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How to get alerted when the dependency of a program is updated and the program needs to restart?

It just occurred to me that often when I upgrade software (through the usually repository apt-get means) I am upgrading software which another program has as one of its dependencies, and though I can ...
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Install multiple deb files while respecting their dependencies

To support offline installation of multiple .deb files, I'm using: sudo dpkg -i dependencies/*.deb I've noticed some packages fail using this method because of the order they installed For ...
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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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libtirpc1 have unmet dependencies

sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. sudo dpkg ...
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3 Broken Package that will not be removed; so that I can update Ubuntu 14.04

I have done sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. After that it gives me the following error message You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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Kdenlive gone from system, and won't re install?

I have posted this on the Kdenlive forum but been advised to try elsewhere as this seems to be an OS related issue, so here goes... I have been using Kdenlive happily for a while on Ubuntu ...
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Still can't install wine since Ubuntu 14.04

I have been reading countless questions regarding issues about Wine on 14.04, and despite all that, I still can't install/compile it on my machine. While you do have a lot of duplicate questions about ...
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fresh install, python-software-properties unmet dependencies

attention: This might be more a question for "gis.stackexchange" but it is Ubuntu-related Geonode 2.0 is available for Ubuntu 12.04 but not for Ubuntu 14.04. According to the docs it should be ...
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“Depends: ___ but ___-saucy is to be installed” type broken dependencies after Trusty upgrade

The installer threw an error near the end of the 14.04 Trusty upgrade. unity-control-center is not installed and upon trying to install it I now have a chain of broken dependencies which, after going ...
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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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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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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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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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Error on installation of apache2 and php5

This error occurs when I install the apache2 & php5 around the time that libapace2-mod-php5 is installed: root@ubuntuServerASC:/home/asc# apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 Reading package ...
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What does the aptitude `why` and `why-not` mean?

From the manuals: The command why finds a dependency chain that installs the package named on the command line, as above. Note that the dependency that aptitude produced in this case is only a ...
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Error:dependency is not satisfiable

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I don't know so much about this system. So, when I tried to install a game (Lonely Survivor) I got this error: "Error: dependency is not satisfiable: ...
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Apt-get install -f and apt-get autoremove error

I've tried to install new software on Ubuntu and it told me to use that command apt-get install -f, but I get back an error message and I have no idea how to fix it. After that, I tried to use ...
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Open365 not working with Ubuntu Mate 16.04

Installer cannot install dependency libqt4-core
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apt-get install not install dependencies

I faced a really weird issue recently in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Here are the steps: I have a deb package called test.deb which has dependency on xorg-dev Then I tried to install this deb package by sudo ...
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Unmet dependency issue after failed Skype install

I'm pretty new to linux/ubuntu so I have no idea what is going on. I tried searching some of the errors I'm having online, and I tend to see similar information that hasn't helped. I figure I should ...
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Wine on Ubuntu 15.10

I have updated my OS from 14.04 to 15.10 (Both AMD64). In the past, wine installs without any problem on 14.04 machines, but this time there are problems. I tried to install wine(Microsoft Windows ...
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Unable to install default ubuntu desktop

I tried KDE environment for ubuntu 14.04, which ran horribly in my laptop, especially with all those messed up eclipse shortcuts . To fix that I tried uninstalling it, but it didn't work. Also messed ...
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dpkg dependency problems due to different installed versions

Can someone help me to solve this problem? Below is the output when performing sudo dpkg --configure -a Output: sudo dpkg --configure -a dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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Trying to install mtrack, but get unmet dependencies

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Macbook Air (late 2015). I want to fix the horrendous touchpad configuration that comes by default. So I searched and found that mtrack does that. So I tried ...
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unmet dependency and debconf: Problem setting up the database defined by stanza 3 of /etc/debconf.conf

everyone! I've been searching for a solution to this problem for weeks now, but nothing I've tried has worked. I am running a ARM version of Ubuntu 14.04 Server on an Odroid XU4. I'm not doing much ...
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unmet dependencies while installing ns-allinone2.29.2 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm installing ns2-allinone-2.29.2 (not the latest, I needed this to test st) on Ubuntu 14.04 and got the above problem. Even though the dependencies are installed it cannot recognize it. Please help! ...
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unmet dependencies for uuid-dev

