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Ross
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Pulling my hair out using Ubuntu 14 and linux mint got various combinations of all the errors mentioned above. Last chance – fresh pc, fresh install mint

serendipity@Serendipity-AR-Sandbox ~ $ bash Build-Ubuntu.sh
Please enter your password to install Vrui’s prerequisite packages
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Note, selecting ‘libpng12-dev’ instead of ‘libpng-dev’
Note, selecting ‘libtiff5-dev’ instead of ‘libtiff-dev’
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
reque…………………………………………

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
build-essential : Depends: dpkg-dev (>= 1.13.5) but it is not going to be installed

serendipity@Serendipity-AR-Sandbox ~ $ sudo apt-get install dpkg-dev
Reading package lists… Done
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The following packages have unmet dependencies.
dpkg-dev : Depends: libdpkg-perl (= 1.17.5ubuntu5) but 1.17.5ubuntu5.4 is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

serendipity@Serendipity-AR-Sandbox ~ $ sudo apt-get install libdpkg-perl
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Suggested packages:
debian-keyring
The following packages will be upgraded:
libdpkg-perl
1 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 0 to remove and 347 not to upgrade.
Need to get 179 kB of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/main libdpkg-perl all 1.17.5ubuntu5.5 [179 kB]
Fetched 179 kB in 1s (148 kB/s)
(Reading database … 173124 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/libdpkg-perl_1.17.5ubuntu5.5_all.deb …
Unpacking libdpkg-perl (1.17.5ubuntu5.5) over (1.17.5ubuntu5.4) …
Processing triggers for man-db (2.6.7.1-1ubuntu1) …
Setting up libdpkg-perl (1.17.5ubuntu5.5) …

After installing libdpkg-perl

Ran
serendipity@Serendipity-AR-Sandbox ~ $ bash Build-Ubuntu.sh

Success everything ran fine and spinning globe was a welcome sight

so for me sudo apt-get install libdpkg-perl was the key.

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