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How to deal with “not installable” dependencies?

I ran sudo apt-get install -y unity-dictionary-lens and received a warning of unmet dependencies: unity-dictionary-lens : Depends: unity-singlet (>= 0.2.0) but it is not installable I found the ...
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Update Manager and software centre not working

I tried to update Ubuntu 12.04 through the update manager. After downloading all the updates, it asked me to restart the system for the installation of the downloaded packages, after which neither the ...
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the following package have unmet depnedencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies after adding a PPA? Can someone please help me with these errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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apt-get: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)

root@m-laptop:/home/m/Desktop# apt-get -f install libc6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libc6 is already the newest version. libc6 set ...
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Why I'm not able to install wine on x64?

I got broken dependencies which I'm not able to solve since I uninstalled Ubuntu 11.04 and updated to 12.04.1. That's a fresh install =/ Is anyone facing the same issue or did I screw something up?
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Unable to install Evolution on Xubuntu 12.04

I had evolution 3.2.3 working on Xubuntu 12.04. But then I was tempted to upgrade my evolution to the latest and greatest so I did a bit of searching and added the following command: sudo ...
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VLC package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

When I try to install VLC media player this pops up: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) but 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 is to be installed ...
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How to install libsane-perl >=0.05 in Lubuntu 12.04?

After reinstalling my Lubuntu 12.04 system I want to get back some programs, amongst which gscan2pdf When I try to install the deb file in gdebi I get this in synaptic I have tried to install ...
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repair broken packages-“dpkg: error: conflicting actions -f (--field) and -r (--remove)”

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. if more information will be needed, tell me and'll give. the main problem is: tzach@tzach-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install docky [sudo] password for tzach: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unmet Dependencies with kdelibs5-data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I was trying to install Amarok 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome-classic), by following this instructions. Problem started after giving ...
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Software center crashes; fieldrunners need to be reinstalled; can't find achive

Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Why does synaptic want me to uninstall half my programs just to get wine?

I have noticed it lately, so I am suspicious it is something to do with being on a 64 bit install. I especially notice when trying uninstalling something I don't want by KDE; I seem to have to choose ...
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RhythmBox cannot be installed because of unmet dependencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? Why am I unable to install this? How can I get these dependencies? The following packages have unmet dependencies: rhythmbox: ...
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Unmet dependencies in Ubuntu 12.04?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.7-1) but 4:0.7.2.1ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: ...
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Why can I not install the 'gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2' package?

When I try to install gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2, I get the following errors : agmenor@ultimeextensaub:~$ sudo apt-get install gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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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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How to force Quickly to NOT include a dependency? (Specifically: apport)

My case is this - the quickly-generated application contains some apport code, so quickly inserts python-apport in the dependencies list. I would like the application to be installable and run on ...
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Dependency problems installing eViacam on 12.04

I used eViacam in windows, but now I'm using (L)ubuntu 12.04, and I fail to install. I found a guide to install it on ubuntu 11.10, but I have unsolved dependencies. Error runing "sudo apt-get ...
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Installing from Local Dependencies?

I have a folder with all dependencies needed for my program (gimp) in a folder. I don't have internet connection on that System. How can i install Gimp Dependencies from that Folder. Note: All ...
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Issue with dependencies when trying to install Wine and Synaptic

I am running 12.04 ubuntu on a dual-boot with win 7 and i have been trying to install Wine however I had a bunch of dependency issues. So I then tried using Synaptic which will not install either ...
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Application Development - basic how to questions

After the Ubuntu app showdown is over, I would like to bring some of my tools programmed for Windows in the Software center. Since I'm new into programming for Linux I still have some questions: 1) I ...
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Problem with package dependencies in Qt4 library

I'm having a problem with dependencies in the qt4 library, and I'm not able to install anything via the apt-get command. apt-get update gives me a normal output. apt-get clean and apt-get autoclean ...
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Cannot install Adobe or Skype due to ia32-libs error

I don't usually post on such forums, but I finally gave up on figuring out what's going on here and I need some help. I need to install Adobe Reader. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Precise x64 on Intel ...
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How do I tell apt not to install X11 & gnome dependencies cause I will use X11 forwarding?

