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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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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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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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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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Problem with installing IPython on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When I used pip install ipython or pip install "ipython[notebook]" I get the following error: Downloading/unpacking ipython Downloading ipython-2.3.1-py27-none-any.whl (2.8MB): 2.8MB ...
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How do I solve dependencies with replacements?

I work on a solution getting a closed-source driver, called EMGD, working on Ubuntu. But there is a problem with the lubuntu-desktop package. It depends on lubuntu-core -> xorg and xorg needs ...
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Fix “Package system is broken” error without synaptic

The package system is broken If you are using third party repositories then disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Now run the following command in a terminal: apt-get install -f ...
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VLC instalation problem

I am completely new to Ubuntu, wanted to install VLC it wasn't working, updated system, than upgraded it, but still it isn't working. I used both the Ubuntu Software center and the Terminal for that. ...
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I can't install openJDK 7 in ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit)

Using Ubuntu Software Center I tried to install OpenJDK 7 but got the following notification. **Package dependencies cannot be resolved** This error could be caused by required additional software ...
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How do I remove dependencies from a deb installer for an isolated system?

I have created a deb package for an application created in Qt. I have included all the libraries that the application depends on, to be installed in a folder next to the application itself: ...
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Using apt-get autoremove with Missing Dependencies

My Ubuntu server instance's /boot partition is currently at 100%, and I want to remove some unused/unneeded dependencies using sudo apt-get autoremove. However, it appears that I am missing some ...
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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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Reagarding unmet dependencies

while installing the openssh server using following command sudo apt-get install openssh-server I am getting the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Can't install “manager accounting” app

I had my HD crash and used the same install disc to re-download Ubuntu and now the "manager accounting" App won't install. It keeps giving me this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Can't use APT-GET after failed dependencies thing for Acestream

I have read similar issues but I can't do apt-get install -f because it wants to remove a lot of things from ubuntu and asks for a whole sentence confirmation. I think it will break the OS if i do ...
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How to fix problems with following packages

I tried to install AmberTool. But when I followed the installation manual system told me to install the following dependencies: sudo apt-get install csh flex gfortran g++ xorg-dev \ zlib1g-dev ...
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QGIS on 14.04 packages have unmet dependencies

I have got a problem with my QGIS on a trusty 14.04.01. After upgrading my machine from precise 12.04 to trusty 14.04, QGIS was disappeared from the available software. I have autoremoved it and ...
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Need to delete packages from '/boot' directory

I'm very new to Linux so please bear with me. I attempted to upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04.02 I received the error: "The following packages have unmet dependencies" I ran apt-get -f install and ...
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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 impossible ...
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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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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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Why does ubuntu-desktop depend on memtest86+?

I am running 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like to remove memtest but it depends on Ubuntu-desktop. Why ? Thanks. Simon