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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Trying to install gdl-coyote on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install gdl-coyote on Ubuntu 14.04. I have installe gdl using the command apt-get install gnudatalanguages. Which installs version 9.4 I have downloaded the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 broken packages after fresh install

After fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, i have broken packages and can not install most of applications. I tried from Synaptic "Fix broken packages" but it is not working. An example; sudu apt-get ...
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Can we install a package through a shell script?

I'm trying to write a shell script so that when I reinstall my Ubuntu again. I could just run script and retain all the packages. And I'm planning to pass password in form of argument. My question ...
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apt-get update stuck connecting to mega.nz

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. When doing apt-get update, it gets hung up on 0% [Connecting to mega.nz . This issue has previously been raised here: Skip apt-get update (sorry I don't have the reputation ...
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Install packages for older versions of Ubuntu?

So, I need to install a package on Ubuntu 16.04. Only problem is that they haven't updated it yet and the latest version is for Ubuntu 15.10. I know this might not be safe, but how can I install the ...
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16.04 : “aptitude” at the command line

After upgrading to 16.04 I tried to use "sudo aptitude update" at the command line and got the error that the command was not found. What do I need to do to be able to use it again?
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Error “problem unlinking” in apt-get clean

There's a problem whenever I try to use sudo apt-get clean: :~$ sudo apt-get clean W: Problem unlinking the file apt-fast - Clean (21: Is a directory) :~$ apt-fast clean W: Problem unlinking the file ...
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Update issues 16.04 - Failed to download repository information

I keep getting the old message that I experienced from previous upgrades of yonder. Changing the server and refreshing doesn't seem to work anymore. W:There is no public key available for the ...
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E: Package 'cassandra' has no installation candidate

Hi Everyone I try to install "Cassandra" on a 14.04 Ubuntu server. I enter the ff code in the terminal "apt-get install cassandra" but I get the ff response: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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apt-get install r-base Gives 403 Forbidden Error

I am trying to install r-base in my just installed Ubuntu 14.04 system. However, I get the following error (only last few lines of output is shown here): 0 upgraded, 70 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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When do apt-mark show architecture in package name?

Here apt-mark shows architecture only for i386 package, and does not show i386 package, if it is not specified as such: $ apt-mark showmanual libfontconfig1 libfontconfig1 $ apt-mark showmanual ...
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kubuntu-desktop dependencies problem, now forbidden icon

A week ago, one of my friends said that the kubuntu-desktop is cool. So I installed it. But now there are dependencies problem with kde-telepathy-minimal, and the forbidden icon turned up and said ...
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Key uses weak digest algorithm

I'am getting this kind of message while updating my ubuntu 16.04 LTS: W: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Signature by key 4CCA1EAF950CEE4AB83976DCA040830F7FAC5991 uses ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 VIM without python support!

Although Ubuntu 16.04 release notes mention that: The default VIM package has been built against python3 instead of python2. Yet after I installed vim with the following command: sudo apt-get ...
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Multiple packages configured error while using command sudo apt-get update

I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and installed some softwares and themes. After using command sudo apt-get update, I get this as result. abskpr@abskpr-PC:~$ update Hit:1 ...
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Ubuntu won't startup after autoremove

I installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba PC 4 days ago. I have a wireless mouse and a keyboard that were not working so I ran this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-all Then ...
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Unable to install npm on ubuntu 14.04 due to broken packages error

Tried installing npm on ubuntu 14.04 however the following error has occurred gwt@gwt-Aspire-E1-571:~$ sudo apt-get install npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Fix permissions after upgrade to 16.04

I updated a server from 14.04 to 16.04. Now apt-get update does not work anymore. I get the following errors: 0% [2 InRelease gpgv 11.5 kB] [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.91.26)] dpkg: ...
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Getting this error :Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) when I try to run sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib

I tried installing matplotlib, to make graphs on python on Ubuntu 14.04 and am getting the following error. I am unable to resolve this error: (env)ubuntu@ubuntu-Inspiron-5423:~/tweepy$ sudo apt-get ...
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Configure cron-apt to use smtp relay

I've setup cron-apt on Ubuntu 14.04.3 to automate updates. I'd like it to email notifications and have configured MAILTO="user@example.com", and MAILON="upgrade" options in /etc/cron-apt/config. I ...
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Error in cqrlog install while processing cqrlog

I cannot install or remove cqrlog. Running apt-get I get this error: $ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 ...
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How to uninstall Image Magick?

I want to remove ImageMagick from Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried sudo apt-get remove imagemagick with no joy. I've tried to click the "remove" button in the Ubuntu Software app, but that doesn't remove ...
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apt-get gives disk space error but I have plenty of disk space [duplicate]

After a few hours of trying to install a desktop environment, I simply do not understand what I'm doing wrong. After I run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, I get this error: Do you want ...
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Apt-get update error: NO_PUBKEY

I am on Ubuntu 12.04. When I am using command sudo apt-get update then I am getting the following error: W: GPG error: http://ddebs.ubuntu.com precise-proposed Release: The following signatures ...
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apt update not work under proxy [duplicate]

After updating my laptop to Ubuntu 16.04 I can't execute sudo apt update any more (I also ran sudo apt-get update). Here is my terminal output: $ sudo apt update Scaricamento di:1 ...
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How to handle missing package php5-cgi on Ubuntu Xenial?

apt-get install php5-cgi says: Package php5-cgi is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from ...
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I cannot upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 unable to retrieve zw archive

Cannot upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04. Default repository ZW... how do I change this? I suspect that the upgrade is looking for a defunct repository, ie ZW. I live in Zimbabwe and suspect that it is ...
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How does dependency resolution work if you apt-get install a list of packages?

