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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Fix Package Dependencies?

I'm trying to install build-essential using sudo apt-get install build-essential like I'm supposed to. It returns with the error The following packages have unmet dependencies: build ...
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Failed to Install New Kernel (v4.2.0-41.48) from (v4.2.0-38.45)

I tried to upgrade to the new kernel today, but DPKG half-configured the packages. Here's what APT said: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ......
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Ubuntu doesn't show any updates anymore

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in April, but since I have barely received any system updates (the ones popping up automatically with the Software Updater). When checking the kernel version with uname -...
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Can't apt update Error: Unable to find expected entry in Release file, Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file

I keep getting the following error, there is no line number in error, also I looked up url and keywords in sources.lst but couldn't find anything. The existing answers didn't help. W: Failed to ...
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How do I make h5py MPI-aware with the apt package system?

As I am trying to run parallel hdf5 with h5py and mpi4py, I am met with the following error: NameError: global name 'mpi4py' is not defined Googling suggests that this is because h5py is not "mpi-...
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Getting error while running sudo apt-get update

Whenever I am running $ sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following error. $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive....
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apt-get broke after trying to install wine [closed]

I'm a new Linux user. I use Kali Linux and tried to install wine via: sudo apt-get install wine winetricks This, however, didn't work as there were some errors. After that, I cannot install, update ...
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Apt-get update failed with proxy

What's the most possible reasons for my case while I do a apt-get upgrade of apt-get install [package]. The setting of /etc/apt/apt.conf are as follow: Acquire::http::Proxy "http://169.254.91.100:...
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Unable to locate package libfam0-dev

I am trying to install Maya 2015 on my laptop, Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, and I can't continue with sudo apt-get install -y alien csh tcsh libaudiofile-dev libglw1-mesa elfutils gamin libglw1-mesa-dev mesa-...
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error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1 genymotion

I install genymotion but when I try to run it, it gives me this error : ./genymotion: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I ...
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g++ installation problem

While I type sudo apt-get install g++ in terminal I am getting this. After this type of things I am getting the dependency problem and broken package problem. I have tried all solutions like sudo ...
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Installing the latest version of Apache 2.4 from trusty backports throws dependency errors

I'm trying to install the latest version of Apache 2.4. However: $ sudo apt-get install apache2=2.4.* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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apt-get update stuck at “100% [1 Sources 276 kB/277 kB 100%]”

I have two servers that are running Ubuntu 14.04.4. When I do apt-get update, they both get stuck on 100% [1 Sources 276 kB/277 kB 100%] or the same line with a different size(like 199kb). Packages ...
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I/O error uninstalling package

I'm trying to remove a package from my system, and I'm getting an I/O error which I can't solve: # apt-get remove gateone Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias ...
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update not happening sudo apt-get update command

Followings are the error output: **W: Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.152 80] W: Failed to fetch http://extras....
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Package 'libudev0' has no installation candidate

abhishek x86_64-linux-gnu $ ls -l |grep libudev lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 34 Jun 27 15:11 libudev.so.0 -> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 16 May 12 15:09 libudev....
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Git-All and Runit Problems in 16.04

When I am trying to install the git-all from the repositories sudo apt-get install git-all at the end of the installation process I get some errors: start: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to ...
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I accidentally canceled 16.04 Upgrade halfway through; dpkg status locked

I was upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and I got some prompts about config files having changed, e.g. /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus.desktop. So I type D to see the diff, but then accidentally hit ...
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Unable to find password on sudo apt-get [duplicate]

I want to install some apps. I did: $ sudo apt-get [sudo] password for .....: But I cannot install my apps!
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Error : The following packages have unmet dependencies [duplicate]

When I try and install anything on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I get an error that disables me to install anythig. Even installing something from the app store doesn't work. Here is The error message I get ...
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Can't install udisks on Lubuntu (Package 'udisks' has no installation candidate) [duplicate]

When I try to run this command: misha@acer-laptop:/dev$ sudo apt-get install udisks I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Can't uninstall package filename too long

For some package installations on my Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu 16, I was seeing errors like: Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ... /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/...
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Errors were encountered while processing: python-pkg-resources

I was trying to install the packages: sudo apt-get install -y network-manager cron unattended-upgrades avahi-daemon ros-kinetic-ros-base python-rosdep but this failed with the error: Errors were ...
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Dell XPS + openssh-server

I've just taken delivery of a Dell XPS 13 notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I set out to install SSH and found and installed openssh-client from the repositories with no problem. But when I try to ...
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Update notification for user-modified package

For a long time I had a copy of Xournal 0.4.8 which I had modified; update notifications and aptitude never proposed that I "update" it to the repository version (or actually to the version in this ...
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Unable to update on Ubuntu 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3 [duplicate]

Running sudo apt-get update in Ubuntu 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3, gives me the error: Hit:1 http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-raspi2/ppa-rpi3/...
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I want to create a local repository and want to share it via samba over the LAN

