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How to check the required dependencies for a package?

I want to install the ndiswrapper packages (utils, -dkms and -common) in my Ubuntu 13.04 live-usb. However, since I don't have wi-fi while I'm on the Daily build, I can't install them directly, so I ...
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Gwoffice 0.97 has a dependency issue and won't install

When trying to install the latest version of gwoffice 0.97 I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gwoffice : Depends: libgranite1 but it is not installable E: Unable to correct ...
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aptitude cant install ia32-libs

When I run aptitude install ia32-libs it gives me this output (on Pastebin due to length constraints of StackExchange). The install fails, as it leaves ia32-libs in a Not Installed state. All other ...
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Cannot install libglade2-ruby dependency for Grism

Hey Guys I'm trying to install Grism. I've followed installation steps from http://www.grism.org/install.html, which are fairly simple, just need to install dependencies and than install the deb ...
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apt tells me I have “held broken packages”: please help me reinstall skype [duplicate]

Ubuntu version: up to date 12.04 I recently uninstalled Skype so that I could reinstall the most recent version; I was getting the "packages held back" message whenever I updated the software on my ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved for VLC

I tried to install vlc media player on my ubuntu 12.04 using terminal by following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc ...
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Why am I getting 'file not found' when trying to run CEWE Fotobuch / Kruidvat fotoservice on my 64 bit system?

When I install the CEWE Fotobuch (rebranded as "Kruidvat fotoservice" in the Netherlands) software on my 64 bit system, the application does not start. Instead, I'm getting a 'file not found' error. ...
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How to install cndrvcups-common v.2.3 in Quantal?

Trying to install a Canon printer, and getting into trouble at some point (see this question, regarding the 12.10 part) I noticed that I had not followed exactly what Ubuntu Documentation recommended ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” problem when trying apt-get install

Anytime I try to install python packages using the command: sudo apt-get install python-package I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Why does Software Center report qt4 as unmet dependency, when I already have qt5 installed?

I installed qtspim which requires qt4 to be installed. As I already have qt5 installed on my system, qtspim is working fine. However, Software Center reports dependency error. When I run apt-get ...
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Software center requires qt4, I have qt 5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Software Center report qt4 as unmet dependency, when I already have qt5 installed? i have installed qtspim which depends upon qt4. I have already installed qt5 ...
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How can I fix dependency problems with firefox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I can't do anything from Ubuntu Software Center or from Terminal This is what i get from command line: deus@comp:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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How to reinstall Terminal?

While fixing package dependencies, the terminal application went missing, and now I cannot locate the application. Is there a way to reinstall the terminal application?
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How to create a .deb file with dependency?

I have a game made with the LÖVE framework and i want it into a .deb file so it can be easily installed by others and easily findable through the Unity dash for example. I also have the LÖVE framework ...
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Unmet dependencies - what to do? [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet ...
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Package dependency problems with wine

I am running Ubuntu and trying to install Wine. When I run sudo apt-get install wine, it gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.4 but it is ...
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How do I remove OpenJDK without losing JDownloader?

I recently installed Sun's Java because of performance issues running Minecraft. When I try to remove the OpenJDK packages by sudo apt-get purge openjdk* however, the JDownloader package is being ...
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Wine has dependency issues [duplicate]

Okay, I like to use Aptitude for most of my program installation, due to its exceptional handling of dependencies (it's very diligent about removing unused libraries.) Unfortunately, it appears not ...
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Upgrading 11.10 gives: libcurl3-gnutls, libp11-kit0 - Dependency error

When i do upgrade or install, im getting this error. srikanth@btp8sa42:~/projects/raff$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for srikanth: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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I'm having dependency problems with wine and multiarch on 12.04x64. I need a solution

EDIT 3: See bottom, for TL;DR-ish version. I want to install wine1.5, from the ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa repository. Fair enough right? (I'm running 12.04 x64 and a custom kernel.) I added their ...
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Python dependencies in Debian packages

I created my first Debian package today by following the accepted answer at this AskUbuntu question. Everything went fine, and it installed properly afterwards. However, my script is written in python ...
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How Can I Remove Epiphany Without Removing Gnome?

