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

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libapt-inst1.4:i386 fais to install

Today I was notifed of updates, some of them being libapt. So I press "Install Updates", and I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libapt-inst1.4:i386: Depends: ...
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After updating the system to 14.04, an application fails due to lack of libpng15. How do i obtain it?

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.04, one of applications (the "King Arthur's Gold" indie game) would fail due to lack of libpng15 in the system. The error message is: [13:47:13] PNG warning: ...
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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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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declaring dependencies in upstart

It seems as if the accepted way to specify a dependency of service A on service B in upstart is to work in the reverse dependency direction: give service B a start on starting A stanza. I'd like to ...
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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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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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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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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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Upgrade conflicts with some packages, in particular - Violetland

Ubuntu 12.04's last upgrade deleted game "Violetland". When I tried to (re)install it, it wants two older packages The following packages have unmet dependencies: violetland : Depends: ...
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Cannot install Openssh-server or client

When I go to install, I get this error: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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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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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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“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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libnm-glib4:386 with amd64

I have ubuntu 13.10 amd64 and I use libnm-glib4 but I also need i386 version of this lib. But amd64 version conflicts with i386 so I can't install it: sudo aptitude install libnm-glib4:i386 The ...
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dpkg Unmet dependency linux-image-generic 13.10

I've upgraded a few of my boxes to 13.10 and have started to see the following error on them when running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade: Setting up linux-image-3.11.0-13-generic (3.11.0-13.20) ...
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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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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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/boot 100% and can't purge

running Ubuntu 12.04 LS and it tells me that it can't complete install on linux-image-3.5.39 because of dependencies. running 'apt-get -f install' doesn't do anything. How can I remove anything from ...
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Trouble with apt-get, libc6, and locales: Can't upgrade/install anything

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit I'm in a bit of a serious bind here. I was trying to get my webcam working, so I installed gstreamer and then was installing cheese to test it. But in doing so, something ...
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unmet dependencies, linux-server depends: linux-headers-server, but boot is full

Hello I have an problem with unmet dependencies, but I cant fix it. $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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Error while installing cacti

I tried installing cacti with sudo apt-get install cacti. It displays an error message at the end Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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quickly dependecies problem

I use quickly to develop an app. The thing is I wanted to use a library called BeautifulSoup which is found in Universe repository, under python-bs4 library. So I did a quickly configure ...
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Dependency probs at configuration, linux-generic ubuntu 12.04

After today's update which ran with the following message (sorry its in German): dpkg: Abhängigkeitsprobleme verhindern Konfiguration von linux-generic: linux-generic hängt ab von ...
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My package system is broken. Changing folder name fixed it (libjack)

Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command in a Terminal: apt-get install -f apt-get ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems after `do-release-upgrade`

I recently performed do-release-upgrade, and it appears to have broken some of my packages. I can't properly apt-get autoremove or apt-get upgrade any more. $ sudo apt-get install -f ... Errors ...
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Errors while processing jackey-common and jockey-gtk

I did a sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade and keep getting this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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Package dependencies errors?

I have some problems with Lubuntu. When I tried sudo apt-get update: Fetched 1,222 kB in 7s (171 kB/s) ...
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Unable to install libc6 specific dependencies

I am unable to install libc6 specific dependencies in Ubuntu 11.10. sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting ...
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Unmet Dependency Problem flightgear

I was trying to install Flightgear 2.10 using Playdeb repository. All but the fgfs base file installed correctly. This was the out put I got when I tried to install the fgfs-base The following ...
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How to organise my files?

For my work I need to write a lot of small programs that read some date from some files and generate other files that are read by other programs and so on. Very quickly the structure becomes so ...
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cannot install libgtk2.0-dev

I upgraded my Ubuntu from oneiric to precise by accident. Recently I want to learn gtk/gnome programming, so I'm going to install libgtk2.0-dev. I got an error The following packages have unmet ...
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Firefox dependencies problem on 12.10

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 today and now am getting the following error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Trouble booting Ubuntu 12.10 after upgrade

At first, I got this message: "The disk drive for / is not ready yet or not present" I typed 'M' to run manual recovery in shell. Next, I tried chroot / mount -n -o remount,defaults /dev/sda1 / ...
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'Error: BrokenCount >0'. I have tried many commands but it still doesn't work

I tried this solution and it didn't work : Getting the error Error:BrokenCount>0 after installing the packages I've tried this : sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/*-vf and I get : rm: cannot ...
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Checking for dependencies when creating a .deb

I'm working my way through the documentation on how to build a .deb package and I've hit something of a snag. When I need to spell out the dependencies for the package (dillo right now, just for a ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies installing Noise on 14.04?

I'm trying to install Noise on my Ubuntu 14.04. I ran: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily and $ sudo apt-get update and received the following error: The following packages ...
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Dependency problems with initramfs-tools please help I'm new at this and lost

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 no GUI, I'm been using just a terminal for the entire time I've had this server installed. I did install webmin. Webmin wanted me to do some updates and while in the ...
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Broken packages and unmet dependencies installing htk

I'm trying to install HTK 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit machine. The ./configure command executes without any errors, but when I try to build using the make all command, it shows the following error: ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems

My ubuntu 12.4 box has been off for 10 days. Upon returning to it I have found that there's no sound and steam games (for linux) won't start. There is a dependancy problem. I'm guessing is causing ...
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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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How to use APTonCD making certain there would be no broken packages when restoring/installing applications?

Below are the questions regarding backing up my installed application packages using APTonCD. With all the desired packages and their dependencies auto-selected, can I be certain that there won't be ...
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How to install dependencies without upgrading existing packages

I am installing some custom built packages using dpkg -i and want a command to automatically install the dependencies. I tried apt-get -f install which installs any unmet dependencies. But it also ...
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cannot install anything new

When I type sudo apt-get install gnome-shell archit@archit-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for archit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Unmet package dependencies after unfinished upgrade

since one week I am trying to solve this problem but no success. After a restart during a dist-upgrade, I got the "unmet dependencies ..." error. This the result of sudo apt-get install maas (does ...
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Can I use gdebi for mutiple packages or any alternative?

I installs packages by dpkg -i *.deb but it can not install missing dependencies and errors if any dependencies not satisfied. So, we have to run apt-get -f install after dpkg -i *.deb for fixing ...
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dependency problems running apt-get -f install on Ubuntu

ON MY UBUNTU RACKSPACE SERVER UNAME -A # uname -a Linux myserver.com 3.2.0-24-virtual #39-Ubuntu SMP Mon May 21 18:44:18 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux APT-GET -F INSTALL /home# apt-get ...