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I want to install Vagrant. When I try to install Vagrant (with dpkg -i command), I get errors like these:

 Package ruby-bundler is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-childprocess (>= 0.3.7); however:
  Package ruby-childprocess is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-erubis (>= 2.7.0); however:
  Package ruby-erubis is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-i18n (>= 0.6.0); however:
  Package ruby-i18n is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-listen; however:
  Package ruby-listen is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-log4r (>= 1.1.9); however:
  Package ruby-log4r is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-nokogiri; however:
  Package ruby-nokogiri is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-rb-inotify; however:
  Package ruby-rb-inotify is not installed.
 vagrant depends on ruby-rest-client; however:
  Package ruby-rest-client is not installed.

When I try to install those individual dependencies above with apt-get commands, I see errors like these:

E: Package 'ruby-rest-client' has no installation candidate

Is there a repository that I can configure to be able to install these ruby dependencies? My /etc/apt/sources.list file shows these entries:

deb http:// us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main
deb-src http:// us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main

###### Ubuntu Update Repos
deb http:// us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security main
deb http:// us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main
deb-src http:// us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security main
deb-src http:// us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main

(There are no spaces after the http constructors. I put spaces there b/c I cannot post links.)

Is there a URL for a free repo that I can just add?

  • Try using apt instead of dpkg. apt handles dependencies. – user535733 Mar 28 '17 at 14:54
  • I tried "apt-get install ruby-nokogiri" but I got this 'E: Package 'ruby-nokogiri' has no installation candidate.' I tried 'apt-get install vagrant' but I got 'E: Unable to locate package vagrant.' – Alex111 Mar 28 '17 at 15:03
  • Where did you download the package? If it has dependencies which are not in the official repositories, a competent package provider should explain how to install them. – fkraiem Mar 28 '17 at 16:16
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You have main enabled, you need to add unvierse repos, as it's not a core maintained package, a search of ubuntu packages shows which repo packages come from http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/ruby-rest-client

Add the following lines to you apt sources.list, then apt-get update:

# Universe Repos
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe

###### Ubuntu Update Repos Universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe

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