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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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do-release-upgrade - Could not determine the upgrade [duplicate]

Edit: Answer at bottom, I'm leaving the question untouch to keep all elements that might match someone else's search. So, I've read about the issue (here, here, here and here) but could not find the ...
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“Cloning” a server [duplicate]

I have recently been tasked with making a dev version of one of my production servers (both 12.04LTS). If I could create an image on my cloud service, it would be simple. Problem, these are both ...
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apt-get update, apt-get install not working [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 on virtual box and installed LAMP, webmin and FTP then suddenly i could not install any thing else because the initiation to connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com is not ...
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Why my apache service does not work correctly?

I am just a newbie using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In the beginning, I just want to install mcrypt, I followed this solution: cd /etc/php5/mods-available ln -sf ../conf.d/mcrypt.ini . php5enmod mcrypt ...
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1answer
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apt-get upgrade fails with “adduser: The user `messagebus' already exists. Exiting.”

Got this today when trying to upgrade the software on my Ubuntu 12.04 Server: # apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, ...
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Why can't I update my system via shell script?

I have a very simple script, let's call it update.sh: #!/bin/bash echo "Updating system..." sudo apt-get udpate sudo apt-get udgrade Running this script, throws the following error: me@host $ ...
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No longer showing “X packages can be updated” on command line login

When I SSH into my Ubuntu server, it used to show a message like this: 10 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. Now it no longer shows this message. I know that apt already knows ...
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apt-get upgrade not fully installed but is ok, how to remove?

We use mariadb with galera. All works well, but every time we upgrade with sudo apt-get upgrade it thinks it fails to upgrade mariadb-server, but it does work fine. I think the issue is caused because ...
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Remove packages by using preseed file PXE ubuntu 12.04 installation

I am using this syntax in my preseed file to remove libreoffice package from installation: d-i preseed/early_command apt-get remove libreoffice; It returns code error 127 upon booting the client. I ...
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install php5-curl without upgrading php-cli

I am using imageantialias for php and php -r "var_dump(function_exists('imageantialias')); returns bool(true) I do have requirement for php5-curl, and if I install php5-curl using php5-curl (sudo ...
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Configuring mysql-server-5.5 (amd64) hangs during installation

I run sudo apt-get install tasksel then I choose LAMP Server then I've been waiting to finish the configuration and when it comes to 81% which is Configuring mysql-server-5.5 (amd64) the ...
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apache2 not starting after purge and re-install

First of all - I have looked and tried several approaches including Apache server not starting I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit I had purged using an answer at serverfault sudo service apache2 stop ...
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Subdirectories Show 404 Not Found on 13.10 web server

I recently set up a web server on Ubuntu 13.10 and when I enter the external IP it works fine showing the index file of var/www/ but whenever I try to add a folder, say one called test, and I go to ...
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0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

I'm doing a project for College where I have to host a specific piece of software on a Ubnutu server and allow any hosts on the server's network to install the software. When my server's network ...
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Installation problem libssh2-php on Ubuntu 13.10

New here, be gentle... I am setting up a server using Ubuntu Server 13.10 64 bit. So far all went well, but now running into a problem during installation of libssh2-php. Setting up libssh2-php ...
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Stuck at configuring-apt during install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.4

I'm installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.4, and I'm stuck at configuring-apt for quite sometime now. What does configuring-apt do, and is it necessary. It seems to be downloading things. Is it necessary ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu server strange locale issue

Installed brand new Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on Hetzner server. Right after install tried to execute apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Getting following error nearly on all apt-get operation perl: ...
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1answer
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How to get latest Wordpress on 12.04.4 LTS

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 x64 , and want to install latest wordpress. I have two options use apt-get to install the package (sudo apt-get install wordpress) install the latest version ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 apt-get update errors (404, W: Failed to fetch…)

I have a new instance of 12.04 server and have been having issues running sudo apt-get update The update seems to work fine then it will stop and sit waiting for headers then start spitting 404 ...
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1answer
807 views

apt-get not working on Ubuntu VPS

I couldn't install any software using apt-get command in my VPS and the terminal prints: root@ubuntu:~# apt-get install python3 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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2answers
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Why did my server repeatedly request the packages.bz2 file from a mirror for 24 hours?

One of our servers ended up using about 20 GB of data yesterday because it was repeatedly requesting the packages.bz2 file from a mirror. The requests began about 22:00 on Sunday night, and stopped ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox don't let me install anything

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12 in a virtual machine in VirtualBox, but apt-get didn't let me install anything, when i tried apt-get install git i got Failed to fetch errors, Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
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server install from iso using apt-cacher server

I have a server running apt-cacher. Is there any way to specify it as an apt source while doing a Ubuntu server install from iso? I'm currently doing a minimum install and then modifying ...
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1answer
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`apt-get upgrade` stalls with zombie `dpkg` - what to do?

