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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Error in apt-get update [duplicate]

I have been getting following error while running sudo apt-get update W: GPG error: https://download.01.org trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is ...
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Unable to apt-get update /upgrade /installl Ubuntu 14.04 -Method bzip2 has died unexpectedly

Unable to update/upgrade/install Ubuntu 14.04, and it shows the below: Get:21 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en [4,089 kB] E: Method bzip2 has died unexpectedly! E: Sub-...
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Package rsyslog is not configured yet

Since upgrading to 12.04 from 8.04->10.04 I can no longer upgrade or install new packages. I do get a large number of errors, but the first is the resyslog: root@sub:~# apt-get -f install Reading ...
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“Unable to locate package ubuntu-restricted-extras” [duplicate]

After I did a clean installation of Ubuntu today, not a single package instalation is working. when I type; sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras It says; Reading package lists... Done ...
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Partial (specific releases) mirror of Ubuntu Archive via rsync only

I'm looking to build a Ubuntu repository archive for both i386/x64 architectures on 12.04 (precise). This is to bring in to a facility where I am working with no Internet connection. Circumstances ...
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Workaround to Hash sum mismatch in apt-get update behind firewall [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit virtual machine within a company network which obviously has firewalls. When I try to run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get update --fix-missing I get this error: (...
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libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.5 is installed

Problem So I having this problem after upgrading from Ubuntu server 8.04->10.04->12.04. Initial Command apt-get install -f dpkg: warning: files list file for package `tcpd' missing, assuming ...
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dpkg-repack errors autoresolve?

I want to move to another installation, and I'm trying to use the dpkg-repack command to do it, but every time it comes across an application that is not perfectly installed, it quits. It will take ...
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Packages are not installling on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install imagemagick using following command sudo apt-get install imagemagick --fix-missing But while installing I get following error nginx-full : Depends: nginx-common (= 1.4.7-1+...
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How do I disable update-apt-xapi

Every day, at a random time, my ancient laptop becomes unusable. Something decides to consume the entire 1GiB of RAM plus several hundred MiBs of swap, and thrash my hard drive. It brings the computer ...
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How to update the software database? [duplicate]

I have setup two disks on my computer, Ubuntu, / and /home. Later I found the disk space on / is not big enough (just 20G), so I installed my texlive to my own disk, somewhere under $HOME. Now I want ...
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DHCP3-server not working correctly

I installed dhcpe-server with apt-get install dhcp3-server, and I want to configure it on terminal. When i type dhcp i just see these : dhclient dhclient-script dhcpd dhcpx I tried to start its ...
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How to remove an apt package? [duplicate]

Hello i'd like to know how to remove 2 apt things that gets an error any time I type apt-get update here is the output at the end `W: Failed to fetch https://github.com/gyazo/Gyazo-for-Linux/dists/...
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Why i am encountering this error

I just installed new ubuntu 14.04. I read a post on the internet "20 things to do after installing ubuntu 14.04", so I executed the command as they said. Install multimedia codecs sudo apt-get ...
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Can't install a bunch of packages starting with lib and ending in :i386[not actually a duplicate]

This is definitely NOT a duplicate. The "possible duplicate" I even said I tried in the original question. As for anything else, well, 16 comments and 1 answer that didn't work. It's clearly not a ...
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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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how to test if the apt cache is up to date with bash

I'm searching a way to test in a bash script if a cache update is needed (to avoid unnecessary apt-get update when the apt-cache have been updated recently). can someone help me?
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Failed to fetch [duplicate]

Am getting this error when am trying to update using T command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Fetched 1,338 kB in 38s (34.9 kB/s) W: http://ppa.launchpad.net/ffmulticonverter/...
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Unable to install most major packages; Unmet dependencies and cannot be fixed [duplicate]

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, and it seems that most major packages I attempt to install (among them being Skype, Steam/Steam-Launcher, WINE, etc.), give an "unmet dependencies" ...
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How to completly remove php libraries?

I use zsh. when I try to upgrade the system, some packages related to php pop up, I want to remove them sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Unable to view or edit etc/apt/sources.list

I am trying to follow these instructions to permit new updates of an opensource GIS software program to take place on my Ubuntu: http://qgis.org/en/site/forusers/alldownloads.html#ubuntu I used nano ...
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problem with installing apps and updating software sources

When I have try to install new software through terminal such as: sudo apt-get install nethogs I get the following error: E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try ...
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Download the latest version of python-pip using apt-get

Ubuntu 12.04 Python 2.7 apt 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.17 for amd64 compiled on Jun 13 2014 17:42:13 When I run sudo apt-get install python-pip It installs a a very old version. $ pip --version pip 1.0 ...
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Apache Ant downgrade

I need Apache Ant 1.8 on my Ubuntu 14. But there is only one version available: $ apt-cache madison ant ant | 1.9.3-2build1 | http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages ...
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Create Win8.1 USB without WinUSB [duplicate]

I am in need of creating a Windows 8.1 Pro USB bootable. I've tried googling for solutions and all returned Winusb. Upon installing winusb, these errors shows up on the CLI input sudo apt-get update: ...
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“GPG Error: Clearsigned file isn't valid” When Installing Mongodb

I am trying to install mongodb using the instructions provided on this page. http://thecodebarbarian.wordpress.com/2013/07/22/introduction-to-the-mean-stack-part-one-setting-up-your-tools/ I get to ...
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How do I update a single PPA instead of all of them?

