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sudo apt-get upgrade problem

After upgrading to 14.04 L version, I have problems upgrading my system. I cannot figure out the problem by googling. Thank you very much for your help! Here is the error information: Reading ...
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Trusty on SD card under Crouton - corrupted disk?

This question relates to Crouton only in that Ubuntu is running under it on my Chromebook. I've installed 14.04 with xfce on an ext4-formatted SD card. I seem to be having all kinds of problems, and ...
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Unmet dependencies unable to fix

I'm running ubuntu 14.04. I cannot use software center to install anything, even a local deb package so I have to rely on Terminal. Recently I was trying to install mysql-server which generated error ...
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Unable to install tor, access to directories denied [duplicate]

E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission ...
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I've signed a deb package multiple times, now how can I remove a signature?

How can I remove signatures from a deb package signed with a gpg key by dpkg-sig? I have a particular apt repository that I've set up, which through research and testing led me to manually sign my ...
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Do not gave up on lock while running apt

I have a script that uses apt heavily and currently it faces a locking issue, as: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the ...
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Problem while installing oracle-java8-installer

I am trying to install Oracle's Java8, but I get the following errors. How can I fix those? Translated from Spanish. For original text, please see the revisions. r06xd@uers1-H61MLV2:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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14.04 update hangs on bluez

I am having trouble doing a software update on 14.04. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The terminal hangs indefinitely after outputting: Setting up bluez (5.23-2ubuntu0trusty1) ... I have ...
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Uninstall LaTeX and reinstall from official site

Ubuntu 14.04 Texlive info : TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2013/Debian) kpathsea version 6.1.1 Following this post I'm thinking about completely removing LaTeX and reinstalling from the official tug ...
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How do I fix dependency and tar problems with linux-image-extra* package?

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr linux-image-extra-3.13.0-49-generic_3.13.0-49.56 is current package The Ubuntu Software Updater is set to check for updates daily. The last set of updates included ...
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dpkg error,Maxreports error, python errror [Ubuntu 14.04]

i think i have a big problem :) sudo apt-get purge python-gi i wrote this. and sudo apt-get purge python-gi i wrote. ~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Paket listeleri okunuyor... Bitti Bağımlılık ağacı ...
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Solving “E:dpkg interrupted … run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'” with disk full

Installing a package with apt in a server failed with a "No space left on device" message. I removed a few hundred MB and ran sudo dpkg --configure -a again, just to get another "No space left on ...
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I type sudo apt-get install g++ ,But nothing is installed [duplicate]

I type: sudo apt-get install g++ but,I get message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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dpkg: error processing php5-mysql (-configure): the thread installed the script post-installation error 10 exit code returned

I'm trying to install php5-mysql but when I put the command apt-get install php5-mysql I get this error of dpkg. http://pastebin.com/ZEn4fydB Note: the operating system is in Spanish.
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How to manage package from previous Ubuntu versions

I have Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). This output should clarify what I'm referring to $>dpkg -l | grep raring ii ezame 0.5~raring-1 ...
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Messed up “update-notifier-common”-package / debian.deb882 not found

Unfortunately, when attempting to reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer and flasplayer-installer, I got the error that update-notifier-common is not working. According to root@AlkaliMetal:~# dpkg -s ...
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Cannot install anything! Unmet dependencies. Libre Office

Please help, I've searched around loads and can't seem to find a solution that works. I recently removed libre office and installed open office. After trying to reinstall libreoffice. I now can't ...
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multiarch support with ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have tried to install armhf packages in ubuntu 14.04 64-bit machine. I have added armhf architecture using dpkg --add-architecture armhf. Then I installed like apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev:armhf ...
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postinst always fails because of debconf

I am having some trouble using debconf for my package. I ask for the mysql pw in the package.config file: . /usr/share/debconf/confmodule db_input high mypkg/mysql_root_pw db_go Then, in postinst, ...
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remove package with broken pipe problem

I installed qupzilla today to replace chrome (it was hogging WAY to much ram). I liked it and I wanted to update it to the latest version using there repository but as I tried to update it an error ...
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Package operation failed : The installation or removal of a software package failed

OS Ubuntu 14.10, I'm installing the netbeans via ubuntu software centre and the following error occured. And I want to uninstall an application the same error comes.. installArchives() failed: perl: ...
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Cinnamon desktop environment is not allowing me to install or remove programs

I have come across a problem where, whether I try it with the Software Store or the Terminal I can't install or remove programs or software. Whenever I try to remove Cinnamon straight out it won't let ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade not working: dpkg: error processing archive init-system-helpers_1.22ubuntu6_all.deb [closed]

I've been playing with Ubuntu 15.04 and tried to run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade today. I'm getting an error: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Unable to install or remove package

This specific message is displayed in the terminal $ sudo apt-get remove bio-linux-cdbfasta Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The ...
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DPKG Error code - Gnome, Gnome-core, Gnome-online-accounts,

When i try to install pretty much anything or typing -f install this outputs: jure@jure-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install aptitude Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Dependency problems with wkhtmltopdf when trying to install latest version

I'm trying to install the latest version of wkhtmltopdf on an ubuntu server 12.04. apt-get install wkhtmltopdf only installs version 0.9.9 and I need the latest version, 0.12.2.1. I was having trouble ...
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could not exec dpkg! e: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100) - I cant fix it

I have tried installing PHPMyAdmin via terminal by using the next command: sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin, the results of the terminal are as shown: > root@ns382469:~# apt-get install phpmyadmin ...
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Regarding Too many errors in /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1),

Output of command on terminal at Ubuntu 14.04 LTS sudo apt-get install python No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already No apport report written because MaxReports is ...
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How to fix dpkg error [2]?

