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cant install libqt4-sql-psql on ubuntu precise unmet dependencies

could someone help me resolve this ? I tried most of the commands here .. but none of them worked How do I resolve unmet dependencies? apt-get install The following packages have unmet ...
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Unity and Ubuntu-desktop disappeared and I am unable to reinstall it!

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. After running a normal upgrade, Unity disappeared (after login, I have the desktop, without the launch abd status bar, no dash, etc.). If I try to reinstall ubuntu-desktop, ...
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Problem with installing libtiff5-dev

I am new to the whole Linux OS, and I have been having trouble installing some packages, including libtiff5-dev, libtiff5 , libjbig-dev and libmagickcore-dev. I keep getting the following message: ...
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Can't install wine

I've tried over and over, and over nothing seems to work. I always get this when I try to install Wine: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” when installing codecs

I'm trying to install some additional codecs, but it always throws the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-libav:i386: Depends: libavcodec-extra-54 (>= ...
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What does ' but it is not installable' mean?

I noticed when I try some packages, I get sometimes this error: <pkg_name> Depends: <an_other_pkg> (>= version X.X.X) but it is not installable. What does is mean ' but it is not ...
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How to get appropriate lib package name for a specific header file [duplicate]

It's common problem that we get some error like "abc.h no such file" when compile source. Only way to find the solution(as i know) is search in internet. What i need to do, compile the source, it will ...
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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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lib64readline6 conflicts [duplicate]

I've recently upgraded to a 64-bit machine (Kubuntu 12.04.02 AMD64) and in trying to assemble the list of things to compile some things I get conflicts. In trying to install lib64readline6 or ...
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gstreamer bad plugin of file .dep are not allowing me to install any software

For any install in ubuntu It is giving the same error. How can I remove all these gstreamer package errors? The error is installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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I can't install any package, dependency problems

The apt-get command doesn't work. When I try this sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get this: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libc6:amd64: libc6:amd64 depends on libgcc1; however: ...
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Cannot install Openssh-server or client

When I go to install, I get this error: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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Canon pixma ip 4850 driver problem on 14.04 64

when installing driver I get dependences problems libtiff4 missing. Drivers downloaded from Canon: ip4800_redhat_debian_guide.tar, including cnijfilter-common_3.40-1_amd64.deb and ...
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Debian Packaging Dependencies Checking [closed]

How to force a debian package to check some dependency installed?
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libapt-inst1.4:i386 fais to install [closed]

Today I was notifed of updates, some of them being libapt. So I press "Install Updates", and I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libapt-inst1.4:i386: Depends: ...
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The package system is broken: can not update or install new packages

I am not new to Ubuntu, but I don"t know what to do with the following: sudo apt-get -o Debug::pkgProblemResolver=yes dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Avoiding installation of certain dependency packages (texlive)

As Ubuntu's TeXLive is quite old (version 2009), I always hear TeX people recommending installing the latest TeXLive directly from CTAN. (Yes, I need the same package mentioned in that question.) I ...
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Can't install wine on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to install it on the Ubuntu Software Center I always get a message that says I have unmet dependencies. I tried installing Wine through the terminal ...
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Error while installing Nokia Suite

Dependency is not satisfiable gambas2-runtime (>=1.9.48) error while installing Nokia Suite. What should I do? I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Please recommend me a software application similar to Nokia PC ...
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Ubuntu fix dependency problems

I am having dependency problems, whenever I do an apt-get install, I get this error message: http://pastebin.com/dFnAgyK1 I already tried: apt-get clean, update, upgrade, install -f dpkg ...
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Lost power during update and now i cannot install any packages or even update/repair update

I lost power during and update and now i cannot install or update any packages. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. on terminal I get this message: dpkg: error processing package ...
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Help with held broken packages

Please help I get the following message below after trying to install synaptic.... perkins@perkins-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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interrupted upgrade

I was running ubuntu 11.10 without major flaws and somewhat adapted to my taste and decided to give upgrading another shot. Somehow I do so every couple of years and every time I face reinstall. This ...
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How to solve unmet linux-headers dependencies? [duplicate]

