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Ubuntu 12.10, installing nova-conductor, package missing

I'm trying to install Openstack Nova module on one of my servers in the lab. i'm trying to use the 12.04 guide and get it work, as i'm using 12.10 but i get this: Unable to locate package ...
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how to transfer and install a software from one system to another?

I have already installed VLC in my Ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to transfer it to my friend who has no internet connection.so please help me out.
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Problem installing apt-proxy

I have ubuntu 12.10 and i wish to make this machine a mirror for apt-get requests. I made successfull installation of apt-proxy using sudo apt-get install apt-proxy i followed following link: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: package manager is broken (I think)

Please note: I'm a newbie with Ubuntu, only just beginning to get a grasp on terminal, etc. Whenever I try to install anything using terminal, with sudo apt-get install vlc it works fine untill ...
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how to install gvfs-mtp backend in ubuntu 12.10

as given on the launchpad page here PPA description These builds of gvfs have my native mtp backend backported from gvfs master. Use this to easily access MTP based devices with Nautilus. ...
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Tried to update phpmyadmin, but got “kept back” [duplicate]

# apt-get update ... updates from repo # apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have been kept back: ...
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apt-get update not working in ubuntu 12.10

Well I am pretty new to linux more specifically Ubuntu. i had been using this system with ubuntu 12.10 installed for about 1 month now. while sudo apt-get update used to work everyday, its been 3 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10/ kubuntu not starting after I used a command sudo apt-get remove --purge cairo*

It has deleted everything and now when I switch the PC on. a black screen appears saying HW activator, start and all. I have tried to recover boot, but it has helped. http://paste.ubuntu.com/6230749. ...
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apt held packages, can't install package [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 12.10 when trying sudo apt-get install mono-complete to install mono, I get: enter codReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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List all packages at a deb-src using apt-get?

Is there a way to get a listing of packages at a deb-src "resource" using apt-get ? like apt-get <deb-src> *python* to "see" whats available ? I installed a "base" lubuntu install and am ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 fails and APT doesn't work properly

When trying to upgrade my release from 12.10 to 13.04 I get this output in terminal: axept@aXept-Lifebook:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade Ser etter ny utgave av Ubuntu Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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unable to locate or fetch any package when Ubuntu on VMware

I started out trying to install cloudbiolinux/cloudman/galaxy on 11.04 or 12.04 Enterprise or MASS versions of Ubuntu server on a VMware. I am unable to move from step 1. sudo apt-get command either ...
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Unable to install php5-dev package in ubuntu 12.10

I am unable to install php5-dev package in ubuntu 12.10. I am getting the following on sudo apt-get install php5-dev: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to clean up a messed up apt-get? [duplicate]

Question: I wanted to do dist-upgrade on my server this morning. What I got is this: apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Repository fetch failure

These are the errors I get: (as you can see, I connect to the internet from the education department proxy) W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/Release.gpg Something ...
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Not enough free disk space

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm getting an error in software updater. When I try and do my daily updates, it says: The upgrade needs a total of 25.3 M free space on disk /boot. Please free at least an ...
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Running QQ : Can't find Python 3.3.1 in apt-get or synaptic

I'm running QQ : Can't find the repos/packages for Python 3.3.1 with apt-get or synaptic. How do I find them and install Python 3.3.1?
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Restoring settings and packages to clean install

I recently backed up my entire filesystem to a network drive in order to allow me to delete the Ubuntu partition, move the partition on the disk and reinstall. I then attempted to copy all of the ...
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After 12.04 to 12.10 upgrade (64bit), xorg held back and unable to install wine

After upgrading to quantal, I wanted to install wine. However, attempting to do so results in apt wanting to remove all kinds of important packages: The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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Update from 12.10 to 13.04 does not work?

When trying to update through sudo apt-get update I am getting these errors: I am kinda new to Ubuntu so any help would be appreciated :) W: Failed to fetch ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed, now neither Software Center nor Software Updater will open

The update to 13.04 was offered, I accepted but it failed. Now neither Software Centre nor Updater will open. SC opens for a second then closes; Updater tells me: Failed to load the package list This ...
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how can i fix that FAILED TO DOWNLOAD REPOSITORY INFORMATION when upgrading [duplicate]

When upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04, always see that. How can i fix that? No problem with the internet. That's details W:Failed to fetch ...
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Couldn't find any package by regex - ruby

I need to install ruby1.9.3-dev sudo apt-get install ruby1.9.3-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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failed to fetch quantal updates err 404

I am trying to install these items and this is how it goes... $ sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev libdb5.1-dev libdb5.1++-dev libboost-all-dev git Reading package lists... Done ...
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Why can I not update? Getting 403 Forbidden with gwibber

Ubuntu 12.10 x64 apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-gnome-default-settings yields this error Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates/main gwibber-service-facebook all ...
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Cannot upgrade in Kubuntu 12.10

I am running Kubuntu 12,10 and, after not having used my computer for a long period of time, want to update and upgrade it as soon as possible. However, when I first tried to update via the graphical ...
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update manager keeps crashing but apt-get and aptitude is working

Since December last year i already got problems with the update manager it keeps crashing right from starting it, i already sended the crash report multiple times and searching the internet and this ...
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Unable install cmake and ccmake?

