Questions concerning package dependencies, in dpkg/apt, which are used as Ubuntu's package manager.

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Installing from Local Dependencies?

I have a folder with all dependencies needed for my program (gimp) in a folder. I don't have internet connection on that System. How can i install Gimp Dependencies from that Folder. Note: All ...
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Issue with dependencies when trying to install Wine and Synaptic

I am running 12.04 ubuntu on a dual-boot with win 7 and i have been trying to install Wine however I had a bunch of dependency issues. So I then tried using Synaptic which will not install either ...
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Application Development - basic how to questions

After the Ubuntu app showdown is over, I would like to bring some of my tools programmed for Windows in the Software center. Since I'm new into programming for Linux I still have some questions: 1) I ...
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Problem with package dependencies in Qt4 library

I'm having a problem with dependencies in the qt4 library, and I'm not able to install anything via the apt-get command. apt-get update gives me a normal output. apt-get clean and apt-get autoclean ...
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error Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while running sudo apt-get install -f [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: error occured while running sudo apt-get install -f [sudo] password for rahul: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Cannot install Adobe or Skype due to ia32-libs error

I don't usually post on such forums, but I finally gave up on figuring out what's going on here and I need some help. I need to install Adobe Reader. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Precise x64 on Intel ...
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How do I tell apt not to install X11 & gnome dependencies cause I will use X11 forwarding?

I want to run virt-manager from the server itself (so that I can use the interface management feature which is not available over ssh connection). However, I plan to launch virt-manager over an ssh ...
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“FreeType NOTFOUND” error when trying to build Okular from source

I am trying to build Okular from source. I checked out commit 8ab768 from Tue Jul 10 17:45:23 2012 +0100. However, FreeType seems to be missing in some path variable. Here is the output from cmake. $ ...
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All special dependencies are lost when I do “quickly share” or “quickly package” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does 'quickly package' fail with “An error has occurred when creating debian packaging”? I am developing an app using Quickly and it has a few ...
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Quantal: Broken apt-index, cant fix dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I can't seem to add/remove/update packages Ubuntu software update has a notice about partial ...
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To make or not to make…python-nautilus a dependency?

That is the question! Okay, all silliness aside, I really am forced to make a difficult decision here. My application is written in C++ and allows other scripts to invoke methods via XML-RPC. One ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” while installing Chromium browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Package dependencies cannot be resolved” error when installing software I installed 12.04 in my system. While trying to install Chromium, I get the following error: ...
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How do I find the dependencies for a program before trying to compile it?

I was trying to cross-compile a program for ARM. While compiling I was very much irritated as I had to look for a number of dependencies e.g fatal error: abc/xyz.h: No such file or directory ...
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Installing dgen removes ubuntu-desktop

I am trying to install "dgen" a Sega MegaDrive/Genesis emulator, available in the official Ubuntu repositories. But when I try to install, the package manager (USC or even apt-get), say's that he ...
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The package “libpango” has a problem, blocking installation of other packages, how do I fix it?

I get the following errors while trying to install any package. Package: libpango1.0-0 Error: libpango1.0-0:amd64 1.30.0-0ubuntu3 cannot be configured because libpango1.0-0 Package: ...
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Install gcc on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I try to install gcc on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server with apt-get install gcc, I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gcc : Depends: cpp (>= 4:4.6.1-2ubuntu5) ...
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Installing particular versions when repo has newer versions?

Let's have a metapackage which depends on the following packages Depends: A (=2), B (=2), C (=2) Note the '=' - I want to install these particular versions, not the most recent ones. ...
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apt-get install fails due to dependency issues but apt-get -f install won't fix it

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and was about to manually install Rawstudio with the packages from SourceForge repo, but I've been stuck with dependency issues and I am short on apt command lines to ...
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MPlayer not working after update

After an update with update-manager in 12.04, MPlayer is not working anymore. It needs ffmpeg, but it can't be installed due to unmet dependencies. I added a PPA for ffmpeg, but did not solve the ...
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How to fix “apt-get upgrade” errors?

I get these errors when I try to upgrade the packages installed on my Ubuntu system: m@m-desktop ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Why are softwares not packaged in a single file?

We see Most of the Windows softwares are packaged in a single executable file. When I double-click Setup file, it sets up all the files, binaries and libraries with it. I understand the dependency ...
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Why can't I watch video after installing the original ffmpeg fork from Jon Severinson's PPA?

I just installed the Jon Severinsson ffmpeg PPA, and I cant watch any video and get audio only, I get a need extra plugins needed install? and then packaged dependencies could no be resolved . Here ...
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How do I install or get the dependency libexiv2-12

I am trying to install UFraw as a Gimp plug-in and can't because I need the Libexiv2-12 dependency. How do I install this file so I can install UFraw. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (i386)
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Why do some commercial apps have a section called 'also requires' and free apps don't?