I tried apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, apt-get install -f but still cannot get past this dependency. I am running 14.04. How do I get rid of this so I can install uuid-dev. $ sudo apt-get ...
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Any suggestions on installing the haskell-platform or stack in ubuntu?

I tried to install haskell-platform and I am getting the following unmet dependencies. Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Some packages could not be ...
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Error loading libQt3Support.so.4

I am trying to install this software called Vlab. Its a Plant modelling software. I am following their instruction to install their software. After that if i run the command vlab-splash which ...
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Unable to fix unmet dependencies ubuntu server

i am not able to install some packages, i got this error, i already tried all clean and -f options with apt-get. also tried this Unable to fix unmet dependencies but it did not work for me. Running ...
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How do I resolve dependency issues when installing Emgu CV on Ubuntu 15.10?

I need to install Emgu CV, a .NET wrapper for OpenCV, for my robotics programming class at the instructor's request. The documentation for this software indicates that it is cross-platform and can be ...
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Unmet Dependencies: libapache2-mod-passenger

I need to insatll libapache2-mod-passenger on apache2.4 root@server:~# apt-get install libapache2-mod-passenger Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...... The following ...
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Installing KDE alongside Unity

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and i would like to install Plasma 5.4.I did the following steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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Package gvfs-common is not configured yet?

I am having trouble getting into Synaptic Package Manager. When I run sudo dpkg --configure -a as it suggests I get: dpkg: error processing package gvfs-common (--configure): package is in a very ...
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Cannot install bomi (CMPlayer) on Ubuntu 15.10

I was a fan of bomi player on ubuntu, but cannot install it on the latest version, anybody got a solution? usr@host: ~$ sudo apt-get install bomi [sudo] password for usr: Reading package lists... ...
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While resolving dependency: node-clean-css encountered following error

While resolving "dependency not satisfiable:node-clean-css" I was executing following set of commands: sudo apt-get install nodejs sudo apt-get install npm sudo npm install -g less sudo npm install ...
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libldap & dpkg errors

I seem to have a problem with my install after removing Wine 1.8: [installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% ...
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gvfs-backends unmet dependency

I by mistake un-installed ubuntu software center and gvf packages, when i am trying to install gvf packages i get this error. I ran sudo apt-get install gvfs-backends Reading package lists... Done ...
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Dependency problem 15.10 (wily)

I am getting following output when I do: sudo apt-get install vlc also I get similar type of message when I do: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser I just freshly installed ubuntu 15.10. I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 The installation or removal of a software package failed

I'm using ubuntu 15.10 and when I try to install application from software center after installation I got this error.when I click Ok I can see that application on my pc but I can't open it.Help me ...
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“Error: BrokenCount > 0” after upgrading packages

After just running: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Obviously running the update one first, I got this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when trying to install gimp in Ubuntu software center

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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apt-get upgrade fail for Unmet dependencies after gcc compile

On my headless Ubuntu 14.04.3, I need to use the last release of gcc compiler (version 5.2.0), so I recompiled locally gcc downloading source an doing a checkinstall ( thanks to helpfull answer here: ...
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Octave 4.0.0 Package dependencies cannot be resolved

trying to install GNU Octave on Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried following the solution in this almost identical question and ran the command sudo apt-get build-dep octave , but I still get the same list of ...
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Package dependency problems after upgrading 14.04 -> 15.04 with do-release-upgrade

I tried to upgrade from x64 Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 with "do-release-upgrade". This left me with 8 broken packages, including grub, initscripts, upstart. The same error messages goes for all of them: ...