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How does apt handle circular dependencies?

When I installing .deb packages by hand I often encounter circular dependencies. I, then, install it with dpkg -i --force-depends ... and hope it works. How does apt handle circular dependencies?
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Multiple Error Messages installing 14.04 Update

Getting multiple error messages trying to install "3.13.0 -44 Generic" 14.04 update. Getting "broken pipe", "unmet dependencies", and "disk full error". Have searched different threads addressing ...
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problem with debian package manager

Because of internet connection speed limitation i prefer installing packages offline. I usually obtain required packages from a system with the same os installed. But when I install programs this way ...
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Can't Install wine without dependencies

Followed this guide to install wine. After adding repository installed wine using: sudo apt-get install wine1.7 But I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Apt-get autoremove after I almost broke Ubuntu

Ok, so I wanted to uninstall wine, and of course I managed to uninstall 140 other packages with it using this command: sudo apt-get remove wine* I know, I should have googled it first, but the ...
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Can not install any media package/software

I've had vlc, audacious working very well on my ubuntu 14.04. All of a sudden today I noticed that they're both gone. Also my default Ubuntu video player has stopped playing because of missing ...
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Rebuild OpenSSL with -DPURIFY

I'm trying to rebuild OpenSSL according to these instructions. I'm having a problem with the very first line: sudo apt-get build-dep libssl-dev This response is given: Reading package lists... ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= ...
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Error installing curl

I wanted to install curl to program in C. However, I faced this weird problem: $:sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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cant install wine on ubuntu 12.04

I have try everything, it always appears like Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that ...
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How to build a program in Launchpad which has dependencies from external repository?

I am trying to build my program in Launchpad. Problem is, it depends on webkit2gtk (>= 2.6.2) and it isn't on my repository (because I don't maintain it), and it isn't on Ubuntu repositories either, ...
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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 ...
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unmet dependencies after apt-get dist-upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I can't fix the problem that happened when I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 (apt-get dist-upgrade). I'm becoming crazy. Copy from log: >Start-Date: 2014-12-17 18:39:01 ...
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Geary not installing

I have a problem that Geary is not installing even after repeated attempts. The below is the error I am getting. Please let me know what is the corrective measures Thanks! Reading package lists... ...
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How to automatically fetch missing dependencies when installing software from .deb? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install MySQL Workbench on my Ubuntu box (11.04). The website has a Ubuntu .deb available for download (for 10.10 and 10.04 so I chose 10.10). However, sudo dpkg -i ...
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Errors installing KDESVN and kde-runtime

sudo apt-get install kdesvn returns: 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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install gcc and g++

I tried all the commands sudo apt-get build-dep build-essential sudo apt-get install gcc sudo apt-get install g++ But all time I am getting this error. The following packages have unmet ...
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Can't install any software using apt-get [duplicate]

fumetaloca@fumetaloca-Extensa-5635ZG:~$ sudo apt-get install imageJ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Cannot resolve unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have attempted all solutions in the previous thread regarding this flipping issue and it continues to drive me crazy... below are the sequence of events that take place.. agiles@agiles-23-1015:~$ ...
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Failed to satisfy dependencies (Broken Cache) when trying to install software [duplicate]

I recently I installed mate on Ubuntu, which I believe messed things up. I get an error when trying to reinstall Google Chrome. It comes up with a pop-up saying ''broken dependencies, do you want to ...
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Dependency Problems after updating to 14.04?

I can't seem to install or uninstall anything after updating to 14.04 because emacs and LaTeX was broken. I think I removed all the corrupt LaTeX files, but the emacs ones won't go away. Anyone know ...
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Cannot install wine because of broken dependencies

I'm running the latest version of ubuntu 64 bit (14.04) on a computer that is only a few weeks old. I can't install wine with the software center or the command line. I have tried every simple fix ...
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Trying To Install Skype On Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I have a machine on Ubuntu 12.04LTS I was looking to install skype on this system. I've tried all the possible solutions from getting the file from the official site to using Terminal. I seemed to be ...
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dependencies not met while installing digikam 4

The following packages have unmet dependencies: digikam: Depends: libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.8.0) but 4:4.8.5+git192-g085f851+dfsg-2ubuntu4 is to be installed Depends: libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.8.0) ...
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Boot partition full, failed upgrade prevents cleaning

