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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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code::blocks on Xenial Beta

Attempting to install code::blocks through the PPA with apt-get and not having much luck. I keep receiving these errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies. libcodeblocks0 : Depends: ...
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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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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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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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Cannot install 32bit libs, even if it has its dependency [ubuntu 16.04 LTS]

I am trying to install 32bit libs but it wont install saying it has unmet dependency. When I try to install its dependency it says I already have it installed: ozcan@ozcan-P55-UD3L:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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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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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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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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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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Dependency problem

I use Ubuntu on my offline laptop. Since I want to install python, I have to install a lot of dependencies as well, and to install those dependencies I need even more dependencies of the ...
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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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Problem installing Dolphin-emu, Unmet dependencies

When attempting to install Dolphin-Emu, I have come across a un-met dependences that are preventing the installation. I installed Dolphin-Emu as a PPA, so I could manually install the package. Every ...
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Gnome dependency problems with Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I once installed the nvidia drivers (nvidia-355) and then after a few days I installed Gnome 3.10. It kept complaining about some dependency problem so I figured it'd be ...
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How do I reinstall shared dependencies after upgrade to 16.04?

I just upgraded to 16.04. When I tried to launch Emacs from the command line, I get the following error emacs/src/emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libgif.so.4: cannot open shared ...
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Launchpad Build Recipes: How do I correctly specify build dependencies for packages in the same PPA?

I am trying to build Code::Blocks IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 using this recipe: https://code.launchpad.net/~damien-moore/+recipe/codeblocks-16.01-release It needs libwxgtk2.8-dev, which isn't in the 16.04 ...
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Error while installing libqt4-core on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install libqt4-core, but it seems that for the dependencies, I have more recent versions than are compatible with this package. When I use sudo apt-get install libqt4-core my output is ...
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Netscaler VPN Gateway Client not working in 16.04

the Netscaler Gateway VPN Client worked great for 12.04. Attempts to install on 16.04 doesn't work via Software Center or Command line dpkg method. From the Software Center Install will not complete ...
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install gpg 2.1.7+ on *ubuntu 16.04 (support for ECC keys)

so I want to create ECSDA keys. so I tried to install gpgv2 2.1.7 http://www.gniibe.org/memo/software/gpg/keygen-25519.html but that failed with following The following packages have unmet ...
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“Error: Opening the cache …installed packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

I recently started using Ubuntu, and today I got the following error and am unsure how to proceed. I would appreciate any input. An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click ...
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How to get this game to run by fixing this list of issues it displayed?

Screenshot with errors on left monitor So I installed Witcher (game) from a .sh file, and when I try to run the game,it gives me that screen on the left in the image. I wanted to install the intel ...
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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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Epson WF 36xx series shooting blanks driver not installing 16.04

As the title states, my printer isn't working right and things aren't installing easily. I have this networked on wireless. The test pages printed directly from the printer were fine. I am using the ...
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How to resolve a missing libproxy1 dependency on Wily

I'm installing the Citrix VPN client using the installer nsgclient.deb on Wily and I get the error Dependency is not satisfiable: libproxy1. I tried apt-get with this result: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Dependency problem in install filezilla in ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu software center

i use Ubuntu 14.04 when i try to install filezilla from ubuntu software center so it return dependency error like "The following packages have unmet dependencies: filezilla: Depends: libgcc1 (>= ...
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Getting Dependencies error anytime while trying to install any package

I am getting the following error while removing or adding any new software, rfc5766-turn-server:i386: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.7) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.7 is installed Depends: ...
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Cannot install build-essential on ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I am trying to install build-essential package on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) but there is a dependency issue. root@server:~# apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Upgrading to 16.04 failed due to unmet dependencies

Upgrading 15.10 -> 16.04 produced errors, but the upgrade went on. Now I can't install new packages, due to unmet dependencies. Libreoffice, PHP and probably other programs don't work now. Updating ...
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How to install ubuntu-device-flash in Ububtu 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 ...
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How to add two alternative dependencies in control file? [duplicate]

The software depends on any of python-wxgtk2.8 or python-wxgtk3.0. What should be in the dependency field in the control file so that any one (which is available) of them is installed? ...
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dpkg - how to install pre-dependency? [closed]

i need to install apt package on a machine where the only package system is dpkg. To do so, i have to install multiarch-support, it depends on libc6 which depends on libgcc1. But libgcc1 pre-depends ...
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Cant install libsdl2-dev or cmake glfw.. (libxinerama-dev problem)

So I was going to continue learning Opengl after switching to Ubuntu, I tried this explanation to compile glfw and use it, but I got this: -- Using X11 for window creation -- Using GLX for context ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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following packages have unmet dependencies

I want to update codelite on my computer, but when I download the new version and uninstall my previous one. However, when I add the deb file, the terminal said: The following packages have unmet ...
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Installing KDE in Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

I'm trying to install KDE on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, but I cannot get it to work. I'm trying to install it through the command line, using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop but it doesn't work. It ...
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Multiple points of failure running World of Warcraft with Wine 1.8?

I am trying to get World of Warcraft 6.2.4 to run on Ubuntu 16.04. I've solved a couple of problems already by updating Wine to 1.8. I have tried using Wine in XP and Windows 7 "compatibility" mode. ...
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pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to install something I received an error of dependencies and a incorrect gcc-5-base version installed. When I put sudo apt-get install anyprogram: Reading package lists... Building ...
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Package dependency is not going to be installed

I try to install ROS, but it does not work properly, so they write I should install libgl1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic first. This produces this error, for which I can't find the solution. Why doesn't apt-get ...
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How to install odbcinst and odbcinst1debian2 via dpkg -i, when they depend on each other?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. Host is offline, and of necessity must stay that way. I need to install odbc to talk with a remote database from a C++ application running on the system. I have ...
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cannot install qtbase5-dev due to unmet dependencies

I need to install qtbase5-dev but $> sudo apt-get install qtbase5-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...