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How to install gcc and build-essential on debian 11?

In the /etc/apt/sources.list, the allowed sources are deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster main contrib non-free deb http://deb.debian.org/debian-security/ buster/updates main contrib non-free deb ...
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The error message was : 'error:brokencount>0'. this usually means that your installed packages have unmet dependecies

I have tried sudo apt-get update (it is working fine) After that when i do sudo apt-get upgrade this error is displaying: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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On dist-upgrade: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

During a dist-upgrade operation I am encountering an issue with apt packages. When running any of the following commands I encounter the same error: $ sudo apt dist-upgrade $ sudo apt --fix-broken ...
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Udev, libpam-systemd, systemd-sysv and systemd dependencies errors causes apt to be unusable

After mistakenly downloading pop-desktop again, udev and systemd have dependency errors that make me unable to use apt. When I run sudo apt upgrade, this error shows up: user@computer:~$ sudo apt ...
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How to upgrade sed on RHEL 8?

I'm on a RHEL 8 system and by default sed 4.5 was installed. [root@192 ~]# rpm -qf `which sed` sed-4.5-2.el8.x86_64 [root@192 ~]# Since I want to use the --debug option to debug some sed commands, I ...
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Broken Packages on Pop!_OS (Dependency Problems)

So I recently tried updating all my packages to prepare to update to Pop!_OS 22.04, which is what it says on the system76 website. I ran sudo apt update which gave this output: Hit:1 http://us.archive....
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problem while upgrading packages on gentoo

While doing the doas emerge --ask --verbose --update --deep --newuse @world command, this pops up. It doesn't seem like it updated. (I’m a new Gentoo user, so I don't know much). WARNING: One or more ...
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-sh: ./bin.bin: not found

https://developer.android.com/studio/releases/platform-tools#downloads I'm trying to run adb (link above) from my TinyCore Box, is a bare linux system running on busybox as user land. Anyways, issue ...
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Installing GCC4.8.5 on CentOS8 using GCC8.5

I am trying to install GCC4.8.5 under CentOS 8 using GCC 8.5. Here's what I did Get the compiler and its dependencies wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gcc/gcc-4.8.5/gcc-4.8.5.tar.gz tar zxf gcc-4.8.5.tar.gz ...
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How can I make apt pull an older dependency?

Edit: I never found a solution to my specific issue, but as soon as I hopped onto Linux Mint I was able to install this package. So if you run into this same issue with this particular package/...
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Flatpak: Install a Flatpak app without installing some of its dependencies

How do I install a Flatpak app without installing one of its dependencies which is not really required? For instance, if you wanted to install the TexStudio App (org.texstudio.TeXstudio), Flatpak ...
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fpm .deb package docker dependencies

I created a simple .deb package with fpm. The package is very basic and it simply runs a docker-compose file (see my other question here for package description). I tried to specify that the package ...
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How do I deal with old python2 references that are breaking builds?

I am trying to build gnome-doc-utils in Arch and it is apparently failing because of old Python2 related dependencies that would be difficult to resurrect because the world has moved on and Python2 is ...
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Controlling HPC Slurm job dependencies by list of filenames

I am quite new to slurm and I am trying to set up a job dependencies pipeline using a master script called dependencies.sh, which contains something like: jid1=$(sbatch step1.sh) jid2=$(sbatch --...
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How to fix the error when trying to install package "build-essential" on Debian 11 / Q4OS Centaurus?

sudo apt install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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How to make systemd maintain 'after' dependency when restarting slow services

In our system we have 2 dependencies, say A and B, where A has an 'after' dependency on B. In certain scenarios we want to restart both services at once. The issue is that B stops gracefully and so ...
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Broken Dependencies

OS: ElementaryOS 6 Odin - Built on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS I have some problems with lib-granite dependency, probably related to elementary-tweaks. Looking into the forum I found some topics regarding my ...
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Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I have tried (what a fool!) to install a newer version of glibc on Debian Stretch using dpkg and armhf .pkg files. After a candid sudo dpkg -i libc6_2.28-10_armhf.deb sudo dpkg -i libssl1.1_1.1.1d-0+...
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LibreOffice KDE plugin install error on 5.14.0-kali4-amd64

I am trying to follow this tutorial to make my libreOffice look pretty: https://www.debugpoint.com/2016/08/quick-tip-change-the-default-libreoffice-look-and-feel/ however when I run sudo apt-get ...
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Can not install wine32 on newely updated Debian 11

Recently I updated my device from Debian 10 to Debian 11. After that, I tried to install wine on my machine, but the Terminal raised this error to me: user@machine:~$ sudo apt install wine32 Reading ...
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Detect all the OS packages that are needed to be installed in order to use the path

Given a path, I want to detect all the OS packages that needed to be installed, in order to use it. For example: > /bin/rpm -qf --queryformat "[%{NAME}]\n" /usr/bin/tcsh tcsh Sometimes ...
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RPM returns badly printed OS package of a path

I'm trying to find a related OS package of a path. I use rpm for that. For example: > /bin/rpm -qf --queryformat '[%{NAME}]' /usr/bin/tcsh tcsh But I noticed that there are packages that are ...
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Any reason for not getting rid of bash dependency in rpm?

I don't want bash in my yocto image, but it got included over a couple of dependencies. I was able to get rid of most of them, now only the rpm is left (which I need). Tracking it down I found only ...
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Unmet Dependencies ubuntu-desktop

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 Because of some reason I needed to reinstall Gnome, but now after purging it I can't reinstall it. I am getting unmet dependencies error. Exact error message - sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to install packages/update in elementary-os

I have a problem where I am not able to install anything or update my system from both terminal and the AppCenter. When I install updates it says: Error while installing package: trying to overwrite '/...
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How can I list weak dependencies with dnf?

