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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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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Apt-get failed to fetch from Ubuntu server with error code 404

I just updated from 10.04 to Oneiric and now I can not use my apt-get anymore. When I do I got the following error: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security InRelease Ign ...
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How can I get add-apt-repository to work?

Whenever I try to add a repository via the command line, I get the following error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 125, in <module> ...
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How to download all packages in ubuntu [duplicate]

I'd like to download all the packages in Ubuntu repository This command apt-get download XYZcan be used to download XYZ package Is there a modifier that would select all the packages by replacing ...
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Git 1.7.9.5 Upgrade to current release of GIT 2.x on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm currently on ubuntu 12.04 and since this is an older version of ubuntu i have git 1.7.9.5 installed and i'm not sure how i can upgrade this to git 2.x. what do i type to install git 2.x (sudo ...
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404 failed to fetch package

Okay, so I'm pretty new at this so I may not be giving you the right amount of infomation but I hope this is suffecent in helping me. I am running Ubuntu 14.10LTS (even thought my ...
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How to resolve unmet dependencies “ libgles2-mesa : Depends: libglapi-mesa (= 8.0.4-0ubuntu0.7)”

How can I fix this issue: libgles2-mesa : Depends: libglapi-mesa (= 8.0.4-0ubuntu0.7) I have already installed libglapi-mesa. $ sudo apt-get install libgles2-mesa Reading package lists... Done ...
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Although I have Texlive installed from DVD apt-get suggests to install it every time, how can I avoid this behaviour?

I installed TexLive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS and now I would like to install other packages together with a frontend for Latex, namely TexStudio. The problem is that when I try to install ...
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Is there a tool to list which PPAs are currently active on my system? [duplicate]

Before I reinvent a wheel, I thought I'd ask if there's a tool to list which PPAs are currently active. The upgrade process involves lots of add-apt-repository and ppa-purge cycles, and though I try ...
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How to install TREE in command line?

How do I install TREE via apt-get in Terminal? I have been trying to do apt-get update tree but nothing seems to happen. Is it necessary to include sudo in the command?
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Boot-repair issue with Ubuntu 14.04

My VPS works absolutely fine but has had a few issues with booting since I upgraded it to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. It will not boot after being switched off. So I Googled the problem and it looked ...
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Cant get pipelight to install

I cannot get pipelight to install (or anything from an alternate ppa, it seems). I have tired looking all over trying to find a solution, but can't seem to come up with one. I do sudo ...
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Can't remove the libpcap0.8 package

I am getting error when running apt-get remove root@System:~/Downloads# sudo apt-get remove The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpcap0.8 : Breaks: libpcap0.8:i386 (!= 1.4.0-2) but ...
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How to prevent so many instances of apt-check running?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server that just crashed because of a very obvious cause: 30+ of apt-check processes consuming all memory, the OOM killer kicking in, killing vital services. I'm not sure where ...
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Error trying to run apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I am attempting to install the MS Core fonts on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and am running into the following error: vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading ...
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reinstall libgcc1 to get gcc 4.9

I want to go from gcc 4.8 to 4.9. I had already some 4.9 stuff flying around (gcc-4.9-base, lib32gcc1 and libgcc1(. My (bad) plan was to uninstall them and then get them again with gcc 4.9. ...
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How to define alternative sets of Depends in a deb control file?

I'm editing a control file of a deb package which contains Depends: nvidia-340 (>=340.29), nvidia-340-uvm (>=340.29), nvidia-340-dev (>=340.29), nvidia-modprobe (>=340.29), ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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Problems with apt-get update (-11 -System error) and GitHub

I am having some problems when running apt-get update: W: Failed to fetch http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'br.archive.ubuntu.com:http' ...
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Errors when using apt-get remove - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting a lot of errors when removing packages using apt-get remove. Here's the output that I am getting Processing triggers for mime-support (3.54ubuntu1.1) ... Processing triggers for ...
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install gcc and g++

I tried all the commands sudo apt-get build-dep build-essential sudo apt-get install gcc sudo apt-get install g++ But all time I am getting this error. The following packages have unmet ...
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If I'm building from source, why does it require more space than installing via apt-get?

I was trying to install the program by compiling and then installing it. I choose PINTA. It requires these dependencies: mono mono-xbuild automake autoconf libmono-cairo2.0-cil gtk-sharp2 and these ...
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download.01.org certificate verification failed - CRLfile missing?

So I had intel-Linux-graphics-installer on my computer but lately when I sudo apt-get update I get the following error Err https://download.01.org trusty/main amd64 Packages ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - You have held broken packages

This is a very popular question, but bare with me as I have tried teverything you are all about to suggest. So This is what I get: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done ...
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Can't connect to some (not all) repository servers

I have some head crunch issues with updating my Ubuntu 12.04 server system. When I issue the following command (as root): apt-get update ...nothing happens and after a while apt-get gives up with ...
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How do I fix the GPG error “NO_PUBKEY”?

