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

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Error in Updating : installed packages with unmet dependencies.

I am new to Linux. The Ubuntu Version Installed is : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Here is the issue I am having: On the top of my toolbar, I have a red circle indicator and it displays the following error: An ...
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Can't install rmagic due to the dependencies errors [duplicate]

I can't install rmagic due to the dependencies errors: $ sudo apt-get install libmagickwand-dev Reading package lists... Done //............... The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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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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How do I install UltraStar Deluxe?

I'd like to install UltraStar Deluxe in Ubuntu 11.10. On the project homepage and in this PPA there are some packages, but they seem to be for an older release of Ubuntu, because when I try to install ...
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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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Zeal has unmet dependences in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to install Zeal through ppa in Ubuntu 13.04, but is giving the error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: zeal : Depends: libqt5core5 (>= 5.0.2) but 5.0.1+dfsg-0ubuntu4.1 ...
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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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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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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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Steam Package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I followed instruction at Build a Litecoin Mining Rig, then typed in the very first line and now I'm stuck. ubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates fglrx-amdcccle-updates ...
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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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Unmet dependencies and huge amounts of errors, please help! [duplicate]

I try to do this: sudo apt-get -f install And then this happens: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The ...
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Completely mucked up everything trying to install gimp 2.8 [duplicate]

I recently tried installing gimp 2.8 and apparently I have a lot of broken packages. Not too geeky when it comes to terminals and such. Did a purge of gimp and then enter it. This comes up: ...
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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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unresolvable (!) dependecy problems installing skype on ubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble installing skype on a new 12.04 install (64 bit). Below are the results of three different attempts and the outputs. Any help will be greatly appreciated! 1.Download skype .deb ...
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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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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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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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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 errors not resolved

I got errors while trying to install Openshot as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openshot openshot-doc I need help resolving ...
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error while installing tomcat6

I have installed eclipse 3.8 and want to configure tomcat6 as a web server but while installing it using command sudo apt-get install tomcat6 I am getting following error msg at the prompt : ...
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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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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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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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appending apt-get source code to remove broken packages error

Can anyone help me append the source code of apt-get in such a way that the system never gives the unmet dependencies: broken packages error... I have been looking into the source code of ...
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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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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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How do I install Draftsight CAD?

I've installed the 11.04 64bit version and now i can't install Draftsight (32bit with force architecture option) because there is an error with the library libexpat1.. anyone know how solve? ...
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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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How do I get Bibletime 2.91 running on 12.04?

I would like to install the latest version of Bibletime (2.9.1) on my computer because the version in the official repositories (2.8.1) has a bug with the "Mag" feature. I had installed 2.9.1 on 12.04 ...
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gfortran Dependency hell

I was trying to install an R package which said it couldn't find -lgortran. So I uninstalled gfortran. However, when I tried to install it again, I got the following error : gfortran : Depends: ...
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troublshooting installing vlc ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software ...
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Unmet dependencies error [duplicate]

I have been having some trouble with installing things on my linux setup. I am running ubuntu 13.04. I get the error 'Error:BrokenCount > 0'. I tried to run sudo apt-get -f install to see if that ...
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How did I uninstall KDE in 13.04?

I wanted to uninstall kde-standard package (not confused with kubuntu-desktop) and all of KDE-related packages in 13.04. Seems lightdm shows too many desktops (because I installed lot of DEs) so Unity ...
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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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Configuring wacom tablet on Ubuntu 12.10 by installing missing dependencies

I've been reading a book on Gimp. The book recommended that I visit the LinuxWacom Project for the drivers of a Wacom tablet I own. After extracting the tarball, I have to configure and make ...
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Install wine1.6-amd64 from ubuntu-wine ppa asked for installing wine1.6-i386 as well

When installing wine1.6 and wine1.6-amd64 from ppa:ubuntu-wine on Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal), it always asked me for installing wine1.6-i386 root@ezgo64:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# LC_ALL=C apt-get ...
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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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Broken dependencies lib32asound2 [duplicate]

I am trying to install the lib32asound2 (dpkg -i lib32asound2_1.0.25-4ubuntu4_amd64.deb ) package on Ubuntu 13.1 but instead I get this message: (Reading database ... 224124 files and directories ...
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How to resolve Unmet dependencies error - In Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit server edition

I'm digging hard to find a solution to this problem for a couple of days in Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit server edition, kindly advice how to proceed further. sudo apt-get update => works fine sudo ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu server due to unmet dependensies

When I am trying to install system update on my Ubuntu Server 13.04 AMD64 it returns the following message: Now updating apparmor .. Installing package(s) with command apt-get -y install apparmor .. ...
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Broken Dependency 12.04-12.10 (linux-image-3.8.0-27-generic)

I need some help on how to fix this problem. I ran the following. wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ sudo apt-get update Fetched 674 kB in 4s (141 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ ...
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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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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: ...