Questions concerning software and package dependencies.

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Dependency is not satisfiable: libprotobuf8

I get the error while installing a package (.deb) : ratatouille_0.1.1-1_i386.deb (156.8 KiB) from here: ...
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Install x32 software on x64 system

I recently install Ubuntu x64 on my laptop and i am trying install wine from terminal : sudo apt-get install wine and the result is : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when trying to install gimp in Ubuntu software center

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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Why are there so many 32-bit dependencies for Skype?

When installing Skype, whether it's by running (after enabling the partner repository): sudo apt-get install skype Or installing it from the .deb file that you get from the Skype website. I always ...
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Problems with kde plasma dependencies

I wanted to try kde but when I installed it I got a few errors. I didn't think much of these and loaded up kde, and all I had was a cursor and a black screen. So I try'ed to uninstall it and it threw ...
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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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Cannot install Wine (held broken packages)

I 'm trying to install Wine on my Ubuntu system, but cannot complete the installation. I have read countless other Q & A but none of them seems to fix my problem. When I try to install it with ...
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Please advice how to get rid of unmet dependency issue

I faced the problem of installing the software. It was stated something about unmet depedencies with the bitdefender-scanner:i386 package (its antivirus that I was trying to install the day before but ...
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Does Installing Guacamole on ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS via a gui Application Manager resolve the dependencies?

I am trying to install guacamole (HTML5 RDP proxy) and I read in the documentation that it depends on other packages However when I use the GUI or apt-get install I do not see any of those ...
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When creating a deb package, can I have it depend on a file instead of on a package

I'm building a deb file to deploy to a machine that may have a dependency satisfied by a non-deb deployment. I want to have my package depend on the existence of a file rather than a specific (or ...
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dependency problems, when updating

I have got a problem with dependencies and do now regret, that I have installed Ubuntu in german... Hope someone is able to help me anyway: Every time I try to update something I get several ...
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Problem installing elementary desktop on Ubuntu

I was trying to install elementary desktop on Ubuntu but I get the following error: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libecore-dev: libecore-dev depends on libglib2.0-dev; however: ...
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Can't install openastro in ubuntu 14.04

Having trouble with installing openastro in my pc. $ sudo apt-get install openastro.org [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Having trouble installing i-nex

This is what happens when i try install it. fraser@fraser-All-Series:~$ sudo apt-get install i-nex [sudo] password for fraser: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Why does package size during installation differs from package size reported during removal?

Let me detail what I try to ask. When I use sudo apk-get install blablabla I get the output After this operation, 39.6 MB of additional disk space will be used. but when I execute sudo ...
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Unmet dependencies with python3

My server is currently running Ubuntu Server 15.10. Yesterday I tried installing Gnome GUI with the command sudo apt-get install xorg gnome-core gnome-system-tools gnome-app-install Now whenever I ...
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I get the message “The package system is broken” [duplicate]

I get the message "The package system is broken" with the following message: What should do i now?
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I-Nex (trouble installing) [duplicate]

I cant install i-nex for some reseaon?!?!? Help please. The following packages have unmet dependencies: i-nex : Depends: gambas3-runtime (>= 3.5.0) but it is not going to be installed ...
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mpich2 installation error [duplicate]

i'm actually having a problem while installing mpich2. i'm using latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on 64 bit computer.i followed the steps in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MpichCluster and ...
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Installing kubuntu-desktop on 15.10 Fails and Breaks APT

I'm not using a PPA for KDE, just the stock version. I tried installing kubuntu-desktop and it failed with the following: Unpacking kde-config-telepathy-accounts (4:15.08.2-0ubuntu1) ... dpkg: error ...
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Cannot wipe and replace my distro - 14.04

Recently, I tried to download Libre Office. In the process, my laptop shut down. I am not able to free up boot space from this corrupted file, and cannot even wipe and replace. When running "sudo ...
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Missing system settings and apt-get gives package dependencies not resolved error

Whenever I was trying to install a third party software like OpenJDK,sudo apt-get gave package dependencies not resolved error. So by reading one of the answers on askUbuntu I tried aptitude package ...
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Unable to remove 'Unmet dependencies' in ubuntu precise

I am neither able to install nor remove any package through apt or dpkg. I don't have aptitude installed. Here are unmet dependecies on my ubuntu version - 12.04 precise: The following packages have ...
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Whatever I try to install on ubuntu using GUI or Terminal i get this error

ali@ali-SVS1511BFXB:~$ sudo apt-get install git [sudo] password for ali: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done git is already the newest ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved in Texas hold'em game

I am trying to install Texas hold'em game from ubuntu software center, but I get a message like this: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional ...
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How to deinstall gcc-5-base

I have somehow installed gcc-5-base and now I am unable to deinstall it: sudo apt-get remove gcc-5-base Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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dpkg error processing-dependency problems

When an application installs on Ubuntu 15.10 64bit using dpkg, dependency errors occurred. The application needs libboost-thread1.54.0 but it is not installed. However libboost-thread1.58.0 is ...
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Package operation repair failed? [closed]

I don't understand what's happening, but I have a strange problem with the install of CodeBlocks under Ubuntu 15.10: On the Software center: New software can't be installed, because there is a ...
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Dependency Power off Failure HELP

Earlier today I fried my battery while in game on ubuntu 15.10. The power just cut. The battery was totaled. The computer acted funny for the rest of the day. Slow start ups, and sometimes to power ...
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Did the upgrade leave dependency problems?

