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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
18 views

Have to use -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true to do apt-get update/upgrade

I am looking for an other workaround to my problem that apt-get upgrade/update/install wont work via IPv6. I cant use the software center neither can I use the system update center for anything. I ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How to find the manual page of apt install?

Suppose I want to read the manual page of sudo apt install -f. How to do that ? I mean if I search in man 8 apt I get few details about the install option of apt. Is there a way to check the -f ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

I have a version dependency that I don't understand

Nautilus threw a SEGFAULT, the Ubuntu bug handler caught the crash and generated a crash report. So far, so good. In the bug report, it said that there some packages that were out of date. Okay, I'...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Proxy stopped working after setting static IP

I loaded 14.04 LTS from disc. Network Manager set to AUTO. Added proxy to apt.conf. Firefox and apt-get worked fine. Network Manager set to MANUAL. Switched to static IP. Added gateway, name servers,...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

cant authenticate and untrusted package errors

These keep comming up, and even hit a couple friends who only use the stock ubunutu desktop and didnt know what to do. because of the variety of issues in this, ive been using the following script ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Please check that the PPA name or format > is correct

There is a problem where one cannot add new PPAs using the apt-add-repository command. It's not 100% repeatable on one machine. I manage many VMs so this one is an anomaly. The rest do not have this ...
5
votes
3answers
214 views

Install celestia on Ubuntu 16.04

Until Ubuntu 15.10 it was possible to install Celestia (a real-time 3D space simulation), using apt: sudo apt-get install celestia celestia-gnome celestia-common-nonfree However, in Ubuntu 16.04, ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-1386/Packages' [duplicate]

After searching and trying some of the solutions which are already there on Stack. I am still getting following errors after updating by command sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://in....
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Comparing Installed Packages Across Machines

I'm following this guide to compare packages installed on one machine to another machine. Then to sync the two machines so they have (nearly) identical packages. http://www.unixtutorial.org/2014/09/...
3
votes
1answer
26 views

Why doesn't the chrome dev channel upgrade Chrome via apt-get upgrade anymore?

I was using the Chrome dev channel for a while and was used to getting updates via: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Recently I discovered though that my dev channel remains the same and I ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Understanding /var/log/dpkg.log on 12.04

Something or someone removed mysql-server : 2016-06-01 08:54:23 remove mysql-server 5.5.49-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 <none> Is there a way to understand what the initiator of this action was?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Extract just the name of the package without the descrption in apt-cache?

I want to install multiple plasma packages from apt-get. I am planning to store the names in a file and then execute xargs -a file sudo apt-get install I would get the name from apt-cache search ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Problems with Python running apt-get upgrade

When I'm trying to make apt-get upgrade I'm getting the following errors: Preparing to unpack .../python-samba_2%3a4.3.9+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.3_amd64.deb ... Traceback (most recent call last): File "...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

E: Package 'pkg-config' has no installation candidate [closed]

I am on Ubuntu 14.10 and I try to install new mongodb driver, but I have this error: configure: error: Cannot find OpenSSL's libraries ERROR: `/tmp/pear/temp/mongodb/configure' failed I find that i ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

jitsi missing in apt

Is there a special reason why the jitsi messenger is missing in the current apt-tree (Ubuntu 16.04)? It used to be in there with Ubuntu 14.04, but then was removed again. Are there issues with the ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Upgrading all packages except Gnome [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a specific command to upgrade my whole system except Gnome with sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. In a previous post I found the following command to ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

Does sudo apt list --upgradeable show kernel updates?

due to Kubuntu built-in update manager being broken at the moment I have to update via cli. I was wondering though does sudo apt list --upgradeable show kernel updates in the list or not ? Thanx
0
votes
0answers
51 views

E: Unable to locate package ubuntu-desktop

So I am making this post because I have a special case. There are like four questions like this and the right answer seems to be to just do apt-get update, but that does not work for me. So let's ...
0
votes
2answers
87 views

Problem with apt-get update and architecture «1386»

I Have a problem with the Architecture 1386, I don't know what it means that but when I put "sudo apt-get update" I get recently this error with many packages: Omitiendo el uso del fichero ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Can I skip using apt-get update and update a software directly using .tar file?

Often I don't need to do apt-get update because that command will also update the system when I only need to update a software only. The reason is for example firefox new version only require 20++...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Broken package issue

I have tried to install TreeSheets on my Ubuntu 14.04, using following method. sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list added : deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu wily main universe sudo apt-get ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

16.04 dependencies problem

I built a new PC and I installed Ubuntu 16.04 desktop 64bit. So it's a fresh install, not an upgrade. I installed a couple of my favorite software from the official repos, and I enabled canonical ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Landscape + Autopilot Openstack not allowing package management

I'm currently running LDS 16.03 and I'm still unable to see packages of the machines within landscape. I know it's reporting everything else. I was able to find a previous question where it was a ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Install specific version of OPENJDK

I would like to know if and how is it possible to install a specific version (version and update version) of a OpenJDK on an Ubuntu server? I know how to install it normally following the ...
-1
votes
0answers
23 views

Why my keyboard does not respond to this action [duplicate]

I am about to enter this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install python3 It asks me for a password, but nothing works when I try to type. Why?
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Why is apt-get update not picking up recent versions of the package I need?

