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Can not install X11-Basic on Ubuntu 13.10

Trying to install X11-basic on Ubuntu 13.10 creates an error with following details: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading ...
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cannot install vlc media player [duplicate]

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created ...
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Can't install android tools (Ubuntu 12.04)

When I input the command line sudo apt-get install phablet-tools android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot the terminal gives me the following response: "Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Can't Install anything due to unmet dependencies Libre Office [duplicate]

I had libre office, but uninstalled it to install open office. It worked fine. Yesterday, as I was trying to install new software from ubuntu software center, it gave me an error message, first ...
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How to find top-level dependencies in a list of deb packages?

Suppose I have a list of packages: foo libfoo bar baz quux And suppose foo requires libfoo and bar, and baz requires quux. I want a way to put in that list, and get out this list: foo baz I.e. ...
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Unable to resolve missing qt4 dependecies after installing Armory and PPAs for Bitcoins

I've decided to make a wallet trough Armory so I can transfer Bitcoins to cold storage, so I went to install Armory. Now, Armory installed all well and good and than asked me to install PPAs, which I ...
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apt-get: you have held broken packages

Everything was working normally, but now libstdc++ seems to be broken. So I try to reinstall it. Things like: sudo apt-get remove stdc++ sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get -u ...
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apt-get install unmet debendencies [duplicate]

i am trying to install htop through apt-get install htop but i get following error Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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Installing generic headers without internet in ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install generic Linux headers without Internet by downloading them in .deb formats .. Based on the dependencies I installed one by one, then I encountered this .libc6:i386 depends on ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes during boot [duplicate]

I recently partitioned my hard drive to create an empty 43 GB drive on my Windows 7 64-bit Compaq Presario. After the partition was complete, I used the Windows Installer from the Ubuntu website ...
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Issues with dependencies when installing Geary [duplicate]

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and I'm trying to install Geary after adding the Yorba ppa. I'm getting the following returned every time with sudo apt-get install geary : [sudo] ...
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Unmet dependencies when installing libgtk2.0-dev

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I am trying to install libgtk2.0-dev, but I am getting the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies. libgtk2.0-dev : Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (= ...
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Error while installing packages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm encountering error in installing any package using apt-get. I've tried steps given in various forums, but couldn't resolve the error. For example, if I install kcachegrind, ...
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Skype unmet dependencies, can't install [duplicate]

I looked around a bit for some solutions first, but they didn't seem to work due to another issue. first of all, i freshly installed ubuntu 13.10 yesterday, did my updates and upgrades etc. so this ...
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Problem in Installation in OpenCV in Ubuntu 12.04

Note:- May be you thinks that this is duplicate one. But i(quiet newbie to ubuntu) gone through with many forum even i gone through with askubuntu with same question and tried lots of things but still ...
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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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ldap setup : unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have use the Ubuntu 12.04, when i try to setup LDAP in my system at that time getting dependencies error given below we have use the command in terminal sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils ...
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Unmet dependencies and broken packages

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on a 64-bit computer. When I try to install anything, the following happens: $ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs Leyendo lista de paquetes.0.. Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias ...
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Can't uninstall klibc-utils

I'm beginer of the linux and I have got the following problem on Ubuntu 12.04. When I'm trying to uninstall the klibc-utils, I get the following error. The following packages have unmet ...
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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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Cannot install Ubuntu SDK on Ubutu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have researched about this problem, and found nothing. I followed the instructions here, and everything seem to be fine but when I try to install the Ubuntu SDK I get this error: sudo apt-get ...
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Can't install rmagic due to the dependencies errors [duplicate]

I can't install rmagic due to the dependencies errors: $ sudo apt-get install libmagickwand-dev Reading package lists... Done //............... The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How can I downgrade packages without removing their dependants?

I have a number of mesa packages that I had upgraded to a PPA version, before purging the PPA so I could upgrade my system. The differences in the versions are minor (they are technically the same, ...
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How to remove acroread [duplicate]

After trying to install Acroread I did try to to remove it, with no success, the message follows. Please help me because the software center was disabled as the result sudo apt-get remove acroread ...
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“fatal error : / boost/tupple/tupple.hpp: No such file or directory” while trying to install Revkit

Error Screen In file included from /home/sushanttrivedi/Documents/revkit-1.3/dependencies/build/fmi-0.3/fmi/vars.cpp:1:0: ...
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Skype wrapper installation error

When I try to install skype-wrapper in Ubuntu 13.10 I get the next errors (I have tried install python-skype and skype4py) : sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to fix Libreoffice and Python3-uno

I cannot install any new packages because of python3-uno dependency problems. Apt-get said that python3-uno depends on libreoffice-core (=1:3.5.7-0ubuntu4) but 1:3.5.7-0ubuntu5 is to be installed. I ...
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Can't install ubuntu-sdk [duplicate]

I can't install ubuntu sdk: alexis@lola:~$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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I can't install wine 1.4 this comes up every time HELP! [duplicate]

sudo apt-get install wine1.4-common Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Dependency which is missing, however package not broken?

The context I wanted to audit my installed packages. I created a Python helper invoking dpkg-query, to create a packages database using Python dictionary and lists. The helper is smart enough to ...
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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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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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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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when i try to install any thing in ubuntu 12.04 i get this error

sudo apt-get install 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 ...
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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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The following packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I followed instruction at Build a Litecoin Mining Rig, then typed in the very first line and now I'm stuck. ubuntu@xubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates fglrx-amdcccle-updates ...
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Steam Package dependencies cannot be resolved [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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Unmet dependencies and huge amounts of errors, please help! [duplicate]

I try to do this: sudo apt-get -f install And then this happens: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The ...
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Completely mucked up everything trying to install gimp 2.8 [duplicate]

I recently tried installing gimp 2.8 and apparently I have a lot of broken packages. Not too geeky when it comes to terminals and such. Did a purge of gimp and then enter it. This comes up: ...
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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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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing codeblocks [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install codeblocks I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: codeblocks : Depends: codeblocks-common (= 12.11-3) but it is not going to be installed
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How do I get the latest software version without worrying about dependencies?

So I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and glabels 2.2.8. The only problem is that glabels 3.0+ have been available for a loooooong time now. I want to install glabels 3.0 just by downloading the deb and ...
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Unmet dependencies errors not resolved

I got errors while trying to install Openshot as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.developers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openshot openshot-doc I need help resolving ...
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error while installing tomcat6

I have installed eclipse 3.8 and want to configure tomcat6 as a web server but while installing it using command sudo apt-get install tomcat6 I am getting following error msg at the prompt : ...
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Dropbox Syncronization Problem

I am using 12.04 and tried Dropbox but faced the following problem.: irtaza@irtaza-OptiPlex-990:~$ sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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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appending apt-get source code to remove broken packages error

Can anyone help me append the source code of apt-get in such a way that the system never gives the unmet dependencies: broken packages error... I have been looking into the source code of ...
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Boost unmet dependencies

I heard it is easy to install libraries on ubuntu so i switched to ubuntu, i tried to install boost so i write: sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev and I get this: Reading package ...
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Wine won't install on fresh Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy on a Lenovo Thinkpad L512 laptop. When I try to install Wine I get the following error: root@gandalf:~# apt-get install wine Reading package ...
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How to remedy unmet dependencies error while downloading Steam?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a new Asus notebook computer (Ubuntu was pre-installed). I tried to download Steam from the software center and received the following error: Package dependencies ...