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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Having problem with installing apt-fast

I'm trying to install apt-fast, and I use bellow commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apt-fast/stable sudo apt-get update After updating my sources I receive following warnings: . . . Ign ...
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Resolve Unmet dependencies

vikiboy@BatCave:~$ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-openni-launch Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ros-indigo-openni-launch is already ...
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What happens if we add a dot at the end of sudo `apt-get autoremove`

sudo apt-get autoremove . OUTPUT: WARNING: The following essential packages will be removed. This should NOT be done unless you know exactly what you are doing! apt libapt-pkg4.12 (due to apt) libc6 ...
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Quickest way to install a deb only available in an older version of ubuntu? [on hold]

Although I am sure a duplicate is somewhere in AU, I could not find it. I'm in 14.10 I need configure-trackpoint What is the most simple and straightforward way to accomplish this?
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I am having trouble downloading Wine onto my Linux Mint 17 [duplicate]

I type in: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa I put in my password, then this comes up: You are about to add the following PPA to your system: Welcome to the Wine Team PPA. Here ...
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“Type 'string' is not known on line 1 in source list” [duplicate]

My software Center has been giving me problems. I think I uninstalled it using the terminal. I can't download anything via the terminal because of pkg errors: fleece@fleece-VGN-N395E:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - apt-get update error 404 not found [on hold]

I am using a virtual machine on VM VirtualBox called Mininet (downloaded from here: "http://content.udacity-data.com/courses/gt-cs6250/mininet-pyretic-vm.ova") and i am getting the following error ...
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Getting the names of users on apt-get logs

I am administering a Ubuntu server (Trusty) where several users have been given permission to run apt-get, but only two administrators have full sudo permission. I want to keep track of who installs ...
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Error message when excuting sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Whenever I execute sudo apt-get update I get this error message: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/jolicloud-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/natty/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found E: Some index ...
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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message " as: unrecognized option '--64' " I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am ...
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How to seed the apt and/or dpkg database of packages?

I have this system that has a basic Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS installation on it, but no network access. I have this set of deb packages which have been copied to some location on said machine. How do I get ...
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Security updates for old-releases

I know that I should upgrade to a newer supported Ubuntu version if possible, but: if you have no possibility to upgrade (for reasons not important here) you have to use the old-releases archive from ...
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Archive repository for Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.10 is not supported any more since May 2014. Why is there no archived version at http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ ?
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Is there a "top-level' package for ubutu 14.0?

With a really dumb move, I removed the pulseaudio package on my machine and reinstalled it. The resulting desktop is broken (all the packages that are dependent on pulseaudio have not been ...
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Hash Sum Mismatch when installing Spotify on 14.04

I'm trying to install Spotify for Ubuntu 14.04. I add the repo and accept the Spotify server key using sudo add-apt-repository 'deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free' sudo apt-key adv ...
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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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I'm trying to do a sudo apt-get upgrade, but there are some packages that are no longer required. Should I remove them? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my packages and there were some packages that were automatically installed and are no longer required. What should I do? I'm asked to use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them, but ...
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How to prevent go to dpkg-reconfigure mode during installing

Is there any switch which tell apt-get command not to go to dpkg-reconfigure mode during ? I mean, we go to configure mode after installation?
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Failed to download repository information check your internet connection [on hold]

I can't install anything through a SoftwareCenter and terminal since couple of days. I use Ubuntu 12.10. This is what I get when I try to install something: Failed to download repository ...
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apt-get update tries to download uncompressed Packages file

I am using a physical server right now. I have installed MAAS and cannot use the apt-get function at all. When I type sudo apt-get update I get a long string with some things updating and most things ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Cannot Connect to the Internet

Using both terminal and the software center, I cannot do any updates or download any software. I tried running sudo apt-get update and I get this message: E:GPG error: http://linux.ntuoss.org trusty ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 because of broken python [duplicate]

Because of broken python I can't do anything. apt-get got broken. When I run "do-release-upgrade" I get: root@virtman:/home# sudo do-release-upgrade Could not find platform independent libraries ...
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Broken python and apt-get on Ubuntu 13.04 [on hold]

After trying some magic a have totally broken my apt-get and python :( what I see if I'm trying to install something: root@virtman:/tmp/python222# apt-get install *anything* Reading package lists... ...
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Can't update my Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

First I just tried to install a software: sudo apt-get install xvfb It returns: Err http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-updates/main xvfb amd64 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu6.2 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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Why am I getting the terminal error “try apt-get -f install”?

