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

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Why does apt-get install Skype easily while aptitude complains about MAJOR dependency errors?

I was trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 13.04, from the Canonical repositories. With apt-get it worked easily, while aptitude had a huge problem with dependencies and proposed a complicated solution. ...
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I'm having dependency problems with wine and multiarch on 12.04x64. I need a solution

EDIT 3: See bottom, for TL;DR-ish version. I want to install wine1.5, from the ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa repository. Fair enough right? (I'm running 12.04 x64 and a custom kernel.) I added their ...
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Kolab groupware(Mail Server) fails to install because of dependency problems

I need some help. I'm trying to setup a kolab sever to be used by computer science students at my college, starting this fall. I had a bit of some trouble setting up ldap, bur after some experimenting ...
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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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Ignoring specific unmet dependencies with aptitude?

This is my situation: I've installed a program called ipe "forcably" through a deb package; the reason for this is that ipe depends on texlive-latex-base, however, I already maintain a separate ...
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Bugged software center catalog - dep paradox

I had not installing any packages recently, but when i launched Software center, I saw a message: "Item cannot be installed or removed..." /i am translating dumps from foreign language, so it might ...
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Unmet dependencies/ Broken packages

I am trying to install the necessary plug-ins to play a video but I always get the "broken packages" message. After searching on Ask Ubuntu I've already performed the sudo apt-get autoclean and sudo ...
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How are a Debian package's dependencies handled when it requires “package A or package B” for dependencies?

In Ubuntu 12.04 (and Debian and the other Ubuntu versions), the nginx meta-package has dependencies listed on nginx-full or nginx-light. What is the rule of which of those dependencies the system ...
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Running Binding of Isaac on 64-bit?

This is a re-post of a question I've put here to no avail. I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, but my knowledge is limited. Please bear with me! :) This issue revolves around the recent ...
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Problem in upgrading : linux-header package 3.2.0.56 generic -pae : unmet dependencies

I tried upgrading multiple times , tried removing dependecies and also tried removing old kernels but it keeps on crashing saying no space in disk. I keep checking it says I have 1.1 GB free but it ...
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dpkg says adobe-flashplugin not installed

I've tried installing adobe-flash-properties-gtk using dpkg. It says the dependency adobe-flashplugin is missing. Despite having Adobe Flash working properly, dpkg -l | grep flash only returns ...
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Unmet dependencies -linux-headers-3.5.0-41

When I go in the Ubuntu Software Center, I get a message saying "Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired." I try to repair it from there but nothing happens. Then, ...
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Package-dependencies depend other packages

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a few days ago. So I want to install some programs. But this apt-get is driving me crazy! When I want to install a package, doesn't matter which one, it always reads that ...
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error in installation of xournal

root@bt:~# sudo apt-get install xournal Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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Install WINE on Xubuntu 13.10

I don't succeed in installing WINE on Xubuntu 13.10 : Package dependencies cannot be resolved wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but 1.16.12ubuntu1 is to be installed Depends: ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 (>= ...
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Broken Dependency 12.04-12.10 (linux-image-3.8.0-27-generic)

I need some help on how to fix this problem. I ran the following. wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ sudo apt-get update Fetched 674 kB in 4s (141 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done wbmc@wbmc-ThinkPad-R51:~$ ...
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Unmet dependencies in Rhythmbox

I've been having problems with Rhythmbox, so I decided to uninstall and reinstall to see if it will work. I keep getting an error message during the installation that says Some packages could not be ...
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How do I find missing dependencies for cinepaint 1.0-4 Ubuntu 13.04

I am a photojournalist/digital photo artist and I am getting into video editing projects I have used GIMP for my photo editing for years... I've been doing some research on other alternatives which ...
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packages have been unpacked but not yet configured

I am stuck with this weired issue. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Sudo dpkg --audit Output is The following packages have been unpacked but not yet configured. They must be configured using dpkg ...
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Can't install wine

I've tried over and over, and over nothing seems to work. I always get this when I try to install Wine: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) ...
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I can't remove a malformed line from my sources.list.d?

