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sudo apt-get Does not work (ubuntu gnome)

Lately I was not able to perform sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get install, etc. Every time I'm typing sudo apt-get install PROGRAM_NAME I get Reading packages list.. For a a brief moment and then ...
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How do I get my shell script to automatically accept prompts?

I made a simple shell script (that I run as root) to download essential apps that I might need whenever I reinstall ubuntu: It looks like this: apt-get install docky && apt-get install geany ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - You have held broken packages

This is a very popular question, but bare with me as I have tried teverything you are all about to suggest. So This is what I get: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done ...
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cannot install anything new

When I type sudo apt-get install gnome-shell archit@archit-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for archit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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can't install gnome-shell?

hello I would like to install gnome-shell , I get this Error ! rachid@DELL:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Application icons in system settings disappear after deleting Text Entry

I used to install ibus pinyin in 12.04 following steps as belows: Settings-->Language Support-->Install/Remove Languages, check Chinese item $ sudo apt-get install ibus ibus-clutter ibus-gtk ...
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I get the following error glib-gio-error ** settings schema 'org.gnome.desktop.interface' is not installed

when I run the command: sudo apt-get install gsettings-desktop-schemas I get this: Reading dependency tree... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Problem after installing gnome-desktop

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and upgraded to Gnome 3.10. But when I was trying to install ubuntu-gnome-desktop I got error with Libreoffice. I was using Openoffice(I removed Libreoffice while installing ...
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Ubuntu 13.04, how to upgrade to GNOME 3.8.x

I'd like to update GNOME but I don't want 3.10 until a few extensions I use are updated. Can I specify a version to update with apt-get?
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`Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. ` when starting apps from the commandline

I didn't get an answer but I wasn't doing anything and this is an interesting topic. In Ubuntu 12.04, when opening a file in gedit or if I am working on the command line in dpkg, I get returned the ...
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1answer
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GNOME/GDM not starting

NOTE: While working through my issue and documenting it I discovered the solution, but have decided to post this in case another person has the same/similar issue (see bottom)... After uninstalling ...
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1answer
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How can I reinstall packages accidentally removed when trying to remove another package?

I accidently executed sudo apt-get remove --purge gstreamer0.10, and the packages such as gimp, gnome-, Rhythmbox and etc are removed, so I forced to stop the processing, but I don't remember what ...
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Installed then removed Kubuntu Desktop - now Ubuntu/Unity doesn't look quite right

I am running QQ - default Ubuntu/Unity desktop Installed kubuntu-desktop with 'apt-get install kubuntu-desktop' to try it out. Decided I didn't like it, so I removed it with 'apt-get remove ...
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Why does Ubuntu GNOME recommend make?

Running apt-cache depends ubuntu-gnome-desktop lists, among other things, GNU Make as a recommend. apt-cache depends gnome doesn't list Make. Why? It doesn't seem like Make and GNOME would be in any ...
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Why is packagekit starting up throughout the day

Why is packagekit starting up throughout the day? There is no indication in the messages which component is sending the message to start packagekit, just a dbus message indicating that the service was ...
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1answer
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Install gnome desktop in kubuntu

I am trying to install gnome desktop from kubuntu. So I did this : sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It ran well but now I am getting this error: sudeep@sudeep:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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failed to install gnome3 ubuntu 12.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-session sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ...
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getting error Resource temporarily unavailable [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) no matter what i try to install i get this error, also i get unity & unity 2d not installed so if ...
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Getting error while running this command sudo apt-get install curl git-core

After running the command to install ruby sudo apt-get install curl git-core I am getting an error- E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: ...
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2answers
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How do I downgrade gracefully from gnome3

I installed the latest gnome3 from webupd8's ppas and somehow borked my system. while doing a ppa-purge it somehow decided to remove the ubuntu-desktop meta package now while i'm trying to get back ...
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1answer
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How to know which versions of application I can install via apt

I try to use apt-cache search gedit But there is no information about version. I am trying to install gedit 2.30.4 (by default it is 3.x on Gnome 3). But there is no gedit with this version. sudo ...
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Clean removal of KDE 4

I recently installed KDE in to my Ubuntu 10.04 machine using apt. (i.e apt-get install kde-desktop) After a while I got enough with the testing and wanted to have gnome again. So I removed all the ...