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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How to make my server email me when there are security updates?

There's obviously a way to check to see when an update is a security update. I often get greeted by a motd that says "there are N security updates." What I'd like to do is have my server email me a ...
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Complete Uninstall of Rhythmbox

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one of the Dell project Sputnik computers, and I'm finding it rather difficult to get rid of Rhythmbox from my system entirely. From looking around on the web, I've ...
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Is it safe to manually perform 'apt-get update' 's operation?

I am trying to keep one my systems up-to-date. The intended target is Not Connected to the internet. Am trying to get all the needed info from another machine with internet access. After a bit of ...
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apt-get remove indicator-bluetooth removes lot of packages

I want to remove indicator-bluetooth, but it shows me, that all will be removed? indicator-bluetooth ubuntu-desktop unity-control-center unity-control-center-signon webaccounts-extension-common ...
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How can I fix application installer?

I recently tried to install code:blocks using the 64 bit binary from this link, and it was apparently the worst thing in the world I could have done to my machine. I ended up not able to install the ...
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Unable to do any sort of apt-get: Unmet Dependencies

I am trying to do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. The first command runs fine without problems but the upgrade returns with the following : Reading package lists... Done ...
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can we do install everything from repo?

can we do apt-get install * (install everything the repo has), if so, how many GB it would require?
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No updates for 14.10

When I look at cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=utopic DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 14.10" But my /etc/apt/sources.list is already all vivid (15.04) ...
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How can I safely revert libglapi-mesa version?

Currently I cannot install some software. sudo apt-get install vlc gives Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Error dependency is not satisfiable yad(>=0.24.1)

I am trying to install newsup (http://newsupapp.weebly.com) but I get this error. error dependency is not satisfiable yad(>=0.24.1) I get this error in gdebi and the software center. I have ...
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How to fix problems with following packages

I tried to install AmberTool. But when I followed the installation manual system told me to install the following dependencies: sudo apt-get install csh flex gfortran g++ xorg-dev \ zlib1g-dev ...
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Error when trying to install wine1.6

04 , and i want to install wine1.6 since it the latest stable version , i tried from the command line sudo apt-get install wine1.6 Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites ...
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java on xfce4 (package has no installation canadate!?)

So i wanted to get minecraft on my chromebook but i need java for that so i go to my terminal and type: sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk...and it says: package 'sun-java6-jdk' has no ...
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How do I fix the GPG error “NO_PUBKEY”?

I added some extra repositories with the Software Sources program. But when I reload the package database, I get an error like the following: GPG error [...] NO_PUBKEY [...] I know I can fix ...
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apt-get -f install suggests removing python2.7 and installing python3

Since I have some dependencies problems (I am trying to install mysql-workbench in a Ubuntu 12.04), I tried to run sudo apt-get -f install. However, the output looks very scary, since it suggests ...
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ARM ubuntu fails to get certain packages

I have ARM ubuntu running under a chroot and everything seems to be set up and working well, however when I go to install certain packages I end up with failing to fetch errors, this does not happen ...
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when i trying install cunkey installer following problem is occured

when i trying install cunkey installer following problem is occured sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa You are about to add the following PPA to your system: More info: ...
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Error messages on the terminal when installing Wine on Ubuntu 12.04

ive just found interest and information in Ubuntu and its benefits. Thing is that im a studying vb.net programmer and a hobbyist of other programming languages. I downloaded the wine package 1.4 and ...
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sbuild error: Only one build is permitted

I am trying to build a package for ubuntu trusty using sbuild, but few dependencies are available in vivid repo. So, I added the vivid repo with --extra-repository tag with sbuild command. But I am ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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How to install a newer version of libav than what is in the repos

I'm currently running debian 7 wheezy, but the package management system is the same as ubuntu so I thought I'd ask here. I'm trying to install at least version 9.x of libav. The current version in ...
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Uninstalled multiple package, need help recovering

I was trying to uninstall LibreOffice from my Ubuntu 15.04 running Xfce. I typed the following command in the Terminal: sudo apt-get --purge libre* It took a while before I realised that the ...
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How apt-get install some certain version of CMake?

