Yesterday I upgraded a laptop from Kubuntu 9.04 (Lucid) to 9.10 (Karmic). Then afterwards I tried to install some software $ sudo aptitude install dont-remember-what-it-was and I get sudo: ...
Possible Duplicate: How can PPAs be removed after they have been added with the add-apt-repository command? You can a new PPA repository with add-apt-repository. How do you remove an added ...
When packages are already installed and I run an apt-get install <package-name>, sometimes it will print a line <package-name> is set to manually installed. What does that mean?
I created a package and uploaded it to my PPA. After it got built, I went to install it, but was faced with this message: ******@******-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install stackapplet Reading package ...
I just added a PPA repository for the development version of the GIMP, but I get this error The following packages have been kept back: gimp gimp-data libgegl-0.0-0 libgimp2.0 Why and how can I ...
I would like to set up an APT repository on a server that will provide a couple of packages. Is there a way to set one up without installing any software on the server? How do the files have to be ...
Does anyone know how to write a shell script to install a list of applications? It's a pain to have to install each application by hand every time I set up a new system. Edit: It still asks me Do ...
Is there a way I can see all the versions that are in the archives that I have configured in sources.list. I can see the last version of each archive with "apt-get policy", but how can I see all? Is ...
I've upgraded Ubuntu on my laptop all the way from 7.04 to 10.04 without ever wiping the disk. I have a sneaking suspicion that means I have a bunch of crufty packages that I don't use and that are ...
I've added many PPAs using the add-apt-repository command. Is there a simple way to remove these PPAs? I've checked in /etc/apt/sources.list for the appropriate deb lines but they aren't there. This ...
To update my server I use apt-get upgrade. But when there are kernel updates I always need to do apt-get install linux-.... because apt-get update does not install them. Is there a way I can tell it ...
Does anyone know if there's an easy way to find a list of packages installed, sorted by date, when using aptitude (or apt-get)? I was installing a bunch of packages to try something new, and it ...