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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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apt-get don't let me install any package [duplicate]

Im using Ubuntu Server 12.04 i686 When I try to update/install any package, always appear an error like this dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libpam-winbind: libpam-winbind ...
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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: ...
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Unmet dependencies in Rhythmbox

I've been having problems with Rhythmbox, so I decided to uninstall and reinstall to see if it will work. I keep getting an error message during the installation that says Some packages could not be ...
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Persistent “held broken packages” error [duplicate]

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install netflix-desktop gives the error The following packages have unmet dependencies: netflix-desktop : Depends: wine-browser-installer but it is not ...
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Retain only dependencies of a given package

I am trying to have a minimal version of Ubuntu, having only those packages necessary to run mininet. So, I would like a solution, where I would be able to uninstall all the packages from the system, ...
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The package system is broken: can not update or install new packages

I am not new to Ubuntu, but I don"t know what to do with the following: sudo apt-get -o Debug::pkgProblemResolver=yes dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Package requirements doesn't make any sense

When trying to install the latest minitube-ubuntu from the ubuntu repository: The following packages have unmet dependencies: minitube-ubuntu: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2.17-0ubuntu5 is to be ...
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How to be warned when downgrading a package will break a depender

When I want to install a package, but that package depends on a package version older than what is installed on my system, how can I determine whether downgrading the package will break any other ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies: [duplicate]

Can someone help me get rid of this bloody error? The following packages have unmet dependencies: libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.3) mod-pagespeed-stable:i386 : Depends: ...
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apt-get does not install dependencies

When i try to install the gnutls libraries (libgnutls26), and the generic linux kernel headers (linux-headers-generic), I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Why does pretty much everything depend on gstreamer phonon backend?

I’ve just installed and configured a minimal KDE distro based on the Ubuntu 13.04 minimal CD. It’s working really well but I have 1 gripe with it. After installing kde-plasma-desktop gstreamer was ...
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Dependencies nightmare

I'm trying to install openbts but it requires a bunch of dependencies, some of which fail: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libboost-all-dev : Depends: libboost-python-dev but it is ...
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How do I find missing dependencies for cinepaint 1.0-4 Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I am a photojournalist/digital photo artist and I am getting into video editing projects I have used GIMP for my photo editing for years... I've been doing some research on other alternatives which ...
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How to update Twidge 1.0.8 form repositories to 1.1.0 from GitHub?

I would like to install Twidge 1.1.0, but only 1.0.8 is available in repositories and this version is not compatible with new Twitter API and it's not usable anymore. 1.1.0 is available in Debian sid, ...
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unmet dependencies samba [duplicate]

seems to be a pretty common problem, and I've followed the guides in order to at least do updates around the problem, but before I do any more blind guessing, I'm asking the community for reasons (if ...
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Error: brokencount > 0

I am getting the following error in the top menu bar: An error occurred. Please run the Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message ...
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Unable to upgrade ubuntu due to unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade Ubuntu Server, but get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-server : Depends: linux-headers-server (= 3.2.0.44.53) but 3.2.0.48.58 ...
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How did I uninstall KDE in 13.04?

I wanted to uninstall kde-standard package (not confused with kubuntu-desktop) and all of KDE-related packages in 13.04. Seems lightdm shows too many desktops (because I installed lot of DEs) so Unity ...
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How to make a dependency to the latest version of boost?

I'm packaging a couple of libraries that have some dependencies with one-another. To simplify, let's say I have: libA and libB. libB depends on libA for both building and installing. libA depends ...
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Error while installing cacti

I tried installing cacti with sudo apt-get install cacti. It displays an error message at the end Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Is lib32gcc1 exists in my system?

I'm trying to istall AMD/Intel hybrid drivers using this guide and have problem with lib32gcc1 when I'm try to install fglrx*.deb's sudo dpkg -i fglrx*.deb. I get dependency problems with it: ...
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Download a package with its all dependencies for later offline use

I would like to download package with its all dependencies to my computer and when I need it I would run command dpkg -i *.deb. All I need is to download everything necessary to install, say vlc or ...
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Skype installation dependencies issue

Cannot install skype.. lots of dependencies issues.. Please help.... :( Aptitude shows this solution only.. My OS is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS tau@UBUNTU:~$ sudo aptitude install skype --without-recommends ...
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Unmet Dependencies for handbrake-gtk

I have reviewed the suggestions at [How do I resolve unmet dependencies?]. As yet, my issue remains. Here's hoping the good folk here can help me. sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk ...
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dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-headers-virtual

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on a virtual box and have run into a little problem. Whenever I try to do an upgrade, I get: apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...