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Have you tried this: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install -f and it might work fine this.


The main problem is: Depends: libstdc++6 (>= 4.9) but 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04 is to be installed and the installation of the needed version fails $ apt-get download libstdc++6 $ sudo dpkg -i libstdc++6_4.9.2-10ubuntu13_amd64.deb ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libstdc++6:amd64: libstdc++6:amd64 depends on gcc-4.9-base (= ...


As the apt-get check output suggested, please run sudo apt-get install -f That should automatically install all required packages to fix unmet dependencies.


By default the Ubuntu package management installs all applications for all users. This will not stop you from manually installing additional applications to a user's HOME directory. In this case you will have to copy this installation over to the other user's HOME. Most applications will store user defined settings in a user's HOME. Most but depending on ...


I used this Python script to parse the log file for all the packages that were installed as dependencies of xinit and ubuntu-desktop: REMOVETHESE='xinit','ubuntu-desktop' #Return an input string with everything parenthesized removed. def removeParenthesized(inp): while "(" in inp: opening=inp.find("(")-1 ending=inp.find(")")+1 ...


I am running 14.04. I've got this error, then I installed default-jre and then I could remove ubuntu-desktop by tasksel.


There is repo that contain hadoop and spark packages for Ubuntu: I believe it is not always up to latest shiny release - but newer than 2 years. # curl > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bigtop.list # apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys ...


AlexGreg suggested a first I did just that with synaptic, with no joy. But doing a "complete removal" in synaptic, then installing the package, did work.


Attempting a somewhat unsatisfactory answer, starting with 3 observations: you are not alone the aptitude version changed from 0.6.11 (in Ubuntu 15.04) to 0.7.3 /usr/share/aptitude/NEWS lists the changes between the two versions, and for 0.7.2 we read under "internal changes" Improve retrieval of source package information with (upcoming) APT 1.1. ...

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