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

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apt dependency issues in Trusty

I was trying to install openssh-server on Xubuntu 14.04 [amd64] and apt is asking me to install many i386 packages as dependency The following packages will be REMOVED: openssh-client The following ...
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How do I build Nautilus 3.70/3.80 from source?

I've upgraded nautilus on my PC to 3.60 with the nice sidebar, but I'm finding the lack of recursive search difficult. I've downloaded Nautilus 3.7.5 and 3.7.1 which have replaced the recursive search ...
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Broken dependency after upgrading ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 LTS but few packages are broken. I tried to run the command apt-get -f install and dpkg --configure -a but nothing worked for me. Please help .. here is the output ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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Unmet dependency in 14.04 installing printer

i've been using my Canon MP550 printer for some ubuntu versions now, and installation always worked: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
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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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Dependency issues preventing update

I'm trying to do routine software upgrades but made the mistake a while back of installing acestream:i386, which broke a fair amount of stuff. When I run apt-get upgrade, I get the following: E: ...
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How can I determine why apt-get will install a package?

This question is similar to How can I find out why a package was installed?, but in my case I'd like to know before actually installing a package, why it will install a particular dependency. So for ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) after installing octave

I was trying to install the octave signal package with sudo apt-get install octave-signal But I get the following wall of text. I have to idea where to begin and how to fix it. What would you ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS initramfs-tools dependency issue

I know this has been asked several times, but each issue and resolution seems different. I've tried almost everything I could think of, but I can't fix this. I have a VM (VMware I think) running ...
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In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies. gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad [closed]

i found a lot of thems with this question, but noone helped me. Here is what i'm trying to do: apt-get install -f 'gstreamer1.0*' gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg ... The following packages have unmet ...
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Dependencies problem with x2go

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. I can't update Ubuntu, because I always have problems with x2go. See message below: dependency problems prevent configuration of openssh-server: ...
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e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
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dependency problems prevent configuration

I've gotten my Ubuntu server into an inconsistent state. I've read through a thread on a similar issue but am still unsure how best to proceed. Here is some info: # dpkg --print-architecture amd64 ...
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How to call a script to remove apt-get cache when DPKG installation fails while checking for dependencies in control file provided to equivs-build?

I have created a deb package abc.deb which successfully installs one application (web-server) when all dependencies (like python-dev, python-pip, etc) specified in Depends: <list of ...
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How to resolve depedancy issues with software not obtained from a repository

Ok so i have found that the Ubuntu software centre has excessively outdated builds posted for nearly every piece of software i attempt to install. The only solution i can think of is to download the ...
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How to check the required dependencies for a package?

I want to install the ndiswrapper packages (utils, -dkms and -common) in my Ubuntu 13.04 live-usb. However, since I don't have wi-fi while I'm on the Daily build, I can't install them directly, so I ...
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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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cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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libssl Dependencies

Alright, so I was messing around with libssl and I manged to mess up libssl pretty well. It looks like I installed a separate version of libssl 64 than I've for libssl32 and now I can't use apt-get at ...
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python-software-properties unmet dependencies Ubuntu 12.04

I just got a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server and I am trying to get add-apt-repository. For that I need the package python-software-properties. However, when I try to install it with apt-get, I actually ...
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Can't install ubuntu-sdk [duplicate]

I can't install ubuntu sdk: alexis@lola:~$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Adobe reader x64 missing dependencies

I get the error after executing acroread: acroread: error while loading shared libraries: libxml2.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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BeatHazard Humble Bundle Not Installing? [duplicate]

Ive tried to install beat hazard from a humble bundle pack from awhile ago on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm getting cannot install nvidia-experimental:i386 I tried doing this as it kept asking for more ...
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How to remove recommended and suggested dependencies of uninstalled packages?

I know of How to remove an uninstalled package's dependencies? and I tried apt-get autoremove but that does not remove dependencies that are recommended/suggested by other packages. That is, ...
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apt-get does not install dependencies

When i try to install the gnutls libraries (libgnutls26), and the generic linux kernel headers (linux-headers-generic), I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Install gcc on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I try to install gcc on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server with apt-get install gcc, I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gcc : Depends: cpp (>= 4:4.6.1-2ubuntu5) ...
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Error Installing lxc 1.0.0

I am trying to install lxc 1.0.0 but I get this error when I run this command I have added the following repos to my sources.lst file deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-lxc/daily/ubuntu saucy main ...
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MySQL Installation Error [duplicate]

I'm trying to install MySQL like this: sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql but I get this always: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Unity and Ubuntu-desktop disappeared and I am unable to reinstall it!

