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 uninstall youtube-dl by using terminal

I was install Youtebe-dl through Ubuntu Software Center, but now my ubuntu software center is not working. So i can not able to Update and Install youtube-dl. I try following procedure for ...
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Problems with Git-All and 15.04

So I'm working with git and I installed the standard version. I set up the ssh keys and was able to clone one of my repositories to the correct folder. Everything was working great and then I decided ...
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Unable to install Passenger on 14.04

I followed instructions here. Here's the output: joshua@ubuntu:~/collaborase_v2.0$ sudo apt-get install passenger Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Why don't these packages download?

I was following this guide: http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/ and when I got to the step: Then, install all the other packages you will need for the ...
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How do I fetch a specific package version from a repository?

Adding a PPA then running apt-get update to fetch seems to only fetch the latest version from that PPA, but I would like to install a specific version. Eg: I'm adding the ondrej/php5-5.6 ppa. After ...
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Error 404 not found when using 'sudo apt-get update'

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS inside of VMware. Since I'm behind a network firewall, I've edited the apt.conf file so apt-get will work behind a proxy server, and that's fine. But, ...
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*SOLVED* Update to 3.13.0-53-generic failed Help!

So, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reported some updates when I logged in today. One of the upgrades was for 3.13.0-53. Ever since trying to upgrade, I can no longer login to the GUI and it appears as if my video ...
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Problem removing avg

I've tried to remove avg2013 however when I try I get a funky error message. The command I'm running: sudo apt-get remove --purge avg2013flx The error I get: Removing avg2013flx (2013.3118) ... ...
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Why does wine have broken dependencies?

I get this error when I want to install anything with apt. You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: ...
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unable to update i:386 packages

I tried to update my repos using sudo apt-get update and I get this error. W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/glimpse-hackers/stable/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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sudo and apt-get not found

I'm handling server as RA which was passed down to me by another graduated RA but I'm new and fresh to this environment facing a few issues right now. The server is setup by the graduate RA from ...
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I got a problem upgrading packages on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

root@ubuntu:~# su root@ubuntu:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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After installing a package, is_installed returns still False, in python apt

by using python apt, i can install packages. Before and after installing the package, i updated the cache. However, before and after installing the package, is_installed returns the same, in other ...
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Coherence between package version and served files

Currently, I am trying to understand how distro maintainer build and choose names for their packages and there is (from my point of view) a lack of coherence for a specific package. Take the libzmq ...
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Keyboard layout on laptop is messed up after full system update

Keyboard layout on laptop is messed up after full system update. Running Linux Mint 3.11.0-26 on an HP Pavilion. Example of problem: When pressing the o button it returns a 6, and m=0, j=1, 0=/, ...
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How do I correctly install libpcre3-dev:i386?

I want to install libpcre3-dev:386 onto 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I have libpcre3:i386 installed, as well as the :x64 -dev version. But if I run 'sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev:i386', apt wants to ...
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Load package in GAP fail (GAP - Groups, Algorithms, Programming - a System for Computational Discrete Algebra)

Firstly, I tried to install GAP on my Ubuntu. I found this "math.jasonbhill.com/gap" which help me find how to install. So, I wrote $ sudo apt-get install gap-core on terminal. After it ...
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unmet dependencies [Wine]

Again with unmet dependencies problem, but this time it's something else... I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to install wine but I get this message: The following packages have unmet ...
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Linux Mint Rebecca - Packages 404 Not Found [on hold]

Whenever I do sudo apt-get update I get the following error W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/ubuntu/dists/rebecca/mongodb-org/3.0/multiverse/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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Samba wont install [on hold]

I'm trying to install samba via terminal and I am getting a repetitive error. The commands i have used to install are as follows sudo apt-get install samba sudo apt-get install ...
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Update repo error [duplicate]

I have this error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] W: Failed to fetch ...
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Using sudo apt-get update

when I am using sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following as output and hence I am not able to install git send-email package. Err http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en_IN ...
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Cannot install libhdf5-dev

Trying to install pbh5-tools on my Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine. I have encountered countless problems trying to get the program to install. I get the error: In file included from ...
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How to retrieve size of a software(package) in ubuntu?

By using python-apt I find package's sizes, but it gives wrong results I think. FOr example, for package named eclipse, size is shown in Ubuntu software center as shown below: 240,8 MB to download, ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu

I have a lenovo n20p with Ubuntu installed , I was using linux just fine I managed to install wine, I then turned of my laptop and then back on and when I ran sudo startunity it didn't work. I got ...
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How do I force update of packages list?

