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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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Error on installation of apache2 and php5

This error occurs when I install the apache2 & php5 around the time that libapace2-mod-php5 is installed: root@ubuntuServerASC:/home/asc# apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 Reading package lists....
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held broken packages after purging and trying to reinstall skype

I use 16.04 64 bit desktop and had skype installed from the partners repository. Because of issues with sending messages, I wanted to reinstall it. I ran: sudo apt purge skype sudo apt autoremove ...
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Newbie: problem with building dependencies

I am trying to read video file in Octave(previously in Windows I am running the same program in Matlab with some inbuilt functionalities and works fine),but in Octave it is not able to read the video ...
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Getting Error while installing epad

sudo dpkg -i epad_2.3-11907_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package epad. (Reading database ... 211800 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack epad_2....
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How to list dependent packages (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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Errors when installing wine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have followed the below procedures to install wine in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa apt-get update apt-get install -y wine However, I see the below error messages: ...
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gstreamer dependencies problem

When I try and install gstreamer I get dependency errors. I already followed this thread and it did not work. Here is the error output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libwxgtk3.0-0 (>= 3.0.0) 16.04

I'm trying to install a .deb file that requires libwxgtk3, but it isn't anywhere in the repositories. I have libwxgtk3.0-0v5 installed, but I still get the error. Is there any way to install the ...
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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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Linux generic-lts-trusty depends: linux-generic but it is not installed

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and the kernel is "3.13.0-76-generic". But when I am trying to upgrade it by the following command: sudo apt-get upgrade I get the following dependency related error: ...
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Purging libglew1.13 broke Ubuntu

I'm on the latest Ubuntu distro (Xenial?) and was installing libglew1.10. Before doing so I wanted to get rid of 1.13 so they didn't clash. However after running a apt-get purge libglew1.13, and ...
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Blocked upgrades after upgrade 15.10 to 16.04

So I upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04 and I've got several items that can't upgrade. The following packages have been kept back: findutils gcc-5-base initramfs-tools initramfs-tools-bin ...
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hplip missing dependencies after hp-doctor

I encountered problems with my printer HP Laserjet 6p. I run XUbuntu 16.04 So I downloaded the latest hplip, and I installed it. Unfortunatelly when I run hp-doctor and hp-check, I have 2 errors : ...
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Installation:Troubleshooting webmin dependencies

I am having a dependency problem dpkg installing webmin 1.510 (deb) package on Ubuntu 10.04. I do not know where to look to find info about what dependencies are needed.
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How to fix/repair/remove/disable/install/uninstall 'Broken Packages' on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm using a machine that runs on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I run regular 'System Updates'. On one day after performing such regular 'System Update' my system stopped detecting wireless and wired ...
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How do I install a specific lower minor version of gcc using package manager?

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04-4 64bit. gcc --version returns (Ubuntu 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1) 4.8.4 Yet, I need version 4.8.2-10. What I tried: I found the specific gcc version in a debian snapshot ...
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What does the aptitude `why` and `why-not` mean?

From the manuals: The command why finds a dependency chain that installs the package named on the command line, as above. Note that the dependency that aptitude produced in this case is only a ...
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Can't install package: dependends on gcc-4.8-base 14.04.01

I'm trying to install all the dependencies to run ASP.Net Core applications on a linux system. I basically have no experience with linux or the linux platform. I found a tutorial explaining the ...
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dpkg: error processing archive - kmod (--unpack)

I am trying to upgrade an old debian system (Ubuntu squeeze) to 14.04. I updated the /etc/apt/sources.list with the sources for ubuntu trusty. I have some troubles installing the package kmod where a ...
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Steam Install Problems

No matter how many times I try, I just CANNOT install steam. I've tried installing, uninstalling, installing random dependencies, typing all kinds of commands in the terminal, and even using Wine to ...
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Installing Iscan for Epson SX425W

I downloaded the All-In-One package for the SX420, as this was the one listed for my specific printer, extracted it, and ran intall.sh in a terminal. The output was as follows: draganglas@draganglas-...
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how to resolve dependencies building caffe on ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to build caffe from a git checkout on ubuntu 16.04. If found the gcc5 workaround and have sorted the hf5 issues but am now stuck. I've resolved most of the dependencies but am stuck ...
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Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) [duplicate]

When I try to install Chrome through the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the message Dependency Is not satisfiable : libstdc++6 (>=4.8.0) How can I fix this? I am running Ubuntu 12.04.
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Could not install GNU Octave

I am getting below error while installing ocatve. Command I run: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install octave Error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: octave: Depends:...
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Unmet dependencies

So I have Windows 8.1 and when trying to install Ubuntu dual boot via a USB it could not recognize that I had windows so I read in forums that I had to go back and create a partition on my disk, which ...
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How to get this game to run by fixing this list of issues it displayed?

