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
22 views

Lubuntu: Apt-Get Can't Find GCC

I'm trying to install gcc so I can compile the no-ip client. When I try to use apt-get, the command returns: unable to locate build-essentials What is the correct apt-get install package command to ...
-1
votes
2answers
48 views

ia32-libs-gtk package not found

Though I searched a lot and there are lots of thread about ia32-libs-gtk but nothing seems to solve the problem. when I ran sudo apt-get install ia32-libs-gtk it says unable to locate. i want to ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

What is the correct address for precise/12.04 restricted, multiverse and universe ppa?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I run sudo apt-get update now I get the following errors at the end: W: Failed to fetch ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

dpkg: error processing procps (--configure)

How can I fix this issue? user@server:/var/lib/dpkg/info$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages ...
0
votes
0answers
152 views

Udev and systemd are broken any help would be appreciated

I cannot configure udev or systemd cam@banowsky:~/rails/lo/db$ sudo dpkg --configure udevSetting up udev (219- 4ubuntu10) ... update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated) insserv: ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Installed phpunit using composer but still says to install using apt-get

I have installed composer globally on my Ubuntu12.04 machine. I can confirm it because it is in the ~/.composer/vendor directory and is included in global composer.json. My problem is whenever I try ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

Why can't I install mono-complete?

When I try to install it, the following result comes up: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
4
votes
2answers
128 views

How to keep terminal for installation of debugging symbols of apport's local investigation alive?

apport allows to investigate crashes locally and to either start a gdb session, get a backtrace or install debugging symbols in that local investigation. When choosing the latter a gnome-terminal is ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Error when attempting to update Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.When I attempt to update: sudo apt-get install -f I see this error: kg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d . ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Why no TCP_HITS using squid-deb-proxy

I've followed all the advice here and the server log file updates when I do an update on another computer on the network. However, I never see any TCP_HITs. I even grepped for them. This is some of ...
2
votes
2answers
48 views

apt-get update doesn't work gives an error

Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libsdl2_2.0.3+z4~20140315-8621-1ppa1trusty1_i386.deb ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

apt-get should not download packages that are locally available

I am trying to install some packages. I have already downloaded the .debs to my local repo and apt is aware of it since apt-cache policy shows the package, but when trying to install the package, it ...
1
vote
3answers
82 views

What does apt-get install pkg -y do?

Using apt-get install pkg, you can specify a parameter -y. What does -y do?
1
vote
0answers
62 views

Problem installing apache 2 in ubuntu 14.04: dpkg:- error processing package javascript-common (--configure):

I was trying to reinstall my apache 2 after un-installing it. But on installing it using command- sudo apt-get install apache2 i am getting error- rahul@rahulpc:~$ sudo apt-get install apache2 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

unable to install gnome-shell and i also dont have unity

$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for dheeru: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

to install numpy i get the following error of unmet depedency

While installing the numpy of python I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
1
vote
2answers
45 views

Which is actual difference between package update and security updates?

This is probably a real noob question... I would like to understand what the "updates" alerts I get when logging onto my Lubuntu box actually mean. When I read: 35 packages can be updated. 22 ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

apt-get update error on domain http://ubuntu.mirror.pop-sc.rnp.br

I have trouble with apt-get update command. As I was doing apt-get update, it always stuck with anything with the domain http://ubuntu.mirror.pop-sc.rnp.br I have already tried modifying the source ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Can't install prozilla on ubuntu gnome 14.10

i am getting this error while installing prozilla: (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database ... 154269 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
8
votes
2answers
405 views

Consequences of using apt-get in ubuntu touch

I have just received my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. I have been playing around with it and find that it is just what I expected it to be. One of the great things about it is a full ubuntu stack, ...
1
vote
0answers
411 views

Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I am trying to install JetPack-1.1.0 to my Ubuntu 14.04.2 x86_64 laptop. When the installation was at between %80 and %90 it warned me for installation of cuda-toolkit-6-5 cuda-cross-armhf-6-5 failed. ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error when remove & install broken packages

I tried to remove unstable openoffice and reinstall libreoffice however I accidently removed directory of openoffice under /opt before I purged it. Now I cannot clean the broken package, and cannot ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

apt-get update: Clearsigned file is not valid, got 'NODATA'

I'm getting the following error on running sudo apt-get update : sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable InRelease 100% ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

apt-get errors with Google Chrome [duplicate]

I'd have the following errors every time I try apt-get command: It appears to be a problem with Google Chrome, but I don't know to remove or fix it. Reading package lists... Error! W: Duplicate ...
1
vote
0answers
82 views

Unable to install package

I'm trying to install a few packages, the command is : sudo apt-get install nginx-extras passenger But I'm getting an error afterward: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

After installing Dart commands like pub, dart2js are not found

I've installed Dart according to instructions from the official website (https://www.dartlang.org/tools/debian.html). To be more exactly: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Ubuntu apt-get update/ install issues [duplicate]

