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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Upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 gives error [duplicate]

Today I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04. I did the folowing commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo do-release-upgrade But during the last command, after lots of get ...
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Apt-Get Errors; Cant install anything

When i run sudo apt-get upgrade i get this error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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I've reinstalled Xubuntu with old usr .. apt-get problems

I was facing a lot of grub problems which couldn't be solved otherwise, and hence reinstalled. But to keep my old software, I did not format the usr n opt for which I've separate directories. ...
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How to fully replace APT with RPM?

I was just wondering if there is a way to fully replace APT with RPM? Once I have got RPM installed and setup as it should (if I need to configure it in any way) is there any way to remove APT without ...
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Where does “The program '<package>' is currently not installed.” get its program list from?

When running the command quickly I get this output: The program 'quickly' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install quickly However when running: apt-cache ...
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Unable to install “quickly” on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

When running: sudo apt-get install quickly To install quickly I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate ...
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Spotify Client on iMac G5 running Ubuntu 12.04?

I tried installing Spotify today on my iMac G5, using this as a guide. I was able to install the key, but was unable to access the repository, no matter what I tried. When I ran sudo apt-get update, I ...
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Skype unmet dependencies & conflict in kubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am having unmet conflicting dependancies. The log is too long to paste here so I have made a pastebin. http://pastie.org/10651012 But these are the most relevant lines: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Accessing a IPv4-only repository that's secured with SSL client certificates from IPv6-only host by through a proxy server

I have a IPv6-only host that needs to install software from a IPv4-only repository using SSL client certificates. I've set up a squid proxy server that listens to IPv6 and has IPv4 access: +----------...
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Can't install packages without installing IBus and removing Ubuntu-desktop

I have Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS. So I was trying to solve the issue where IntelliJ complains about IBus not being updated to 1.5.11. So I followed the instructions here and now I can't install any ...
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Install (Upgrade) php7 on Ubuntu 15.10 apache2

I am trying to upgrade my apache2 php on Ubuntu 15.10 from php5 to php7. I've read a lot of instructions, but did not understand how to do it, because a lot of instructions are for Ubuntu 14 and so ...
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What does this dpkg error mean?

I have an Ubuntu server (trusty) that gives this error. /boot had been full, so I removed some of the older kernels, and updated grub. Yet this error remains. It seems to say that linux generic is ...
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Internet connection failed for apt-get update

I entered sudo apt-get update but got error messages saying index failed download. I then typed gksu software-properties-gtk and had ubuntu choose the best regional server. It made sense ...
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i want to convert Ubuntu to Xubuntu but I get this problem

Using this command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop i get this: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Unable to upgrade a single package

I want to upgrade security patches only but when I try to upgrade any packages then also need to upgrade below packages : $ apt-get install --only-upgrade openssl The following packages will be ...
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what's difference between apt-get and 'apt install'? [duplicate]

it seems those two commands all can use to install new package and I have read the man page for those two commands, but I think I didn't get the point. Is those two command the same ? all one ...
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apt-get commands out of sync

I'm running Ubuntu server 15.10, and all of a sudden apt-get got confused about which packages are required and which aren't. I think I ran apt-get -f install before this started happening, because ...
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How to resolve a missing libproxy1 dependency on Wily

I'm installing the Citrix VPN client using the installer nsgclient.deb on Wily and I get the error Dependency is not satisfiable: libproxy1. I tried apt-get with this result: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to remove old kernels: Stuck at “Building dependency tree … 50%”

I have to remove old kernels because I don't have enough space on boot partition but I can't. I'm trying: sudo apt-get remove linux-image-3.13.0-32-generic but the result is: Reading package ...
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dpkg --configure -a hangs when found initrd image

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Desktop" with GitLab. The system runs in a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012 R2. The machine runs daily automatic updates for "Important security updates", "...
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apt-get install not work at all

when i use command sudo apt-get install git it's return below erorrs and it's return for any application to install below : Setting up util-linux (2.25.2-4ubuntu3) ... update-alternatives: error: ...
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Why did this command delete all my linux-images? [duplicate]

I was installing and uninstalling latest kernel drivers (4.3). I was pretty sure that this command will remove only linux-image 4.3 and linux-headers 4.3. However, it deleted all previous version of ...
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Ubuntu Hangs on Boot After Installing “gnome”

I tried installing the gnome desktop environment on Ubuntu 15.10 by typing sudo apt-get install gnome Now when I try to boot up my computer It gets stuck on this screen: EDIT I have tried ...
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Apt-Get system completely broken. possible to completely reinstall it? [closed]

I just recently noticed my apt-get system is broken. I have tried everything I can to fix it but everything I'm told just ends up with a message saying that the apt-get system is corrupt and unfixable....
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libldap & dpkg errors

I seem to have a problem with my install after removing Wine 1.8: [installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (...
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Error installing packing on Ubuntu

I'd like to install libjbig-dev on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So I run sudo apt-get install libjbig-dev which returns Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information....
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Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64-bit - apt-get update error , Hash Sum mismatch

apt-get update error. The following links result in a Hash Sum mismatch. Scared of following any other answers because all of them seem to be unique for every person's chosen mirror. Are these ...
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Traces of removed packages