I want to run virt-manager from the server itself (so that I can use the interface management feature which is not available over ssh connection). However, I plan to launch virt-manager over an ssh ...
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“FreeType NOTFOUND” error when trying to build Okular from source

I am trying to build Okular from source. I checked out commit 8ab768 from Tue Jul 10 17:45:23 2012 +0100. However, FreeType seems to be missing in some path variable. Here is the output from cmake. $ ...
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All special dependencies are lost when I do “quickly share” or “quickly package” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does 'quickly package' fail with “An error has occurred when creating debian packaging”? I am developing an app using Quickly and it has a few ...
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Quantal: Broken apt-index, cant fix dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I can't seem to add/remove/update packages Ubuntu software update has a notice about partial ...
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To make or not to make…python-nautilus a dependency?

That is the question! Okay, all silliness aside, I really am forced to make a difficult decision here. My application is written in C++ and allows other scripts to invoke methods via XML-RPC. One ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” while installing Chromium browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Package dependencies cannot be resolved” error when installing software I installed 12.04 in my system. While trying to install Chromium, I get the following error: ...
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How do I find the dependencies for a program before trying to compile it?

I was trying to cross-compile a program for ARM. While compiling I was very much irritated as I had to look for a number of dependencies e.g fatal error: abc/xyz.h: No such file or directory ...
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Installing dgen removes ubuntu-desktop

I am trying to install "dgen" a Sega MegaDrive/Genesis emulator, available in the official Ubuntu repositories. But when I try to install, the package manager (USC or even apt-get), say's that he ...
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The package “libpango” has a problem, blocking installation of other packages, how do I fix it?

I get the following errors while trying to install any package. Package: libpango1.0-0 Error: libpango1.0-0:amd64 1.30.0-0ubuntu3 cannot be configured because libpango1.0-0 Package: ...
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Install gcc on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

When I try to install gcc on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server with apt-get install gcc, I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gcc : Depends: cpp (>= 4:4.6.1-2ubuntu5) ...
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Installing particular versions when repo has newer versions?

Let's have a metapackage which depends on the following packages Depends: A (=2), B (=2), C (=2) Note the '=' - I want to install these particular versions, not the most recent ones. ...
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apt-get install fails due to dependency issues but apt-get -f install won't fix it

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and was about to manually install Rawstudio with the packages from SourceForge repo, but I've been stuck with dependency issues and I am short on apt command lines to ...
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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 fix “apt-get upgrade” errors?

I get these errors when I try to upgrade the packages installed on my Ubuntu system: m@m-desktop ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Why are softwares not packaged in a single file?

We see Most of the Windows softwares are packaged in a single executable file. When I double-click Setup file, it sets up all the files, binaries and libraries with it. I understand the dependency ...
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Why can't I watch video after installing the original ffmpeg fork from Jon Severinson's PPA?

I just installed the Jon Severinsson ffmpeg PPA, and I cant watch any video and get audio only, I get a need extra plugins needed install? and then packaged dependencies could no be resolved . Here ...
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How do I install or get the dependency libexiv2-12

I am trying to install UFraw as a Gimp plug-in and can't because I need the Libexiv2-12 dependency. How do I install this file so I can install UFraw. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (i386)
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Why do some commercial apps have a section called 'also requires' and free apps don't?

In the Ubuntu Software Center paid (commercial) applications get a section called 'Also requires' which is quite neat. Why don't the free applications get this feature? For example Amnesia: The Dark ...
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Adobe reader x64 missing dependencies

I get the error after executing acroread: acroread: error while loading shared libraries: libxml2.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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Dependencyproblems libdirectfb-extra

I want to install openssh-server, so i do this: erik@workstationubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Package has unmet dependencies: gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme

I followed the instructions from here but I got the following error when trying to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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dpkg dependencies for a custom Ubuntu CD

Recently I have been working on some projects where I need to add extra packages to default Ubuntu install CDs. I have managed to add these packages successfully and make their icons show up on the ...
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libssl Dependencies

Alright, so I was messing around with libssl and I manged to mess up libssl pretty well. It looks like I installed a separate version of libssl 64 than I've for libssl32 and now I can't use apt-get at ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies after adding a PPA?

Occasionally, when I'm installing stuff, I get an error like the following: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using 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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Trouble installing gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme, dependency/PPA conflict?

I installed gnome tweak tool, and am trying to set up custom themes and whatnot. So, trying to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme. me@computer:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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How to re-install GIMP 2.6 after trying GIMP 2.8?

Ok... I tried GIMP 2.8, but felt more comfortable with 2.6. I removed the PPA's from Ubuntu Software Centre, removed and purged GIMP, and even rm the .gimp-2.8 folder. But when I go to install GIMP ...