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Questions tagged [dependencies]

In Ubuntu most applications have dependencies, programs that they depend on to run correctly. This means that installing a package sometimes requires other packages to be installed, and removing packages will cause others to be removed by APT to prevent them from breaking. Use this tag when asking ...

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Dependencies while installing wine-stable-i386:i386, but they are already installed

I try to install wine on ubuntu 18.04 by following https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu. The dependencies all cascade down to wine-stable-i386:i386 : Dependencies: libc6:i386 (>= 2.28) but 2.27-3ubuntu1 ...
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Missing packages when installing .deb via dpkg -i [duplicate]

I'm attempting to install Citrix Receiver on a fresh install of Lubuntu. Being a flavor of Ubuntu, I figured it'd be safe to ask this here. I run: sudo dpkg -i icaclient_13.10.0.20_amd64.deb and I ...
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debootstrap fails because of Python pre-dependency

Ubuntu: 18.04 debootstrap: 1.0.95ubuntu0.1 I'm attempting to port a (working) script from 16.04 to 18.04. This command fails: debootstrap --no-check-gpg --include=iptables,ifupdown,less,qemu-kvm,...
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How to fixed erlang unmet dependancy on ubuntu?

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove erlang and for other package like for node Error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run '...
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Kvm Installation missing dependencies 18.10

I am trying to install KVM/Qemu using the guide on the Wiki. But i am getting error due to unmet dependencies for qemu-system-x86. Is there a work around or should i file a bug. $ sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to remove drivers

I am trying to remove my nvidia drivers and reinstall. But when I try and remove them I get errors. I have tried --fix-broken, purge, remove, everything. but they all have basically the same error....
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Cuda has unmet dependencies. Unable to install

I have been trying to install cuda, and I cannot for the life of me figure this out :(. This is the error that i keep running into, and I can't think of any packages that would be broken on this ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.5 dependency error while upgrading or installing new software (Depends: … but it is not installed messages mostly)

I am a beginner to Ubuntu and recently I upgraded from 14 to 16. Since then I get dependency error messages while trying to do upgrades or install new software. I can not paste the whole error message ...
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Installing qgis in ubuntu 18.04 error with sqlite tables, can no longer use apt

I'm getting the following error: $ sudo apt-get install grass grass-dev qgis python-qgis qgis-plugin-grass Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How to fix unmet dependencies for udev:amd64 error on Ubuntu 18.04?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04. As usual, I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade but then I got the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Dependency problems while installing libness3-dev using apt-get

I try to install libness3-dev and I always get this error. Can somebody help me please? Errors were encountered while processing: python-pip python3 dh-python E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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Unmet dependencies in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install some packages, but they weren't getting installed. Then I ignored them, and wanted to install some other packages, and got the following unmet dependencies error. You might want ...
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package dependency error

I just want to start by saying that my initial goal was to execute the following command: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake unzip pkg-config But, then i received the following error: ...
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Create debian package that installs another debian package (not from repository)

I would like to know if it is possible to have a debian package that installs another package as dependency which is not available from debian/ubuntu repositories. So lets say I have a package A.deb ...
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libjpeg-turbo8-dev broken package dependencies (16.04)?

I am getting this error when I try to install libjpeg-turbo8-dev. I am fairly new to Linux and I do not know how to resolve this issue. This is the partial output when I run sudo apt install libjpeg-...
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apt-get install -f wants to remove a lot of programs

I am trying to install a program (Stretchly), but get the following error: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of stretchly:i386: stretchly:i386 depends on libappindicator1. dpkg: error ...
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Upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 error Unmet dependencies

I'm not really familiar with ubuntu so I just followed the steps here to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. I just pressed y or enter on everything and I'm sure I didn't press Ctrl-C. After downloading ...
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Where can I get “libavformat-ffmpeg56” from?

It is a dependency for OpenBoard, could someone tell me where to get it please since it is not something that Ubuntu can obtain by itself (I think it's an old version).
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Why won't this program install?

Here is the output of my installation attempt: calvin@Calvins-PC:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i openboard_ubuntu_16.04_1.4.1_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package openboard. (Reading ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies: Depends: libnss3 (>= 2:3.26) but 2:3.21-1ubuntu4 is to be installed

I am trying to install visual studio on ubuntu 16.04. But when I execute the instructed command steps in here i get the above error and unable to install it. The command steps I followed : 1. curl ...
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Facing problems installing Qt on ubuntu 16.04

I am following this link to install Qt on my PC. When I type sudo apt-get install build-essential g++ libqt4-core libqt4-dev libqt4-gui qt4-doc qt4-designer, I get this error: Reading package lists.....
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Go 1.10 causing unmet dependencies with APT [duplicate]

So I had go 1.10 installed, which I upgraded to 1.11. Not sure what went wrong but now go 1.10 causes unmet dependencies error with apt. If I run upgrade - > sudo apt upgrade Reading package ...
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dependency, sudo, and apt-get errors in Kubuntu

It's been awhile since I've used my Kubuntu system. I'm trying to upgrade to version 16.04 - and running into a series of problems: 1) When attempting to upgrade Kubuntu to version 16.04, I get the ...
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Mongdb uninstall (and install) failures: Already uninstalled or something broken?