In the Ubuntu Software Center paid (commercial) applications get a section called 'Also requires' which is quite neat. Why don't the free applications get this feature? For example Amnesia: The Dark ...
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Adobe reader x64 missing dependencies

I get the error after executing acroread: acroread: error while loading shared libraries: libxml2.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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Dependencyproblems libdirectfb-extra

I want to install openssh-server, so i do this: erik@workstationubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Package has unmet dependencies: gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme

I followed the instructions from here but I got the following error when trying to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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dpkg dependencies for a custom Ubuntu CD

Recently I have been working on some projects where I need to add extra packages to default Ubuntu install CDs. I have managed to add these packages successfully and make their icons show up on the ...
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libssl Dependencies

Alright, so I was messing around with libssl and I manged to mess up libssl pretty well. It looks like I installed a separate version of libssl 64 than I've for libssl32 and now I can't use apt-get at ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies?

How do I resolve unmet package dependencies? Occasionally, when I'm installing stuff, I get an error like the following: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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How to list all dependency problems?

Like being able to filter broken packages in synaptic, is there a way to list (CLI or GUI) all dependency problems? Or would dependency issues show up as broken? I'm confused because each time I ...
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Trouble installing gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme, dependency/PPA conflict?

I installed gnome tweak tool, and am trying to set up custom themes and whatnot. So, trying to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme. me@computer:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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How to re-install GIMP 2.6 after trying GIMP 2.8?

Ok... I tried GIMP 2.8, but felt more comfortable with 2.6. I removed the PPA's from Ubuntu Software Centre, removed and purged GIMP, and even rm the .gimp-2.8 folder. But when I go to install GIMP ...
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Can't install libssl-dev, dependency problem

I'm trying to install the package libssl-dev, but I get the following error: libssl-dev: Depends: libssl1.0.0 (= 1.0.1-4ubuntu3) but 1.0.1-4ubuntu5 is to be installed the package libssl1.0.0 is ...
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How can I determine why apt-get will install a package?

This question is similar to How can I find out why a package was installed?, but in my case I'd like to know before actually installing a package, why it will install a particular dependency. So for ...
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Is it necessary to have openjdk 6 installed in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it necessary to have openjdk 6 installed in Ubuntu 12.04 or will openjdk 7 provide all the support I will need for Java functionality (generally speaking)?
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How do I install cinnamon on Ubuntu server?

How do I install cinnamon and mate on ubuntu server 12.04? What are the dependencies? When I install cinnamon it doesn't start when I start the system and when I try to use it with startx command i ...
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Ubuntu-restricted-extras conflict: feature or bug?

On a fresh 12.04 installation I wanted to install the ubuntu-restricted-extras. Therefore it needs to remove libavutil51 and libavcodec53. So, as there will be installed libavutil-extra-51 and ...
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Unmet dependencies after attempting to install Skype. Now I cannot install any package

I tried to install Skype by downloading the .deb file from their website. The installation aborted due to unmet dependencies and Skype was not installed by Ubuntu Software Center. From then on, I ...
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Unmet dependencies for Media Players

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 while it was in beta2 stage. Since then I have been receiving regular as well as partial upgrade (I don't understand why I am provided this option though I am on the latest ...
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Can't install FlightGear after upgrading to ubuntu 12

I upgrade ubuntu to v12 and flightgear quit working. So I uninstalled it and tried the reinstall it but it will not install. This is what happens when I try to install it. "Package dependencies cannot ...
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How to enable packages from older ubuntu releases?

There's a time I'm wanting to enable MSN with empathy (as you can see on my other question Did Empathy lose support to Windows Live in 12.04?) but I always get problems with dependencies while ...
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How can I know the dependencies of a certain package?

Is it possible to list out the dependencies of a software/package in Ubuntu?
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Graphics corrupt after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I'm stuck at the moment with an ubuntu that boots into an unusable white screen after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04. I've tried booting into safe X mode but it just throws me back to the safe menu ...
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Canot resolve package dependencies

Ive fresh installed ubuntu 12.04 and wanted to look for updates. An error occurred and asked if i want to repair dependencies. So I did what it asked for but it failed again and again and again. Same ...
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How do I correctly install ffDiaporama (slideshow software) on Ubuntu 12.04

Background I had some issues with dependencies etc and I thought it would be useful if I posted the correct solution here so other community members could benefit. I am not sure it appropriate to do ...
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How to list package dependencies (reverse dependencies)? [duplicate]

In order to research what caused the installation of a given package, I'd like to get a list of packages which depend on that package. I couldn't find anything obvious in man dpkg.
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How can we install all the necessary dependencies for a package so that we can build it?

well, after i installed freecad on my ubuntu 12.04 with the help of this blog i started asking about compiling and building from source. So, when we are trying to install a package some times the ...
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Update Manager offers update for ibus-hangul & nabi packages but they can't be installed

Update Manager offers update for ibus-hangul & nabi packages but they can't be installed (i can't check their checkboxes). Why? What unmet dependencies they have and how i can met them? Thank ...
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Totem was deleted in upgrade process and now it have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? What can I do to solve this problem? Error: totem: Depends: libnautilus-extension1a (>= 1:2.91) but 1:3.4.1-0ubuntu1 must be ...