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vidyo desktop on ubuntu 16

I recently moved to Ubuntu 16 and I noticed that VidyoDesktop was no more available on my system. I tried to install it from the deb package using dpkg but I received the following error: $ sudo dpkg ...
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SpaceChem has uninstallable dependency

Back when SpaceChem was new, I purchased it direct from Zachtronics Industries (not via Steam or GOG). Now I would like to install it on my amd64 Ubuntu 14.04.1 system. So I downloaded their Linux ...
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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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I can't download anything on 16.04 LTS

When I try to download anything at all through the terminal on 16.04, it doesn't finish something as I do this command: sudo apt-get install kdenlive. It then tells me Unmet Dependencies. Try 'apt-get ...
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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 ...
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Webex on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to get Webext to work. I read this http://www.linuxintro.org/wiki/Use_WebEx_with_Linux which tells me to check for missing dependencies via ldd *.so | grep "not found" It gives me this ...
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How do i fix dependency issue with apport and apt-get (ubuntu 16.04 upgraded from 14.04)

I'm having trouble with dependencies and apt-get upgrade. I've looked around and tried a group of approches from this site and other stuff found on google. b@asus:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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Dependency problems with bitcoinqp

I keep getting this message when trying to install bitcoin-qt on my VPS: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of bitcoin-qt: bitcoin-qt depends on libboost-chrono1.54.0; however: ...
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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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libc-l10n package error [migrated]

I was attempting to install katoolin and ran into some errors. When I run sudo apt-get update My output: zayascom_m1@Zayascom-mobile-1:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] passwor: Hit http://download....
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Error in downloading mysql server

I am downloading mysql on ubauntu software center I am getting error as follows: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mysql-workbench: Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1) but 1:4.9.1-...
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Unable to install libpcre3-dev in ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install libpcre3-dev in ubuntu 14.10 and sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev gives me the following error : The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpcre3-dev : Depends: ...
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Cannot install ownCloud on ubuntu 16.04

I get the following errors while trying to install ownCloud: The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: owncloud : Depends: ...
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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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Can't Install Wine On Ubuntu 16.04 For Unkown Reason!

The problem: Every time I've tried to install Wine on Ubuntu 16.04, it doesn't work. When I attempt to install it, I receive the following message: E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' ...
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Unmet dependencies and possible conflicts? [duplicate]

It seems that I have messed up somewhere along the line and now I can no longer install anything without the following message showing up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-...
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several paths deleted to break ordering cycle on booting

On booting my laptop, right after BIOS is loaded I get these lines: [10.368134] systemd[1]: paths.target: job paths.target/start deleted to break ordering cycle starting with basic.target/start [10....
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APT install package with dependency

I created own debian packages with dependencies. Package A: Version 1.0 depends on Package B = 1.2 Version 1.1 depends on Package B = 1.2 Package B: Version: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 If I'm trying to ...
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How do snap packages handle shared dependencies?

The snap packaging format finally frees us from dependency hell by allowing each package to have its own copy of dependencies. I'm interested in the technical details in how it does this. How does it ...
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Unmet dependencies, install -f looks scary

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64-bit I tried to install Lazarus (1.4.4) by downloading the .deb files and using sudo dpkg -i. However I think it tried to install them in the wrong order and I now get "unmet ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Acestream on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Has anyone been able to install AceStreams? I had it installed on 14.04 LTS, worked fine, but the same repository doesn't work and the attempt to install from them returns the error of unmet ...
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Do I have to create a new snap package everytime a dependency gets a security update?

