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Installation 'error' of qt4-dev-tools and libqt4-dev

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and want to install both qt4-dev-tools and libqt4-dev but then I get this message that I can't understand and now don't know what to do? I have tried to install ...
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Cannot install xserver-xorg-video-dummy on Ubuntu14.04

I don't like to post questions but I've spent hours searching and am in dire need of help! I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 headless and remotely login via VNC from Windows. I've read many posts that ...
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Unable to re-install ubuntu-desktop, or fix the broken packages required to do so

I don't know how, but somewhere along the way the package ubuntu-desktop got uninstalled from my machine. I'm starting to notice little breakages all over my system now- I can't upload photos from ...
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compilation problem

I am using gfortran-4.4 and gcc-4.4 compilers on ubuntu server 14.04.2 amd64 to compile gamit/globk sotfware. I have this error message : /tmp/ccPXxZtO.o: dans la fonction « MAIN__ »: ...
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how to avoid heavy dependency

I have a limited SSD hard drive. So I cannot install any software on my Ubuntu. I just tried to install a very simple application: texmaker sudo apt-get install texmaker [sudo] password for arash: ...
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haskell-platform unmet dependencies

Trying to install haskell-platform by using sudo apt-get install haskell-platform on 14.04 LTS. The error I'm getting: jared@jared-N550JK:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get install haskell-platform Reading ...
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Unable to install ubuntu-device-flash in 14.04

I have problem with this command: $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-device-flash Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Trying to install wine for play on linux

This is my first time using Ubuntu, I tried to get Play On Linux to run Microsoft Office, but it wanted Wine. But when trying to install Wine with this command: sudo apt-get install wine1.7 I get ...
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Trying to install Steam, had a problem. Keep getting unmet dependencies

Running 14.04 64-bit. I tried to fix the whole ERROR- You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.1 thing by following some advice from "You are missing ...
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Unmnet dependecies while installing libglu1-mesa-dev -y for Qt OpenGL support

I am trying to finish Qt installations steps but unfortunately when I try to install libglu1-mesa-dev -y I see following problem: majer@majerPC:~$ sudo apt-get install libglu1-mesa-dev -y Reading ...
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Errors were encountered processing libreoffice-common

I have tried using "sudo apt-get -f install" and I have also tried "sudo apt-get install -f" to fix the dependencies with no luck. This is also preventing me from installing Synaptic to remove ...
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How to install nokuntu in kubuntu 14.04

How can I install nokuntu in kubuntu 14.04.I have gone through the answer here Unable to install (Nokia PC Suite) Nokuntu on 13.10 & 14.04 But this actually not solving the dependencies problems.
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installing the g++ dependencies

I am trying to install a bioinfornatic tools and some were it wants the "make" command for activating its plugins but after the "make plugins" command is says: checking for a BSD-compatible ...
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Unmet dependencies - cannot remove package libgbm1

In this case I have the libgbm1 being held, giving me message like: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages. Since I carefully read How do I ...
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Sentinella Cannot be installed on ubuntu 14.10 above

From Ubuntu 14.10, Sentinella cannot be installed on Ubuntu, neither by software centre nor by terminal. The terminal ends with the error appu@Ujjayini-Aspire-5738:~$ sudo apt-get install sentinella ...
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Dependency problems when installing Elementary OS apps like scratch-text-editor in Ubuntu

I'm wondering if there is a way to install some of the Elementary OS apps in Ubuntu. I saw a post that says to add the ppa and then update and then install it but when i do: sudo apt-get install ...
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FGLRX won't install: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

When I run sudo apt-get install fglrx, I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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apt-get install is removing a LOT of packages when installing libsdl2-dev, 14.04.2 with HWE

I have a 14.04.2 x86_64 system with HWE installed. I am wanting to install the package libsdl2-dev. Initially I got the following error: $:~/programming/SMD/dgen/dgen-sdl-1.33$ sudo apt-get ...
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libglib2.0-0 accidentally deleted

I accidentally type this dpkg --force-all --remove libglib2.0-0 in Ubuntu command line and suddenly I get this massage whenever I try to install a software: telepathy-gabble : Depends: libglib2.0-0 ...
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How can I resolve repeated package dependency error involving ' wine-staging-i386 '

I have a wine package via a dependency from a package that gives you Silverlight and more up-to-date Adobe Flash for Linux. However, I get an error on startup of Software Center and also will ...
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Server 14.04 unmet dependencies & broken packages

Forgive me in advance as I am new to Ubuntu, I primarily work in a Windows environment trying to learn something new. I am trying to install a LAMP server and so far i have gotten Apache2 installed ...
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Lazarus unresolved dependencies on 14.04.2 [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcheese-gtk23 : Depends: libclutter-gtk-1.0-0 (>= 0.91.8) but it is not going to be installed Depends: libcogl15 (>= 1.15.8) ...
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QT on ubuntu: can not find -lGL [duplicate]

I just installed QT creator from the offline installer. Created a new project and tried building the dummy code (it was supposed to work because itw orked in windows too with msvc installed) Anyway ...
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Installing qt4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Have been trying to install Gnuradio for several days and keep having trouble with qt4 not building/installing properly. Seemed to depend on a thing named 'unity-control-center' which claimed to be ...
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Impossible to resolve unmet dependiences installing cocos2d-x

