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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How to enable colors for “apt search” in Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

When I search for a package with apt search <package>, I don't have any colors anymore in Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). I ran into this question: How do I enable fancy apt colours and progress ...
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How can I install/view the grub file that a recent upgrade was providing but I accidentally ignored?

A recent apt upgrade wanted to overwrite my systems' grub file that I had manually modified, but I accidentally kept my own modified version. How can I view the version that was going to overwrite my ...
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dns brocken, what's archive.ubuntu.com IP

I've installed xenial in a container and for some reason dnsmasq got left out. Now I can't update or install packages. I tried to edit /etc/apt/sources.list and edit the repo addresses to include the ...
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How to log output of apt-get upgrade to .txt file

How do I log the output of apt-get upgrade to a .txt file. I read the man page and the -q option mentions formatting the output for logging. The reason I am asking this question is because I would ...
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Heavy load by APT unattended-upgrade

16.04 Xenial APT automatic update check: enabled APT automatic update download & install: disabled No cron jobs listed below, $ for user in $(cut -f1 -d: /etc/passwd); do sudo ...
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Installed wrong libc6 on ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm lost

Before anyone says use the search function, I did, and I found a topic very similar (Installed wrong libc6-dev Version) so I will provide the same outputs from commands that were used there, but I'm ...
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Error: Cannot find module 'npmlog'

I was trying to update my nodejs installation using the command sudo npm install -g n After the update when I run npm I get the error module.js:442 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find module '...
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Ubuntu 16.04: apt-get update doesn't see the core updates

After fresh installation apt-get update & upgrade install all updates except of the core (linux-generic, linux-headers-generic, linux-image-generic). Terminal returns that 3 packages left ...
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How to store all my machine's configurations and installed package list to cloud?

I am working on the machine which is unstable , so i want to save my machine's configuration like git integration , installed packages list, apache configurations ..everything to online so whenever I ...
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Error while installing Ansible in ubuntu

I'm getting these errors when trying to install Ansible in Ubuntu yashu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common [sudo] password for yashu: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Segmentation fault while running apt-get update

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and when I try to run apt-get update It gives an error Reading package lists... Error! Segmentation fault What could be the root cause of this? And how can I fix it?
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Problem with cmake and package libccext2

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local/etherlab ../pdserv-1.1.0 -- Mercurial was not found. -- checking for module 'libccext2' -- package 'libccext2' not found CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/...
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404 not found with sudo apt-get update

Can somenone help me? How can I solve those problems? Thanks in advice W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/colingille/freshlight/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data ...
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Could not find rake-11.2.2 in any of the sources Run `bundle install` to install missing gems [closed]

I'm using Kali Linux and after I done apt-get dist-upgrade I keep receiving this ''Could not find rake-11.2.2 in any of the sources Run bundle install to install missing gems. '' When I do ''bundle ...
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how to repopulate /etc/asterisk/ after purging asterisk?

How do I repopulate or rebuild /etc/asterisk after purging asterisk and manually removing the directory? thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ sudo apt-get purge asterisk asterisk-mp3 Reading package ...
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Source code corresponding to u-boot and ubuntu for RPi 2

I wanted to get the source code corresponding to the following image of uboot/ ubuntu core snappy running on my Raspberry Pi 2. From the serial console, this is what I got - a) U-Boot 2015.07-dirty ...
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A problem occurred when checking for the updates. Please suggest

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against ...
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Why Does apt-get update Make HTTP Requests [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu Server 14.04, it seems to be making a lot of requests to http:// sources. I would expect that something as important (and dangerous!) as updates would be ...
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Trusty Server not upgrading

I have a 32 bit Trusty server I would like to upgrade, but it wont do it. I have update mangager installed, and I give this command: $sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new ...
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perf broken after apt upgrade

After running sudo apt upgrade, my perf was broken: $ perf /usr/lib/linux-tools/4.4.0-28-generic/perf: error while loading shared libraries: libbfd-2.26-system.so: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Missing pgp keys for repo

When I run sudo apt-get update it returns: Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease [65.9 kB] Hit http://ppa.launchpad....
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Procps appears to be broken, and I can't figure out how to fix it

I've managed to develop some problem with procps after running updates on my system. Basically, running apt-get upgrade outputs this: root@crackerjam:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Can't reinstall unity control

I have purged bluez using the command sudo apt-get --purge remove bluez but unity-control-center also got uninstalled. I can not reinstall it any more, it shows this error message: $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to install the latest version of ImageMagick?

I am trying to install the latest version of ImageMagick. https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. After I apt-get update, the version of ImageMagick it lists is 6.7....
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Why upgrading Tomcat to version 7.0.52-1ubuntu0.6 breaks session persistence?