This seems to be a common problem area from all the other questions and answers but none of them seem to address my specific problem. After several upgrades my server boot partition filled up. ...
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Lost vlc after a partial upgrade - cannot reinstall due to unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and run a partial upgrade via Update Manager. This resulted in removing VLC. I've tried reinstalling using sudo apt-get install vlc but got this error: Some packages ...
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Install packages and dependencies without Internet connection [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my problem is that I don't have any Internet connection and I want to use wine, MS OFFICE, Turbo C++, DOS BOX, and many more applications that are required to me. But Ubuntu ...
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Chrubuntu 14.04 WINE install unmet dependencies

Okay, I understand that there have been quite a few solutions to this problem. None of them have worked for me. To explain my conundrum I shall post the output of "sudo aptitude install wine1.7". ...
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Skype wrapper installation error

When I try to install skype-wrapper in Ubuntu 13.10 I get the next errors (I have tried install python-skype and skype4py) : sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper Reading package lists... Done ...
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How can I install upgrades from a local place? [duplicate]

I have not been able to upgrade my software in my 12.04 ubuntu (in VB), I always get a timeout trying to fetch items from repos. Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main ...
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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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SpaceChem has uninstallable dependency

Back when SpaceChem was new, I purchased it direct from Zachtronics Industries (not via Steam or GOG). Now I would like to install it on my amd64 Ubuntu 14.04.1 system. So I downloaded their Linux ...
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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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Issue installing Tellico with Ubuntu 14.10

I updated my system to the latest ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10. It looks like it removed my tellico that was installed and removed the dependancies :-( Grrrr! I tried an apt-get to install Tellico and ...
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Can't Install pdfedit lubuntu 14.04 i386

I tried installing pdfedit on my machine can't complete the installation. The screen is giving the following infos, I could not understand. I am new a new user of Lubuntu and still feeling my way ...
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Can't install “manager accounting” app

I had my HD crash and used the same install disc to re-download Ubuntu and now the "manager accounting" App won't install. It keeps giving me this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Unable to install Mkahawa (14.10): dependency is not satisfiable - libccls

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10. I'm attempting to install Mkahawa to see if it will meet my needs. Unfortunately, when I opened the .deb file with Ubuntu Software Centre, I was given this error message: ...
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Running Binding of Isaac on 64-bit?

This is a re-post of a question I've put here to no avail. I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, but my knowledge is limited. Please bear with me! :) This issue revolves around the recent ...
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Fix “Package system is broken” error without synaptic

The package system is broken If you are using third party repositories then disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Now run the following command in a terminal: apt-get install -f ...
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How do I solve dependencies with replacements?

I work on a solution getting a closed-source driver, called EMGD, working on Ubuntu. But there is a problem with the lubuntu-desktop package. It depends on lubuntu-core -> xorg and xorg needs ...
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How to download and install unmet dependencies automatically

Is there any method on command line or a software that will download and upgrade/install all unmet(missing or outdated) dependencies for a package automatically. There are some packages that have ...
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apt-get stopped working because of dependancy issue - libegl1-mesa

tl;dr: Every apt-get command fails because of this: Depends: libgl1-mesa-dri (= 10.5~git1411191810.9460cd~gd~u) but 10.4~git1411171930.920f87~gd~u is to be installed I cannot remove or install ...
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Building openVibe sources [duplicate]

I want to build the openVibe , but the following error appear after running the sell script ./linux_build : FAILED to find GTK+... CMake Error at ...
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How do I remove dependencies from a deb installer for an isolated system?

I have created a deb package for an application created in Qt. I have included all the libraries that the application depends on, to be installed in a folder next to the application itself: ...
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Using apt-get autoremove with Missing Dependencies

My Ubuntu server instance's /boot partition is currently at 100%, and I want to remove some unused/unneeded dependencies using sudo apt-get autoremove. However, it appears that I am missing some ...
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How to resolve locales dependency on 12.04

sudo apt-get check 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 ...
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Scala With Oracle Java removing openjdk dependencies apt-get

I would like to use Oracle JDK and refrain from installing OpenJDK. I attempted to install Scala via the dpkg command on the .deb file but ended up just unpacking the binaries (manually installing) ...
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Can I run `apt-get purge --auto-remove`?

Is apt-get purge --auto-remove packagename a valid command? Or, does it have to be apt-get remove --purge --auto-remove packagename? The Ubuntu manpage for apt-get ...
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Unmet dependecies—how to fix [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 13.10 installation, and some I must have removed some Packages or Repositories, so there are some packages which just do not want to install. Namely that is: SKYPE sudo apt-get ...