Advanced Packaging Tool, the package manager for Debian-based distributions. It is also the most used tool for installing packages in Ubuntu. Questions about using any of the apt tools should use this tag.

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How to get the sound back in my Bluetooth headphones

Well I was walking home from school one day and found these in a box that said "free" on it so I took them. I charged them up when I got home and they seemed fine till I tried to play music and I ...
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Replacing Nouveau driver with Nvidia driver

I am running a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04, and I want to use Nvidia drivers rather than the default Nouveau drivers. So, as advised here ...
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updates from repo will not work

I need some guidance with my 1st repo. I created a repo with apache 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 14.04. I can access the repo from the gui but when doing an apt-get with kali I am told the line in source ...
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Unmet dependencies when uninstalling a package

I want to remove a package which I have previously installed (well, I tried to install it, but it never installed correctly). The package name is "cuda", and so I tried the command: sudo apt-get ...
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How do I tell a shell script my password?

I've been trying to create a script that runs sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get autoremove whenever I log in. It goes like this: #!/bin/bash (sudo apt-get update) (sudo apt-get autoremove) But ...
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apt-get update stopps at 99% [7 Packages gzip 0B] [on hold]

apt-get update stops at... 99% [7 Packages gzip 0B] .My system showing ubuntu 12 and python version is 2.6.
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Install linux package in iso into ubuntu [duplicate]

here I want to ask, I am familiar with ubuntu, with unity, shortcuts, etc. I have learned about Kali linux, I have installed Kali linux in my PC but I am not familiar with the environment, I've had ...
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GPG error: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key

I really understand same topic already exist but there is no solution. I have done tries clean install of Elementary OS Based on 14.04 32bit & 64bit as well. I keep on receiving error while doing ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved

This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between software packages which are not allowed to be ...
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How to play Mp4 format? I get the following error [on hold]

E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
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'Error:BrokenCount>0'. This usually means that your installed packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I'm receiving this error after my PC crash while installing some programs : 'Error:BrokenCount>0' An error occurred. Please run the Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a ...
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What should I do about seeing the message “/boot/config-3.2.0-74-generic: No such file or directory”?

I have seen some odd error messages about missing files after running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y flashplugin-installer Specifically that some config file in /boot/ was ...
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cannot install wine on mint 17.1 [on hold]

i have a linux mint 17.1 installed, and the apt-get install wine wont do the trick. it returns the following: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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Download a package and all it's dependency tree even if one is installed already or not in 12.04 LTS?

You see no matter a package or one of it's dependency is already installed I want all of them to be downloaded to my system, how to achieve that in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
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How can I fix this dependency issue that broke Makerware with my last update?

Today I updated Ubuntu 14.04 and Makerware was removed! I tried to install it and got his message: $ sudo apt-get install makerware Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to remove MySql apt repo

I was trying to install MySql on my system running Ubuntu 14.04. So I added a MySql apt from the link Steps to fresh install MySql After running into a lot of trouble and realizing the apt uses libs ...
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Unable to install package via apt-get although it is listed on ubuntu package manager

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Following the instructions here, I see the Python 2.7.9 package here: http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/python2.7/ However apt-get install or apt-cache search ...
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how to install ANT in ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to install Apache ANT in Ubuntu I downloaded the package (apache-ant-1.9.4-bin.tar.gz) and in a terminal I gave a command like this sudo apt-get install ...
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Error installing skype

enter code hereI got this wile doing the first step to installing skype on my comuputer-(saucy) dj@localhost:~$ sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2 [sudo] password ...
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Prompt the user to overwrite/compare config file own repo/package

I created my own repository so I can provide a newer version of a package than the one the Ubuntu repository currently holds. I'm using reprepro and fpm to create the .deb package. The issue that I'm ...
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apt-get update issue [duplicate]

When I am trying to update using apt-get it is showing following error at the end: Fetched 3,634 kB in 3min 39s (16.6 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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Problems installing packages from one system to another via scripts

System -> Ubuntu 14.04 System in VM -> Ubuntu DEV 14.04 I'm using the following scripts : Back up packages #!/bin/bash dir=source_files # if directory doesn't exist then make it if [ ! -d ...
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ubuntu hanging at unpacking linux header 3.13.0-49

My Acer desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 was hanging after sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade at the unpacking of linux header 3.13.0-49. The mouse and screen seemed frozen.
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GPG error: http://packages.osrfoundation.org

when I update using 'apt-get update' on ubuntu-14.04, I got the following error, W: GPG error: http://packages.osrfoundation.org trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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GPG error : http://repos.rcn-ee.net

when I update using apt-get update on Beaglebone black, I got the following error, W: GPG error: http://repos.rcn-ee.net trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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I'm trying to install programs/apt upgrade and this group of libs aren't allowing me to do so

