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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java on xfce4 (package has no installation canadate!?)

So i wanted to get minecraft on my chromebook but i need java for that so i go to my terminal and type: sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk...and it says: package 'sun-java6-jdk' has no installation ...
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Error when trying to install wine1.6

04 , and i want to install wine1.6 since it the latest stable version , i tried from the command line sudo apt-get install wine1.6 Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites ...
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Unable to do any sort of apt-get: Unmet Dependencies

I am trying to do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. The first command runs fine without problems but the upgrade returns with the following : Reading package lists... Done ...
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when i trying install cunkey installer following problem is occured

when i trying install cunkey installer following problem is occured sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa You are about to add the following PPA to your system: More info: ...
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Error messages on the terminal when installing Wine on Ubuntu 12.04

ive just found interest and information in Ubuntu and its benefits. Thing is that im a studying vb.net programmer and a hobbyist of other programming languages. I downloaded the wine package 1.4 and ...
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apt-get -f install suggests removing python2.7 and installing python3

Since I have some dependencies problems (I am trying to install mysql-workbench in a Ubuntu 12.04), I tried to run sudo apt-get -f install. However, the output looks very scary, since it suggests ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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Uninstalled multiple package, need help recovering

I was trying to uninstall LibreOffice from my Ubuntu 15.04 running Xfce. I typed the following command in the Terminal: sudo apt-get --purge libre* It took a while before I realised that the ...
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How apt-get install some certain version of CMake?

How can I install some certain version of CMake via apt-get install ? Is there any limitation in ubuntu 12.04 about CMake version?
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Use apt-get to install packages newer than Ubuntu release

I've been experimenting with an Amazon Ubuntu instance running 14.04 and am using python3-pandas package, which for this release is version 0.13.1, which is quite a ways behind the current version of ...
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OpenJDK 1.7 does not install on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The OpenJDK 1.7 JDK cannot be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The machine is running on AWS sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk results in: the following packages have unmet ...
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sudo apt-get install blabla --fix-missing

I have a little problem when installing the package, there is an error --fix-missing and after sudo apt-update no problem and try to install again and all normal out every install package What is ...
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Failed to fetch PPA launchpad [duplicate]

when I am updating my ubuntu using sudo apt-get update, I got the error like below Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [12.1 kB] Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
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apt-get update stuck at Get:67 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise-proposed/universe Translation-en [3,990 B]

I have tried changing the mirrors , but still , every time it stucks . I am not able to update successfully , please help .
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python-gi referencing wrong headers

I'm trying to use gtk+ with python in Linux Mint 17. After trying the jhbuild method of building the gtk libraries for python, I tried to install from the Debian repositories and I tried to install ...
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How do I select a PPA build?

There is this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/ubuntu/php5-oldstable I added it to my lucid system with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable but it doesn't seem to provide any ...
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Are all those autoremove s equivalent?

Suppose I want to autoremove packageA in terminal. I can do sudo apt-get remove packageA sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove packageA sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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How to install a newer version of libav than what is in the repos

I'm currently running debian 7 wheezy, but the package management system is the same as ubuntu so I thought I'd ask here. I'm trying to install at least version 9.x of libav. The current version in ...
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Dependancy problem with Owncloud installation

According to Seafile manual, I try a Owncloud installation on Ubuntu 14.04 with apt-get install update apt-get install owncloud I have a dependency problem and I'm jam. Reading package lists... ...
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apt-get remove indicator-bluetooth removes lot of packages

I want to remove indicator-bluetooth, but it shows me, that all will be removed? indicator-bluetooth ubuntu-desktop unity-control-center unity-control-center-signon webaccounts-extension-common ...
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Ubuntu update failed because of forced ads from ISP [duplicate]

Sudo apt-get update never finished, giving "GPG Error bla bla InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)" I believe the culprit is my ISP, they ...
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apt-mirror many repositories?

