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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libatlas package

I am new to Ubuntu. An installation of a machine learning package requires me to install the libatlas package with the following bash line (sudo apt-get install -y build-essential git ...
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Can't install anything anymore, unmet dependencies for linux-image-

Whenever I try to install anything I get the following message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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I apt-get purged kwalletmanager and now my computer freezes and I can't open anything!

I purged kwalletmanager and now my computer won't open firefox or dolphin. I can't even use apt-get to reinstall kwallet, it just hangs in the terminal. I tried going into the bios after restarting ...
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I cannot find a ppa, where should I look? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr. When trying the following command: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg'. Please check that the ...
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Fixing crashed VirtualBox installation

I've recently installed VirtualBox via apt-get: apt-get install virtualbox It worked totally fine. During work in my virtual system I experienced a crash. Since then I'm not able of starting ...
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apt Repositories - How to Choose the Right One for Lubuntu

I have limited knowledge in the Linux kernel. More specifically, I lack familiarity with the different past builds of Ubuntu (and how that interacts with the flavor I am currently using). I am using ...
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How to remove wine and its dependencies?

i want to remove wine1.7 from my Ubuntu 14.04 trusty tahr. But when i typed in sudo apt-get purge wineit didn't worked i gives me package not installed so i typed sudo apt-get purge wine(tab)and it ...
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I cannot update, install, upgrade or anything like before [duplicate]

When I wish to update my system using apt-get update I get the following: david@karens-PC:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for david: Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Release ...
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Install apt-get repository which is still up for testing

I need the latest version of sfml that isn't on apt-get yet. However it is signed up for getting accepted to apt-get here. Is there a way to install the version 2.3 through apt-get which hasn't been ...
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May a Linux kernel package have config files that remain in storage after removing the package?

Is there any use in purging a kernel package, instead of removing? I ask this, because automatic removal of packages does not purge all packages it removes. (I have setup this automatic removing in ...
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How to safely install Python 3.5.1? [duplicate]

Python 3.5.1 came out on December 7th 2015 and as a beginner Python coder I would like to try the very newest version on my Ubuntu installation. At the moment both Trusty Tahr 14.04 LTS and Wily ...
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How to remove a package whose correct name you don't know?

I had downloaded arc-theme-solid_1450051815.946cbf5_all.deb file from http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_15.04/all/ and had installed it using the Software Center but ...
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can not install skype on ubuntu 15.10

o@lifebook:~$ sudo apt-get install skype [sudo] password for o: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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apt-get install openssh-server doesn't work due to unmet dependencies

I'm new to Ubuntu environment, its been bothering me since a while. have tried almost everything suggested in the forums but no luck. I don't know if I'm missing something. OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS ...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer Download Failure

I know there's already a lot of duplicates for this, but for some reason, I just can't get ttf-mscorefonts-installer to stop bugging me with the error message. I've followed the steps from here: ...
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dpkg can't find libicu even though it is installed

I'm trying to install a package using dpkg like this: sudo dpkg -i mypackage.deb I get an error: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mypackage: mypackage depends on libicu42 (>= ...
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I messed up my Ubuntu OS pretty bad

It started out as an error with a package but as I tampered with it I ruined a whole bunch of things. I have already existing full hard disk encryption, I tried to re-install the OS but, it didn't ...
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Cannot install current version of php5-intl

My sources are only the official Ubuntu ones: # find /etc/apt/ -name "*.list" -exec bash -c 'printf "\n%s\n%s\n%s\n" "========" "$1" "========"; cat "$1"' _ {} \; ======== /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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What Happens if I Remove a DE *before* I Install Another?

I have a FS Amilo laptop with 2GB RAM and Lubuntu/Kubuntu (and Puppy Linux) installed. I'd like to remove Kubuntu and try Xubuntu. I was wondering, what would happen if I uninstall the Kubuntu DE ...
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Python - pip pip2 pip3 pip3.5 packages are installed but cannot be imported in any Python session

As I am using Xubuntu I thought perhaps this was a better forum than Stackexchange for some questions relating to pip and Python Today I have encountered troubles with pip and Python. For some reason ...
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BitDefender Uninstall - Corrupted Package? [duplicate]

tried to istall BitDefender to Ubuntu 14, following their website but was never successful. Now I try to remove the corrupted package but nothing seems to work no matter what I try (tried almost ...
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Error 'Depends: python:any. Unmet dependencies' after installing python 2.7.5

I've installed python 2.7.5 on my ubuntu 14.04. And then I wanted to install virtualbox (or any other app), but I'm getting this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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mysql-server apt-get install failing

I am trying to install mysql-server on a fresh copy of ubuntu/trusty64 (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS). I am using vagrant/virtualbox. I ssh into the box and run the commands below. You can easily replicate this ...
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issue with sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a

ran sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a and it gave me the error below. please help update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated) /var/lib/dpkg/info/compiz.config: 1: ...
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Winusb not working/ not opening

I am trying to download win-USB, when i finish downloading package and go to open the application i click on it and it will not open. i downloaded the ppa and still nothing. I am currently using the ...
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Which directory should I be in when installing ATP packages?

