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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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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apt-get update failing with several 404 errors in oneiric [duplicate]

I have found many similar questions, tried all the fixes suggested : I checked my connection, and DNS I tried a different mirror (by replacing in sources.list by us.ubuntu...) but nothing seems to ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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Error updating mailman

Received this error message today doing apt-get upgrade Setting up mailman (1:2.1.16-2ubuntu0.1) ... Looking for enabled languages (this may take some time) ... done. Removing unmodified files from ...
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apt-get install cinnamon forces install of python-opencv

I recently uninstalled the libopencv/python-opencv packages using apt in order to install a more recent version manually. But for some odd reason when removing python-opencv it uninstalled cinnamon ...
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Create WPAD and PAC configuration files for branch proxy configurations

Below are the configuration of current proxy.pac file. function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { var resolved_ip = dnsResolve(host); if (isInNet(resolved_ip, "10.0.0.0", "255.0.0.0") || ...
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unable to locate libcurl4-gnutls-dev:i386 on ubuntu14.04.3 [don't starve server]

And i need it for a don't starve server apt-get update && apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev:i386 Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Restart after update interupted

Today I was updating the computer using the Software Updater package and when prompted I restarted my system to finish the process. During the restart I left and came back to find my machine off. ...
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Where is the changelog downloaded to?

After running (where <package> is replaced with the name of the package whose changelog you want): apt-get changelog <package> Where is the changelog downloaded to? And what happens ...
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Error 404 in update process using terminal [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W:Failed to fetch ...
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virtual box installation on ubuntu 14.04

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox to 5.0 for first time. A weird thing happened at this point; the icon for the ubuntu software center changed to a question mark. At this ...
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Build on launchpad with newer compiler

I've got a project I'd like to have built by launchpad recipe, but it requires C++14 support available in g++-5.1 or newer. This compiler is easy to get on 14.04 LTS with the toolchain-r ppa, but I ...
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Installing modules for both Python 2 and 3

I need to install some modules for Python: python3-rospkg, python3-catkin-tools and python3-yaml. I need them to work for both python2 and python3. But as soon as I apt-get install one of the above, ...
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apt-get error: Unable to find expected entry 'utilities-1.4/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file

When I run sudo apt-get update I get this error: W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'utilities-1.4/binary-amd64/Packages' in ...
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Python error during MAAS upgrade

I tried to upgrade my MAAS installation like it was described in here: Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error in one of the python scripts used during the ...
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error: sudo apt-get install vlc?

$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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How to solve :i386 package dependent issue on 64 bits system?

I installed libc6:i386 package on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) system. Now I want to uninstall it with apt-get remove --purge libc6:i386, it will try to remove 400+ packages. I think that should be a bug in ...
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Chromium problem

Well, this is new.. I think I hosed my system and don't know even where to start poking around.. I did apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and noticed that chromium had been removed from my system. So ...
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apt-get problem and arrow

hey guys I am new to ubuntu I am trying to use the command "apt-get install vim" but it actually not installing I cannot understand what that means so i am copying it down what the terminal is ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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Photoshop installation issaue-Unable to preserve original file

I am trying to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04 using wine . I am gettimg following error during installation- Exit Code: 7 Please see specific errors below for troubleshooting. For example, ...
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Running Adobe setup after installing wine

I am trying to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 14.04?I followed this answer and ran below commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 apt-get dist-upgrade error on bcmwl-kernel-source

A dist-update I just did hung (froze) after printing line: DKMS: install completed. I had to close the terminal to kill process, and to carry on did sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock kill -15 THE-PID ...
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Cannot install Desmume on Kubuntu 14.04

I wanted to install Desmume on my PC, but when I tried sudo apt-get install desmume it gave Error : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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OpenCV installation dependencies issue

I am trying to install OpenCV on ubuntu 14.04. The installation document asks to run a few commands before installaion of OpenCV. I get the following error when running it: ...
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Apt get install fails with errors

Whenever I install an application using sudo apt-get install application, I am getting the following error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Even though I get the error, the installation of the applcation I try to ...
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please help me with this output summary from terminal regarding sound issues in system