I am upgrading to Wily atm and I noticed a lot of dependency problems, but removing anyway as you requested:. This doesn't sound too good, but as mentioned on this comment, I would assume that if a ...
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'error: BrokenCount>0'

it says this on the bottom right of my computer, its says ''this usually means that you installed packages that have unmet dependecies.'' I did Run df -i in terminal and it gave me this : udev ...
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/dev/sda1 full and unmet dependencies error

I am running Ubuntu server on a virtual machine (Oracle VM VirtualBox) and just tried installing unzip by running sudo apt-get install unzip, which resulted in the following error: Reading package ...
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How to fix Steams unresolved/conflicting dependicies in Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS?

I understand that there are many threads all posting about this similar issue. They each have different resolutions, and each problem is slightly different, but all seem to revolve around library ...
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difficulty installing vlc on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you ...
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python-dev unmet dependencies

I have an problem with installing python-dev / python2.7-dev: root@levinus:~# sudo apt-get install python2.7-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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libboost-dev cannot install due to circular dependency

Installing libboost-dev on Ubuntu 12.04: System is offline due to unchangeable circumstances, so I have to download libraries and install manually using 'dpkg'. Ubuntu package repository shows that ...
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Installing dependencies from DEBs in current directory

When building a DEB from source, I can use gdebi to install the resulting DEB file and also the relevant dependencies from the regular repositories. But sometimes, the dependencies come from other ...
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how can we fix a broken dist-upgrade?

Yesterday i tried to do a dist-upgrade to 15.10, and it got broken. The fact is that the hard disk had no much free disk space (around 650mb), and the upgrades are over 1500mb. Upgrade manager ...
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dpkg: error processing package, Could not install any package

I am new to Ubuntu. And I am using 14.04. Whenever i try to install any software i get an error with dpkg. After browsing for some time, i get some commands to try out. Nothing really helped. The ...
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Codeblocks installation

I have tried to install codeblocks following the instructions on: http://wiki.codeblocks.org/index.php/Installing_Code::Blocks_nightly_build_on_Ubuntu but finally did something wrong. ...
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GNU Data Language

I want to install GNU Data Language(GDL) on Ubuntu 14.04. Can anyone please tell me how to install it and whether I need to download any other software to fulfil all dependencies?
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Not able to install VLC and other programs due to strange dependency problems [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4+git20150226+r54594+19+11~ubuntu14.04.1) but it is not going to be installed Depends: libsdl-image1.2 (>= ...
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apt-get upgrade fail for Unmet dependencies after gcc compile

On my headless Ubuntu 14.04.3, I need to use the last release of gcc compiler (version 5.2.0), so I recompiled locally gcc downloading source an doing a checkinstall ( thanks to helpfull answer here: ...
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pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I was trying to get Ark Survival Evolved running on my ubnutu server 12.0.4 (ark.gamepedia.com/Dedicated_Server_Setup) I changed a few settings. Add the following lines to /etc/apt/sources.list: # ...
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Radio Tray will not install or open

I'm affected with exactly this problem; mentions 14.04 https://bitbucket.org/carlmig/radio-tray/issues/218/dependency-is-not-satisfiable-python. Not sure where to turn next. Purged reinstalled ...
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npm failure on 14.04 even after clean purge/reinstall: module dependency failure(s)

npm is not working for me: nodejs -v v0.10.40 node -v v0.10.40 npm -v module.js:340 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find module 'are-we-there-yet' at ...
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package have unmet dependencies

While I was trying to install grub-customizer I got the following error in Terminal: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to ...
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Impossible to install ia libs 32 on 64 bits ubuntu

I installed ubuntu some days ago (15.04 64bits), I'm new on it. I installed bumblebee and now that I try to install Wine, Steam or Skype I always get this error. I've tried some solutions posted on ...
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Unmet Dependencies - libreoffice

well, after reading countless questions like this and trying almost every given solution - i'm finally giving up and ask myself. I can't install/update anything because of unmet dependencies - most ...
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Can't install steam on ubuntu 14, 64 bit

I just replaced my old win vista today with Ubuntu, a fresh install. I went to install steam, and it gave me this error. Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, ...