In my LAN network, I want to create a local repository and want to share it in LAN with the help of samba so other users can update, install, upgrade packages off-line. I have tried apt-mirror method ...
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Hash Sum mismatch on installing kvm

I have laptop with amd64. I enabled virtual device from bios. When I am trying to install kvm using: $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils I am getting error ...
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Can someone help me figure out how to get rid of the 'E:Type '*' error? [duplicate]

So, I recently purchased an ASUS x55c laptop and have been attempting to update/upgrade it since I've received it (running Ubuntu 14.04). Unfortunately, an error kept popping up reading: E: Type '...
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trying to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 but I got error

I tried to do it but I got these massages which are and also
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Unable to install ubuntu 16.04 updates [duplicate]

Month before I have upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and now I am getting error while installing updates, error is "Failed to download package files", all updates able to download 100% except 'gcc-5' ...
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How to install desktop and VNC?

I am trying to install desktop and VNC but I keep getting errors.. So first I execute: sudo apt-get update then: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but I keep getting this errors: Setting up ...
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apt equivalent of `brew doctor`?

I recently ran the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y on an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. There were some conflicts between some of the dependencies of kubuntu-desktop and some of the ...
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VirtualEnv + Apt + Python3 Issue

VirtualEnv + Apt + Python3 Issue On 14.04 I've got an interesting problem trying to import a module. I have python3 and python3-apt installed and I can verify this with the following: chalbersma@...
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Oracle-Java8-Installer: No installation candidate

I'm trying to install Oracle Java 8 on my Ubuntu Server (16.04 LTS, fully updated, x64). I followed this (very simple) guide: http://www.webupd8.org/2014/03/how-to-install-oracle-java-8-in-debian.html ...
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14.0.4 LTS can not do anything

I have a new distro of LTS Ubuntu on a 4 GB flash drive. Nothing has been installed because from minute 1 I can not download anything. I have downloaded Teamviewer and can not install via Software ...
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Numpy broken in ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I have instaled packages "python-numpy" on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Unfortunately, the package is broken: >>> import numpy Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <...
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When I run the command sudo apt-get update , I found an error on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

yugasalabs-26@yugasalabs-26:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for yugasalabs-26: Fetched 94.5 kB in 1s (61.3 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done W: Target Packages (partner/...
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upgrade process stuck for too long while Preparing to unpack …/mysql-server-5.7_5.7.12-0ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb

I tried to do upgrade and its been unpacking for too long (20 minutes) is it normal?, not responding to ctrl+C too.What to do next? shubhendu@shubhendu-HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC:/opt$ sudo apt-get ...
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Having Trouble Installing MongoDB for setting up Deployd on Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty 84bit

I'm following this process: http://terraltech.com/how-to-setup-deployd-on-ubuntu-server/ And EVERYTHING goes fine without a hitch, then I get to this section: mongo shell And it says that mongo ...
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Does apt-get update keep Ubuntu version unchanged?

If I have an old version, say 12.04 LTS, installed on my little rooted tablet, and never want to upgrade the version (14.04 is big and XCB window response is sluggish), can I run apt-get update on the ...
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Apt-get issues removing redmine from ubuntu 16.04

yugasalabs-26@yugasalabs-26:~$ sudo apt-get remove redmine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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compilation terminated: Package linphone was not found in the pkg-config search path [duplicate]

In trying to compile helloworld.c for linphone, I get: thufir@mordor:~/sip$ thufir@mordor:~/sip$ gcc -o helleworld helloworld.c $(pkg-config --libs --cflags linphone) Package linphone was not found ...
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apt-get source linux-image-3.19.0-26-generic, but got 3.19.0-61 in fact

I installed ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso Version Operation. I follow the steps below from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) $ uname -r 3.19....
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What does “N.B. software” refer to in a /etc/apt/sources.list?

In my trusty sources.list I see these comments: ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any ##...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code(1)

I encounter the error in the above title whenever I try to run sudo apt-get and I can't figure out why. For example: Setting up python-gobject-2 (2.28.6-12ubuntu1) ... /var/lib/dpkg/info/python-...
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What is the difference between 1st and 2nd command?

What is the different when install samba using sudo apt-get install samba and using this command sudo apt-get install samba samba-vfs-modules winbind bind9 bind9utils ldb-tools ntp smbldap-tools ...
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What to do when mandb fails to update index cache during update?

I ran a dist-upgrade today and this was the output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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apt-get generally fails, with software packages and with update

I am running a VM of Ubuntu server 14.04.4 using virtual box. I have configured the network to be in "bridged adapter" config. I have manually assigned IP of the same address as the network the host ...
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How to install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 15.10 :/

I'm having a problem while installing OBS on Ubuntu 15.10 - I see that's no one ever faced this problem before on all the Ubuntu versions (14.04 , 13.10 , 15.04) and I have tried all those. And ...