During an apt-get upgrade on a server, output stalled and in investigation I found a zombie dpkg process, but the apt-get process still alive. What is the best way to handle this? The dpkg log shows ...
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python3-lxc and lxc parallel installation not possible!

every time i try to install one of the package lxc and python3-lxc the other one is removed from my system. How i can fix this problem? I need both for a project. Thank You!
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 server cant install centrifydc apt package E: Unable to locate package centrifydc

I get an unable to locate package error when i try to install centrifydc using apt-get. Steps taken: I sudo nano'd /etc/apt/sources.list and uncommented the two partner urls. Then i performed a sudo ...
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1answer
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wrong linux-headers-server version

On my Ubuntu 12.04 server I get the message that linux-server depends on linux-headers-server 3.2.0.55.65 but 3.2.0.56.66 is installed. The suggested apt-get -f install won't work. my sources.list: ...
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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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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file

I run an Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS. Today, I wanted to update it, but I did not managed it (yes...), however upgrading worked well. I don't want you to solve my problem but it would be greatful if you ...
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How to give an “503 Service Unavailable” error while apache is being upgraded by apt-get

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS server (precise). Whenever apache2.2 is being updated by an apt-get upgrade command, the HTTP server is shut down, so the clients cannot connect at all during anything ...
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Can't Install php5-msql

Hello friends I'm finishing the process of installing Apache/Php/mysql installations but this shows up: # sudo apt-get install mysql-server php5-msql Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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1answer
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apt-get update stuck at 100%[Waiting for headers] at “Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe Translation-en”

Not sure what has happened to my Ubuntu 13.04 server. It is pretty much a LAMP & SAMBA server only, no other apps installed, no shell, command line only. I run an apt-get update a fortnight ago ...
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1answer
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How to list installed packages with security patches?

I would like to list all packages installed on a Ubuntu Server 10.04 that were upgraded for security reasons. Is there any tool that will list all security packages installed on a system? Any help ...
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1answer
600 views

Can't install any packages on Natty Server [duplicate]

Can't install upgrade or update any... E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. -- E: Unable to locate package
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1answer
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Using `dpkg --set-selections` to copy package config to a new server

I'm trying to create a test server with all the same packages on as the live server, following the instructions here (and similar instructions elsewhere) But when I run the apt-get -u dselect-upgrade ...
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2answers
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How does command-not-found determines if user is administrator

I am administrator of two ubuntu servers. On one of them, when I try to run a command (for instance irb1.9.1) from a package that is not installed, I get the following message: The program 'irb1.9.1' ...
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Ubuntu Server: dpkg returned an error code (1)

I have experienced this error in the past but have been able to resolve it by running 'sudo apt-get -f install'; however, that is no longer the case. I have spent about 4 hours looking into this and ...
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1answer
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Cannot get any updates or installs because of server pt.archive.ubuntu.com (193.136.212.166)

So, the terminal always gets stuck when trying to gets the packages from the server: pt.archive.ubuntu.com (193.136.212.166). How can I use another server? This has been like this all day. I asked a ...
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1answer
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Issue running Update on Server 13.04

I'm running into an issue when trying a apt-get update && apt-get upgrade It fails with the following error: dpkg: error processing systemd-services (--configure): Package is in a very bad ...
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2answers
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How to mantain an ubuntu server without the “-updates” release

In short: Does any one out there, running ubuntu servers, tries to do it with the "-updates" release (like precise-updates) disabled? If so, how do you deal with ubuntu point releases (that include ...
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Is Distribution Upgrade bad for server?

The version of Ubuntu offered in VPS is usually old, and I need newer version of application. Thus, I should upgrade the ubuntu version. However, apt-get dist-upgrade is not 100% safe (this is ...
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1answer
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server program upgrade problems

I am running 12.04LTS and the system tells me that there are packages to be updated. The next commands are working: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade One or more of the programs/packages ...
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4answers
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I cannot use apt-get update

I have Ubuntu 13.04 Server on a Virtual Box which is using 2GB of ram and 20GB of space. It's freshly installed and I cannot use apt-get update. I have tried the same on an Ubuntu 12.10 Server but it ...
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2answers
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find & purchase restricted and multiverse for server?

I stumbled upon this solution and enabled it on, a now shuttered, Ubuntu server. I didn't know that multiverse package are not completely free. As in the question to the first answer: How can a ...
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I need to create a reverse tunnel to update a server behind a NAT/FW [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu server which is behind a NAT/FW (SERVER). This server does not have access to the Internet, thus I am unable to update the server via apt-get. I have another Ubuntu server (CLIENT) ...
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Problem with MySQL upgrade

Overnight, a script running from cron one of our servers (Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS) applied updates to MySQL. Rather than taking a few minutes to do this, it appears to have taken over an hour and a half, ...
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1answer
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How do I install packages from landscape? [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (precise) I've found some resources on how to do install packages from landscape, but I think that's for the desktop version. The server version doesn't seem to have the installer. ...
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Install Courier using user courier instead of daemon through apt-get

I'm trying to install Courier on my server, however I am hoping to be able to do so through the debian packages apt-get install courier-mta. This works fine, except for one thing. The Courier server ...
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2answers
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Will apt-get dist-upgrade blow away my PostgreSQL server setup?

I'm about to upgrade my webserver, my site relies heavily on PostgreSQL database and settings. I started apt-get dist-upgrade, and it says it wants to upgrade Postgres. I cancelled, but will it wipe ...