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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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Cannot install build-essential on ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I am trying to install build-essential package on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) but there is a dependency issue. root@server:~# apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to remove a specific package from dependency list of another package?

Since I'm using Qt5 I want to uninstall all the qt4 libs. I tried it with the following command sudo apt-get remove libqt4-* which attempts to remove all the qt4 libs but in addition it wants to ...
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Installing kubuntu-desktop on 15.10 Fails and Breaks APT

I'm not using a PPA for KDE, just the stock version. I tried installing kubuntu-desktop and it failed with the following: Unpacking kde-config-telepathy-accounts (4:15.08.2-0ubuntu1) ... dpkg: error ...
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Can I have ubuntu forget about unmet dependency errors?

I was trying to install adobe reader and it didn't finish installing. Then I decided that I dont need adobe reader and how do I have ubuntu think everything is fine and there are no unmet dependencies ...
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How do I fix these LibreOffice unmet dependencies?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice: Depends: libreoffice-core (= 1:3.4.4-0ubuntu1) but 1:3.4.3-3ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: libreoffice-...
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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. I do not know where to look to find info about what dependencies are needed.
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Install a package which is not in a repository [duplicate]

I want to install teamviewer which offers a .deb package. I read I can use dpkg and then do apt-get install -f to fix the dependencies. Or use gdebi. Are those the best solutions? Also I understand ...
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Why does package size during installation differs from package size reported during removal?

Let me detail what I try to ask. When I use sudo apk-get install blablabla I get the output After this operation, 39.6 MB of additional disk space will be used. but when I execute sudo apk-...
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Can't get anything to install, dependency errors

I'm extremely new to Linux/command line stuff, so please forgive my ignorance. Every time I try to install anything using sudo apt-get install ... I get dependency errors. I'm trying to get OpenSSH ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 14.10 can't be installed after upgrade deleted it

I was on Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday, and upgrade with do-release-upgrade. Today, Skype isn't installed anymore. Here is the error I get when installing through the .deb: $ sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-...
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Launchpad: Missing build dependencies even though dependency should be contained in uploaded package

I want to backport gcc-4.7 from raring to precise. So I ran backportpackage and uploaded gcc-4.7 to my PPA. However, when Launchpad tries to build it it complains about a missing dependency: ...
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Do I need linux-libc-dev and libc6-dev?

I removed the stock 3.8.0-19-generic kernel (and meta packages for the stock ubuntu kernel) and installed the 3.9 mainline kernel, do I need these 2 packages or can I remove them? ~$ apt-cache policy ...
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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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I cannot install any packages from terminal or software centre. Please help!

Whenever i try to install software from software centre, it says package dependencies cannot be resolved. I have tried restarting, sudo apt-get update/upgrade/clean. I am very new to ubuntu, and I ...
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unmet dependencies issues while installing python 3.4 in ubuntu 14.04?

I have just upgraded my laptop(its been a week since i have bought it and not used much), while installing python 3.4. I was having some unmet dependencies issues which were as follows: This is the ...
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Install TinyOS on Ubuntu

I have to use TinyOS for my small project, so I installed TinyOS in my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Basically, I followed the instructions from Saeid in his YouTube video, TinyOS Tutorial #1 - How to install ...
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Installed wrong libc6-dev Version

I wanted to install an ARK server on my ubuntu server 14.04 LTS and I think I completely messed up my system entirely. What I did was this. nano /etc/apt/sources.list and added this to the file #...
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pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to install something I received an error of dependencies and a incorrect gcc-5-base version installed. When I put sudo apt-get install anyprogram: Reading package lists... Building ...
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Dependancy problem with Owncloud installation

According to Seafile manual, I try a Owncloud installation on Ubuntu 14.04 with apt-get install update apt-get install owncloud I have a dependency problem and I'm jam. Reading package lists... ...
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How to repair my apt-get

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with HWE stack (kernel 3.16) on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265. I've been trying to install the proprietary drivers fglrx drivers in order to be able to switch ...
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ntop-ng installation, missing package

I'm trying to install ntop-ng on Ubuntu 14.04 via the official guide. However, I have the following error The following packages have unmet dependencies: nbox : Depends: tshark but it is not going ...
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apt-get stopped working because of dependancy issue - libegl1-mesa

tl;dr: Every apt-get command fails because of this: Depends: libgl1-mesa-dri (= 10.5~git1411191810.9460cd~gd~u) but 10.4~git1411171930.920f87~gd~u is to be installed I cannot remove or install ...
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Using apt-get autoremove with Missing Dependencies

