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How do I successfully install GLFW on Linux Mint?

I believe I am in dependency hell. I am trying to get GLFW working. I'm on Linux Mint with Cinnamon. When I try to compile GLFW using these steps, I get the following output: $ cmake -G "Unix ...
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Installing Skype on Debian x64

I am new to Linux and I'm trying to install Skype using this manual. I successfully download the package using the command: wget -O skype-install.deb http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-deb-64 ...
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Can't Install LibreOffice due to Dependency Problem

I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist upgrade and it basically removed my LibreOffice installation. Now when I try to install it again using sudo apt-get install libreoffice it ...
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Steam crashes on launch at OpenSUSE

I want to run Steam under OpenSUSE. I'm using this manual for installation. But when I run it I get the following messages on the console: $ STEAM_RUNTIME=1 steam ...
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Update issues persist after error resolved

I previously asked a question regarding updating Gallium OS. I was provided a solution that worked, however, upon attempting to install recent updates I ran into another error message: What may be ...
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How can I get rid of the `run apt-get autoremove` message?

I installed a package that has some dependencies that are useful by themselves. Later, I deleted the original package, but I would like to keep the dependencies that it installed. However, when I try ...
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Does packaging an application for APT involve pointing the application to use the APT communal dependencies?

I recently learned that Debian based distros essentially have a fixed collection of communal dependencies and libraries which any application installed through a package manager is required to use. ...
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Why does yum continue to complain about a missing dependency that is already installed?

I have a self-created rpm for mapserver 6.2.1 that I want to support Oracle, but I am having a lot of difficulties getting it all to work. I have installed the oracle-instantclient12.1-basic-12.1.0.1....
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Resolving circular dependency hell for libX11 and libXi

I'm trying to install X11 from source. Source files from some repository: libX11-1.6.0.tar.gz libXi-1.7.1.901.tar.gz libX11-1.6.0 paulk@node005:libX11-1.6.0$ ./configure --prefix=$HOME/software ...
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libc-l10n package error

I was attempting to install katoolin and ran into some errors. When I run sudo apt-get update My output: zayascom_m1@Zayascom-mobile-1:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] passwor: Hit http://download....
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virtualbox-5.0 : Depends: libvpx2 (>= 1.4.0) but it is not installable

I'm trying to install Virtualbox 5.0 in my ubuntu machine Linux federico 4.4.0-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 8 19:27:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I run apt- install I ...
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How to Resolve a .so Dependency

I have a package (.rpm) on CentOS 6.5 that requires a .so file, which I also have on my machine. When I attempt to install the package I get an error stating unresolved dependencies regarding the .so ...
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Mcrypt install dependencies issue

I'm attempting to install php-mcrypt on a system that I have been building as a webserver. I know its an old outdated software but its necessary for the app I'm installing. I believe the issue is due ...
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Debian Stretch - how to install hamachi (unsatisfied dependency lsb-core)

I have a workstation running under Debian testing (stretch). I need to access it from outside my local network, and due to not having a static public IP nor ability to use full port forwarding, for ...
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Can't perform apt-get because of dependencies

I'm trying to install some packages on my server (Debian8) and for some of they, I always have dependencies problems. For example, I have executed this command: apt-get install jetty9 And It ...
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Trouble update-rc.d remove'ing dnsmasq on Debian Stretch

Background: On my Debian Stretch machine at home, I've noticed my DNS lookup times are pretty slow, and have concluded that the culprit is dnsmasq - since if I take it down, name resolution becomes > ...
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yum install R dependency issue (RHEL 5.5)

I'm trying to remotely install R on a RHEL 5.5 system but keep getting a dependency issue yum -y install R results in the following Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security This system is not ...
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How do I install php-gd on CentOS 7?

I need to install php-gd on CentOS 7. I have very limited repositories on my network. I cannot get a direct connection to the Internet with a Linux server. I tried to install php56w-gd-5.6.19.1.w7....
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dpkg complains about a missing package which is already installed

Trying to install letsencrypt on Debian Jessie, I have run into the following situation I don't quite understand. I already have installed python-acme: dpkg -l | grep acme ii python-acme 0.6.0-1~...
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Installing PHP7.0 from sid on jessie

I'd like to try PHP7.0 on Debian Jessie and am trying to install it from sid. However, php7.0 depends on php7.0-common which depends on php-common > 18 while php-common in sid is at 17. Does this ...
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Libraries and linux Kernel 2.6

Which command i can use to see what my current installed software libraries use from the Kernel 2.6? I want to know this so I can check if it would work fine in case I upgraded my Kernel to 3.1.
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dpkg - how to install pre-dependency?

I need to install apt package on a Western Digital DL4100 NAS running a Linux DL4100 distribution where the only package system is dpkg. To do so, I have to install multiarch-support, it depends on ...
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Apache installation configuration can't find PCRE? ( pcre-config for libpcre not found )

These are the requirements and instructions on how to install Apache on Linux. http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/install.html So I've installed everything (c++ compiler, apr and apr-util) to be ...
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How to resolve broken packages when upgrading: from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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how to solve unmet dependencies when install libgstreamer0.10-dev?

I want to run genymotion 64bit binary on my debian 8.3 64bit. when I run ./genymotion command I get this error: ./genymotion: error while loading shared libraries: libgstapp-0.10.so.0: cannot open ...
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Java 8 PPA as dependency for PPA repo?

