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Installation of the unity stock ticker lens failed

The following packages have unmet dependencies: unity-stock-ticker-lens : Depends: python-unity-singlet (>= 0.3) but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held ...
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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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Problems updating and re-installing VLC in Ubuntu 11.10

I can't seem to fix or update, upgrade VLC at all; this is what I get when trying to install, I had VLC before, but was not working properly so I uninstalled it; then I tried to install it again to ...
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libetpan15 not installable when trying to install Cairo dock

When adding Cairo dock to Ubuntu 12.04, i get this message telling me i need a dependency. What do i do now to proceed with the install? The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Installing Skype on x64 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to install Skype on 12.10 64bit So for the past 2 days i've been trying to install skype and none of the solutions i find seem to be working if i download the ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolves [duplicate]

When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other programs, I get the following message: At the terminal: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.5 but it is not ...
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interrupted upgrade

I was running ubuntu 11.10 without major flaws and somewhat adapted to my taste and decided to give upgrading another shot. Somehow I do so every couple of years and every time I face reinstall. This ...
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I Can not install skype on Ubuntu 12.10

I can't install skype on Ubuntu 12.10, I need your help. This is the error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using ...
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What to do when:“The following packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get an “unmet dependencies” error when trying to install WINE? How do I resolve unmet dependencies? When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other ...
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Removing Empathy from 12.10 wants to remove the Gnome-Core package

I would like to remove Empathy from my Ubuntu system, (I am currently running Quantal without Unity, just Gnome). When I try remove it in Synaptic it also wants to remove Gnome-Core, which I assume ...
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My system is broken I guess — issues with libqt4-test

So here's the problem, every time I try to install a package, I receive an error that says: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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Cannot install Skype due to dependency errors; dpkg doesn't install dependencies [closed]

I'm trying to install the newest Skype version (4.1) on my Linux. I have downloaded the skype-ubuntu-lucid_4.1.0.20-1_i386.deb package from the official Skype site. I removed all installed versions ...
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Add dependency from ppa to package

I'am building simple dropdown terminal emulator application with PythonGI + GTK+3.0, I am using libkeybinder3.0 and gir1.2-keybinder3.0 packages for global keybinding these packages not available in ...
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Can't install libpcap0.8-dev:i386 to compile 32bit App under 64bit environment [closed]

I am writing a little program which uses libpcap and my target machine is i386, while my dev machine is x86_64. Now, when I install libpcap0.8:i386, which works, I get under /usr/lib/i386_linux_gnu/ ...
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Cannot install Crossover

I can't install crossover from the package, ".deb". Here is a screenshoot of it : Here is what I got when I was trying to install with terminal: `young@jianyue:~$ cd /home/young/Desktop ...
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Skype installation problem 12.04

After an sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, the following error appear: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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I can't install any package, dependency problems

The apt-get command doesn't work. When I try this sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get this: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libc6:amd64: libc6:amd64 depends on libgcc1; however: ...
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How to workaround gettext dependency problem when installing wine?

$ LANG=C dpkg -l 'wine*' dpkg-query: no packages found matching wine* $ LANG=C dpkg -l 'ia32*' Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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Software center is broken and can not be repaired or reinstalled

When I open the software center, I am told that I can not use it, for it is broken, and needs to be repaired. First I try to do this automatically, as I was offered. I enter a root password, and then ...
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Downgrading a package and dependencies

I want to downgrade libcairo2 to the version from Precise (I'm running Quantal). I've added the precise source to my sources.list and can do 'apt-get install libcairo2=', but it's going to remove some ...
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How to install software from old repository?

I want to install a package on a computer running Ubuntu Precise. However, the provider of the package only "supports" Ubuntu up till Lucid. Newer versions are probably supported as well, but they ...
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“Resolving build dependencies” makes a mess. Why ?

Even though I'm currently trying to install an AMD Catalyst driver this is more of an universal problem with Linux that I don't get. It's about how some packages which are totally mainstream and used ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 stuck in incomplete upgrade state [closed]

I started upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 12.10 x64. All of a sudden, the upgrade process stops due to extra.ubuntu.com being unreachable. Any attempts to resume the process didn't give any ...
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How do I create a .deb file?

