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Using Redshift on Elementary OS

You can install redshift from repository ufficial of Ubuntu/Elementary OS. Just run it in your terminal: $ sudo apt-get install redshift redshift-gtk $ sudo apt-get install libxcb1-dev libxcb-randr0-...
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Skype - can't install it on Freya

This is the normal result (unmet dependencies) with apt-get when there is a need to remove or replace a package with its other arch. The message is clear in aptitude command: xdg-user-dirs : ...
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Unable to install skype on elementary OS

The quickest way to find such problem is to verify the enabled repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list file directly and don't trust software-properties-gtk GUI tool. trusty-security & trusty-...
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Missing index files from elementary repo

The "FREYA" distribution doesn't exist at ppa:elementary-os/os-patches repository. The correct name is "TRUSTY". To change this you can launch "Software and updates", searching it on Slingshot ...
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Gnome software centre is not installing

Actually this issue is dealt with here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/879495/update-after-purging-intel-01-org-driver-removed-gnome-software/879516 There is a problem with Ubuntu Xenial packages I ...
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Why do I get these errors?

Actually these error messages tell you pretty much the problem: there are some source repositories that are defined twice, in the files /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elementary-os-ubuntu-os-patches-xenial....
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Can't install/remove, upgrade/update ANYTHING

It looks like the version of Libre office you try to install cannot work together with the version of Open Office you have. Try to boot into the recovery mode and fix broken packages from there. To ...
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Elementary os 6 Odin not updating due to unmet dependency

You may be able to resolve this by re-installing the common libraries for the Nvidia driver. From a Terminal, run this command to re-install the common libraries: sudo apt --reinstall install ...
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Elementary os 6 Odin not updating due to unmet dependency

So to solve my issue, i removed the nvidia 470 driver through app center by the following way: open appcenter->clicking the installed tab->then by selecting nvidia-driver-470-> click ...
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Installed Libreoffice by adding the Libreoffice PPA - now system is broken

Okay, this is weird I just ran it again to get the error message and it has actually fixed my system now. Can anyone advise how it would suddenly fix itself. Literally haven't changed anything and the ...
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tried very hard to install wine but it always shows this

As far I understand the issue, it is caused because of a missing dependence in Ubuntu 18.04 on which elementary OS Hera is based on. Wine after 4.5 seems to need libfaudio to be working. You can ...
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(libcups2) dependency hell after apt upgrade

Thank you for your input, I found the fix. Add deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-proposed restricted main multiverse universe to the /etc/apt/sources.list, and apt upgrade -f ...
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Loki Broken dependencies. Not sure how to fix (Sudo apt-get install -f won't help)

The error message says there is no more space on the disk. Try to remove some packages or delete other files before running apt-get autoremove or install.
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Loki - running on a Chromebook using crouton

You might want to install from a terminal with sudo dpkg --install ~/Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo apt-get install -f so that you get more verbose error messages.
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Git instalattion, unmet or you have held broken packages

Guess what solved the solution. I'm a bloody idiot! I'll leave this here , so If any one else has issues like this, the solution is so simple. So easily to over look. As Loki is a beta, I did not ...
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Problems with broken packages

Try running: sudo apt-get clean and then try again this command: sudo apt-get install -f then: sudo dpkg --configure -a and finally update your packages: sudo apt-get update If this doesn't ...
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Unable to install vlc

It seems to me that you have: installed VLC from a PPA removed VLC. That will live some of its dependencies installed. removed that PPA tried to install VLC again not from that PPA without cleaning ...
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