Advanced Packaging Tool, package manager for Debian based distributions. It is also the most basic tool install packages in Ubuntu. Questions about using any of the apt tools, should use this tag.

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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message " as: unrecognized option '--64' " I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am ...
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How to seed the apt and/or dpkg database of packages?

I have this system that has a basic Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS installation on it, but no network access. I have this set of deb packages which have been copied to some location on said machine. How do I get ...
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Security updates for old-releases

I know that I should upgrade to a newer supported Ubuntu version if possible, but: if you have no possibility to upgrade (for reasons not important here) you have to use the old-releases archive from ...
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Archive repository for Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.10 is not supported any more since May 2014. Why is there no archived version at http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ ?
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Is there a "top-level' package for ubutu 14.0?

With a really dumb move, I removed the pulseaudio package on my machine and reinstalled it. The resulting desktop is broken (all the packages that are dependent on pulseaudio have not been ...
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Hash Sum Mismatch when installing Spotify on 14.04

I'm trying to install Spotify for Ubuntu 14.04. I add the repo and accept the Spotify server key using sudo add-apt-repository 'deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free' sudo apt-key adv ...
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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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I'm trying to do a sudo apt-get upgrade, but there are some packages that are no longer required. Should I remove them? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my packages and there were some packages that were automatically installed and are no longer required. What should I do? I'm asked to use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them, but ...
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How to prevent go to dpkg-reconfigure mode during installing

Is there any switch which tell apt-get command to not go to dpkg-reconfigure mode during ? I mean, we go to configure mode after installation?
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Failed to download repository information check your internet connection [on hold]

I can't install anything through a SoftwareCenter and terminal since couple of days. I use Ubuntu 12.10. This is what I get when I try to install something: Failed to download repository ...
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apt-get update tries to download uncompressed Packages file

I am using a physical server right now. I have installed MAAS and cannot use the apt-get function at all. When I type sudo apt-get update I get a long string with some things updating and most things ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Cannot Connect to the Internet

Using both terminal and the software center, I cannot do any updates or download any software. I tried running sudo apt-get update and I get this message: E:GPG error: http://linux.ntuoss.org trusty ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 because of broken python [duplicate]

Because of broken python I can't do anything. apt-get got broken. When I run "do-release-upgrade" I get: root@virtman:/home# sudo do-release-upgrade Could not find platform independent libraries ...
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Broken python and apt-get on Ubuntu 13.04 [on hold]

After trying some magic a have totally broken my apt-get and python :( what I see if I'm trying to install something: root@virtman:/tmp/python222# apt-get install *anything* Reading package lists... ...
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Can't update my Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

First I just tried to install a software: sudo apt-get install xvfb It returns: Err http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-updates/main xvfb amd64 2:1.13.3-0ubuntu6.2 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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Why am I getting the terminal error “try apt-get -f install”?

Okay, I just install Ubuntu (the LXDE version, which is Lubuntu) and everytime I try to install a package through the terminal with the "Apt-get install" command, this error pops up: E: Unmet ...
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Can't remove 2XClient using dpkg

I have a problem removing 2XClient from Ubuntu 12.04. This is the output Removing 2xclient ... Unregistering tuxclient url-protocol handler in gconf tree (gconftool-2:3905): GConf-WARNING **: ...
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Are all apt-get packages available on 64 bit ubuntu version available on the ARM version?

I'm going to be traveling for 4 months and want to get a $200 chromebook and out Ubuntu server on it rather than risk loosing my macbook pro. I'm developer and use apt-get all the time, so wanted to ...
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Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Hel How to fix my Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

E:GPG error: http://id.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)
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Stuck on the same updates; apt-get update doesn't seem to help

For the past few days, I've logged onto my server and seen 9 packages can be updated. So I sudo apt-get update. If I log out and right back in, I will once again see 9 packages can be updated. ...
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Create a clickable install script for software

I want to create a simple script that a user can download, click on, and it will: request their root password through some sort of pop-up interface then sudo apt-get install a package to their ...
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Error when installing 'Atraci' [on hold]

Having some problems today when trying to install Atraci on Trusy Tahr (LTS) I've tried most of the commands out there known to me and I've tried googling for a solution as well. The commands I use ...
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Out of disk - grub rescue after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 & unable to install boot-repair [on hold]

So I reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop because I thought that would fix sluggishness that started after I accidentally installed all the available updates. When I restarted the computer at the end ...
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I have a problem with apt-get update, can help me? [on hold]