In launchpad you can add PPA dependency to your PPA packages. I tried to add ppa:webupd8team/java as a dependency to my PPA package, but it doesn't install when I install my package. I also tried ...
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Unable to install SciPy

I need to use the module skimage, which calls the module SciPy (I need to find contours) import numpy from sys import argv from PIL import Image from skimage import measure # Inicialization ...
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dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of initramfs-tools

I started an upgrade of my Kubuntu 12.04 system with this command, as usual: sudo apt-get --show-upgraded dist-upgrade I came back later and it had failed: Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading ...
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broken dpkg, X after nvidia driver install on Debian

In following the Debian installation instructions for NVidia drivers for Debian 8 "Jessie", I hit a snag I can't figure out... # apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,') ...
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systemd: how to require and effect mounting a specific file system?

I would like to create a service file that, when started, causes a specified filesystem to be mounted before the action of the service file is performed (as it needs that file system to be available). ...
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Circular dependency in Ubuntu Release upgrade

The title is the best way I could describe this error. Basically the packages kbd, console-setup, console-setup-linux, and keyboard-configuration all depend on each other. So I cannot remove, ...
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install gstreamer1.0-libav (mainly libavcodec54) on debian wheezy

I need to install gstreamer1.0 libraries.. I found that they are in wheezy-backports. So I added wheezy-backports to sources.list updated try ton install and stuck on dependency problems: aptitude ...
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Apt Unmet dependecies: libefl-bin

I am encountering an error when I run apt-get upgrade. It appears I have a package installed that has unmet dependencies. uname -a output: Linux kbu 3.19.0-56-generic #62~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar ...
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How to change the paths to shared libraries (.so files) for a single terminal instance

I want to remove some of the paths the linker uses to find .so libraries for testing purposes. I have found a way to add library paths: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/path/to/library" ...
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Unable to fix broken dependencies for package intltool

I am experiencing broken dependencies when I try to install intltool in Ubuntu 14.04. Dependency error: intltool : Depends: libxml-parser-perl but it is not going to be installed followed by this ...
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How does rpm resolve library dependencies?

I try to make a package of a program which is linked to such library (output from ldd): libwx_baseu-2.8.so.0 => /usr/lib64/wx-2.8-wxcontainer/libwx_baseu-2.8.so.0 Pretty straightforward, right?...
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How do I install sfml-audio to build extreme tux racer?

I have downloaded extreme tux racer as a .tar.xz on sourceforge. I performed tar xJF on the file, a directory was created, I entered it and there I performed ./configure. A list of Dependencies was ...
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Install a specific old package with dependencies

I need to install a specific version of tomcat (6.0.16) using apt-get install with dependencies from an old Debian repository. Old repositories can be found at: http://snapshot.debian.org/archive/...
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Installing specific version of python and its dependencies in chroot enviroment

I'm trying to install python from source on chroot environment in CentOS 7.1, If I'm using ./configure --prefix=/chroot but I need to find the dependencies and copy them to chroot directory also, How ...
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Cannot install tomahawk in Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 64bit [SOLVED]

I am unable to install tomahawk using the information and data provided in this PPA. The output of the terminal after sudo apt-get install tomahawk is: Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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How to bootstrap a new dependency configuration on a cluster?

I have access to a cluster running a CentOS 6, which have not been updated. For that reason, the glibc, ld-linux and other dependencies that, I think, are kernel-based are all out-of-date. I have no ...
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How to fix broken dependencies, that require deinstalling dnf on Fedora 23?

I've recently upgraded from Fedora 21 right up to Fedora 23. Most things went down without much drama (including nVidia drivers), except for the packages involving dnf. After upgrading, performing a ...
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Find all files (including libraries) a binary depends on

I'd like to find all files a binary depends on (including libraries, configuration files, basically all files referenced in the binary). I know, that you can find shared libraries with objdump, ldd, ...
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Why Linux has so many dependency problems when installing software while Windows doesn't except for few like VC++? [closed]

I'm a Windows user and I need to also use Linux distros heavily for work. Installing software has been so difficult with all dependency missing/version not upgraded/OS distro version unmatch. Not ...
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Installing from via terminal (YUM) vs using GUI with dependencies

Hello I'm using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.2, I'm having issue installing package in via terminal. I already have packages in specific folder including the dependencies. For example, when i ...
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cmake: Failing to satisfy build dependencies while cross-compiling

I have been trying to cross compile OpenCV 3.0 with CUDA support on a NVidia Jetson TK1 (which supports CUDA) using Yocto Project. According to the OpenCV docs: To enable CUDA support, configure ...
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RPM dependency conflict between libX11 and libxcb

I have to install some packages for a vnc server on a CentOS 6.5 machine that has no access to repos (so I have to transfer the rpm packages I need using sftp). As I tried to install the package ...
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Debian dependencies for ttyecho

Which dependencies should a Debian package have, which distributes the binary of ttyecho?
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Install mplayer on Centos 7

I've been trying for several days to install mplayer on Centos 7 without success, I've install many repos but nothing works, I've always the following error: -> Resolve Dependencies completed ...
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How to find the packages that depend on a certain package in apt?

How can I get, not the dependencies of a package, but the packages that are depending on a certain package? I'm on debian 6.0 Squeeze-LTS (the first-time extension to squeeze for long term support!) ...