Using the dev_setup script on Linux Mint 19 (Based on Ubuntu 18.04) tries to remove packages:
The following packages will be REMOVED: blender gstreamer0.10-plugins-good ia32-libs libasound2-plugins:i386 libavdevice-ffmpeg56 libfluidsynth1:i386 libjack-jackd2-0 libjack-jackd2-0:i386 libsdl-mixer1.2:i386 The following NEW packages will be installed: flac gir1.2-harfbuzz-0.0 icu-devtools jq libasound2-dev libexpat1-dev libfann-dev libfann2 libffi-dev libglib2.0-dev libglib2.0-dev-bin libgraphite2-dev libharfbuzz-dev libharfbuzz-gobject0 libicu-dev libicu-le-hb-dev libicu-le-hb0 libiculx60 libjack-dev libjack0 libjpeg-dev libjpeg-turbo8-dev libjpeg8-dev libjq1 libonig4 libout123-0 libpcre3-dev libpcre32-3 libpcrecpp0v5 libportaudiocpp0 libpython-dev libpython2.7-dev libpython3-dev libpython3.6-dev libssl-dev libtool mpg123 portaudio19-dev python-dev python-gobject-2-dev python-setuptools python2.7-dev python3-dev python3.6-dev screen swig swig3.0 uuid-dev zlib1g-dev 0 upgraded, 49 newly installed, 9 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Why does it conflict with blender and ia32-libs? I need both. Willing to investigate the cause as I would like to give Mycroft a try but not by removing other software that I depend on.