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GIMP Package broken, Ubuntu Software centre not working

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and have installed GIMP last night. But today, my update manager is showing that your system has broken packages and dependencies. When I try to install the GIMP update that is ...
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Error while upgrading to 10.10

I tried to upgrade 10.04 to 10.10 and got an error: 'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend x11-common for x11-xkb-utils, probably a dependency cycle.'. Can I fix this and finalize the upgrade?
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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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Dependecies not met — language-selector

uri@uri-MS-7267:~$ LANG=c sudo dpkg --configure -a [sudo] password for uri: Setting up language-selector-common (0.6.7) ... dpkg: error processing language-selector-common (--configure): subprocess ...
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Folding@Home missing dependency for libssl.so.1.0.0 et alii

I'm trying to run F@H on my Maverick machine. I've downloaded and installed the three .deb files from their official download page (fahclient_7.1.52_i386.deb, fahcontrol_7.1.52-1_all.deb and ...
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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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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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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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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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How do you resolve the error “E: Unmet dependencies.”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I did try apt-get -f install but that didn't work either. The problem appeared after installing a modified version of ...
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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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How to make a deb install only when the dependency is installed, or the conflicting packages aren't? [closed]

I'm making a package for Cydia, but since it uses APT/dpkg, I thought I'd ask this question here. I want my package to only install if gsc.wildcat (represents an iPad) is installed, or if ...
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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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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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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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Error installing Rails on Ubuntu 11.10 (Gem::DependencyError)

I'm trying to install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 11.10, but receiving this error: $ sudo gem install rails ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::DependencyError) Unable to resolve dependencies: ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...
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Help finding missing mumble-server dependencies

I'm trying to install the mumble-server package using apt-get install mumble-server on Ubuntu 11.10 Server Edition on Rackspace Cloud. Problem is it can't find dependencies it should have found ...
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Does dist-upgrade require PPA software to be uninstalled first?

I'm still running Ubuntu 10.04 with quite a few PPAs. Amongst the PPAs there is Guiodic (Guido Iodice) Lucid quasi-rolling :) PPA which brings most recent versions of many programs to my desktop. My ...
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ubuntu 11.10 install 4.4.3-0ubuntu2 package dependencies

before sudo apt-get install gnuplot I sudo apt-get build-dep gnuplot to resolve package dependencies. ~$ sudo apt-get build-dep gnuplot Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to install Oracle 11g [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Oracle 11g? How can I install oracle 11g in Ubuntu 11.10? I followed a link and it did not work. I migrated from Red Hat to Ubuntu and am more familiar ...
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Dependencies Error

I recently installed OpenOffice.org because LibreOffice wasn't working. I removed LibreOffice with this command: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-core And then installed OpenOffice. Now I get an ...
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Package Dependencies Error in almost every install

New to Ubuntu. In the other sofware sources i have "Debian 4.0 eth" officially supported "non-us.debian.org/"; etc ... "ppa.launcpad.net" and installing applications has stopped working. I think i ...
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How do I install Geomatica?

I wanted to try the latest version(trial) of Geomatica, Geomatica 2012 on Ubuntu 11.10 beta. When I tried to run the bin file I got a whole list of dependencies. It also seems that it is a RPM ...
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Building Awesome WM, missing dependencies

Trying to compile Awesome Window Manager on 11.04, I've done apt-get build-dep awesome but still get errors about missing dependencies: $ make Running cmake… -- cat -> /bin/cat -- ln -> /bin/ln -- ...
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LibreOffice won't start?

Every time I click LibreOffice in the menu, it returns this error: Failed to execute command "libreoffice --writer %U".Failed to execute child process "libreoffice" (No such file or directory) ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing imagemagick on Ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I was trying to install imagemagic on 10.04 $ sudo apt-get -f install imagemagick Go the below error Reading package lists... ...
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How do I install the older GTK version of the Ubuntu One Control Panel?

I am using the precise beta and totally hate the new qt based ubuntu one control panel. I would like to switch back to the old, pretty, gtk based control panel, and expect that it would still work. ...
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Exactly what are these 2 error messages telling me?

Heimdall is program used for rooting a Samsung Galaxy S II phone (and other Android phones). When I attempt to open (with the GDebi Package installer) the Heimdall Frontend 1.3.1 binary for Debian ...
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Cannot startx, protocol not found

Good afternoon, I cannot startx, I get an error "Protocol not found". (Ubuntu 11.10 x86_64 install was messed up after libjpeg was removed, had to reinstall ubuntu-desktop) Is there anything I can ...
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Packages have unmet dependencies, why? [closed]

I get this error while trying to install a package as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:v-launchpad-jochen-sprickerhof-de/pcl sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libpcl-all The first two ...
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How can I get APT to ignore unmet dependencies?

My apt-get is currently complaining about unmet dependencies (and refuses to do anything until I fix them): Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Problem with installing GNOME Shell: unmet dependencies

When I tried to install GNOME Shell (using Ubuntu Software Center) this error showed up. The message says: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required ...
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Downgrading VLC 2.0.1 --> 1.1.12

VLC 2.0.1 is behaving oddly, and since it does not appear to offer any increase in performance over 1.1.12 I would like to downgrade to the latter. However, this appears to be non-trivial. After ...
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arora browser in lucid [closed]

I tried opening a particular webpage in the Arora browser and it crashed - I had a debugger attached but I couldn't make much sense of it as there were no debugging symbols installed. With help from ...
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I cannot install any packages from terminal or software centre. Please help!

Whenever i try to install software from software centre, it says package dependencies cannot be resolved. I have tried restarting, sudo apt-get update/upgrade/clean. I am very new to ubuntu, and I ...
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I messed up my local package system, how can I repair it?

After removing a PPA recently my local package system got messed up. It now asks me to run sudo apt-get -f install to fix dependencies. Having waited a couple of days for the issue to resolve itself ...