So the thing is I'm trying to install Cmake and cmake-curses-gui. I have updated the system with apt-get-update. sudo apt-get install cmake Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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How to sudo apt-get install all latex CJK?

Is there a way to just install latex packages with sudo apt-get install ?? like for https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/quantal/latex-cjk-chinese/ and also the japanese and korean ones? I'm on ...
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Why did I have to edit /etc/lsb-release to get apt-get to work?

I can't open the software sources window from the software center. I can't use apt-get add-apt-repository (and other things). The error I get with add-apt-repository is: Traceback (most recent ...
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Installation problem /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Anything I tried to install I get this error message: No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-3.2.0-23-generic-pae ...
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WiFi not working on MacBook Pro running 12.10

I've seen many other posts like this and found one other where the problem was resolved, but the terminal commands given were for a different pcid than mine. I ran several commands including: sudo ...
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failed to update apt-get [duplicate]

every time i run sudo apt-get update the following error occurs . W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ackondro/tibesti/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: Failed ...
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“Could not import runpy module” when running apt-get on Xubuntu 12.10

Just installed Xubuntu 12.10, on first apt-get update and upgrade I got "Could not import runpy module" and all installs seem to stop there. E.g. "sudo apt-get --reinstall install python" gives the ...
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Can't install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.10?

I was attempting to install VMware Player through the terminal using these codes: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-uname -r mkdir ~/VMware && cd ~/VMware wget ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and ia32-libs error

When trying to install ia32-libs I get his error apt-get install ia32-libs Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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apt-get fails with 307 Temporary Redirect

I created a fresh install of ubuntu 12.10 as a VMWare Player virtual machine. To enable apt-get to get past my proxy I created an /etc/apt/apt.conf.d file with these lines: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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Installing software in kubuntu

I have recently installed kubuntu. I am able to install softwares from muon software center. But when I try to do so from the terminal, I get errors. For instance on trying to update, I get: Err ...
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How to solve “503 Out of disk space” error while installing software?

When I'm installing software using apt-get install through the terminal, I get the following error: 503 OUT OF DISK SPACE E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with ...
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The package sudo needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

It seems I have landed in trouble.... on running update-manager or synaptic I get this message "E: The package sudo needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it." I searched for ...
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The package system is broken: I can't update my apps on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit

screen shot: text: "Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command in a terminal: apt-get ...
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Installing cunit on UBuntu quantal

I'm trying to install the cunit (C unit testing framework) packages on Quantal (64bit). cunit seems to be held in a number of packages, but according to apt-get these are broken. Attempt 1: $ sudo ...
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How can I install packages from Debian's squeeze repo on Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Debian Squeeze but I want to test Ubuntu with Unity. I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 ISO and installed it, but I can't find a way to add Debian's local repository. How can I use Debian's ...
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Apt-get update errors (can't read the package lists) [duplicate]

After running the an update from the update-manager I tried to install chromium: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser And I got the following error (full output from `sudo apt-get update' on ...
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Dependency problems while updating Ubuntu 12.10

I have the following error while trying to update my system: user# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly ...
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libapache2-mod-fastcgi “not available”

I've been here http://www.howtoforge.com/using-php5-fpm-with-apache2-on-ubuntu-12.10 and here ...
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Does synaptic only install required packages?

Just installed mesa-utils using apt-get and noticed there were packages installed no longer required. I removed the package using autoremove, then used synaptic to re-install. I'm looking for the most ...
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1answer
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apt-get 307 error

G'day The problem is (for any type of mirror or package) with apt-get update: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu.org.ua/ubuntu/dists/quantal/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 307 Temporary Redirect But: ...
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Can't open “ubuntu software center”, “software updater”, “software sources”, “language support” Malformed line 56 in source list

I get the following error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the ...
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How install Mozart on Ubuntu 12.10

On a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 system I am trying to install the Mozart (http://www.mozart-oz.org/) programming environment. Unfortunately I got the following error message reporting missing dependencies. ...