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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Errors were encountered while processing: android-studio

Whenever I install a new software or I use update command on the terminal i always get this error message and update is also interrupted. what do i do? I encounter the following error message- ...
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Error : The following packages have unmet dependencies

When I try and install anything on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I get an error that disables me to install anythig. Even installing something from the app store doesn't work. Here is The error message I get ...
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I can't download anything on 16.04 LTS

When I try to download anything at all through the terminal on 16.04, it doesn't finish something as I do this command: sudo apt-get install kdenlive. It then tells me Unmet Dependencies. Try 'apt-get ...
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Can't install udisks on Lubuntu (Package 'udisks' has no installation candidate)

When I try to run this command: misha@acer-laptop:/dev$ sudo apt-get install udisks I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Can't uninstall package filename too long

For some package installations on my Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu 16, I was seeing errors like: Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ... /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/...
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Errors were encountered while processing: python-pkg-resources

I was trying to install the packages: sudo apt-get install -y network-manager cron unattended-upgrades avahi-daemon ros-kinetic-ros-base python-rosdep but this failed with the error: Errors were ...
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Dell XPS + openssh-server

I've just taken delivery of a Dell XPS 13 notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I set out to install SSH and found and installed openssh-client from the repositories with no problem. But when I try to ...
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Unable to update on Ubuntu 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3 [duplicate]

Running sudo apt-get update in Ubuntu 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3, gives me the error: Hit:1 http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-raspi2/ppa-rpi3/...
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Update notification for user-modified package

For a long time I had a copy of Xournal 0.4.8 which I had modified; update notifications and aptitude never proposed that I "update" it to the repository version (or actually to the version in this ...
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How can I get a list of all packages available for a specific version of Ubuntu (not necessarily the one I have installed)?

I can get a list of all available packages and their details using the following command: apt-cache search . Which outputs a list of packages which looks like this: i 0ad - Real-...
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does umake update its applications automatically?

Will the applications I install through ubuntu-make update themselves automatically? Like when I install something with apt-get or like when I add a repository.
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Error while doing sudo apt-get update

I always get the following errors when I do sudo apt-get update. How do I fix them? W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/partner i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/...
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I want to create a local repository and want to share it via samba over the LAN

In my LAN network, I want to create a local repository and want to share it in LAN with the help of samba so other users can update, install, upgrade packages off-line. I have tried apt-mirror method ...
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Hash Sum mismatch on installing kvm

I have laptop with amd64. I enabled virtual device from bios. When I am trying to install kvm using: $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils I am getting error ...
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subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)

I'm trying to install the package: libhdf5-serial-dev using the following terminal command: sudo apt-get install libhdf5-serial-dev This gives me the following output: Reading package lists... ...
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Can someone help me figure out how to get rid of the 'E:Type '*' error? [duplicate]

So, I recently purchased an ASUS x55c laptop and have been attempting to update/upgrade it since I've received it (running Ubuntu 14.04). Unfortunately, an error kept popping up reading: E: Type '...
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Ubuntu Desktop 15.04 Installing openssh-server : missing dependencies

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 15.04 in a VM. I chose this version as opposed to using the Server image just to have a pretty GUI to click. Upon checking, there isn't an SSH server installed ...
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Can't connect to some (not all) repository servers

I have some head crunch issues with updating my Ubuntu 12.04 server system. When I issue the following command (as root): apt-get update ...nothing happens and after a while apt-get gives up with ...
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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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Need help “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

There are lots of "add-apt-repository" posts out there, but I think I have seen and tried the solutions in most of them. I am trying to install Java on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Some searching lead to the ...
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trying to upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 but I got error

I tried to do it but I got these massages which are and also
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Everytime I use a sudo command it says >>>/etc/sudoers.d/90-cloudimg-ubuntu: syntax error near line 1<<<

I got the following error while using the sudo apt-get update command. :~$sudo apt-get update /etc/sudoers.d/90-cloudimg-ubuntu: syntax error near line 1 <<< sudo: parse error in /etc/...
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Is there a good definitive source for setting up an apt repo? [on hold]

After reading a lot of documentation and hours of experimenting, I have set up an apt repository, but it was a painful process, and the documentation left something to be desired. I still have some ...
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Unable to install ubuntu 16.04 updates

Month before I have upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and now I am getting error while installing updates, error is "Failed to download package files", all updates able to download 100% except 'gcc-5' ...
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apt equivalent of `brew doctor`?

I recently ran the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y on an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. There were some conflicts between some of the dependencies of kubuntu-desktop and some of the ...
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How to install desktop and VNC?

