Questions concerning software and package dependencies.

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I can't install any package, dependency problems

The apt-get command doesn't work. When I try this sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get this: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libc6:amd64: libc6:amd64 depends on libgcc1; however: ...
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How to workaround gettext dependency problem when installing wine?

$ LANG=C dpkg -l 'wine*' dpkg-query: no packages found matching wine* $ LANG=C dpkg -l 'ia32*' Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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Software center is broken and can not be repaired or reinstalled

When I open the software center, I am told that I can not use it, for it is broken, and needs to be repaired. First I try to do this automatically, as I was offered. I enter a root password, and then ...
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Downgrading a package and dependencies

I want to downgrade libcairo2 to the version from Precise (I'm running Quantal). I've added the precise source to my sources.list and can do 'apt-get install libcairo2=', but it's going to remove some ...
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How to install software from old repository?

I want to install a package on a computer running Ubuntu Precise. However, the provider of the package only "supports" Ubuntu up till Lucid. Newer versions are probably supported as well, but they ...
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“Resolving build dependencies” makes a mess. Why ?

Even though I'm currently trying to install an AMD Catalyst driver this is more of an universal problem with Linux that I don't get. It's about how some packages which are totally mainstream and used ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 stuck in incomplete upgrade state [closed]

I started upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10 x64. All of a sudden, the upgrade process stops due to extra.ubuntu.com being unreachable. Any attempts to resume the process didn't give any ...
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How do I create a .deb file?

Yes, I know that this question has been asked many times before, but none of the answers really helped. I'd like to package the Minecraft launcher (which has no proprietary code, AFAIK,) into a .deb ...
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unable to install anything from software center - package issues in 12.10 - fresh intallation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble downloading updates due to “Hash sum mismatch” error i was having 12.04.1 LTS till now, and decided to install 12.10. I did a "new installation" by choosing to ...
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An error occurred - help please [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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getting build dependencies and source by default

Is there an application by which the build dependency as well as the source code of the software gets downloaded automatically as soon as we install the software from a .deb package or the software ...
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Unmet dependencies error when installing wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Wine not installable on my system? The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: wine1.5-i386 (= 1.5.16-0ubuntu1) but it is not installable ...
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Cannot installs Gnome in 12.10

when I try to install gnome DE, i get dependency issues. the command apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-gnome-default-settings gives the error message - ~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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URGENT: Firefox circular-dependency hell - Linux Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04) [closed]

Having difficulty re-installing Firefox, after an installation to resolve places.sqlite issues. It appears that I'm trapped in circular dependency hell. Need to resolve firefox dependency hell to ...
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Packaging a header library, header dependencies

When packaging a library A that contains of headers (similar to boost), those headers may have include statements to another header library B in them. Consequently, when building an application with ...
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unmet dependencies 12.04 LTS [closed]

sudo apt-get install cinnamon 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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Cannot reinstall Unity - Broken dependencies [closed]

I've lost my Unity after sudo apt-get autoremove --purge unity-webapp and cleaned the system with Ubuntu Tweak. I try to install it, but I always get a warning of broken dependencies... I've added ...
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DEB installer - Dependency Checks

Using a third-party install generation tool, I created a .deb package for my application. There are several dependencies that are required to be present on user’s Linux OS for my application to run ...
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'teamviewer depends on (…)' while trying to install TeamViewer

I recently got Ubuntu installed on my server, I wanted to install TeamViewer so i could easy manage the virtual machines, However, I get errors when installing it from App store?, And I also get ...
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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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VLC package dependencies broken & cannot be resolved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. Today, suddenly some updates had arrived but it wasn't normal update. It said me to partial update. ...
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Gnome Install Error (1)

I'm trying to install Gnome on my Ubuntu 12.04 P.Pangolin and getting the following errors: root@***:~# sudo apt-get install gnome-core gnome-session-fallback Reading package lists... Done ...
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Broken dependencies after installing netatalk

Recently I've installed netatalk from sources on my home server. Few days ago I've tried to install some packages using apt-get but I've got a message about broken dependencies. The following ...
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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Package dependency problem preventing installing any program due to libvte9 dependency

That is the error I get whenever I try to install wine, chromium, flash player or any thing else any help would be appreciated (a new Ubuntu user) The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Transmission dependencies are not in repository

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 using Gnome3 through their ppa in launchpad. Went good until now. Today Ubuntu wanted to make some updates and I thought okay. But it didn't want to install all of them. ...
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Remove KILE and other KDE dependencies

