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Old 12-08-2006, 11:15 AM   #1
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Libraries and dependencies


It seems everytime I try and install something on ubuntu or nubuntu that i have to install a thousand libraires that whatever i'm installing is dependent on. it gets old. Is there an easy way to install stuff everything it's dependent on
 
Old 12-08-2006, 11:21 AM   #2
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I am not familiar with Ubuntu, but doesnt sudo apt-get install , automagically take care of the dependencies for you?
 
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It seems everytime I try and install something on ubuntu or nubuntu that i have to install a thousand libraires that whatever i'm installing is dependent on. it gets old. Is there an easy way to install stuff everything it's dependent on
Only a thousand?.....
This is the way of Linux--we call it "dependency hell"

The first thing to use should always be the package manager and repositories---this handles all of the dependencies. Luckily, you have picked a distro that has a very good system.

Depending on what you want to install, you may have to add some more repository links to you synaptic preferences.
 
  


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