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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Ubuntu 14.04: Cant run sudo apt-get update or install anything

Here is the error message I get when I run sudo apt-get update: 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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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server can't get system updates or new applications/

I am running version 14.04.1 server with an ethernet connection to a ATT Uverse router. When I attempt to get an update, this is the response: john@MackHeath:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password ...
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Is it possible to configure compile option for libs installed from apt-get?

After installing wxwidgets by running sudo apt-get install libwxgtk3.0-* I wanted to compile opennx against it. However, I received a message Your wxWidgets does not provide the required ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' in Release file [duplicate]

I am unable to view any screen in my ubuntu, Also, when i do apt-get update. I get below errors :- Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection Details W:Failed to ...
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Can't reinstall Banshee?

So, I had Banshee because of dependencies issues and now I can't reinstall the player from Guake or Synaptic Package Manager. error from Synaptic: banshee: Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>=2.44.1) but ...
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Turning off SSL certificate check when adding PPAs

I'm on an enterprise network where my traffic is man-in-the-middled. With pip I'm able to do --no-check-certificate. How can I do this for adding PPAs?
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can't resolve 'ph.archive.ubuntu.com'

I am trying to install cmake and it said try running sudo apt-get install cmake. Then I entered Y but after a while the terminal displayed can't resolve 'ph.archive.ubuntu.com'. Is there really an ...
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Connection failed on Ubuntu using x2go

Hello I encountered on my x2go when trying to remote the ubuntu server **Connection Failed.** perl:warning: Setting locale failed. perl:warning Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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Reg installing packages on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid vervet

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my PC. I am using this PC behind corporate firewall. I am not able to install any package from terminal.when I run sudo apt-get install git I am getting the error ...
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How to hide/disable “packages have been kept back” list

I'm on Ubuntu Server 14.04.2, and when I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The ...
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Two 14.04.2 LTS installations, different kernel versions?

I have two installations of Ubuntu server 14.04.2 LTS, both installed from the same media (I just checked - the DVD used for both is still on the drive of one of them), but a couple of months apart. ...
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Why can I no longer (un)install packages via apt-get after doing a partial dist-upgrade?

I (stupidly) ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, which partially succeeded, but now I get output similar to this every time I try to (un)install a package: Here, for instance, is the output of sudo ...
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rpy2 installation errors

I am trying to install rpy2 but keep running into installation errors. I have found another post that had similar problems: ...
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Why am I being repeatedly asked for swap partition password when apt-get upgrade?

I installed recent kubuntu on a laptop, and choose to encrypt / and swap. Works fine. But very often, when I do apt-get upgrade, I get questions about password for swap partition. I could understand ...
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Why Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease if I have ping?

I am trying to update an ubuntu 14.04 server and have my dns config ok because I can ping us.archive.ubuntu.com so I dont know what is happening here. This is my /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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How to upgrade slapd to 2.4.40?

I just found out, that connecting via the LDAP API like this sudo ldapsearch -Q -LLL -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -b cn=config dn has a bug on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid/openldap-2.4.31. But fortunately, on ...
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Unable to locate package lib32bz2-1.0

I am trying to install Simplicity studio on Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) and I get this error E: Unable to locate package lib32bz2-1.0 E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'lib32bz2-1.0' I tried to ...
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gcc fails to compile

I'm a newbee but adventuresome. I'm tri-booting Windows, Fedora, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (all 64). Learning but not using dpkg, apt, and apt-get. Starting to study C++ using Ubuntu (the only one with gcc ...
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15.04 can't install from software center/update apt-get

I recently installed ubuntu 15.04 on my mac pro, and have run into some difficulties with updates and installs. I am unable to install anything from the ubuntu software center (stuck at 0 bytes ...
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How to install recommended packages

On Ubuntu 14.04 $ dpkg --get-selections | grep ^aspell $ apt-cache depends aspell aspell Depends: libaspell15 Depends: libc6 Depends: libncursesw5 Depends: libstdc++6 Depends: libtinfo5 ...
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File System Root - Low Disk Space - PARTIAL folder

I use Ubuntu at work and recently I have been receiving a message during boot up that states the file system is low on disk space and at one point the desktop would not fully load. After using Disk ...
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Removing old boot images when one in use is only partially installed

I'm trying to update my kernel and after I made an attempt, it partially installed. Now, when I restart nothing works properly. I've looked at previous questions, and posted my own that hasn't ...
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apt-get: cannot configure (current status `half-installed')

I can't seem to get rid of this error: ~ » sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 upgraded, ...
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Unable to correct dependencies while installing vlc

In an attempt to install vlc offline(internet was down), I manually installed the packages needed to run vlc. I copied the packages from my friends Ubuntu(apt-cache depends vlc). So now my apt-get ...
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system trouble after apt-get upgrade

I ran sudo apt-get upgrade a few times and kept returning an error message. After a restart my system doesn't work properly. I've looked at other questions and found that my boot partition is full. So ...
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E: Unable to locate package fbmessenger