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I found my root directory full so thought to free up some space. In this regard I opt for removing KILE. But the base package KILE is only 4.4 MB. How can I remove its ...
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Wine / PlayOnLinux dependency issues when trying to install [closed]

I am curious as to why installing PlayOnLinux entails removing seemingly unrelated packages like google-earth-stable. Is this the expected behaviour? This is the output I get when trying to install ...
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libapt-inst1.4:i386 fais to install

Today I was notifed of updates, some of them being libapt. So I press "Install Updates", and I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libapt-inst1.4:i386: Depends: ...
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Video codec dependencies not met? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After trying to run a .M4A and a .MP4 (aren't they same thing?) I get a message saying I need to install extra codecs. When ...
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How do I get Bibletime 2.91 running on 12.04?

I would like to install the latest version of Bibletime (2.9.1) on my computer because the version in the official repositories (2.8.1) has a bug with the "Mag" feature. I had installed 2.9.1 on 12.04 ...
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12.04 upgrade hosed my system

I wish I could be more specific. I installed the upgrade from the update manager and after the computer rebooted, I found I could not run a lot of programs. I tried running them from the command ...
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Every attempts of installation returns error code (1)

mihirm3m@mihirm3m-HP-Pavilion-dv5-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install steadyflow [sudo] password for mihirm3m: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Failing to upgrade to linux-image-3.0.0-26-generic

When I try to upgrade linux-image-3.0.0-26-generic I get following problems: dpkg-deb (subprocess): data: internal bzip2 read error: 'DATA_ERROR' dpkg-deb: error: subprocess <decompress> ...
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Missing /lib/libc.so.6

Software that I'm installing requires /lib/libc.so.6, but it's not in place: $> ls -l /lib/libc* lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 2011-10-09 06:02 /lib/libcap.so.2 -> libcap.so.2.20 -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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Wine install cross dependencies

Help! When I try to install wine from .deb files from Ubuntu Packages I can't because wine1.4-i386.deb and wine1.4-common.deb are cross dependent. One wont install without the other being configured. ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies while installing fglrx on 12.04 64 bits?

Terminal output: name@name:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates [sudo] password for name: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Cannot install some apps due to unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I am not able to get Skype, Picasa , Adobe flash player and such similar applications. When I try to ...
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Unmet dependencies when trying to install openssh-server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I am running sudo-apt get install openssh-server on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit system. It is giving me the following output. $ sudo ...
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How to deal with “not installable” dependencies?

I ran sudo apt-get install -y unity-dictionary-lens and received a warning of unmet dependencies: unity-dictionary-lens : Depends: unity-singlet (>= 0.2.0) but it is not installable I found the ...
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the following package have unmet depnedencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? Can someone please help me with these errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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apt-get: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

root@m-laptop:/home/m/Desktop# apt-get -f install libc6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libc6 is already the newest version. libc6 set ...
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Why I'm not able to install wine on x64?

I got broken dependencies which I'm not able to solve since I uninstalled Ubuntu 11.04 and updated to 12.04.1. That's a fresh install =/ Is anyone facing the same issue or did I screw something up?
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Unable to install Evolution on Xubuntu 12.04

I had evolution 3.2.3 working on Xubuntu 12.04. But then I was tempted to upgrade my evolution to the latest and greatest so I did a bit of searching and added the following command: sudo ...
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VLC package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

When I try to install VLC media player this pops up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) but 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed ...
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How to install libsane-perl >=0.05 in Lubuntu 12.04?

After reinstalling my Lubuntu 12.04 system I want to get back some programs, amongst which gscan2pdf When I try to install the deb file in gdebi I get this in synaptic I have tried to install ...
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repair broken packages-“dpkg: error: conflicting actions -f (--field) and -r (--remove)”

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. if more information will be needed, tell me and'll give. the main problem is: tzach@tzach-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install docky [sudo] password for tzach: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unmet Dependencies with kdelibs5-data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I was trying to install Amarok 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome-classic), by following this instructions. Problem started after giving ...
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Software center crashes; fieldrunners need to be reinstalled; can't find achive

Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Why does synaptic want me to uninstall half my programs just to get wine?

I have noticed it lately, so I am suspicious it is something to do with being on a 64 bit install. I especially notice when trying uninstalling something I don't want by KDE; I seem to have to choose ...