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

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Install Errors: “error processing linux-generic-pae” Plus, why is this editing Vista's config file on sda1?

So, I tried to install gimp and pinta image editors this afternoon and I encountered the following error message: installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package cli-common ...
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Depends on lib32gcc1 , libc6-i386 , can't install neither [duplicate]

I tried to install catalyst for my Radeon Graphics on 13.10 , but looks like everything went wrong . Now I can't install any software , and the software center says : The following packages have ...
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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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Cannot install libgtkmm-2.4-dev in Kubuntu 13.10 - unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install grub-customizer in Kubuntu 13.10. After a lot of fiddling, following various online advice, I got to the point where I needed to install libgtkmm-2.4-dev (which I know nothing ...
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Trouble installing VLC

Whenever I try to install VLC by terminal this shows up. ankit@ankit-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc [sudo] password for ankit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Problems with php-Server (Now: Broken Apache2) - “Unmet Dependencies" - Ubtuntu Server with Plesk

I have a Ubuntu Server with Plesk insalled. My Englisch and my "linux" ist not very great! Since a few Days my PHP doesn't work. If i load a php site my Browser download the php file instead of ...
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How to resolve Unmet dependencies error - In Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit server edition

I'm digging hard to find a solution to this problem for a couple of days in Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit server edition, kindly advice how to proceed further. sudo apt-get update => works fine sudo ...
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Help installing vmg magnifier program

I'm trying to install Virtual Magnifying Glass http://magnifier.sourceforge.net/ as it's the only program I can find that has a magnifier that follows the mouse with the actual magnification shown ...
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How do I to resolve unmet dependencies to uninstall and reinstall package

I have tried several askubuntu threads but yet to no avail none have all met qualifications. I installed allvideodownloader, and found a better version an earlier version; I downloaded from ...
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Can't install Ubuntu Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 32bit with Gnome 3.8 but am missing the Ubuntu Software Center. I tried to install it via terminal: $ sudo apt-get install software-center But that tells me that ...
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Kerio VPN client Broken Count >0

I've just installed this package: kerio-control-vpnclient-8.1.1-1212-p3-linux.deb using following command: sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture --force-depends ...
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Why does a Kubuntu install require libunity9? [duplicate]

I have Kubuntu 13.10 installed on my system. After apt-get update this morning, I was informed that The following packages will be upgraded: libgudev-1.0-0 libpam-systemd libsystemd-daemon0 ...
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What are dependencies? [duplicate]

Sometimes, when installing things, dependencies are missing... but what are they?
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codeblocks install failed. Dependency not resolved, libgcc1

I am trying to install Codeblocks using Ubuntu Software Center. I found it but when install, I get dependency not resolved. My system Ubuntu 12.04, 32-bit. codeblocks:depends:libgcc1(>=1:4.1.1) ...
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Dependency Problems while installing or updating software

I was trying to install Hadoop (single node pseudo cluster mode) on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.2). I tried various methods but couldn't get it to work. One of the ways I tried was to install CDH3 and CHD4 ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: lib32gcc1 in Google Chrome [duplicate]

I've tried to install Google Chrome for 32-bit .deb package. But it gave me the following errors: depends: lib32gcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1) but it is not installable depends: ...
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Can I run `apt-get purge --auto-remove`?

Is apt-get purge --auto-remove packagename a valid command? Or, does it have to be apt-get remove --purge --auto-remove packagename? The Ubuntu manpage for apt-get ...
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Cannot install icaclient due to problem with ia32-libs

Finally, Citrix released a new version and Ubuntu updated their guide HERE (apparently, it were the dependecy changes as we found out). It should work now kind of out of the box. I have a problem ...
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Unable to calculate upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10

I'm getting that error message when I try to upgrade. I've removed all ppa I do not need, next I've started looking into grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log but the list is huge and I do ...
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Google Chrome update won't install due to unmet dependencies

There was an update for Google Chrome today, and it wasn't installable due to unresolved dependencies. How can I correct this?
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After distr upgrade trying to install firefox or any other program

after distr upgrade from ubuntu server 10.10 to 12.10 i get error messages tryind to install firefox or any other program and when in terminal i am runnning: apt-get install firefox My output is: ...
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Installing Cinnamon 2 on Ubuntu 13.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04, from 12.04 (via 12.10) where I had been using Cinnamon 1.8. Post-upgrade I have tried unsuccessfully to re-install Cinnamon. I have tried: From the 13.04 ...
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sbuild multiarch: warning: can't parse dependency libogg0:i386

a question regarding multiarch. On my build server running Ubuntu 12.04.3 I try to build a package of a game with a precompiled i386 executable for ubuntu 13.10 (using a schroot). sbuild fails ...
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Dependency error installing curl? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble installing curl. I get this error: $ sudo apt-get install curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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error to install lightdm because of plymouth

When I use this command sudo apt-get update , the output is as follows: Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security Release.gpg Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg Hit ...
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Can I remove file-roller without removing ubuntu-desktop?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to remove file-roller (the built-in "Archive Manager" app) from my system as I now use ark (using Synaptic Package Manager), it asks me to also remove ...
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How to fix broken dependencies after removing Gnome 3?

