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Unable to re install mysql on Ubuntu 14.04: Dependency problems

Ubuntu Unity 14.04 LTS with all lenses removed, except files. (Hate the dash.) I have a LAMP system for web site development. I want to put all my data files in a particular partition that I can ...
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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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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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Try to install gnome shell in saucy

I try to install gnome-shell in saucy but it won't work. And I installed the 13.10 in parallels desktop on a Mac. sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Error installing Ubuntu software - Package dependencies cannot be resolved

I switched to Ubuntu from Windows, but I am not able to install any software on it. Whenever I install it gives the following error : Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be ...
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Problem installing vlc 12.04 broken dependencies

I am trying to install vlc on my Gateway netbook running 12.04 through wubi but whether I try using terminal or the software center I get this error message. The following packages have unmet ...
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How to update Twidge 1.0.8 form repositories to 1.1.0 from GitHub?

I would like to install Twidge 1.1.0, but only 1.0.8 is available in repositories and this version is not compatible with new Twitter API and it's not usable anymore. 1.1.0 is available in Debian sid, ...
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Error: brokencount > 0

I am getting the following error in the top menu bar: An error occurred. Please run the Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message ...
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How to make a dependency to the latest version of boost?

I'm packaging a couple of libraries that have some dependencies with one-another. To simplify, let's say I have: libA and libB. libB depends on libA for both building and installing. libA depends ...
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Software center crashes; fieldrunners need to be reinstalled; can't find achive

Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Broken libgcrypt11 dependency

I've run a casual apt-get update && apt-get upgrade command. The process completed (with an error): You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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Software Center crashes and I can not install any packages anymore

After I tried to install Skype (in order to do that I typed in some commands that I cant remember that I got from this forum) my software center is closing right after opening it and I can not install ...
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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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How to resolve locales dependency on 12.04

sudo apt-get check 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 packages ...
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hplip 3.14.10, no python-devel

Tech specs: Intel® Xeon(R) CPU E5420 @ 2.50GHz × 8 , 32GB Memory, ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). HP 5660 envy aio richard@Doc:~$ cd Desktop richard@Doc:~/Desktop$ sh hplip-3.14.10.run Creating directory ...
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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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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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cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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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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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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Can't install Python2.7 on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to install Python 2.7 on my Ubuntu 13.04 VPS. I'm issuing; sudo apt-get install python=2.7.4-0ubuntu1 and getting this in return Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Network-manager cannot install, dependency issue

I accidently installed connmanager, it removed my network-manager and network-manager-gnome. Now I cannot connect to my wifi and ethernet connection. I tried to install network-manager from source ...
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apt-get install -f seems to purge too much

I've been trying to install skype to the 12.04 64bit. Installing ai32-libs doesnt work at all (something about held packages and none of recommendations hasn't helped). I've installed package ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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Can't install python-dev. Packages have unmet dependencies. I think it's a wrong Python version

root@Managementserver:~# sudo apt-get install python-pip python-dev build-essential -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done build-essential ...
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How to fulfill libcdio-cdda0 dependency of SKG Jukebox?

I am trying to install SKG Jukebox onto an old netbook (ASUS Aspire One) with Ubuntu installed on it. It says that there is a dependency for libcdio-cdda0 . But I cant work out how to add that. Also ...
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Package dependency issue: linux-server

I am using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and logged in as root. When I try to run: apt-get upgrade I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-image-server : Depends: ...
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Retain only dependencies of a given package

I am trying to have a minimal version of Ubuntu, having only those packages necessary to run mininet. So, I would like a solution, where I would be able to uninstall all the packages from the system, ...
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Ubuntu12.04 has libc6 dependency problems when installing software

The following packages unmet dependencies: libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.3) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.4 already installed libc6-dev : Depends: libc6 (= 2.15-0ubuntu10.4) but ...
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I get dependency issues with linux-image-pae while upgrading

justsmit1@moodle:~$ sudo aptitude safe-upgrade The following packages will be upgraded: linux-image-generic-pae 1 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 ...
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Dependency error while installing cinnamon

I get following error while installing Cinnamon sudo apt-get install cinnamon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How to install weather indicator on ubuntu 12.04?

I tried to install it from the market but that's what it says
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Problem with libqt4-dev. Messed up dependencies

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to update ubuntu-sdk but today it wasn't possible without adding phablet-team/tools PPA as described here ...
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How can I revert to the previous kernel version w/out dependency issues?

Since ubuntu updated my install to 3.2.0-37-generic, my laptop fan constantly runs. I never had this issue with the previous kernel versions. To fix this problem, I would like to revert back to the ...
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Is it possible to update npm version in Ubuntu 14.04?

I try to install yeoman and it require npm 1.4 I installed npm with apt-get but is has version 1.3.10 I try commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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broken dependencies are not solved

When i installed the sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server tftpd-hpa syslinux nfs-kernel-server initramfs-tools I got error. after that i wanted to fix the broken dependencies problem i tried ...
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Apt DartSDK install broke apt-get

I tried to install the Dart SDK on Ubuntu 14.04,but this apparently had unmet dependencies. I have not been able to resolve these dependency issues, and worse, I cannot install anything else using ...
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Trying to re-install VLC player but it aint work

I get this error when i try to install using software center... How do I fix that The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 3.0.0 + ~~ git20150319 r59816 + 33 ~ ...
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Cannot install anything! Unmet dependencies. Libre Office

Please help, I've searched around loads and can't seem to find a solution that works. I recently removed libre office and installed open office. After trying to reinstall libreoffice. I now can't ...
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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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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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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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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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How to install dependencies without upgrading existing packages

I am installing some custom built packages using dpkg -i and want a command to automatically install the dependencies. I tried apt-get -f install which installs any unmet dependencies. But it also ...
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cannot install anything new

When I type sudo apt-get install gnome-shell archit@archit-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for archit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Unmet package dependencies after unfinished upgrade

since one week I am trying to solve this problem but no success. After a restart during a dist-upgrade, I got the "unmet dependencies ..." error. This the result of sudo apt-get install maas (does ...
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Can I use gdebi for mutiple packages or any alternative?

I installs packages by dpkg -i *.deb but it can not install missing dependencies and errors if any dependencies not satisfied. So, we have to run apt-get -f install after dpkg -i *.deb for fixing ...
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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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Apt-get install -f wants to remove pantheon-shell

I had some sound issues on my old laptop and couldn't install pulse audio for unmet dependencies that seemed that no one else on the internet ever had. After all I did a stupid thing $ sudo dpkg ...