I have Gnome Shell installed, and I want to remove the Epiphany browser. But when I click uninstall in the software center its says that Gnome-core is a dependency of Epiphany, so it will be ...
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Dependency errors on installing Banshee

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (Verified the ISO hash as well). The VERY first thing I did was open the software centre and try to install banshee. I am met with the following error: The following ...
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How to setup debian/control to force updating a library?

This question is aimed at PPA/packages maintainers. I have a PPA with 2 packages: mypackage (currently version 1~ppa1~quantal) mypackagelib (currently version 1~ppa1~quantal) Currently, the ...
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How to install iodbc in Ubuntu 12.10

I need to install the library iodbc (depends on libodbc2) in my Quantal machine. Yet there is creepy dependency problem. This was replaced somehow by unixodbc which I don't have, installed. Here is ...
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Installation of the unity stock ticker lens failed

The following packages have unmet dependencies: unity-stock-ticker-lens : Depends: python-unity-singlet (>= 0.3) but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held ...
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Failed to fetch *.deb Size mismatch, then packages with unmet dependencies [closed]

I recently bought the wonderfully looking and reviewed Amnesia The Dark Descent and I'm trying to install it. The first time I tried to download it, I had to stop in the middle of the download (may ...
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Problems updating and re-installing VLC in Ubuntu 11.10

I can't seem to fix or update, upgrade VLC at all; this is what I get when trying to install, I had VLC before, but was not working properly so I uninstalled it; then I tried to install it again to ...
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libetpan15 not installable when trying to install Cairo dock

When adding Cairo dock to Ubuntu 12.04, i get this message telling me i need a dependency. What do i do now to proceed with the install? The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Installing Skype on x64 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to install Skype on 12.10 64bit So for the past 2 days i've been trying to install skype and none of the solutions i find seem to be working if i download the ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolves [duplicate]

When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other programs, I get the following message: At the terminal: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.5 but it is not ...
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interrupted upgrade

I was running ubuntu 11.10 without major flaws and somewhat adapted to my taste and decided to give upgrading another shot. Somehow I do so every couple of years and every time I face reinstall. This ...
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I Can not install skype on Ubuntu 12.10

I can't install skype on Ubuntu 12.10, I need your help. This is the error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using ...
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What to do when:“The following packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get an “unmet dependencies” error when trying to install WINE? How do I resolve unmet dependencies? When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other ...
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Removing Empathy from 12.10 wants to remove the Gnome-Core package

I would like to remove Empathy from my Ubuntu system, (I am currently running Quantal without Unity, just Gnome). When I try remove it in Synaptic it also wants to remove Gnome-Core, which I assume ...
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My system is broken I guess — issues with libqt4-test

So here's the problem, every time I try to install a package, I receive an error that says: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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Cannot install Skype due to dependency errors; dpkg doesn't install dependencies [closed]

I'm trying to install the newest Skype version (4.1) on my Linux. I have downloaded the skype-ubuntu-lucid_4.1.0.20-1_i386.deb package from the official Skype site. I removed all installed versions ...
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Add dependency from ppa to package

I'am building simple dropdown terminal emulator application with PythonGI + GTK+3.0, I am using libkeybinder3.0 and gir1.2-keybinder3.0 packages for global keybinding these packages not available in ...
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Can't install libpcap0.8-dev:i386 to compile 32bit App under 64bit environment [closed]

I am writing a little program which uses libpcap and my target machine is i386, while my dev machine is x86_64. Now, when I install libpcap0.8:i386, which works, I get under /usr/lib/i386_linux_gnu/ ...
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Cannot install Crossover

I can't install crossover from the package, ".deb". Here is a screenshoot of it : Here is what I got when I was trying to install with terminal: `young@jianyue:~$ cd /home/young/Desktop ...
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Skype installation problem 12.04

After an sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, the following error appear: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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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 ...