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What to do about fatal error in texlive-latex-base-doc while installing Tesseract-OCR?

I have been trying to install the tesseract-ocr package from the Ubuntu Software Centre, Synaptic, GDebi, etc. and fail with this error: (synaptic:8826): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: ...
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How do I fix these unmet dependency errors showing up in apt-get?

I'm doing some development work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and today I messed up my APT system and can't seem to fix it. The problem started when I was trying to get a specific custom built version of clang ...
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i can't install the updates [on hold]

i'm using elementary luna OS and whenever i try this command "apt-get install -f" on my terminal i get this lines error: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libxvidcore-dev:i386: ...
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DPKG is not responding [on hold]

I was installing wine in my Ubuntu 14.04. I got a pop-up and It was not responding . So, I have closed the Terminal. Then after when ever I am trying to execute sudo apt-get install then I am getting ...
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Can not delete the old linux-image-

Can not delete the old linux-image-.... Tried sudo apt-get --purge remove linux-image-3.13.0-32-generic But I'm having error (Reading database ... 278185 files and directories currently ...
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Clearing from queue packages without downloading/installing them

I made the mistake of trying to install the wrong version of a program using a downloaded .deb file. It hung up partways because of unresolvable dependencies, and I had to close the shell window to ...
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Unable to reset the dpkg

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I have tried to install wine Mean while my system got hanged So, I have close the command prompt. While, Installing 2nd time, I got an error status was unable to open like ...
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dpkg processing issues

I have been trying to install a few prog and it doesn't seem to work. For example with skype, I use the sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.de and it all seems to work fine apart from ...
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'' dpkg -l '' shows the list begin with p but not any previous alphabet

when i use this command '' dpkg -l '' output of terminal is like bellow ii python-gobject 2.28.6-12bui amd64 deprecated static Python bindings ii python-gst0.10 0.10.22-3ubu amd64 ...
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unable to install anything on ubuntu 14.10 with apt-get says files list file for package 'libgnutls-deb0-28:amd64' is missing final newline

when I try to install anything with apt-get its showing same error for all I just installed, nothing yet install yet user@system:~$ sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Xubuntu apt-get Errors

when i try to use the command apt-get update these errors appear: E: No se pudo abrir el fichero de bloqueo «/var/lib/apt/lists/lock» - open (13: Permiso denegado) E: No se pudo bloquear el ...
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Apache2 is not running

dpkg: error processing package openstack-dashboard-ubuntu-theme (--remove): subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1 Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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Dropbox Installation Broken, Laptop Running Hot - unable to Update [duplicate]

I'm having few problems with Ubuntu 12.04. This occurred after trying to install dropbox. Now, I'm unable to install dropbox or any update. I've tried following commands, but it doesn't fix anything. ...
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Problem while upgrading (dependency problems)

When i try to upgrade with apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, i get this log: Click here for the log It says that there are some problem with the dependencies of these packages: udev ...
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Mobo problems? Multiple failures in multiple OS's

I recently put together my first build and loaded it up with the most recent Ubuntu 14. Everything was working untill 1 package wouldn't install; ttfmscorefonts. I installed it but about halfway ...
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package system broken (14.04)

I tried installing Google Earth this morning using this code: Terminal Commands: sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 libglib2.0-0:i386 libsm6:i386 libglu1-mesa:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libxext6:i386 ...
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Perl may be unconfigured?

Hi I have error when I want to install,remove or configure my package this is the error debconf: Perl may be unconfigured (Can't locate Debconf/Log.pm in @INC (you may need to install the ...
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How do I create a local repository accessible from a local chroot environment for O/S building?

I am interested in building my own custom Ubuntu remix, and have been doing so with the Ubuntu Mini Remix ISO. To do this, I mount the disk image and chroot into it, in a manner similar to this ...
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Dependency problems after a partial upgrade to 14.04 LTS

I tried to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04LTS and I had a partial upgrade. Since then I can't do any installation or upgrade because of the dependency problem. Can any one help me solve that? Here's what ...
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How to install MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.10?

After unsuccessful installation of the latest version of MariaDB through repository that is offered by official page (for Ubuntu 14.04) I've tried to install mariadb-5.5 which is already included in ...
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dpkg error while trying to extract a file

I am getting an error while trying to extract a package and I have no idea why this is happening Is the data corrupted ? sudo dpkg -x ti-openmpacc_1.1.1_cortexa15hf-vfp-neon.ipk /evmk2h_nfs/ ...
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How to create multiple debian packages using the same debian directory

I am packaging an application in my PC for installation/distribution purposes. I have created the package successfully using dpkg facility in ubuntu 12.04. Now I need to create multiple packages ...
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Xboxdrv driver corrupt. Will not let me install, or remove

PLEASE NOTE! I know this same question has already been asked, however none of the answer found on this site solved my problem! I have already gone through multiple answers on this site, and even ...
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apt-mark Holding a pacakge to a major version (not a specific minor)

I want to hold versions of packages on my servers to prevent breaking changes in infrastructure from breaking our code (Changes from mongodb 2.4 to 2.6 for example..) I know I can (for example) ...
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New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now?

