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Can't install Programs Through APT

Since I last reinstalled ubuntu 16.04 I am having issues using apt. When I try (ubuntu-desktop (fixing another error), unity-tweak-tool etc) I get the error saying that there's unmet dependencies ...
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How to automatically fetch missing dependencies when installing software from .deb? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install MySQL Workbench on my Ubuntu box (11.04). The website has a Ubuntu .deb available for download (for 10.10 and 10.04 so I chose 10.10). However, sudo dpkg -i mysql-workbench-...
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unmet dependencies issues while installing python 3.4 in ubuntu 14.04?

I have just upgraded my laptop(its been a week since i have bought it and not used much), while installing python 3.4. I was having some unmet dependencies issues which were as follows: This is the ...
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ubuntu resolve unmet dependencies

I have tried to upgrade from ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04, it stopped upgrading and offered a partial upgrade which I didn't do. Right now I'm having an issue with deja-dup-monitor which is consuming about ...
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Cannot install wine1.6 or playonlinux

i have went through every question related to this and none of them worked for me. for wine i keep getting The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-amd64 (= 1:...
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FileZilla: The following packages have unmet dependencies

I am trying to install FileZilla 3.19 but I get this error when running apt-get install filezilla: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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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: linux-image-...
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Error:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

Yesterday,I ran the command sudo apt-get autoremove pythonby mistake,and Toady something bad happened when I startup my machine.My desktop missed.Therefore,I run sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop,...
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Upgrade to 15.04 didn't finish correctly: how to resolve failed issues? [on hold]

I upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 15.04, and during the upgrade - I noticed that the setting of changing keyboard's language direction (from L2R to R2L) failed, along with the upgrades/installation of ...
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Ubuntu apt-get upgrade error on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to use command sudo apt-get upgrade command on mu ubuntu 12.04. But is is showing me the error .This is after i upgraded my php 5.4 to php5.5. You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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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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How to remove ImageMagick without breaking its dependencies?

I want to remove the pre-installed ImageMagick from my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Uninstalling it also removes CUPS and other dependent packages which I want to keep on my system. Is there a way to remove ...
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Try to install gnome shell in saucy

I try to install gnome-shell in saucy but it won't work. And I installed the 13.10 in parallels desktop on a Mac. sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Install TinyOS on Ubuntu

I have to use TinyOS for my small project, so I installed TinyOS in my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Basically, I followed the instructions from Saeid in his YouTube video, TinyOS Tutorial #1 - How to install ...
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Problems with kde plasma dependencies

I wanted to try kde but when I installed it I got a few errors. I didn't think much of these and loaded up kde, and all I had was a cursor and a black screen. So I try'ed to uninstall it and it threw ...
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Problems with packet dependencies [closed]

I'm making a game using the SFML library. And, I'm under LinuxMint 64bits. I want to compile my game in 32 bits, and it's working. I installed 32bits counterpart of the libraries but I've got a ...
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Krita Animation beta won't install on Xubuntu 16.04 due to missing dependency

I have tried to install the package krita-animation-testing via the instructions here which tells me to add a repository, update my package lists, and install the package. When I try to install the ...
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution), try kinds of solutions, but does not work

The error: apt-xapian-index : Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) bzr : Depends: python:any compizconfig-settings-manager : Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) duplicity : Depends: ...
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can't install ubuntu-software on 16.04

I did a clean install of 16.04. When I opened the software center, it showed the categories, but everything inside them was empty, no software was listed, any search turned 0 results. So I decided I'...
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a red circle was encountered in the header

a red circle was encountered in the header. Says " an error occurred. please run package manager from right click button or ap-get in terminal. error message was - error: brokencount>0. this usually ...
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Can't install .deb packages: Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>= 2.4) [closed]

This is my first day using the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm trying to install Teamviewer and Steam, but both have the same error. Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>= 2.4)
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Installed wrong libc6 on ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm lost

Before anyone says use the search function, I did, and I found a topic very similar (Installed wrong libc6-dev Version) so I will provide the same outputs from commands that were used there, but I'm ...
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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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Install perl-tgicl on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having dependency problems when trying to install perl-tgicl on Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit. sudo dpkg -i perl-tgicl_2.1-1_all.deb Selecting previously unselected package perl-tgicl. (Reading database .....
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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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Can't reinstall unity control

I have purged bluez using the command sudo apt-get --purge remove bluez but unity-control-center also got uninstalled. I can not reinstall it any more, it shows this error message: $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to install ubuntu-device-flash in Ubuntu 14.04?