I'm having trouble installing some software on Travis CI due to missing dependencies to specific versions of libstdc++. /usr/local/EnergyPlus-8-4-0/energyplus: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++....
0
votes
0answers
17 views

KDE dependencies error

After Telegram install using this, I got and error: KDEInit could not launch '--': Could not open library '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libkdeinit5_--'. Cannot load library /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

How to remove systemd from Ubuntu 16.04 and prevent its usage

I was able to enable upstart and disable systemd with commands that follows, but I was not able to prevent its auto re-installation when invoking apt-get install lxde (I am used to a serious server ...
0
votes
1answer
252 views

How to fix corrupted package cache in ubuntu

Whenever I try to install any new package in Ubuntu 16.04 , it ends up with the following error menssage The package cache file is corrupted I've tried the commands sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

W: There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 1397BC53640DB551

I think my topic is my question. when i use sudo apt-get update in my Ubuntu(15.10). I get the below warning i am not good in Ubuntu can some one explain and give me a soution. Hit http://in....
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Error on installation of apache2 and php5

This error occurs when I install the apache2 & php5 around the time that libapace2-mod-php5 is installed: root@ubuntuServerASC:/home/asc# apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 Reading package lists....
1
vote
2answers
69 views

Stop apt-get autoremove from removing old kernel?

I like managing kernels my self, and I can't figure how to stop apt-get autoremove from deleting older kernels.
0
votes
1answer
163 views

Error in Synaptic Package Manager [closed]

I use Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and, today, when I used Synaptic Package Manager I got the following error: *W: El objetivo Sources (partner/source/Sources) está configurado varias veces en /etc/apt/...
0
votes
0answers
108 views

Apt-Get not working? kde-telepathy?

When I try to install packages or remove them this is what I get. At the time, I was trying to remove the kubuntu-desktop to see if it would fix it. jacob@Ubuntu-Mini:~$ sudo apt-get purge kubuntu-...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

How to remove kernels from previous release

See question How to remove kernels from previous release? which is marked as duplicate. I ask this again, because the question is special case and not handled in the answers for the related question. ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

libccolamd2.8.0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Help! After I update my Ubuntu 15.10 I can't even install applications using the terminal: sudo apt-get install gimmp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Openssl 1.0.2 Package

Will the openssl package be upgraded from 1.0.1f to 1.0.2 any time in the future? (I'm able to build openssl from source as an alternative and am specifically curious about 1.0.2 package ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

How to Restore Pip installation and its Installations in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I messed up my Pip installation. There was one missing when I run sudo apt-get install python-pip. Then, I run after sudo apt-get install python-dev. Then, I started to get 404 errors in ipython ...
4
votes
3answers
175 views

how does adding a ppa with a curl command work?

This link discusses different ways to install nodejs and npm. One of the methods was installing it via ppa. curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup | sudo bash - He used the above command to add ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

cups error while installing packages using apt-get

I recently use sudo apt-get update command in Ubuntu 14.04 and now when I want run packages,I got error. For example when I use sudo apt-get install vagrant for installing vagrant I got this error: ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Update notification

I updated to version 16.04 of Ubuntu from version 15.10. I now get operating system update notifications from the Ubuntu Software program. But does not update other programs I have installed, IE Kcad,...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

apt update gives errors

When I run the command sudo apt update, I get the following errors: W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

How to download packages on Mac OS X to install to ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 16.04 LTS and a mac. I would like to know how could I do to downloads packages on my mac with internet to transfer it to my ubuntu without internet at work. I need packagees like eclipse ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

correctly setting up Gradle for IntelliJ

After installing gradle via sudo apt-get install gradle, where DO I find the gradle home directory that I need to feed IntelliJ to open my project? cat $GRADLE_HOME never terminates echo $...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

apt-get upgrade gives GPG Error [duplicate]

How would I go about fixing this error? I have pycharm installed through a ppa that I have been using for years in various computers. W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net/mystic-mirage/pycharm/...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

how to install a specific package version

I'm building my first debian package (django), which needs some dependencies, so I was wondering if it's possible to install a specific package version with apt-get. For example instead of pip ...
-1
votes
0answers
12 views

I can't share ethernet over the hotspot created in ubuntu 14.04

Earlier I could share the ethernet over Wifi Hotspot. But now I cant do it. I can create the hotspot and connect to it via my iphone but cant use the internet. I've tried everything. I even have the ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Redirecting apt-get output

So there's some output from apt-get that I can't seem to redirect anywhere else. Here's a sample of what I see: sudo apt-get -qq -y --force-yes install cowsay 2>&1 > /tmp/tmp.txt This is ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

How to convert a deb package to udeb

Following up on How to install squid-deb-proxy-client via preseed/early_command, I want to have a udeb of the squid-deb-proxy-client package. From reading the Debian wiki it seems it should be easy ...