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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Uninstall libav packages after re-installing from source

I'm running kubuntu 14.04 and don't plan on upgrading until at least these summer holidays. The libav packages provided are somewhat outdated (two major versions behind) and produce unsatisfying ...
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What is apt-file update?

I was following these instructions and I have installed apt-file along with some other packages using: sudo apt-get install gnupg pbuilder ubuntu-dev-tools bzr-builddeb apt-file And now every time ...
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Lubuntu: Apt-Get Can't Find GCC

I'm trying to install gcc so I can compile the no-ip client. When I try to use apt-get, the command returns: unable to locate build-essentials What is the correct apt-get install package command to ...
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ia32-libs-gtk package not found

Though I searched a lot and there are lots of thread about ia32-libs-gtk but nothing seems to solve the problem. when I ran sudo apt-get install ia32-libs-gtk it says unable to locate. i want to ...
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What is the correct address for precise/12.04 restricted, multiverse and universe ppa?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I run sudo apt-get update now I get the following errors at the end: W: Failed to fetch ...
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dpkg: error processing procps (--configure)

How can I fix this issue? user@server:/var/lib/dpkg/info$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages ...
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Udev and systemd are broken any help would be appreciated

I cannot configure udev or systemd cam@banowsky:~/rails/lo/db$ sudo dpkg --configure udevSetting up udev (219- 4ubuntu10) ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated) insserv: ...
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Installed phpunit using composer but still says to install using apt-get

I have installed composer globally on my Ubuntu12.04 machine. I can confirm it because it is in the ~/.composer/vendor directory and is included in global composer.json. My problem is whenever I try ...
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Why can't I install mono-complete?

When I try to install it, the following result comes up: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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How to keep terminal for installation of debugging symbols of apport's local investigation alive?

apport allows to investigate crashes locally and to either start a gdb session, get a backtrace or install debugging symbols in that local investigation. When choosing the latter a gnome-terminal is ...
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Error when attempting to update Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.When I attempt to update: sudo apt-get install -f I see this error: kg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . ...
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Why no TCP_HITS using squid-deb-proxy

I've followed all the advice here and the server log file updates when I do an update on another computer on the network. However, I never see any TCP_HITs. I even grepped for them. This is some of ...
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apt-get update doesn't work gives an error

Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libsdl2_2.0.3+z4~20140315-8621-1ppa1trusty1_i386.deb ...
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apt-get should not download packages that are locally available

I am trying to install some packages. I have already downloaded the .debs to my local repo and apt is aware of it since apt-cache policy shows the package, but when trying to install the package, it ...
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What does apt-get install pkg -y do?

Using apt-get install pkg, you can specify a parameter -y. What does -y do?
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Problem installing apache 2 in ubuntu 14.04: dpkg:- error processing package javascript-common (--configure):

I was trying to reinstall my apache 2 after un-installing it. But on installing it using command- sudo apt-get install apache2 i am getting error- rahul@rahulpc:~$ sudo apt-get install apache2 ...
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unable to install gnome-shell and i also dont have unity

$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for dheeru: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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to install numpy i get the following error of unmet depedency

While installing the numpy of python I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Which is actual difference between package update and security updates?

This is probably a real noob question... I would like to understand what the "updates" alerts I get when logging onto my Lubuntu box actually mean. When I read: 35 packages can be updated. 22 ...
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apt-get update error on domain http://ubuntu.mirror.pop-sc.rnp.br

I have trouble with apt-get update command. As I was doing apt-get update, it always stuck with anything with the domain http://ubuntu.mirror.pop-sc.rnp.br I have already tried modifying the source ...
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Can't install prozilla on ubuntu gnome 14.10

i am getting this error while installing prozilla: (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database ... 154269 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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Consequences of using apt-get in ubuntu touch

I have just received my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. I have been playing around with it and find that it is just what I expected it to be. One of the great things about it is a full ubuntu stack, ...
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Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I am trying to install JetPack-1.1.0 to my Ubuntu 14.04.2 x86_64 laptop. When the installation was at between %80 and %90 it warned me for installation of cuda-toolkit-6-5 cuda-cross-armhf-6-5 failed. ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error when remove & install broken packages

I tried to remove unstable openoffice and reinstall libreoffice however I accidently removed directory of openoffice under /opt before I purged it. Now I cannot clean the broken package, and cannot ...
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apt-get update: Clearsigned file is not valid, got 'NODATA'

I'm getting the following error on running sudo apt-get update : sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable InRelease 100% ...
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apt-get errors with Google Chrome