I accidentally clicked on Install for Facebook Messenger in Ubuntu 14.04. The icon appears on the left bar. However, when I try to remove the package (following this answer), I am getting: ...
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Can't solve unmet dependencies

I try to solve a problem of mine and I have some difficulties. I can't install/remove/dist-upgrade/clean/autoclean any package. When I try to run sudo apt-get -f install to fix unmet dependencies I ...
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Upgrading from 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)

How long does it take to upgrade from 14.10 LTS to 15.04 ? The procedure of Saving installed packages is going on for last 18 hrs on my system. I have chosen the option of keeping all my personal ...
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Several unmet dependencies

I have recently tried downloading steam from the Ubuntu Software Centre but when I try to launch the program I got the bellow error message. Also my results when trying to install are this when it ...
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Not All Updates Can Be Installed Lubuntu

When I try "Software Updater" -> "Not All Updates Can Be Installed" Please tell me is everything ok with the updates? sudo apt-get update Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign ...
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How do I name a repository [duplicate]

I installed most software from the terminal. I saw that with some programs people give commands like this for example: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jfi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Boot partition full, failing to delete old kernels. Broken packages

Sorry for asking about what is probably really simple, but I've been Googling about for a week now and I've tried a lot of stuff without success. To start off, I get a pop-up every time I boot saying ...
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Why do many software packages in Ubuntu have the letter 'g' appended?

Hellu. Why do many packages in Ubuntu/debian have the letter 'g' in front of their name? Examples of this are such as: gedit gparted ganyremote gvncviewer gwhois My first quick guess would be ...
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vlc player is not installing from ubunto software center giving a massage

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be ...
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Ubuntu server cannot install anything [duplicate]

Recently I tried to install the ubuntu desktop on my ubuntu server 14. The installation failed hard. I tried several things fixing it and did a lot of research. But I couldn't find anything helpful. ...
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Scope of Ubuntu Software Center

I found a similar q&a here Is apt-get install method the same as Ubuntu software centre installation? but my experience suggests this is not a completely accurate answer. I put 'ubuntu video ...
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How to install libbow in this time

In this time, I know that libbow(Bow: A toolkit for statistical language modeling, text retrieval) not updated anymore. So, It's made an effect to latest Ubuntu cannot use it. (cannot compile libbow) ...
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Bash script to log all recent apt-get installs and locations

Sorry if something like this already exists, but in my research I found no evidence that it did. what I want: a "monitor" type script that I can write, that I would "activate" prior to apt-get ...
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How do I enter my home directory password once [apt-get install, encrypted directory]?

Here is my dilemma: I install a lot of software from the command-line and then I move away from the terminal to do other things. Example: sudo apt-get -y install php5 php5-gd php5-mcrypt openssl ...
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Error while updating in terminal / hash sum mismatch [duplicate]

I was trying to update my computer in terminal and this error was shown to me: German W: Fehlschlag beim Holen von http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/vivid-updates/main/source/Sources ...
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I want to remove .deb package in ubuntu

I installed youtube-dl_2015.06.04.1-1~webupd8~trusty0_all.deb in my system. It is not properly installed and I want to remove this package from my system. I am using the command below to remove this ...
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Problems Installing CUDA on 14.04

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong but I don't seem to be able to get cuda to install nicely. I have tried using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-toolkit This appears to work ...
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How to remove duplicated packages on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and i have duplicated sources the problem started when i upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 I have ignored it for some time but now it's making me worried.
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Not work “sudo apt-get upgrade”

I am use ubuntu 12.04 installed Dell vostro 15 3000 series laptop. when I hit sudo apt-get update it works fine and then i hit sudo apt-get upgrade its shows me and then when i press Y it ...
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apt-get update fails in Ubuntu 14.04 due to GPG Error

I am currently on Ubuntu 14.04 (new to Ubuntu, migrated recently). 'apt-get install' works fine, and my connection is working fine as well. But when I run apt-get update, this is what happens 100% ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 can't install libplrpc-perl, and php-bcmath

My system is: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic when I try to apt-get install libplrpc-perl , and php-bcmath it tells me ...
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Installing libapache2-mod-fcgid, but can't get through configure

I have setup two servers today from a vmware template. One one this worked, the other it didn't. The only difference is that on the failing one I ran apt-get distupgrades from the last few days before ...
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Installing Mediaelch on 15.04

I like using Mediaelch. When I replaced my Ubuntu 14.04 with a fresh 15.04 installation, apt-get kept giving me not-found errors when looking for Mediaelch's packages. I followed the instructions at ...
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How can I delete Ubuntu temp files which are created during software installation or upgrade?

I make a very big mistake with my Ubuntu. I was try to install Ubuntu touch but disk disk has no space. My mistake is I not read/ neg-late need of primary requirement of space for installation of ...
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enabling proposed repos in 15.04 server fails to update packages

i am trying to use the proposed repo of vivid on ubuntu 15.04 server system. user@controller:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid ...