Questions concerning package dependencies, in dpkg/apt, which are used as Ubuntu's package manager.

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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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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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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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Resolve Unmet dependencies

vikiboy@BatCave:~$ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-openni-launch Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ros-indigo-openni-launch is already ...
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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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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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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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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 to install iodbc in Ubuntu 12.10

I need to install the library iodbc (depends on libodbc2) in my Quantal machine. Yet there is creepy dependency problem. This was replaced somehow by unixodbc which I don't have, installed. Here is ...
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Error installing ubuntu-desktop on 14.04

I am trying to install ubuntu-desktop on 14.04 but when I run apt-get install ubuntu-desktop it gives error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an ...
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Trying to install wine on 14.04, have tried removing all wine related but still no joy

After alot of dependency problems decided to remove all wine related packages from synaptic. Recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Do not understand what is happening. Get depends wine1.6-i386, ...
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Dist-Upgrade - LibreOffice dependencies later than required

When I try to update my Ubuntu box, I get this error : dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libreoffice-base: libreoffice-base depends on libreoffice-base-core (= ...
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unresolvable broken packages

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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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 (= ...
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Problem with installing libtiff5-dev

I am new to the whole Linux OS, and I have been having trouble installing some packages, including libtiff5-dev, libtiff5 , libjbig-dev and libmagickcore-dev. I keep getting the following message: ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” when installing codecs

I'm trying to install some additional codecs, but it always throws the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer1.0-libav:i386: Depends: libavcodec-extra-54 (>= ...
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gstreamer bad plugin of file .dep are not allowing me to install any software

For any install in ubuntu It is giving the same error. How can I remove all these gstreamer package errors? The error is installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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mysql-server-5.5 has unmet dependencies

Every time I open the software center I get this message: Item can not be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired I click repair then I get Package operation failed I tried to ...
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Lost power during update and now i cannot install any packages or even update/repair update

I lost power during and update and now i cannot install or update any packages. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. on terminal I get this message: dpkg: error processing package ...
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Help with held broken packages

Please help I get the following message below after trying to install synaptic.... perkins@perkins-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Update manager not worknig and Red icon on my menu panel

I've been upgrading my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS,during the installation process, I accidentally lost power after this i try to turnon my machine, it shows red icon with Error message Here is the ...
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Dependencies problem with x2go

I need help with my Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. I can't update Ubuntu, because I always have problems with x2go. See message below: dependency problems prevent configuration of openssh-server: ...
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e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
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I want to install cudaminer but compile fails due to libcurl

~/CudaMiner/./configure checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking target system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking ...
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Cannot install libgles2-mesa-dev

When I try this following commands on Ubuntu 12.04: sudo apt-get install libgles2-mesa-dev-lts-raring I get the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Trying to make Install zulucrypt but cannot find packages

I have downloaded the source code of zulucrypt from http://code.google.com/p/zulucrypt/ because there is no .deb file. This is my first time to install from source and i need a little help by doing ...
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Cannot install wine1.6 or playonlinux

i have went through every question related to this and none of them worked for me. for wine i keep getting The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.6 : Depends: wine1.6-amd64 (= ...
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Missing package when installing Ubuntu SDK on 13.10 64 bit

When I try to install the Ubuntu SDK on my 64 bit Saucy I get a missing package issue. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ubuntu-sdk : Depends: qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu but it is not ...
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Installation of i386 Deb(Hangul 2008) into AMD64 architecture; dpkg/library error

I'm using chrubuntu 12.04 LTS on acer chromebook c720. As I'm korean, I'm trying to install 'Hangul 2008 Linux', Korean style 'MS-word' software made for linux users. Becuase it is only for i386 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages

I am trying to install build essential packages on Amazon EC2 instance having Ubuntu 14.04. It doesn't have some essential packages which comes in normal Ubuntu desktop edition.Every time I try to ...