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vtg-plugin dependencies not met

I am trying to compile the vtg-plugin from source however I am getting the error "vtg-dependencies not met" which complains about libpeas and gedit. The version of gedit it is asking for is 2.91.0, ...
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Trying to install Phatch getting dependency issues regarding blender, try to install blender more dependency issues

So I am trying to install the latest version of Phatch using the .deb for ubuntu available on their site and installing through the Ubuntu Software center. I get the message "Cannot install blender". ...
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Adding apt-get packages to a usb boot drive (and storing them on the drive)?

I want to compile some 3rd party software and install it on a bootable usb drive...there are several packages that I need to install with apt-get before I compile it. How could I store the apt-get ...
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How do I install Draftsight CAD?

I've installed the 11.04 64bit version and now i can't install Draftsight (32bit with force architecture option) because there is an error with the library libexpat1.. anyone know how solve? ...
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Simple-CCSM won't install

I'm trying to install simple-ccsm 0.8.2-0ubuntu1 in Natty Narwhal, but I receive an error: simple-ccsm: Depends: python-compizconfig but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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Missing Build Dependencies when upload to Launchpad

bit of a different question. I'm trying to upload a package to a repository that I just started on Launchpad. Launchpad accepts the upload happily, and everything seems good up until the build. It ...
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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 ...
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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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How to trick apt dependencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a meta-package that automatically installs other packages? I want to use Frescobaldi (an editor for Lilypond), but the packaged release of lilypond ...
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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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Install packages with unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I am trying to install some applications but some of them fail to install. The three applications I tried are Vim, Emacs and GNOME-Do. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 installed as a guest OS in VirtualBox. ...
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Software center stopped working after I uninstalled kpackagekit

I uninstalled kpackagekit using Ubuntu software center. When it uninstalled, it also uninstalled some dependencies. I was not aware it would do that. Now, if I try to install any software using Ubuntu ...
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Dependency Walker for ubuntu

Is there a tool like Windows DependencyWalker for Ubuntu ? I would like to see all shared libraries my executable depends on.
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Do I need to install Japanese TrueType font, Ume-font

I have an English Ubuntu. Today suddenly the update manager asks me to download 48 MB of "Japanese TrueType font, Ume-font". It says it is a new install. Do I really need this for something? I can not ...
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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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What do the dependencies of 'Finch' (CLI IM client) do

Bug #395001 is currently giving me a headache. The OP is attempting to install Finch, a text-based instant messaging client, but is upset about the amount of dependencies that are being installed. ...
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How do I find the build dependencies of a package?

I'd like to find out which packages sudo apt-get build-dep <package> would install (if I already got some dependencies installed, I'd also like to see those → so running or simulating the ...
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How can I specify a dependency between 2 versions of a package?

In a debian/control file, how do I specify a dependency on a package between 2 versions of that package? For example: python 2.5 or higher but lower than python 2.7. Depends: python ...
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Do Dpkg and apt-get install dependencies?

I've been wondering, is there a way to tell dpkg or apt-get that when I want to install a package also install all the dependencies it requires? I installed a package using dpkg but it complained ...
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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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Is there a way to find out which package was responsible for a DependecyPackageInstallation?

Is there a way to find out from which Package-Installation a certain package was installed as Dependency?
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How to remove a deb without removing its dependencies

I would like to install the most recent version of boto, which I do via python setup.py install Yet when I try to remove the old version the following packages also get removed: apt-get remove ...
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How do I install TweetDeck?

See question here: ===============> http://superuser.com/questions/218868/tweetdeck-adobe-air-on-ubuntu-10-10 Getting the issue: sudo apt-get install Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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unable to install gnome

Hey! I have ubuntu server 10.10. I am trying to install gui. I have installed these packages: xserver-xorg xinit I tried installing gnome but I always get this error: The following packages have ...
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Identifying and Downloading Dependency for an Offline PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? My pc have no internet connection. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition. I always download the package from another pc having net ...
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meta-package dependencies

I've got a pure vanilla Lucid Desktop installation on a severely RAM limited laptop (with a slow drive for extra happy swapping). I'm trying to remove packages that snuck in on ubuntu-desktop which I ...
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Why does removing Firefox install another browser?

I want to remove firefox (with sudo apt-get purge firefox*) but without installing the epiphany browser. how to do it? PS : I want to remove firefox becouse I want to use and only use google-chrome ...
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Why would removing gnash also remove gnome-desktop-enviroment?

I've been having flash troubles with my firefox. someone from some place suggested trying gnash. It worked for a while but while it re-enabled flash player on youtube, it is still incompatible with ...
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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 ...
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PPA build failed because of unmet dependencies of another package in the same PPA

I have 2 packages swami-2.0.0 and libinstpatch-1.0.0 in my PPA where the first one depends on the latter. The swami-2.0.0 control file contains libinstpatch-dev (>= 1.0.0) but it seems this is not ...
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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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Can I see why a package is installed?

For a specific package, can I find out why it is installed? So, can I see or it's manually installed, or that it is installed as a dependency of another package? Or that it is installed as part of ...
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How can I find out why a package was installed?

How can I find out why a particular package was installed? Is it part of the default installation? Was it specified manually, or was it chosen automatically to meet dependencies? Which packages are ...
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Installation:Troubleshooting webmin dependencies

I am having a dependency problem dpkg installing webmin 1.510 (deb) package on Ubuntu 10.04, as seen in the screenshot. I do not know where to look to find info about what dependencies are needed. ...
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How to upload package with dependencies to my PPA?

I made a package for my PPA and uploaded it. It built without any problems. Then I made another package that depended on the first and uploaded it. It failed because it couldn't find the files in the ...
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How to remove an uninstalled package's dependencies?

I want to install a package (DigiKam), but it has a lot of dependencies. If I decide I no longer need this software and uninstall it, will the now unnessary dependencies be removed? If not, how can I ...