Questions about the Debian packaging format with the extension '.deb'. Packages for Ubuntu are provided in this format.

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How to build deb file for ubuntu (code: python3)? [on hold]

I just want to create installable file (.deb) for my local(ubuntu 16.04) use only. Don't want to upload on pypi. So how can i build .deb package from my python3 project. Thank you.
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Can't install .deb packages: Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>= 2.4) [closed]

This is my first day using the latest version of Ubuntu. I'm trying to install Teamviewer and Steam, but both have the same error. Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>= 2.4)
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How you install R 3.2.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I want to install a version of R that is newer than the one in the Ubuntu repos, but older than the most current CRAN version. (How to install/upgrade r-base describes how to install the latest ...
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Cannot install BytecoinWallet.deb

I downloaded the latest BytecoinWallet but for some reason it doesn't want to install. At first I gave it perms with: chmod 755 BytecoinWallet-1.0.11.amd64.deb After that I tried to install it ...
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How to add more files inside already packaged deb?

After creation of package for Windows and Mac now moving to ubantu for packaging using netbeans8.0.2 in ubantu 15.04 Package placed under package_path/dist/bundles/.deb When running deb with ...
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Proper way to create Debian package [closed]

I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm a web dev and have created html app using electron. There are a lot of instruction how to create a deb package. So now I have built a .deb package and can install it. However ...
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How to file a bug against the deb file format?

I want to file a bug report against the deb file format that Debian and Ubuntu use as an install file format. How can I do that? Where do I file the report?
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libqt5webchannel.so.5 missing or not found in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to create deb of QT 5.5 app which uses QT5 webkit and webkitwidgets in it. When I am trying to create deb with command "debuild -kMYGPGKEY" then it gives me below error. /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Can I download .deb packages with their dependencies automatically?

I have a new Ubuntu 12.04 that's not connected to the internet. So I download .deb files into my phone and send it to my PC via USB cable. But the dependencies that are required are giving me a real ...
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Dependency not satisfiable : libqtmultimediakit1

Lubuntu 16.04 I was trying to install screencloud from a deb file, but I got that error. How do I resolve this?
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how to make deb package version 2?

I am trying to build deb packages using deb version 2, I downloaded apache2_2.4.18-2ubuntu3_amd64.deb when I extracted it I found 3 files inside it. 1) control.tar.gz 2) data.tar.xz 3) debian-...
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Aircrack offline installation

I'm new to Ubuntu. And I was trying to hack my android hotspot with a wpa2-psk security. I tried to install aircrack manually by the .deb file but that didn't work. It gave me an error when I used ...
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Where is .deb package location after I run apt dist-upgrade on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am using Xubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I run sudo apt-get dist-upgrade in the Terminal there isn't any problem. After that, I want to copy the .deb file in /var/cache/apt/archives/ using Thunar file ...
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.Deb File Troubleshooting

Lately, I've been having trouble installing .Deb files. Whenever I try to install a .Deb file, the orange line that shows the installation process moves a little bit to the right, then the line ...
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What files to upload when submitting a debian package to Ubuntu Store

I'm going to submit my debian package to Ubuntu Store. When I submit my app there is a link "See What am I expected to upload?" that goes to http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/my-apps-packages/ that ...
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.deb packages not working [closed]

I want to install Sublime Text, I downloaded the .deb but when I click install, it shows a progress bar and then comes back to install. There's no error messages at all.
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Build a debian without bazaar

I have an app that is already built into binary. I want to distribute it via my website. I find it difficult to build as Ubuntu Packaging guide have changed a lot since I checked last time. Am not ...
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“Hash Sum mismatch” on google-talkplugin

Very recently now, Google's repositories have been updated to fix the weak hash issue. After that, I am getting Hash Sum mismatch when I try to update the google-talkplugin: The following packages ...
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Do I have to create a new snap package everytime a dependency gets a security update?

If I create a snap package with lets say 5 dependencies. Do I have to create a new package version everytime a dependency gets a (security) update? I mean the advantage of .deb packages is that in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Install older .deb file that is not found in newer Ubuntu LTS

I am installing some VPN application on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but it ran into some issues. Later I found out that libjsoncpp0 is required for the VPN application to be successfully installed. I know the ...
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How to make a deb file which tells the system a reboot is required?

I plan to set up a PPA or perhaps submit my package to Debian, but there is something I really need to know, I understand that packages normally do something with /var/run/reboot-required and are ...
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Create a debian package with dependency to older version of python-cherrypy3 package

I have a program with a debian package in my personal repository that depends on python-cherrypy3. However, version 3.5.0 of python-cherrypy3 shipped with Ubuntu 16.04 has a serious unfixed bug that ...
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How i can build or upgrade golang on Ubuntu 12.04?

I use 12.04 and in repo Precise Golang-1. I dont want upgrade Ubuntu to 14 or 16. I find golang-1.6 and golang-1.7 in PPA, but this packages build without godoc. (1.7 build with another prefix, it ...
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dpkg Errors were encountered while processing

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my PC. I currently have a file A.deb. I want to install this file: If I do this: dpkg -i A.deb Output : dpkg: error: requested operation requires superuser ...
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How to convert a deb package to udeb

Following up on How to install squid-deb-proxy-client via preseed/early_command, I want to have a udeb of the squid-deb-proxy-client package. From reading the Debian wiki it seems it should be easy ...
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How can I install a subversion of gcc using a .deb file

Actually I have gcc version 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.3 installed on my PC. Now I need to install gcc version 4.8.2-10ubuntu1 instead. Everytime I try to install the other version, the compilation ...
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debian package upgrade issue: an error occurred, trying to overwrite files

We want to upgrade our debian packages. Currently for my testing, the older version is put in one old repository and the new version is put in another new repository. After the old one is installed,...
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Converting tar.gz, etc. to deb

I was wondering if it is safe and/or advisable to convert "zipped" files to "deb"? Same zipped files require extensive terminal usage just to attempt to install and mistakes can be easily made. I ...
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Python 3 AppIndicator3: What is the dependency?

