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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Building debian package - How do dependencies work?

I'm in the process of building a debian package. The goal is to package up a directory into a .deb that will have 2 dependencies that are other packages I created. When installing the .deb package, ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 dependency issues when attempting update [duplicate]

I'm having issues updating packages on an Ubuntu Server instance running 12.04. When running apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Cannot install libglade2-ruby dependency for Grism

Hey Guys I'm trying to install Grism. I've followed installation steps from http://www.grism.org/install.html, which are fairly simple, just need to install dependencies and than install the deb ...
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apt tells me I have “held broken packages”: please help me reinstall skype [duplicate]

Ubuntu version: up to date 12.04 I recently uninstalled Skype so that I could reinstall the most recent version; I was getting the "packages held back" message whenever I updated the software on my ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” problem when trying apt-get install

Anytime I try to install python packages using the command: sudo apt-get install python-package I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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libetpan15 not installable when trying to install Cairo dock

When adding Cairo dock to Ubuntu 12.04, i get this message telling me i need a dependency. What do i do now to proceed with the install? The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Cannot install Crossover

I can't install crossover from the package, ".deb". Here is a screenshoot of it : Here is what I got when I was trying to install with terminal: `young@jianyue:~$ cd /home/young/Desktop ...
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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12.04 upgrade hosed my system

I wish I could be more specific. I installed the upgrade from the update manager and after the computer rebooted, I found I could not run a lot of programs. I tried running them from the command ...
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Unable to install Evolution on Xubuntu 12.04

I had evolution 3.2.3 working on Xubuntu 12.04. But then I was tempted to upgrade my evolution to the latest and greatest so I did a bit of searching and added the following command: sudo ...
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Software center crashes; fieldrunners need to be reinstalled; can't find achive

Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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All special dependencies are lost when I do “quickly share” or “quickly package” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does 'quickly package' fail with “An error has occurred when creating debian packaging”? I am developing an app using Quickly and it has a few ...
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Packages have unmet dependencies, why? [closed]

I get this error while trying to install a package as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:v-launchpad-jochen-sprickerhof-de/pcl sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libpcl-all The first two ...
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Identifying and Downloading Dependency for an Offline PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? My pc have no internet connection. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition. I always download the package from another pc having net ...
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Error while upgrading to 10.10

I tried to upgrade 10.04 to 10.10 and got an error: 'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend x11-common for x11-xkb-utils, probably a dependency cycle.'. Can I fix this and finalize the upgrade?
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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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Error: brokencount > 0

I am getting the following error in the top menu bar: An error occurred. Please run the Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message ...
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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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unable to install gnome

Hey! I have ubuntu server 10.10. I am trying to install gui. I have installed these packages: xserver-xorg xinit I tried installing gnome but I always get this error: The following packages have ...
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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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“FreeType NOTFOUND” error when trying to build Okular from source

I am trying to build Okular from source. I checked out commit 8ab768 from Tue Jul 10 17:45:23 2012 +0100. However, FreeType seems to be missing in some path variable. Here is the output from cmake. $ ...
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Unable to install libssl1.0.0:i386 due to “unmet dependencies”?

I have read and followed the advice in this question to no avail. I am attempting to install libssl1.0.0:i386 on my 14.04 box (amd64), but when I try to do this via APT, I receive the following error ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable error

I am a new user to Ubuntu and seeking for help on installing a mod for Nautilus. I am running 12.04 on 32 bit machine. I do not know hot to compile all these files or what I am doing wrong. I ...
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Valgrind - problem with held broken packages

When I try to install Valgrind with sudo apt-get install valgrind, I get error: valgrind : Depends: libc6-dbg but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken ...
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unmet dependencies linux-server depend on linux-image-server

on my Ubuntu server 12.04.2, LVM partition, I have this problem when I run apt-get -f install : apt-get-f install Reading package lists ... done Building dependency tree Reading state information ... ...
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How to get rid of unwanted software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to completely remove an application? Is it possible to undo an apt-get install command? Most of the time when I want to try a new program, the ...
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Why can I not install the 'gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2' package?