Every time I try to install or remove a package, I get this error. I thought maybe it was the hard disk, but a disk check gave me a clean bill of health. dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: ...
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Installing VirtualBox gives “dpkg : error processing package”

dpkg: error processing package virtualbox-4.3is displayed on the terminal while installing VirtualBox. What can I to do install it properly? I tried downloading different versions of VirtualBox, but ...
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apt-get paralyzed by failed dropbox install

I tried to install dropbox on my system (Linux Mint 13). apt-get proceeded to download the 'dropbox' package. It says it installed it properly, but if I try to run dropbox from the GUI, it does not ...
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checkinstall working, but start scripts from debian folder missing and not installed

I am trying to install a debian package (tinc 1.1 pre11) from source to ubuntu: wget http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/t/tinc/tinc_1.1~pre11-1.dsc wget ...
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dpkg: error processing procps (--configure)

How can I fix this issue? user@server:/var/lib/dpkg/info$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages ...
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apt-get update doesn't work gives an error

Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/libsdl2_2.0.3+z4~20140315-8621-1ppa1trusty1_i386.deb ...
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Problem installing apache 2 in ubuntu 14.04: dpkg:- error processing package javascript-common (--configure):

I was trying to reinstall my apache 2 after un-installing it. But on installing it using command- sudo apt-get install apache2 i am getting error- rahul@rahulpc:~$ sudo apt-get install apache2 ...
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Can't install prozilla on ubuntu gnome 14.10

i am getting this error while installing prozilla: (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database ... 154269 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error when remove & install broken packages

I tried to remove unstable openoffice and reinstall libreoffice however I accidently removed directory of openoffice under /opt before I purged it. Now I cannot clean the broken package, and cannot ...
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apt-get update: Clearsigned file is not valid, got 'NODATA'

I'm getting the following error on running sudo apt-get update : sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable InRelease 100% ...
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Can't install Code::Blocks plugin wxsmith

I am trying to install wxsmith plugin for codeblocks. I have a running Code::Blocks 13.12 in my computer. This is what I did: sudo apt-get install codeblocks-contrib codeblocks-wxcontrib-dev It ...
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How to uninstall plex from ubuntu

I am finding it impossible to completely remove plex from my Ubuntu system, i get the following error: davewold@ubuntuhome:~$ sudo aptitude purge plexmediaserver [sudo] password for davewold: no ...
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Updating Ubuntu, Unmet dependencies

When trying to open Ubuntu Software center getting this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a ...
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not able to install samba

I am not able install samba. When i am try to install samba by this command 'sudo apt-get install samba4' then it's give below error. ERROR: Invalid smb.conf /var/lib/dpkg/info/samba4.postinst: 14: ...
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i have a C# mono application and it has n number of .dll files,i want to create debian package for same,but i found following error

debian/rules: #!/usr/bin/make -f override_dh_auto_build: %: dh $@ --with cli debian/control: Source: cf-test-4-1.0 Section: unknown Priority: optional Maintainer: Developer ...
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how to reset dpkg completely

Is there anyway I can reinstall dpkg and apt-get from ground up, and reset dependencies to the default one when ubuntu is installed. Iam also having a problem with /va/lib/dpkg/available I reached a ...
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How to access the user environment from a dpkg hook/application ran as root?

I have an application that is executed each time dpkg is called using a hook DPkg::Post-Invoke {"<path to my app>/my-app";}; The application needs to read the gsettings of the current ...
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Package Upgrade Failure dpkg returned an error code (1)

so Upon upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn It ran into errors as it tried installing new things and one was Noobslab "Run As Administrator" it failed to upgrade and now im stuck with this when ...
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apt-get hook for post transaction

I try to accomplish the following: I have set xattr for some binaries, but everytime there is an update, the xattr get lost, because apt-get/dpkg replace the binary with the new version. Now I would ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

When i try to remove Java sudo apt-get remove jdk1.8.0-40. I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be ...
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shim-singned unrecognised option --target

after my ubuntu was freaked out i had no desktop no menus only tty1->6 access and after doing a lot of things i managed to get the desktop back by apt-get install ubuntu-desktop && unity. ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) problem with dpkg?

I wanted to install arm-none-eabi-gcc and I have encountered the above error. I know that the problem is generic and I need to read lines above that message but after analyzing error lines I still do ...