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Problem installing apache

I just tried this, but nothing seems to be working. I've done practically most of the instructions but I still get this: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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Terminal dpkg error

I have this message in terminal when I want to install any program E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) What must I do to solve this?
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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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How to install libc6 2.17 on 12.04

I am attempting to install the video editor Lightworks using dpkg. When I try, it says Errors occured when installing. I used the graphical package installer instead, and it said that the dependency ...
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Error please solved it

ERROR: Cannot create report: [Errno 17] File exists: '/var/crash/alsa-hda-dkms.0.crash' Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.19.0-49-generic (i686) Consult ...
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The system network services are not compatible with this version Ubuntu 14.04 problem to degradate libnl

After command: sudo dpkg -i lib*.deb For files: libnl-route-3-200_3.2.21-1_amd64.deb libnl-genl-3-200_3.2.21-1_amd64.deb libnl-3-200-dbg_3.2.21-1_amd64.deb I had a problem: dpkg: error ...
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dpkg-deb, how can I specify the architecture

I am trying to create a debian package for my software which needs to be installed on a power machine. The output of uname -a on the power machine is: ppc64le ppc64le ppc64le GNU/Linux I already ...
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Computer restarts when running dpkg --configure

Like the title says, my computer restarts, this happens each time the command is run, i can't install anything using apt-get, it says the installation was interrupted that i need to run dpkg ...
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Using APT to update all packages to specified versions

How do I use apt-get to upgrade an entire system to a predefined set of packages and package versions? I want this because I am building an app which depends on a large number of apt packages and ...
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Linux generic-lts-trusty depends: linux-generic but it is not installed

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and kernel is "3.13.0-76-generic". But when I am trying to upgrade it by the following command: sudo apt-get upgrade I am getting the following dependency related error: ...
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Dpkg --configure fails

I am trying to install the package libc6-dev-i386 and I am encountering the following problem running dpkg. Dpkg returns an error code of 100 and provides the following output: ...
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Been trying to install steam on my chromebook using linux

When I try to install steam it tells me: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dril:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 Then it tells me to enter my password after typing ...
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Trying to install Spotify

I am kind of new to Ubuntu and I have been trying to install Spotify for hours. I have tried the following commands sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys ...
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About “kde-config-telepathy-accounts (4:15.08.2-0ubuntu1)” ,apt

I tried to install Kubuntu-desktop by Kubuntu-PPA. When I finished install, Ubuntu Software Center have a windows said there is a broken package in my system. I tried to click Repair button but it ...
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apt-get can't install/remove linux-image-4.2.0-25-generic

I tried to install a package (jsonlint) via apt-get on a Xubuntu 15.10 system and it failed due to an error installing linux-image-4.2.0-25-generic . This was a new, clean install of 15.10, Jan 15 ...
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Error in postfix

I am attempting to run sudo apt-get install -f however it seems that the postfix package is broken: $ sudo apt-get install -f [sudo] password for learner: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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'Package not in database' when restoring with dpkg --set-selections

I just reinstalled Ubuntu MATE 15.10 from scratch. I had followed this answer to save a list of installed packages and restore it on the newly installed system. However, when I do sudo dpkg ...
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Any suggestions on installing the haskell-platform or stack in ubuntu?

I tried to install haskell-platform and I am getting the following unmet dependencies. Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Some packages could not be ...
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i'm trying to install iou and i got thist error

i tyring to install (IOU) with GNS3 so i need to (fix the missing library for IOU on 64bit systems ) and when typing this: dpkg --add-architecture i386 && apt-get update && apt-get ...
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Steam requires additional packages, which will not install

When I start my Steam I get the following error message: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 When I accept, the following ...
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What's the difference between 'suggest' and 'recommends' package in apt terminology? [duplicate]

root@xxx:~# aptitude show gcc Package: gcc New: yes State: installed Automatically installed: no Version: 4:5.2.1-3ubuntu1 Priority: optional Section: devel Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers ...
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dpkg unrecoverable fatal error while installing any package

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge results in this error Selecting previously unselected package libboost-iostreams1.54.0:i386. dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: reading files list for ...
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mysql broke software center, nautilus, and dpkg - nothing installs

Tried to install mysql-server 5.5 and 5.6, then mariadb-server. There is a bug report for mysql-server. Recommended is mariadb. That won't install either. Tried to install synaptic - dpkg errors from ...
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Error while installing unity-tweak-tool on Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool results in Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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No Package name given for dpkg: package is in a very bad inconsistent state;

I ran: sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to ...
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Packages and apts wont instal ubuntu 14.04

when ever I try to update or install an apt I usually get this message in the software center Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package failed. and in the terminal ...
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dpkg: error processing package dynare-matlab

My installation of Dynare isn't working. This is what I did: Manually added deb http://www.dynare.org/ubuntu trusty main contrib into sources.list file. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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What does dpkg --auto-deconfigure actually do?

