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How to get list of dependencies of non-installed RPM package?

apt-cache show <package> shows also it's dependencies. yum info <package> does not show dependencies, but it obviously know them. How to ask yum for dependencies of specified package?
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How to make VIM settings computer-dependent in .vimrc?

I share my VIM configuration file between several computers. However, I want some settings to be specific for certain computers. For example, font sizes on the high-res laptop should be different to ...
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Unable to install ia32-libs

I am running Debian wheezy/sid x86_64 and I am trying to install the official Skype package. However I seem to be having a few dependency issues that I can't resolve. I have enabled multiarch, the ...
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Installing libraries and header files under ubuntu linux for c/c++ developement

I have to admit that I feel completely lost each time I have to fulfill the dependencies of some C or C++ code. Currently, I'm on Ubuntu 9.10, but I remember the same feeling of forlornness from ...
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How can I solve VLC's dependency “vlc-nox”?

I have installed Ubuntu (Ubuntu 2.6.38-11-generic-pae #50-Ubuntu SMP, i686 Athlon i386 GNU/Linux). I am newcomer in Linux. I am trying to install VLC media player using command line: % sudo apt-get ...
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On Ubuntu get: “-bash: ./flume No such file or directory” BUT flume is there and executable. Same binary OK on RHEL

This is already posted in serverfault - and may be more apprpriate there. Reworked a bit from the orginal posting. We have a product built on CentOS 4 32-bit Linux that runs unmodified on 32- and ...
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Ignore all dependencies for a specific package with apt-get

This is a very specific question which google didn't help answering. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with apt 0.9.7.7ubuntu4 for amd64 compiled on Oct 3 2013 15:25:56. I want to install Erlang from a .deb ...
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Installing graph-tool and aptitude dependencies

I'm trying to install graph-tool. I've changed sources.list with the "precise" repository option. I can now run sudo apt-get install graph-tool, but I get the message graph-tool : Depends: ...
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how to install xorg-fonts-75dpi properly for xboard?

I am trying to compile xboard but when I tried to run it I got the error xboard: no fonts match pattern -*-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* I googled a bit and found out that ...
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How do I install the Python module for Gnash?

My actual problem is: How do I install the Python module for Gnash? But apart from that, what basic concept am I not understanding about installing packages on Linux? I am used to installing ...
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Is there an easier way to install package newer than in repositories (CENTOS)

I'm on CentOS 6.4 and I want to install newest stable version of gtk+. So I got gtk+ from their website, but after running ./configure it starts crying about loads of dependencies that are installed, ...
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Install PhantomJS 1.6 on Centos 5.8

I'm trying to get PhantomJS v1.6 installed on my Centos 5.8 server. I'm running into the following error when trying to run phantomjs: phantomjs: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.11' ...
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Why is Linux having more dependency issues than Windows? [closed]

I have been using both Linux and Windows for the past eight years, and I feel that Linux has been having many more dependency issues than Windows while installing software. I like Linux more than ...
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Automatically `make` when dependencies change

Is there a way to have make automatically run when you edit one of the files needed for the build? Related question: Configure makefile to run on file change, but that only has an answer for Mac OS X ...
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Make regsvr32 ignore a DLL dependency

I'm trying to get some software to function that we don't have the installer to (and the company is unable to supply). A custom DLL needs registering, which we have but it relies on another DLL - a ...
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emerge complains about blocked packages: what do I do?

We have an old development server running Gentoo at work. I would like to update this system, but I keep running into problems with the packaging system. To me, it seems like there are dependencies on ...
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Installing package (xsane) without dependencies

I had to install the sane drivers with git due to my CanoScan 8800F to recognize the scanner. Scanning with "scanimage" works like a charm. But I'd prefer xsane to have a GUI. The problem is to ...
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How to create issue dependencies/links in Jira (3.13)?

We recently switched from other bug tracking software to Jira (3.13 currently ). We need to set issue linking in a manner that my task start time depends on other colleague's issue and I can not ...
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Fix libboost-dev broken dependency

I need to install fcl which depends on libboost-dev. However, libboost-dev depends on libboost1.46-dev and it refuses to install because I have the newer libboost1.48-dev. I have followed ...
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Why did “apt-get install libnss3-ld” delete everything on my system?

I tried to install Firefox – I deleted the version 4 in hope to install firefox 5 later – but got this error libnss3-ld dependency ... I decided to do this sudo apt-get install ...
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How does yum dependency resolution work?

If multiple packages satisfy a dependency for a package being installed, how does yum choose which one to automatically install? Can I force it to let me pick?
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How to create an installer for multiple applications, batch processes, dll's etc?

We have developed an application using Microsoft Kinect as a webcam. Since Kinect for Windows is still on Beta and not supported as a webcam. We needed to install and include a lot of SDK related ...
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Finding out the “tips” of currently installed MacPorts packages or graphing the dependency tree

My Mac accumulated a lot of installed ports that I may not need when reinstalling it soon. I want to only install those packages which I know I'm using, but to filter them out of the huge list of ...
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Which service should I make mine dependant on?

