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Help installing vmg magnifier program

I'm trying to install Virtual Magnifying Glass http://magnifier.sourceforge.net/ as it's the only program I can find that has a magnifier that follows the mouse with the actual magnification shown ...
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Cannot install skype. Unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have had repeated issues with installing skype, and have attempted installing other dependencies. However, this one issue persists. This same error message has been repeated over the past three ...
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Automatic security update fails by unmet dependency

Ubuntu 12.04 - Update manager failed to install security update of some headers. I have tried: sudo apt-get -f install which tries to get dependencies, but initially fails with: dpkg: error ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved help [duplicate]

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be ...
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movie codec install errors

Trying to play clip downloaded from youtube and I keep getting this error when I try to install the required codec. Please help The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How should I install jpeg62 for Synfig Studio?

I would like to install Synfig Studio 0.63 on a computer without an Internet connection. At installation, it says to install the "JPEG62" dependency. I have downloaded this but the Software Centre is ...
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Network-manager cannot install, dependency issue

I accidently installed connmanager, it removed my network-manager and network-manager-gnome. Now I cannot connect to my wifi and ethernet connection. I tried to install network-manager from source ...
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Problem when installing Anki: unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install Anki SRS http://ankisrs.net/ on (freshly-installed) Ubuntu 13.04, but it isn't going swiftly: The following packages have unmet dependencies: anki: Depends: python (>= ...
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Apt-get problems and errors : VIM

I found this great link: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? but I can't seem to get any command involving apt-get to run correctly. My main problem is a partition filling up and don't know why, ...
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Unmet dependencies installing gnome-shell-extension-weather

When I want to install anything with the apt-get I get an error.For example : amin@Amin-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extension-weather [sudo] password for amin: Reading package lists... ...
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Can't uninstall old kernel [duplicate]

I can't install a new kernel because by boot partition is full. However I also can't remove an old kernel: sudo apt-get purge -f linux-image-3.2.0-29-generic-pae [.. reading package lists etc, ...
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Wine Errors in Ubuntu 12.10 driving me crazy [duplicate]

I have an Hp Pavilion dv7 64bit system, 6gb memory, Ubuntu 12.10 partitioned with Win7,AMD Phenom(tm) II N640 Dual-Core Processor × 2 , 650g HDD. This is what i'm getting through Terminal, same type ...
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Broken Dependency 12.04-12.10 (linux-image-3.8.0-27-generic)

I need some help on how to fix this problem. I ran the following. wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ sudo apt-get update Fetched 674 kB in 4s (141 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ ...
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apt-get packages automatically installed (by what?!) and can be removed (but I need them!) [duplicate]

apt-get is prompting me to remove these packages since they were automatically installed but are no longer required: libcapi20-3 libgif4:i386 libnss-winbind libp11-kit-gnome-keyring:i386 ...
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ubuntu 12.04 64bits - cannot install 32bits libs - dependy problem [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs -y gives the following message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ia32-libs: Depends: ia32-libs-multiarch E: Unable to correct problems, you have held ...
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Skype won't work [duplicate]

This is what I get when trying to install it: drsloth@drsloth:~$ sudo apt-get install libasound2:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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apt-get don't let me install any package [duplicate]

Im using Ubuntu Server 12.04 i686 When I try to update/install any package, always appear an error like this dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libpam-winbind: libpam-winbind ...
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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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Dependencies nightmare

I'm trying to install openbts but it requires a bunch of dependencies, some of which fail: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libboost-all-dev : Depends: libboost-python-dev but it is ...
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How do I find missing dependencies for cinepaint 1.0-4 Ubuntu 13.04

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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unmet dependencies samba [duplicate]

seems to be a pretty common problem, and I've followed the guides in order to at least do updates around the problem, but before I do any more blind guessing, I'm asking the community for reasons (if ...
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Unable to upgrade ubuntu due to unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade Ubuntu Server, but get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-server : Depends: linux-headers-server (= 3.2.0.44.53) but 3.2.0.48.58 ...
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How did I uninstall KDE in 13.04?

