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Error while installing packages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm encountering error in installing any package using apt-get. I've tried steps given in various forums, but couldn't resolve the error. For example, if I install kcachegrind, ...
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Dropbox Syncronization Problem

I am using 12.04 and tried Dropbox but faced the following problem.: irtaza@irtaza-OptiPlex-990:~$ sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Wine won't install on fresh Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy on a Lenovo Thinkpad L512 laptop. When I try to install Wine I get the following error: root@gandalf:~# apt-get install wine Reading package ...
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How Do I Fix Unmet dependencies Linux-Image-Generic etc

My battery died on an upgrade and now I have this problem when I try to install updates. How do I fix it? The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-generic: Depends: linux-image-generic ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 64bit issue with broken dependencies [duplicate]

I've been trying to install google earth and get these dependency issues related to lsb-core. When I try to install lsb-core I get more dependency issues with it. jacob@jacob-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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Trying to install Click Modular Router and need /usr/src/linux to install as kernel module

I'm trying to install Click Modular Router as a Linux Kernel Module. I ran the command sudo ./configure --enable-linuxmodule And I got the following error Can't find /usr/src/linux, so I can't ...
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How do I to resolve unmet dependencies to uninstall and reinstall package

I have tried several askubuntu threads but yet to no avail none have all met qualifications. I installed allvideodownloader, and found a better version an earlier version; I downloaded from ...
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error to install lightdm because of plymouth

When I use this command sudo apt-get update , the output is as follows: Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security Release.gpg Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg Hit ...
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dpkg and missing dependency problem

I downloaded an open source software from the Internet to emulate white board on my computer. The link is here: http://open-sankore.org/ The download was as .zip file with .deb file inside (which I ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies related to Mesa/Wayland?

On my Ubuntu 13.04 machine, I used to have the Updated and Optimized Open Graphics Drivers PPA enabled and with a recent update it required Wayland as a dependency. This seems to have broken my ...
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hgsubversion, mercurial (ppa): broken dependencies

I have installed mercurial from the PPA, then I wanted to install hgsubversion. That fails due to unmet dependencies. But they are met, as far as I understand. What am I missing here? jb@x60 ~ $ ...
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How to get the urls of all the packages that an application depends on?

I want to install gnome-shell package without using apt by getting the dependent packages and building them myself so that I won't have to download them the next time I do a fresh install. I want a ...
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Installed wrong teamvierer package now I have unmet dependency problems, how to revert back?

Package management is broken after a mistaken attempt to install TeamViewer (I selected the wrong TeamViewer package from the TeamViewer web site). I have tried: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get ...
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the following packages have unmet dependencies(KDE) [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu but I failed to solve this error. I had searched for this problem but I didn't find the perfect solution. Please help me. I'm finding this error. Please give me a perfect solution ...
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g++ installation unmet dependencies error [duplicate]

I am trying to install g++.But not able to do it. amol@amol-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get install g++ [sudo] password for amol: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Unmet dependencies in Rhythmbox

I've been having problems with Rhythmbox, so I decided to uninstall and reinstall to see if it will work. I keep getting an error message during the installation that says Some packages could not be ...
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Package requirements doesn't make any sense

When trying to install the latest minitube-ubuntu from the ubuntu repository: The following packages have unmet dependencies: minitube-ubuntu: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2.17-0ubuntu5 is to be ...
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How do I find missing dependencies for cinepaint 1.0-4 Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I am a photojournalist/digital photo artist and I am getting into video editing projects I have used GIMP for my photo editing for years... I've been doing some research on other alternatives which ...
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Is lib32gcc1 exists in my system?

I'm trying to istall AMD/Intel hybrid drivers using this guide and have problem with lib32gcc1 when I'm try to install fglrx*.deb's sudo dpkg -i fglrx*.deb. I get dependency problems with it: ...
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Skype installation dependencies issue

Cannot install skype.. lots of dependencies issues.. Please help.... :( Aptitude shows this solution only.. My OS is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS tau@UBUNTU:~$ sudo aptitude install skype --without-recommends ...
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Fix broken dependencies [duplicate]

I'm trying to install TortoiseHg but I get an error: $ sudo apt-get install tortoisehg Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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wedge with apt-get

I get the following error message The following packages have unmet dependencies: fuse-utils : Depends: libfuse2 (= 2.8.4-1.3) but 2.9.2-4 is installed gvfs : Depends: gvfs-daemons (>= 1.16.2-2) ...
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How do I get Glibc >= 2.16.0?

I know there are already built packages for Pidgin. I need to build Pidgin so I can build plug-ins. I need Glibc >= 2.16.0. Unfortunately, I get stuck in an endless dependency loop. I need ...
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How do I not resolve unmet dependencies?

I followed the answer to How do I install gedit without Zeitgeist? and installed gedit without zeitgeist (in fact, zeitgeist is completely removed). gedit runs happily without zeitgeist. Now I can't ...
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If i install ubuntu 12.04.1 will I receive all updates without upgrading to ubuntu 12.04.2 due to bumblebee issue?

I ran into the problem with the bumblebee dependencies for the Ubuntu 12.04.2. To know more about the problem you can head to this thread Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation ...
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Source package: precise build dependencies policy for Software Centre

I was seeking for a detailed specification of what's allowed as build dependencies for sources packages to be published in the Software Centre. I found Ubuntu Policy Manual — Chapter 4 - Source ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install javahl _without_ pulling in all the openjdk stuff?

On my linux box (oneiric, 64bit) I'm running Eclipse and java straight from the Eclipse/Oracle tarballs. I'd like to install the javaHL subversion libraries, which according to the subclipse wiki are ...
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Can't install nodejs-dev: unmet dependencies

I need to install nodejs-dev package. But sudo apt-get install nodejs-dev throws The following packages have unmet dependencies: nodejs-dev : Depends: nodejs (= 0.4.9-1ubuntu3) but ...
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X-server doesn't start properly: No window boundaries, close buttons, or unity sidebar

Good afternoon, Earlier today I removed libjpeg (because I felt it needed to be reinstalled to fix this ghostscript related error). Unfortunately it removed a bunch of software along with libjpeg. ...
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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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samba installation Error on Ubuntu 15.04

I am began to use Ubuntu. I can not enable file sharing. It show samba package required Error. So, I try to install samba by apt-get install samba The following errors are shown. Some packages ...
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why build-essential failed

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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sdl2 problem: no such file, but it's there; also, how does ldd work?

got a Problem on my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 with SDL2. I am trying to run a game (unrealworld): /urw3-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libSDL2-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Problem istalling wine. Dependancies not met

Ok, guys I have a big problem installing wine. I gave read every ask ubuntu I could find on the matter I have not found a solution to my problem. Is there anything else I can do? user@user:~$ sudo ...
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Few errors while apt-get upgrade and apt-get install?

When i try to install libgl1-mesa-dev and libsdl1.2-dev, I get the following error The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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libboost-all-dev

I am trying to install dependencies: with this command; sudo apt-get install -f libboost-all-dev But; there are dependencies: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Unmet dependencies, install -f looks scary

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64-bit I tried to install Lazarus (1.4.4) by downloading the .deb files and using sudo dpkg -i. However I think it tried to install them in the wrong order and I now get "unmet ...
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How to install libc6 2.17 on 12.04

I am attempting to install the video editor Lightworks using dpkg. When I try, it says Errors occured when installing. I used the graphical package installer instead, and it said that the dependency ...