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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Bump into error when i apt-get upgrade?

when i try to sudo apt-get upgrade i ended up with this error..! The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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apt-get: No such file or directory

i don't know why i suddenly can't do something with apt-get such as sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get install blabla this is output for uname -a : Linux adelleodel-X450CC 3.16.0-30-generic ...
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Package workrave not working under 14.04.3

I installed the workrave using sudo apt-get install workrave. The I tried to start workrave from the Konsole but I get the error workrave: symbol lookup error: ...
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Consequences of using apt-get in ubuntu touch

I have just received my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. I have been playing around with it and find that it is just what I expected it to be. One of the great things about it is a full ubuntu stack, ...
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Unable to install “quickly” on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

When running: sudo apt-get install quickly To install quickly I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate ...
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apt-get upgrade error with npm on Beaglebone

I have a brand new Beablebone and OS : Linux beaglebone 3.8.13-bone79 #1 SMP Tue Oct 13 20:44:55 UTC 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux everything flushed and nothing else installed and when I do apt-get ...
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Where can I find a Swift 2.6.0 package?

I'm facing this Swift bug, which is fixed in the 2.6.0 release of Swift, on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I'm looking for a deb package of swift object server in version 2.6.0. As far as I know, ...
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Install Everpad - unmet dependencies - libgtk2.0-0 (= 2.24.23-0ubuntu1) but 2.24.23-0ubuntu1.1 is to be installed

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu but keen on coming to grips with it. I've tried to install Everpad on Ubuntu 14.04. The repository was added to source.list and the repository key was registered as well. ...
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Uninstall every program that I've installed

I'm triying to make a bash file to uninstall every program that I've installed, but I don't know how to do it, is there any specific command to list every program that I've installed manually or ...
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apt-get not working behind socks proxy

I am trying to connect a Ubuntu 12.04 machine to a socks proxy server. I have my 192.168.30.0/24 lan, and dante socks proxy server is running on 192.168.30.134:1018. I have also an pfsense router on ...
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Application (tvheadend) not updating

I have TVheadend running on a Ubuntu server. The problem is I want to update to the latest unstable release version but I'm having some problems. When I check the version in the GUI and using ...
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Error processing package libsofia-sip-ua-glib3

Due to errors because of full disk space maybe some packages were not installed while upgrading from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. Adding or removing any program leaves me with an error : dpkg: ...
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Bluetooth package problems

When I did sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got Setting up bluez (5.35-0ubuntu2) ... Job for bluetooth.service failed because the control process exited with error code. ...
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Install python 3.5 on vivid using apt-get

How can I install Python 3.5 on 15.04 Vivid using apt-get? Obviously I realise I can install Python 3.5 using the source tar ball, however I would prefer not to install from source and instead use ...
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Show apt-get installed packages history via commandline?

Is there a way to show the history of installed packages that were installed by apt-get via commandline?
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Removed package i should probably not have done (libffi6)

So i got a conflict in packages that required different versions of libffi6 package. So i removed this package and tried to reinstall it. Probably should not have done that is a lot of programs where ...
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teach apt-get to not complain about a particular package

I need to have xpra 0.15.10 installed on my system because the version that comes with trusty doesn't work. Now I downloaded the binary from http://xpra.org/#download which generally works fine only ...
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Package managers stuck at Dependency Problems

So I have 2 package managers: apt; aptitude Aptitude says: forcemagic@mate-pc:/$ sudo aptitude install The following NEW packages will be installed: python-setuptools The following packages will ...
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sudo apt-get install showing error

sudo apt-get install shows the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not ...
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How do I install the latest version of Git with apt?

I read about a security flaw in Git, which was fixed in version 2.2.1. I currently have Git 2.1.0 on my system (Ubuntu 14.10), and tried to reinstall it with apt. However, apt told me that I currently ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

i have seen this in older versions, but no solutions have helped i don't want to re install Linux because i am already on 14.04 below is my sources.list sorry can't post links, i don't have enough ...
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Debian's Depend: tag doesn't work with apt-get

Package A_0.0_all.deb's control file contains a dependency on Package B 0.0: Depends: B (= 0.0) Package B_0.0_all.deb's control file has the version 0.0: Version: 0.0 Sitting in the same Debian ...
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Package always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded [on hold]

04 and it always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded on updates and upgrades. Here's an output for upgrade.. kappa@keepo:~/Project/lisp/on$ sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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Install ubuntu-desktop dependencies problem

I have added this repository ppa:gurqn/systray-trusty to my Ubuntu 14.04. After this I performed an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. But soon after I decided to remove installed packages from ...
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Dependecies error when trying to insatll wine

When I do sudo apt-get install wine I get all this errors Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Adding software source of “archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu Wily Main” in Trusty Tahr

I have ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed I would like to upgrade from evolution 3.10.4 to 3.16.5, I can install it from ppa:fta/gnome3 but I want to install the official build. for this I have added this ...
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Unmet dependencies, install -f looks scary