I have a problem in the process of apt-get update, and apt-get upgrade. Info: administracion4@PC-Emiliano ~ $ sudo apt-get update Obj http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Ign ...
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Ubuntu 13.04, apt-get install build-essential fails [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-19-generic x86_64), but apt-get install build-essential not works, here's aptitude install log. root@ubuntu:/home/ubuntu# apt-get install build-essential ...
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change the source.list file for LVM snapshot [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (quantal) and we know that 12.10 is in End of Life status. They removed every mirror image from http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ to old-releases.ubuntu.com. As per comment by ...
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Custom update process for ubuntu

I a have remote embedded system with Ubuntu on it. Also it runs our proprietary Java application Jar on it. In order to update that jar I have tried to set up private PPA repository, but it seems too ...
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“Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support”

My ubuntu system now says; Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07. aug. 2014. After this date security updates for critical parts (kernel and graphics ...
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Apt-get tries to connect to internet even when lines are commented in sources.list

I have kept only deb cdrom line in /etc/apt/sources.list. Still when I do sudo apt-get update it tries to connect to online repositories. Why is that and how to force it to go for cdrom only? I'm ...
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Error while trying to install mongoDB

I want to install mongoDB on Debian. The problem is when I try to do that the output is like this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Package 'ruby1.8-dev' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

How can I solve this error? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev sudo apt-get install mysql-server sudo apt-get install libgemplugin-ruby Currently I am getting this error: sudo ...
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what is meaning of error “Package 'ruby1.8-dev' has no installation candidate” [duplicate]

I am trying to install ruby1.8-dev using below command: => sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev but getting this error: =>Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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GPG error: http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 [on hold]

When i do apt-get update, i get the following GPG error sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release.gpg Get:2 http://glug.nith.ac.in raring Release Ign http://glug.nith.ac.in ...
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Not able to install dropbox Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My terminal emulator shows the following error while trying to install Dropbox. I need help and I am a beginner in Ubuntu. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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unable install google earth in ubuntu 14.04 lts

When i try to install google earth with gdebi or another software manager i' ve a dependency issue with ia32-libs. I tried to found them at the repositories, but i' did not find them. What should i do ...
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How To Install Cinnamon on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've read some things in some forums however they usually tell me to add a PPA third, to update and run the command apt to install the cinnamon, but it never works. When running the command returns ...
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Unknown channel 'trusty-partner' [on hold]

Can anyone tell me what the above means, please? Trying to download Flash - APT for Ubuntu 10.04+. Ta.
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apt-get-install : error

While I trying install: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak Then error is: var/lib/apt/list/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dist_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en Package not opened or parsed. On ...
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kde-full and unistalling some of its packages

I installed KDE using kde-full - so far so good. But when I try to unistall some of its app wich is not so neceseary to me (like marble or kalgebra), apt-get remove will show me Reading package ...
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apt-get unable to install/update (13.04) [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 which has reached its en of life in January 2014. Since yesterday, I cannot seem to be able to install a package, nor update the repository, nor even to find a better server ...
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Black screen after update was interrupted by laptop switching off [on hold]

I completely messed up my things, I was using ubuntu 14.10, yesterday I was updating it and during the installation my laptop got switched of as it ran out of battery and then I do not know what ...
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apt-get update does not work [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu for the second time (separate downloads) onto my nexus 7. Both the times I could not use apt-get upgrade and thus could not install any applications. Upon the second ...
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strange update notice

Is this normal? I don't have flashplugin installed. Failure to download extra data filesName-ar.UTF-8: فشل تنزيل ملفات البيانات الإضافيةName-ast.UTF-8: Fallu al descargar ficheros de datos ...
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unable to install any software (terminal / software center) Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Hi I have an HP 500 where ubuntu 13.04 have been installed when I try to install Audacious from the Software center this is the error message that I'm getting **Failed to download repository ...
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Ignoring file 'google.list’' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension

when i do "sudo apt-get update" following output is generated at the end:- N: Ignoring file 'google.list’' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension Any ...
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Getting error while installing python-kivy packages in Ubuntu

I'm not able to install python-kivy, I got this error: dpkg: error while cleaning up: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127 Processing triggers for ...
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Not able to install software on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu.I am trying to download Okular pdf reader from Software Center but I am getting some error. At first it was asking for installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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unity-control-center uninstalled itself

I don't know how it got uninstalled since I had it before, but when I try to install it again I get the following error: oierlauzi@akerbeltz:~$ sudo apt-get install unity-control-center Reading ...
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Issue with ports.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

Starting from Ubuntu desktop image downloaded from Radxa site: http://dl.radxa.com/rock/images/ubuntu/radxa_rock_ubuntu_desktop_140318_update.zip I installed linaro on my radxa. I didn't change the ...