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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 to upgrade nautilus to 3.4 on 11.04?

I'd like to upgrade Nautilus from 2.32.2.1 to 3.4 because I've encountered a problem which I cannot reproduce on Nautilus 3.4 (on Ubuntu 12.04). I guess there might be a bug in my current version. ...
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getting build dependencies and source by default

Is there an application by which the build dependency as well as the source code of the software gets downloaded automatically as soon as we install the software from a .deb package or the software ...
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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 ...
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An error occurred - help please [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Packaging a header library, header dependencies

When packaging a library A that contains of headers (similar to boost), those headers may have include statements to another header library B in them. Consequently, when building an application with ...
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Cannot install wine on Ubuntu natty 64bit [broken dependency]

I've just installed Ubuntu natty 64bit. Now I'm trying to install wine and no matter how I do it (Software center/synaptic/terminal), it fails. Here's what I tried on terminal: sudo apt-get update ...
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Unmet dependencies error when installing wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Wine not installable on my system? The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: wine1.5-i386 (= 1.5.16-0ubuntu1) but it is not installable ...
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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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Cannot installs Gnome in 12.10

when I try to install gnome DE, i get dependency issues. the command apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-gnome-default-settings gives the error message - ~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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unmet dependencies and broken count>0 problem

I tried installing fbreader, following all the steps, but ended up with unmet dependencies, i also think a file is referenced in two locations at once and hence killing it.. any ideas how I can fix ...
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URGENT: Firefox circular-dependency hell - Linux Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04) [closed]

Having difficulty re-installing Firefox, after an installation to resolve places.sqlite issues. It appears that I'm trapped in circular dependency hell. Need to resolve firefox dependency hell to ...
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unmet dependencies 12.04 LTS [closed]

sudo apt-get install cinnamon 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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How apt-get selects from a list of alternative dependencies?

I understand that in the Depends: section of the deb control files, a package may specify alternative dependencies separated by | symbol to satisfy a single dependency. My question is, how does ...
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Cannot reinstall Unity - Broken dependencies [closed]

I've lost my Unity after sudo apt-get autoremove --purge unity-webapp and cleaned the system with Ubuntu Tweak. I try to install it, but I always get a warning of broken dependencies... I've added ...
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Every attempts of installation returns error code (1)

mihirm3m@mihirm3m-HP-Pavilion-dv5-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install steadyflow [sudo] password for mihirm3m: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Remove KILE and other KDE dependencies

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I found my root directory full so thought to free up some space. In this regard I opt for removing KILE. But the base package KILE is only 4.4 MB. How can I remove its ...
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No contacts in Empathy after upgrading to 3.3.2 (Ubuntu 11.10 x64) [closed]

I recently upgraded to empathy 3.3.2 per the ppa:telepathy/ppa repository and suddenly all the contacts I had from Facebook chat, GTalk and MSN Messenger dissapeared even though the accounts window ...
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VLC package dependencies broken & cannot be resolved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. Today, suddenly some updates had arrived but it wasn't normal update. It said me to partial update. ...
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Gnome Install Error (1)

I'm trying to install Gnome on my Ubuntu 12.04 P.Pangolin and getting the following errors: root@***:~# sudo apt-get install gnome-core gnome-session-fallback Reading package lists... Done ...
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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Broken dependencies after installing netatalk

Recently I've installed netatalk from sources on my home server. Few days ago I've tried to install some packages using apt-get but I've got a message about broken dependencies. The following ...
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Package dependency problem preventing installing any program due to libvte9 dependency

That is the error I get whenever I try to install wine, chromium, flash player or any thing else any help would be appreciated (a new Ubuntu user) The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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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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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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Video codec dependencies not met? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After trying to run a .M4A and a .MP4 (aren't they same thing?) I get a message saying I need to install extra codecs. When ...
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Unmet dependencies in Ubuntu 12.04?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.7-1) but 4:0.7.2.1ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: ...
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Unmet Dependencies with kdelibs5-data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I was trying to install Amarok 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome-classic), by following this instructions. Problem started after giving ...
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Transmission dependencies are not in repository

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 using Gnome3 through their ppa in launchpad. Went good until now. Today Ubuntu wanted to make some updates and I thought okay. But it didn't want to install all of them. ...
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12.04 upgrade hosed my system

I wish I could be more specific. I installed the upgrade from the update manager and after the computer rebooted, I found I could not run a lot of programs. I tried running them from the command ...
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Wine install cross dependencies

Help! When I try to install wine from .deb files from Ubuntu Packages I can't because wine1.4-i386.deb and wine1.4-common.deb are cross dependent. One wont install without the other being configured. ...
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Cannot install some apps due to unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I am not able to get Skype, Picasa , Adobe flash player and such similar applications. When I try to ...
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Unmet dependencies when trying to install openssh-server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I am running sudo-apt get install openssh-server on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit system. It is giving me the following output. $ sudo ...
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How does one go about satisfying dependencies for a package in a ppa that rely on packages with binary components?

Simplest explanation of the question is, you can't put any binary components on ppa. How does one go about satisfying dependencies for a package they could put on ppa if they could satisfy ...
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How to install libsane-perl >=0.05 in Lubuntu 12.04?

After reinstalling my Lubuntu 12.04 system I want to get back some programs, amongst which gscan2pdf When I try to install the deb file in gdebi I get this in synaptic I have tried to install ...
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the following package have unmet depnedencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? Can someone please help me with these errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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apt-get: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

root@m-laptop:/home/m/Desktop# apt-get -f install libc6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libc6 is already the newest version. libc6 set ...
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Why does synaptic want me to uninstall half my programs just to get wine?

I have noticed it lately, so I am suspicious it is something to do with being on a 64 bit install. I especially notice when trying uninstalling something I don't want by KDE; I seem to have to choose ...
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Why I'm not able to install wine on x64?

I got broken dependencies which I'm not able to solve since I uninstalled Ubuntu 11.04 and updated to 12.04.1. That's a fresh install =/ Is anyone facing the same issue or did I screw something up?
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Unable to install Evolution on Xubuntu 12.04

I had evolution 3.2.3 working on Xubuntu 12.04. But then I was tempted to upgrade my evolution to the latest and greatest so I did a bit of searching and added the following command: sudo ...
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Cannot install glib-dev

I tried to build dasher, but I got it needs glib. So doing so this came up: Checking for GLIB... configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0>= 2.6) were not met: No package 'glib-2.0' ...
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Software center crashes; fieldrunners need to be reinstalled; can't find achive

Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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RhythmBox cannot be installed because of unmet dependencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? Why am I unable to install this? How can I get these dependencies? The following packages have unmet dependencies: rhythmbox: ...
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Why can I not install the 'gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2' package?

When I try to install gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2, I get the following errors : agmenor@ultimeextensaub:~$ sudo apt-get install gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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How to force Quickly to NOT include a dependency? (Specifically: apport)

My case is this - the quickly-generated application contains some apport code, so quickly inserts python-apport in the dependencies list. I would like the application to be installable and run on ...
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How do I fix these LibreOffice unmet dependencies?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice: Depends: libreoffice-core (= 1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) but 1:3.4.3-3ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: ...
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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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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. ...