My packages list does not agree with packages.ubuntu.com. I have run apt-get update several times. I have not received any errors when running apt-get update. I received "hit" indicators for the ...
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How to retrieve screenshots of a package in ubuntu

i'm developing an application which manipulates packages in ubuntu. I'm working with python. I need to retrieve screenshots of packages by using package-name. For example, say that package-name is ...
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libssl-dev version dependency conflict with installed libssl1.0.0

Ubuntu 14.04 Repositories: universe, main Ran apt-get update Ran apt-cache policy libssl1.0.0 ddew@ddew-wsl:~$ apt-cache policy libssl1.0.0 libssl1.0.0: Installed: 1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.11 Candidate: ...
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How can I obtain up-to-date packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 which I've downloaded and installed recently. How can I get packages for up-to-date versions of software? For example I can only find g++ up to 4.9, or Boost up to 1.55. g++5.1 ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade got frozen

I was running doing sudo apt-get upgrade, and it got frozen at the line: Setting up xorg (1:7.7+1ubuntu8.1) ... Setting up grub-pc (2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1.2) ... Installing for i386-pc platform. ...
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Unmet dependencies Pipelight

I am trying to install pipelight onto my notebook. Sadly I can't manage to get it installed. Every try to install it ends up with: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Help with Apt-get: unmet dependencies [duplicate]

When I run apt-get, I get this error: root@Hadhy:~# apt-get install tor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get ...
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Correct way to fix missing (wrong/old) dependencies when running apt-get install? [on hold]

I know there are many variations of this question, but I've browsed different threads and tried everything listed in the answers, but I am still not able to resolve my wrong dependencies. I am on ...
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Can no longer use apt-get to install due to error with apport

I am working on a Windows 7 PC with a Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, 64-bit) Virtual Box. Lately I have been having problems using the 'apt-get' command, and also the Software Updater. The Software ...
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Problem installing Mod_Mono on Ubuntu

I am trying to install mod_mono on Ubuntu (Ubuntu 14.4 LTS, Monodevelop 5.9, Mono JIT compiler version 4.0.1). I tried below command as per this article and this question: sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing development libraries on 14.04

I am trying to build some application for both amd64 and i386 architectures. Host architecture is amd64. So i compile and link with -m32. Compilation is done ok but linker cannot find libraries. ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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OpenStack - obsolete packages

I use a nagios plugin to monitor for package updates - This morning it is reporting that a number of nova openstack packages are now obsolete: /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_packages WARNING: 7 ...
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python-pip package not found on ubuntu 15.04 running as live usb

I'm trying to install python-pip using apt-get on ubuntu 15.04, but I get an error saying it's not found. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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How can I upgrade packages on a broken ubuntu installation from a live usb?

I downgraded from linux-image-3.19.0-18-generic to linux-image-3.19.0-16-generic and then stupidly removed 3.19.0-18 without thinking. When I rebooted I was unable to load unity and my network ...
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New to Linux. Cannot install anything; missing dependencies

I am on a new installation of Ubuntu and I'm trying to download programs like Synaptic and Gparted but whenever I try and download through the terminal I get: The following packages have unmet ...
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“start-stop-daemon: user 'solr' not found” error on un-install and re-install jetty

I tried to installed Ckan with jetty on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS, following these instructions but i was getting a 500 error when trying to open localhost:8089/solr. I was told to follow these instructions ...
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Will Biosdevname stay disabled when I update my system?

I wanted my server, 14.04.2, to use the old style of network interface naming, e.g. eth0. I used the Biosdevname part of the answer found here, editing /etc/default/grub but not purging the ...
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Installing libgirepository-1.0-1:i386 leads to strangeness

This apt-get exchange leaves me befuddled (on a 64-bit CPU): $ lsb_release -a ...
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How does 'upgrade packages during installation' affect point release and kernel updates?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, allowing package updates by internet on installation. This was installed from the 14.04 disc image, downloaded before any of the 14.04.1 and ...
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Why are samba packages held back while upgrading newly installed system?

I've recently freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I allowed updating of packages during the installation process. After initial installation, I've run: apt-get update followed by apt-get ...
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Disk space issue after apt-get update

I did a system update with sudo apt-get update and rebooted. After the reboot an error came up showing that i'm out of disk space. was barly able to access my desktop. I checked the space util and ...
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apt-get upgrade for Dokuwiki

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop and installed dokuwiki via apt. It's on version: 2013-12-08 That's quite old. The latest release is: 2014-09-29d How can I use apt to upgrade the ...
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problem running apt-get and dpkg command in ubuntu14

I am new to Ubuntu and I have used the apt-get and dpkg -i command to install a software via command line quiet a few times. But because of some unknown reasons I am getting some errors, which I ...
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How do I overcome a dpkg error caused by deleting a file in /usr/share/doc-base?

Whenever I run something through APT at the command line I get the following error message: Setting up doc-base (0.10.6) ... Processing 2 added doc-base files... Cannot open file ...