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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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 ...
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m64py Front end for Mupen64Plus Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libsdl2-dev

I am trying to install m64py Found here and I am experiencing an error Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libsdl2-dev when trying to install the .deb I have tried to use sudo apt-get install ...
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proxy authentication error in using app-ppa-repository after exporting proxy settings in ubuntu 15.04

i am trying to add repositories through the terminal after exporting proxy settings. export http_proxy="http://username:password@proxy":"port" export ...
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mcrypt installation error mcrypt.ini.dpkg-new no such file or directory

I'm trying to install magento in my ubuntu system. Once I installed the php5-mcrypt plugin successfully. But the Magento installation wizard was still showing the warning message "mcrypt is not ...
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nginx with changed default page + apt-get upgrade

Can not find right way to ask google about this, so ask here. I installed nginx-common, and edited file that belong to it, what happened after apt-get upgrade if there is available new version of ...
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Why would removing a couple of modules remove lots of packages?

I ran the following: sudo apt-get remove postfix mailutils libsasl2-2 ca-certificates libsasl2-modules Why would that command do the following and what's the best way to undo it? Reading package ...
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What is the meaning of apt-get install --reinstall?

When running apt-get install --reinstall XXX What is really happening? Does this purge the old binaries then replace again? or just replace the new binary without purging the old one? In other ...
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multiple repositories throwing a 404 trying to update on 15.04

I have 15.05 installed on my desktop, i recently installed it on my laptop and it was working fine, i opened it today and attempted to do an apt-get update and i'm having multiple repositories in the ...
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how to install packages which is not in the cache with python

i install packages in my application using python apt. Some example: import apt cache = apt.cache.Cache() pkg = cache["brukkon"] pkg.mark_install() cache.commit() In this example, brukkon is not in ...
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How to uninstall youtube-dl by using terminal

I was install Youtebe-dl through Ubuntu Software Center, but now my ubuntu software center is not working. So i can not able to Update and Install youtube-dl. I try following procedure for ...
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Problems with Git-All and 15.04

So I'm working with git and I installed the standard version. I set up the ssh keys and was able to clone one of my repositories to the correct folder. Everything was working great and then I decided ...
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Unable to install Passenger on 14.04

I followed instructions here. Here's the output: joshua@ubuntu:~/collaborase_v2.0$ sudo apt-get install passenger Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Why don't these packages download?

I was following this guide: http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/porting-new-device/ and when I got to the step: Then, install all the other packages you will need for the ...
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How do I fetch a specific package version from a repository?

Adding a PPA then running apt-get update to fetch seems to only fetch the latest version from that PPA, but I would like to install a specific version. Eg: I'm adding the ondrej/php5-5.6 ppa. After ...
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Error 404 not found when using 'sudo apt-get update'

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS inside of VMware. Since I'm behind a network firewall, I've edited the apt.conf file so apt-get will work behind a proxy server, and that's fine. But, ...
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Update to 3.13.0-53-generic failed Help!

So, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS reported some updates when I logged in today. One of the upgrades was for 3.13.0-53. Ever since trying to upgrade, I can no longer login to the GUI and it appears as if my video ...
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Problem removing avg

I've tried to remove avg2013 however when I try I get a funky error message. The command I'm running: sudo apt-get remove --purge avg2013flx The error I get: Removing avg2013flx (2013.3118) ... ...
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Why does wine have broken dependencies?

I get this error when I want to install anything with apt. You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.7 : Depends: ...
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unable to update i:386 packages

I tried to update my repos using sudo apt-get update and I get this error. W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/glimpse-hackers/stable/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not ...
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sudo and apt-get not found

I'm handling server as RA which was passed down to me by another graduated RA but I'm new and fresh to this environment facing a few issues right now. The server is setup by the graduate RA from ...
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I got a problem upgrading packages on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

root@ubuntu:~# su root@ubuntu:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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After installing a package, is_installed returns still False, in python apt

by using python apt, i can install packages. Before and after installing the package, i updated the cache. However, before and after installing the package, is_installed returns the same, in other ...
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Coherence between package version and served files

Currently, I am trying to understand how distro maintainer build and choose names for their packages and there is (from my point of view) a lack of coherence for a specific package. Take the libzmq ...
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Keyboard layout on laptop is messed up after full system update

Keyboard layout on laptop is messed up after full system update. Running Linux Mint 3.11.0-26 on an HP Pavilion. Example of problem: When pressing the o button it returns a 6, and m=0, j=1, 0=/, ...
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How do I correctly install libpcre3-dev:i386?

I want to install libpcre3-dev:386 onto 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I have libpcre3:i386 installed, as well as the :x64 -dev version. But if I run 'sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev:i386', apt wants to ...
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Load package in GAP fail (GAP - Groups, Algorithms, Programming - a System for Computational Discrete Algebra)

Firstly, I tried to install GAP on my Ubuntu. I found this "math.jasonbhill.com/gap" which help me find how to install. So, I wrote $ sudo apt-get install gap-core on terminal. After it ...
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unmet dependencies [Wine]

Again with unmet dependencies problem, but this time it's something else... I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to install wine but I get this message: The following packages have unmet ...
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Update repo error [duplicate]

I have this error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] W: Failed to fetch ...
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Using sudo apt-get update

when I am using sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following as output and hence I am not able to install git send-email package. Err http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en_IN ...
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Cannot install libhdf5-dev

Trying to install pbh5-tools on my Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine. I have encountered countless problems trying to get the program to install. I get the error: In file included from ...
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How to retrieve size of a software(package) in ubuntu?

By using python-apt I find package's sizes, but it gives wrong results I think. FOr example, for package named eclipse, size is shown in Ubuntu software center as shown below: 240,8 MB to download, ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu

I have a lenovo n20p with Ubuntu installed , I was using linux just fine I managed to install wine, I then turned of my laptop and then back on and when I ran sudo startunity it didn't work. I got ...
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How do I force update of packages list?

My packages list does not agree with packages.ubuntu.com. I have run apt-get update several times. I have not received any errors when running apt-get update. I received "hit" indicators for the ...
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How to retrieve screenshots of a package in ubuntu

i'm developing an application which manipulates packages in ubuntu. I'm working with python. I need to retrieve screenshots of packages by using package-name. For example, say that package-name is ...
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libssl-dev version dependency conflict with installed libssl1.0.0

Ubuntu 14.04 Repositories: universe, main Ran apt-get update Ran apt-cache policy libssl1.0.0 ddew@ddew-wsl:~$ apt-cache policy libssl1.0.0 libssl1.0.0: Installed: 1.0.1f-1ubuntu2.11 Candidate: ...
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How can I obtain up-to-date packages?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 which I've downloaded and installed recently. How can I get packages for up-to-date versions of software? For example I can only find g++ up to 4.9, or Boost up to 1.55. g++5.1 ...