I added some extra repositories with the Software Sources program. But when I reload the package database, I get an error like the following: GPG error [...] NO_PUBKEY [...] I know I can fix ...
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Can't install any software using apt-get [duplicate]

fumetaloca@fumetaloca-Extensa-5635ZG:~$ sudo apt-get install imageJ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Issue with apt-get install

I want to install Bugzilla on Ubuntu 14 version . in order to do so I have to install the following packages apt-get install libappconfig-perl libdate-calc-perl libtemplate-perl libmime-perl ...
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cannot install wireshark dependencies in 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 I'm trying to build wireshark from source, and various guides suggested calling: sudo apt-get build-dep wireshark first to install all the dependencies. But when I do ...
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“No Installation Candidate” when trying to install build-essential

apt-get install build-essential fails with the following errors: ~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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apt-get failing [duplicate]

I am running on 14.04.01 on two servers and have run into an issue on one of them. When I try to install and new software package or just do "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" I get the ...
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Do package versions of graphics-related software change in LTS?

I would like to ask if package versions of graphics-related software are likely to change in current LTS (14.04)? For example if software (for example ImageMagick) contains some bugs that are fixed in ...
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`dnscrypt-proxy' package freeze at update, remove or reinstall

I'm trying to upgrade packages, every time I ran sudo apt-get upgrade process freezes at setting up dnscrypt-proxy: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers ...
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How not to install recommended and suggested packages?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, I did the following, sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf and added APT::Install-Recommends "false"; APT::Install-Suggests "false"; but did not work. When I try to install a ...
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Cannot resolve unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have attempted all solutions in the previous thread regarding this flipping issue and it continues to drive me crazy... below are the sequence of events that take place.. agiles@agiles-23-1015:~$ ...
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Can't Install anytime in Ubuntu

I am trying to install java in ubuntu but it is giving me this error: somewhere@someome-OptiPlex-755:/$ sudo apt-get install default-jre Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Skype install on 14.04 Tried to trace the problem

I tried to install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04. I think i traced the problem back and need help. First i checked if multiarch is enabled. localhost@localhost-W54-55SU1-SUW:~$ dpkg --print-architecture ...
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sudo apt-get install -f is not working [duplicate]

I tryed to install Skype and then this http://pastebin.com/e9VxKFwN Website works fine,I rebooted but it still does not work I also imported their certificate.Is there anything I can do? Here's the ...
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I am not able to compile a simple program using gcc

Wrongly I have install ia32-libs but my host system is 64 bit. Now whenever i try to compile c file i get a message as: unrecognized option '--64' I have uninstall th ia32-libs but I am getting ...
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What is the effect of sudo apt-get install atfs?

I accidentally execute this command: sudo apt-get install atfs and my friend said i should install again this package:https://packages.debian.org/sid/libatfs1. What are the effects in our web ...
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Why does apt-get abort by itself, as though I'd pressed 'N'?

On Ubuntu 14.04, when I try to install an app or even just do: sudo apt-get upgrade I always end up with this message at the end: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Abort. I didn't type anything, it ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

I tried asking many times on few Ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some lines, apt-get update ...
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How do I find packages to install via apt-get

After doing a man apt-get and cursory Google search it's not clear how I find new programs to install (from the internet) using apt-get (which is amazingly powerful and simple coming from another ...
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avoid installing some packages from metapackage

I want to install xubuntu-desktop (a very large metapackage) but I don't want some of the packages on it (around 10). A standard method to do this is in two steps: 1) install metapackage, 2) purge ...
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Screen Brightness Ubuntu-Gnome 14.1 Toshiba Satellite L755

SO I have: Toshiba L755 , Nvidia backlight Here are some error messages I am getting while getting updates through the terminal: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Need help with graphic card for HP compaq nx6325 on ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and I tiered for the last two days to fix the sound coming from my laptop. I think it is the graphic card. I found this page ...
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Installing All Packages in a PPA

How do I download all of the packages contained within a particular PPA in one command, without explicitly listing out each package? For example, say I want to download all 108 or so packages ...
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Can't install libopenssl-ruby

I'm trying to install ruby on rails and I can't seem to install libopenssl-ruby. I'm on a VPS and I've installed Jaunty as the newer releases don't seem to work very nicely. When I do: apt-get ...
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Proprietary drivers vs Ubuntu auto drivers

Does Ubuntu automatically install the latest proprietary driver or just a generic one? I'm wondering if I should install the latest driver for my Intel 4400 gpu, but if Ubuntu automatically installs ...
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Unable to locate package libopenmpi-dev on 12.04

While trying to install open mpi on my Ubuntu 12.04, I am getting error unable to locate package libopenmpi-dev. What to do? $ sudo apt-get install libopenmpi-dev openmpi-bin openmpi-doc unable to ...