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Error installing Rails on Ubuntu 11.10 (Gem::DependencyError)

I'm trying to install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 11.10, but receiving this error: $ sudo gem install rails ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::DependencyError) Unable to resolve dependencies: ...
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Version range in debian/control

When declaring dependencies in debian/control to create a package, I can specify a lower or upper bound on the version. For example, if I depend on libvtk6-dev being at least version 6.0.0 I can write ...
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Launchpad Build Recipes: How do I correctly specify build dependencies for packages in the same PPA?

I am trying to build Code::Blocks IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 using this recipe: https://code.launchpad.net/~damien-moore/+recipe/codeblocks-16.01-release It needs libwxgtk2.8-dev, which isn't in the 16.04 ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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“unmet dependencies” while installing gtk +3 [duplicate]

Trying to install GTK as it was required by a another package. So I ran apt-get install libgtk-3-dev But getting unmet dependencies error. Output Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to solve package conflicts?

I would like to install both packages libsigc++-2.0-0c2a and libsigc++-2.0-0v5 at the same time, in order to run certain software. Apparently, however, the packages are conflicting and sudo apt-get ...
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Dependency problem installing dell osam on Ubuntu 15.10

I have a simple problem with dependencies. I want to install a Server management package from Dell called OSAM on Ubuntu 15.10. For the installation I added an old repo provided by the dell ...
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How to remove conflict package in ubuntu?

punit@punit-Compaq-420:~$ apt-cache depends python2.7-dev python2.7-dev Depends: python2.7 Depends: libpython2.7-dev Depends: libpython2.7 Depends: libexpat1-dev |Recommends: libc6-dev ...
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Dependancy issues breaking apt-get

I believe I may have some dependancies installed of the wrong version for my system, because I keep getting errors whenever I try to use apt-get. For instance: sudo apt-get install minicom results ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - problem with installing wine

I wanted to install wine to run photoshop and office, but came across these problems when I run this code: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa and I get gpg: keyring ...
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Package errors on every install

SO I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my mid-2014 Macbook Pro Retina as a standalone partition. Everything works fine and every applications I installed are working too, but I still get a few errors ...
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How to replace ppa provided packages by ubuntu provided ones?

Recently I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Then I wanted to install latest vlc (2.2.1), and googled for it. Then I came across this ppa: ppa:mc3man/trusty-media and added it to my repositories ...
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Many and more packages are broken

I use Ubuntu LTS and want to upgrade and it's showing some errors. While trying to fix the bugs, I got the error that very many packages are broken: Broken libqt5feedback5:i386 Depends on ...
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Package dependency problems with broken packages but none listed to fix

I am trying to install wine on Ubuntu 15.04, I had it working before but I think something went wrong with 32 or 64 bit installations so I tried removing it to start again. Now I am trying to install ...
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i want to convert Ubuntu to Xubuntu but I get this problem

Using this command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop i get this: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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unmet dependency error on ubuntu 14.04 while installing

whenever I am trying to install php5 or my-sql I am getting below error. The following packages have unmet dependencies: mysql-server : Depends: mysql-server-5.5 but it is not going to be ...
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QGIS not working with Python installation on Wily 15.10: broken paths/dependencies

When I try to run QGIS, I get the following errors at startup: An error occured during execution of following code: import pyplugin_installer Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libprotobuf8

I get the error while installing a package (.deb) : ratatouille_0.1.1-1_i386.deb (156.8 KiB) from here: ...
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Problems with kde plasma dependencies

I wanted to try kde but when I installed it I got a few errors. I didn't think much of these and loaded up kde, and all I had was a cursor and a black screen. So I try'ed to uninstall it and it threw ...
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'error: BrokenCount>0'

it says this on the bottom right of my computer, its says ''this usually means that you installed packages that have unmet dependecies.'' I did Run df -i in terminal and it gave me this : udev ...
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PostGIS Broken Package: Unmet Dependencies - liblwgeom-2.1.8

This suddenly happened to me today after I upgraded my Unity (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) via Software Updater. I got a warning telling me that I have installed packages that unmet dependencies. I used ...
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Installing Steam on ubuntu 14.04 libc.so.6 error please help

Hello everyone so I have been running Debian Linux for a while and decided to switch back over and dual boot with Ubuntu to play games again. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I installed Steam ...
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Ubuntu Videos doesn't play my .mp4 videos

I want to play my .mp4 videos using Ubuntu Videos (https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Videos). This application suggests additional plug-ins in order to work. The plug-in that required to install are: ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on ubuntu 14.04 64bit:errors

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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Set a local repo in order apt-get to handle .deb dependecies

I am trying to do something, which I have already done on .rpm distributions, on Fedora more exactly. Basically I want to create a local repository, which I can put a .deb file in, so that apt-get can ...
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Unable to install anything

I wonder if someone can help me , when I try install or remove a package , this is the error I get dpkg: error processing package libdrm-nouveau2:i386 (--configure): package is in a very bad ...
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How to know from ldd command which library is missing?

When I run ldd -r binary_file I get something like this: libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/lib32/libstdc++.so.6 (0xf6d7a000) and this seems ok. However, I don't know what this line means, do I have the ...
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Linux mint 17.1 libgtk [closed]

Hi i have problem while i want install gnome shell in linux mint ,iam using this command: sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-shell-extensions gnome-tweak-tool and its display this: The ...
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Broken link for kernel (nonexistent future version)

My version (from lsb_release -a): No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic I want to make some room ...
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How to download and install unmet dependencies automatically

Is there any method on command line or a software that will download and upgrade/install all unmet(missing or outdated) dependencies for a package automatically. There are some packages that have ...
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Building openVibe sources [duplicate]

I want to build the openVibe , but the following error appear after running the sell script ./linux_build : FAILED to find GTK+... CMake Error at ...
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Install Virtualbox-4.3 in Ubuntu 12.04

Kindly someone help. I am quite new in Ubuntu. While installing the package, these error messages appear. dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of virtualbox-4.3:i386: ...
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Trying to install wine on 14.04, have tried removing all wine related but still no joy [duplicate]

After alot of dependency problems decided to remove all wine related packages from synaptic. Recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Do not understand what is happening. Get depends wine1.6-i386, ...
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Packages go missing after bootup and certain indicators don't seem to install anymore

I'm running an up-to-date Ubuntu 14.04, which I frankenstein'd into Xubuntu and up to this point it's been working just fine. When I booted my computer up today, I noticed that a few icons on my dock ...
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Unmet dependencies problem on 12.04 - libcurl4-openssl-dev depends librtmp-dev

I'm having troubles with unmet dependencies on Ubuntu 12.04: libcurl4-openssl-dev depends librtmp-dev Here is what I've got after running sudo apt-get -f install which suggested running apt-get ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems

My ubuntu 12.4 box has been off for 10 days. Upon returning to it I have found that there's no sound and steam games (for linux) won't start. There is a dependancy problem. I'm guessing is causing ...
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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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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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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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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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Remove config files of any package

How would I remove the config files of any package, or do apt-get purge and re-install it without removing any of its dependencies? Thanks!
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Issues with dependencies when installing Geary [duplicate]

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I'm trying to install Geary after adding the Yorba ppa. I'm getting the following returned every time with sudo apt-get install geary : [sudo] ...
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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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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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Trouble installing VLC

Whenever I try to install VLC by terminal this shows up. ankit@ankit-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for ankit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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 ...