Yes, I know that this question has been asked many times before, but none of the answers really helped. I'd like to package the Minecraft launcher (which has no proprietary code, AFAIK,) into a .deb ...
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unable to install anything from software center - package issues in 12.10 - fresh intallation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble downloading updates due to “Hash sum mismatch” error i was having 12.04.1 LTS till now, and decided to install 12.10. I did a "new installation" by choosing to ...
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An error occurred - help please [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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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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Unmet dependencies error when installing wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Wine not installable on my system? The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5 : Depends: wine1.5-i386 (= 1.5.16-0ubuntu1) but it is not installable ...
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Cannot installs Gnome in 12.10

when I try to install gnome DE, i get dependency issues. the command apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-gnome-default-settings gives the error message - ~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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URGENT: Firefox circular-dependency hell - Linux Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04) [closed]

Having difficulty re-installing Firefox, after an installation to resolve places.sqlite issues. It appears that I'm trapped in circular dependency hell. Need to resolve firefox dependency hell to ...
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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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unmet dependencies 12.04 LTS [closed]

sudo apt-get install cinnamon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Cannot reinstall Unity - Broken dependencies [closed]

I've lost my Unity after sudo apt-get autoremove --purge unity-webapp and cleaned the system with Ubuntu Tweak. I try to install it, but I always get a warning of broken dependencies... I've added ...
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DEB installer - Dependency Checks

Using a third-party install generation tool, I created a .deb package for my application. There are several dependencies that are required to be present on user’s Linux OS for my application to run ...
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'teamviewer depends on (…)' while trying to install TeamViewer

I recently got Ubuntu installed on my server, I wanted to install TeamViewer so i could easy manage the virtual machines, However, I get errors when installing it from App store?, And I also get ...
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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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VLC package dependencies broken & cannot be resolved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. Today, suddenly some updates had arrived but it wasn't normal update. It said me to partial update. ...
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Gnome Install Error (1)

I'm trying to install Gnome on my Ubuntu 12.04 P.Pangolin and getting the following errors: root@***:~# sudo apt-get install gnome-core gnome-session-fallback Reading package lists... Done ...
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Broken dependencies after installing netatalk

Recently I've installed netatalk from sources on my home server. Few days ago I've tried to install some packages using apt-get but I've got a message about broken dependencies. The following ...
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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Package dependency problem preventing installing any program due to libvte9 dependency

That is the error I get whenever I try to install wine, chromium, flash player or any thing else any help would be appreciated (a new Ubuntu user) The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Transmission dependencies are not in repository

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 using Gnome3 through their ppa in launchpad. Went good until now. Today Ubuntu wanted to make some updates and I thought okay. But it didn't want to install all of them. ...
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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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Wine / PlayOnLinux dependency issues when trying to install [closed]

I am curious as to why installing PlayOnLinux entails removing seemingly unrelated packages like google-earth-stable. Is this the expected behaviour? This is the output I get when trying to install ...
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libapt-inst1.4:i386 fais to install

Today I was notifed of updates, some of them being libapt. So I press "Install Updates", and I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libapt-inst1.4:i386: Depends: ...
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Video codec dependencies not met? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After trying to run a .M4A and a .MP4 (aren't they same thing?) I get a message saying I need to install extra codecs. When ...
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How do I get Bibletime 2.91 running on 12.04?

I would like to install the latest version of Bibletime (2.9.1) on my computer because the version in the official repositories (2.8.1) has a bug with the "Mag" feature. I had installed 2.9.1 on 12.04 ...
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12.04 upgrade hosed my system

I wish I could be more specific. I installed the upgrade from the update manager and after the computer rebooted, I found I could not run a lot of programs. I tried running them from the command ...
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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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Failing to upgrade to linux-image-3.0.0-26-generic

When I try to upgrade linux-image-3.0.0-26-generic I get following problems: dpkg-deb (subprocess): data: internal bzip2 read error: 'DATA_ERROR' dpkg-deb: error: subprocess <decompress> ...