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How to make Apt/Aptitude prefer a more recent virtual package over a real one

I've recently built a package which provides multiple virtual ones, more specifically snmp which provides libsnmp-base, libsnmp30 and so on: Version: 5.8~git20160427.8d07349f-14 Depends: ... ...
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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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How to make pre-depends install packages in debian packaging

I am building a package that depends on package X, Y, Z. So i put them into the control file und der Pre-Depends: X, Y, Z However, this doesn't install the packages it just says my package can't ...
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Version range in debian/control

When declaring dependencies in debian/control to create a package, I can specify a lower or upper bound on the version. For example, if I depend on libvtk6-dev being at least version 6.0.0 I can write ...
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add dependency to cuurent kernel version

I want to depend my deb package to current kernel version that is installed on machine. for example if my kernel version is 3.13.0-77 my deb file depends on linux-headers-3.13.0.77-generic if I add "...
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Error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime

I get an error on installing python-egenix-mxdatetime specific the 3.1.3 version. First I downloaded the package from egenix site, then tried to install python-egenix-mxdatetime using the below ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” - R project

I use R statistics ("r-base") on my computer and recently, by mistake, I ran the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get remove r-base-core Of course this removed R from my computer. To undo ...
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Error:dependency is not satisfiable

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I don't know so much about this system. So, when I tried to install a game (Lonely Survivor) I got this error: "Error: dependency is not satisfiable: ia32-libs(>=...
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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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“dependency is not satisfiable: libicu42”

Trying to install McAfee on Ubuntu 12.4 got the message,"dependency is not satisfiable: libicu42" How to get past this?
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Apt-get install -f and apt-get autoremove error

I've tried to install new software on Ubuntu and it told me to use that command apt-get install -f, but I get back an error message and I have no idea how to fix it. After that, I tried to use apt-...
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Unmet dependencies error

When I try to install gparted 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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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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Cant install skype on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am getting the below error while trying to install skype. :~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Unable to install npm on ubuntu 14.04 due to broken packages error

Tried installing npm on ubuntu 14.04 however the following error has occurred gwt@gwt-Aspire-E1-571:~$ sudo apt-get install npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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Dependency problem

I use Ubuntu on my offline laptop. Since I want to install python, I have to install a lot of dependencies as well, and to install those dependencies I need even more dependencies of the dependencies....
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Open365 not working with Ubuntu Mate 16.04

Installer cannot install dependency libqt4-core
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Launchpad Build Recipes: How do I correctly specify build dependencies for packages in the same PPA?

I am trying to build Code::Blocks IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 using this recipe: https://code.launchpad.net/~damien-moore/+recipe/codeblocks-16.01-release It needs libwxgtk2.8-dev, which isn't in the 16.04 ...
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“Error: Opening the cache …installed packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

I recently started using Ubuntu, and today I got the following error and am unsure how to proceed. I would appreciate any input. An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click ...
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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 while installing libqt4-core on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install libqt4-core, but it seems that for the dependencies, I have more recent versions than are compatible with this package. When I use sudo apt-get install libqt4-core my output is ...
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Epson WF 36xx series shooting blanks driver not installing 16.04

As the title states, my printer isn't working right and things aren't installing easily. I have this networked on wireless. The test pages printed directly from the printer were fine. I am using the ...
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Dependency problem in install filezilla in ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu software center

i use Ubuntu 14.04 when i try to install filezilla from ubuntu software center so it return dependency error like "The following packages have unmet dependencies: filezilla: Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:...
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Getting Dependencies error anytime while trying to install any package

I am getting the following error while removing or adding any new software, rfc5766-turn-server:i386: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.7) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.7 is installed Depends: ...
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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 Ubuntu 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 ...