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 install metasploit and armitage in Ubuntu?

I've a problem with Armitage and Metasploit. I tried this commands to install them sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Then a pasted this and saved the list deb http:// http.kali.org/kali kali main ...
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OpenNMS installation fails with error, Apt-Get broken

I was installing OpenNMS and during the install it fails with following error Preparing to unpack .../slpd_1.2.1-9_amd64.deb ... Stopping OpenSLP server: slpd. Unpacking slpd (1.2.1-9) over (1.2.1-9) ...
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Errors when updating apt package list

When I attempt to update the package list with: sudo apt-get update I get these errors: W: Failed to fetch "http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease W: Failed ...
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How to fix apt-get upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

I get the following error when running sudo apt-get upgrade. I have tried the commonly recommended fixes for upgrade errors (sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f) to no avail. Here is ...
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Installing from the internet vs repos

So I'm on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP HDX 16 Laptop and have a few questions regarding installing software. First thing I did was sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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'unable to locate package libnl-3 dev', kali linux 1.0.6 gnome 3.4.2 [on hold]

sudo apt-get install libnl-3-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package libnl-3-dev
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How can I clean my /boot partition? [duplicate]

My /boot partition is "full". I cannot clean old kernels. I have tried sudo apt-get clean and autoremove. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts. gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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How to repair my apt-get

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with HWE stack (kernel 3.16) on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265. I've been trying to install the proprietary drivers fglrx drivers in order to be able to switch ...
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“apt-get autoremove -y” CPU intensive

I remove "apt-get autoremove -y" commands to clean-up un-required packages.But it causes CPU spikes in system time. I have tried with nice and ionice too but didn't help. It can be solved by 2 ways:- ...
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How to install libguestfs-tools 1.26 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Default version of libguestfs-tools for Ubuntu 12.04 is 1.14 but I want to install the newer version ( 1.26 ). Can you please tell me how to do that ?
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sbuild error: Only one build is permitted

I am trying to build a package for ubuntu trusty using sbuild, but few dependencies are available in vivid repo. So, I added the vivid repo with --extra-repository tag with sbuild command. But I am ...
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fresh re installation of ckan, jetty, solr

I am trying to install ckan on my ubuntu 14.04, but i got into some errors that i cant fix, so i decided to do a fresh installation after i remove everything from my computer. I am getting some errors ...
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“E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update”

When I was trying to resolve the issue with a cron job, which had thrown a log like 'MTA missing', I just had to go for a Postfix installation. On trying the installation, it ended up with the ...
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My “great” ubuntu 14.04 LTS totaly crashed after tlp instalation

My Dell Inspiron worked like vacuum cleaner with ubuntu 14. Not far I found solution on this forum about tlp power manager that could resolve my problem. But after I tried to use this awesome advise ...
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python-pil.imagetk says it depends on python-tk (>= 2.5.2-1.1), but actually demands python-tk (>= 2.7.7-2)

Ubuntu 14.04. When i run apt-cache show python-pil.imagetk, it says that it depends on python-tk (>= 2.5.2-1.1). However, when I try to install it with sudo apt-get install python-pil.imagetk, it ...
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Apt-get crash on any install operation

I have weird issue with ubuntu 14.04. When I trying update my system or install any software I have an error ➜ ~ sudo apt-get install 4digits Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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apt-get removed, how to reinstall it?

I have accidentally removed apt-get, how do I reinstall it? $ sudo apt-get update sudo: apt-get: command not found $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure apt /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: apt is broken or not fully ...
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How to install Mono 4.0 [duplicate]

I want to use Mono on VSCode, so I installed Mono 3.2.8 but VSCode told me I need Mono 3.10 or higher so I decide to just install Mono 4 but I just can't. I uninstalled Mono-Complete, added PPA for ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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Unpacking linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic (3.16.0-34.47) over (3.16.0-34.45)

I want to change Java 8 to Java 7. I planned to Remove Java 8 First. I run the Following cmd sudo apt-get purge oracle-java8-installer I got the Following Error Reading package lists... ...
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Damaged and locked dependencies

First of all I point out I'm not expert so sorry if I don't understand something or I write some silly stuff. I downloaded the TLP for power saving while using my laptop with the battery, even though ...
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Node Package Manager got corrupted in some way, now it cannot be installed

I ran into a problem today when I decided to use npm update -g in a nodejs app directory. This was a bad decision, because it caused me to run into a common and disastrous problem with npm. The ...
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Broken boot ubuntu 15.04 - Adding repository from live-usb

When I installed ubntu 15 I pressed ctrl c and the installation was interrupted. I got the error about kernel-panic. I try to do a boot-reapir using a live-cd. I ran it with purge grub as was ...
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Unable to insall libgtk2.0-dev on ubuntu 12.04

I am using opencv 3 on ubunut 12.04 and while displaying an image the error message asks me to build the library with libgtk2.0-dev. I tried sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev but I get the following ...
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Slow Repositories

