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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 ...
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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: ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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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 ...
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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%. ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Ubuntu SDK does not install on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit?

Trying to install the ubuntu-sdk on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit using instructions at http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ and I get the following errors: Some packages could not be installed. ...
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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 ...
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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 (= ...
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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 ...
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Initialising the Build Environment for Android on 64-bit 12.04

I am looking to initialise the build environment for the AOSP codebase (or for that matter, any Android source), and one of the first steps in the process is to; $ sudo apt-get install git gnupg flex ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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How can I revert to the previous kernel version w/out dependency issues?

Since ubuntu updated my install to 3.2.0-37-generic, my laptop fan constantly runs. I never had this issue with the previous kernel versions. To fix this problem, I would like to revert back to the ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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How to check the required dependencies for a package?

I want to install the ndiswrapper packages (utils, -dkms and -common) in my Ubuntu 13.04 live-usb. However, since I don't have wi-fi while I'm on the Daily build, I can't install them directly, so I ...
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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 ...
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aptitude cant install ia32-libs

When I run aptitude install ia32-libs it gives me this output (on Pastebin due to length constraints of StackExchange). The install fails, as it leaves ia32-libs in a Not Installed state. All other ...
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Cannot install libglade2-ruby dependency for Grism

Hey Guys I'm trying to install Grism. I've followed installation steps from http://www.grism.org/install.html, which are fairly simple, just need to install dependencies and than install the deb ...
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apt tells me I have “held broken packages”: please help me reinstall skype [duplicate]

Ubuntu version: up to date 12.04 I recently uninstalled Skype so that I could reinstall the most recent version; I was getting the "packages held back" message whenever I updated the software on my ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved for VLC

I tried to install vlc media player on my ubuntu 12.04 using terminal by following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc ...
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Why am I getting 'file not found' when trying to run CEWE Fotobuch / Kruidvat fotoservice on my 64 bit system?

When I install the CEWE Fotobuch (rebranded as "Kruidvat fotoservice" in the Netherlands) software on my 64 bit system, the application does not start. Instead, I'm getting a 'file not found' error. ...
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How to install cndrvcups-common v.2.3 in Quantal?

Trying to install a Canon printer, and getting into trouble at some point (see this question, regarding the 12.10 part) I noticed that I had not followed exactly what Ubuntu Documentation recommended ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” problem when trying apt-get install

Anytime I try to install python packages using the command: sudo apt-get install python-package I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Why does Software Center report qt4 as unmet dependency, when I already have qt5 installed?

I installed qtspim which requires qt4 to be installed. As I already have qt5 installed on my system, qtspim is working fine. However, Software Center reports dependency error. When I run apt-get ...
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Software center requires qt4, I have qt 5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Software Center report qt4 as unmet dependency, when I already have qt5 installed? i have installed qtspim which depends upon qt4. I have already installed qt5 ...
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How can I fix dependency problems with firefox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I can't do anything from Ubuntu Software Center or from Terminal This is what i get from command line: deus@comp:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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How to reinstall Terminal?

While fixing package dependencies, the terminal application went missing, and now I cannot locate the application. Is there a way to reinstall the terminal application?
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How to create a .deb file with dependency?

I have a game made with the LÖVE framework and i want it into a .deb file so it can be easily installed by others and easily findable through the Unity dash for example. I also have the LÖVE framework ...
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Unmet dependencies - what to do? [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet ...
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Package dependency problems with wine

I am running Ubuntu and trying to install Wine. When I run sudo apt-get install wine, it gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.4 but it is ...
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How do I remove OpenJDK without losing JDownloader?

I recently installed Sun's Java because of performance issues running Minecraft. When I try to remove the OpenJDK packages by sudo apt-get purge openjdk* however, the JDownloader package is being ...
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Wine has dependency issues [duplicate]

Okay, I like to use Aptitude for most of my program installation, due to its exceptional handling of dependencies (it's very diligent about removing unused libraries.) Unfortunately, it appears not ...
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Upgrading 11.10 gives: libcurl3-gnutls, libp11-kit0 - Dependency error

When i do upgrade or install, im getting this error. srikanth@btp8sa42:~/projects/raff$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for srikanth: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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 ...
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Python dependencies in Debian packages

I created my first Debian package today by following the accepted answer at this AskUbuntu question. Everything went fine, and it installed properly afterwards. However, my script is written in python ...
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How Can I Remove Epiphany Without Removing Gnome?

I have Gnome Shell installed, and I want to remove the Epiphany browser. But when I click uninstall in the software center its says that Gnome-core is a dependency of Epiphany, so it will be ...
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Dependency errors on installing Banshee

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (Verified the ISO hash as well). The VERY first thing I did was open the software centre and try to install banshee. I am met with the following error: The following ...
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How to setup debian/control to force updating a library?

This question is aimed at PPA/packages maintainers. I have a PPA with 2 packages: mypackage (currently version 1~ppa1~quantal) mypackagelib (currently version 1~ppa1~quantal) Currently, the ...
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How to install iodbc in Ubuntu 12.10

I need to install the library iodbc (depends on libodbc2) in my Quantal machine. Yet there is creepy dependency problem. This was replaced somehow by unixodbc which I don't have, installed. Here is ...
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Installation of the unity stock ticker lens failed

The following packages have unmet dependencies: unity-stock-ticker-lens : Depends: python-unity-singlet (>= 0.3) but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held ...
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Failed to fetch *.deb Size mismatch, then packages with unmet dependencies [closed]

I recently bought the wonderfully looking and reviewed Amnesia The Dark Descent and I'm trying to install it. The first time I tried to download it, I had to stop in the middle of the download (may ...
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Problems updating and re-installing VLC in Ubuntu 11.10

I can't seem to fix or update, upgrade VLC at all; this is what I get when trying to install, I had VLC before, but was not working properly so I uninstalled it; then I tried to install it again to ...
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libetpan15 not installable when trying to install Cairo dock

When adding Cairo dock to Ubuntu 12.04, i get this message telling me i need a dependency. What do i do now to proceed with the install? The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Installing Skype on x64 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to install Skype on 12.10 64bit So for the past 2 days i've been trying to install skype and none of the solutions i find seem to be working if i download the ...