When I try to install gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2, I get the following errors : agmenor@ultimeextensaub:~$ sudo apt-get install gir1.2-gwibber-gtk-0.2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Update Manager offers update for ibus-hangul & nabi packages but they can't be installed

Update Manager offers update for ibus-hangul & nabi packages but they can't be installed (i can't check their checkboxes). Why? What unmet dependencies they have and how i can met them? Thank ...
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Problem with installing GNOME Shell: unmet dependencies

When I tried to install GNOME Shell (using Ubuntu Software Center) this error showed up. The message says: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies caused by a conflict between Open Office and LibreOffice? Software Update is broken and will not update [duplicate]

I recently uninstalled LibreOffice to install OpenOffice and experienced no problems in using Open Office. Later, I installed a file preview software known as Sushi. When trying to view .odp files, ...
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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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Cannot install PHP CURL, php5-common discrepency

When every I try to install php5-curl, php5-common, php5 I always get following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-curl : Depends: php5-common (= 5.3.10-1ubuntu3) but ...
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apt-get does not install dependencies

When i try to install the gnutls libraries (libgnutls26), and the generic linux kernel headers (linux-headers-generic), I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Role of dependencies while installing software??

What is the role of dependencies while installing any software?I was installing vlc player and it were closed by giving me error something like check dependency . What is to solution of this and how ...
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Why does LMMS depend on wine?

I was uninstalling wine, and I saw that it also uninstalled LMMS at the same time. Thinking it was just something weird that happened, I went and tried lmms - naturally, it didn't start, saying it was ...
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How to install Tv-maxe

I am having problems install TV-MAXE on one laptop the issue is that is asking for ubuntu 12.04 lts cd to be in /cdrom/. Apparently the issue are the files lirc and setserial that will not ...
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Ubuntu SDK does not install on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit?

Trying to install the ubuntu-sdk on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit using instructions at http://developer.ubuntu.com/get-started/gomobile/ and I get the following errors: Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolves [duplicate]

When I try to install Wine, PlayonLinux, and some other programs, I get the following message: At the terminal: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine : Depends: wine1.5 but it is not ...
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Video codec dependencies not met? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After trying to run a .M4A and a .MP4 (aren't they same thing?) I get a message saying I need to install extra codecs. When ...
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Cannot install some apps due to unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? After I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I am not able to get Skype, Picasa , Adobe flash player and such similar applications. When I try to ...
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How can we install all the necessary dependencies for a package so that we can build it?

well, after i installed freecad on my ubuntu 12.04 with the help of this blog i started asking about compiling and building from source. So, when we are trying to install a package some times the ...
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How do I install Geomatica?

I wanted to try the latest version(trial) of Geomatica, Geomatica 2012 on Ubuntu 11.10 beta. When I tried to run the bin file I got a whole list of dependencies. It also seems that it is a RPM ...
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Why would removing gnash also remove gnome-desktop-enviroment?

I've been having flash troubles with my firefox. someone from some place suggested trying gnash. It worked for a while but while it re-enabled flash player on youtube, it is still incompatible with ...
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Unity having “Damaged Packages” upon reinstall over Gnome 3

When I got Gnome installed over Unity, on login I couldn't chose to return to the standard Unity desktop. Every time I attempt the simple sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I get the error Some ...
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ffmpeg installation, kubuntu utopic unicorn

I haven't found any utopic unicorn ffmeg repositories, so I am trying to install it from https://launchpad.net/~jon-severinsson/+archive/ffmpeg by changing version from utopic to trusty in ...
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Dependencies | not able to install from Ubuntu Software Center | Ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to download and install programs (including vlc and unity tweak tool) from the Ubuntu Software Center. Every time i try to get them, there is a dependency error and i am completely lost ...
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Unable to install Inkscape on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Hi I am new to Linux Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to install Inkscape but it has shown following error(Dependencies as it says): inkscape: Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) but it is a virtual ...
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Resolve Unmet dependencies

vikiboy@BatCave:~$ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-openni-launch Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ros-indigo-openni-launch is already ...
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Error on installing downloaded Chrome .deb [duplicate]

I have downloaded Chrome on 14.04 as .deb package. Whenever I try to install it, it gives error "Dependency is not satisfiable".