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64-bit I tried to install Lazarus (1.4.4) by downloading the .deb files and using sudo dpkg -i. However I think it tried to install them in the wrong order and I now get "unmet ...
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How to install Octave in Ubuntu 14.04 using terminal

sudo apt-get build-dep octave is not working. The error message is E: Build-Depends dependency for octave cannot be satisfied because the package automake cannot be found I have modified the ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.03 LTS -32bit problem with apt-get update

Hi my ubuntu server has problem to install packages and use the command sudo apt-get update Every site it tries to connect to I got a fail. But the server is connected to the network and I have a ...
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Octave installation failed on ubuntu 15.04

I tried to install octave using sudo apt-get install octave and I met with the following error Setting up octave (3.8.2-4) ... error: couldn't read directory /usr/local/share/octave/packages: No ...
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Why is this apt configuration necessary for installing Java on vagrant?

Here is my bootstrap.sh apt-get update apt-get install -y python-software-properties add-apt-repository -y ppa:webupd8team/java echo oracle-java7-installer shared/accepted-oracle-license-v1-1 select ...
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apt-get --force-yes: How to suppress further questions

Take the acroread or libpam-ldap packages as examples. Even when installed with apt-get --force-yes they still ask questions: acroread wants to know whether acrobat should be the standard PDF ...
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How to quickly get the reason for the most recent update of a package from the command-line?

Is there a command-line command I can run to quickly determine the reason for a package update? Ideally, a command that dumps a set of URLs to all of the relevant information. For example (it's a ...
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how install alien

i have ubuntu 14.04 , I will install Alien , if i do : sudo apt-get install alien libaio1 unixodbc vim the resultat is : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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dpkg: error processing package linux-signed-generic (--configure)

I am quite new to Linux so please excuse my ignorance. So I was just uninstalling a program and then I got this huge list of errors, I tried to read it through but I couldn't. Can anyone please help ...
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All installations extremely slow- 14.04

I had to re-install a fresh 14.04 LTS version. First of all, it took me a whole night(or nearby) to install it. Every installation of package (via ubuntu library or via sudo apt-get update ... sudo ...
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Told command dpkg cannot be found

On issuing the command sudo dpkg -i (package name) at chronos@localhost ~ $, I get the response sudo: dpkg: command not found. Anyone know why? I'm trying to load version 3 of network-manager and ...
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How to install pip (python) to user without root access

Right, fairly new here but here goes: I'm trying to install pip (python installer) to my username since I don't have root privileges and can't just sudo apt-get install python-pip. So what I've ...
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Dependency problems installing steam

I'm having some dependency trouble trying to install steam on Ubuntu 14.04. I got the steam-launcher.deb-Package from http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb and installed it: ...
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Failed to download repository information due to missing CDROM

When updating I got this error message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 11.10 _Oneiric Ocelot_ - Release amd64 (20111012)/dists/oneiric/main/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this ...
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apt-key add <file>; apt-get … keyserver timeout on same key

I'm behind a firewall (i have the proxy setup - just like in Why does add-apt-repository now fail to retrieve keys behind my proxy server, but I can update package lists and manually receive the ...
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How to totally remove the nginx from ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have un-install all the nginx related packages.(like this answer said http://askubuntu.com/a/457412/383308), after that I run the command below command gives nothing. sudo find / -name 'nginx' ...
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how to execute apt-get install -f without removing packages

I was advised by apt-get to run apt-get install -f but what I get is: $ sudo apt-get install -f [sudo] password for ron: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to install php5-phpdbg in Trusty (14.04)?

The package php5-phpdbg is not included in the universal repository of trusty. It is included from vivid and ahead as you can se here. So, how can I install phpdbg in Ubuntu 14.04?
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name of a ppa for ppa-purge

I know that exists the same question, but I think that in that question there isn't the answer. I have to purge some ppas, and I'm trying to use ppa-purge with this command: sudo ppa-purge ...
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Dependancy issues breaking apt-get

I believe I may have some dependancies installed of the wrong version for my system, because I keep getting errors whenever I try to use apt-get. For instance: sudo apt-get install minicom results ...
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E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found

I tried using sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https but it doesn't work for me. sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. sudo apt-get install ...
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apt-get update failure, unable to connect proxy addess

I have a dual boot (Windows 7 professional+ Ubuntu server 14.04) Dell Precision Tower 7810. The machine is connected to proxy server (http://192.168.128.1:8080) via LAN (static IP). My machine is ...
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Installing and older package on Ubuntu 15.10 (Older package on newer Distro issue)

I've recently done an fresh ubuntu install for 15.10 (wily) and now need to get some of my older packages running again. In my case I need to get TileMill working. When attempting to install normally ...
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Trouble downloading packages list due to a “Hash sum mismatch” error

When I check for updates, I get a "Failed To Download Repository Information" error. This is what comes up under details: W: Failed to fetch ...