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Can't install wine

I've tried over and over, and over nothing seems to work. I always get this when I try to install Wine: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems after `do-release-upgrade`

I recently performed do-release-upgrade, and it appears to have broken some of my packages. I can't properly apt-get autoremove or apt-get upgrade any more. $ sudo apt-get install -f ... Errors ...
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I can't remove a malformed line from my sources.list.d?

I tried to follow a poorly explained tutorial on how to install the Opera browser from the terminal. After this failed, I have not been able to get to the Software Center or the Software Updater. I ...
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How to resolve dependency conflict (perl conflicts with libxml-sax-perl)?

I am trying to install a package called libxml-simple-perl, but it depends on libxml-sax-perl, I have installed other dependencies without issues, but this one below is giving me a lot of trouble, and ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 Will Not update [Unmet Dependencies] [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libc6: Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.3) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.4 is installed libc6-dev: Depends: libc6 (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.4) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.3 is ...
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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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Valgrind - problem with held broken packages

When I try to install Valgrind with sudo apt-get install valgrind, I get error: valgrind : Depends: libc6-dbg but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken ...
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aptitude dependency resolution issue when trying to install build-deps for openjdk-6

I am running into some kind of rather serious issue with resolving the dependencies if I try to install the build-deps for openjdk-6, as specified in the directions for compiling custom OpenJDK ...
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Issues opening everything

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I had issues opening Skype. I looked at a few tutorials that I found from Google searches to no avail. I figured it may just be an issue and went to try and update ...
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E:Malformed Line 61 [duplicate]

Hello I am new to Linux (Only installed today). I have an issue though which is "This is a serious problem. Try again later. If this problem appears again, please report an error to the developers." ...
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How can I upgrade while having unmet dependencies?

I just install a package that has these unmet dependencies: Depends: sun-java5-jre but it is not installable or sun-java6-jre but it is not installable or openjdk-6-jre ...
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will apt-get autoremove break other dependencies?

I want to use apt-get autoremove to remove liba for instance, but I'm not sure whether it is smart enough to preserve other dependencies. For instance, if liba depends on libb, while libc also depends ...
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unmet dependencies linux-server depend on linux-image-server

on my Ubuntu server 12.04.2, LVM partition, I have this problem when I run apt-get -f install : apt-get-f install Reading package lists ... done Building dependency tree Reading state information ... ...
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Role of dependencies while installing software??

What is the role of dependencies while installing any software?I was installing vlc player and it were closed by giving me error something like check dependency . What is to solution of this and how ...
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apt-get and dependencies

I thought apt-get was a package manager that installs all dependencies by default when it installs an application. But when I tried installing gcc-4.7, I get this: sudo apt-get install gcc-4.7 ...
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lib64readline6 conflicts [duplicate]

I've recently upgraded to a 64-bit machine (Kubuntu 12.04.02 AMD64) and in trying to assemble the list of things to compile some things I get conflicts. In trying to install lib64readline6 or ...
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Problems installing Nitro Application?

I installed Nitro using apt-get. However, it is dependent of gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0 and is missing. How can I get the source code of gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0 somehow and install it ...
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12.04 64-bit how to solve, pcscd : Depends: libccid (>= 1.4.1~) but it is not going to be installed or pcsc-ifd-handler?

I need to install a package but its failing in 12.04 64 -bit. root@sun-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M:/var/tmp# apt-get install pcscd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Do I need linux-libc-dev and libc6-dev?

I removed the stock 3.8.0-19-generic kernel (and meta packages for the stock ubuntu kernel) and installed the 3.9 mainline kernel, do I need these 2 packages or can I remove them? ~$ apt-cache policy ...
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Unmet dependencies (libgssapi-krb5-2: Depends: libkrb5-3 (= 1.10.1 + dfsg-4) but 1:10 + dfsg ~ beta1-2 is installed) [duplicate]

How do I solve this dependency? root @ server :/ # apt-get upgrade Reading package lists ... ready Building dependency tree Reading state information ... ready You might want to run `apt-get-f ...
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Cannot install GTK+3.6.4

When trying to run the ./configure for gtk+-3.6.4 I get the following: Requested 'glib-2.0 >= 2.35.3' but version of GLib is 2.34.0 Requested 'atk >= 2.7.5' but version of Atk is 2.4.0 ...
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Install a Program from a Directory with All of Its Dependencies

Suppose I have a directory in which I have .deb packages for two programs with all there dependencies. I want to know if there is a apt or dpkg command, or another program to install one out of these ...
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Why does LMMS depend on wine?

I was uninstalling wine, and I saw that it also uninstalled LMMS at the same time. Thinking it was just something weird that happened, I went and tried lmms - naturally, it didn't start, saying it was ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Nitro with this : sudo apt-get install nitro And then I get this : Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if ...
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Ubuntu Server Manager Installation Fails on 13.04 - Why

Installation of Server Manager Utility on 13.04 fails. Have tried many combination of loading packages to fix. Dependency Problems prevent configuration of ubuntu-server. Denpendency on on ...
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How do I install sasl2-bin dependencies?