How can I install some certain version of CMake via apt-get install ? Is there any limitation in ubuntu 12.04 about CMake version?
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python-gi referencing wrong headers

I'm trying to use gtk+ with python in Linux Mint 17. After trying the jhbuild method of building the gtk libraries for python, I tried to install from the Debian repositories and I tried to install ...
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Ubuntu Tweak doesn't want to install

I use that commands in Ubuntu 15.04: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak When I run sudo apt-get update I get this error message: W: ...
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Use apt-get to install packages newer than Ubuntu release

I've been experimenting with an Amazon Ubuntu instance running 14.04 and am using python3-pandas package, which for this release is version 0.13.1, which is quite a ways behind the current version of ...
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Does someone knows how to fix this installation bug in ubuntu?mysql-server-5.6 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I'm trying to remove mysql-workbench. But everytime when I try to remove something related with mysql, I get this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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OpenJDK 1.7 does not install on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The OpenJDK 1.7 JDK cannot be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The machine is running on AWS sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk results in: the following packages have unmet ...
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Installing Anaconda python on ubuntu

How to install anaconda python on ubuntu? https://store.continuum.io/cshop/anaconda/ Is there a way to apt-get install it? I only have command line access to my server, how do i install anaconda ...
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sudo apt-get install blabla --fix-missing

I have a little problem when installing the package, there is an error --fix-missing and after sudo apt-update no problem and try to install again and all normal out every install package What is ...
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Failed to fetch PPA launchpad [duplicate]

when I am updating my ubuntu using sudo apt-get update, I got the error like below Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [12.1 kB] Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
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apt-get update stuck at Get:67 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise-proposed/universe Translation-en [3,990 B]

I have tried changing the mirrors , but still , every time it stucks . I am not able to update successfully , please help .
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Are all those autoremove s equivalent?

Suppose I want to autoremove packageA in terminal. I can do sudo apt-get remove packageA sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove packageA sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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How do I select a PPA build?

There is this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/ubuntu/php5-oldstable I added it to my lucid system with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable but it doesn't seem to provide any ...
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Dependancy problem with Owncloud installation

According to Seafile manual, I try a Owncloud installation on Ubuntu 14.04 with apt-get install update apt-get install owncloud I have a dependency problem and I'm jam. Reading package lists... ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

I tried asking many times on few Ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some lines, apt-get update ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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Can I fix package metadata locally? [closed]

I have a dependency problem. A bunch of packages decided to depend on libgbm1 instead of libgbm1-lts-utopic at some point. What puzzles me is that libgbm1-lts-utopic does not provide libgbm1: $ ...
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Save *.deb files from var/cache/apt/archives folder for future installation

How can I store away the *.deb files from var/cache/apt/archives directory for future installation in case I need to reinstall the OS in ubuntu 11.10. I tried copying and saving away but after OS ...
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Ubuntu update failed because of forced ads from ISP [duplicate]

Sudo apt-get update never finished, giving "GPG Error bla bla InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)" I believe the culprit is my ISP, they ...
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apt-mirror many repositories?

We're setting up an apt-mirror box to provide package access to machines that generally have no WAN. In mirror.list, I added the base ubuntu repositories as well as all the external deb repos we use ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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apt-get update failing with several 404 errors in oneiric [duplicate]

I have found many similar questions, tried all the fixes suggested : I checked my connection, and DNS I tried a different mirror (by replacing in sources.list by us.ubuntu...) but nothing seems to ...
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How to install updates via command line?

When I log into my web server via SSH I see the information: 88 packages can be updated. 80 updates are security updates I tried apt-get update then apt-get upgrade but each time I log in I still ...
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Error updating mailman

Received this error message today doing apt-get upgrade Setting up mailman (1:2.1.16-2ubuntu0.1) ... Looking for enabled languages (this may take some time) ... done. Removing unmodified files from ...
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apt-get install cinnamon forces install of python-opencv

I recently uninstalled the libopencv/python-opencv packages using apt in order to install a more recent version manually. But for some odd reason when removing python-opencv it uninstalled cinnamon ...
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Still can't install wine since Ubuntu 14.04

I have been reading countless questions regarding issues about Wine on 14.04, and despite all that, I still can't install/compile it on my machine. While you do have a lot of duplicate questions about ...
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unable to locate libcurl4-gnutls-dev:i386 on ubuntu14.04.3 [don't starve server]

And i need it for a don't starve server apt-get update && apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev:i386 Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Python error during MAAS upgrade

I tried to upgrade my MAAS installation like it was described in here: Upgrading MAAS from 1.5.4 to 1.7.0 or latest on ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error in one of the python scripts used during the ...