I am trying to install desktop and VNC but I keep getting errors.. So first I execute: sudo apt-get update then: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but I keep getting this errors: Setting up ...
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VirtualEnv + Apt + Python3 Issue

VirtualEnv + Apt + Python3 Issue On 14.04 I've got an interesting problem trying to import a module. I have python3 and python3-apt installed and I can verify this with the following: chalbersma@...
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Oracle-Java8-Installer: No installation candidate

I'm trying to install Oracle Java 8 on my Ubuntu Server (16.04 LTS, fully updated, x64). I followed this (very simple) guide: http://www.webupd8.org/2014/03/how-to-install-oracle-java-8-in-debian.html ...
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When I run the command sudo apt-get update , I found an error on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

yugasalabs-26@yugasalabs-26:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for yugasalabs-26: Fetched 94.5 kB in 1s (61.3 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done W: Target Packages (partner/...
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14.0.4 LTS can not do anything

I have a new distro of LTS Ubuntu on a 4 GB flash drive. Nothing has been installed because from minute 1 I can not download anything. I have downloaded Teamviewer and can not install via Software ...
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Numpy broken in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have instaled packages "python-numpy" on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Unfortunately, the package is broken: >>> import numpy Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <...
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How do i fix dependency issue with apport and apt-get (ubuntu 16.04 upgraded from 14.04)

I'm having trouble with dependencies and apt-get upgrade. I've looked around and tried a group of approches from this site and other stuff found on google. b@asus:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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upgrade process stuck for too long while Preparing to unpack …/mysql-server-5.7_5.7.12-0ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb

I tried to do upgrade and its been unpacking for too long (20 minutes) is it normal?, not responding to ctrl+C too.What to do next? shubhendu@shubhendu-HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC:/opt$ sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu Software 16.04 not opening

Ubuntu Software is not opening "On click" icon blinks and then goes inactive. Does not open any window. How can I reinstall Ubuntu Software. Did a synaptic update and encountered the following ...
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How to remove a package from the list of packages to be installed in apt-get?

After I tried installing vim using apt-get install, apt-get keeps giving me a segmentation fault while trying to install vim-runtime. I'm pretty sure it's just with that one specific package, and ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code(1)

I encounter the error in the above title whenever I try to run sudo apt-get and I can't figure out why. For example: Setting up python-gobject-2 (2.28.6-12ubuntu1) ... /var/lib/dpkg/info/python-...
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Does apt-get update keep Ubuntu version unchanged?

If I have an old version, say 12.04 LTS, installed on my little rooted tablet, and never want to upgrade the version (14.04 is big and XCB window response is sluggish), can I run apt-get update on the ...
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Error with Packages [duplicate]

I had this big red circle with a white minus sign on my notification bar something like this. An error occurred please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to ...
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Having Trouble Installing MongoDB for setting up Deployd on Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty 84bit

I'm following this process: http://terraltech.com/how-to-setup-deployd-on-ubuntu-server/ And EVERYTHING goes fine without a hitch, then I get to this section: mongo shell And it says that mongo ...
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Do held kernel packages upgrade when HW specific/used updates are present in the changes list?

I held the Kernel so while updating, the newer kernel version weren't marked for installation until yesterday. It is a security update so I know is recommended to do this update but the question is ...
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Apt-get issues removing redmine from ubuntu 16.04

yugasalabs-26@yugasalabs-26:~$ sudo apt-get remove redmine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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apt-get generally fails, with software packages and with update

I am running a VM of Ubuntu server 14.04.4 using virtual box. I have configured the network to be in "bridged adapter" config. I have manually assigned IP of the same address as the network the host ...
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Running apt-get update returns “<package> is configured multiple times” [duplicate]

I get these errors when I run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 16.04: $ sudo apt-get update Fetched 94.5 kB in 1s (53.8 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done W: Target Packages (partner/...
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Purging purging - and then problems? [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 in a virtual machine, testing it out for me to then install it as my main OS. I have purging from it the things I believe I do not need, carefully analyzing what can be purged ...
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compilation terminated: Package linphone was not found in the pkg-config search path [duplicate]

In trying to compile helloworld.c for linphone, I get: thufir@mordor:~/sip$ thufir@mordor:~/sip$ gcc -o helleworld helloworld.c $(pkg-config --libs --cflags linphone) Package linphone was not found ...
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apt-get source linux-image-3.19.0-26-generic, but got 3.19.0-61 in fact

I installed ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso Version Operation. I follow the steps below from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) $ uname -r 3.19....
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dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure)

I am getting the following error when I remove, autoremove, install, upgrade etc.. via terminal and also software updater. The sudo apt-get autoremove result is given below. The error says dpkg error ...
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What does “N.B. software” refer to in a /etc/apt/sources.list?

In my trusty sources.list I see these comments: ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any ##...
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How do I install newer Python versions using apt-get?

How can I install a newer version of Python using apt-get? Obviously I realise I can install using the source tar ball, however I would prefer not to install from source and instead use the package ...