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How do I reinstall shared dependencies after upgrade to 16.04?

I just upgraded to 16.04. When I tried to launch Emacs from the command line, I get the following error emacs/src/emacs: error while loading shared libraries: libgif.so.4: cannot open shared ...
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vidyo desktop on ubuntu 16

I recently moved to Ubuntu 16 and I noticed that VidyoDesktop was no more available on my system. I tried to install it from the deb package using dpkg but I received the following error: $ sudo dpkg ...
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Upgrading to 16.04 failed due to unmet dependencies

Upgrading 15.10 -> 16.04 produced errors, but the upgrade went on. Now I can't install new packages, due to unmet dependencies. Libreoffice, PHP and probably other programs don't work now. Updating ...
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How to add two alternative dependencies in control file? [duplicate]

The software depends on any of python-wxgtk2.8 or python-wxgtk3.0. What should be in the dependency field in the control file so that any one (which is available) of them is installed? python-wxgtk2....
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Acestream on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Has anyone been able to install AceStreams? I had it installed on 14.04 LTS, worked fine, but the same repository doesn't work and the attempt to install from them returns the error of unmet ...
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following packages have unmet dependencies

I want to update codelite on my computer, but when I download the new version and uninstall my previous one. However, when I add the deb file, the terminal said: The following packages have unmet ...
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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 ...
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Installing KDE in Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

I'm trying to install KDE on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, but I cannot get it to work. I'm trying to install it through the command line, using sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop but it doesn't work. It ...
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Cannot install build-essential on ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I am trying to install build-essential package on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) but there is a dependency issue. root@server:~# apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can not install openssh-server on Ubuntu 16.04

As a fresh new install of Ubuntu 16.04 sudo apt-get install openssh-server outputs Also it is a fress install I could not understand why this happens. dpkg -l openssh\* Output is If ...
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Multiple points of failure running World of Warcraft with Wine 1.8?

I am trying to get World of Warcraft 6.2.4 to run on Ubuntu 16.04. I've solved a couple of problems already by updating Wine to 1.8. I have tried using Wine in XP and Windows 7 "compatibility" mode. ...
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Package dependency is not going to be installed

I try to install ROS, but it does not work properly, so they write I should install libgl1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic first. This produces this error, for which I can't find the solution. Why doesn't apt-get ...
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Error unmet dependencies can't install or remove software

I can't use software center or terminal to install or remove software (always render unmet dependencies error). I fix follow guest in software center: It fails with: installArchives() failed: W: ...
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Can multiple versions of the same package co-exist on the same system?

In order to install tmux 2.1, I needed to install libtinfo5 version 6, I did this by downloading a .deb archive containing libtinfo5 and installing directly with command: sudo dpkg -i libtinfo5_6.0+...
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E: malformed line 56

I am new to Ubuntu{new OS for me} 14.04 and after last boot I am not being able to do many things like I am not able to open few programs like software updater,and Ubuntu software center, I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Enablement Stack has unmet mesa-dev dependencies

I have just updated to the latest LTS Enablement Stack for Ubuntu 14.04.4 using the wiki. I am trying to install some dependencies for building plexhometheater and getting an error. Any ideas what ...
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Can't install Upwork application on Ubuntu 15 with gksu

I am not able to install Upwork 64 bit application on Ubuntu, reason I am asking this again as I followed the answer posted in another similar question but I could not get it working. I am having ...
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How to install ubuntu-device-flash in Ububtu 14.04?

I m trying to install ubuntu-device-flash on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits). I'm following the instructions here: Prepare your Ubuntu desktop I do: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo add-...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS update post-installation error exit status 2

I use the muon updater; it's worked fine until now on this 64-bit system. Today, it returned this: linux-image-3.16.0-70-generic subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit ...
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Can't install Steam because of unmet dependencies

Today I tried to install Steam using sudo apt-get install steam. It didn't work and showed me this error: barend@barend-ubu:~$ sudo apt-get install steam Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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easy way to make a fake package depending on libfoo-dev's when compiling from source? [duplicate]

I often install various development libs required by some package I'm compiling from source and/or hacking on temporarily. I like keeping track of what I install in these situations so that I can ...
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How do i install wine in Ubuntu 14.04 lts?

I have been trying to install wine but when i use the command sudo apt-get install wine i get this message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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cannot install qtbase5-dev due to unmet dependencies

I need to install qtbase5-dev but $> sudo apt-get install qtbase5-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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kubuntu 15.10 - Each time I try to install something I get the same dependency errors but the package seems to install OK

I get the following every time I try to install anything. It always seems to install OK but I'd rather not get the errors, what am I supposed to do to fix this? All I'd like to know really is where to ...
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Why are there no tests to prevent all file conflicts during package installation?