Okay, I just install Ubuntu (the LXDE version, which is Lubuntu) and everytime I try to install a package through the terminal with the "Apt-get install" command, this error pops up: E: Unmet ...
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Can't remove 2XClient using dpkg

I have a problem removing 2XClient from Ubuntu 12.04. This is the output Removing 2xclient ... Unregistering tuxclient url-protocol handler in gconf tree (gconftool-2:3905): GConf-WARNING **: ...
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Are all apt-get packages available on 64 bit ubuntu version available on the ARM version?

I'm going to be traveling for 4 months and want to get a $200 chromebook and out Ubuntu server on it rather than risk loosing my macbook pro. I'm developer and use apt-get all the time, so wanted to ...
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Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Hel How to fix my Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

E:GPG error: http://id.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)
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Stuck on the same updates; apt-get update doesn't seem to help

For the past few days, I've logged onto my server and seen 9 packages can be updated. So I sudo apt-get update. If I log out and right back in, I will once again see 9 packages can be updated. ...
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Create a clickable install script for software

I want to create a simple script that a user can download, click on, and it will: request their root password through some sort of pop-up interface then sudo apt-get install a package to their ...
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Error when installing 'Atraci' [on hold]

Having some problems today when trying to install Atraci on Trusy Tahr (LTS) I've tried most of the commands out there known to me and I've tried googling for a solution as well. The commands I use ...
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Out of disk - grub rescue after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 & unable to install boot-repair [on hold]

So I reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop because I thought that would fix sluggishness that started after I accidentally installed all the available updates. When I restarted the computer at the end ...
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I have a problem with apt-get update, can help me? [on hold]

I have a problem in the process of apt-get update, and apt-get upgrade. Info: administracion4@PC-Emiliano ~ $ sudo apt-get update Obj http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Ign ...
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Ubuntu 13.04, apt-get install build-essential fails [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-19-generic x86_64), but apt-get install build-essential not works, here's aptitude install log. root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# apt-get install build-essential ...
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change the source.list file for LVM snapshot [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (quantal) and we know that 12.10 is in End of Life status. They removed every mirror image from http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ to old-releases.ubuntu.com. As per comment by ...
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Custom update process for ubuntu

I a have remote embedded system with Ubuntu on it. Also it runs our proprietary Java application Jar on it. In order to update that jar I have tried to set up private PPA repository, but it seems too ...
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“Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support”

My ubuntu system now says; Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07. aug. 2014. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel and graphics ...
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Apt-get tries to connect to internet even when lines are commented in sources.list

I have kept only deb cdrom line in /etc/apt/sources.list. Still when I do sudo apt-get update it tries to connect to online repositories. Why is that and how to force it to go for cdrom only? I'm ...
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Error while trying to install mongoDB

I want to install mongoDB on Debian. The problem is when I try to do that the output is like this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Package 'ruby1.8-dev' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

How can I solve this error? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev sudo apt-get install mysql-server sudo apt-get install libgemplugin-ruby Currently I am getting this error: sudo ...
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what is meaning of error “Package 'ruby1.8-dev' has no installation candidate” [duplicate]

I am trying to install ruby1.8-dev using below command: => sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev but getting this error: =>Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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GPG error: http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 [on hold]

When i do apt-get update, i get the following GPG error sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release.gpg Get:2 http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release Ign http://glug.nith.ac.in ...
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Not able to install dropbox Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My terminal emulator shows the following error while trying to install Dropbox. I need help and I am a beginner in Ubuntu. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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unable install google earth in ubuntu 14.04 lts

When i try to install google earth with gdebi or another software manager i' ve a dependency issue with ia32-libs. I tried to found them at the repositories, but i' did not find them. What should i do ...
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How To Install Cinnamon on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've read some things in some forums however they usually tell me to add a PPA third, to update and run the command apt to install the cinnamon, but it never works. When running the command returns ...
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Unknown channel 'trusty-partner' [on hold]

Can anyone tell me what the above means, please? Trying to download Flash - APT for Ubuntu 10.04+. Ta.
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apt-get-install : error

While I trying install: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak Then error is: var/lib/apt/list/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dist_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en Package not opened or parsed. On ...
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kde-full and unistalling some of its packages

I installed KDE using kde-full - so far so good. But when I try to unistall some of its app wich is not so neceseary to me (like marble or kalgebra), apt-get remove will show me Reading package ...
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apt-get unable to install/update (13.04) [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 which has reached its en of life in January 2014. Since yesterday, I cannot seem to be able to install a package, nor update the repository, nor even to find a better server ...