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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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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Upgrade from development branch to alpha release [closed]

I am currently on Xubuntu 15.10. The kernel details are: Linux goelpc 3.19.0-22-generic x86_64 GNU/Linux I want to upgrade to the latest alpha build. How can I do it from the command line? Running ...
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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 ...
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Intermittent apt-get install issues when creating an AMI using Packer

I am trying to create an AMI based on ami-3b054701 in the ap-southeast-2 region. The Packer config has one simple provisioner: #!/bin/bash -e info() { echo -e "[INFO] $1\n" } exec_cmd() { ...
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apt-get: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6:

cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory This started after rebooting the server (sudo reboot). I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on AWS AMD64 server. Have searched high and low and ...
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Learning more things about dependecies and repositories

A month ago I moved from Windows to Ubuntu. While using Ubuntu I notice some things about installing software. I've read some installation guides about installing software, and been curious about two ...
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Force resolve a dependency conflict apt

# apt-get install -reinstall xserver-xorg-input-all The following packages have unmet dependencies: gnome-control-center : Depends: libcheese-gtk23 (>= 3.4.0) but it is not going to be installed ...
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Screenshots for self hosted debian repos?

According to this link, you can add screenshots to a debian hosted package, but what about packages in repos that you host yourself and manually add to your list of sources? I've never actually run a ...
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Update errors Ubuntu 14.04

For a while after using the update manager, each time I get a message saying "the installation or removal of a software package failed." When using a lot of apt-get commands I also get an error ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libglibmm-2.4-1c2a (>= 2.42.0)

Updated my mysql to 5.6 and as a consequence broke my preexisting mysql workbench. Trying to reinstall the newest mysql workbench, from both the Software Manager and the latest .deb from their ...
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Problem with apt-get update (error) [duplicate]

I have problems with apt-get update once in a while. This error is shown sometimes I try to run this command: sudo apt-get update E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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While installing this code i am getting an error IP address not found [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. While using this code i am getting an error. why so? sudo cp /usr/local/lib/libgraph.*/usr/lib
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Oracle 10G edition support in ubuntu? Why this eror occurs any solutions? [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://oss.oracle.com unstable Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 2E2BCDBCB38A8516
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E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run sudo dpkg --configure -a to correct it [duplicate]

I am trying to run following command $ sudo apt-get install cron but it gives following error E: dpkg was interrupted,
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Why does the Software Updater allow me to update the package list without authentication unlike in Terminal? [duplicate]

I have found recently that when running the Software Updater GUI it automatically, without asking for authentication, updates the local package list, but when running the equivalent in Terminal ...