We're setting up an apt-mirror box to provide package access to machines that generally have no WAN. In mirror.list, I added the base ubuntu repositories as well as all the external deb repos we use ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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apt-get update failing with several 404 errors in oneiric [duplicate]

I have found many similar questions, tried all the fixes suggested : I checked my connection, and DNS I tried a different mirror (by replacing in sources.list by us.ubuntu...) but nothing seems to ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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Error updating mailman

Received this error message today doing apt-get upgrade Setting up mailman (1:2.1.16-2ubuntu0.1) ... Looking for enabled languages (this may take some time) ... done. Removing unmodified files from ...
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apt-get install cinnamon forces install of python-opencv

I recently uninstalled the libopencv/python-opencv packages using apt in order to install a more recent version manually. But for some odd reason when removing python-opencv it uninstalled cinnamon ...
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Create WPAD and PAC configuration files for branch proxy configurations

Below are the configuration of current proxy.pac file. function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { var resolved_ip = dnsResolve(host); if (isInNet(resolved_ip, "10.0.0.0", "255.0.0.0") || ...
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unable to locate libcurl4-gnutls-dev:i386 on ubuntu14.04.3 [don't starve server]

And i need it for a don't starve server apt-get update && apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev:i386 Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Restart after update interupted

Today I was updating the computer using the Software Updater package and when prompted I restarted my system to finish the process. During the restart I left and came back to find my machine off. ...
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Where is the changelog downloaded to?

After running (where <package> is replaced with the name of the package whose changelog you want): apt-get changelog <package> Where is the changelog downloaded to? And what happens ...
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Error 404 in update process using terminal [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W:Failed to fetch ...
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virtual box installation on ubuntu 14.04

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox to 5.0 for first time. A weird thing happened at this point; the icon for the ubuntu software center changed to a question mark. At this ...
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Build on launchpad with newer compiler

I've got a project I'd like to have built by launchpad recipe, but it requires C++14 support available in g++-5.1 or newer. This compiler is easy to get on 14.04 LTS with the toolchain-r ppa, but I ...
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Installing modules for both Python 2 and 3

I need to install some modules for Python: python3-rospkg, python3-catkin-tools and python3-yaml. I need them to work for both python2 and python3. But as soon as I apt-get install one of the above, ...
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apt-get error: Unable to find expected entry 'utilities-1.4/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file

When I run sudo apt-get update I get this error: W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'utilities-1.4/binary-amd64/Packages' in ...
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Python error during MAAS upgrade

I tried to upgrade my MAAS installation like it was described in here: Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error in one of the python scripts used during the ...
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error: sudo apt-get install vlc?

$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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How to solve :i386 package dependent issue on 64 bits system?

I installed libc6:i386 package on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) system. Now I want to uninstall it with apt-get remove --purge libc6:i386, it will try to remove 400+ packages. I think that should be a bug in ...
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Chromium problem

Well, this is new.. I think I hosed my system and don't know even where to start poking around.. I did apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and noticed that chromium had been removed from my system. So ...
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apt-get problem and arrow

hey guys I am new to ubuntu I am trying to use the command "apt-get install vim" but it actually not installing I cannot understand what that means so i am copying it down what the terminal is ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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Upgrade from development branch to alpha release [closed]

I am currently on Xubuntu 15.10. The kernel details are: Linux goelpc 3.19.0-22-generic x86_64 GNU/Linux I want to upgrade to the latest alpha build. How can I do it from the command line? Running ...
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Photoshop installation issaue-Unable to preserve original file

I am trying to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04 using wine . I am gettimg following error during installation- Exit Code: 7 Please see specific errors below for troubleshooting. For example, ...
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Running Adobe setup after installing wine

I am trying to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04?I followed this answer and ran below commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 apt-get dist-upgrade error on bcmwl-kernel-source

A dist-update I just did hung (froze) after printing line: DKMS: install completed. I had to close the terminal to kill process, and to carry on did sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock kill -15 THE-PID ...
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Cannot install Desmume on Kubuntu 14.04

I wanted to install Desmume on my PC, but when I tried sudo apt-get install desmume it gave Error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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OpenCV installation dependencies issue

I am trying to install OpenCV on ubuntu 14.04. The installation document asks to run a few commands before installaion of OpenCV. I get the following error when running it: ...
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Apt get install fails with errors

Whenever I install an application using sudo apt-get install application, I am getting the following error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Even though I get the error, the installation of the applcation I try to ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 apt-get not installing xorg-edgers [closed]

I added the edgers repository and it successfully appears in my list of places to check for software, but it won't actually use it. I've removed ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa and re-added it successfully more ...