I'm trying to install cocos2d-x in an Ubuntu 14.04.2 environment but when I try to compile it with cmake it gives me this error: CMake Error at cmake/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:136 ...
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Can't install freeglut3-dev or libglfw-dev due to unity-control-center dependency issues [duplicate]

I'm trying to install 2 different packages: libglfw-dev and freeglut3-dev When I run: sudo apt-get install libglfw-dev or sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev I get the following error: Some ...
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can't install ubuntu-sdk after installing ubuntu 14.04.2

Now I can't install ubuntu-sdk and I can't resolve the problem. I used: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk ...
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Software center is broken -f install doesn't work [duplicate]

When I use sudo apt-get -f install in terminal, the following happens: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 237694 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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Steam dependencies can't be installed [duplicate]

I found a few questions that were similar to this but none of them were enough like my particular case to be of any use. Whenever I open Steam, a terminal opens up: Steam needs to install these ...
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how to get all gitg 0.3.3 dependencies

I want to install gitg (0.3.3) and followed the steps explained here: How to install gitg 0.3.3 on Ubuntu 14.04? ...but I seem to miss dependencies, that are not in the repositories of the package ...
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libjpeg8-dev unmet dependencies. what should I do to fix this?

I was trying to install dependencies for opencv 3.0.0 on ubuntu 14.10 then for some reasons i'm getting this error.how should I fix it? what's going on? this is the error: the following packages have ...
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How to fix unmet dependencies when upgrading? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2. After installing some programs this weekend --and perhaps having been too incautious with ppa's and/or the apt-get autoremove option-- I seem to have unmet dependencies ...
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Steam Install Error on 14.04 Ubuntu 64bit

I have tried some of the solutions posted elsewhere in the support forum, one seemed like it worked but after a steam update i found myself back at square one I am a new Linux user and am already at ...
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“unmet dependencies”, can't remove AOO or LibreOffice

So, I recently reinstalled Ubuntu (14.04, because 14.10 was giving some minor problems) on my computer. I forgot about the problems I had last time I installed OpenOffice alongside LibreOffice, and ...
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Dependencies causing apt-get to fail to install gcc/g++

I've been attempting to run apt-get install gcc-4.8 g++-4.8 so I can install the build-essential package. I get this error when I try to install gcc/g++: Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Dependency problem with linux-image-server, linux-image and linux-headers

I had a /boot full problem but now have lots of space in /boot. But now I can´t do apt-get autoremove or apt-get -f install or anything else. It seems the headers are not in /boot and kept ...
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PPA package: Specify different dependencies for different Ubuntu versions

Let's say I have a PPA package that depends on the libtool executable to build. In Vivid, this executable is provided by the libtool-bin package. For earlier Ubuntu versions, it is provided by the ...
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Unable to install android studio dependency is not satisfiable

I am trying to install android studio from this source: The following packages have unmet dependencies: android-studio : Depends: lib32ncurses5 but it is not installable Depends: ...
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grive-tools : Depends: libcurl4-openssl-dev but it is not going to be installed

recently I tried to install Grive Tools, following the instructions from this website Ubuntu Google Drive Client with Grive and Grive Tools. Everything worked perfect until I reached the point where I ...
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How does apt handle circular dependencies?

When I installing .deb packages by hand I often encounter circular dependencies. I, then, install it with dpkg -i --force-depends ... and hope it works. How does apt handle circular dependencies?
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How are dependencies maintained during uninstallation?

I have recently uninstalled ubuntu-web-browser from my ubuntu 14.04 using synaptic package manager as I don't use it. Now I can't start vlc media player nor play any file using vlc. It sort of opens ...
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Unity broken, can't install due to unmet dependencies

Error Message: unmet dependencies libunity-core-6.09-9 (=7.2.2+14.04.20140714-0ununtu1) but 7.2.4+14.04.20141217-0ubuntu1 is to be installed Removed compiz as directed by one of the answers earlier ...
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Installing VTK on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and problem with dependencies

I am trying to install VTK5.10.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. However, I am quite new to linux and it is giving me several problems. To install VTK, I am following this tutorial: ...
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dpkg depedencies

Got server from another person with problem with dpkg .. When I try to upgrade I got this message $ apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done You might want to ...
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problem with debian package manager

Because of internet connection speed limitation i prefer installing packages offline. I usually obtain required packages from a system with the same os installed. But when I install programs this way ...
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Multiple Error Messages installing 14.04 Update

Getting multiple error messages trying to install "3.13.0 -44 Generic" 14.04 update. Getting "broken pipe", "unmet dependencies", and "disk full error". Have searched different threads addressing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unmet dependencies is not being resolved

I am completely new to ubuntu and I fell in love with it. I am completely happy with its features. But The problem is I've got some red icon in the task bar that is showing the following message: ...
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Can't install grive tools in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to install Grive on my Ubuntu 14.04, this is my first time using Ubuntu, and I don't really know what to do. it keeps showing this error in my terminal. what should I do? Before this, I tried to ...
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Can't Install wine without dependencies

Followed this guide to install wine. After adding repository installed wine using: sudo apt-get install wine1.7 But I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies [closed]

I was trying to get mysql working on my computer so I tried to install the necessary packages with: sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev And ran into the errors: E: Failed to fetch ...