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How to remove acroread [duplicate]

After trying to install Acroread I did try to to remove it, with no success, the message follows. Please help me because the software center was disabled as the result sudo apt-get remove acroread ...
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Skype wrapper installation error

When I try to install skype-wrapper in Ubuntu 13.10 I get the next errors (I have tried install python-skype and skype4py) : sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to fix Libreoffice and Python3-uno

I cannot install any new packages because of python3-uno dependency problems. Apt-get said that python3-uno depends on libreoffice-core (=1:3.5.7-0ubuntu4) but 1:3.5.7-0ubuntu5 is to be installed. I ...
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I can't install wine 1.4 this comes up every time HELP! [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install wine1.4-common 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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Dependency which is missing, however package not broken?

The context I wanted to audit my installed packages. I created a Python helper invoking dpkg-query, to create a packages database using Python dictionary and lists. The helper is smart enough to ...
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Installation of i386 Deb(Hangul 2008) into AMD64 architecture; dpkg/library error

I'm using chrubuntu 12.04 LTS on acer chromebook c720. As I'm korean, I'm trying to install 'Hangul 2008 Linux', Korean style 'MS-word' software made for linux users. Becuase it is only for i386 ...
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How do I install the latest empathy 3.11+ in Ubuntu

I was wondering if someone could give me brief answer regarding if this is possible or not. I have tried to follow these instructions I downloaded the latest source file, but I seem to have unmet ...
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Ignoring specific unmet dependencies with aptitude?

This is my situation: I've installed a program called ipe "forcably" through a deb package; the reason for this is that ipe depends on texlive-latex-base, however, I already maintain a separate ...
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when i try to install any thing in ubuntu 12.04 i get this error

sudo apt-get install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following ...
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How to install Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 13.10 (broken dependencies)

I'm sure this is a duplicate candidate, but I have looked at the answer for 64bit 12.10, but it doesn't seem to work for my 13.10 installation. I have enabled 32bit architecture, ie. sudo dpkg ...
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Bugged software center catalog - dep paradox

I had not installing any packages recently, but when i launched Software center, I saw a message: "Item cannot be installed or removed..." /i am translating dumps from foreign language, so it might ...
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install gcc and g++

I tried all the commands sudo apt-get build-dep build-essential sudo apt-get install gcc sudo apt-get install g++ But all time I am getting this error. The following packages have unmet ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing codeblocks [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install codeblocks I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: codeblocks : Depends: codeblocks-common (= 12.11-3) but it is not going to be installed
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Can't install any software using apt-get [duplicate]

fumetaloca@fumetaloca-Extensa-5635ZG:~$ sudo apt-get install imageJ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How do I get the latest software version without worrying about dependencies?

So I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and glabels 2.2.8. The only problem is that glabels 3.0+ have been available for a loooooong time now. I want to install glabels 3.0 just by downloading the deb and ...
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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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Fix dependency when apt-get -f install fails [closed]

I'm trying to get cgminer 3.5 on my Ubuntu 12.04 to work but it fails because libudev.so.1 is missing. I tried to install libc6 and now I have unmet dependencies. Even when I try to run sudo apt-get ...
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Boost unmet dependencies

I heard it is easy to install libraries on Ubuntu so I switched to Ubuntu, I tried to install boost so I write: sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev and I get this: Reading package lists... Done ...
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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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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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upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 failed and broken dependencies

I tried running the upgrade from my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 but it failed to upgrade a latex package with the error from [here] (Upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 stops) and calmed to try to roll back. ...
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Unmet dependencies/ Broken packages

I am trying to install the necessary plug-ins to play a video but I always get the "broken packages" message. After searching on Ask Ubuntu I've already performed the sudo apt-get autoclean and sudo ...
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unmet dependencies: initramfs-tools [Xubuntu 12.04] [duplicate]

How would one resolve this unmet dependencies issue I've encountered ? When running the following cmd: root@ubuntu1204-cshr3:~# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Not able to install g++ in ubuntu 13.10 because of broken packages

When I try to install g++ in my machine I am getting the following message. support:/$ sudo apt-get install g++ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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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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How are a Debian package's dependencies handled when it requires “package A or package B” for dependencies?