I'm trying to replace Nginx with a version that has the PageSpeed module compiled in, and I've made my own .deb file for this. The first step is to uninstall the old nginx. However, when I try apt-get ...
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Install Mysql-worbench without the client

Hi i want to install workbench so i am doing sudo apt-get install mysql-workbench But this the outcome The following extra packages will be installed: libdbd-mysql-perl libdbi-perl ...
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Java Installation error

Below error is comes when i install new software ............ this error comes because i deleted java folder directly ..... help me to remove this error Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading ...
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Replace automatically installed package with manually compiled one

I want to replace a package (unixodbc) that was automatically installed and managed by apt-get with the same package that was manually compiled from source (and of a higher version). This is because ...
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Problems after git installation from source [duplicate]

I have the following problem. I have installed latest git version from source, but maybe I have done something wrong, because now when I am trying to install/uninstall any stuff using apt-get I get ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies and could not initialize package information

I know that this might seem to be duplicate of other questions. But none of the answers mentioned there solved this: When I try to update my system using Software Updates, I get an error message ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: ccache please help in resolving this issue

Setting up ccache (3.1.9-1) ... Updating symlinks in /usr/lib/ccache ... /var/lib/dpkg/info/ccache.postinst: 6: /var/lib/dpkg/info/ccache.postinst: update-ccache-symlinks: not found dpkg: error ...
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When do dpkg-divert and dpkg-statoverride change file paths and permissions to their customized state?

That is, at what stage during install/reinstall/upgrade do the changes happen?
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unistall virtualbox

I installed virtual box with virtualbox-5.0_5.0.12-104815-Ubuntu-precise_amd64.deb but because of some issues I tried to delete it. First I deleted all the folders of virtualbox situated in ...
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Unable to install certain package/module in Ubuntu

I am struggling with this issue for quite a bit. Thought I might give it a try and risk being directed to a duplicate. If I type: sudo apt-get install software-center. I get the following: ...
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Computer hangs while setting up linux-image-3.19.0-43-generic

I think this system was shutdown during a system update but not sure. It doesn't say I have any available updates when I log in, so I don't know. This is a VM on a hyper-v host. I used to face this ...
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problem when try install E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

root@Hima:/home/ibraheem# sudo apt-get install nmap Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: ...
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New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Problem with rhythmbox & udev

I am currently running the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf (development branch) and am having problems installing and uninstalling software. would you be able to help me with this? When I open the ...
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Unable to install prey on ubuntu15.10

I am trying to install prey on Ubuntu 15.10. I have downloaded .deb file from https://preyproject.com/download but when I use sudo dpkg -i prey_1.5.0_i386.deb I receive the output: (Reading ...
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download cuda library with dpgk on Ubuntu 14.04

i need to install cuda library on a server, where i dont hwve root access I use this command: dpkg -i --force-not-root -- root=$HOME cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_7.5-18_amd64.deb but i get the error : ...
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Error while installing Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to install Steam on my Ubuntu and am getting this error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for ...
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Problem with sudo apt-get install (dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem) [duplicate]

I think I used something involving dpkg but I am not able to recall what. After that when I need to do some sudo-apt get or even sudo-apt get update I am facing the following ...
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self build deb package prevent stop service while dpkg -i

I build an deb package with new version, and do not want to auto stop this service while install deb by dpkg -i. so I add <package>.prerm, <package>.preinst, <package>.postinst with ...
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Are the field names localized in the file /var/lib/dpkg/status?

Are the field names localized in the file /var/lib/dpkg/status? I'm writing some code to parse the package names from the 'status' file. I need to know if the field names like "Package", "Status", ...
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Apt-get commands won't work

On my ubuntu 15.04 server the apt-get command won't work. I think it has something to do with perl. Does anyone know how to fix it? I've already tried apt-get -f install, but that outputs the same ...
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Error during installing matlab-support

While installing matlab-support,I get following error message. No default Matlab path found. Exiting. dpkg: error processing package matlab-support (--configure): subprocess installed ...
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apt-get autoremove dangerous?

I was compiling a tool called Rejoystick so I installed a few packages and dependencies. But now I don't need it any more so I removed those packages. Running apt-get shows that I have some packages ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Okay, I know there are a lot of threads like this, but I've tried all the solutions in those, and they didn't work. So... I've been trying to upgrade my packages using sudo apt-get upgrade -f and ...