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Unable to install qtbase5-dev dependencies

I am trying to compile KDevelop5 on my Ubuntu 14.04 x64, getting following error when I execute sudo apt-get build-dep qtbase5-dev command. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Remove a Package which has faulty dependencies/postinstall scripts

Assume I have a fresh new instalation of ubuntu. I decided (or I had) to install a package using apt-get. wget -q -O- http://apt.nuxeo.org/nuxeo.key | sudo apt-key add - Importing the key sudo ...
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Installation error during linux firmware installation [duplicate]

while trying to install linux firmware this error came up.: After this operation, 8,249 kB of additional disk space will be used. dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/status' near line 2093 ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) ubuntu 15.10

When I try to install any software, the following error is coming up: Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ wily/main apport all 2.19.1-0ubuntu3 [117 kB] Fetched 117 kB in 4s (28.4 kB/s) dpkg: ...
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Software Installation Not Working (apt-get)

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'd like to ask a quick question... I've tried many methods and my problem hasn't been solved since. I have tried to install wine ever since I stated up Ubuntu 12.04 LTS by ...
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Delete Unused Languages Automatically

I used to use an application that would delete the unused locale and language files from apps that I install automatically when installing through apt-get. I can't seem to find this now and I really ...
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Apt-get not working after removing gnupg

I just removed gnupg and broke my system. Right now for example apt-get is not working anymore. Any ideas how i can get it working again or i can reinstall pgp without apt-get?
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How can I repair “/run/resolvconf/interface” missing error?

An upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15 failed. Package repair hangs at this point: Setting up resolvconf (1.77ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for resolvconf (1.77ubuntu1) ... resolvconf: ...
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After 15.10 upgrade keep getting warnings

New to Ubuntu, keep getting this warning message after any installation or upgrading in the terminal. This is what I get: Ignoring /etc/texmf/texmf.d/15Plain.cnf during generation of texmf.cnf, ...
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How to remove configuration key in `dpkg' configuration files

I am seeing this when I open the terminal. Unknown configuration key `foreign-architecture' found in your `dpkg' configuration files. This warning will become a hard error at a later date, so please ...
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php5-curl not installing : 403 Forbidden error

Whenever I try to install php5-curl using apt-get, I get the following error : E: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu.ntc.net.np/ubuntu/pool/main/p/php5/php5-curl_5.6.4+dfsg-4ubuntu6.4_amd64.deb 403 ...
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can't update or remove old files, please help?

kcook@kcook-GN702AA-ABA-a6244n:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following ...
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Installation of MySQL community server offline

I've tried installing MySQL community server offline but it gives me this error E: unable to locate this package. What commands can I run to successfully install MySQL offline?
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dpkg: error processing package unity-scope-gdrive

SEcond post of the day...not looking good... (Apologies if the code in this post isn't formatted correctly, used the post code sample function). I had this issue: dpkg: error processing package ...
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“dpkg returned an error code (1)” error in terminal while trying to install or remove packages

I tried to install the android-studio package, but the installation was incomplete and now when I try to install other packages or remove packages, I get the following error in terminal: dpkg: error ...
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Should I run “dpkg -i” after running “apt-get install -f” in case of unmet dependencies?

Let's say I have downloaded xxx.deb and tried to install it using sudo dpkg -i xxx.deb however it has failed due unmet dependencies. Then I ran sudo apt-get install -f Should I run sudo dpkg -i ...
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Mysql 5.6 and 5.5 error while installing in ubuntu 14.04?

Following error i got during mysql installation: start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed. dpkg: error processing package mysql-server-5.6 (--configure): ...
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Can't locate Debconf/Db.pm in @INC when I execute sudo apt-get -f install

When I upgrade Package sudo apt-get upgrade, I get an error like the following: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get ...
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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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debuild - secret key not available (someone elses key)

I'm trying to build cairo with debuild. I get to the end and this message: gpg: skipped "Robert Ancell <robert.ancell@canonical.com>": secret key not available Since I'm not Robert Ancell, ...
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when i want to install lamp stacks or i do a update i get these runit and dpkg errors

whenever i want to install lamp stack i get these errors about dpkg and runit: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart: Connection refused dpkg: error ...
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Got error E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. while installing Ruby

Command used: sudo apt-get install git-core curl zlib1g-dev build-essential libssl-dev libreadline-dev libyaml-dev libsqlite3-dev sqlite3 libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev ...
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How to enable dpkg on 64-bit to install 32-bit packages? [duplicate]

I want to install software designed for 32-bit computers, however I am currently running a 64-bit one and am not sure if dpkg supports 32-bit packages, so how can I check if it does? And make it ...
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Broken Kernel on 14.04 - can't run any apt-get, dpkg

I recently tried to upgrade to 15.04. My whole computer is acting extremely strangely from it, I believe the process failed halfway through. My login screen shows 14.04, but my system info still says ...
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How to tell if my system is “multiarch”?