After experiencing a lot of file conflicts in stable and beta versions of Ubuntu 14.05, 15.10 and 16.04 and hacking a bit in auto-apt and getting to know the format of Contents.gz files provided by ...
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Webex on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to get Webext to work. I read this http://www.linuxintro.org/wiki/Use_WebEx_with_Linux which tells me to check for missing dependencies via ldd *.so | grep "not found" It gives me this ...
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shared librarys and depency problems

Trying to run epsxe and get : ./epsxe: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Yet when tring to install libncurses its ...
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Reinstall ubuntu 14 04.4

I have Lenovo Ideapad - Graphics adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500, Core: 300-850 MHz, single-channel, 10.18.14.4332. When I open the computer I see a massage that "the system is running in low ...
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Unable to resolve Unmet build dependencies

I'm trying to install AMD driver for my graphic card Firepro V7900 this the installation log: Generating package: Ubuntu/precise Resolving build dependencies... Unable to resolve Unmet build ...
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Trying to install R generates unmet dependencies in Ubuntu 14.04

I've followed the instalation of R (first r-base) as I always did - adding mirror, genereate the correct key, then sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install. But now I'm getting unmet dependencies ...
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apt-get install not install dependencies

I faced a really weird issue recently in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Here are the steps: I have a deb package called test.deb which has dependency on xorg-dev Then I tried to install this deb package by sudo ...
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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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Umnet dependency errors in ubuntu 15.10

I've been getting these umnet dependency errors for quite a lot of things since I installed Ubuntu 15.10. libxine2-dev : Depends: libxine2-bin (= 1.2.6-1build3) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Gnome dependency problems with Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I once installed the nvidia drivers (nvidia-355) and then after a few days I installed Gnome 3.10. It kept complaining about some dependency problem so I figured it'd be ...
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Help to fix dependencies to restore Xorg on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a neophyte for configuring ubuntu (14.04). To resume briefly my problem, I tried to configure my Nvidia graphic card on my computer, I tried several things but nothings worked, so in searching ...
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Too many graphical interfaces?

Ive installed kde, unity8 and gnome and now I have missing dependencies. Can anyone help me? sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get autoremove and others wont work. for example: sudo apt-get purge ...
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How do I resolve this libudev1:i386 dependancy issue when installing steam on 14.0.4?

I am currently attempting to install Steam on Ubuntu 10.0.4. I ran into the follow issue while installing: "Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to resolve unmet dependencies following failed upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10

On an old workstation I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 through do-release-upgrade but now I can't upgrade any software using apt-get. I tried "apt-get -f install" but here is the output: # apt-get -...
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Installed wrong libc6-dev Version

I wanted to install an ARK server on my ubuntu server 14.04 LTS and I think I completely messed up my system entirely. What I did was this. nano /etc/apt/sources.list and added this to the file #...
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Can't find broken packages

Xubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro. There seems to be a serious problem with dpkg as there were only a few updates available when I logged into Ubuntu after more than a month. Also when I try to install ...
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Steam not installing - unmet dependencies

I can't seem to install steam. Everything in the Software Center seems to run smoothly, but then this happens. (Excuse my possibly obvious question, I installed Ubuntu about 30 minutes ago with not ...
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Unmet dependency issue after failed Skype install

I'm pretty new to linux/ubuntu so I have no idea what is going on. I tried searching some of the errors I'm having online, and I tend to see similar information that hasn't helped. I figure I should ...
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Wine on Ubuntu 15.10

I have updated my OS from 14.04 to 15.10 (Both AMD64). In the past, wine installs without any problem on 14.04 machines, but this time there are problems. I tried to install wine(Microsoft Windows ...
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Unable to install default ubuntu desktop

I tried KDE environment for ubuntu 14.04, which ran horribly in my laptop, especially with all those messed up eclipse shortcuts . To fix that I tried uninstalling it, but it didn't work. Also messed ...
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How Do I install kldutils on 15.10

Basically, there's something I want to install that has this in it's dependency tree (bcmwl-kernel-source), but apt-get installing it doesn't work whether I hyphenate it or not. So how can I get kld-...
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E: Unable to locate package libsystemd-dev

I am trying to install libsystemd-dev using apt-get on Ubuntu 14.04. While executing this, I get the following error: **Installing pre-install packages .... Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Installation of mono 4.2.1 over mono 3.2.8 on ubuntu 14.04 amd 64, results some unmet dependencies

In End user machine(ubuntu 14.04 LTS) there is some mono-applications such as tomboy, banshee are pre-installed which runs on mono-3.2.8. Now i have another mono-application and i want to run it on ...
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code::blocks on Xenial Beta

Attempting to install code::blocks through the PPA with apt-get and not having much luck. I keep receiving these errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies. libcodeblocks0 : Depends: ...
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Can't install debian package

I'm trying to create and install my own deb package: fotorator_1.0-1.deb. When I try to use gdebi fotorator_1.0-1.deb, I get following error: root@kiosk-HP:~/Desktop# gdebi fotorator_1.0-1.deb ...
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System Crashing

I have been trying to install pure data 'pd-extended' and I got this error: unknown error:<clas 'SystemError''>'(E:Malformed line 58 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list.(distparse))'.This ...