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. After running a normal upgrade, Unity disappeared (after login, I have the desktop, without the launch abd status bar, no dash, etc.). If I try to reinstall ubuntu-desktop, ...
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Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Error while installing VLC [duplicate]

I am having trouble installing acestream on Elementary OS for some reason. When I add this repository it gives me an error. Can somebody please explain to me why this is happening? The following ...
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Depends on lib32gcc1 , libc6-i386 , can't install neither [duplicate]

I tried to install catalyst for my Radeon Graphics on 13.10 , but looks like everything went wrong . Now I can't install any software , and the software center says : The following packages have ...
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Boost unmet dependencies

I heard it is easy to install libraries on ubuntu so i switched to ubuntu, i tried to install boost so i write: sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev and I get this: Reading package ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable error

I am a new user to Ubuntu and seeking for help on installing a mod for Nautilus. I am running 12.04 on 32 bit machine. I do not know hot to compile all these files or what I am doing wrong. I ...
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Unmet dependency issue installing libmapnik

I'm trying to install CartoDB, and have run into the dreaded "you may have requested an impossible situation" message: $ sudo apt-get install -y libmapnik-dev python-mapnik mapnik-utils Reading ...
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Install older version of software and dependencies

I need to install R 3.0.2 because a needed library isn't compatible with 3.0.3 yet (the latest). I can install the older version of R like so: sudo apt-get install r-base=3.0.2-1precise0 However ...
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Wine will not install on Ubuntu 32 and 64 bit or Dell Inspiron 3421

Good afternoon community After two relentless two days of research on this issue in which I found several convesas but unfortunately nothing that solved my Wine does not install . When I know to ...
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Update Manager crashes, says it needs 3.2.0.58.69 but linux-image-generic on system is 3.2.0.59.70 [duplicate]

Recently Update Manager ceased working. Ubuntu Software Centre, when I enter it instead, offers to repair, then fails and offers to repair again, and so on. This is the key sentence I keep getting ...
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How Do I Fix Unmet dependencies Linux-Image-Generic etc

My battery died on an upgrade and now I have this problem when I try to install updates. How do I fix it? The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-generic: Depends: linux-image-generic ...
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How do I fix APT errors “W: Failed to fetch […] Hash Sum mismatch”?

I don't really know what happened, after reboot I got many crash messages, and if I would open Firefox or Synaptic, they would crash. Synaptic returns this: E: Encountered a section with no Package: ...
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dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-headers-virtual

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on a virtual box and have run into a little problem. Whenever I try to do an upgrade, I get: apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Unable to install ccmake [duplicate]

[Preface: I have seen similar questions, but that did not help me and so this new question. To explain in more detail, I followed the steps in How do I resolve unmet dependencies?, without rectifying ...
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Ubuntu fix dependency problems

I am having dependency problems, whenever I do an apt-get install, I get this error message: http://pastebin.com/dFnAgyK1 I already tried: apt-get clean, update, upgrade, install -f dpkg ...
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Can't install package libglib2.0-dev because it depends on some unknown version

I have 10.04.2 LTS and I want to install libglib2.0-dev. So I do: $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo apt-get install libglib2.0-dev Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) bug [duplicate]

This happen after the download of Ubuntu 13.04 and I can't even download stuff because of this problem: root@Viktor-Dator:/home/viktor# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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problem with dependencies after uninstall dpkg-dev [duplicate]

I installed manually some drivers and since then I can't install nothing more. So I tried to reinstall dpkg with this: sudo dpkg --purge --force-d But now I cant do anything... Please, does anyone ...
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libc6-amd64 dependency problem while installing autodesk aldmflexnetserver

command sudo dpkg -i adlmflexnetserver_7.0.51-1_amd64.deb log Unpacking adlmflexnetserver (from adlmflexnetserver_7.0.51-1_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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I want to install cudaminer but compile fails due to libcurl

~/CudaMiner/./configure checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking target system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking ...