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How can I fix dependency problems with firefox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? I can't do anything from Ubuntu Software Center or from Terminal This is what i get from command line: deus@comp:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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Python dependencies in Debian packages

I created my first Debian package today by following the accepted answer at this AskUbuntu question. Everything went fine, and it installed properly afterwards. However, my script is written in python ...
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Unmet dependencies in Ubuntu 12.04?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.7-1) but 4:0.7.2.1ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: ...
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Find out what packages were installed with a particular package?

I have a simple question. When you install a package using apt-get install, oftentimes, it will install several dependency packages as well as the main one. I was wondering if there is a way to ...
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Gwoffice 0.97 has a dependency issue and won't install

When trying to install the latest version of gwoffice 0.97 I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gwoffice : Depends: libgranite1 but it is not installable E: Unable to correct ...
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Missing /lib/libc.so.6

Software that I'm installing requires /lib/libc.so.6, but it's not in place: $> ls -l /lib/libc* lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 14 2011-10-09 06:02 /lib/libcap.so.2 -> libcap.so.2.20 -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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Cannot install glib-dev

I tried to build dasher, but I got it needs glib. So doing so this came up: Checking for GLIB... configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0>= 2.6) were not met: No package 'glib-2.0' ...
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How can I resolve repeated package dependency error involving ' wine-staging-i386 '

I have a wine package via a dependency from a package that gives you Silverlight and more up-to-date Adobe Flash for Linux. However, I get an error on startup of Software Center and also will ...
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Fix dependency when apt-get -f install fails [closed]

I'm trying to get cgminer 3.5 on my Ubuntu 12.04 to work but it fails because libudev.so.1 is missing. I tried to install libc6 and now I have unmet dependencies. Even when I try to run sudo apt-get ...
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Why does pretty much everything depend on gstreamer phonon backend?

I’ve just installed and configured a minimal KDE distro based on the Ubuntu 13.04 minimal CD. It’s working really well but I have 1 gripe with it. After installing kde-plasma-desktop gstreamer was ...
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How can I mark all packages with installed dependents as “Automatically Installed”?

There are some similar questions, but here is precisely what I would like to achieve and the dots which I am having trouble connecting: Query a list of "Manually Installed" packages (apt-mark ...
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Add dependency from ppa to package

I'am building simple dropdown terminal emulator application with PythonGI + GTK+3.0, I am using libkeybinder3.0 and gir1.2-keybinder3.0 packages for global keybinding these packages not available in ...
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ffmpeg unmet dependencies

I faced an issue recently when tried to install ffmpeg on my Ubuntu computer. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit, all latest updates are installed and system runs perfectly, however i feel need in ...
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How can I get APT to ignore unmet dependencies?

My apt-get is currently complaining about unmet dependencies (and refuses to do anything until I fix them): Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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unmet dependencies for synaptics touchpad driver

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on a Lenovo S21e-20. To get things like two-finger-scrolling or suspending the touchpad during typing, I wanted to install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics but installation ...
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ROS won't install on 14.04 (dependency hell)

I tried installing ROS on Ubuntu 14.04 using this guide. When doing sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-desktop-full I get the following dependency error which results in a nightmare of dependcies as soon ...
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Unable to install libfreetype6:i386 Ubuntu 14.10 64-Bit

When trying to install some applications via Ubuntu software centre I am getting the error: cannot install libfreetype6:i386 So I tried to install it via terminal, and got this result: ...
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Why do I get unmet dependencies installing spotify on 12.10?

I followed the instructions to install spotify as on various forums & sites, pretty much the same steps everywhere. But when I get to the install spotify line, this is what happens: The following ...
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libssl Dependencies

Alright, so I was messing around with libssl and I manged to mess up libssl pretty well. It looks like I installed a separate version of libssl 64 than I've for libssl32 and now I can't use apt-get at ...
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Building Awesome WM, missing dependencies

Trying to compile Awesome Window Manager on 11.04, I've done apt-get build-dep awesome but still get errors about missing dependencies: $ make Running cmake… -- cat -> /bin/cat -- ln -> /bin/ln -- ...
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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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Dependency errors when trying to install VirtualBox 5.0 on 15.10

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I am trying to install VirtualBox 5.0 on my system, I have followed all the instructions in the Debian-based Linux distributions installation ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies!

I am writing this because I am very confused about installing postgresql 9.3 on mine Ubuntu 14.04. First I need it for mine Python/Django development, and I ran in to the problem, when i tried to ...
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How to determine if a package is safe to uninstall?

I know that there are many recipes/strategies for getting a "minimal Ubuntu", but they are too extreme for what I'm trying to do. Still, I suspect that I have a ton of packages installed that I don't ...
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repair broken packages-“dpkg: error: conflicting actions -f (--field) and -r (--remove)”

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. if more information will be needed, tell me and'll give. the main problem is: tzach@tzach-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install docky [sudo] password for tzach: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to list all packages installed as dependencies in Terminal, and what installed them?

Is there a way in Terminal to list all programs which have not been installed by me, but other programs as necessary dependencies? And can I at the same time view which programs they were installed ...
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Cannot update/install other software after failing to install LibreOffice

I tried to install LibreOffice through the software centre but an error occurred and the installation failed. Now it is shown as "installed" in software centre while it's actually not. I realised it ...
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reverse-depends: looking for reverse dependencies of source packages

My goal is finding ALL reverse-depends of a certain package and the belonging source package. For example, I want all packages that depend on libsslcommon2 and the source package that can be installed ...
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Dependency issues while trying to upgrade 12.04.2 to the 12.04.3 HWE stack

While trying to upgrade my system to the latest hardware enablement stack from Ubuntu 12.04.2/Linux 3.5 I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-raring ...
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How to install libsane-perl >=0.05 in Lubuntu 12.04?

After reinstalling my Lubuntu 12.04 system I want to get back some programs, amongst which gscan2pdf When I try to install the deb file in gdebi I get this in synaptic I have tried to install ...
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Can't install haskell platform because of libgl1-mesa

When trying to install haskell platform using sudo apt-get install haskell-platform I get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: haskell-platform : Depends: ...
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Unmet dependencies while adding right click “nautilus-refresh” in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to add "Refresh" button on right click by using command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nae-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus-refresh But I ...
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How to fully remove VLC Player?

I installed VLC player, but now I want to be fully rid of it, so I typed in the following command in Terminal: sudo apt-get purge vlc And it told me that it had purged it, but then in Terminal when ...
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will apt-get autoremove break other dependencies?

I want to use apt-get autoremove to remove liba for instance, but I'm not sure whether it is smart enough to preserve other dependencies. For instance, if liba depends on libb, while libc also depends ...
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How can I know the dependencies of a certain package?

Is it possible to list out the dependencies of a software/package in Ubuntu?
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Installation of gnome-core on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) server: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty I'm trying to install a minimal Ubuntu OS, ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS initramfs-tools dependency issue

I know this has been asked several times, but each issue and resolution seems different. I've tried almost everything I could think of, but I can't fix this. I have a VM (VMware I think) running ...
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Skype installation problem 12.04

After an sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, the following error appear: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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libnotfy1(>= 0.4.4) and libnotify1-gtk2.10 for Ubuntu 11.10

I have recently downloaded the latest version of Lotus Symphony 3.0.1 but whenever I try to install it, it shows the following dependencies. Can anybody tell where I can find these dependencies. ...
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Cannot install wine on Ubuntu natty 64bit [broken dependency]

I've just installed Ubuntu natty 64bit. Now I'm trying to install wine and no matter how I do it (Software center/synaptic/terminal), it fails. Here's what I tried on terminal: sudo apt-get update ...
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Question regarding installing after building from source (pros and cons)

This question has nothing to do with the pros and cons of compiling from source, it simply has to do with the single step of installing, example: make install or waf install. The normal routine ...
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Can't fix unmet dependencies

This happened after I installed latest version of Code Blocks downloaded from official site, I was not able to run it, so I've been tried to remove it (sudo apt-get remove) and this happened. Then I ...
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Installing Brasero removes 100+ packages and impairs internet and display manager

I was thinking to have solved one problem with Paraview but have come across a bigger one with Brasero. A few days ago I wanted to install Paraview (amd64) in my computer (x68_64, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) ...
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libqt4-opengl:i386 has unmet dependencies

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have an error in my system tray: sudo apt-get update runs normally. But sudo apt-get upgrade returns the following: Reading package lists... Done Reading ...
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can someone tell me what this means and how do i fix it? [duplicate]

All i wanted to do was put vlc on my computer. This is turning into a real pain in the butt. I had to update and upgrade just to get the software centre to run, but when i try to install vlc i get the ...
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Is it necessary to have openjdk 6 installed in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is it necessary to have openjdk 6 installed in Ubuntu 12.04 or will openjdk 7 provide all the support I will need for Java functionality (generally speaking)?
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Does dist-upgrade require PPA software to be uninstalled first?

I'm still running Ubuntu 10.04 with quite a few PPAs. Amongst the PPAs there is Guiodic (Guido Iodice) Lucid quasi-rolling :) PPA which brings most recent versions of many programs to my desktop. My ...
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How to make Photofilmstrip work on Ubuntu 15.04

I wanted to install Photofilmstrip on Ubuntu 15.04 unfortunately it was removed from the repos. I managed to install it based on how to install mencoder in ubuntu 14.10?. Unfortunately mencoder ...
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Unable to fix unmet dependencies

I installed (not successfully) chrome 32-bit and didn't know that my OS type was 64-bit. I tried to fix it with this command sudo apt-get -f install but there was an error. Every time I install a ...