I m trying to install ubuntu-device-flash on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits). I'm following the instructions here: Prepare your Ubuntu desktop I do: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo add-...
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Program created unmet dependencies

I have this apt problem. I want to know what program was root cause of this problem. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Depends: libcurl3-gnutls (= 7.43.0-1ubuntu2)...
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problem related initramfs in ubuntu 14.04 while updating

I have typed the following command in the terminal sudo apt -f install this is what i have received some issues related to initramfs sparsh@sparsh-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt -f install [sudo] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, problem when install gstreamer1.0-libav, unmet dependencies

Suddenly my Ubuntu stopped playing video. When I open a video, the player suggests that I install gstreamer1.0-libav. However, it fails to install. I tried installing it manually, here is the error ...
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Dependency errors with apt-get [closed]

I'm having a hell of a time getting anything to install properly. Seeing lots of dependency errors. The most common is plymouth. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I've run apt-get update, upgrade, clean, -...
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“Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgtk-3-0 (>=3.16.2)” when trying to install Intel-linux-graphic-installer

~Ubuntu 14.04 ~Intel® HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2 I am experiencing "An unknown DirectX error has occurred..." crash msg and one of the solutions I found so far is to update ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - unmet dependencies

I am unable to upgrade my system. When I run dist-upgrade, I get the following output. kevin@kevin:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Adding Source URIs

I am attempting to run the command: sudo apt-get build-dep glfw3 However, I'm recieving this error in return: reading package lists... Done E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list ...
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error downloading axel (download manager)

04 and when I attempt to download axel, the following error message appear: sudo apt-get install axel Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Error in installing Mysql-server in ubuntu16.04

Here is the error i am getting Setting up mysql-server-5.7 (5.7.12-0ubuntu1.1) ... Job for mysql.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status mysql....
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Can not install openssh-server on Ubuntu 16.04

As a fresh new install of Ubuntu 16.04 sudo apt-get install openssh-server outputs Also it is a fress install I could not understand why this happens. dpkg -l openssh\* Output is If ...
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How to find top-level dependencies in a list of deb packages?

Suppose I have a list of packages: foo libfoo bar baz quux And suppose foo requires libfoo and bar, and baz requires quux. I want a way to put in that list, and get out this list: foo baz I.e. -...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies!

I am writing this because I am very confused about installing postgresql 9.3 on mine Ubuntu 14.04. First I need it for mine Python/Django development, and I ran in to the problem, when i tried to ...
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I'm having trouble getting SVP 4 Linux to run

I just installed SVP with all the prerequisites beforehand. When I try to launch it, though, its icon appears in the Unity launcher for a few seconds, then just disappears without the program even ...
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Can I download .deb packages with their dependencies automatically?

I have a new Ubuntu 12.04 that's not connected to the internet. So I download .deb files into my phone and send it to my PC via USB cable. But the dependencies that are required are giving me a real ...
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Dependency not satisfiable : libqtmultimediakit1

Lubuntu 16.04 I was trying to install screencloud from a deb file, but I got that error. How do I resolve this?
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“Unmet dependencies” When trying to install KDE Plasma 5.3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install the latest KDE Plasma here but I'm getting You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-telepathy-minimal: ...
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apt-get broke after trying to install wine [closed]

I'm a new Linux user. I use Kali Linux and tried to install wine via: sudo apt-get install wine winetricks This, however, didn't work as there were some errors. After that, I cannot install, update ...
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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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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1 genymotion

I install genymotion but when I try to run it, it gives me this error : ./genymotion: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I ...
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How to install only the dependencies of a package?

Running sudo apt-get install <PACKAGE> will install the package, its dependencies, and any other recommended packages. However, there does not seem to be a way to install only the dependencies ...
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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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Fix “Package system is broken” error without synaptic

The package system is broken If you are using third party repositories then disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Now run the following command in a terminal: apt-get install -f ...