My Ubuntu server instance's /boot partition is currently at 100%, and I want to remove some unused/unneeded dependencies using sudo apt-get autoremove. However, it appears that I am missing some ...
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KDE apps stopped loading citing missing libQtSvg

Yesterday (and in the preceding months), I could use Konsole completely fine. I haven't intentionally changed anything since then. However, today it won't load: [11:06]~$ konsole konsole: error while ...
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How to install packages in ubuntu without internet connection? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since last 2 years but still I couldnt find better way to install Ubuntu packages offline. As each package needs multiple dependencies its harder to find & get all the required ...
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Dependency Problems after updating to 14.04?

I can't seem to install or uninstall anything after updating to 14.04 because emacs and LaTeX was broken. I think I removed all the corrupt LaTeX files, but the emacs ones won't go away. Anyone know ...
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How to build dependency list for deb package

I want to pack my qt application to deb. During investigation dependencies with ldd i got ~50 libraries. Full list below: libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-0, libgstreamer0.10-0, libglib2.0-0, libasound2,...
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Installing crossvc is giving broken packages error [duplicate]

I am having Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. While trying to install crossvc, I am getting broken package error. I tried to find solutions and tried all the suggested steps in different posts. But no success. ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors [closed]

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to resolve depedancy issues with software not obtained from a repository

Ok so i have found that the Ubuntu software centre has excessively outdated builds posted for nearly every piece of software i attempt to install. The only solution i can think of is to download the ...
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How to remedy unmet dependencies error while downloading Steam?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a new Asus notebook computer (Ubuntu was pre-installed). I tried to download Steam from the software center and received the following error: Package dependencies ...
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Temporarily Use a Different Version of a Package to Resolve Unmet Dependency

How can I temporarily use a different version of a package so that I can install another package that depends on it? Or is it not possible to do that?
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cannot install apt-fast in ubuntu 12.10

I tried to install apt-fast in my Ubuntu 12.10 but it shows following error: the following packages have unmet dependencies apt-fast : depends: aria2 but is not going to install build essential : ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Nitro with this : sudo apt-get install nitro And then I get this : Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if ...
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getting build dependencies and source by default

Is there an application by which the build dependency as well as the source code of the software gets downloaded automatically as soon as we install the software from a .deb package or the software ...
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Remove KILE and other KDE dependencies

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I found my root directory full so thought to free up some space. In this regard I opt for removing KILE. But the base package KILE is only 4.4 MB. How can I remove its ...
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Every attempts of installation returns error code (1)

mihirm3m@mihirm3m-HP-Pavilion-dv5-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install steadyflow [sudo] password for mihirm3m: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information.....
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How to solve unmet dependencies while installing fglrx on 12.04 64 bits?

Terminal output: name@name:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates [sudo] password for name: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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How to upgrade nautilus to 3.4 on 11.04?

I'd like to upgrade Nautilus from 2.32.2.1 to 3.4 because I've encountered a problem which I cannot reproduce on Nautilus 3.4 (on Ubuntu 12.04). I guess there might be a bug in my current version. ...
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MPlayer not working after update

After an update with update-manager in 12.04, MPlayer is not working anymore. It needs ffmpeg, but it can't be installed due to unmet dependencies. I added a PPA for ffmpeg, but did not solve the ...
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How to list all dependency problems?

Like being able to filter broken packages in synaptic, is there a way to list (CLI or GUI) all dependency problems? Or would dependency issues show up as broken? I'm confused because each time I ...
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Dependencies Error

I recently installed OpenOffice.org because LibreOffice wasn't working. I removed LibreOffice with this command: sudo apt-get purge libreoffice-core And then installed OpenOffice. Now I get an ...
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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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Dependency not satisfiable : libqtmultimediakit1

Lubuntu 16.04 I was trying to install screencloud from a deb file, but I got that error. How do I resolve this?
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Can't install or update any software

I'm new to Linux and I was trying a few new things. I was having problem install stuffs on software center at first because if this error Failed to fetch http://llvm.org/apt/precise/dists/llvm-...
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Erlang error: while loading shared libraries: libncursesw.so.6

After installing Elrang/OTP on a server with Ubuntu 15.10, sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get --fix-missing -y install build-essential m4 libncurses5-dev libssh-dev unixodbc-dev ...
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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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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...