Questions concerning software and package dependencies.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
1answer
1k views

Why am I getting the error E: Package php5-gd has no installation candidate when trying to install php5-gd?

I am trying to install php5-gd and receive this error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package php5-gd is not available, but is referred to by ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

I get dependency issues with linux-image-pae while upgrading

justsmit1@moodle:~$ sudo aptitude safe-upgrade The following packages will be upgraded: linux-image-generic-pae 1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Dependency error while installing cinnamon

I get following error while installing Cinnamon sudo apt-get install cinnamon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
2
votes
1answer
754 views

I cannot run DOSBox SVN-Daum on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got the DOSBox SVN-Duam from its homepage. Maybe I have solved the dependency problems, $ ldd ./dosbox linux-gate.so.1 => (0xb776d000) libSDL_sound-1.0.so.1 => ...
1
vote
1answer
341 views

“apt-get -f install” not working [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
2
votes
3answers
10k views

How to deal with “not installable” dependencies?

I ran sudo apt-get install -y unity-dictionary-lens and received a warning of unmet dependencies: unity-dictionary-lens : Depends: unity-singlet (>= 0.2.0) but it is not installable I found the ...
1
vote
1answer
313 views

Installing Miramath in Ubuntu 12.10

I tried building this application via downloading from http://sourceforge.net/projects/miramath/?source=dlp & in the process have already downloaded +500mb data but at one point I am constantly ...
5
votes
2answers
18k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
508 views

I can not install wine on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Can anyone help me to install Wine? I can not install it on Ubuntu 12.10. I always get the following message in the terminal: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

How do I not resolve unmet dependencies?

I followed the answer to How do I install gedit without Zeitgeist? and installed gedit without zeitgeist (in fact, zeitgeist is completely removed). gedit runs happily without zeitgeist. Now I can't ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

How can I fix “The package system is broken”? [duplicate]

These are the updates: -Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla firefox -Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla- Unity menubar integration firefox-gobalmenu -Safe and easy web browser from ...
0
votes
1answer
416 views

Unable to install qt4-designer under ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I failed to install qt4-designer under ubuntu 12.10 because I got this error message: qt4-designer: Depends: libqt4-designer (=4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1) but 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu4~quantal1~test4 is ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

Unmet dependencies installing Catalyst [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the Catalyst stuff as per this web site and I get 'unmet dependencies...'. I'm an old man and I just want to use Mythbuntu. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Dependency error while installing own cloud on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS [duplicate]

While truing to install owncloud client on ubuntu I am hiting the wall because of dependencies!! I googled it and checked everywhere but no remedy, can anyone help? Info: Tried everything on here: ...
1
vote
1answer
172 views

Trouble installing libflann1.7-dev on ubuntu

I am trying to install libflann1.7-dev I have removed libflann1, so now I have no libflann at all. Next I ran: sudo apt-get install libflann1.7 which installed fine, I then try to install ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Wine 1.5 Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get wine1.5 I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
1
vote
0answers
377 views

Unable to install libc6 specific dependencies

I am unable to install libc6 specific dependencies in Ubuntu 11.10. sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I install ia32 libs, the multi-arch packages? [duplicate]

I cannot install ia32 libs no matter how hard I try. Here is the error I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to fix update-manager error “The package system is broken”

I am getting the following error with update-manager: The package system is broken Check if your are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
6
votes
3answers
601 views

Why do many GNOME application packages depend on `libunity9`?

When investigating this question, I discovered that many GNOME applications' packages depend on the libunity9 package. If I try to uninstall libunity9 on Precise, it tries to uninstall lots of ...
1
vote
0answers
568 views

Package dependencies errors?

I have some problems with Lubuntu. When I tried sudo apt-get update: Fetched 1,222 kB in 7s (171 kB/s) ...
3
votes
2answers
91 views

How to determine if a package is safe to uninstall?

I know that there are many recipes/strategies for getting a "minimal Ubuntu", but they are too extreme for what I'm trying to do. Still, I suspect that I have a ton of packages installed that I don't ...
1
vote
3answers
8k views

How do I fix these package dependency issues? [duplicate]

I can't install anything right now (or upgrade anything). When I run `sudo apt-get upgrade I get this list of unmet dependencies. At the end it says E: Unmet dependencies. Try using -f. When I ...
1
vote
1answer
111 views

How do I make my current installation of 12.04 like when I first installed it?