Per the LTS Enablement Stack wiki, "to install the newer HWE kernel derived from 15.10 (Wily)" there is a different set of packages to install depending on whether a system is multiarch or not. How ...
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sudo dpkg-reconfigure mail-stack-delivery does nothing

How do I run the config for the mail-stack-delivery package? thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ sudo apt-get purge mail-stack-delivery Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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installing lamp showing errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apache2 is already the newest version. The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...
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Error 100 with dpkg

I'm a newbie migrating from Windows coding to Ubuntu, but once I logged onto my machine there was this error with dpkg which is preventing me from installing any packages. I might have messed up while ...
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How to solve the problem “package is broken or not fully installed”?

I am new in using Linux and I just installed a package name openimscore-fhoss and then during the installation they asked me to put the password for the SQL database but I made a mistake when enter ...
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I want to put the educational packages on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with NComputing x550.

I'm trying to both install the NComputing software and add the educational packages to Ubuntu at the same time, cause I'm trying to use these computers in a school. The system works with NComputing ...
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When installing php from source configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL's <evp.h>

I am trying to build php from source but ./configure gives error configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL's my openssl version returns OpenSSL 1.0.2f 28 Jan 2016 and which openssl ...
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What does “ii” mean in “dpkg --list” command output? [duplicate]

What is the significance/meaning of ii at the beginning of the output of dpkg --list command? dpkg --list | grep firefox for example, returns ii firefox together with other information.
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no space left on device, impossible de supprimer : linux-image-extra-4.2.0-25-generic… help [duplicate]

j'ai essayé tout ce qui a été dit sur le sujet, mais les solutions ne marchent pas avec mon problème: queen_mary@dot-s:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Mot de passe [sudo] pour queen_mary : Lecture des ...
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What compression is supported by debian file [.deb] decompressor?

I know that a typical .deb file contains three files: debian-binary control.tar.gz data.tar.gz and that some are xz compressed instead of gzip (control.tar.xz, data.tar.xz). What are other ...
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dpkg: error processing package mail-stack-delivery

In installing this mail-stack-delivery I wanted to purge config files and start over, but seem to have mangled it: thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a Setting up ...
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Conflicting group IDs ubuntu 14.04 software update — dpkg error

Today I tried to update the linux on my cluster nodes. After running apt-get upgrade as root, I got this error: Setting up passwd (1:4.1.5.1-1ubuntu9.2) ... groupadd: GID '42' already exists Group ID ...
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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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Error when upgrading to 15.10 on a dual boot system

I had upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 using sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Everything went on fine till the final when I received an error that some packages were not installed. I just checked ...
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Unable to install or remove bad packages (passwd)

Passwd is bad package in my system and it has been causing a lot of problems. My system has been constantly crashing because of this issue. Whenever I try this: root@sunny-5745:/home/giritheja# ...
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Dependency problems after faulty Ubuntu upgrade ( `gcc-5-base` )

I tried upgrading from 14.02 to the newest available version. I package froze the installation progress and I was left with a broken system. Many important packages ( including all of the apt packages ...
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No network connection after restart Ubuntu 14.04

After performing the command sudo dpkg -i libnl-*.deb and restart the network manager, everything went well, both LAN and WLAN connections worked. But after restarting Ubuntu, same problem, no ...
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dpkg error while installing ubuntu-desktop

I am having trouble installing ubuntu-desktop. Every time I try to install it, dpkg gets stuck on two packages (libpth20:i386 and gnupg-agent) and it's troubling me. Here is the error: dpkg: error ...
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Error encounter while processing

Running on LTS 12.04; I know it has been asked quit a few times here, but none were useful for me to solve this problem: Processing triggers for libreoffice-common ... Errors were encountered while ...
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Error's with dpkg when trying to reinstall chrome

Noob here, When attempting to uninstall google chrome from terminal I first encountered the error. Since I tried updating resulting in the same error. Here is an example: sudo apt-get remove ...
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lightdm package upgrade fails with exit status 30

Running an upgrade on my Ubuntu 15.10 box recently failed when updating lightdm. Here's what I get when I try reconfigure and force install again: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure --force lightdm $ sudo ...
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Botched upgrade--dpkg hangs on 'Started Braille Device Support'

Screwed up an upgrade from 14.10->15.04->15.10 badly. I've been messing around in recovery mode and am confidentish that I managed to get all the broken packages/dependencies removed and reinstalled, ...
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How can I fix broken package system?

I have tried apt-get -f install and several other commands but I can't seem to remove the package that has the errors, which also seems to be libpam-systemd:amd64
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Problem istalling wine. Dependancies not met

Ok, guys I have a big problem installing wine. I gave read every ask ubuntu I could find on the matter I have not found a solution to my problem. Is there anything else I can do? user@user:~$ sudo ...
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Error processing package libsofia-sip-ua-glib3

Due to errors because of full disk space maybe some packages were not installed while upgrading from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. Adding or removing any program leaves me with an error : dpkg: ...
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sudo apt-get install showing error

sudo apt-get install shows the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not ...