I'm packaging an app I wrote in Python 3 which uses: from gi.repository import AppIndicator3 As I'm listing the dependencies, I have been unable to determine what package contains AppIndicator3. I ...
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How to update a manually installed software package properly (here: Simplenote)?

I have installed Simplenote 1.0.0 for Ubuntu by downloading the .deb file and using the command line as explained here. As there is no ppa for this app, a notification now explains that I could update ...
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How to create virtualbox.deb file after compililg Virtualbox OSE source package

I just want to manually create virtual box.deb file after successfully compiling the source code (Virtualbox-5.0.16.tar.bz2). I have done hardend build for compiling virtualbox and followed this link ...
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What is the difference between xdg-app and snaps?

GNOME Sandboxed Apps seems to be very similar to Ubuntu snap packages. What are the key differences between these formats? Like, GNOME Sandboxed Apps requires Wayland and therefore is inherently ...
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Is it possible to install the .snap application in an offline computer?

In DEB package, it is not possible to install an application in offline (in a computer which does not have any internet access). Because of the dependencies. In case of .snap, according to the OMG!...
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How to install curl package .deb file in ubuntu 16.04?

I download curl deb file from curl official site : https://curl.haxx.se/. I want to install curl deb file but meet this trouble: http://imgur.com/a/A8zQi Please tell e how to fix this trouble. I'm ...
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I cannot install deb files with the software centre. What are the immediate workarounds? [duplicate]

I need to install .deb files - I've just updated and I need my programmes. However, due to a High priority (yet unassigned) bug, I cannot. Meta discussion of shipping with bugs aside, how can I ...
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can't install third party .deb packages with the new ubuntu software app (ubuntu 16.04 ) [duplicate]

The new Ubuntu Software Center - GNOME Software - fails to install any .deb package, e.g., Steam, Google Chrome, etc. When I double click the package the 'Ubuntu software' opens but when I press ...
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What is the Snap packaging format?

I have a very little knowledge about the 'Snap packaging format'. What I know is that 'Snap' is an alternative packaging format like .deb. What I don't know is Why did Canonical chose it? What ...
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How to create a debian/control file that differs based on Ubuntu release?

I have great deal of source code that we maintain, producing many different Ubuntu packages. All of these packages need to build on Ubuntu LTS releases from 08.04 forward. (Yes, I know these are old ...
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Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04

This bug has now been fixed upstream. An update has been issued. If you still cannot install, ensure you have updated fully, and then restart your computer. I am trying to install downloaded DEB ...
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How to Install google-talkplugin deb in Ubuntu 16.04

I need to install this plugin in Ubuntu 16.04: https://www.google.com/tools/dlpage/hangoutplugin In previous versions of Ubuntu, I easily installed this plugin, but I cannot get it to install on 16....
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Where can I download the chrome i386 deb file? [duplicate]

Where can I download the Chrome i386 deb file? Google does not allow installing Chrome 32 bit from its web anymore. I am running xubuntu 15.10
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install a package in deb file

I created a bash script with various customization in config files in my.cnf of mysql and other things. I need to create a deb package where I need to install mysql-server,mysql-client at first. I ...
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How do I update an application manually?

Two cases: I have installed an application directly using the .deb file. Now there is a new version (i.e. new .deb file). How do I update the current version (and not install the new version in ...
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Purging custom .deb package through script exits suddenly

I am a developer, who sometime works on deployment related things. I am using Jenkins to auto-deploy my application to an ubuntu 14.04 machine. My application is packaged as .deb and some supporting ...
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What compiler flags are used to build the binaries in the official ubuntu .deb packages?

The author of the question What flags are used to compile debian stable packages? points out that Ubuntu has a default (fixed?) set of compiler flags that are used to built the binary files contained ...
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Compiler flags: deb package vs. source packet

Are the binaries in a .deb package compiled with the the same flags that are used when you Take a vanilla ubuntu installation without any changes (this is relevant for the effect of ./configure), ...
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How to create .deb package without packages for the dependencies available?

At the moment, I am diving into the .deb packaging system. I'm very new to this, so I have a question to you because I couldn't find an accurate answer on other sites. Assume I'd like to create a (...
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Why debuild and CMake are not including installed files into the package?

Making a test package: #!/bin/bash export DEBEMAIL="test@email.com" export DEBFULLNAME="Test" mkdir gbp-test-0.1 cat <<-EOM > gbp-test-0.1/CMakeLists.txt cmake_minimum_required (VERSION 2....
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See what debconf do to configuration files

Some packages will run debconf when you install them. Based on the input you enter in the dialogs, some configuration files will be change before installation ends. How can I see what actions debconf ...
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How to add .desktop icon under program list?

I created a deb file for ubuntu and I can add the program under Sound & Video. But when I try to add icon for it , it show no icon image . My dbr.desktop file content is : [Desktop Entry] ...