Questions concerning software and package dependencies.

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dpkg and missing dependency problem

I downloaded an open source software from the Internet to emulate white board on my computer. The link is here: http://open-sankore.org/ The download was as .zip file with .deb file inside (which I ...
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Automatic security update fails by unmet dependency

Ubuntu 12.04 - Update manager failed to install security update of some headers. I have tried: sudo apt-get -f install which tries to get dependencies, but initially fails with: dpkg: error ...
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Error installing Ubuntu software - Package dependencies cannot be resolved

I switched to Ubuntu from Windows, but I am not able to install any software on it. Whenever I install it gives the following error : Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved help [duplicate]

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be ...
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movie codec install errors

Trying to play clip downloaded from youtube and I keep getting this error when I try to install the required codec. Please help The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies related to Mesa/Wayland?

On my Ubuntu 13.04 machine, I used to have the Updated and Optimized Open Graphics Drivers PPA enabled and with a recent update it required Wayland as a dependency. This seems to have broken my ...
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How should I install jpeg62 for Synfig Studio?

I would like to install Synfig Studio 0.63 on a computer without an Internet connection. At installation, it says to install the "JPEG62" dependency. I have downloaded this but the Software Centre is ...
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dependency problem prevent upgrade

After falling into a root disk full issue due to the automatic updates installing new kernel with removing of old ones, I am now facing a dependency issue that prevent any upgrade of my system. the ...
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hgsubversion, mercurial (ppa): broken dependencies

I have installed mercurial from the PPA, then I wanted to install hgsubversion. That fails due to unmet dependencies. But they are met, as far as I understand. What am I missing here? jb@x60 ~ $ ...
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Network-manager cannot install, dependency issue

I accidently installed connmanager, it removed my network-manager and network-manager-gnome. Now I cannot connect to my wifi and ethernet connection. I tried to install network-manager from source ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu server due to unmet dependensies

When I am trying to install system update on my Ubuntu Server 13.04 AMD64 it returns the following message: Now updating apparmor .. Installing package(s) with command apt-get -y install apparmor .. ...
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How to get the urls of all the packages that an application depends on?

I want to install gnome-shell package without using apt by getting the dependent packages and building them myself so that I won't have to download them the next time I do a fresh install. I want a ...
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Installed wrong teamvierer package now I have unmet dependency problems, how to revert back?

Package management is broken after a mistaken attempt to install TeamViewer (I selected the wrong TeamViewer package from the TeamViewer web site). I have tried: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get ...
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Problem when installing Anki: unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install Anki SRS http://ankisrs.net/ on (freshly-installed) Ubuntu 13.04, but it isn't going swiftly: The following packages have unmet dependencies: anki: Depends: python (>= ...
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Apt-get problems and errors : VIM

I found this great link: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? but I can't seem to get any command involving apt-get to run correctly. My main problem is a partition filling up and don't know why, ...
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Cannot install PHP CURL, php5-common discrepency

When every I try to install php5-curl, php5-common, php5 I always get following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-curl : Depends: php5-common (= 5.3.10-1ubuntu3) but ...
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Unmet dependencies installing gnome-shell-extension-weather

When I want to install anything with the apt-get I get an error.For example : amin@Amin-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extension-weather [sudo] password for amin: Reading package lists... ...
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Cannot install VLC due to unmet dependencies

I am using a 32-bit version of Ubuntu, and I am trying to install VLC. But every time I do it, it shows unmet dependencies. I know this issue was addressed in VLC package dependencies cannot be ...
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can someone tell me what this means and how do i fix it? [duplicate]

All i wanted to do was put vlc on my computer. This is turning into a real pain in the butt. I had to update and upgrade just to get the software centre to run, but when i try to install vlc i get the ...
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Can't uninstall old kernel [duplicate]

I can't install a new kernel because by boot partition is full. However I also can't remove an old kernel: sudo apt-get purge -f linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic-pae [.. reading package lists etc, ...
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apt-get install -f seems to purge too much

I've been trying to install skype to the 12.04 64bit. Installing ai32-libs doesnt work at all (something about held packages and none of recommendations hasn't helped). I've installed package ...
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/boot 100% and can't purge

running Ubuntu 12.04 LS and it tells me that it can't complete install on linux-image-3.5.39 because of dependencies. running 'apt-get -f install' doesn't do anything. How can I remove anything from ...
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the following packages have unmet dependencies(KDE) [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu but I failed to solve this error. I had searched for this problem but I didn't find the perfect solution. Please help me. I'm finding this error. Please give me a perfect solution ...
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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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Dependency issues while trying to upgrade 12.04.2 to the 12.04.3 HWE stack

While trying to upgrade my system to the latest hardware enablement stack from Ubuntu 12.04.2/Linux 3.5 I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-raring ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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Can't install python-dev. Packages have unmet dependencies. I think it's a wrong Python version

root@Managementserver:~# sudo apt-get install python-pip python-dev build-essential -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done build-essential ...
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How to add dependency after submitting a proprietary app to USC?