Screenshot with errors on left monitor: So I installed Witcher (game) from a .sh file, and when I try to run the game,it gives me that screen on the left in the image. I wanted to install the intel ...
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Error Code E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years now, but I just installed Version 16.04, and I've been having a lot of issues. I'm not a command line programmer, but I tried to install some software last night,...
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Unmet dependencies for khelpcenter4 when installing Tellico and Eqonomize!

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04. When installing software packages such as Tellico or Eqonomize!, I get a message saying that there are unmet dependencies for khelpcenter4. How can I fix this? dilan@...
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Unable to install libmotif4

While installing dependencies for Oracle 11g setup on Ubuntu, I got the following error: Package libmotif4 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is ...
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Azureus runs fine on latest java but its dependency check asks for dated version of JRE. How to tell Ubuntu to stop naggin me for “unmet dependency”?

So I force installed Vuze (and its dependency Azureus) via apt-get, and it is working fine on default-jre. Even though the default-jre works as a dependency for Azureus (at least for my use-case ...
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How can I fix dependency problems in Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm trying to install Ring and have run into dependency problems. I have no idea how to fix this. Would you have any ideas about how to approach this problem? I have attempted sudo apt-get update, ...
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apt-get broken after version update (unmet dependencies)

I did an upgrade for 14.04-->15.10 with the software update tool. I logged back in and tried to upgrade/update. I'm met with error messages about unmet dependencies have to do with TeXlive which are ...
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Odoo installation

I was trying to install "odoo" from the .deb file I downloaded. It opened up in Ubuntu software centre displaying following message: dependency not satisfiable: node-clean-css
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Unable to install wine1.7 due to broken packages

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 system. I'm trying to install wine1.7 on my computer but sudo apt-get install wine1.7 but I get these errors : - sidhu@sidhu-Inspiron-5521:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 ...
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Installing libpoppler.so.28

I'm so new to this and I know I'm going to ask this all wrong. I'm also scared that I've missed the correct answer somewhere already posted, and I'm very sorry if that's the case! I've been trying to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 wants to downgrade xorg

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17 (vivid HWE stack) sudo apt-get install libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 gives the following output. This can't be right! I need this for pcsx2 1.4.0 Reading package ...
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New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed--trying to install Loggerpro for Ubuntu

When I try to install loggerpro, this is the message I get. I looked on the forum and tried the following commands: sudo apt-get install --reinstall deconf and then it says: unable to access ...
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Erlang error: while loading shared libraries: libncursesw.so.6

After installing Elrang/OTP on a server with Ubuntu 15.10, sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get --fix-missing -y install build-essential m4 libncurses5-dev libssh-dev unixodbc-dev ...
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Gnome-shell can't install - broken packages [duplicate]

I am trying to install gnome-shell but it shows me an error: $ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ... Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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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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problems installing gfortran

When I try to sudo apt-get install gfortran, the following error message pop up, it seems that there are some broken packages, how do I fix that? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Broken Packages Issue

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VM on Windows. I am trying to install OpenGL. I am getting the following error: vinayak@Vinayak:~/VinGL$ sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev [sudo] password for ...
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How can I solve this dependency problem installing Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to install the current version of Chrome on my 64-bit Intel box running Ubuntu 12.04. When I follow the steps at: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome everything goes fine until the ...
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IcedTea and OpenJDK-8 packages errors after upgrading to 16.04

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 on my laptop and now I have errors with IcedTea and OpenJDK-8 related packages. There seems to be a problem with dependencies. Can someone tell me how to get rid of ...
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Can't install aptitude on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS

Where I try to install aptitude, i get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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libode-dev : Depends: libode2 (= 3:0.11.1-tbb-1trusty2) but 3:0.11.1-tbb-1trusty3 is to be installed

I have already read earlier posts but couldn't find the answer. I want to install Simspark simulator on ubuntu 14.04 according to installation guide but I face the following error during installation: ...
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apt-get autoremove does not see dependencies of a removed package?

I had ubuntu-sdk installed, /var/log/apt/history.log has to say this about it: Commandline: apt --no-install-recommends install ubuntu-sdk Install: python3-simplejson:i386 (3.3.1-1ubuntu6, automatic),...
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Samba won't install becuase of broken packages

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 and I didn't install Samba with the original OS setup. I would like to install it now but I keep getting a error about broken packages. It appears that the main ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...