I am having issues with ubuntu running on EC2. Whenever I try to update any package it shows some kind of log and stops in the middle and if I run the update process again it tells me "Could not get ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

What is sudo apt-get install libc6…? [duplicate]

I'm having a problem here. I need to install DDD in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, but something is not working. I downloaded it and installed it, but when I want to run a program in Terminal, it shows me a ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

An error occurred, please run package manger from the right click menu ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm "really" new to Linux. Now that I'm getting going with Ubuntu and trying things out, some things just aren't working. I see a red circle with a dash in it that says for me to run apt-get to see ...
5
votes
2answers
325 views

Update failing for Google Chrome

Software update is failing at Chrome: Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://dl.google.com stable Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG A040830F7FAC5991 Google, Inc. ...
-1
votes
1answer
29 views

not able to install samba

I am not able install samba. When i am try to install samba by this command 'sudo apt-get install samba4' then it's give below error. ERROR: Invalid smb.conf /var/lib/dpkg/info/samba4.postinst: 14: ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

What does linux-headers-`uname -r` do?

What does the following command do? sudo apt-get --reinstall install linux-headers-`uname -r` sudo executes the statement with eleveated privledges. apt-get is a command to retrieve a specific ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

How to force apt to give you a “Do you want to continue? [Y/n]” for every install

I understand that when running the code sudo apt-get install <packagename> it will only give me this: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] If that package will install additional packages. But how ...
3
votes
0answers
54 views

apt-get does not always ask for confirmation [duplicate]

I have noticed that when installing software through sudo apt-get install <packagename> it does not always give me the: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Why is this so? I don't think that this ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

how do I “rebuild” or “repair” APTD?

How do I "rebuild" or "repair" aptd? I don't mean up the various utilities to rebuild and reconfigure which has not solved my problem suggesting that something more fundamental is damaged. I am ...
0
votes
2answers
77 views

apt-get install python-software-properties not working

I'm new here, new to Ubuntu, and basically new too anything related to Linux. I am trying to install zoneminder and I am following this wiki page: ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Why does apt-get upgrade give ELF file warning?

Executing sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade gives the following message, which I think is a warning: /sbin/ldconfig.real: ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

apt-key fails behind proxy

Our company uses a filtering proxy which is setup correctly in /etc/environment and apt.conf.d Regular internet access via http and https work but if I try to import a pgp key from ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

How do I list all installed AND available packages in all repositories like 'yum list'? [duplicate]

In the Redhat/Centos/Fedora distributions, you can get a total list of all installed and available packages from all the repositories using the command: sudo yum list Is there some command line ...
1
vote
0answers
103 views

Can't install any update and packages ubuntu 14.10

I am using ubuntu 14.10. I am trying to install all updates, but it's show me the following result: The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

Installation 'error' of qt4-dev-tools and libqt4-dev

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and want to install both qt4-dev-tools and libqt4-dev but then I get this message that I can't understand and now don't know what to do? I have tried to install ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

apt-get update “Ign” lines for component “inRelease”

I'm working with a local mirror of the Ubuntu distribution, using the 'apt-mirror' package, and I'm seeing "Ign" lines when I # apt-get update from a 14.04 system. On the system that has the mirror, ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

self created .deb package has versioning problems

I did my first steps in creating a PPA, containing a recent fossil version. I unpacked the tarball and ran bzr dh-make fossil 1.32 ../fossil-src-stable.tar.gz on it, editet the debian files till ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

I'm new to UBUNTU 14.04 and i behind the proxy of owr college [duplicate]

I can't update or install any software using terminal and ubuntu software center.Through using terminal, i find error which "failed to fetch" and unable to locate the package. I also have problem in ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

How can I reolve unmet dependencies when installing ubuntu-sdk on ubuntu desktop 14.04? [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu-sdk on my ubuntu desktop 14.04 using this command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk But I am getting this error Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
0
votes
2answers
84 views

skype install on ubuntu 14.04 dependency hell

im trying to install skype since empathy and pidgin doesnt work so im stuck in the installation, anything seems to work, i tried using synaptics, gdeb with the packages from the page, even tried ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Why doesn't apt-get install back the original files of a package after I removed them?

I initially installed the vsftpd using apt-get. After the installation I had a default /etc/vsftpd.conf file with a sample configuration that I modified. After screwing it up decided to uninstall ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

dpkg error code

So I'm new to ubuntu, everytime I try sudo apt-get install I get this ryan@ryan-nBook-4300:~$ sudo apt-get install [sudo] password for ryan: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Package Upgrade Failure dpkg returned an error code (1)

so Upon upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn It ran into errors as it tried installing new things and one was Noobslab "Run As Administrator" it failed to upgrade and now im stuck with this when ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

XServer not working after trying to install ros

I tried to build ros from sources following this guide. After some time I saw some weird behaviour, so I restarted my laptop and now I see nothing. I tried to re-install xserver-org via apt-get, but ...