I recently did a project involving a lot of messy installs. After manually undoing what evil I have done I realize I have broken a lot of dependencies and instead of manually slaving over each one, ...
1
vote
1answer
394 views
0
votes
2answers
294 views

cannot install goldendict because of package dependencies

I'm running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.10. Software Center fails to install Goldendict because of some package dependencies. The error message looks like this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
2
votes
0answers
281 views

declaring dependencies in upstart

It seems as if the accepted way to specify a dependency of service A on service B in upstart is to work in the reverse dependency direction: give service B a start on starting A stanza. I'd like to ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

If i install ubuntu 12.04.1 will I receive all updates without upgrading to ubuntu 12.04.2 due to bumblebee issue?

I ran into the problem with the bumblebee dependencies for the Ubuntu 12.04.2. To know more about the problem you can head to this thread Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation ...
0
votes
1answer
472 views

how to install websocket++ dependencies?

I'm trying to develop websocket applications in c++. I've chosen to use websocket++ since it's a no-nonsense #include that doesn't try to fallback to ajax and could potentially be used with any other ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Find out what packages were installed with a particular package?

I have a simple question. When you install a package using apt-get install, oftentimes, it will install several dependency packages as well as the main one. I was wondering if there is a way to ...
6
votes
4answers
465 views

Is it safe to change my Lucid sources to Maverick, to get one app, then revert to Lucid?

I am considering to temporarily change my repositories to Maverick, on a Lucid system. I want to install a newer version of Evolution because it has a particular feature I want. I don't want to ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Source package: precise build dependencies policy for Software Centre

I was seeking for a detailed specification of what's allowed as build dependencies for sources packages to be published in the Software Centre. I found Ubuntu Policy Manual — Chapter 4 - Source ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Problem updating packages on Ubuntu Server

I'll start by saying I'am a total beginner in Linux. I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS installed on a separate machine and I use it for storing data and hosting some services. I usually use Webmin to update ...
2
votes
1answer
802 views

Old ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

Explanation: I have a VPS that comes with ubuntu 10.10. I'm using it for a webserver that runs a bunch of sites. My problem is that I cannot upgrade the distribution (which I really want) . I ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

How to remove openjdk-7?

I want to uninstall java 7 and install the version 6 (as some of programs I would like to use are incompatible with 7). I tried : $ sudo apt-get remove openjdk-7-jre [sudo] password for USER: ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How can I discover and install a list of dependent libraries?

I'm trying to get the Humble Bundle version of Dungeon Defenders going, but the executable crashes with a "no such file or directory" error. Thanks to this answer I'm able to identify the dependent ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Major issues trying to clean up /boot

12.04 LTS here, first off let me start with a uname -a output for you 3.2.0-35-generic-pae #55-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 5 18:04:39 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux So my boot partition was at 100%. ...
1
vote
1answer
363 views

Problem with libqt4-dev. Messed up dependencies

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to update ubuntu-sdk but today it wasn't possible without adding phablet-team/tools PPA as described here ...
2
votes
1answer
243 views

Building debian package - How do dependencies work?

I'm in the process of building a debian package. The goal is to package up a directory into a .deb that will have 2 dependencies that are other packages I created. When installing the .deb package, ...
5
votes
3answers
9k views

How do I install Steam 64-bit when package dependencies cannot be resolved?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.10 on Wubi, and am trying to install Steam. Notably, when I am trying to "buy" steam from the store, it reads Package Dependencies cannot be resolved This ...
1
vote
1answer
214 views

Ubuntu SDK conflicts with Amarok [duplicate]

Apt removed Amarok after installing Ubuntu SDK due to dependencies conflict. Now when I try to reinstall it again i get this message is7yx@is7yx-Satellite-L305:~$ sudo apt-get install amarok Reading ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

can't install steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I am not able to install steam. Firstly, from the Ubuntu Software Centre it fails to install and I get the following; The following packages have unmet dependencies: steam64: Depends: steam (= ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
26 views

Ubuntu server 12.04 dependency issues when attempting update [duplicate]

I'm having issues updating packages on an Ubuntu Server instance running 12.04. When running apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

I am unable to install Wine due to issues with multiarch support. What can I do to resolve this issue?

I cant install wine. Cant do anything with this. sudo aptitude install wine1.5 The following NEW packages will be installed: libasn1-8-heimdal:i386{a} libasound2:i386{a} libasyncns0:i386{a} ...
7
votes
1answer
12k views

I cannot install any package (linux-image-server, linux-server dependencies errors) [duplicate]

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I messed up something and I cannot install any packages with apt-get install. Initially I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to get rid of unwanted software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to completely remove an application? Is it possible to undo an apt-get install command? Most of the time when I want to try a new program, the ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Problems with QML Tool Kit Installation: “unmet dependencies: qt-components-ubuntu: … ”

I am following the directions on the page for Ubuntu App Development: http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ Command 1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-beta1 ...