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Install only dependencies of a given package in Debian or Ubuntu (apt)

Is there a better way to install only the required dependencies of a package, instead of installing it directly with apt-get (or any other frontend of dpkg) and then immediately removing it, leaving ...
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2answers
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Dependency issues installing postgresql

Here is the steps I've followed to install postgresql on Debian server: add backports deb http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports squeeze-backports main contrib non-free to ...
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0answers
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Debian wheezy upgrade issue

I'm in the process of upgrading from Squeeze to Wheezy but I've hit a dependency problem I'm not sure how to reolve... So far I've done: dpkg --audit dpkg --get-selections | grep hold aptitude ...
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1answer
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I appear to be getting a recurring dependency, how do I fix this?

I am trying to install make - normally I just type sudo apt-get install make and it works, but on this server I am getting the following; The following packages have unmet dependencies: git-core: ...
0
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1answer
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How to deconfigure a Debian package

In the "Debian Policy Manual", under Chapter 7 there is a section titled "7.3 Packages which break other packages - Breaks". In that section is says (in part): When one binary package declares ...
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4answers
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How do I install a package in Debian? [closed]

How do I install a package in Debian via SSH? In my case I'm looking to install OpenSSL, but the instructions could be for installing any other package as well. UPDATE: I did run into some issues ...
0
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3answers
540 views

DEB: “Provides:” field ignored

I need to replace a package with a custom one, which gets its own name (foo-origpackage). To allow it to be used as drop-in replacement, I added the Provides: origpackage line to the control file. ...
0
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2answers
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Broken Dependencies on Debian

Currently running Debian Lenny (5.0.9). I added the following test repos to install a specific package; deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ ...
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1answer
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Applications not installing due to unmet dependencies

I was running Apache on Linode. I recently shifted to Lighttpd and removed apache, now whenever I try to install any application I get the following error. ivineet:~# apt-get install subversion ...
2
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2answers
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Debian: How to use “apt-get install” without upgrading dependencies? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get apt-get to ignore some dependencies? I need to install some packages. The package A has the package B as a dependency and requires to be (>2.0). I have ...
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1answer
884 views

Debian dependency problems / partially installed

I tried to install curl support for php 5 on my debian squeeze machine and since I'm having problems. After trying to install curl I got dependency issues which I tried to solve by removing what ...
2
votes
2answers
568 views

dpkg-checkbuilddeps?

I'm trying to build an application from source on a Debian machine; the source code includes a 'debian' directory with all the files required to build the package (control/rules etc.). When I run ...
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vote
2answers
271 views

Use Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) packages on Debian 5.0 (Lenny) instalation

Currently I have installed Debian Lenny on virtualized server provided by my local ISP. I can't upgrade it, can configure it however I want, to Squeeze but I need newest package versions provided by ...
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2answers
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debian dependencies (libssl-dev and libncurses5)

I'm trying to install under RVM the Ruby Enterpise (REE) under debian My debian is squeeze (uname -r) 2.6.18-194.26.1.el5.028stab070.14xen i did try to install ree but it complains that it is ...
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9answers
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How do I get apt-get to ignore some dependencies?

How do I make apt-get ignore some dependencies? For example, I wanted to install mailx so I can use it to send email from cron scripts/report-generating tools. However, installing mailx also installs ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Is there any suggestions if I want a dependency tool?

Our company adopt Perforce to realize code control. So we have to download all packages needed from P4 server. The major Linux distributions we use are RedHat and Ubuntu. Now we need a dependency ...
0
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1answer
469 views

General procedures and tips for solving dependency problems (Debian, Lenny)

I'm more or less as good a sysadmin as my serverfault rep mirrors. I have to upgrade a Debian (lenny) server with Plesk control panel. Plesk is supposed to manage that but the upgrade over the control ...
3
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2answers
230 views

Checking deb dependencies against the current system

I know I can list the .deb's dependencies using dpkg --info, but is there any automated way to check those dependencies against the current system? What I'm interested in, the status: whether the ...
1
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1answer
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not able to install g++ and gcc on debian

I want to use directadmin as my web control panel and it needs several packages like g++ , gcc and etc... as usuall I started to type apt-get install g++ and there problems start : dependecy ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Dependencies from a .deb file

Given just a .deb file, how do I get the list of dependencies?
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Can't install because of missing/broken (virtual) packages

First: I come from stackoverflow - I'm a programmer, not a sysadmin. Please be understanding of my ineptitude with these matters; I'll try to be as precise as possible (retagging and re-titling may ...