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

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Missing opensslconf.h when compiling GIT

I decided to clone the git source into /usr/src and checked out to the latest stable version (since I currently have 1.9.1). During the compiling I received a few errors regarding missing ...
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Same Package - Multiple Repos

Which repository will Ubuntu choose to download a package from if the same package is available in more than one repos? Suppose a package A was initially installed from repository X and later I added ...
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How to remove an apt repository that I added myself? [duplicate]

I was following an old tutorial and did an apt-get installed a repository (I think that's what it was) I am no ubuntu guru. Turns out that repo no longer exists, and when I now do an apt-get update I ...
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libudev0 is not installed

I was trying to install Reditr(Redit Client) but I get a message saying $ sudo dpkg -i reditr_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 209739 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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apt-get -f install fails due to dependency issues

Attempting to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 15.10, I seem to have broken dependencies and the typical answer of sudo apt-get -f install and sudo apt-get update aren't working. I think I deleted ...
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How does one install libgmp-dev in 14.04

I need to install the package libgmp-dev to install haskell-platform. However doing sudo apt-get install libgmp-dev gives : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Computer restarts when running dpkg --configure

Like the title says, my computer restarts, this happens each time the command is run, i can't install anything using apt-get, it says the installation was interrupted that i need to run dpkg ...
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whiptail makes terminal window disappear in VMware

On a VMware virtual machine running on Windows 10 I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from some old dvd. Then I launched an xterm, said sudo bash to get a root terminal, edited /etc/apt/sources.list and ran ...
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How completely uninstall related packages installed with a package

How do I remove exactly same stuff I have installed or system have installed with adding support for a language for example? Is there a procedure I can follow? Apt-get remove, autoremove or purge is ...
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Can't install packages as apt-get update not working [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and Apt-get update is not working, its output is: build@build:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease Hit http://dl.google.com stable ...
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Broken packages error apt-get

I am trying to install ia32-libs. Following:http://stackoverflow.com/a/23307732/3646408 root@abhishek-sve15118en:/etc/apt/sources.list.d# apt-get install ia32-libs Reading package lists... Done ...
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How to fix error processing package git-daemon-run?

I am trying to install php curl like so: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install php5-curl But I keep getting an error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Apt not working after Ubuntu 15.10 Upgrade

I did a whole system update and then a distribution upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10. After install I ran apt-get update and started to see some errors. Tried to troubleshoot the dependency issues by hand ...
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Unable to install leap frog thru wine

I am unsure as to what wine version I have as I just installed wine thru the terminal by using sudo apt-get install wine I am not sure what to do it starts the set up but once the downloading ...
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How to add flash drive to apt get? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 on flash drive and need to get some files from mode. I did sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt to connect the usb drive. How do I get apt-get to know where my Ubuntu files are? I have a ...
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Using APT to update all packages to specified versions

How do I use apt-get to upgrade an entire system to a predefined set of packages and package versions? I want this because I am building an app which depends on a large number of apt packages and ...
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Install openjdk-7-jre without prompt

During the install I have to hit [ENTER] in order for the install to proceed on the command: apt-get install openjdk-7-jre Is there a way to avoid this prompt?
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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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sudo apt-get install iexplore problem [legit] [closed]

W.t.f sudo apt-get install iexplorer not works plz halph guys omg dis broken kernel how do i do web-surf now? how do u even facebuk without ...
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Linux generic-lts-trusty depends: linux-generic but it is not installed

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and kernel is "3.13.0-76-generic". But when I am trying to upgrade it by the following command: sudo apt-get upgrade I am getting the following dependency related error: ...
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Install Ubuntu desktop no cddrive no internet

Innocently I was trying to install another program (python scrapy). And terminal said it could not find libxml2. So I had the bright idea of sudo apt get remove libxml2 so as to get the most recent ...
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Cannot start phpmyadmin

I cannot start my apcahe2 and phpmyadmin in my VPS. $ sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead

Here is my sources.list # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 15.04 _Vivid Vervet_ - Release amd64 (20150422)]/ vivid main restricted # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to # newer ...
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Been trying to install steam on my chromebook using linux

When I try to install steam it tells me: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dril:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Then it tells me to enter my password after typing ...
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Unable to update, due to Clearsigned isn't valid error

I am getting this problem while updating. Kindly help and explain what just happened here! prakhar@prakhar-Latitude-3440:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for prakhar: Get:1 ...
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Aptitude install error

I'm running apt-get install aptitude but it gives me this error:‌ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Trying to install Spotify

