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unresolvable broken packages [duplicate]

I have been desperate to resolve this problem as I am not being able to install certain programs. my computer says that I have broken packages: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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apt-get: you have held broken packages

Everything was working normally, but now libstdc++ seems to be broken. So I try to reinstall it. Things like: sudo apt-get remove stdc++ sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get -u ...
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Problems updating and re-installing VLC in Ubuntu 11.10

I can't seem to fix or update, upgrade VLC at all; this is what I get when trying to install, I had VLC before, but was not working properly so I uninstalled it; then I tried to install it again to ...
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Grub2 mutual dependency issue

For various reasons I am installing .deb dependencies for grub2 using dpkg directly (rather than apt-get). root@ubuntu:/dl# dpkg -i grub-gfxpayload-lists_0.6_amd64.deb Selecting previously ...
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Wine error, packages being held, help please :S [duplicate]

I am getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: udev : Depends: libudev1 (= 204-5ubuntu20.2) but 204-5ubuntu20.4 is to be installed E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve ...
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How to get out of dependency hell

I am doing this from memory from work. Basically, I have libjpeg-turbo8 installed. But I have libjpeg-turbo8:i386 installed at version xxx4.4 and libjpeg-turbo8:amd64 installed at version xxx4.3. I ...
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Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts OS. So when I go to installed mysql server using below command sudo apt-get install mysql-server I have some error message. This is the error message: Reading package ...
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Unable to install Inkscape on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Hi I am new to Linux Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to install Inkscape but it has shown following error(Dependencies as it says): inkscape: Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) but it is a virtual ...
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Broken dependency after upgrading ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 LTS but few packages are broken. I tried to run the command apt-get -f install and dpkg --configure -a but nothing worked for me. Please help .. here is the output ...
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unable to fix dependency error

I cannot update and install any software. I've tried apt-get -f install and some other methods as suggested in this site but none of them worked. prios@shrsth:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading ...
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Status of dependencies upon update

I'm currently running 12.04.5, the 64 bit version. Now, I have a few projects and for them I have a number of dependencies installed. I'm thinking of an upgrade to 14.04, but I'm worried about the ...
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Trying to install ncview on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

The package ncview requires X development headers and headers. On Ubuntu 12.04 I tried the following command sudo apt-get install xorg-dev and I got the below error message. This looks like a very ...
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Packages go missing after bootup and certain indicators don't seem to install anymore

I'm running an up-to-date Ubuntu 14.04, which I frankenstein'd into Xubuntu and up to this point it's been working just fine. When I booted my computer up today, I noticed that a few icons on my dock ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” when trying to install vlc (via Software Center) [duplicate]

I am trying to install vlc media player (Ubuntu 14.04), but when I write in terminal "sudo apt-get install vlc", or trying to install via Software Center, this is what I get: The following packages ...
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Spotify installed packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I used wine to emulate the Windows version of Spotify and I recently just uninstalled it and ever since then, when I start up my Ubuntu, after a while I will get this restricted logo beside the wifi ...
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The package system is broken… unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Some will say this is duplicate but it is not :) Basically, I am running Ubunto 14.04 LTS and I removed LibreOffice to install OpenOffice. Then I was trying to re-install Libre again (so that I have ...
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Unable to reinstall apache on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

Unfortunately, What I did: Updated apt repository to install apache244 and installed it. Uninstalled apache2.4 using following commands: apt-get remove apache* apt-get purge apache* apt-get clean ...
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How to diagnose package dependancies?

I want to install postfixadmin on trusty. I'm confused about dependencies. http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/postfixadmin shows (I think) that it needs apache2 OR lighttpd OR the httpd to be ...
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libqt4-opengl:i386 has unmet dependencies

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have an error in my system tray: sudo apt-get update runs normally. But sudo apt-get upgrade returns the following: Reading package lists... Done Reading ...
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Unmet dependencies problem on 12.04 - libcurl4-openssl-dev depends librtmp-dev

I'm having troubles with unmet dependencies on Ubuntu 12.04: libcurl4-openssl-dev depends librtmp-dev Here is what I've got after running sudo apt-get -f install which suggested running apt-get ...
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Depending on postgresql-plpython for every installed version of postgresql

I'm working on a project which gets installed as an Ubuntu package. This is part of the code for generating the database (modified): CREATE EXTENSION plpythonu; CREATE FUNCTION foo (str text) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS initramfs-tools dependency issue

I know this has been asked several times, but each issue and resolution seems different. I've tried almost everything I could think of, but I can't fix this. I have a VM (VMware I think) running ...
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why when I'm removing package, apt trying to install 40 extra

Removing pulseaudio because alsa can work without it. And I want to make things simpler. Those not Suggested nor Recommended. Why apt wants them installed and how to avoid that? ... Suggested ...
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Translating from Red-Hat to Ubuntu

I am starting in linux because I need it for my reseach. Since I have little time and no local expert support, this is a need based self-learning experience. I have to install a tool and I got this ...
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PostGIS dependency conflicts (ubuntu 14)

I asked this over on SO, but now I'm thinking the problem is mainly package management and belongs here. Subsequent to all the detail that can be found in the original post, I have tried (sudo ...
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Why does apt-get install Skype easily while aptitude complains about MAJOR dependency errors?

