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Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/upstart: Connection refused: Errors were encountered while processing: runit

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I tried to install any package, I got the error message in the title. How can I get rid of this annoying error message? :~$ uname -a Linux LongerVision001 ...
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Can't update my apt packages.. problems with python-oneconf, software-center.. pyclean & pycompile not found

I can't update-upgrade my ubuntu packages anymore after my latest update/upgrade/dist-upgrade here are some outputs : $sudo dpkg --audit The following packages are in a mess due to serious problems ...
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dpkg broken by oracle-java8-installer

I want to remove the oracle-java8-installer but it gives the below errors. Perhaps good to mention that I messed a bit with apt, e.g. at some point I manually removed the apt cache (but the java ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on ubuntu 14.04 64bit:errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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Synaptic requiring too many additional removals?

I installed LLVM out of curiousity some time ago, not using it for anything specific. Today I tried removing it with Synaptic, the same way I installed it. The problem is, marking 'removal' on one of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Epson L210 driver

I try to install driver Epson L210 on ubuntu 14.04. using icon 'printers' it got stuck installing after awhile key in the admin password. try other method`sudo apt-get install ...
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dpkg error while installing fail2ban on ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to reinstall fail2ban after upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04. I was getting these errors so I did apt-get remove fail2ban and then apt-get install fail2ban, however I still get these error ...
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// , How can I prevent Prey 1.4.0 and 1.3.9 installation happenning over and over as it tries chown?

// , I keep seeing attempts to chown files for prey 1.4.0 and prey 1.3.9 near the end of the output for any dpkg installation command. For instance I get the following spew in response to sudo ...
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error with apt-get and dpkg

I cannot do any apt-get commands without error. I have tried many commands like sudo apt-get purge, sudo apt-get -f install, sudo dpkg --configure initramfs-tools, etc. I continue to get the ...
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Cannot update ubuntu 15.04 or install any package

Whenever I try to update or install a package this happens:( I have no idea how to fix this) anurag@anurag-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer oracle-java7-set-default Reading ...
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Dpkg error exit status 2

Tried to install jenkins.deb and I got the shown below. Any ideas? ~$ sudo dpkg -i jenkins_1.609.1_all.deb (Reading database ... 118056 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking ...
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Problems creating custom deb packages

I am trying to create a few packages that will replace ones that are existing from the standard Ubuntu repositories. I am currently testing this setup as a local file:/ repo to mimic how it will be ...
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mysql-client-5.5 update error

I just run apt-get upgrade and many packets should be updated. I allowed them all (question after Disk Space and verification). After the download and my configured packages Ubuntu told me from an ...
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dpkg error while installing gnome-session-fallback

I was trying to do sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback. This is the output I get: (Reading database ... 353039 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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Need help removing linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic and linux-image-extra-3.16.0-34-generic

So I feel like a dunce having to post about this but, I need help trying to fix this issue, mostly because without the fix I can't install any new software or run updates. For some reason one of the ...
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Set a local repo in order apt-get to handle .deb dependecies

I am trying to do something, which I have already done on .rpm distributions, on Fedora more exactly. Basically I want to create a local repository, which I can put a .deb file in, so that apt-get can ...
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remove mysql with its unmet dependencies from ubuntu

I tried to install mysql into ubuntu The installation file was .deb It was not properly installed. Now i want to remove it. I used following command to remove it sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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I try to install megasync and now I have problems with dependencies [closed]

I try to install megasync and now I can't run sudo apt-get install upgrade and sudo apt-get -f install root@kali:~# apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Error while installing or updating anything

since i was trying to install java manually which i coulnt doing i have been having these errors while trying to install or update anything through terminal or update manager. (Reading database ... ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg issue when installing apache

I think I may have deleted an important directory while uninstalling apache I'm experiencing the following issue when trying to install Apache: Setting up apache2 (2.4.7-1ubuntu4.4) ... cp: cannot ...
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Depends Debian problem [closed]

> > apt-get --fix-broken install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting > dependencies... failed. The following packages have ...
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How to prevent apt-get install from removing package holds?

We've recently upgraded from 10.04 to 14.04. We have some held packages, which we upgrade them from time to time. It appears that on 14.04, when you install or upgrade a package it removes the hold ...
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What is the correct way of using Qt 5.4 in my .deb package?