This is the details I get when the package operation fails if I click repair: installArchives() failed: E: Cannot get debconf version. Is debconf installed? debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: No ...
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Unable to install software--Getting error code 1

I am unable to install any new software, and any apt-get command returns error code 1. In the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the error "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with ...
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Error installing applications

I've installed a Ubuntu live install with persistence mode on a USB stick using Linux Live USB creator. (Windows got corrupted while changing a .sys file, partition table was saved.) I'm not able to ...
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Install software with its dependencies from a local repo over LAN [duplicate]

I have a couple of Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit boxes. One of them can talk to internet (say Machine1) and the other can not due to network restrictions (say Machine2). Machine 2 needs some specific software ...
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Recovery Menu Problems

Running operations from Recovery Menu in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working. When I press enter on clean ("Try to make free space"), it runs to 62% sometimes then freezes, 31% other times, then freezes, 98% ...
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sudo apt-get install command is not working properly

Initially I was trying to uninstall MAAS. While uninstalling my laptop hanged, so I had to force restart my laptop. Since then my apt-get command has not been working properly. :~$ sudo apt-get purge ...
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package manager odd behavior after ubuntu failed update wich included an nginx update

So, yesterday I updated ubuntu and that included an nginx update, the process warned about diffs/changes to the default file under sites-available, I reviewed the changes and prepared a new file which ...
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upgrade from 14.04LTS to 14.10 error

i just upgraded from 14.04LTS to 14.10 and it looked like it went ok.. Then i ran apt-get-upgrade to see if there was any lingering upgrades and i got message saying there was 1386 upgrades available ...
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Why does dpkg fail with “unable to execute new pre-installation script (…): Permission denied”?

When I type sudo apt-get install -f on the terminal, I get following error: prathamesh@Tamhane:~$ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Failed update 14.04 server version 3.13.0-39

I tried to upgrade my 14.04 server using dist-upgrade. Unfortunately the update failed and after some manual tinkering myself with broken packages I am kind of out of ideas. I already tried to ...
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Problem with installing bumblebee in Ubuntu 14.10

I am getting the following error while installing bumblebee in Ubuntu 14.10: rajamalw@AMAL-WORKSTATION:~$ sudo apt-get install bumblebee-nvidia Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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mariadb 10 install error on ubuntu 14.04

when trying to install mariadb on ubuntu 14.04 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libmysqlclient18_10.0.14+maria-1~trusty_amd64.deb (--unpack): libmysqlclient18:amd64 ...
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dpkg returns to error code one

I had a proble with dpkg before and I corrected it using this answer. After correcting that issue everything was good. But now dpkg has another problem sudo apt-get install xix-media-playe Reading ...
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How to correct dpkg

I have a problem with dpkg. When I try to install software it gives error code E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100) Output of ls -la /usr/bin/dpkg: ls: cannot access ...
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List packages by section [duplicate]

I can run these commands to show the "Section" of certain packages $ apt-cache show bash | grep Section Section: shells $ apt-cache show procps | grep Section Section: admin I would like a command ...
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Getting error with dpkg

I recently upgrade my 14.04 server to 14.10 and I got this error message during the upgrade: Setting up sysv-rc (2.88dsf-41ubuntu18) ... info: Reordering boot system, log to ...
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After creating a .deb: dpkg:warning while removing, directory /usr/local/bin not empty so not removed

I have created a package of zsh 5.0.7 from sources and now I can install it successfully but when I try to remove it I get this: $ sudo dpkg -i zsh_5.0.7_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected ...
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“cannot create /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list: Directory nonexistent” while upgrading getdeb-repository package

whenever I try to intall any packages the following bug comes up (OS in ubuntu 14.04). anil@anil-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for anil: Reading package lists... ...
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Building ffmpeg deb package gives fakeroot debian/rules clean gave error exit status 2

I am trying to build my first .deb package (with ffmpeg sources) and I get some errors. Those are my steps that can be reproduced to get this error: git clone git://source.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git ...
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Can't build new .deb package

I'm trying to create a new .deb package, but the build fails with the following output: dpkg-genchanges: error: binary build with no binary artifacts found; cannot distribute dpkg-buildpackage: ...
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Installing packages without docs

I want to install a bunch of packages, but I don't want to install the documentation of them. How can I do this?
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“Syntax error: ”(“ unexpected invoke-rc.d:” when installing the i8kutils package

When I install same application get that error; Setting up i8kutils (1.41) ... /etc/init.d/i8kmon: 1: /etc/default/i8kmon: Syntax error: "(" unexpected invoke-rc.d: initscript i8kmon, action ...
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What is Not installed (residual config) in synaptic manager? [duplicate]

When I open synaptic package manager, I found some packages under status - Not installed(residual config) as below screen-shot: I want to know that what are these packages/configs? Why it is called ...
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Not able to install nginx on ubuntu 14.04

I keep getting this error while installing nginx on 14.04 sudo apt-get install nginx [sudo] password for : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Terminal states ipython not installed despite being installed

I installed ipython using python-pip. Here is the traceback : user@MY-PC:~$ sudo pip install ipython [sudo] password for user: Downloading/unpacking ipython Downloading ...
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Lubuntu System upgrade error[1] - What does it mean

Lubuntu, 14.04 version loaded on a laptop. Upgrade with the sudo syntax. Upgrade proceeds but I don't think the upgrades is complete. I keep getting an error code at the very end that says the ...