I have the following problem with my two Ubuntu installations at home: installing software using apt-get or the software center takes AGES, I mean, the download speed is very slow. I have already ...
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Need help removing a program

I'd installed vim using apt-get, but in my infinite wisdom, I decided to uninstall it and try installing from source. I don't know why, but the end result was kind of borked up. I'm trying to ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Ubuntu 15.04

Tried to use apt-get commands and was getting this back from my VPS. Not sure where to go, I have tried a few things but no luck. Thanks, Zac. Out put of sudo apt-get install default-jdk: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error (2)

Hey guys Ive a similar problem that the (1) questions, i leave the screnshots of my error prompts apt-cache policy locales locales: Instalados: 2.13+git20120306-12.1 Candidato: ...
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Steam package conflict [on hold]

I'm installing Steam on my Acer c720p Chromebook with ElementaryOS. But I've an issue during the installation. While finalizing the installation at the first launch, Steam installs 3 packages: ...
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PPA Pinning, trying to install qemu with glusterfs packages

I need to have glusterfs enabled qemu, however default repository qemu is not built with glusterfs support. I have found a ppa & added it, I made the pinning in apt preferences, however even when ...
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apt-get cancel pending task

Hi I wanted to install Oracle JDK so followed the steps in the following SO page http://askubuntu.com/a/521154. The first two steps went fine but the entering the last step I am getting the following ...
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As an administrator how to restrict users from Installing certain packages?

I want to know how does an administrator disable users/groups from downloading certain packages. For example, let it be the youtube-dl package which enables download YouTube videos, or let it be ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 Error when attempting to uninstall Software Center [duplicate]

When using a terminal to remove Software Center I get the following errors: rick@RICK-LAPTOP:~$ sudo apt-get remove software-center [sudo] password for rick: Reading package lists... Error! E: ...
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Debian's Depend: tag doesn't work with apt-get

Package A_0.0_all.deb's control file contains a dependency on Package B 0.0: Depends: B (= 0.0) Package B_0.0_all.deb's control file has the version 0.0: Version: 0.0 Sitting in the same Debian ...
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apt-get detects no package [duplicate]

I have a problem which is probably linked to the internet problems. I have an ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a partition on MBP, and I have very recently got the Wi-Fi driver working. However, it is very slow. ...
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Cannot download libapache2-mod-fastcgi

I'm trying to install libapache2-mod-fastcgi. But I get an error: root@Rx:~# apt-get install libapache2-mod-fastcgi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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acl can't be installed on ubuntu server

setfacl/getfacl commands not running on my server, it says: The program 'setfacl' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install acl when i tried to install it, it ...
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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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Vlc - package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

I tried to install Vlc 2.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as it not available on Ubuntu Software Centre using following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update && ...
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libtool installed but not on path after installation

I am trying to install libtool. It appears to not be available even after I install it. Any help valued. ubuntu@ip-172-30-2-10:/opt/backend.mydomain.com/HaLVM$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...
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Ubuntu apt-get unable to fetch packages [closed]

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy) and anything I try to install via sudo apt-get install is failing and throwing a series of 404 erros. Example - installing tmux [jeeves@HAL] hadoop > sudo ...
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How can I remove a package?

How to remove linux-image-extra-3.13.0-49-generic from my system? I can't install any package because of this error: $ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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EC2 instances failing to reach eu-west-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com [closed]

I'm trying to setup a few EC2 instances on AWS in the eu-west-1 region with a VM created from Ubuntu 14.04 x64 (ami-b17a12c6) AMI. When I do attempt to update the source list sudo apt-get update ...
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What does “dpkg: warning: while removing directory /usr/local not empty so not removed” mean?

I installed Comodo Antivirus just out of curiousity and when i removed it with sudo apt-get --purge remove cav-linux i got this: dpkg: warning: while removing directory /usr/local not empty so not ...
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How do you solve apt-get update error “Could not resolve”?

I just purchased server space with a VPS provider. The first thing I wanted to do is install the lastest version of Nginx. I followed the official instructions from Nginx as described here. Everything ...
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Can I install libpoppler-dev on Ubuntu 14.04

It appears as per apt, that libpoppler-dev depends on libpoppler46, which depends on libtiff4. libtiff4 cannot be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (which already has libtiff5 in my case). Can you suggest a ...
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How to resolve 307 proxy redirect in Ubuntu 13.10?

Whenever I use apt-get update, it results in an error Err http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner Sources 307 Proxy Redirect [IP: 91.189.92.191 80] : : W: Failed to fetch ...
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14.04.2 apt-get: segfault: error 4 in libstdc++.so.6.0.19

I'm fairly new to Linux so please forgive some ignorance! I've installed 14.04.2 Server 3 times now on a Dell Poweredge C6220. Every time the installation appears to complete without error yet as ...
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apt-get install -f — Error: no space left on disk

I had cache limit problems with GPG keys. A post here solved that, and now sudo apt-get update runs without any errors. Now sudo apt-get upgrade does not work. It tells me to try sudo apt-get -f ...