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spotify installation error

I have tried installing Spotify on linux but getting this error. spotify-client : Depends: libgconf-2-4 but it is not installable Recommends: libavcodec57 but it is not installable or ...
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need help installing python dependencies

I'm using Linux Mint 18.3 mate. I found the program Kolorcontrol (https://github.com/Ablinne/kolorcontrol), written in python3, that hopefully would help me correct a color cast on my screen. The ...
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Are dependencies suffixed with -dev on linux only required during compilation, or are they required to run the program too?

One of the libraries that I am using to build a program on Linux (Ubuntu) says it requires the following dependencies to be installed: libgl1-mesa-dev libxi-dev libxcursor-dev libxrandr-dev ...
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Dependency error: install MongoDB on Amazon Linux

I need to install MongoDB community edition on an Amazon Linux machine. I followed the steps described in the MongoDB documentation that are, very simply: Create the repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d ...
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Dependency problem tkinter

I am trying to install a package, specifically tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7.x86_64.rpm, on Oracle Linux 7. I run into a dependency problem: Error: Package: tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7.x86_64 (/tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7....
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Troubles with the installation of R on Ubuntu 18.04

I have this version of Ubuntu Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic on my computer in a dual boot with Windows. I have tried to install R ...
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wget not working on Arch and having depdendencies to both libnettle.so.6 and libnettle.so.7

I think upgrading the system with pacman -Syu after a year of inactivity is the issue. Now pacman can't download anything as wget won't run anymore with the following error: wget: error while ...
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Is there a website that keeps track of which software versions are available in which distributions? [duplicate]

I want to find out and keep track of which package versions I should support when writing software for other people to install and use. There is a website (https://caniuse.com) that helps you find ...
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APT complains of broken/unmet dependencies for my package, but they are available in my repository. How to fix?

I manage an apt repository, for package PACKAGE, which has dependency (DEPENDENCY<<1.2). Both PACKAGE and DEPENDENCY are available in my repository. We just released a version of DEPENDENCY (...
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Problem building and installing a Git package, make and make install can't see dependency

(linux newbie, 3 days in) Linux Mint 18.1 Trying to install: https://github.com/Rangi42/polished-map/blob/master/INSTALL.md Dependency issue: fltk-config Error message on make: g++ -c -std=c++...
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Dependent system service not being started, despite After=, Requires=, and PartOf= in configuration

I have a service child.service that depends on parent.service. I would like child.service to start (or restart) any time parent.service is started or restarted. I have been reading U&L Stack ...
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Yum fails to respect version requirements for package

I have a problem using yum to resolve dependencies for my project, which consists of multiple RPMs that we build ourselves. I have built an RPM with: Requires: Database-devel = 1.0.0 But when I run: ...
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Parrot OS applications cannot open shared libraries

I have a Parrot OS Linux Distribution, and I recently installed Cinnamon Desktop Environment. Many of the MATE applications were uninstalled, and I wanted them back. I opened Synaptic, and I installed ...
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Removing a single dependency via USE flag in Gentoo

I have a system whose sound is currently pulseaudio-{dis,en}abled, and I'm trying to remove pulseaudio. I first ran a emerge --update --newuse --deep @world and that worked fine. Then I added "-...
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debian package cross build error - dpkg-shlibdeps error couldn't find library

I am building a debian installer package on Ubuntu 16.04, to be installed on my Arm64 system, however am having difficulty resolving library dependencies during the build. I run the following debuild ...
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Identifying dependencies of binary not already existing in distro and copy them

I'm trying to create a "copy" of a binary with all it's required dependencies and shared libraries. Since I'm copying to a same version of my distro I don't want to include shared libraries already ...
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Compiling a “portable version” binary of a program

For lots of open source software, the compiling and installation step is usually ./configure, make & make install. However in this process configure may locate dependencies in the system, and make ...
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how to find packages that have a couple of the same dependencies?

my specific need: I'd like to find any debian packages that have both ncurses and portaudio as dependencies (not just among the ones installed on my machine). How could I search for that kind of ...
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Why I can not install qt5-default on raspbian buster

I used katoolin to install some updated qt5 softwares. After I removed the links from the sources.list file everything was okay. I uninstalled the qt5-default then. Today when I tried to install qt5-...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies: mariadb-server

How can I get Mariadb running again? My WordPress site is returning: Error establishing a database connection It seems that my database is down. (I updated Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 and have had ...
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Unable to install python3-pip on Debian 8

I want to install python3-pip but I always get errors: sudo apt-get install python3-pip The following packages have unmet dependencies: python3-pip : Depends: python3-setuptools but it is not going ...
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Cannot install synaptics driver. apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics leads to broken packages

I have just purchased a thinkpad and it has synaptic input device but ubuntu 18.4 does not come with synaptics touchpad driver. I am trying to implement the solution given here but running sudo apt-...
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Why did I get the following problem with installing freeglut3-dev in the first place, and what should I have done differently?

I was faced with the following problem when trying to install freeglut3-dev. I'm curious why I got this problem in the first place, and what, if anything, I should have done differently. This is on ...
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Does Google Chrome require some parts of GNOME3?

Does Google Chrome require some parts of GNOME3? I never pay attention to dependencies but this caught my eye. So... does it? And if I'm using f.i. MATE or Xfce do I "lose" something so to speak? [....
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Problem installing some packages

My command and errors: root@berbidserver:~# sudo apt-get install libxml-parser-perl libpath-class-perl perl-modules screen rsync sudo e2fsprogs unzip subversion pure-ftpd libarchive-zip-perl libc6 ...
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How to prevent APT from keeping packages I didn't install?

