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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APT-CACHER SERVER blocks me down load file at apt-get

I follow this to setup the apt-cacher but it cause some problem when I install Java 8, how can I fix it? NOTICE: I have fix the the installer_files_regexp addition from [a-z]+\.tar\.gz(?:\.gpg)? to ...
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[Sloved]Get error on install Java

I tried install Java 8 for Oracle PPA but get a error. I have viewed “sha256sum mismatch jdk-7u3-linux-x64.tar.gz ” error when trying to install Oracle Java and How to remove error message when ...
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software center not working neither ubuntu is updating

i just installed ubuntu 13.10 both on my pc as well as on my laptop. on my pc the os is workig properly but on my laptop it's hard to understand what is going wrong.The software center is not working, ...
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Package manager fails to fetch custom sources

Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http://archive.canonical.com trusty InRelease Ign http://repos.mesosphere.io trusty InRelease ...
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Unable to update Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've got Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64, and I get this error 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:67c:1562::17 80] Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main smbclient amd64 ...
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Unable to install anything

I wonder if someone can help me , when I try install or remove a package , this is the error I get dpkg: error processing package libdrm-nouveau2:i386 (--configure): package is in a very bad ...
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Apt-get install does not work on Debian 8 After editing sources.list [on hold]

OS: Debian 8, Jessie virtualbox Issue: I cannot install anything after I edited /etc/apt/sources.list Type of editing: I commented out the line that asked for the cdrom because the packages will be ...
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Error; while running sudo apt-get update in ubuntu 14.04

W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/dl.google.com_linux_chrome_deb_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages) W: You may ...
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How do you uninstall Lethe?

I was looking for an open alternative to Deep Freeze. My cousin needed to use my laptop and I'm not the sharing type (at least without a bit of security). I found lethe. Having experience with Deep ...
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How to install metasploit and armitage in Ubuntu?

I've a problem with Armitage and Metasploit. I tried this commands to install them sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Then a pasted this and saved the list deb http:// http.kali.org/kali kali main ...
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OpenNMS installation fails with error, Apt-Get broken

I was installing OpenNMS and during the install it fails with following error Preparing to unpack .../slpd_1.2.1-9_amd64.deb ... Stopping OpenSLP server: slpd. Unpacking slpd (1.2.1-9) over (1.2.1-9) ...
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Errors when updating apt package list

When I attempt to update the package list with: sudo apt-get update I get these errors: W: Failed to fetch "http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease W: Failed ...
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How to fix apt-get upgrade (error processing package util-linux)

I get the following error when running sudo apt-get upgrade. I have tried the commonly recommended fixes for upgrade errors (sudo dpkg --configure -a and sudo apt-get install -f) to no avail. Here is ...
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Installing from the internet vs repos

So I'm on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP HDX 16 Laptop and have a few questions regarding installing software. First thing I did was sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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'unable to locate package libnl-3 dev', kali linux 1.0.6 gnome 3.4.2 [on hold]

sudo apt-get install libnl-3-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package libnl-3-dev
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How can I clean my /boot partition? [duplicate]

My /boot partition is "full". I cannot clean old kernels. I have tried sudo apt-get clean and autoremove. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts. gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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How to repair my apt-get

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with HWE stack (kernel 3.16) on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265. I've been trying to install the proprietary drivers fglrx drivers in order to be able to switch ...
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“apt-get autoremove -y” CPU intensive

I remove "apt-get autoremove -y" commands to clean-up un-required packages.But it causes CPU spikes in system time. I have tried with nice and ionice too but didn't help. It can be solved by 2 ways:- ...
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How to install libguestfs-tools 1.26 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Default version of libguestfs-tools for Ubuntu 12.04 is 1.14 but I want to install the newer version ( 1.26 ). Can you please tell me how to do that ?
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sbuild error: Only one build is permitted

I am trying to build a package for ubuntu trusty using sbuild, but few dependencies are available in vivid repo. So, I added the vivid repo with --extra-repository tag with sbuild command. But I am ...
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fresh re installation of ckan, jetty, solr

I am trying to install ckan on my ubuntu 14.04, but i got into some errors that i cant fix, so i decided to do a fresh installation after i remove everything from my computer. I am getting some errors ...
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“E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update”

When I was trying to resolve the issue with a cron job, which had thrown a log like 'MTA missing', I just had to go for a Postfix installation. On trying the installation, it ended up with the ...
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My “great” ubuntu 14.04 LTS totaly crashed after tlp instalation

My Dell Inspiron worked like vacuum cleaner with ubuntu 14. Not far I found solution on this forum about tlp power manager that could resolve my problem. But after I tried to use this awesome advise ...
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python-pil.imagetk says it depends on python-tk (>= 2.5.2-1.1), but actually demands python-tk (>= 2.7.7-2)

Ubuntu 14.04. When i run apt-cache show python-pil.imagetk, it says that it depends on python-tk (>= 2.5.2-1.1). However, when I try to install it with sudo apt-get install python-pil.imagetk, it ...
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Apt-get crash on any install operation

I have weird issue with ubuntu 14.04. When I trying update my system or install any software I have an error ➜ ~ sudo apt-get install 4digits Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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apt-get removed, how to reinstall it?