Whenever I want to install or remove a package I get this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies. linux-headers-generic-lts-saucy : Depends: linux-headers-3.11.0-22-generic but it ...
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TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 dependency install problem

This is my first time using this forum and I am relatively new to ubuntu. I installed TeamViewer on another machine running 12.04 no problem. I have the same errors as the OP in this post: ...
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How to install 32-bit deb package on 64-bit ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installed and I have to install 32-bit deb package on it. It depends on other 32 bit libraries. I overcome this with getlibs: sudo getlibs -i ...
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Should I forcefully uninstall ubuntu-minimal: Depends: resolvconf as it has unmet dependencies

My ubuntu software center was not working and I was trying to fix it. I ran the following series of commands: sudo apt-get update This one failed and this was the result Err ...
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what is sudo apt-get -f install

what is the usage of apt-get -f install . when I run sudo apt-get update I got some errors at the end It says try apt-get -f install. What is this command? the last part of my error is : . . . ...
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update manager gives unmet dependency error

Can anyone please help me to solve the issue? While updating update manager gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: **libqt4-declarative:** Depends: ...
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uninstalled libgconf2-4 by mistake now i cant reinstall it, need help [duplicate]

You might want to run apt-get -f install to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: aisleriot : Depends: libgconf-2-4 (>= 2.31.1) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Cannot install Eclipse in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I cannot install Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center. I get error: The following packages are not yet satisfied with dependencies: eclipse-platform: Depends: eclipse-platform-data (> = ...
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Compile evolution development snapshot 3.13.1

I have downloaded evolution development snapshot from this link: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution and now I have trouble compiling the source code. I am using ubuntu 14.04 and this version of ...
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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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Unable to install libssl1.0.0:i386 due to “unmet dependencies”?

I have read and followed the advice in this question to no avail. I am attempting to install libssl1.0.0:i386 on my 14.04 box (amd64), but when I try to do this via APT, I receive the following error ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem [duplicate]

Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem and I get this in details: totem: Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) but it is a virtual package Depends: ...
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How to solve missing libmng.so.1 in Trusty (14.04) Package is no more available

I would like to run SoulseekQT. However unfortunately one of the dependencies is libmng1, which is no more included in Trusty. sudo apt-get install libmng.so.1 or libmng1 or libmng1:i386 in Trusty ...
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Dependencies problem with x2go

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. I can't update Ubuntu, because I always have problems with x2go. See message below: dependency problems prevent configuration of openssh-server: ...
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After updating the system to 14.04, an application fails due to lack of libpng15. How do i obtain it?

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.04, one of applications (the "King Arthur's Gold" indie game) would fail due to lack of libpng15 in the system. The error message is: [13:47:13] PNG warning: ...
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Vanished dependency: gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0

I'm trying to install a facebook-webapp but the dependency gir1.2-launchpad-integration-3.0 is not found and listed as uninstallable. I have been unable to locate it anywhere except for references to ...
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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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dependency not satisfiable fuse-utils

I have looked around and the answers for dependency problems seem to be specific but I am sorry if this has already been answered. I am trying to install storage made easy desktop client but when I ...
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unable to install mediaelch on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install MediaElch after the upgrade from 13.XX removed it. I followed the instructions from the MediaElch website (http://www.kvibes.de/en/mediaelch/download/) sudo ...
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Update manager not worknig and Red icon on my menu panel

I've been upgrading my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS,during the installation process, I accidentally lost power after this i try to turnon my machine, it shows red icon with Error message Here is the ...
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How do I build Nautilus 3.70/3.80 from source?

I've upgraded nautilus on my PC to 3.60 with the nice sidebar, but I'm finding the lack of recursive search difficult. I've downloaded Nautilus 3.7.5 and 3.7.1 which have replaced the recursive search ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors [closed]

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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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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In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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dependency problems prevent configuration

I've gotten my Ubuntu server into an inconsistent state. I've read through a thread on a similar issue but am still unsure how best to proceed. Here is some info: # dpkg --print-architecture amd64 ...
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How to resolve depedancy issues with software not obtained from a repository

Ok so i have found that the Ubuntu software centre has excessively outdated builds posted for nearly every piece of software i attempt to install. The only solution i can think of is to download the ...