I was trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 13.04, from the Canonical repositories. With apt-get it worked easily, while aptitude had a huge problem with dependencies and proposed a complicated solution. ...
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How to reinstall Terminal?

While fixing package dependencies, the terminal application went missing, and now I cannot locate the application. Is there a way to reinstall the terminal application?
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Can I see why a package is installed?

For a specific package, can I find out why it is installed? So, can I see or it's manually installed, or that it is installed as a dependency of another package? Or that it is installed as part of ...
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How to build dependency list for deb package

I want to pack my qt application to deb. During investigation dependencies with ldd i got ~50 libraries. Full list below: libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-0, libgstreamer0.10-0, libglib2.0-0, ...
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Download a package with its all dependencies for later offline use

I would like to download package with its all dependencies to my computer and when I need it I would run command dpkg -i *.deb. All I need is to download everything necessary to install, say vlc or ...
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dpkg: error processing package mariadb-server-5.5

Ok, I think I royally screwed up my laptop. I was trying to replace MySQL with MariaDB and accidentally installed MariaDB v10.1 (I should've used MariaDB v5.5). I decided I'd just "downgrade" to ...
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apt-get won't install dependency

File A, version 12, has a dependency on file B, version 12. However, in the repo, there exists a B_12_all.deb and B_13_all.deb. The dependency in A_12_all.deb's control file is the following: ...
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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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Unable to install most major packages; Unmet dependencies and cannot be fixed [duplicate]

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, and it seems that most major packages I attempt to install (among them being Skype, Steam/Steam-Launcher, WINE, etc.), give an "unmet dependencies" ...
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How do I install Peazip? [dependencies not satisfiable]

I want to try this archiver, since I cant seem to drag srt files to VLC from file roller. But I get this error when trying to install the .deb I use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS I tried installing QT version ...
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Error on installing downloaded Chrome .deb [duplicate]

I have downloaded Chrome on 14.04 as .deb package. Whenever I try to install it, it gives error "Dependency is not satisfiable".
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Can't upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (Package dependencies cannot be resolved) [duplicate]

This is what I get each time I try to upgrade: "The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: libglapi-mesa-lts-trusty (= 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1~precise1) but ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

It does this everytime I try to install something from the software center. It says the same thing on every single package except the "frogatto" thing is different which is the softwares name. Here ...
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Checking for dependencies when creating a .deb

I'm working my way through the documentation on how to build a .deb package and I've hit something of a snag. When I need to spell out the dependencies for the package (dillo right now, just for a ...
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Quick question about installing multiple versions of the same package

So two pieces of software that I need on my system have dependencies for libfltk1.1-dev and libfltk1.3-dev . I tried installing both, as when I installed one, it would remove the other. I put in this ...
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PlayOnLinux won't install? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 LTS, and whenever I try to install PlayOnLinux, I keep getting this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: python-wxgtk2.8 but it is not ...
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Unmet dependencies after attempting to install Skype. Now I cannot install any package

I tried to install Skype by downloading the .deb file from their website. The installation aborted due to unmet dependencies and Skype was not installed by Ubuntu Software Center. From then on, I ...
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Update broken on libdbus

On a recent update to my precise install the package manager seems to have got itself into a twist. cat /var/log/apt/history.log Start-Date: 2014-07-10 16:17:22 Upgrade: libdbus-1-3:amd64 ...
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libimobiledevice4, unmet dependencies and ErrorBrokenCount>0

I have done something stupid and can't undo it. I tried installing libimobiledevice4 by doing: sudo dpkg -i libimobiledevice4_1.1.6-git20140105_amd64.deb I did so following instructions from a ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies installing Noise on 14.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Noise on my Ubuntu 14.04. I ran: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily and $ sudo apt-get update and received the following error: The following packages ...
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Installing crossvc is giving broken packages error [duplicate]

I am having Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. While trying to install crossvc, I am getting broken package error. I tried to find solutions and tried all the suggested steps in different posts. But no success. ...
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Unmet Dependencies while Installing default-jre [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while trying to install default-jre. How can I solve this issue? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Dependency problems with initramfs-tools please help I'm new at this and lost

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 no GUI, I'm been using just a terminal for the entire time I've had this server installed. I did install webmin. Webmin wanted me to do some updates and while in the ...
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Broken packages and unmet dependencies installing htk

I'm trying to install HTK 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit machine. The ./configure command executes without any errors, but when I try to build using the make all command, it shows the following error: ...
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Unable to install updates. Unmet dependencies icedtea-7-jre-jamvm and openjdk-7-jre

I am a newbie please help. Unable to install updates. Details shows: The following packages have unmet dependencies: icedtea-7-jre-jamvm: Depends: openjdk-7-jre-headless (= ...