For example, if I initiate installation of the Greek language meta-package, I am prompted to install its dependencies and weak dependencies. $ LC_ALL=C sudo dnf install langpacks-el [sudo] password ...
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I want to package up a multistage install. How can I track file system changes for dependancies?

Here is my scenario. So I'm using Make/CMake and Apt-get. What I want to build is a suit of packages 2600hzORG. its open source but for a new admin like me its has been a bit of a nightmare. The ISO ...
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What to do when you have a newer version of a shared library?

I want to execute an executable, which depends on libsnmp-dev, of which I do not have the source. This binary depends on some shared libraries. When I execute ldd <application> to inspect, I get:...
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Downloading Red hat dependencies recursively on ubuntu

I have a red hat system that's offline and an ubuntu system that's online. I want to install some software on the red hat system but the dependencies are too many. I've read answers that tell ...
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Unable to update due to libavcodec58 dependancy

I'm getting an error when I try to update Pop OS (A distro of Ubuntu) The following packages have unmet dependencies: libavcodec58: Depends: libwebpmux3 (>= 0.6.1-2.1) but 0.6.1-2ubuntu0.21.04.1 ...
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Dependencies of Electrum bitcoin wallet in different distros

What are the Dependencies of Electrum bitcoin wallet in different distros? void opensuse-tumbleweed opensuse-leap nethunter fedora centos backbox arch alpine I know it's the same in these three ...
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Change mirror repository in terminal to fix cinnamon dependencies

Can someone please walk me through a safe and newbie-friendly way to change/replace my mirror - evowise (now defunct) in terminal with a secure repository so that I can fix deleted dependencies to ...
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How can I revert to secure repository sources (without display access) for Linux Mint 19.1?

I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon 19.1 Tessa. Recent unstable internet problems led me to install wcid and uninstall network manager(s). After reboot "unable to launch "cinnamon-session-...
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Cannot install deepin screen recorder on my kde neon installation

I cannot install Deepin screen recorder on my KDE neon install. Seems there are some dependencies that apt refuses to install. apt --fix-broken install doesn't solve the issue. I tried installing some ...
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Debian Package Manager broken

I am an Elementary OS (Ubuntu) user, for a while now when I try to install something (sudo apt-get install [...]) I get the Unmet dependencies error, I type sudo apt --fix-broken install and I got ...
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Looped when trying to install `network-manager-sstp` dependencies as hinted by `./configure` output:

I am trying to install network-manager-sstp, but I get looped trying to install the dependencies. ./configure output oscillates between telling me I'm missing two distinct dependencies (libnma and ...
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Unable to find the libc6-dbg_2.19-18+deb8u6_i386.deb package

I needed this package in order to install valgrind and I am trying to install it manually as a proxy setting on my laptop doesn't allow me to do 'apt-get'. Thus I decided to download and install the ...
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List installed dependencies after building software from source

When wanting to completely remove a built-from-source program: is there any way one could see which packages were installed as dependencies and easily remove them? Note that I mean the packages that ...
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Does using checkinstall instead of make install allow to easily remove dependencies?

I'm very new to Linux, so please excuse any normie errors/misconceptions. I want to learn how to build programs from source, but I'm having a hard time understanding how dependencies are managed when ...
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distributing my binary and installing dependencies

I have a single binary file that I want to distribute to our users and most of its dependencies are linked statically during build time, but there are few dependencies like leveldb that need to be ...
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ubuntu downgraded to 16.04 with a few issues

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 which has been used for countless things and is a mess of packages. A few weeks ago I further messed with it, as I needed to install ROS. I hammered it a little too ...
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Remove recommended dependencies of installed package without uninstalling the package nor its actual dependencies with apt

I want to remove the recommended packages of a package using apt. my-package is installed, and I want to keep it and its dependencies. apt-cache depends <my-package> | grep Recommends returns a ...
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Does dnf autoremove remove only unused packages/dependencies?

Does dnf remove only remove packages which aren't part of other dependencies? I removed gnome-boxes because I like vmware better but it removed a ton of dependencies, which made me wonder; i.e. gnome-...
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How to determine minimum supported OS version of my app?

Background I'm making an C++ app that's supposed to run on Centos 7. Builds are being done on Centos 7.9, and I'm using C++11 and C++17 features, which limits backward compatibility with older ...
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some APT packages are not showing up in Debian Buster after FGLRX install. how do I fix this?

Hello fellow Debian Users, I recently purchased a Dell Optiplex 790, Installed Debian 10.9 and put an ATI Saphire card in it. Needing drivers to fix screen discoloration upon display size change, I ...
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mesa-common-dev: unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install mesa-common-dev on Ubuntu LTS: sudo apt-get install mesa-common-dev however, the system returns: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mesa-common-dev : ...
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MySQL-Workbench has uninstallable dependencies on POP!_OS

I started by installing mysql-server from the offical repos which was no problem. But here was no installation candidate for mysql-workbench in the official repos, so I opted to download the debian ...
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trying to install emailrelay on CentOS Linux 3.10.0-1127.19.1.el7.x86_64

I've got some software on a Windows box that I need to send email from. It isn't smart enough to talk to anything other than a non-encrypted SMTP server, though, so I had the bright idea(!) to sit ...
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Safe to remove Mousepad dependencies in POP_OS?

Note: Originally posted question on Ask Ubuntu and they kindly directed to this StackExchange as more appropriate for a non-official Ubuntu derivative. Background information. Currently Running ...
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Can't install apt-transport-https on Debian 9 stretch due to unmet dependencies: apt (>= 1.5~alpha4)

I have a Dockerfile which is built in a CI/CD pipeline. It starts with a Drupal image based on Debian 9 stretch and installs Node 10. Building the image has worked for the past three years but it ...
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