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 view the changelog for a package in a PPA?

I understand that as apt-get changelog <package> gets its changelogs from changelog.ubuntu.com, running this command does not work to get the changelog for a package in a PPA, and the only real ...
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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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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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Keep old kernels

I am doing experiments with few Linux kernels, also I want to keep all the kernels on my system; I don't want then to be removed automatically. how do I achieve that? (NOTE: I have mounted /boot on ...
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Update and upgrade - review packages?

Previously I have always run apt-get update and apt-get upgrade without thinking about it, without any problems to my knowledge. It occurred to me that this seems a bit gung-ho. How can you trust that ...
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PPA Error in libreoffice-4-2 in ubuntu 15.04

I am getting the following error while running apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-4-2/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found
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Disk Space full while doing apt-get operation on Ubuntu 14.04

Im Trying to install new software on my Ubuntu 14.04, which is running uname -r 3.13.0-45-generic There are old kernals installed on my machine dpkg --list | grep linux-image rc ...
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VirtualBox is complaining that the kernel module is not loaded error in ubuntu

I am trying to setup vagrant in my aws ubuntu-trusty-14.04-amd64-server i installed vagrant and virtualbox , now am trying the command vagrant up getting following error VirtualBox is ...
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Slow ubuntu mirrors in AWS

We are currently having some very serious issues with VM's started in eu-west-1 region in AWS. The machines are started from cannonical AMI (ami-77057e00). The repositories configured are: ...
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aptitude - Can't find a source to download version

I have a bash script running on 14.04 that uses apt-get commands to download specific packages from any Debian repository I specify. I am running into an issue where if I don't explicitly set the ...
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If I install a python package with `apt-get`, can I upgrade it later with `pip`?

I installed a python package (django) using sudo apt-get install python-django. Now I want to upgrade to the latest version. Should I run sudo pip install -U django, or should I uninstall first the ...
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duplicate source list entry

After installing google chrome beta version, when i used (sudo apt-get update) this command, gives me below prompt. Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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How to fix apt after doing easy_install pip?

I ran into the following error while using pip: "pip stops with ImportError for request-Modul" I read on a forum that an easy solution was to just apt-get remove pip and then to do easy_install pip. ...
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Cannot install sudo apt-get install grive-tools

I want to install grive-tools But I get this message The following packages have requirements not met: grive tools: Requirements: grive (> = 0.3) but 0.2.0-1.1build2 will be installed E: Unable ...
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Cannot update apt-get due to 404 error

I got errors on update apt-get $ apt-get update [...] Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found [...] W: Failed to fetch ...
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i-nex package problem during installation any package via apt-get

I'm trying to install some package and got an error related to i-nex package. # apt-get install yum Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done yum ...
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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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Apt-get fails to upgrade “python-samba” on Ubuntu 14.10

I've already searched on google, but I haven't found a solution that works for me yet. As I recently booted into my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (I have set up a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a second ...
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error in installation of gcc on ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install gcc on a ubuntu machine but got the following errors: t@lab45:~# apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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Type 'sudo' is not known in source list

I'm a first time Linux user. My laptop wasn't connecting to the wifi so I followed the instructions from this link. On typing sudo apt-get update after that, I got this error: E: Type 'sudo' is not ...
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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 [on hold]

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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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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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 .