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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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

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 ...
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How to remove old, unused keyrings in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.?

I frequently receive error messages of the following type: gpg: keyblock resource `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/rwky-nodejs.gpg': resource limit It seems apt-key available cannot handle so many ...
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Nvidia-settings is installed according to apt-get, but is missing

Under Kubuntu 14.04, I got trouble with nvidia-settings: whereas it appears as already installed in apt-get, it is nowhere on the computer (or it is well hidden...). I tried to remove and reinstalled, ...
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Package bash-builtins: unable to run make sucessfully in examples/loadables

When I was wander through the Ubuntu 14.04 apt repository using apt-cache search ^bash, I found the bash-builtins package, and installed it. After installation, with dpkg -L bash-builtins, I found ...
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Where does JAVA tar.gz file gets downloaded when it installed by oracle-java9-installer package?

This question is related to already existing question in askubuntu.com. I installed Sun Java using sudo apt-get install oracle-java9-installer The procedure downloaded Java tar.gz file like the ...
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PostgreSQL 9.4 hangs during installation at “Removing obsolete dictionary files:”

Good day. I am trying to install PostgreSQL on an Ubuntu server (15.04) 64 bit. I checked/updated the sources.list and ran: # apt-get update followed by: # apt-get install postgresql The ...
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apt-get problem after having removed Python2

I'm quite a newbee. I installed Python2 and Python3. I got bored of Python2 and decided to uninstall it, if i remember well by sudo apt-get remove python2 but now, everytime i use apt-get , i get ...
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I can't install libosmesa6-dev on Ubuntu trusty [duplicate]

I tried sudo apt-get install libosmesa6-dev , but it had dependency issue. This is the error I get after running this command: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Why does apt-get not require restarts, where the update manager does?

Oftentimes I try to ‘beat’ the update manager by opening a console and entering the sequence sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade which, to the best of my knowledge, should update all packages ...
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Two warring package dependencies have completely blocked APT

I tried and failed to install gnuradio-dev a week ago, and gave up. Little did I know, apparently my botched attemps has put APT into a real bind. Installing, removing, or running dist-upgrade (or any ...
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Auto remove limitations?

Is it possible to do sudo apt-get autoremove without removing packages in use? I did an autoremove command and it asked my if i wanted to remove those packages. Since it was a lot of packages i ...
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goes to installing dropbox when using - sudo dpkg --configure -a

I tried running sudo apt-get update and got this error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ ...
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Keep getting Bad Gateway

here is the output from $ sudo apt-get update Err http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Sources 502 Bad Gateway W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Update Fail Error

So I'm having an issue with trying to run "sudo apt-get update". After running the command, I get the error Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find ...
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Udevadm trigger is not permitted

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed, yesterday i performed an update, but the update center froze for some reason, when i tried to reboot the pc, i was unable to and i got the following error message: ...
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Ruby on Rails install and run problem

I installed Ruby + Rails and its dependencies on a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 using the following commands, Pre Install Checklist sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Add apt ...
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How do I fix a vboxdrv setup failure in VirtualBox in dell inspiron 1440?

I use dell inspiron 1440.I am trying to install Virtual box but got some errors. To install virtualbox I downloaded one file i.e. "virtualbox-4.3_4.3.28-100309~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb" and used below ...
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ubuntu 14.04.02 descktop failed to update packages

I have installed ubuntu-14.04.02-desktop OS in my lenova G500 and everything ok, but when I am updating packages using below command, sudo apt-get update I am receiving the error broken packages, ...
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apt-get install/remove/reinstall doesn't work. Python errors

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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How do I replace some 32 bit packages with 64 bit ones?

I installed some 32 bit packages on a 64 bit machine and it caused some problems. How do I replace all x86 packages with x64 ones? Can I at least check which packages are x86?
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How do I add i386 architecture in Ubuntu MATE 15.04?

So I want to install wine:i386 so I can use PlayOnLinux. http://wiki.playonlinux.com/index.php/Installing_PlayOnLinux For users' Debian wheezy and Ubuntu Precise (and higher), they'll need to ...
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Use apt-get in chroot directory

I am currently in need of using apt-get on a chroot directory. The setup is the following. I have a chroot setup with schroot. This chroot environment needs to be stripped down as much as possible. ...
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E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I've been trying to install the CoreBird Twitter application and have had horrible luck with getting it to compile and then I came across a deb (from here) and tried to install it that way. However, ...
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Synaptic 'Complete Removal' messed my system

I'm having a bad time trying to flash a android ROM in my phone. It almost take me to the need of using windows again for runing 'Odin'. After searching I found 'Heimdall', but has some problems ...
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error apt-get update && upgrade 14.04 LTS attached photos [duplicate]

I get these errors when I run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/binary-amd64/Packages Hash Sum ...
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Trouble specifying the release from apt

I'm running a system based on Ubuntu Trusty. I added the source entries for Vivid (not binary) deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu vivid main restricted universe multiverse deb-src ...
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getting GPG error while runnign “sudo apt-get update” command [duplicate]

System detail: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit) Executing command on terminal: sudo apt-get update Got Error: . . . Fetched 2,079 kB in 1min 1s (33.7 kB/s) Reading ...
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Ubuntu-14.04LTS update error some ubuntu restrictions

I have installed ubuntu-14.04LTS through boot able usb. But when I am updating ubuntu using below command, sudo apt-get update I am getting bellow errors, Please any one tell me what is the problem ...
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'sudo dpkg --configure -a' hangs at 100%

I tried to install python's enchant incorrectly with sudo apt-get install enchant. I know now that this was not correct, but it began installing dropbox... no clue why that happened so I panicked and ...
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Where is cuda library located with apt-get install?

I installed cuda by apt-get. I need to point cuda libraries in cmake file for compilation of another library however I cannot find the CUDA path. Where is the /include and /bin paths of CUDA in such ...
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Error installing slpd

I installed crouton with XFCE and trusty less than half an hour ago. I then transferred some files from a USB stick onto my desktop, used the built in browser briefly, and used apt-get to install a ...
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How to purge everything?

I have for months a corrupted thing in my packages system since I tried to install Skype. Now, I need to install lib32stdc++6, but whey I try to do it with apt-get, I get the following error: ...
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Teamspeak Client will not install on Ubuntu 15.04

Can someone please explain how to search for an application within the shell when apt-get doesn't work. I am currently in a situation where I cannot find the package I want, but now I am stuck with ...
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apt-get error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I have error in apt-get install it is a error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gcc-4.8-multilib : Depends: libc6-dev-i386 (>= 2.11) but it is not going to be installed ...
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I installed the GUI twice

I somewhere read and installed GPU which had asked me for a disk space of some 900Mb. I came to know afterwards that it is nothing but the interface which is installed during installation of OS. What ...
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unable to find mysql-server package in ubuntu

I tried installing mysql using the command sudo apt-get install mysql-server then after entering the password, I'm getting the message Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...