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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Can't install anything via apt-get - openjdk errors

I have become unable to install anything on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. When I try to, I get the following error: No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a ...
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How to get removed a broken package (in this case click)?

How to get removed broken package click? I'm trying install ubuntu-sdk in my 14.04 Ubuntu. I am getting too many errors. sudo apt-get autoremove -f click Reading package lists ... Done Building ...
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How can I know which options have been passed to ./configure while compiling / building a Debian package?

As the title said, I've unpacked a Debian package in order to recompile / rebuild it adding a custom option, but I can't sort out how to find the options passed to ./configure when the package was ...
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Why is `apt-get update` telling me to run `apt-get update`?

I recently autoremoved my old unused kernels. At the end of the process it output this message: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/deb/ stable/main amd64 Packages ...
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How do I install HTTRACK (Offline browser) with apt-get?

I'm trying to install httrack. I used this comnmand: sudo apt-get httrack with no luck. How can I install?
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How to fix problematic Ubuntu ppa configuration?

When I do sudo apt-get update I get following errors: Err http://archive.ubuntu.com raring/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 ...
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How can i install xfonts-… packages?

I need to install xfonts-100dpi xfonts-75dpi xfonts-scalable xfonts-cyrillic packages. But I get an error, that they are not exists. Using Ubuntu 14.10 Need them for xvfb
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Is it possible to find all the config file replacements done during apt-get?

When you perform a do-release-upgrade, or just a dist-upgrade, if a package contains a new config file for a program, you get prompted what to do. Now, you can pick whether you want to accept ...
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apt-get install not working 2 [duplicate]

apt-get -f install docky Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following ...
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What is a “Hash Sum mismatch” and what should I do about it? [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update I see the following message: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-security/main/i18n/Translation-en Hash Sum mismatch W: Failed to fetch ...
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apt-get crashed during navis installation, how to repair apt-get?

I was setting up a nagios/nagvis/thruk server on a Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. During the installation the apt-get stucks at this step: [Tue Apr 21 13:59:38.493058 2015] [alias:warn] [pid 19412] AH00671: The ...
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14.10 - software updater - Package operation failed - Unable to udpate any apt packages - Completely blocked

I am using 14.10 Ubuntu. Software updater fails with following error: Package operation failed From terminal, tried to do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This gives following ...
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apt-get /usr/bin/datetime.so wrong ELF class

I'm trying to add a repo to apt-get bit it fails complaining over ELF headers sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:chris-lea/node.js Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", ...
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How to fix apt-get broken updating wireshark

After an update a few months ago Wireshark would not update. I learned to un-check it but forgot today. Updater has downloaded all the updates. I get the following error messages when I try to ...
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Crashes during sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update the terminal whirls through the process and then abruptly shuts before finishing. This is the error message I receive: Error: Opening the cache (E:Couldn't create ...
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Ordering of the commands used to install from a ppa

To install from a ppa, you have to use the following 3 commands: sudo add-apt-repository example/program sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install example-program Is there any reason not to do this: ...
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Unmet dependencies error

So some unmet dependencies are there and I cant install anything without getting rid of them. When i type in: sudo apt-get install -f I get this: patrick@patrick-Z97N-WIFI:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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apt-get: Unable to locate package

We regularly have this problem on an cluster build regression: create an new VM wait for SSH to be available login, run apt-get update apt-get install python-pip ... and it fails some of the ...
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ppa broke my repositorys

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. And added the ppa ppa:nathandyer/vocal-stable. After adding it, I runned sudo apt-get update and got the following error: Fetched 13,1 kB in 8s (1478 B/s) ...
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reverse-depends: looking for reverse dependencies of source packages

My goal is finding ALL reverse-depends of a certain package and the belonging source package. For example, I want all packages that depend on libsslcommon2 and the source package that can be installed ...
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MySQL broken. Plugin “FEDERATED” is disabled. Plugin “InnoDB” is disabled

I seem to have horribly broken MySQL on our Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. We recently installed the mysql-proxy package(we've been trying to set up master-master replication, but we've abandoned that for ...
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Some errors with dpkg

This is related to my previous unsolved problem. After I run sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get the following error information: Thanks a lot for your help! Setting up tex-common (4.04) ... debconf: ...
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Opera apt link on Lubuntu?

Does anyone know how to use apt links on Lubuntu with Opera? I've found tutorials that work on Opera Ubuntu and Firefox Lubuntu, but none for Opera Lubuntu. Thanks
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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.When i m doing the apt-get update it is going to stopped at above statement.Also i am not ...
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Have Unattended-Upgrade perform check before restarting

Unattended-Upgrade upgrades and restarts my machine without any issues. However, I have a python script that runs infrequently, but when it runs it may take days to complete. I would like to suspend ...
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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 [on hold]

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? [duplicate]

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 ...