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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Heartbleed Resolved with upgrade all on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS? [duplicate]

This morning (12th April) I performed an apt-get update and an apt-get upgrade all on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS. Does these fixes the Heartbleed-Problem. I ask this before I start renewing passwords and ...
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This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU

I received the error message: The package system is broken and I am not, to my knowledge, using third party repositories. Following some of the recent posts on similar topics, I looked at other posts ...
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Install package from without adding PPA

Is there a way to install a package via a simple URL without having to add a PPA beforehand? Something like apt-get https://url.to.package.deb? Or perhaps some command line options that would add the ...
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In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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apt-get remove --purge wine* removed everything!

sudo apt-get remove --purge wine* opened the gates of hell and removed many things. I wasn't allowed to paste the output here, too big. I stopped the process, I wanted to save what's left of my ...
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How to show Update Manager full report of the upgrade in the command line?

How can I mimic the output of update manager via command line? I have update manager set to show only "important security updates" and the layout with the info is great. Is is possible to get similar ...
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gpg: keyblock resource ‘/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d//webupd8team-sublime-text-3.gpg’: resource limit [on hold]

No matter what I do, I get the following error: gpg: keyblock resource ‘/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d//webupd8team-sublime-text-3.gpg’: resource limit The original error(Dutch) Original Dutch sudo ...
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Which package provides a given jar?

How can I determine which apt package I should install to have a certain jar file? BTW: I'm actually looking to solve XML parser factory has not been configured correctly: Provider ...
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Heartbleed Ubuntu 13.04 stuck on OpenSSL 1.0.1c [duplicate]

Just noticed that my Ubuntu 13.04 install is stuck on an old version of OpenSSL. OpenSSL 1.0.1 14 Mar 2012 The distro is fully to to date, running apt-get update, then apt-get upgrade or apt-get ...
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Error while installing any software and updating in ubuntu 12.04

root@shivani-G41M-Combo:/home/shivani# apt-get install nmap Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' ...
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apt-get update gives bzip2 error on fresh Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) in Virtual Box version 4.2.18

A fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) onto Virtual Box 4.2.18 seems to go well, however, I receive a bzip2 related error when trying to update. I was hoping a seasoned Ubuntu expert could help me ...
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The difference between simply installing software & adding to repository [duplicate]

I have a simple question coming from my mind. What is the difference between : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cwchien/gradle sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gradle And simply sudo apt-get ...
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Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with ubuntu ...
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What are the different ways to install a software on Ubuntu?

I am a beginner trying to understand how installation of software works in ubuntu. I have installed a lot of softwares on my system but everytime I want to install something I will just google and ...
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Can't fetch from old-releases.ubuntu.com

Has the package management for old unsupported systems been changed? I have my sources.list set up to fetch from old-releases.ubuntu.com but all I get when doing an apt-get is: Could not connect to ...
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How to install Eagle in Ubuntu 13.04? [closed]

I know that eagle (from cadsoft) should be in multiverse, as it says here: http://packages.ubuntu.com/raring/eagle However, after I added multiverse to /etc/apt/sources.list, ran sudo apt-get ...
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This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to install Transmission Bittorrent Client from the Ubuntu Software Center. However, I got the error Package Dependencies Cannot be Resolved and it ...
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apt-get error 'Failed to fetch' [duplicate]

I'm getting the following error when I try to use apt-get. I'm trying to do an update. Due to my rep being so low, I only left the line with the error. killingthemonkey@travellingmonkey:~$ sudo ...
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Bash completion for the new apt command

I like the new apt command (which will be included in the upcoming trusty release) so much that I installed it on my precise system by compiling the 14.04 package from source. Unfortunately, bash ...
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Requests from EC2 to security.ubuntu.com 404 [closed]

I have 12.04 precise running on EC2. sudo apt-get update just gives a bunch of Err http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/main Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] Err ...
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Can I enable bash-completion for the new apt command?

The new apt command in 14.04 seems to be a really useful intersection of functionality between apt-get and apt-cache but the current version of bash-completion doesn't know about it... Which makes it ...
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Recompile package (with applied .diff file) after every update

I have a .diff file which I use to patch unity source code and then recompile it, so I can remove trash icon from unity panel which is important to me. However after every update of Unity, the patched ...
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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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The following packages have unmet dependencies. gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad [closed]

i found a lot of thems with this question, but noone helped me. Here is what i'm trying to do: apt-get install -f 'gstreamer1.0*' gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg ... The following packages have unmet ...
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What is the difference between apt and apt-get?

I read about the new fancy progress bar which was added to apt 1.0 in Softpedia and how to enable it here. However on running sudo apt-get update, I did not see the fancy progress bars. On reading the ...
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I Have recently installed 13.10. I'm Getting a problem when i use sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

This is what I'm getting when i'm using sudo apt-get updates E: Type 'Download' is not known on line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: Malformed line 3 in source list ...
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How do I enable fancy apt colours and progress bars?