I have Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 14.04. Last week I installed the Ubuntu security updates through apt-get, as I always do, and it upgraded Tomcat to version 7.0.52-1ubuntu0.6 (not sure what the previous ...
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OpenStack Neutron Plugin for OpenContrail

I am interested to implement OpenContrail within Ubuntu OpenStack. In Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily) a package is provided: Package name: neutron-plugin-opencontrail (2:7.0.0-0ubuntu1), updated in Wily with ...
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Apt-get update failing

Hello I am new to ubuntu. I am running 14.04 Trusy. I have tried to search around but the solutions I have found has not helped. I get some errors when running apt-get update: Hit http://ftp.rz.tu-bs....
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apt-get install is not working because of dpkg, how to solve [duplicate]

I can't install any thing using apt-get install It gives this error: E: could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: unable to lock the ...
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Installing java8 in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to install java8 in my ubuntu 14.04 machine. I am getting the following errors. I have tried many solutions available in internet but the floowing error is repeating every time. Oracle ...
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nothing gets downloaded with apt-get, gets unmet dependencies each time, even with java

I used apt-get for almost installing every application i needed, but after installing a new Ubuntu version (16.04) I am no longer able to use that command. every time I use it it tells the packages I ...
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Program created unmet dependencies

I have this apt problem. I want to know what program was root cause of this problem. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Depends: libcurl3-gnutls (= 7.43.0-1ubuntu2)...
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Message about no longer required packages on every install through apt-get [duplicate]

I ran this command sudo apt-get install tor-browser and I got this output. Should I apply autoremove as mentioned? sudo apt-get install tor-browser Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Cannot install BytecoinWallet.deb

I downloaded the latest BytecoinWallet but for some reason it doesn't want to install. At first I gave it perms with: chmod 755 BytecoinWallet-1.0.11.amd64.deb After that I tried to install it ...
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Cannot execute apt commands: Errors were encountered while processing tzdata

I've tried running sudo apt-get install octave as well as sudo apt autoremove and both have returned the following: Errors were encountered while processing: tzdata E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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How to manually install PHP and Apache in Ubuntu 14.04 without using apt-get

I'm trying to configure my machine(Ubuntu 14.04) for LAMP but I want to install PHP and Apache HTTP Server the hard way i.e. without using apt-get or any other package manager.(I've chosen the hard ...
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Error when starting treesheets

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. When I run TreeSheets this window appears: I ran sudo apt-get purge treesheets sudo apt-get install treesheets treesheets but I still get the same error. The program ...
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dpkg: error processing package mendeleydesktop (--install)

Now I am sick of this error and after trying all the things that I found from similar questions, I decided to post this. So I am trying to install mendeleydesktop on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 : ...
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sudo apt-get --install-suggests install git fails

When I try to install git along with its suggested packages, I get errors indicating that git-daemon-run and runit failed to install properly. Looking up the error messages leads me to https://bugs....
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Unable to install any program

Total newbie here, I installed Kubuntu about three days ago and have been trying to install some programmes, to date no success. No matter what I try to install I get the same error. I would be very ...
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“Reading package lists…” freezes until press enter

When running sudo apt-get update in one of my scripts, it gets hung up on the Reading package lists... part. I've let it sit there for an hour and it still doesn't do anything. To clarify, I'm doing ...
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How to effectively navigate the Terminal and installed packages/commands?

I am an electrical & computer engineer that has recently started using Ubuntu 16.04 to modify an Android-based Computer on Module (COM) to suit the needs of a new product I am working on for the ...
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apt-get update failed [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/tbfr/zabbix/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry 'manp/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) ...
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cant able to install openjdk-7-jdk and openjdk-7-jre

When I run sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk I am getting this error $ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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KDE installation

Hi everyone i installed KDE and nothing changed so I tried sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop which told me this plasma-desktop is already the newest version (4:5.6.5-0ubuntu1~ubuntu16.04~ppa1)...
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Dependency errors with apt-get [closed]

I'm having a hell of a time getting anything to install properly. Seeing lots of dependency errors. The most common is plymouth. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I've run apt-get update, upgrade, clean, -...
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Problem after upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04

I run HP laptop Pavilion with processor S7 and Intel Graphic card hd 520. Just bought this laptop about 3 months ago. After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 and rebooting, I got flashing screen ...
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Unable to install new software in 16.04

I try to install a new software in Ubuntu 16.04. I cannot install but I get a following error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet ...
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How do I create a program similar to 'fortune', that can be installed using apt-get install

I am trying to create a program, let's call it abcd like http://linux.die.net/man/6/fortune that can simply be installed like $ sudo apt-get install abcd. Now for the specifics, my program simply is ...
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apt-proxy not working for ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading client machine from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04, They are unable to connect & fetch updates & package installation from apt-proxy machine. Please find attached . Please reply ...
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What is the prefered way to install R packages in Ubuntu?

I am installing in R in ubuntu, but I am a bit confused with the many options there are to install packages. The traditional way is to install them, inside R, by doing install.package. Ubuntu however ...