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MEGASync installation failed due to dependency
« on: April 26, 2017, 03:18:48 am »
I am trying to install MEGASync Client -> megasync-Debian_7.0_amd64.deb but returns Dependency is not satisfiable: libcrypto++9 in terminal. I tried installing libcrypto++9 but it says it was replaced by libcrypto++9v5:i386 and libcrypto++9v5. So I installed 9v5 for amd64. I confirmed it was installed
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apt-cache policy  libcrypto++9v5
it return its installed. Tried updating but no luck yet - cannot install.
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Re: MEGASync installation failed due to dependency
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2017, 06:26:52 am »
Welcome aboard, josephgodwinke !

Generally speaking, when I run across situations like that, I simply haxor the .deb file, remove the dependency  from the control file, and repackage it. 

I need to run.  If you're not comfortable doing the above, I'm sure someone else will provide a more conventional solution.

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Re: MEGASync installation failed due to dependency
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2017, 07:02:48 am »
Hi josephgodwinke,

Welcome to the forums.

It would be better if you downloaded the Ubuntu .deb file for 16.04. You can get the 64bit version here
https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/xUbuntu_16.04/amd64/megasync-xUbuntu_16.04_amd64.deb

or the 32bit version here
https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/xUbuntu_16.04/i386/megasync-xUbuntu_16.04_i386.deb

Hope this helps

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Re: MEGASync installation failed due to dependency
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2017, 07:03:52 am »
Hi josephgodwinke, welcome to the Peppermint Forum  ;).  You're using the wrong .deb file.  You need to use the one for Ubuntu 16.04 not Debian 7.  Make sure you download the correct version for your machine, 32-bit or 64-bit.  If it still gives you problems. let us know and well show you how to install it from the command line.  I hope this helps - good luck  ;).
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Re: MEGASync installation failed due to dependency
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2017, 07:28:11 am »
Hi josephgodwinke,

Welcome to the forums.

It would be better if you downloaded the Ubuntu .deb file for 16.04. You can get the 64bit version here
https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/xUbuntu_16.04/amd64/megasync-xUbuntu_16.04_amd64.deb

or the 32bit version here
https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/xUbuntu_16.04/i386/megasync-xUbuntu_16.04_i386.deb

Hope this helps

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This worked! Actually All the answering posts before this one are correct @AndyInMokum

I guess i am mistaking peppermint for debian instead this is actually a fork of ubuntu. I am newbie Peppermint os user but I have used other linux distributions for 5 years now!
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