I want to create a .deb package for an application that I am working on, which depends on Qt >= 5.4 For some supported versions of Ubuntu this version is not available except via packages from a ppa. ...
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Unable to run apt-get update openssl on 12.04

I am trying to run sudo apt-get update openssl on Ubuntu Server 12.04, however when I do, I get the following error: Starting nginx: invoke-rc.d: initscript nginx, action "start" failed. dpkg: error ...
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Unable to install wk .deb [duplicate]

I am unable to install wkhtmltopdf on Ubuntu 14.4. I downloaded from wkhtmltopdf Linux (Ubuntu Trusty) 64 bit. I ran the following command: sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.2.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb ...
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update-rc.d: error: insserv rejected the script header dpkg: erreur de traitement du paquet util-linux (--configure) :

i try to install upgrade or some packages and i receive the error E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) update-rc.d: error: insserv rejected the script header dpkg: erreur de ...
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apt-get can't overwrite file of already existing file of another package

I'm having problems with installing some applications. unity-tweak-tool I installed the program crashes after installation. I do not know what to do? apt-get -f install Reading package lists ... ...
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Error sudo apt-get install -f

(Reading database ... 152963 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libjpeg8_8d-1+deb7u1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libjpeg8:amd64 (8d-1+deb7u1) over (8c-2ubuntu8) ... dpkg: ...
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apt-get install fails due to empty /var/lib/dpkg/diversions

I've got a freshly installed trusty installation, where I have so far done the following: Installed Run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade (and ran the update) After a reboot ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 14.04.02 due to kernel package problem

I am experiencing a problem with 3.13.0.57 kernel. After the upgrade the system was not able to boot anymore. I booted it with the previous kernel image and tried to remove the broken kernel packages, ...
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How do I fix the font in my terminal, and everything else after removing appmenu?

So I was looking for a way to disable the global menu bar in Ubuntu 15.04, In the process I found this command. sudo apt-get autoremove appmenu-gtk appmenu-gtk3 appmenu-qt which did not solve my ...
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install multiarch -dev package - apt does not resolve dependencies

I want to build third party software that uses the mcrypt and curl libraries. I have an armhf system and an x86_64 system, both Ubuntu 15.04. On the target I can do user@armhf:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Relink dependencies dpkg

I removed a self-compiled .deb-package (OpenCV) by using dpkg -r --force-depends. I have done that this way because another package (ROS) have some dependencies on it. The purpose was just to ...
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sudo dpkg i chntpw* is not working

I am trying to run sudo dpkg -i chntpw* while running Ubuntu from a USB drive on my PC. I get this message. (Reading database ... 169714 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to ...
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I get this error: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package `fonts-tlwg-kinnari' contains empty filename

When I try to install I get this error: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package `fonts-tlwg-kinnari' contains empty filename E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an ...
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Lubuntu wine installation error [duplicate]

When I was trying to install wine software in Lubuntu 14.10, I got the following error message without any specific reason. Can you please tell me how to resolve this problem and can I continue the ...
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update, dpgk broken

I just upgraded to 14.04 now when I try to upgrade I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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Fixing some dependency issues in ubuntu 14.04LTS on a 64bit system

I have checked out the questions that seem to be related to this issue but none of the suggested fixes work. Here is the output from the following command: sudo apt-get -f install Reading package ...
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sudo dpkg --configure -a is stuck

dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. Then when I run sudo dpkg --configure -a it gets stuck Setting up multiple times.
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Cannot apt upgrade due to kernel package problems

an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS user here. Basically I had a problem when running sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade An error code was returned by dpkg because the Linux kernel package 3.13.0.57 was ...
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How to reverse this dpkg-divert command?

I need to reverse what these lines did: sudo dpkg-divert --local --rename --add /sbin/initctl ln -s /bin/true /sbin/initctl I did this to switch from systemd to upstart so I could finish installing ...
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Removing a package does not delete header and library files

Previously, I had installed the OpenCV libraries on my machine, by running sudo apt-get install libopencv-dev. Now, I want to completely remove these libraries and everything that was installed during ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - apt get errors

need some help. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I ran sudo apt-get install -f I get the following errors - kindly assist. Unpacking linux-image-3.13.0-57-generic (3.13.0-57.95) ... dpkg-deb ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Linux 4.0 Python error while updating, Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

While running autoremove command or update or even for any install commands I'm getting following error. My System is Ubuntu 15.04 Upgraded from 14.04 and Linux kernel is 4.00 upgraded from 3.19. ...
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How do I build a deb that is fully compatible with an offical deb?

I've downloaded the source of postgresql-9.3 by doing: apt-get source postgresql-9.3 Then I've done my alteration to the configuration step and I've successfully built and tested the binaries. Now, ...
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How much space is used by a package in rc state?

If you uninstall a package, but don't purge it, dpkg -l will show it as rc, meaning removed, but config files are left. Is there an easy way to see how much space is still used by such a package?
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Apt-get & software updates failure: Unmet dependencies with kernel package, no diskspace?

Using ubuntu 14.04 LTS with GNOME Classic desktop i can't install the latest upgrades. Most important update is ubuntu base linux kernel updates. Error message: Check if you are using third party ...
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Stuck on splash screen after forcibly removing dpkg lock

After trying to purge and install xkb and cancelling with Ctrl-Z in the process, I removed the lock on dpkg forcibly to perform another action. Unfortunately, it still complained about the DPKG lock. ...
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Why does update-grub run so much?

For no good reason I currently have three versions of the kernel being maintained on my computer (3.13, 3.16 and 3.19). This means when a security fix drips back, I end up with three kernels being ...
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apt-get — remove triggers a package install?

I want to remove and purge apache2 - Why does this trigger an install of php5-cgi ? sudo apt-get --purge remove apache2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...