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I have just done a new install of 12.04.2 I am running an Acer Travelmate 7750G 64 bit with core-i7 processor.

When I try and install wine from the software center, I get the following error:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:

wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= but is to be installed
     Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.4 is to be installed
     Depends: wine1.4-amd64 (= 1.4.1-0ubuntu1~precise1~ppa4) but 1.4.1-0ubuntu1~precise1~ppa4 is to be installed
     Depends: wine1.4-i386 (= 1.4.1-0ubuntu1~precise1~ppa4) but it is a virtual package

I am a relative Ubuntu newbie when it comes to installing software other than via the software centre, so can anyone perhaps tell me how to go about fixing this?

TIA :)

marked as duplicate by gertvdijk, Eric Carvalho, Seth, Radu Rădeanu, Basharat Sialvi Jun 24 '13 at 8:44

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Go here: http://www.winehq.org/download and get your package.
Once you DL it, you can install by using sudo dpkg <pkgname> from within the same directory.

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