I tried to follow a poorly explained tutorial on how to install the Opera browser from the terminal. After this failed, I have not been able to get to the Software Center or the Software Updater. I ...
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How to resolve dependency conflict (perl conflicts with libxml-sax-perl)?

I am trying to install a package called libxml-simple-perl, but it depends on libxml-sax-perl, I have installed other dependencies without issues, but this one below is giving me a lot of trouble, and ...
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12.04 64-bit how to solve, pcscd : Depends: libccid (>= 1.4.1~) but it is not going to be installed or pcsc-ifd-handler?

I need to install a package but its failing in 12.04 64 -bit. root@sun-To-be-filled-by-O-E-M:/var/tmp# apt-get install pcscd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Cannot install GTK+3.6.4

When trying to run the ./configure for gtk+-3.6.4 I get the following: Requested 'glib-2.0 >= 2.35.3' but version of GLib is 2.34.0 Requested 'atk >= 2.7.5' but version of Atk is 2.4.0 ...
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Ubuntu Server Manager Installation Fails on 13.04 - Why

Installation of Server Manager Utility on 13.04 fails. Have tried many combination of loading packages to fix. Dependency Problems prevent configuration of ubuntu-server. Denpendency on on ...
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How do I not resolve unmet dependencies?

I followed the answer to How do I install gedit without Zeitgeist? and installed gedit without zeitgeist (in fact, zeitgeist is completely removed). gedit runs happily without zeitgeist. Now I can't ...
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Dependency problem 2

Hello I'm Kiran I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and is pretty nice but my problem is that i don't have any internet connection and I'm using Ubuntu on my desktop I want to use wine,MS OFFICE, Turbo C++, Dos ...
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How to fix update-manager error “The package system is broken”

I am getting the following error with update-manager: The package system is broken Check if your are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of ...
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Package dependency problems with wine

I am running Ubuntu and trying to install Wine. When I run sudo apt-get install wine, it gives the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.4 but it is ...
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Software center is broken and can not be repaired or reinstalled

When I open the software center, I am told that I can not use it, for it is broken, and needs to be repaired. First I try to do this automatically, as I was offered. I enter a root password, and then ...
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Downgrading a package and dependencies

I want to downgrade libcairo2 to the version from Precise (I'm running Quantal). I've added the precise source to my sources.list and can do 'apt-get install libcairo2=', but it's going to remove some ...
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Cannot installs Gnome in 12.10

when I try to install gnome DE, i get dependency issues. the command apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-gnome-default-settings gives the error message - ~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Packaging a header library, header dependencies

When packaging a library A that contains of headers (similar to boost), those headers may have include statements to another header library B in them. Consequently, when building an application with ...
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Installing from Local Dependencies?

I have a folder with all dependencies needed for my program (gimp) in a folder. I don't have internet connection on that System. How can i install Gimp Dependencies from that Folder. Note: All ...
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apt-get install fails due to dependency issues but apt-get -f install won't fix it

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and was about to manually install Rawstudio with the packages from SourceForge repo, but I've been stuck with dependency issues and I am short on apt command lines to ...
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How to enable packages from older ubuntu releases?

There's a time I'm wanting to enable MSN with empathy (as you can see on my other question Did Empathy lose support to Windows Live in 12.04?) but I always get problems with dependencies while ...
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How to remove dependency problem?

I'm trying to install offline g++ software on Ubuntu 14.04: $ sudo dpkg -i g++-4.4.4_4.4.3-4ubuntu5.1_i386.deb [sudo] password for ecil: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Tons of problems a new user is encountering

I've borrowed this laptop from a friend. I wanted to install AdBlock to boost performance. First weird thing was that even though I was on Chrome, Chrome suggested me installing him? So I tried to ...