I'm planning to install a package through APT. sudo apt-get install gimp From which directory should I run the command? I'm asking because I need to know if this will install everything to my ...
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Errors when installing wine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have followed the below procedures to install wine in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa apt-get update apt-get install -y wine However, I see the below error messages: ...
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Reinstalling Broken PostgreSQL 9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

After upgrading Ubuntu from Precise to Trusty, I was attempting to upgrade PostgreSQL from 9.1 to 9.3 and have hit a bit of a snag. When I ran pg_upgrade in "check" mode, it complained about being ...
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Python Anaconda Default Path

Accidentally I've set Anaconda's Python as the default Python. So, when I type which python in the therminal, I get: /home/myuser/anaconda3/bin/python instead of getting ...
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Can't install scsh on Ubuntu 15.10

In trying to install scsh (not ssh and not csh) - the Scheme Shell - on Ubuntu 15.10, I keep running into dependency errors and it won't let me do it: emd@luna:~$ sudo apt-get install scsh Reading ...
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How to get backup and restore the software from a unbootable hard drive

I have an Ubuntu partition that is unbootable although still mountable, and I'd like to create a newly installed system with the exact same packages as this system. The way to restore the list of ...
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Interrupted apt-get starting whenever I do anything with apt-get

Some time ago I followed those instructions, because I wanted Java 8: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/07/install-oracle-java-6-7-8-on-ubuntu-13-10/ Installation did not complete successfully. ...
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Error while using “sudo apt-get update” [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04, there was a problem with my sources.list file so I removed the file using this command: sudo rm -fr /etc/apt/sources.list Now when I try to update the software using: sudo ...
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How to Install gimp 2.8 on ubuntu?

I installed gimp 2.9.3,on my Ubuntu 15.10 but I saw that this version of Gimp have some bugs with tools like Cage Transform tool. I google the problem and after a while I decide to uninstall Gimp ...
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Install chruby and ruby-install so that they update

I want to install chruby and ruby-install to manage my ruby installs. However, it seems that they cannot be obtained via apt-get nor from a .deb file. Is there a way to install these so that they ...
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Package dependency problems with broken packages but none listed to fix

I am trying to install wine on Ubuntu 15.04, I had it working before but I think something went wrong with 32 or 64 bit installations so I tried removing it to start again. Now I am trying to install ...
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I run sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get dist-update. For months I've been told there is nothing to update or upgrade. This is hard to believe

phillip@phillip-Satellite-P50t-B:~$ sudo apt-get update (repository links appear) Reading package lists... Done phillip@phillip-Satellite-P50t-B:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package ...
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How is proper uck link working ? ( - link is somehow broken ) [duplicate]

Hello when fetching datas with : sudo apt-get update then all links work except the link of uck respectively of uck-tool. the message output is then in German like here: Es wurden 2.138 kB ...
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Changed Python version, “apt-add-repository” not working ERROR

hi after installed python 3.5 in ubuntu, i had 2.7.6 and i wanted to be updated cause i will be working and learning python, so i installed the latest python version 3.5 and switched version to it, i ...
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How to handle do-release-upgrade wanting to remove many packages?

If I run sudo do-release-upgrade in my console it performs as expected up to the point when it tells me about packages to be removed. So many packages are obsolete and will be removed, fair enough. ...
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installing r-base error: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

Problem: I am trying to install new version of R, but what ever I found as solution still gives me these errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies: r-base : Depends: r-base-core (>= ...
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cant find libmysql-ruby on apt-get [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the gem mysql2 , using ruby 2.2.3p173 and ubuntu 14.04 so i found here i was missing the libmysql-ruby and libmysqlclient-dev , but i cant find the libmysql-ruby on apt-get, ...
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Unable to use apt-get to install kubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 15.10?

I was trying to install kde in my ubuntu 15.10. I used the following command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop Before this commands completion i encountered these two errors-- The ...
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unmet dependencies while trying to install phpmyadmin on LAMP stack

I am trying to install phpmyadmin along with LAMP stack but when I write to the terminal sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin I get this errors : Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that ...
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I am getting error in sudo apt-get update. What to do?

Get:1 http ://dl.google.com stable InRelease 97% [1 InRelease gpgv 262 B] [Waiting for headers] [Waiting for headers] [WaitiSplitting up ...
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installing wine. 14.04

Help again, I installed wine on 14,04 using the commands, sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine. Everything seemed to run OK then I got a message EULA. I accepted the agreement and pressed the ...
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Delete PPA after install the software?

Is it safe to delete the PPA after successful installation of the package? For example: Yesterday, I put a PPA in the list cause of the Trackpad function. Now, it works, but will it work when I delete ...
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How to create a minimal repository of needed tested packages? [duplicate]

What is the best way to create a local repository of packages that are needed to operate an own application? Currently all packages were synced and the versions are frozen. What is the best way to get ...
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i need to help $ sudo apt-get update waring [duplicate]

if i run this Command $ sudo apt-get update . i m facing this error.. i can't install java .. Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_IN W: Failed to fetch ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: libwxgtk3.0-0 (>= 3.0.0-2)

When I try to install a recent version of PasswordSafe on my Ubuntu 15.10 64bit using the Ubuntu Software Center I get the error message: Dependency is not satisfiable: libwxgtk3.0-0 (>= 3.0.0-2) ...