For example, I have ppa:skunk/pepper-flash and only want to update it instead of the whole apt-get update. Is there something like for example apt-get update ppa:skunk/pepper-flash that I can use?
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Apt indicator: 'Error:BrokenCount>0' [duplicate]

I am getting the following error in the top menu bar: An error occurred. Please run the Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message ...
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Problem with desktop environments ubuntu [duplicate]

Ok so here is the problem in short: I run ubuntu 14.04 LTS with two desktop environments: Gnome which i usually use and spectrwm. I removed gnome (followed instructions from somewhere) and left out ...
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Can't install VLC package from the PPA “The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available” [duplicate]

Since I installed Ubuntu I was unable to install video Codecs I get the following errors: The following packages have unmet dependencies: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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how do I downgrade google chrome?

Presumably after an update, google chrome has very serious problems with page rendering. I want to downgrade it. (Switching to vmlinuz.old and initrd.img.old did not help). $ apt-cache policy google-...
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Added PPA, can't get updated packages

Alright, I'm no so much a ubuntu novice, but this one has me pulling my hair out. I've done this a MILLION times before, but this time something is just not working. I have added 2 PPA's: ppa:xorg-...
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“package libmono-security4.0-cil is not ready for configuration” how to make it ready?

I'm getting this error New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? And other than this error message ...
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cannot install lxml in virtualenv (python)

I cannot install lxml. In system i have python-lxml package, but i need other... Please help, if you can - my task is install lxml for development in virtual enviroment using virtualenv. I found this ...
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apt server certificate verification with a valid certificate

I'm attempting to make a private apt repo. Its going to be served over https and its located at https://repo.signalvine.com. It is also going to be using basic auth, which I setup as deb https://...
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How to both display a command line's output on console and save the output into a text file?

How can I run sudo apt-get install by BOTH seeing the process of installation (long in my case) and saving its output into a text file ?
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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/...
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How do I check services requiring a restart (of services, not the machine) by installing updates to other packages

If I run sudo apt-get upgrade then I get shown a list of packages and if any of these are services, they may need to be restarted (which is done automatically when installing the updates). How can I ...
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gstreamer bad plugin of file .dep are not allowing me to install any software

For any install in ubuntu It is giving the same error. How can I remove all these gstreamer package errors? The error is installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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sudo apt-get update cannot resolve servers, but I can ping them

For the last few days, when I run sudo apt-get update, it fails because some of the hosts cannot be resolved. However, I can ping them, so they definitely are getting resolved. My internet is working ...
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why build-essential failed?

I cannot found solution for this problem: constantia@constantia:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Where is krb5_util on Ubuntu 14.04?

The crucial krb5_util command (http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/krb5-latest/doc/admin/admin_commands/kdb5_util.html#kdb5-util-8) doesn't seem to be available on Ubuntu 14.04 although it ships with 1.12.x ...
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How do I recover ubuntu package manager from unmet dependencies errors [closed]

I have gotten the package manager into the following situation and have tried all "automatic" fixes but they did not resolve it. The following packages have unmet dependencies. kolab-libcyrus-imap-...
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How do I get the latest automake?

This is very similar to http://askubuntu.com/questions/453660/warning-automake-1-11-is-probably-too-old On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I'm getting the following error message: WARNING: 'automake-1.14' is ...
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EC2: Should I restart when I get a “*** System restart required ***”? [duplicate]

When I log into my machines after an apt-get upgrades, I often get this message: System load: 0.06 Processes: 86 Usage of /: 28.3% of 7.75GB Users logged in: 0 ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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apt-get upgrade not fully installed but is ok, how to remove?

We use mariadb with galera. All works well, but every time we upgrade with sudo apt-get upgrade it thinks it fails to upgrade mariadb-server, but it does work fine. I think the issue is caused because ...
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Prevent apt-get remove from uninstalling related packages

I uninstalled some packages with apt-get remove. In addition to the selected packages the Okular document viewer was removed, which was running on my computer long before the other packages. Is there ...
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How to keep tor browser bundle updated

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I decided to install the tor browser bundle today. After some quick research online i discovered this article specifically discouraging users from using the Ubuntu packages as ...
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Error occured when apt-get update run

I tried to run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. And here is result: Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease Err http://...