I've heard that apt has some a fancy colour and progress bar feature, but that I have to manually enable it. How do I do this?
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packages cannot be authenticated! - traceroute

I am trying to install traceroute in ubuntu and I am getting the following message. sudo apt-get install traceroute Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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What does the output of apt-get install --dry-run mean?

I want to upgrade a server to make sure the recent OpenSSL bug gets patched. So, to check the versions of things I'll be installing, I run apt-get install --dry-run, and see a line like: Inst openssl ...
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/boot is full and I cannot remove old images or run apt-get install -f [duplicate]

I know this topic is beet to death, but I seem to be stuck. I have a bunch of Ubuntu servers that are running on VMware that have this issue. Here is my disk capacity... userr@dba120:~$ df -h ...
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Temporary failure resolving 'security.ubuntu.com'

This is a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 server. I have searched for this answer and I find many that just do not work. Sometimes the answer is incomplete, happens a lot, or missing a few basic ...
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Ubuntu updates blocked apt-get

last week ubuntu asked to install some updates. After doing that a series of problem came out (everything worked fine before...) and now I can't use and apt-get command because or these "missing ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu and ARM: Why half the packages are missing?

So, I'm on an ARM Chromebook and trying to install nodejs/npm. When I do sudo apt-get install nodejs, I have two dependencies missing: libv8 and libc-ares2. But these packages are availables on the ...
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Latest packages available

Due to an accessibility bug in the latest versions of Ubuntu I will have to revert back to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when 12.10 is retired later this month. I see that Ubuntu 12.04 came with Firefox 11.0, ...
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Long Term Package Mirrors

I am having a bit of a tricky packaging problem with my Trusty Ubuntu cloud machines. I understand that Trusty is currently in "beta", so I can appreciate that I sort of have to just deal with it. ...
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Managing a corrupted apt-get state [closed]

I'm extremely frustrated with apt-get (and probably dpkg also). At least once or twice per year my apt-get will mess things up on my server which requires a total reinstall of my Debian OS. This ...
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How to solve the problems in “sudo apt-get update” [duplicate]

Here is my /etc/apt/source.list file. I get many problems in the output of sudo apt-get update: $ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for tim: Err http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu precise/ Release.gpg ...
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LibSSL1.0.0 Throwing Errors

Whenever I try to do any package manipulation - stuff like apt-get install or apt-get update, etc. - I keep getting errors related to libssl1.0.0. I've tried various things online to no avail. sudo ...
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Many packages been uninstalled by mistake? How to recover Ubuntu [closed]

I uninstalled Python2.7 first which ended up deleting many dependencies as well. Then trying to fins that problem I ended up deleting more packages. But even from the begining of my installation ...
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Updating Software

I recently have been shown just how new i am to ubuntu through this issue: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and i have installed Hedgehogs version 0.9.17.1 using the ubuntu software center. I haven't been ...
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oracle-java8-installer results in “apt” removal? [closed]

I have been been running trusty since the first alpha release, pulling daily updates. I also installed the oracle-java7-installer from the WebUpd8 PPA. Today I noticed during a dist-upgrade that ...
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broken dependencies [duplicate]

I am currently running Lubuntu on my Ubuntu 12.04 server version. Whenever I try installing any software, be it from the software center or from the internet, I receive an error saying: your system ...
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Update manager and apt-get are not able to finish updates due to “permission denied” errors in post install scripts

On my desktop Ubuntu 10.04 today some packages (ca-certificates, postgres, samba, ...) were updated automatically by the update-manager and something went wrong. The update finished with error ...
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Problem with broken package system

Yesterday I found that the Code::Blocks 13.12 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is broken, when I clicked the icon, it reacted nothing, so I tried to reinstall. I tried to use the instructions from codeblocks' ...
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I'm trying to install mumble but apparently I'm missing some dependencies

I got the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mumble-server : Depends: libiceutil34 but it is not installable Depends: libzeroc-ice34 but it ...
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Why isn't launchpad building my package?

I attempted to upload files to launchpad for building, using dput ppa:sparhawkthesecond/ahm xserver-xorg-input-evdev_2.8.2-1ubuntu2ahm0ly1_source.changes It completed fine, and I was told that it ...
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detect broken packages

There are many pages on the web regarding "how to fix broken packages" but I can not find a command to find/detect/view the broken packages. I want to search for orphan packages such as lib*.
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locale error in apt-get install [duplicate]

It is some days when I have downloaded by sudo apt-get install myprogram. I saw my program finally installed but at the end I see this errors : > locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No ...
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Can't install package libclassicclient

This is the output of "sudo apt-get install libclassicclient": user1@laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install libclassicclient Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...