I submitted my app "Brightness Controller" under proprietary license and it has been published. It contains an executable .py file. But the app depends on python-wxgtk2.8 I wrote it in the comments ...
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g++ installation unmet dependencies error [duplicate]

I am trying to install g++.But not able to do it. amol@amol-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get install g++ [sudo] password for amol: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Can I have ubuntu forget about unmet dependency errors?

I was trying to install adobe reader and it didn't finish installing. Then I decided that I dont need adobe reader and how do I have ubuntu think everything is fine and there are no unmet dependencies ...
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How to fulfill libcdio-cdda0 dependency of SKG Jukebox?

I am trying to install SKG Jukebox onto an old netbook (ASUS Aspire One) with Ubuntu installed on it. It says that there is a dependency for libcdio-cdda0 . But I cant work out how to add that. Also ...
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Problem installing vlc 12.04 broken dependencies

I am trying to install vlc on my Gateway netbook running 12.04 through wubi but whether I try using terminal or the software center I get this error message. The following packages have unmet ...
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Wine Errors in Ubuntu 12.10 driving me crazy [duplicate]

I have an Hp Pavilion dv7 64bit system, 6gb memory, Ubuntu 12.10 partitioned with Win7,AMD Phenom(tm) II N640 Dual-Core Processor × 2 , 650g HDD. This is what i'm getting through Terminal, same type ...
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Unmet Dependencies when installing Wine, ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04, 64 bit, and I can't install wine. I've tried the solutions presented here and here, but to no avail. When I use the command sudo apt-get install wine, the terminal ...
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Broken Dependency 12.04-12.10 (linux-image-3.8.0-27-generic)

I need some help on how to fix this problem. I ran the following. wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ sudo apt-get update Fetched 674 kB in 4s (141 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ ...
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Why does apt-get install Skype easily while aptitude complains about MAJOR dependency errors?

I was trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 13.04, from the Canonical repositories. With apt-get it worked easily, while aptitude had a huge problem with dependencies and proposed a complicated solution. ...
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sudo apt-get -f install [duplicate]

i want to run the following command : sudo apt-get -f install all packages downloads fine expect 1 package because the contain "proxy" word in the link and my ISP block it i can give him another ...
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Unmet dependencies: install-build-dep.sh “Chromium prerequisites installation” [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the Chromium prerequisites by running the install-build-dep.sh script. Every time I try to run it I get this output: ***r@***r:~/Desktop$ sudo ./install-build-deps.sh ...
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Correct way to install virtual dependency

I'm in the process of creating a .deb package of our Java-based application (see this superuser-question). I'm now using following dependency information: Depends: java-runtime-headless (>= 1.6) ...
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Kolab groupware(Mail Server) fails to install because of dependency problems

I need some help. I'm trying to setup a kolab sever to be used by computer science students at my college, starting this fall. I had a bit of some trouble setting up ldap, bur after some experimenting ...
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Install wine1.6-amd64 from ubuntu-wine ppa asked for installing wine1.6-i386 as well

When installing wine1.6 and wine1.6-amd64 from ppa:ubuntu-wine on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal), it always asked me for installing wine1.6-i386 root@ezgo64:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# LC_ALL=C apt-get ...
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How to upgrade a particular package dependencies only?

Let's say I have a package A which has Depends: B (>= 1.0.0) in its control file. The B was installed as an A dependency some time ago with 1.0.0 version. Now B was updated in the repository to ...
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apt-get packages automatically installed (by what?!) and can be removed (but I need them!) [duplicate]

apt-get is prompting me to remove these packages since they were automatically installed but are no longer required: libcapi20-3 libgif4:i386 libnss-winbind libp11-kit-gnome-keyring:i386 ...
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Package dependency issue: linux-server

I am using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and logged in as root. When I try to run: apt-get upgrade I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-image-server : Depends: ...
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ubuntu 12.04 64bits - cannot install 32bits libs - dependy problem [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs -y gives the following message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ia32-libs: Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch E: Unable to correct problems, you have held ...
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Skype won't work [duplicate]

This is what I get when trying to install it: drsloth@drsloth:~$ sudo apt-get install libasound2:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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package maneger broken. unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I tried to fix one problem and created another... My update manager broke... The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they ...
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unmet dependencies, linux-server depends: linux-headers-server, but boot is full

Hello I have an problem with unmet dependencies, but I cant fix it. $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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cannot install apt-fast in ubuntu 12.10

I tried to install apt-fast in my Ubuntu 12.10 but it shows following error: the following packages have unmet dependencies apt-fast : depends: aria2 but is not going to install build essential : ...
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missing python dependencies when installing phablet-tools for ubuntu touch preview

I'm on ubuntu 13.04 and I run into similar situation and don't know how to resolve the dependencies issues. Anyone can help? mk@MS7549:~$ sudo apt-get install phablet-tools [sudo] password for mk: ...