I have accidentally removed apt-get, how do I reinstall it? $ sudo apt-get update sudo: apt-get: command not found $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure apt /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: apt is broken or not fully ...
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How to install Mono 4.0 [duplicate]

I want to use Mono on VSCode, so I installed Mono 3.2.8 but VSCode told me I need Mono 3.10 or higher so I decide to just install Mono 4 but I just can't. I uninstalled Mono-Complete, added PPA for ...
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How to get unity build dependencies after apply the LTS Enablement Stacks?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.2 installation with the LTS Enablement Stacks (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack). I would like to build the Unity package from source to apply some custom ...
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Unpacking linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic (3.16.0-34.47) over (3.16.0-34.45)

I want to change Java 8 to Java 7. I planned to Remove Java 8 First. I run the Following cmd sudo apt-get purge oracle-java8-installer I got the Following Error Reading package lists... ...
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Damaged and locked dependencies

First of all I point out I'm not expert so sorry if I don't understand something or I write some silly stuff. I downloaded the TLP for power saving while using my laptop with the battery, even though ...
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Node Package Manager got corrupted in some way, now it cannot be installed

I ran into a problem today when I decided to use npm update -g in a nodejs app directory. This was a bad decision, because it caused me to run into a common and disastrous problem with npm. The ...
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Broken boot ubuntu 15.04 - Adding repository from live-usb

When I installed ubntu 15 I pressed ctrl c and the installation was interrupted. I got the error about kernel-panic. I try to do a boot-reapir using a live-cd. I ran it with purge grub as was ...
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Unable to insall libgtk2.0-dev on ubuntu 12.04

I am using opencv 3 on ubunut 12.04 and while displaying an image the error message asks me to build the library with libgtk2.0-dev. I tried sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev but I get the following ...
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Slow Repositories

I have the following problem with my two Ubuntu installations at home: installing software using apt-get or the software center takes AGES, I mean, the download speed is very slow. I have already ...
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Need help removing a program

I'd installed vim using apt-get, but in my infinite wisdom, I decided to uninstall it and try installing from source. I don't know why, but the end result was kind of borked up. I'm trying to ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Ubuntu 15.04

Tried to use apt-get commands and was getting this back from my VPS. Not sure where to go, I have tried a few things but no luck. Thanks, Zac. Out put of sudo apt-get install default-jdk: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error (2)

Hey guys Ive a similar problem that the (1) questions, i leave the screnshots of my error prompts apt-cache policy locales locales: Instalados: 2.13+git20120306-12.1 Candidato: ...
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Steam package conflict [on hold]

I'm installing Steam on my Acer c720p Chromebook with ElementaryOS. But I've an issue during the installation. While finalizing the installation at the first launch, Steam installs 3 packages: ...
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PPA Pinning, trying to install qemu with glusterfs packages

I need to have glusterfs enabled qemu, however default repository qemu is not built with glusterfs support. I have found a ppa & added it, I made the pinning in apt preferences, however even when ...
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apt-get cancel pending task

Hi I wanted to install Oracle JDK so followed the steps in the following SO page http://askubuntu.com/a/521154. The first two steps went fine but the entering the last step I am getting the following ...
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As an administrator how to restrict users from Installing certain packages?

I want to know how does an administrator disable users/groups from downloading certain packages. For example, let it be the youtube-dl package which enables download YouTube videos, or let it be ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 Error when attempting to uninstall Software Center [duplicate]

When using a terminal to remove Software Center I get the following errors: rick@RICK-LAPTOP:~$ sudo apt-get remove software-center [sudo] password for rick: Reading package lists... Error! E: ...
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Debian's Depend: tag doesn't work with apt-get

Package A_0.0_all.deb's control file contains a dependency on Package B 0.0: Depends: B (= 0.0) Package B_0.0_all.deb's control file has the version 0.0: Version: 0.0 Sitting in the same Debian ...
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apt-get detects no package [duplicate]

I have a problem which is probably linked to the internet problems. I have an ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a partition on MBP, and I have very recently got the Wi-Fi driver working. However, it is very slow. ...
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Cannot download libapache2-mod-fastcgi

I'm trying to install libapache2-mod-fastcgi. But I get an error: root@Rx:~# apt-get install libapache2-mod-fastcgi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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acl can't be installed on ubuntu server

setfacl/getfacl commands not running on my server, it says: The program 'setfacl' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install acl when i tried to install it, it ...
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apt-get update errors after installing google chrome

I have asked a question related to this problem before here How to fix Update error: Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file?. But I was told to ask a new question after it was established that my ...
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Vlc - package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

I tried to install Vlc 2.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as it not available on Ubuntu Software Centre using following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update && ...
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libtool installed but not on path after installation

I am trying to install libtool. It appears to not be available even after I install it. Any help valued. ubuntu@ip-172-30-2-10:/opt/backend.mydomain.com/HaLVM$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...