I'd have the following errors every time I try apt-get command: It appears to be a problem with Google Chrome, but I don't know to remove or fix it. Reading package lists... Error! W: Duplicate ...
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Unable to install package

I'm trying to install a few packages, the command is : sudo apt-get install nginx-extras passenger But I'm getting an error afterward: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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After installing Dart commands like pub, dart2js are not found

I've installed Dart according to instructions from the official website (https://www.dartlang.org/tools/debian.html). To be more exactly: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu apt-get update/ install issues [duplicate]

I am having issues with ubuntu running on EC2. Whenever I try to update any package it shows some kind of log and stops in the middle and if I run the update process again it tells me "Could not get ...
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What is sudo apt-get install libc6…? [duplicate]

I'm having a problem here. I need to install DDD in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, but something is not working. I downloaded it and installed it, but when I want to run a program in Terminal, it shows me a ...
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An error occurred, please run package manger from the right click menu ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm "really" new to Linux. Now that I'm getting going with Ubuntu and trying things out, some things just aren't working. I see a red circle with a dash in it that says for me to run apt-get to see ...
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Update failing for Google Chrome

Software update is failing at Chrome: Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://dl.google.com stable Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG A040830F7FAC5991 Google, Inc. ...
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not able to install samba

I am not able install samba. When i am try to install samba by this command 'sudo apt-get install samba4' then it's give below error. ERROR: Invalid smb.conf /var/lib/dpkg/info/samba4.postinst: 14: ...
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What does linux-headers-`uname -r` do?

What does the following command do? sudo apt-get --reinstall install linux-headers-`uname -r` sudo executes the statement with eleveated privledges. apt-get is a command to retrieve a specific ...
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i'm trying to update my nvidia driver but i keep getting this error

$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
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How to force apt to give you a “Do you want to continue? [Y/n]” for every install

I understand that when running the code sudo apt-get install <packagename> it will only give me this: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] If that package will install additional packages. But how ...
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apt-get does not always ask for confirmation [duplicate]

I have noticed that when installing software through sudo apt-get install <packagename> it does not always give me the: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Why is this so? I don't think that this ...
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Installation of application stuck on 12.04 [on hold]

I have installed 12.04 (32-bit). I have created two users: one administrator and one regular user. When installing Ubuntu Customization Kit it was stalling when trying to install the additional ...
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Elementary os pakage manager error [closed]

I'm using elementary OS(Luna) Since few months I was very new to linux but managed to learn a bit of codes which are helpful but few minutes ago a problem bumped up which i don't even have any idea ...
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I try to install mysql-server but following errors

i tried to install mysql-server but got the following errors. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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how do I “rebuild” or “repair” APTD?

How do I "rebuild" or "repair" aptd? I don't mean up the various utilities to rebuild and reconfigure which has not solved my problem suggesting that something more fundamental is damaged. I am ...
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apt-get install python-software-properties not working

I'm new here, new to Ubuntu, and basically new too anything related to Linux. I am trying to install zoneminder and I am following this wiki page: ...
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Why does apt-get upgrade give ELF file warning?

Executing sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade gives the following message, which I think is a warning: /sbin/ldconfig.real: ...
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apt-key fails behind proxy

Our company uses a filtering proxy which is setup correctly in /etc/environment and apt.conf.d Regular internet access via http and https work but if I try to import a pgp key from ...
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Getting error when I run command in Ubuntu 12.04

When I tried to run a command I got this error message: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1), and for solving this error message I had tried this: But when I run this command sudo ...
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How do I list all installed AND available packages in all repositories like 'yum list'? [duplicate]

In the Redhat/Centos/Fedora distributions, you can get a total list of all installed and available packages from all the repositories using the command: sudo yum list Is there some command line ...
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Can't install any update and packages ubuntu 14.10

I am using ubuntu 14.10. I am trying to install all updates, but it's show me the following result: The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so ...
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Installation 'error' of qt4-dev-tools and libqt4-dev

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and want to install both qt4-dev-tools and libqt4-dev but then I get this message that I can't understand and now don't know what to do? I have tried to install ...
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apt-get update “Ign” lines for component “inRelease”

I'm working with a local mirror of the Ubuntu distribution, using the 'apt-mirror' package, and I'm seeing "Ign" lines when I # apt-get update from a 14.04 system. On the system that has the mirror, ...
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self created .deb package has versioning problems

I did my first steps in creating a PPA, containing a recent fossil version. I unpacked the tarball and ran bzr dh-make fossil 1.32 ../fossil-src-stable.tar.gz on it, editet the debian files till ...