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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) ...
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How to determine if a package is safe to uninstall?

I know that there are many recipes/strategies for getting a "minimal Ubuntu", but they are too extreme for what I'm trying to do. Still, I suspect that I have a ton of packages installed that I don't ...
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Unable to install libc6 specific dependencies

I am unable to install libc6 specific dependencies in Ubuntu 11.10. sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting ...
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Install packages and dependencies without Internet connection

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my problem is that I don't have any Internet connection and I want to use wine, MS OFFICE, Turbo C++, DOS BOX, and many more applications that are required to me. But Ubuntu ...
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Trying to install cinnamon and getting a dependency error [duplicate]

Trying to install cinnamon 1.6.4 using apt-get install cinnamon and I'm getting this error. How can I resolve this error? cinnamon : Depends: gir1.2-muffin-3.0 but it is not going to be installed ...
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How do I make my current installation of 12.04 like when I first installed it?

I recently did a project involving a lot of messy installs. After manually undoing what evil I have done I realize I have broken a lot of dependencies and instead of manually slaving over each one, ...
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How to install weather indicator on ubuntu 12.04?

I tried to install it from the market but that's what it says
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declaring dependencies in upstart

It seems as if the accepted way to specify a dependency of service A on service B in upstart is to work in the reverse dependency direction: give service B a start on starting A stanza. I'd like to ...
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How to fix update-manager error “The package system is broken”

I am getting the following error with update-manager: The package system is broken Check if your are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
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If i install ubuntu 12.04.1 will I receive all updates without upgrading to ubuntu 12.04.2 due to bumblebee issue?

I ran into the problem with the bumblebee dependencies for the Ubuntu 12.04.2. To know more about the problem you can head to this thread Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation ...
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cannot install goldendict because of package dependencies

I'm running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.10. Software Center fails to install Goldendict because of some package dependencies. The error message looks like this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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how to install websocket++ dependencies?

I'm trying to develop websocket applications in c++. I've chosen to use websocket++ since it's a no-nonsense #include that doesn't try to fallback to ajax and could potentially be used with any other ...
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How to fix dependencies / broken packages [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, i like to use it but i'm not able to resolve the problem. When i try to install skype, phpmyadmin and even i got the error on system updates. You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Unable to install Skype due to “libxss1 not satisfiable” error

I'm in the UAE, so I can not install skype from the software center. I made my friend upload a deb file and i downloaded it. I ran it with Gdebi package installer and I get the error: libxss1 not ...
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Source package: precise build dependencies policy for Software Centre

I was seeking for a detailed specification of what's allowed as build dependencies for sources packages to be published in the Software Centre. I found Ubuntu Policy Manual — Chapter 4 - Source ...
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How do I play FreeSpace 2 Open

I went to the download-page downloaded the fs2_open_3.6.16.tar.bz2 package, extract it. runned it like so ./fs2_open_3.6.16 but i get the below error: ./fs2_open_3.6.16: error while loading shared ...
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Problem updating packages on Ubuntu Server

I'll start by saying I'am a total beginner in Linux. I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS installed on a separate machine and I use it for storing data and hosting some services. I usually use Webmin to update ...
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How to visually display dependencies of a package?

This is just for fun and curiosity: is there a tool using which I can visually see the dependencies of a package as a graph? That is, the packages that a given package depends on. This can be a ...
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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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The following packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: apache2: Depends: apache2-mpm-worker (= 2.2.22-1ubuntu1) but 2.2.22-1ubuntu1.2 is to be installed or apache2-mpm-prefork (= ...
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Old ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

Explanation: I have a VPS that comes with ubuntu 10.10. I'm using it for a webserver that runs a bunch of sites. My problem is that I cannot upgrade the distribution (which I really want) . I ...
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How to remove openjdk-7?

I want to uninstall java 7 and install the version 6 (as some of programs I would like to use are incompatible with 7). I tried : $ sudo apt-get remove openjdk-7-jre [sudo] password for USER: ...
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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 can I discover and install a list of dependent libraries?

I'm trying to get the Humble Bundle version of Dungeon Defenders going, but the executable crashes with a "no such file or directory" error. Thanks to this answer I'm able to identify the dependent ...
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Major issues trying to clean up /boot

12.04 LTS here, first off let me start with a uname -a output for you 3.2.0-35-generic-pae #55-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 5 18:04:39 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux So my boot partition was at 100%. ...
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Problem with libqt4-dev. Messed up dependencies

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to update ubuntu-sdk but today it wasn't possible without adding phablet-team/tools PPA as described here ...
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Building debian package - How do dependencies work?

I'm in the process of building a debian package. The goal is to package up a directory into a .deb that will have 2 dependencies that are other packages I created. When installing the .deb package, ...
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Ubuntu SDK does not install on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit?

Trying to install the ubuntu-sdk on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit using instructions at http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ and I get the following errors: Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Ubuntu SDK conflicts with Amarok [duplicate]

Apt removed Amarok after installing Ubuntu SDK due to dependencies conflict. Now when I try to reinstall it again i get this message is7yx@is7yx-Satellite-L305:~$ sudo apt-get install amarok Reading ...
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can't install steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I am not able to install steam. Firstly, from the Ubuntu Software Centre it fails to install and I get the following; The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam64: Depends: steam (= ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 dependency issues when attempting update [duplicate]

I'm having issues updating packages on an Ubuntu Server instance running 12.04. When running apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Initialising the Build Environment for Android on 64-bit 12.04

I am looking to initialise the build environment for the AOSP codebase (or for that matter, any Android source), and one of the first steps in the process is to; $ sudo apt-get install git gnupg flex ...
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How do I install Steam 64-bit when package dependencies cannot be resolved?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.10 on Wubi, and am trying to install Steam. Notably, when I am trying to "buy" steam from the store, it reads Package Dependencies cannot be resolved This ...
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I am unable to install Wine due to issues with multiarch support. What can I do to resolve this issue?

I cant install wine. Cant do anything with this. sudo aptitude install wine1.5 The following NEW packages will be installed: libasn1-8-heimdal:i386{a} libasound2:i386{a} libasyncns0:i386{a} ...
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How can I revert to the previous kernel version w/out dependency issues?

Since ubuntu updated my install to 3.2.0-37-generic, my laptop fan constantly runs. I never had this issue with the previous kernel versions. To fix this problem, I would like to revert back to the ...
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I cannot install any package (linux-image-server, linux-server dependencies errors) [duplicate]

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I messed up something and I cannot install any packages with apt-get install. Initially I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Why do many GNOME application packages depend on `libunity9`?

When investigating this question, I discovered that many GNOME applications' packages depend on the libunity9 package. If I try to uninstall libunity9 on Precise, it tries to uninstall lots of ...