Does apt-get automatically resolve dependencies if you apt-get install a literal list of packages? I understand the default behavior of a command like apt-get install foo is to install the latest ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Adobe Flash Player install problem

I have problem with Adobe Flash Player. While using opera, few of pages show me that I don't have flash installed. When I run this command in terminal: sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer, ...
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install gpg 2.1.7+ on *ubuntu 16.04 (support for ECC keys)

so I want to create ECSDA keys. so I tried to install gpgv2 2.1.7 http://www.gniibe.org/memo/software/gpg/keygen-25519.html but that failed with following The following packages have unmet ...
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“Error: Opening the cache …installed packages have unmet dependencies” [duplicate]

I recently started using Ubuntu, and today I got the following error and am unsure how to proceed. I would appreciate any input. An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click ...
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Error fetching .deb file from the server showing “Hash Sum Mismatch” in 16.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my device and I am about to freak out here. The debian packages are not being installed showing the 'Hash Sum Mismatch' error. This error was showing up like form ...
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Error installing snap ubuntu 16.04

I get this error when try to install snapd from terminal: Selecting previously unselected package squashfs-tools. (Reading database ... 265122 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to ...
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How long will mysql-server-5.5 on trusty receive security updates?

Looking at https://www.mysql.com/support/, MySQL 5.5 should only be supported with security patch updates through Dec 2015 on 'Premier' support, and up to Dec 2018 on 'Extended' support. I see that ...
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cant install rhythmbox in xenial

when I try sudo apt install rhythmbox I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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How do I install hipchat on Ubuntu 16.04

I am getting following error, when I add their repo to apt sources and run apt update: E: Failed to fetch https://atlassian.artifactoryonline.com/atlassian/hipchat-apt-client/dists/xenial/Release No ...
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Install python 2.7.11 on Ubuntu without compiling or replacing the pre-installed version

I'm using Ubuntu trusty which comes with python 2.7.6 pre-installed. I need to install 2.7.11 in like /usr/local/bin/python without touching /usr/bin/python or compiling from source. There are some ...
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Does manual kernel update affect the next regular automatic update?

I installed the kernel 4.4.8 manually from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.8-wily/ to circumvent a bug. Now I wonder what will happen when this kernel gets officially distributed by ...
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Unable to install anything in Ubuntu!

Hello I am a bit new and this may be totally easy, but I can't find any other stacks that seem to answer it. Every time I try to install anything in Ubuntu it comes up with this in the terminal: E: ...
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how to know upgraded packages

How would I come to know, what all packages has been upgraded? Today I upgraded some of the packages, but I have forgotten those, I would like know what are those packages. Please help me to find ...
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How can I replace ZFS package from zfsonlinux.org with the ones come with Ubuntu 16.04?

I was using ZFS packages from zfsonlinux.org before 16.04 released. Now Ubuntu 16.04 is released with ZFS built-in. So far zfsonlinux.org packages are still working, but I prefer to use 1st-party ...
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Software Updater Hanging installing “Auto configuration for MySQL APT Repo”

My Software updater is failing to install the package "Auto configuration for MySQL APT Repo". It always starts and during Post Install it starts consuming all my CPU and stays like that forever. I ...
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apt-get install does not work properly

apt-get install command in the terminal does not work and says Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Couldn't find package I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mysql-client-5.7 dependencies issue on update: Permanent solution?

When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade my package system gets broken because of mysql packages. I have tried to unistall the client and all the other packages, then to install ...
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How can I tell the version of a package which will be installed before I install it?

I can add a ppa which would change the version of a package in the repositories - for example Inkscape has a dev version. Before I install "Inkscape" with sudo apt-get install inkscape, how can I ...
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Install php7 (7.0.4 or 7.0.6RC) on 14.04

Is there any available repository which would allow me to install PHP 7.0.4 or 7.0.6 (testing version) on my Ubuntu 14.04 server? I only found a way to use ppa:ondrej/php repository, but it only ...
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run sudo apt-get update and get error

Error message: Err:7 http://archive.canocical.com xenial InRelease Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NOSPLIT' (does the network require authentication?) Fetched 14,7 kB in 1s (12,3 kB/s) Err:7 ...
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Failed update 14.04

When I tried to update my system, a message appeared Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease [65.9 kB] Ign http://ubuntu.retrosnub.co.uk trusty InRelease ...
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Skip apt-get update

After punching in sudo apt-get update everything starts updating and stops at 0% [Connecting to mega.nz (154.53.224.162)]. Mega.nz is banned in my country(Kazakhstan) and I believe that's why I can't ...
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broken owncloud php + repository

Yesterday I failed to successfully install owncloud on my ubuntu desktop. The current issue that I am facing is when I go to my owncloud page I get the error: PHP is configured to populate raw post ...