Questions concerning package dependencies, in dpkg/apt, which are used as Ubuntu's package manager.

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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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lib64readline6 conflicts [duplicate]

I've recently upgraded to a 64-bit machine (Kubuntu 12.04.02 AMD64) and in trying to assemble the list of things to compile some things I get conflicts. In trying to install lib64readline6 or ...
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Error while installing cacti

I tried installing cacti with sudo apt-get install cacti. It displays an error message at the end Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Trouble with apt-get, libc6, and locales: Can't upgrade/install anything

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit I'm in a bit of a serious bind here. I was trying to get my webcam working, so I installed gstreamer and then was installing cheese to test it. But in doing so, something ...
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gstreamer bad plugin of file .dep are not allowing me to install any software

For any install in ubuntu It is giving the same error. How can I remove all these gstreamer package errors? The error is installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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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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why build-essential failed?

I cannot found solution for this problem: constantia@constantia:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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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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“fatal error : / boost/tupple/tupple.hpp: No such file or directory” while trying to install Revkit

Error Screen In file included from /home/sushanttrivedi/Documents/revkit-1.3/dependencies/build/fmi-0.3/fmi/vars.cpp:1:0: ...
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How to resolve conflict dependencies ubuntu server 12.04 with apache2.4? [duplicate]

I can not install Apache2.4. Requires dependency. Result: apt-get install apache2 apt-get install apache2-bin
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Cannot install Openssh-server or client

When I go to install, I get this error: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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mysql-server-5.5 has unmet dependencies

Every time I open the software center I get this message: Item can not be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired I click repair then I get Package operation failed I tried to ...
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Unable to Install VLC in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I get this error while trying to install VLC: The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20140611+r54536+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be ...
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Canon pixma ip 4850 driver problem on 14.04 64

when installing driver I get dependences problems libtiff4 missing. Drivers downloaded from Canon: ip4800_redhat_debian_guide.tar, including cnijfilter-common_3.40-1_amd64.deb and ...
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Debian Packaging Dependencies Checking [closed]

How to force a debian package to check some dependency installed?
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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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The package system is broken: can not update or install new packages

I am not new to Ubuntu, but I don"t know what to do with the following: sudo apt-get -o Debug::pkgProblemResolver=yes dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to install dependencies without upgrading existing packages

I am installing some custom built packages using dpkg -i and want a command to automatically install the dependencies. I tried apt-get -f install which installs any unmet dependencies. But it also ...
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Avoiding installation of certain dependency packages (texlive)

As Ubuntu's TeXLive is quite old (version 2009), I always hear TeX people recommending installing the latest TeXLive directly from CTAN. (Yes, I need the same package mentioned in that question.) I ...
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Can't install wine on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to install it on the Ubuntu Software Center I always get a message that says I have unmet dependencies. I tried installing Wine through the terminal ...
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Error while installing Nokia Suite

Dependency is not satisfiable gambas2-runtime (>=1.9.48) error while installing Nokia Suite. What should I do? I am using Ubuntu 13.10. Please recommend me a software application similar to Nokia PC ...
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cannot install anything new

When I type sudo apt-get install gnome-shell archit@archit-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for archit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu fix dependency problems

I am having dependency problems, whenever I do an apt-get install, I get this error message: http://pastebin.com/dFnAgyK1 I already tried: apt-get clean, update, upgrade, install -f dpkg ...
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Lost power during update and now i cannot install any packages or even update/repair update

I lost power during and update and now i cannot install or update any packages. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. on terminal I get this message: dpkg: error processing package ...
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Help with held broken packages

Please help I get the following message below after trying to install synaptic.... perkins@perkins-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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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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How can I completely remove xfce4 when apt-get remove --purge doesn't work?

Starting with a Ubuntu server, I wanted a window manager, so I installed xfce4. I used sudo apt-get install xfce4 to do this. To remove it, I used sudo apt-get remove --purge xfce4 which ...
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How to solve unmet linux-headers dependencies? [duplicate]

Whenever I want to install or remove a package I get this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies. linux-headers-generic-lts-saucy : Depends: linux-headers-3.11.0-22-generic but it ...
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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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Convert movie with Arista makes gstreamer gstreamer error [duplicate]

I want to merge movie and subtitles into one video file. When I'm trying to do that I'm getting error. I guess the problem is because I'm using 64 bit version of Ubuntu. Terminal output: ...
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TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 dependency install problem

This is my first time using this forum and I am relatively new to ubuntu. I installed TeamViewer on another machine running 12.04 no problem. I have the same errors as the OP in this post: ...
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How to install 32-bit deb package on 64-bit ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installed and I have to install 32-bit deb package on it. It depends on other 32 bit libraries. I overcome this with getlibs: sudo getlibs -i ...
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Should I forcefully uninstall ubuntu-minimal: Depends: resolvconf as it has unmet dependencies

My ubuntu software center was not working and I was trying to fix it. I ran the following series of commands: sudo apt-get update This one failed and this was the result Err ...
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what is sudo apt-get -f install

what is the usage of apt-get -f install . when I run sudo apt-get update I got some errors at the end It says try apt-get -f install. What is this command? the last part of my error is : . . . ...
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update manager gives unmet dependency error

Can anyone please help me to solve the issue? While updating update manager gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: **libqt4-declarative:** Depends: ...
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uninstalled libgconf2-4 by mistake now i cant reinstall it, need help [duplicate]

You might want to run apt-get -f install to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: aisleriot : Depends: libgconf-2-4 (>= 2.31.1) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Unable to install glabels; unmet dependencies [duplicate]

When I try to install gLabels from the command line, this is what I get: 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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Unmet package dependencies after unfinished upgrade

since one week I am trying to solve this problem but no success. After a restart during a dist-upgrade, I got the "unmet dependencies ..." error. This the result of sudo apt-get install maas (does ...
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Boost and IXCoin and PPAs … messy problem [duplicate]

GPG error: download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 29D8C8DAC4447CF3 W: Failed to fetch ...
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Cannot install Eclipse in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I cannot install Eclipse from the Ubuntu Software Center. I get error: The following packages are not yet satisfied with dependencies: eclipse-platform: Depends: eclipse-platform-data (> = ...
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Compile evolution development snapshot 3.13.1

I have downloaded evolution development snapshot from this link: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution and now I have trouble compiling the source code. I am using ubuntu 14.04 and this version of ...
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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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Unable to install libssl1.0.0:i386 due to “unmet dependencies”?

I have read and followed the advice in this question to no avail. I am attempting to install libssl1.0.0:i386 on my 14.04 box (amd64), but when I try to do this via APT, I receive the following error ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies?

How do I resolve unmet package dependencies? 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 ...
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Upgrade conflicts with some packages, in particular - Violetland

Ubuntu 12.04's last upgrade deleted game "Violetland". When I tried to (re)install it, it wants two older packages The following packages have unmet dependencies: violetland : Depends: ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem [duplicate]

Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem and I get this in details: totem: Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) but it is a virtual package Depends: ...
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How to install Google-Earth 64bit in Ubuntu 13.10, ia32-libs Dependency error

I want to install Google-Earth & it requires ia32-libs. So, I did apt-get install ia32-libs but error pops as Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to list package dependencies (reverse dependencies)? [duplicate]

In order to research what caused the installation of a given package, I'd like to get a list of packages which depend on that package. I couldn't find anything obvious in man dpkg.
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How to solve missing libmng.so.1 in Trusty (14.04) Package is no more available

I would like to run SoulseekQT. However unfortunately one of the dependencies is libmng1, which is no more included in Trusty. sudo apt-get install libmng.so.1 or libmng1 or libmng1:i386 in Trusty ...