I tried to install MongoDB, but something went wrong with the installation and I want to install it again. Unfortunately, I get errors when attempting to remove/pruge, and I suspect those errors might ...
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Not possible to install anything on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

It's not possible to install anything on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. When I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Can't install MEGASync (Lubuntu 18.04)

I've read other posts where MEGASync doesn't work any more in several Lubuntu versions, but I haven't seen any talking about 18.04 64 bits. I want to know if is there any way to install it. It says ...
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DEB package can't install its dependencies when using dpkg

I have a deb package which I build but when I test it with dpkg (before put it in our repo) it can't install the dependencies put in DEBIAN/control file. Package: package-name Version: 1.0-1 Section: ...
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Help installing R and R-studio on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

So I've seen a lot of similar questions to this and I have tried everything in the answers and nothing has worked. I'm new to using terminals and Linux. I just reinstalled Ubuntu on my machine and ...
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Unable to install GCC, depends gcc-7 [duplicate]

When i try to compile in Geany i get the following error: /bin/sh: 1: gcc: not found When I run sudo apt install gcc This is what is printed on the screen: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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GNUPG2 Dependency Error Trying to Install NordVPN on Bionic Beaver 18.04.1

New to Ubuntu/Linux, and having an issue. I'm trying to set up NordVPN on 18.04.1 Bionic Beaver, and I try to use the 4 install steps on the website here: https://nordvpn.com/download/linux/ ...and ...
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What happens if I downgrade libpython in 18.04?

I just upgraded to ubuntu 18.04, and I'm not sure what happened, but vim doesn't work anymore. I tried sudo aptitude install vim and i get this: $ sudo aptitude install vim The following NEW ...
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Unable to install Wine32

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.1 and trying to install wine via sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-staging Which then tells me `Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Breeze has unmet dependencies after trying to upgrade to 18.10 from 18.04

Yesterday I tried to upgrade my PC with Kubuntu to 18.10. During the installation process there occurred an error because of breeze (probably). Now I am stuck with 18.04 and can't execute apt upgrade ...
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npm : Depends: node-gyp (>= 0.10.9) but it is not going to be installed [duplicate]

I want to install npm. I've updated everything but I can't fix the problem. The message I get is: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Unable to install AMD-GPU-PRO drivers

I'm running on Ubuntu 18.10 and just got a new graphics card, RX580. I downloaded the latest package from AMD's site and tried to do ./amdgpu-pro-install. Which returns me an error saying: The ...
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Unmet dependencies after Installing WoeUSB [duplicate]

I have an unmet dependencies error message after Installing WoeUSB. krish@krish-Inspiron-3558:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for krish: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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install linux-headers-4.15.0-32

My Ubuntu Software program is not working correctly.: When trying to update the software, it always repeats the package linux-headers-4.15.-32 needs to installed. everytime i want to re install or ...
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Why is cheese required for unity-control-center?

I conducted a few searches on this topic and looked through several pages and at several posts, and surprisingly, did not find an answer to this question. Why does unity-control-center depend on ...
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Instruct apt to rename a package, or say its providing another package (by name) [duplicate]

I am on Bionic (18.04.1) and to run some legacy application, I have to use older (1.0) SSL library. Fortunately Bionic has a 1.0 package, but if I try to install libssl1.0-dev, it tries to remove ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Broken dependencies when preparing to install rbenv

I am trying to install rbenv using this guide. To do so the following dependencies are needed: $ sudo apt install autoconf bison build-essential libssl-dev libyaml-dev libreadline6-dev zlib1g-dev ...
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Installing suggested packages only by top-level listed packages rather than dependencies

If I do the following: apt install SomePackage --install-suggests It will try and not just install suggested packages specified by SomePackage, but also those packages listed as suggestions by any ...
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Can't install MyPaint on 18.10 from usual repository (not flatpak or snap)

After I installed 18.10 (when it was beta) and started to install all software I got this problem with MyPaint. Today this problem still persists. Universe repository is enabled. I was able to install ...
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What is the detailed process of resolving `${shlibs:Depends}` when creating a Debian package?

My recent work involves a lot of Debian packaging, and I'm using the Debian New Maintainers' Guide as my main reference. What I haven't fully understood is how the ${shlibs:Depends} is resolved into ...
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Broke ca-certificates on 18.04

During an update to Ubuntu 18.04 something went wrong and now I do now seem to have working certificates anymore. I tried to solve this by running sudo apt-get install --reinstall ca-certificates. But ...
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Possible to install 16.04's package `libopencv-core2.4v5` on 14.04? Any PPA?

My project started on Ubuntu 14.04. As 14.04's support will be discontinued soon, we are migrating our system to 16.04 (and then to 18.04). Our entire code base is built on Ubuntu 14.04 and the ...
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Trying to install wine32 but getting an error

I do sudo apt install wine32 which gives me an error saying. "The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine32:i386 : Depends: libwine:i386 (= 3.0.3-2) but it is not going to be installed E: ...
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How to disable third party repositories in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I want to install the latest updates of Ubuntu in my laptop, but while clicking on show updates... It is throwing a The package system is broken error, and it is asking me to disable the third party ...
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18.10 Getting “Package sgml-base is not configured yet.” when running apt-get -f install as root

Upgrade from 18.04 to 18.10 failed because of sgml-base dependency error, but was able to continue I tried re-installing sgml-base 1.29 with Synaptic It just returns E: Internal Error, No file name ...
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terminal says inkscape not installed but it is

running ubuntu 18.04.1 on acer laptop. I recently upgraded from ubuntu16 to 18 doing a clean install. all works fine but inkscape. i installed from ubuntu software center. inkscape only let me open ...
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Why does Firefox need libavcodec-extra for displaying Netflix videos?

Recently I had issues watching Netflix on Firefox. This solved it. Why does Firefox need it? Why didn't it show an error message saying that the library was not found?