After executing the command: sudo apt-get remove wine 1.7 I was sure that package had been removed as it showed on free disk space, but then I executed: sudo apt-cache pkgnames wine And it ...
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installing packages from usb to ubuntu server 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to install these packages to my Ubuntu server from USB as i have tried many thing by editing mirrors in /etc/apt/sources.list to install some packages for Ubuntu server 14.04 know I want to try ...
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Err apt-get update on Ubuntu 14.04

I am noticing the below errors when I try to do update on Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I remember it was working fine the last time I tried. sudo apt-get update Err http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 update problems

using Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. apt-update & upgrade stuck on tr.archive.ubuntu.com It's responding so slow and can't download packages.
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Unable to update Node JS - keeps returning to old version [Ubuntu 15.04]

I'm unable to update nodejs, and I can't see why. If I were to make a guess, I'd say that I have two repositories listed in apt-get, that both contain a nodejs package. Here's what I've done: ...
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apt-get fails behind corporate firewall - Does the network require authentication

I am trying update and install additional packages to my new Ubuntu Server 14.04 - This is installed on a VM environment inside a corporate firewall. However I cannot get apt-get to work. Here is what ...
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“apt-get update” always failed to fetch

I don't understand why this issue could be survive. It display this error message all the time Fetched 32.8 MB in 1min 16s (430 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http:/...
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How to completely remove any program and its installation files?

Okay, I have noticed that whenever I installed the latest version of any software and then uninstalled it(even after using purge remove command from the terminal)because it doesn't support my distro(...
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How to automaticlly install package which requires some GUI config questions?

I am currently playing around with Docker. I am trying to make a custom Dockerfile. This is not that hard, but came across the following problem. For example take Mysql it installs, but needs some ...
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Failed Install Phanteon on Ubuntu 14.04

Help, please. What should I do? Unpacking elementary-icon-theme (3.2.2+r1530+pkg27~daily~ubuntu0.3.1.1) ... dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/elementary-icon-theme_3.2.2+r1530+...
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Installation of Steam Related

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 : Depends: libglapi-mesa:i386 (= 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.5) Depends: libudev1:i386 but it is not going to be ...
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What is the difference between libgtk2.0 and libgtk2.0-0 when using apt-get?

It seems like for gnu-smalltalk, I will need libgtk2.0... but for some reason, it is not automatically installed when I used sudo apt-get install gnu-smalltalk (1) Is that a bug? (2) When I ...
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apt-get cannot be executed after 15.10 upgrade [duplicate]

No matter which program I want to execute in the terminal I get this error: $ sudo apt-get update apt-get relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.16: symbol ...
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How to install PostGIS on Ubuntu 14.04?

I tried: gsamaras@gsamaras:~$ sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.1-postgis Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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Are there any maintained, always up-to-date, repositories for apt-get? [closed]

I like using apt-get install for my packages. However, I discovered that the repositories for apt-get is rarely updated after release. For example, when trying to install nodejs and npm today, I ...
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Accidentally deleted /usr/lib/python3.4

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and I accidentally deleted python3.4 I am trying apt-get install python3.4 dpkg-reconfigure -a apt-get install -f But I am seeing the following errors dpkg: error processing ...
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Is it recommended to do apt-get upgrade? [closed]

Should anyone running Ubuntu as a normal user (not a server) do any of: apt-get upgrade apt-get dist-upgrade apt upgrade regularly? I am asking because I found out doing apt update && apt ...
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How to install older VLC 2.2 after having 3.0? [duplicate]

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc : Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.2.1-3) but 3.0.0~~git20151218+r62827+34~ubuntu15.10.1 is to be installed Recommends: vlc-plugin-notify (= 2.2.1-3) but it ...
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Problem With ia32-libs-raring.list when attempting to install software

When I tried to install ia32-libs on Ubuntu 15.04 it gives me this error: N: Ignoring file 'ia32-libs-raring.list' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension N: ...
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libreplan : Depends: tomcat6 but it is not going to be installed

I've tried to install Libreplan, on a 14.04 server system, using the steps from the Libreplan website and this guide. I can add the PPA without problems, but when I use the sudo apt-get install ...
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New kernel installed but loaded older kernel

I installed new kernel linux-image-3.8.0-44-generic and linux-image-3.13.0-73-generic manually and linux-image-3.2.0-96-generic by update. But grub still loads linux-image-3.2.0-89-generic. Grub ...
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Installing Cuda7.0 after removing cuda 7.5

I was setting up to use google's shiny new library TensorFlow. So being excited I began the tensorFlow pip install. Noticing that I needed cuda I went to the Cuda website and downloaded the 7.5 deb ...
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How do I do a batch downgrade of packages from one repo back to canonical?

Ubuntu 15.10 x86_64 While trying to do an install of Bumblebee, I followed instructions to add the xorg-edgers PPA. A more recent tutorial advised against it. However, by then,it was already too late: ...