I know the variants of this question has been asked in askubuntu and elsewhere on the internet, but the solutions proposed didn't work for me. This is what I get from dpkg --configure -a : dpkg: ...
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Cannot install skype. Unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have had repeated issues with installing skype, and have attempted installing other dependencies. However, this one issue persists. This same error message has been repeated over the past three ...
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Does `apt-get install` install dependencies of dependencies?

Does apt-get install install dependencies of dependencies? For example, considering package clamsmtp, among other dependencies it needs clamav-daemon, and clamav-daemon, among other dependencies, ...
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“Package 'build-essential' has no installation candidate” while installing build-essential [closed]

I have tried following command and it is showing me error: sudo apt-get install build-essential Results: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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dpkg and missing dependency problem

I downloaded an open source software from the Internet to emulate white board on my computer. The link is here: http://open-sankore.org/ The download was as .zip file with .deb file inside (which I ...
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Package system is broken(Primus)

stasik@stasik-TWH:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were ...
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Automatic security update fails by unmet dependency

Ubuntu 12.04 - Update manager failed to install security update of some headers. I have tried: sudo apt-get -f install which tries to get dependencies, but initially fails with: dpkg: error ...
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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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How to remove recommended and suggested dependencies of uninstalled packages?

I know of How to remove an uninstalled package's dependencies? and I tried apt-get autoremove but that does not remove dependencies that are recommended/suggested by other packages. That is, ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved help [duplicate]

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be ...
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Openjdk7 installation error (Broken packages) [duplicate]

Need your help to resolve the below error. # cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=10.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=lucid DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS" #apt-add-repository ...
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movie codec install errors

Trying to play clip downloaded from youtube and I keep getting this error when I try to install the required codec. Please help The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies related to Mesa/Wayland?

On my Ubuntu 13.04 machine, I used to have the Updated and Optimized Open Graphics Drivers PPA enabled and with a recent update it required Wayland as a dependency. This seems to have broken my ...
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How should I install jpeg62 for Synfig Studio?

I would like to install Synfig Studio 0.63 on a computer without an Internet connection. At installation, it says to install the "JPEG62" dependency. I have downloaded this but the Software Centre is ...
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dependency problem prevent upgrade

After falling into a root disk full issue due to the automatic updates installing new kernel with removing of old ones, I am now facing a dependency issue that prevent any upgrade of my system. the ...
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hgsubversion, mercurial (ppa): broken dependencies

I have installed mercurial from the PPA, then I wanted to install hgsubversion. That fails due to unmet dependencies. But they are met, as far as I understand. What am I missing here? jb@x60 ~ $ ...
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Cant install kdenlive on ubuntu 13.04

I had kdenlive working on my ubuntu 12.04, the only problem was that I couldn't hear the audio on the movies I edited. So I upgraded to ubuntu 13.04, and the same problem was. So I uninstalled ...
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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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Unable to update Ubuntu server due to unmet dependensies

When I am trying to install system update on my Ubuntu Server 13.04 AMD64 it returns the following message: Now updating apparmor .. Installing package(s) with command apt-get -y install apparmor .. ...
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How to get the urls of all the packages that an application depends on?

I want to install gnome-shell package without using apt by getting the dependent packages and building them myself so that I won't have to download them the next time I do a fresh install. I want a ...
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Unmet dependencies, error parsing file

I'm having trouble with apt-get. When I try to install something, it tells me, that some packages has unmet dependencies, and I should run apt-get -f install to correct them. When I do so, I get the ...
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Dependeny Problem with same version

We build a deb package with a dependency nodejs-0.6.12 but dpkg says: depends on nodejs (>=0.6.12) version of nodejs on system is 0.6.12~dfsg1-1ubuntu1 The dependency should be resolved. Why ...
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Installed wrong teamvierer package now I have unmet dependency problems, how to revert back?

Package management is broken after a mistaken attempt to install TeamViewer (I selected the wrong TeamViewer package from the TeamViewer web site). I have tried: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get ...
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Problem when installing Anki: unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install Anki SRS http://ankisrs.net/ on (freshly-installed) Ubuntu 13.04, but it isn't going swiftly: The following packages have unmet dependencies: anki: Depends: python (>= ...