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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 ...
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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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Unmet dependencies after attempting to install Skype. Now I cannot install any package

I tried to install Skype by downloading the .deb file from their website. The installation aborted due to unmet dependencies and Skype was not installed by Ubuntu Software Center. From then on, 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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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 ...
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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 ...