to delete ...
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How to make Apt/Aptitude prefer a more recent virtual package over a real one

I've recently built a package which provides multiple virtual ones, more specifically snmp which provides libsnmp-base, libsnmp30 and so on: Version: 5.8~git20160427.8d07349f-14 Depends: ... ...
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Samba won't install becuase of broken packages

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 and I didn't install Samba with the original OS setup. I would like to install it now but I keep getting a error about broken packages. It appears that the main ...
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How to make pre-depends install packages in debian packaging

I am building a package that depends on package X, Y, Z. So i put them into the control file und der Pre-Depends: X, Y, Z However, this doesn't install the packages it just says my package can't ...
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Version range in debian/control

When declaring dependencies in debian/control to create a package, I can specify a lower or upper bound on the version. For example, if I depend on libvtk6-dev being at least version 6.0.0 I can write ...
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add dependency to cuurent kernel version

I want to depend my deb package to current kernel version that is installed on machine. for example if my kernel version is 3.13.0-77 my deb file depends on linux-headers-3.13.0.77-generic if I add ...
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Error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime

I get an error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime specific the 3.1.3 version. First I downloaded the package from egenix site, then tried to install python-egenix-mxdatetime using the below ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” - R project

I use R statistics ("r-base") on my computer and recently, by mistake, I ran the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get remove r-base-core Of course this removed R from my computer. To undo ...
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Error:dependency is not satisfiable

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I don't know so much about this system. So, when I tried to install a game (Lonely Survivor) I got this error: "Error: dependency is not satisfiable: ...
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Can't install aptitude on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS

Where I try to install aptitude, i get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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“dependency is not satisfiable: libicu42”

Trying to install McAfee on Ubuntu 12.4 got the message,"dependency is not satisfiable: libicu42" How to get past this?
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Apt-get install -f and apt-get autoremove error

I've tried to install new software on Ubuntu and it told me to use that command apt-get install -f, but I get back an error message and I have no idea how to fix it. After that, I tried to use ...
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Unmet dependencies error

When I try to install gparted Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Azureus runs fine on latest java but its dependency check asks for dated version of JRE. How to tell Ubuntu to stop naggin me for “unmet dependency”?

So I force installed Vuze (and its dependency Azureus) via apt-get, and it is working fine on default-jre. Even though the default-jre works as a dependency for Azureus (at least for my use-case ...
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Cant install skype on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am getting the below error while trying to install skype. :~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Unable to install npm on ubuntu 14.04 due to broken packages error

Tried installing npm on ubuntu 14.04 however the following error has occurred gwt@gwt-Aspire-E1-571:~$ sudo apt-get install npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Error Code E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years now, but I just installed Version 16.04, and I've been having a lot of issues. I'm not a command line programmer, but I tried to install some software last ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...