I'm trying to install sasl2-bin on Natty. However, it depends on db4.8-util, which could not be installed because the default package on Natty is db4.7-util. If I try to install the 4.8 version either ...
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Unmet Dependencies right after installing VLC

I got the following error after installing VLC on my Quantal 12.10. Checked for libass4 and its already there. Is there anybody encountering this same silly error and willing to resolve..?? ...
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How do I get Glibc >= 2.16.0?

I know there are already built packages for Pidgin. I need to build Pidgin so I can build plug-ins. I need Glibc >= 2.16.0. Unfortunately, I get stuck in an endless dependency loop. I need ...
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Why am I getting the error E: Package php5-gd has no installation candidate when trying to install php5-gd?

I am trying to install php5-gd and receive this error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package php5-gd is not available, but is referred to by ...
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I get dependency issues with linux-image-pae while upgrading

justsmit1@moodle:~$ sudo aptitude safe-upgrade The following packages will be upgraded: linux-image-generic-pae 1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 ...
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Dependency error while installing cinnamon

I get following error while installing Cinnamon sudo apt-get install cinnamon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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“apt-get -f install” not working [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
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I cannot run DOSBox SVN-Daum on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got the DOSBox SVN-Duam from its homepage. Maybe I have solved the dependency problems, $ ldd ./dosbox linux-gate.so.1 => (0xb776d000) libSDL_sound-1.0.so.1 => ...
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Cannot get OpenGL to install [duplicate]

When I try to run an example application it says I am missing a file that is found in OpenGL. I found information online and tried to install OpenGL with the following command: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to install Tv-maxe

I am having problems install TV-MAXE on one laptop the issue is that is asking for ubuntu 12.04 lts cd to be in /cdrom/. Apparently the issue are the files lirc and setserial that will not ...
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“Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch but it is not installable” - Solution

I noticed this on 12.10 trying to get the Android SDK working. For 64 bit versions, it is required to install: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs However, under 64bit 12.10, I got the following error: ...
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Installing Miramath in Ubuntu 12.10

I tried building this application via downloading from http://sourceforge.net/projects/miramath/?source=dlp & in the process have already downloaded +500mb data but at one point I am constantly ...
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How do I not resolve unmet dependencies?

I followed the answer to How do I install gedit without Zeitgeist? and installed gedit without zeitgeist (in fact, zeitgeist is completely removed). gedit runs happily without zeitgeist. Now I can't ...
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How can I mark all packages with installed dependents as “Automatically Installed”?

There are some similar questions, but here is precisely what I would like to achieve and the dots which I am having trouble connecting: Query a list of "Manually Installed" packages (apt-mark ...
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How can I fix “The package system is broken”? [duplicate]

These are the updates: -Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla firefox -Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla- Unity menubar integration firefox-gobalmenu -Safe and easy web browser from ...
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Unable to install qt4-designer under ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I failed to install qt4-designer under ubuntu 12.10 because I got this error message: qt4-designer: Depends: libqt4-designer (=4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1) but 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu4~quantal1~test4 is ...
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Unmet dependencies installing Catalyst [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the Catalyst stuff as per this web site and I get 'unmet dependencies...'. I'm an old man and I just want to use Mythbuntu. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Dependency error while installing own cloud on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS [duplicate]

While truing to install owncloud client on ubuntu I am hiting the wall because of dependencies!! I googled it and checked everywhere but no remedy, can anyone help? Info: Tried everything on here: ...
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Trouble installing libflann1.7-dev on ubuntu

I am trying to install libflann1.7-dev I have removed libflann1, so now I have no libflann at all. Next I ran: sudo apt-get install libflann1.7 which installed fine, I then try to install ...
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Wine 1.5 Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get wine1.5 I get this: 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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How do I install ia32 libs, the multi-arch packages? [duplicate]

I cannot install ia32 libs no matter how hard I try. Here is the error I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Configuring wacom tablet on Ubuntu 12.10 by installing missing dependencies

I've been reading a book on Gimp. The book recommended that I visit the LinuxWacom Project for the drivers of a Wacom tablet I own. After extracting the tarball, I have to configure and make ...
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unresolvable (!) dependecy problems installing skype on ubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble installing skype on a new 12.04 install (64 bit). Below are the results of three different attempts and the outputs. Any help will be greatly appreciated! 1.Download skype .deb ...
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Why do I get unmet dependencies installing spotify on 12.10?

I followed the instructions to install spotify as on various forums & sites, pretty much the same steps everywhere. But when I get to the install spotify line, this is what happens: The following ...
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Package dependencies errors?

I have some problems with Lubuntu. When I tried sudo apt-get update: Fetched 1,222 kB in 7s (171 kB/s) ...