I wanted to uninstall kde-standard package (not confused with kubuntu-desktop) and all of KDE-related packages in 13.04. Seems lightdm shows too many desktops (because I installed lot of DEs) so Unity ...
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How To: Install Proteus from Humble Indie Bundle Depends: proteus (= 1.1-0ubuntu3)

After redeeming my software center key to download Proteus from the new Humble Indie Bundle #8, this error appears: proteus-meta: Depends: proteus (= 1.1-0ubuntu3) but 1.1-0ubuntu2 is to be installed ...
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packages have been unpacked but not yet configured

I am stuck with this weired issue. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Sudo dpkg --audit Output is The following packages have been unpacked but not yet configured. They must be configured using dpkg ...
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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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I can't remove a malformed line from my sources.list.d?

I tried to follow a poorly explained tutorial on how to install the Opera browser from the terminal. After this failed, I have not been able to get to the Software Center or the Software Updater. I ...
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How to resolve dependency conflict (perl conflicts with libxml-sax-perl)?

I am trying to install a package called libxml-simple-perl, but it depends on libxml-sax-perl, I have installed other dependencies without issues, but this one below is giving me a lot of trouble, and ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 Will Not update [Unmet Dependencies] [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libc6: Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.3) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.4 is installed libc6-dev: Depends: libc6 (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.4) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.3 is ...
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aptitude dependency resolution issue when trying to install build-deps for openjdk-6

I am running into some kind of rather serious issue with resolving the dependencies if I try to install the build-deps for openjdk-6, as specified in the directions for compiling custom OpenJDK ...
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12.04 64-bit how to solve, pcscd : Depends: libccid (>= 1.4.1~) but it is not going to be installed or pcsc-ifd-handler?

I need to install a package but its failing in 12.04 64 -bit. root@sun-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M:/var/tmp# apt-get install pcscd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Cannot install GTK+3.6.4

When trying to run the ./configure for gtk+-3.6.4 I get the following: Requested 'glib-2.0 >= 2.35.3' but version of GLib is 2.34.0 Requested 'atk >= 2.7.5' but version of Atk is 2.4.0 ...
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Ubuntu Server Manager Installation Fails on 13.04 - Why

Installation of Server Manager Utility on 13.04 fails. Have tried many combination of loading packages to fix. Dependency Problems prevent configuration of ubuntu-server. Denpendency on on ...
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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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Unable to install qt4-designer under ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I failed to install qt4-designer under ubuntu 12.10 because I got this error message: qt4-designer: Depends: libqt4-designer (=4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu3.1) but 4:4.8.3+dfsg-0ubuntu4~quantal1~test4 is ...
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Unmet dependencies installing Catalyst [duplicate]

I've been trying to install the Catalyst stuff as per this web site and I get 'unmet dependencies...'. I'm an old man and I just want to use Mythbuntu. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Dependency error while installing own cloud on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS [duplicate]

While truing to install owncloud client on ubuntu I am hiting the wall because of dependencies!! I googled it and checked everywhere but no remedy, can anyone help? Info: Tried everything on here: ...
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How do I install ia32 libs, the multi-arch packages? [duplicate]

I cannot install ia32 libs no matter how hard I try. Here is the error I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not ...
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Install packages and dependencies without Internet connection

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my problem is that I don't have any Internet connection and I want to use wine, MS OFFICE, Turbo C++, DOS BOX, and many more applications that are required to me. But Ubuntu ...
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How to fix update-manager error “The package system is broken”

I am getting the following error with update-manager: The package system is broken Check if your are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
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cannot install goldendict because of package dependencies

I'm running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.10. Software Center fails to install Goldendict because of some package dependencies. The error message looks like this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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how to install websocket++ dependencies?

I'm trying to develop websocket applications in c++. I've chosen to use websocket++ since it's a no-nonsense #include that doesn't try to fallback to ajax and could potentially be used with any other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...