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and after updating all softwares,the sound system has stopped working. after following one of the post from ubuntu forum; i found this summary as result. please help... ...
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ubuntu 14.04 server update error [duplicate]

why i get on every update this message, and how to resolve this issues. Thank you. W: failed to fetch http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/dists/trusty/release unable to find expected entry ...
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How to add a PPA [duplicate]

I wish to add the 14.04 GQRX PPA, how can this be achieved? https://launchpad.net/~gqrx/+archive/ubuntu/releases
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Broken software index

I tried to install chrome and a pop up appears saying the following:- Check the file permissions and correctness of the file '/etc/apt/sources.list' and reload the software information with....... ...
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apt-get install -f got the error message

I got this error code when I try this command: sudo apt-get install -f Do anyone know how to fixed it? thanks! $ sudo apt-get install --fix-broken && sudo apt-get autoremove && ...
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Is it necessary to use 'sudo' when doing a '--dry-run' with apt-get?

I am doing tests on packages with the apt-get --dry-run command, however I am not using sudo. Could not using sudo affect the results in some way, or is sudo not necessary for such a simulation?
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How to install PgAdmin3 version 1.20.0 in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to install using PPA First, I add a link to a file repository source.list directory the /etc/apt/sources.list $ Sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb ...
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System updates are broken

I'm not exactly sure what the problem is, but I can't update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I also have this error showing up: (it's transparent because I screenshotted just before the drop-down closed) When I ...
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dependency in ppa

i have a package(fcl) in my ppa in my launchpad ppa and it depends on another package (libccd) which is in another ppa ppa:imnmfotmal/libccd. FCL has both build and run dependency in libccd. SO i ...
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Error on Updates [duplicate]

I want to ask if this is a bug on the update or not? W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/freyja-dev/unity-tweak-tool-daily/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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sudo apt-get is not working

So I keep trying to run the following command sudo apt-get install libaa-bin and every time I get the message. Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing/ I' ran ...
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i can not update

hi and please help here stelios@stelios-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for stelios: sudo: unable to open /var/lib/sudo/stelios/1: No such file or directory Ign ...
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Pango Build Error (GTK+3 build)

I am building GTK+3 (3.16.6) latest version on my Elementary OS desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) following these installation instructions at GTK website. I have successfully built and installed the following ...
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Trying to reinstall apache2 due to an issue i had with websvn libsvn1 error

When trying to reinstall apache2 with all the dependencies that i need i get this. I run this: sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-svn and this is the error that i get Reading package ...
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(kubuntu) Can't Remove KaliTools from system

I have problem with Kali tool it can not remove and when a type in terminal sudo apt-get upgrade it does not work It say that when I type sudo apt-get upgrade or when I type anything ...
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Probable server issue - unable to apt-get update

When I run: sudo apt-get update I get this error at the end: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' in ...
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How to pin a PPA package?

I've installed ppa:ondrej/php5 (in order to use latest PHP 5.5) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it also includes apache2 package, which causes me unable to install apache2-mpm-worker: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Synaptic is giving me an error

After I start up synaptic this error message shows up. How can I fix this? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How do I determine the location of the debian package for an installed application?

Using dpkg, I see that Chef version 11.2.0 is currently installed: $ dpkg -l | grep -i 'chef' ii chef 11.2.0-1.ubuntu.11.04 The full stack of chef I'm ...
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More about synaptic package manager

A day after yesterday I'm trying to install GNS3 in my Ubuntu 14.04. At first step of instruction it said that I have to install dependencies using synaptic package manager, and said that synaptic ...
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What is the command for focus of debconf popup window?

I have created a script to show a debconf popup for my custom deb package to warn the user that he has not installed java-oracle. When I run the install through the Ubuntu Software Center the ...
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Whatever the command I give

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and amd64 bit processor Whatever the command I give(Except sudo apt-get autoclean), I'm getting the below response :- dpkg: error processing package libuuid1:amd64 ...
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apt-show-versions displays error of “Use of uninitialized value…”

When daily Cron runs apt-show-versions the following error is displayed. /etc/cron.daily/apt-show-versions: Use of uninitialized value $value in substitution (s///) at /usr/bin/apt-show-versions line ...
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Cannot install libgfortran3 (unmet dependencies)

I cannot install ligbfortran3. What is the best way to solve this ? I want to keep my install as standard as possible. Thank you. root@arau:~# apt-get --simulate install libgfortran3 Reading package ...