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Unresovable broken dependencies, none of 'apt-get' commands works

Before I explain the problem, I should say that I have tried all other answers to similar questions and troubleshootings around the Internet, and none of them works. To be more specific all apt-get ...
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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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Unmet dependencies errors

I dont really know what to do but I have info: justin@IBM-ThinkPad-T60:~$ sudo apt-get install -fReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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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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Wine has unmet dependencies Ubuntu 15.04

So I attempted to install wine the usual way: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.7 and I was greeted with: Reading package lists... Done ...
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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 ...
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Unhandled error occured software-properties-gtk

Hello I do have problem on my Software sources. how do I revert this to original state and remove the package that are no supposedly needed I mess up when upgrading it. Details is ...
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dpkg: error processing archive

I am new to Ubuntu, when I try to install new package, It is asking for run sudo apt-get -f install command, and when I execute that command, I am getting following logs: temp@temp-desktop:~$ sudo ...
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accidentally deleted /usr/*

# apt-get install bind9 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done bind9 is already the newest version. 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 14 ...
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“Unable to fetch some archives” error while installing mysql on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install mysql on a fresh installation of ubuntu 12.04 using the command sudo apt-get install mysql-server i see the below issue with dependencies unable to download: Failed to ...
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How to install recommended packages

On Ubuntu 14.04 $ dpkg --get-selections | grep ^aspell $ apt-cache depends aspell aspell Depends: libaspell15 Depends: libc6 Depends: libncursesw5 Depends: libstdc++6 Depends: libtinfo5 ...
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Unable to correct dependencies while installing vlc

In an attempt to install vlc offline(internet was down), I manually installed the packages needed to run vlc. I copied the packages from my friends Ubuntu(apt-cache depends vlc). So now my apt-get ...
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system trouble after apt-get upgrade

I ran sudo apt-get upgrade a few times and kept returning an error message. After a restart my system doesn't work properly. I've looked at other questions and found that my boot partition is full. So ...
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Unable to reinstall unity-desktop. currently having GNOME

I am tryint to install ubuntu-desktop but it shows following error : The following packages have unmet dependencies: ubuntu-desktop : Depends: ubuntu-session but it is not going to be installed ...
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Can't solve unmet dependencies

I try to solve a problem of mine and I have some difficulties. I can't install/remove/dist-upgrade/clean/autoclean any package. When I try to run 'sudo apt-get -f install' to fix unmet dependencies I ...
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How can I slove postgresql-9.3-postgis-2.1 unmet dependencies Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed PostgreSQL v9.3 (database) on Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm currently attempting to install the following: sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.3-postgis-2.1 However I'm getting the following ...
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Several unmet dependencies

I have recently tried downloading steam from the Ubuntu Software Centre but when I try to launch the program I got the bellow error message. Also my results when trying to install are this when it ...
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Can't Install Wine1.6 on 64bit [duplicate]

I trying to install wine with sudo apt-get install wine1.6 and Terminal showing this Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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vlc player is not installing from ubunto software center giving a massage

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be ...
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Memcached error - The following packages have unmet dependencies:

I know it's my first post, I will say though I have used this site for a lot of resources and tips. So thank you for that! I am hosting with DO and have a droplet with an issue, we're running a live ...
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Error You might want to run 'apt-get -f install'

I have the next error when I try to install Google Chrome or LibreOffice or any software I want. Error console: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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I can't install libosmesa6-dev on Ubuntu trusty [duplicate]

I tried sudo apt-get install libosmesa6-dev , but it had dependency issue. This is the error I get after running this command: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Cannot update/install other software after failing to install LibreOffice

I tried to install LibreOffice through the software centre but an error occurred and the installation failed. Now it is shown as "installed" in software centre while it's actually not. I realised it ...