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By default, the package with the highest version number is installed, regardless of which repository it comes from, unless its version number is lower than the currently installed version of the package (this can happen, for example, if you downloaded a higher version as a .deb package and installed it manually). In the very unlikely case that several ...


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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.


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If you installed "stuff" via a package manager (apt-get, dpkg, synaptic), it's all logged in /var/log/apt/*. It's a simple matter of editing to generate the apt-get purge commands. If you installed "stuff" some other way (sudo make install, /usr/bin/cpan, ...) you have to uninstall it using the same method. To make your life easier in the future, ...


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If you want to install curl PHP extension then php5-curl is the package you want. If you want to install just curl as in the command then the package name is curl. Please learn about the basic package commands as: apt-cache show <package> and apt-cache search <pattern> and more.


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I've already faced similar problems and I figured that in most cases the only thing you have to do is sudo dpkg --configure -a and then sudo apt-get install -f If that doesn't help, you should edit file /var/lib/dpkg/status and delete whole blocks of broken packages. Then repeat first two commands and that's it.


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The following youtube link helped me in installing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpdFwfGFlq8 The steps are shown below: sudo apt-get install libssl-dev openssl wget https://www.python.org/ftp/Python/3.5.0/Python-3.5.0.tgz tar xzvf Python-3.5.0.tgz cd Python-3.5.0.tgz ./configure sudo make sudo make install check if python is installed type python3.5 ...



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