I am kind of new to Ubuntu and I have been trying to install Spotify for hours. I have tried the following commands sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys ...
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Include apt.history.log in systemlog

I am trying to find a way to Include apt.history.log in the systemlog so the logs will automatically be sent to a remote centralized log server I have running. But is this something there is ...
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How to install latest version of Tiled Editor on ubuntu? [closed]

Having trouble installing latest version of Tiled Editor from console. I need the latest updates for my project. Adding the PPA is not giving me the latest version of the software. Running the ...
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Create new admin account with other account's software already installed

I have an admin account(say X) where I have installed some 50 software packages. Now I want to create another admin account(say Y) who can use all 50 software packages. Is this possible? How do I ...
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Uninstalling eclipse mars.1

I had originally installed mars.1 package by downloading the tar.gz file and extracting it. when I tried running the sample code hello world it displayed "the error launching configuration has ...
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Error on updating my ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

While updating my Ubuntu 14.04 I got an error on the top bar. When I click on it, it opens a box with the following message in it: An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the ...
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About “kde-config-telepathy-accounts (4:15.08.2-0ubuntu1)” ,apt

I tried to install Kubuntu-desktop by Kubuntu-PPA. When I finished install, Ubuntu Software Center have a windows said there is a broken package in my system. I tried to click Repair button but it ...
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How to remove jre1.8.0.72?

There is an error during install jre1.8.0.72. How should I remove it? I get an error during purge: sudo apt-get purge jre1.8.0-72 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Installing python 3.x on Ubuntu 15.10

I have already python 2.7 on my machine. I can't recall if I installed it or it is a built-in install. Anyhow, I would like to install work with python 3.x and I wonder if I need first to uninstall ...
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apt-get can't install/remove linux-image-4.2.0-25-generic

I tried to install a package (jsonlint) via apt-get on a Xubuntu 15.10 system and it failed due to an error installing linux-image-4.2.0-25-generic . This was a new, clean install of 15.10, Jan 15 ...
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Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing

While using the command sudo apt-get upgrade I lost my internet. When I again used the command sudo apt-get upgrade I got the following error: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get ...
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Where can I find a Swift 2.6.0 package?

I'm facing this Swift bug, which is fixed in the 2.6.0 release of Swift, on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I'm looking for a deb package of swift object server in version 2.6.0. As far as I know, ...
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apt-get not work and putty not connect

When I want to login to ssh by putty show me this errors: Connection refused and when I connect to Ubuntu via VNC when I login I see this errors: apt-config: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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“Sorry Ubuntu * 15.10 has experienced an internal error” /usr/bin/signon-ui [closed]

I think this happened after using sudo-apt-get update or sudo-apt-get upgrade, ever since that whenever I restart my Ubuntu, I always get this error message. Anybody have experience this before? ...
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Any suggestions on installing the haskell-platform or stack in ubuntu?

I tried to install haskell-platform and I am getting the following unmet dependencies. Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Some packages could not be ...
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Software Center Will Not Install From Terminal

When trying to install Software Center I get the following message: ~$ sudo apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Need to resolve a dependency error: libc6 : Breaks: locales (< 2.19)

I could use some advice on how to get around an error message I received when attempting to install a program from the makemkv ppa. I've attempted to run install with the -f command, but the error ...
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Can i put everything back after accidentally doing “apt-get remove mysql-server”?

I have accidentally typed in webserver terminal following command: sudo apt-get remove apache2 php* mysql* -y Can i rescue my database tables, without a backup? I know that, for instance, apache ...
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Why do I need to check updates after adding a ppa [duplicate]

Is there a way to avoid this step a check only the newly added ppa?
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Steam requires additional packages, which will not install

When I start my Steam I get the following error message: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 When I accept, the following ...
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replicable apt-get install command

I'm provisioning an Ubuntu server with a shell script, for definition a provisioning script should be replicable and idempotent (every time I execute the command it should always act the same). Thus I ...
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“apt-get build-dep linux” alternative (offline machine)

How to install build dependencies for package linux? There are at least couple of problems I see: Machine to be used is offline one. There is no "linux" package according to "apt-rdepends" (although ...
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sudo apt-get install libstdc++

When i try to install libstdc++ using: sudo apt-get install libstdc++ I am getting the below error in ubuntu. Do you have any idea about it? The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 15.10

Since installing drop-box (whether this had any bearing I don't know) I have this error with any installation or update using the software centre or command-line using apt-get. E: GPG error: ...