In Ubuntu 12.04 (and Debian and the other Ubuntu versions), the nginx meta-package has dependencies listed on nginx-full or nginx-light. What is the rule of which of those dependencies the system ...
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Flash Plugin Install - Dependency Problem [duplicate]

Today I get a new fresh copy of my Ubuntu 12.04 32Bit. I install ubuntu-restricted-extras from terminal and all was okey. But when I try to open youtube, it says that I need to install flash plugin. ...
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Trying to install CUDA on Ubuntu 13.10 Amazon g2.2xlarge GPU Cluster

Does anybody know a way to do this? I have tried the following from... http://vasir.net/blog/opencl/installing-cuda-opencl-pyopencl-on-aws-ec2 ...
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Problem installing GIMP on 12.04 [duplicate]

Get following error while trying to install GIMP 2.8 on Ubuntu 12.04: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp : Depends: libgimp2.0 (<= 2.6.12-z) but 2.8.6-0precise1~ppa is to be ...
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libnm-glib4:386 with amd64

I have ubuntu 13.10 amd64 and I use libnm-glib4 but I also need i386 version of this lib. But amd64 version conflicts with i386 so I can't install it: sudo aptitude install libnm-glib4:i386 The ...
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Adding KDE Backports PPA has caused unmet dependencies. How to fix?

I added ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports in the usual way, then performed a dist-upgrade. It needed to download over gigabyte of files, so I left if for the afternoon. Upon my return, I found that the system ...
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Running Binding of Isaac on 64-bit?

This is a re-post of a question I've put here to no avail. I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, but my knowledge is limited. Please bear with me! :) This issue revolves around the recent ...
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Can't install Python2.7 on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to install Python 2.7 on my Ubuntu 13.04 VPS. I'm issuing; sudo apt-get install python=2.7.4-0ubuntu1 and getting this in return Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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problem while removing package from ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get --purge remove libpixman-1-0 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that ...
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Problem in upgrading : linux-header package 3.2.0.56 generic -pae : unmet dependencies

I tried upgrading multiple times , tried removing dependecies and also tried removing old kernels but it keeps on crashing saying no space in disk. I keep checking it says I have 1.1 GB free but it ...
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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 overwrite 'file' which is also in package 'name' [duplicate]

After I added this ppa ppa:thopiekar/darling and tried to install darling without success, I can't fix anything with the sudo apt-get install -f install command jeggy@jeggy-XPS:~$ sudo apt-get -f ...
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libc6:i386 : Depends: libgcc1:i386 but it is not going to be installed [duplicate]

after upgrading to the newest version I can't start up my pc. I receive the error: The system is running in low-graphics mode After looking into the forums, I go into the terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) I ...
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Dependency out of sync (later version than required)

I am trying to run apt-get dist-upgrade( also when running apt-get install zip) but I get an error message that says: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-server : Depends: ...
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wrong linux-headers-server version

On my Ubuntu 12.04 server I get the message that linux-server depends on linux-headers-server 3.2.0.55.65 but 3.2.0.56.66 is installed. The suggested apt-get -f install won't work. my sources.list: ...
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How to repair a broken package?

My libboost package is broken. I don't know how to fix it. I tried: sudo apt-get autoremove and it was the result: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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dpkg says adobe-flashplugin not installed

I've tried installing adobe-flash-properties-gtk using dpkg. It says the dependency adobe-flashplugin is missing. Despite having Adobe Flash working properly, dpkg -l | grep flash only returns ...
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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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Unmet dependencies -linux-headers-3.5.0-41 [duplicate]

When I go in the Ubuntu Software Center, I get a message saying "Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired." I try to repair it from there but nothing happens. Then, ...
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dpkg Unmet dependency linux-image-generic 13.10

I've upgraded a few of my boxes to 13.10 and have started to see the following error on them when running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade: Setting up linux-image-3.11.0-13-generic (3.11.0-13.20) ...
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Package-dependencies depend other packages

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a few days ago. So I want to install some programs. But this apt-get is driving me crazy! When I want to install a package, doesn't matter which one, it always reads that ...
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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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error in installation of xournal

root@bt:~# sudo apt-get install xournal Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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lib32asound : Dependency is not satisfiable [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm getting this error when I try to install teamviewer , the error is Dependency is not satisfiable lib32asound2 I already tired sudo apt-get install libasound2:i386 ...