If I create a snap package with lets say 5 dependencies. Do I have to create a new package version everytime a dependency gets a (security) update? I mean the advantage of .deb packages is that in ...
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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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Large snap packages because of dependencies

Snap packages each have their own copy of dependencies, right? This means there are lots of packages in each snap, which would equate to large package sizes. Wouldn't this mean that snaps would be so ...
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QT unmet dependencies for smplayer

I was trying to upgrade smplayer, but aptitude tells that it's unable to solve the dependencies for libqt5script5 $>sudo aptitude dist-upgrade The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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Software updates failing with dependency issues 16.04 LTS

Recently a software update failed with dependency issues and now they're all failing. The same four modules appear to be the root cause: Errors were encountered while processing: udev apport ...
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unable to install gcc-multilib after upgrading to 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. After upgrading things started to break. I am getting crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory. So, I tried to install gcc-multilib, but, that is also ...
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Service not avaliable Unity3d error in Kubuntu

I'm trying to use Unity3d in Kubuntu, but I'm getting this error: Service not avaliable, please try again later. I've found this post: Certain systems may experience "Service unavailable" errors ...
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apt-get update not Working due to unmet dependencies

Whenever I try installing using apt-get install command I am getting errors like these Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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How to install Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

I tried installing the Arc Theme on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 using the following commands: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04/ /' >> /etc/...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved. Trying to install Audacity

I'm very new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu on an iMac G5. I'm trying to install Audacity but everytime I do it through the Software Center I get the following. audacity: Depends: audacity-data (...
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How to fix the error about incompatible version of libc and libgcc when upgrading Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS?

I encountered the following error when trying to upgrade a server running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. To summary, this error complains that there are incompatible versions (amd64 and i386) of two libraries ...
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Can wine and play on linux be installed in Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

I'm upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 and having trouble installinging some items I used in the old OS.
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Trelby not installing in 16.04

Trying to install trelby by using sudo dpkg -i trelby_2.2_all.deb produces this error: Selecting previously unselected package trelby. (Reading database ... 267174 files and directories currently ...
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zeroc-ice dependencies has broken apt-get, help!

I've busted apt-get while I was trying to get a mumble server viewer running, and have since given up on doing that as I can't find/discover the resources/solutions to make that happen. but now I can'...
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Can't install or update any software

I'm new to Linux and I was trying a few new things. I was having problem install stuffs on software center at first because if this error Failed to fetch http://llvm.org/apt/precise/dists/llvm-...
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Dependencies issue while installing vlc

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.8-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) but 2.1.5-0ppa1~precise1 is to be installed Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.8-1~) but 4:0....
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Upgrade to a specific version of previously available GCC version

I've added the ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test repo for getting the latest GCC-5 version but I had the unfortunate surprise that the available version for 12.04 LTS changed a few days ago from 5.3 to 5.4. ...
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How to solve package conflicts?

I would like to install both packages libsigc++-2.0-0c2a and libsigc++-2.0-0v5 at the same time, in order to run certain software. Apparently, however, the packages are conflicting and sudo apt-get ...
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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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Can't install libgcrypt11 on ubuntu 16.04

I want to install an EasyCAP DC60+ capturer on my computer running Ubuntu 16.04. I followed the steps on this site: http://randomlinux.com/uncategorized/how-to-properly-install-usb-easycap-device-in-...
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distribution upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 halted due to multiple errors

During distribution upgrade 14.04 to 15.04, process halts due to many dpkg errors, here are a few of them. dpkg: too many errors, stopping Errors were encountered while processing: udev gnome-...
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Can't install pgadmin3 on ubuntu 16.04

After I try sudo apt-get install pgadmin3 I get this message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Error on Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 installation

I am trying to install Skype from the deb package (skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb) on my 16.04 Ubuntu. What is causing the error? How can I fix the problem / install it?
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'libpeas-1.0-0-python3loader' dependency issue after upgrade

I ran the command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Today and this was how it went: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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installing ubuntu touch -unmet dependancies when installing ubuntu-flash-packagr using Precise or Trusty

in trying to install ubuntu-flash-package (tried on both Precise and Trusty) I get The following packages have unmet dependencies. ubuntu-device-flash : Depends: click-ubuntu-policy but ...
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I have a version dependency that I don't understand

Nautilus threw a SEGFAULT, the Ubuntu bug handler caught the crash and generated a crash report. So far, so good. In the bug report, it said that there some packages that were out of date. Okay, I'...
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Package dependencies

I am installing vlc in ubuntu 14.04 then its showing some error.. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be ...