When I install packages via apt-get install <package> or aptitude install <package> and remove them afterwards with apt-get purge <package>; apt-get autoremove --purge, my system is ...
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How to list packages that depend on a certain version of a dependency?

I heard that maybe upgrading to a newer version of FFMPEG than what's included in Debian by default might solve some of my problems. But I've had bad experiences with upgrading packages like that, ...
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mono dependencies on CentOS 7

I am trying to install mono as described here. In the root shell... su root I tried following command yum install mono-devel as mentioned on the web-page, but got stuck at installation of ...
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How do library files (*.so) resolve shared dependencies?

If I invoke the following command: ldd mylib.so this then yields something along the lines of: libopencv_features2d.so.4.1 => /usr/local/lib/libopencv_features2d.so.4.1 (0x00007f83dee6b000) If ...
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broken Ubuntu after failed release-upgrade

I recently attempted a do-release-upgrade, which unfortunately was interrupted during the process (it is a remote machine, that I can only access through ssh), and I now encounter many broken ...
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Yum fails to find dependencies that seem to be installed already

I'm unable to "yum install wireshark-gnome" or wireshark on a Centos 7 box. running from the SU prompt, I get this error at the end: --> Running transaction check ---> Package wireshark.x86_64 ...
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Is this package dependency conflict with liberation-fonts a bug?

Google's google-chrome-stable requires the following dependency: liberation-fonts 1:2.00.5-3.fc30 updates Fedora's Wine package requires the following dependency: liberation-narrow-fonts 1.07.6-1....
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Using gocr app fails with broken dependency errors

How to use gocr to convert .png to .txt please? Optical Character Recognition --- gocr 0.50 20130305 Copyright (C) 2001-2010 Joerg Schulenburg GPG=1024D/53BDFBE3 released under the GNU General ...
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution) libreoffice

Every time I try to upgrade it shows me this message sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --...
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Why did my package manager resolve a different set of depenencies when reinstalling a package?

I tried to remove the gnome-themes-extra package which also removed a few dependencies: ================================================================================ Package Arch ...
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How can I install the missing dependencies for sentinel dVPN?

I am trying to install a VPN client (sentinel dVPN) on Linux Mint 18.2 with the .deb The package manager returns: "Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: shadowsocks-libev" sudo apt-get install ...
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systemd start Service B only after Service A has finished

I've been searching around for an hour or two but cannot seem to find the correct solution. Here's the situation: I have multiple services. I start up Service A, which runs a docker container. That ...
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cuda has unmet dependencies but --fix broken install does not help

OS is ubuntu 18.04 This problem has originated from trying to install QGIS. Or I should say reinstalling QGIS, as I have had this package installed before. Somehow it got broken. When I try to ...
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Fixing Unmet Dependancies

I am running Linux Mint 19.1. Whilst downloading a 3D editing software I believe someone's coding instructions have caused an issue with my system. I am currently trying to download gThumb from ...
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why these dependency error while sudo apt upgrade?

tsheri@DESKTOP-9BSR0SP:~$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these. ...
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How to make apt in Debian not care about a version mismatch?

I used dpkg to force install some packages (openjdk) from a different Debian release (Sid) on to my current install (Stretch). It seems to work (can compile a "hello world") but trying to install ...
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Dependency failed for Local File System - booting Debian

I have been looking quite thoroughly on the internet for an answer to this strange issue that suddenly appeared : My Debian distribution (4.9.0-6-686) boots with the failure message : [DEPEND] ...
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Ubuntu 16: pip3 installs to Python2 instead of Python3

Having issues linking pip to python 3.7. Both pip and pip3 been installed but linking to Python 2.7. I have tried to reinstall Python3 and then pip, but no progress. I get the following message: ...
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Unmet broken dependencies debian

I know there a lot of such question were asked, but no one answer helped me. Here is an error I beat with for few hours already. Here is my source.list I tried apt-get clean sudo apt --fix-broken ...
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Is it possible to for an RPM to run a script if a dependency is updated?

I'm thinking of writing an RPM that contains a Python virtual environment. A Python virtual environment contains a copy of the Python executable (which is a thin shell around the Python shared library)...
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I get these errors from dpkg-reconfigure, few packages throw errors while processing

I cannot seem to install any package at the app at the moment, it seems like the packages required for those apps to install are bad, I have searched and tried some solutions but those same packages ...
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Can't install KDE on Linux Mint due to “E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages”

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop software-properties-kde python3-software-properties Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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get error while installing gcc with yum

i changed my yum repository to /media and mounted iso of CentOS-7-x86 to /media and used yum install packagename to install packages with dependencies, got no errors but when i tried to install gcc i ...
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What has happened to the package open-vm-tools-dkms in Debian?

It seems open-vm-tools-dkms was deprecated in Debian 9 (Stretch) and is no longer available in Debian 10 (Buster). What does this mean — is the functionality obsolete or has it moved to some other ...
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Error building Docker container images on CentOS 7

I'm trying to build a CentOS 7 Docker container from a minimal template as below FROM centos:AUTO_SELECT_VERSION RUN yum -y install yum-plugin-ovl \ && yum -y install lsof perl file tar ...