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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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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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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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dependency problems running apt-get -f install on Ubuntu

ON MY UBUNTU RACKSPACE SERVER UNAME -A # uname -a Linux myserver.com 3.2.0-24-virtual #39-Ubuntu SMP Mon May 21 18:44:18 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux APT-GET -F INSTALL /home# apt-get ...
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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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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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Update Manager and software centre not working

I tried to update Ubuntu 12.04 through the update manager. After downloading all the updates, it asked me to restart the system for the installation of the downloaded packages, after which neither the ...
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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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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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ROS won't install on 14.04 (dependency hell)

I tried installing ROS on Ubuntu 14.04 using this guide: http://wiki.ros.org/indigo/Installation/Ubuntu When doing a sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-desktop-full I get the following dependeny error ...
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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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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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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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When I try to install the haskell platform on 14.04, I get unmet dependencies

I couldn't install the Haskell platform on 14.04 apt-get or synaptic could not install the haskell-platform. Error message below: The following packages have unmet dependencies: haskell-platform : ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Error when installing Money Manager Ex

I'm trying to install Money Manager Ex (mmex), and I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mmex depends: libwxgtkw.0-0-unofficial (> = 2.9.0) but it will not be ...
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Apt-get autoremove after I almost broke Ubuntu

Ok, so I wanted to uninstall wine, and of course I managed to uninstall 140 other packages with it using this command: sudo apt-get remove wine* I know, I should have googled it first, but the ...
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Can not install any media package/software

I've had vlc, audacious working very well on my ubuntu 14.04. All of a sudden today I noticed that they're both gone. Also my default Ubuntu video player has stopped playing because of missing ...
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Trying to install Squid3 on Trusty with AD Authentication

I'm trying to install Squid3 as a proxy server on 14.04, with AD Authentication such that authenticated users will not have to 'login' to the proxy each time they want to access the internet. I've ...
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Rebuild OpenSSL with -DPURIFY

I'm trying to rebuild OpenSSL according to these instructions. I'm having a problem with the very first line: sudo apt-get build-dep libssl-dev This response is given: Reading package lists... ...
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Install Everpad - unmet dependencies - libgtk2.0-0 (= 2.24.23-0ubuntu1) but 2.24.23-0ubuntu1.1 is to be installed

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu but keen on coming to grips with it. I've tried to install Everpad on Ubuntu 14.04. The repository was added to source.list and the repository key was registered as well. ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= ...
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Error installing curl

I wanted to install curl to program in C. However, I faced this weird problem: $:sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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cant install wine on ubuntu 12.04

I have try everything, it always appears like Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that ...
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How to build a program in Launchpad which has dependencies from external repository?

I am trying to build my program in Launchpad. Problem is, it depends on webkit2gtk (>= 2.6.2) and it isn't on my repository (because I don't maintain it), and it isn't on Ubuntu repositories either, ...
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Error installing Java 8 on Ubuntu 14.10: packages with unmet dependencies [duplicate]

When I tried to install "oracle-java8-installer", I received an error message suggesting: Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). I did this, but my problem was not ...
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Downloading package dependencies for other platform

I am trying to upgrade a computer at home to Ubuntu 14.10. It does not have an internet connection. I'm sure it will work fine, but I also want to install some additional software. The laptop I am ...
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Can't get anything to install, dependency errors

I'm extremely new to Linux/command line stuff, so please forgive my ignorance. Every time I try to install anything using sudo apt-get install ... I get dependency errors. I'm trying to get OpenSSH ...
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I can't install programs on ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Ive been trying to install wine, and many other programs. I am a NOOB at this, so I looked it up and got help from this thread My ubuntu software center won't download any programs! What can I do? ...
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dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-headers-virtual

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on a virtual box and have run into a little problem. Whenever I try to do an upgrade, I get: apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to install needed Qt packages to build kernel on 14.04?

I'm going to compile kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, so I start with installing packages that I need: sudo apt-get install build-essential bin86 kernel-package libqt3-headers libqt3-mt-dev wget ...
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unmet dependencies after apt-get dist-upgrade 12.04 to 14.04.1

I can't fix the problem that happened when I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.1 (apt-get dist-upgrade). I'm becoming crazy. Copy from log: >Start-Date: 2014-12-17 18:39:01 ...
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Geary not installing

I have a problem that Geary is not installing even after repeated attempts. The below is the error I am getting. Please let me know what is the corrective measures Thanks! Reading package lists... ...
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My amd64 package depends on another i386 package

I am creating my own amd64 *.deb package and want it to depend on another i386 package from public repositories. Is it possible to declare such dependency in deb control file or in some other way? I ...
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How to automatically fetch missing dependencies when installing software from .deb?

I'm trying to install MySQL Workbench on my Ubuntu box (11.04). The website has a Ubuntu .deb available for download (for 10.10 and 10.04 so I chose 10.10). However, sudo dpkg -i ...
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Errors installing KDESVN and kde-runtime

sudo apt-get install kdesvn returns: 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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How to remove a deb without removing its dependencies

I would like to install the most recent version of boto, which I do via python setup.py install Yet when I try to remove the old version the following packages also get removed: apt-get remove ...
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Errors while installing pychemqt

@ http://sourceforge.net/projects/pychemqt/ The readme file contained in the package listed following dependencies python 2.6 qt 4.7 matplotlib 0.99 numpy 1.4.1 reportlab 2.4 freesteam 2.0 ...
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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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Dpkg dependency problems on Unpacking a package for Docker

I am building a debian package atlantis-builder.deb with folder structure as: - deb - DEBIAN - control - postinst - postrm - usr - bin ...
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Can I get chrome and flux working together?

So I tried to install chrome to watch netflix, but I had some sort of a dependency problem and I tried to fix it. (it was libappindicator1, I think). I tried to reinstall chrome, and it worked, but ...
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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 ...