I want to add a dependency to my service so that it only tries to start after most of the Windows services have started. Can anyone recommend such a service that is unlikely to have been disabled for ...
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Installing cURL on Ubuntu

Am trying to install cURL on my ubuntu server using the command sudo apt-get install php5-curl However i get the following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Problems installing Subversion Perl

I'm trying to setup Bugzilla's VCS integration with Subversion. I've installed the CollabNet Subversion client CollabNetSubversion-client-1.6.16-1.i386.rpm which installs its libs to ...
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Ubuntu 10 dependencies not met

I'm getting this error when trying to do an install and build (Ubuntu 10.10): checking for DEPENDENCIES... configure: error: Package requirements ( gtk+-2.0 >= 2.10.0 pygtk-2.0 ...
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How to update the kernel from 2.6.16 on Debian squeeze?

I just did an update of my Debian system from lenny to squeeze as described here. I got some errors during the install, saying that glibc couldn't be updated. I did an apt-get -f install, which ...
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Building/Installing software with external dependencies on linux

This kind of thing tends to happen to me more than it should. Often when I am building the source of some program or even just installing a program that has external dependencies that aren't already ...
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Debian set google-chrome as gnome-www-browser

I've recently set up Debian 6.0.6 and want to install google-chrome as the default web browser. The problem is that I can't remove others browsers (Iceweasel particularly) because there is a ...
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How can Yum tell me the version of depencencies?

I've installed a package with Yum (Varnish 3.0.2). However, a feature I need has been removed so I need to roll back. According to the documentation, the feature was removed in 3.0-Beta, so I wanted ...
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For Debian server, would cloning /etc, /home and /var on a fresh install mean I won't lose my data?

On my hobby virtual server, I ran into unresolvable dependencies trap when updating kernel requires updating libc6 and vice versa, so I can not update or install any software. I made a brief ...
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Installing from rpm gives weird dependency error

I'm trying to install mysql from rpm file and this is what is get. libaio.so.1 is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 libaio.so.1(LIBAIO_0.1) is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 ...
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linux + squashfs-tools for red-hat 5.3

I want to install the squashfs-tools-4.0-5.el6.i686.rpm But I have the following dependencies ( after RPM installation ) please advice what the additional packages that I need to install on my linux ...
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Unmet Dependencies on Debian with iRedMail

I'm using Debian Squeeze to try and install iRedMail (http://www.iredmail.org/). This is the error I get: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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yum update and downgrade packages

I have two bundles: bundle 7.5.0.0.0.14 and bundle 7.5.0.0.0.11 Each one contains a bunch of .rpms, with dependencies. bundle 7.5.0.0.0.14 is an updated version of bundle 7.5.0.0.0.11, except for ...
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install drivers - dependency conflict: ubuntu 64 bits

I got the message from the system as follow: # apt-get install build-essential The package libc6 needs to be reinstalled, but I can´t find an archive for it. It is running in Ubuntu 64bits on Mac ...
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dependency resolution (CentOs - Yum)

I'm trying to install a package that depends on Java 1.7 with yum. I do I have Java 7 on my machine: #echo $JAVA_HOME $JAVA_HOME /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64 # java -version java version ...
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How do I check for dependencies before installing a Slackware package?

I have a question with regard to dependency checking. Before I download a package, I need to check to see if I have some of the dependencies already installed. How do I do that? I don't want to ...
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apt-get misdetecting versions

I have used a PPA for more recent versions of digiKam (and supporting libs). I now want to install 'standard' Wine but getthe results below. Note that I tried to install Wine first but tracing ...
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Install a software package for Ubuntu version X on the Ubuntu version Y

Unfortunately I am a total newbie when it comes to Ubuntu package installation and dependencies. I wonder: Can I install a certain version of a pre-compiled software package in Ubuntu version Y, if ...
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full list of EKG2 plugins dependencies

Every time I want to compile and install ekg2 I'm struggling with dependencies. Right now I somehow managed (again) to install all needed packages. Still I have no idea which of packaged i installed ...
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Who modifies `/etc/init.d/.depend.start` in openSUSE 11?

Where are the dependency data taken from? Which process modifies the .depend.* files and under which circumstances does this happen?
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How to recursively build a package and its dependencies on a Debian-based system?

Basically I want apt-get's dependency resolving ability, and to compile packages with customized options (such as the loader path). Can that be done with the apt-* suite? If not, perhaps I can try ...
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Dependency checker? before installing

Everyone at some point or another must have installed a program from source in Linux. I very often find myself downloading a program I want to install, run through the ./configure and lots of error ...
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Distributing binary with dependencies in Linux

I'm developing a cross-platform application and I'm having trouble with distributing a Linux binary. In Windows the dll's were - libsndfile-1.dll lua5.1.dll lua51.dll openal32.dll sfml-audio.dll ...
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Finding which OS a software requires?

How to find a (ie., Portable single executable) software requires a particular OS (Win98, Win98SE, WinME, Win2000, WinXP, Linux). I am using Win98SE in one pc and WinXP in another PC. If I ...
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Lost Power During apt-get install, Can't Resolve Missing Dependencies

I tried to install mercurial today, and the power went out. Now, when I try to install any packages, it complains about a couple of different things: >$ sudo apt-get install mercurial [sudo] ...
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apt-get and php5 on Ubuntu - Impossible to install cause of dependencies

I am trying to run sudo apt-get install php5 And getting this error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Do I need both x64 and x86 versions of the C++ redist

If I have both the x64 and the x86 version of a Microsoft C++ Redist package, can I uninstall the x86 version? If I did uninstall the x86 version, would the x64 version cover the dependencies on the ...