I can't apt-get upgrade, I also tried installing software with the software center but no luck since those libs need dependencies. I tried removing them but that didn't work and I also tried various ...
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i get this error when i type sudo apt get update [duplicate]

W: Duplicate sources.list entry <http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main> amd64 Packages ...
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Broken link for kernel (nonexistent future version)

My version (from lsb_release -a): No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic I want to make some room ...
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Can i remove a package from apt without uninstall

is it posible to remove a package from apt without uninstall it from disc? I have a broken owncloud package. I was able to repare the installation manually but now i always get an update error ...
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Trusty on SD card under Crouton - corrupted disk?

This question relates to Crouton only in that Ubuntu is running under it on my Chromebook. I've installed 14.04 with xfce on an ext4-formatted SD card. I seem to be having all kinds of problems, and ...
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Finding how many times a given package has been installed

Is there any way to see how many times a package in the repos (say, firefox) has been installed?
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Unable to run apt-get with proxy even after setting the environment variables

I was trying to configure proxy in my lubuntu 14.04. Since I wanted to use the username and password for my proxy authentication, I opted ntlm and installed it. Now I can use my proxy link as ...
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Quick Webhost Script for LAMP - How do I import localhost for www.example.com?

I have the following script written: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-utils sudo service apache2 restart sudo apt-get install mysql-server ...
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sudo apt-get update Not Working | Malformed Line [duplicate]

I was attempting to Install Skype on my system. As some of you already know, Skype is only available for 32-bit Linux systems. So I was following a tutorial online when I attempted to install 32-bit ...
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Broken libgcrypt11 dependency

I've run a casual apt-get update && apt-get upgrade command. The process completed (with an error): You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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What packages are installed by `sudo apt-get install r-base`?

I have add the following link to my repository list deb http://stat.ethz.ch/CRAN/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/ When running sudo apt-get install r-base, what packages in ...
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please help installing missing pkgs [on hold]

I tried to install exploration software for multirobot but i got many errors regarding dependency problems i tried several times to install them but I couldnot could anyone help me please thanks ...
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Error adding a repository to /etc/apt/sources.list

On ubuntu 14.04, I followed http://mirror.its.dal.ca/cran/bin/linux/ubuntu/README which says Installation and compilation of R or some of its packages may require Ubuntu packages from the "backports" ...
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W: GPG error: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 14.04, I followed http://mirror.its.dal.ca/cran/bin/linux/ubuntu/README to add the following to /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://stat.ethz.ch/CRAN/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/ When I run ...
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Can someone provide a real, correct and genuine sources.list for Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now and I have been having all problems that I needed not to post a thread for to get answers, until I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Vivid. Ubuntu is great but each ...
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Unmet dependencies unable to fix

I'm running ubuntu 14.04. I cannot use software center to install anything, even a local deb package so I have to rely on Terminal. Recently I was trying to install mysql-server which generated error ...
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unable to intall r-base on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

while installing a newer latest version of r by removing the previous version of r(3.0.2) I got the following problem. anupam :~$ sudo apt-get install r-base Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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sudo add-apt-repository throws an exception

I'm running ubuntu 14.10 on VMware player at my office. Whenever I try to add a repository, I get this exception. root@ubuntu:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer Traceback (most recent call ...
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What does this 'apt-get remove' instruction do?

What does the following code do? I found it on internet so I copied it and pasted it into terminal but when I installed a new kernel it only detects the old one. sudo apt-get remove --purge $(dpkg ...
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Error: no “edit” mailcap rules found for type “application/octet-stream”

I was recently trying to make an edit that I found Here that would pretty much allow me to install from the Terminal without being harassed with writing my very long and difficult password each time. ...
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Update Manger offline error

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, using the i3 window manager. I'm having troubles with the Software and Updates for my system. When I start the update-manager I get this screen : The internet is working ...
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Unable to install tor, access to directories denied [duplicate]

E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission ...
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How to re-install libgcc1:i386 which breaks libgcc1?

So, I went and did something very stupid. I have ubuntu-toolchain-r repository added to repositories which has up to some time ago provided libgcc1:i386 among other things. For a some time now the ...
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Apt-Get missing keys and won't let me add new ones [duplicate]

APT gives me this when I run sudo apt-get update: W: GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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I've signed a deb package multiple times, now how can I remove a signature?

How can I remove signatures from a deb package signed with a gpg key by dpkg-sig? I have a particular apt repository that I've set up, which through research and testing led me to manually sign my ...