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Error installing Gerix Wifi Cracker Xubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Gerix Wifi Cracker. Everything is going great until the last step where I'm supposed to install it by typing: sudo dpkg -i deb.deb I then get the following error message: dpkg: ...
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Unpacking linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic (3.16.0-34.47) over (3.16.0-34.45)

I want to change Java 8 to Java 7. I planned to Remove Java 8 First. I run the Following cmd sudo apt-get purge oracle-java8-installer I got the Following Error Reading package lists... ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server upgrade error (2)

Hey guys Ive a similar problem that the (1) questions, i leave the screnshots of my error prompts apt-cache policy locales locales: Instalados: 2.13+git20120306-12.1 Candidato: ...
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What does the output of dpkg -l means? [duplicate]

The command dpkg -l is used to list all installed packages in the system. But if you look to the output such as below: ii whoopsie 0.1.34 Ubuntu crash database submission daemon rc ...
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Error 2 : Building dependencies problem in ubntu 14.04

(synaptic:4696): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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MySQL can't install after bad remove

Some time ago I wanted to have MySQL on my VirtualMachine and I installed mysql-server-5.6. Something went wrong so some site told me that I had to manually purge packages so I did something like ...
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Debian's Depend: tag doesn't work with apt-get

Package A_0.0_all.deb's control file contains a dependency on Package B 0.0: Depends: B (= 0.0) Package B_0.0_all.deb's control file has the version 0.0: Version: 0.0 Sitting in the same Debian ...
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QGIS errors when I update/upgrade Ubuntu 14.04

I ran the instructions as given in this answer - With Ubuntu 14.04 I get errors related to QGIS when I type sudo apt-get dist upgrade but I still get the errors below. Can someone guide me in ...
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dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0006' near line 0: newline in field name `#padding'

I installed xubuntu, after reboot it was installing updates, I stopped it by clocking the close button. Then apt-get didn't work so I removed the file /var/lib/dpkg/lock which I don't know if I should ...
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Monodevelop installation issues [on hold]

I am unable to install monodevelop on ubuntu 12.10. I am getting the following error. any help is appreciated. revathi@revathi-AcerLaptop:~$ sudo apt-get install monodevelop-current [sudo] password ...
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How can I restore system files that were accidentally deleted in /usr/share and /var/lib/dpkg?

So ya, earlier today I accidentally ran a rm -rf /usr/share and let it run for about 15 seconds. And then in trying to fix the error I went ahead and uninstalled all of my desktops and a bunch of ...
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apt-get install -f — Error: no space left on disk

I had cache limit problems with GPG keys. A post here solved that, and now sudo apt-get update runs without any errors. Now sudo apt-get upgrade does not work. It tells me to try sudo apt-get -f ...
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Error in dpkg-configure: Can not find file “symbols/u” in any known directory

After upgrading to vivid, I keep getting this error for each apt-get operation or when running sudo dpkg --configure -a directly: Setting up keyboard-configuration (1.108ubuntu5) ... Error loading ...
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Cannot uninstall AVG antivirus

Whenever I try to uninstall AVG or any other app this pops up: ~$ sudo dpkg -r avg2013flx (Reading database ... 204955 files and directories currently installed.) Removing avg2013flx (2013.3118) ... ...
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gdebi vs dpkg : How gdebi automatically gets missing dependancies ? can i use gdebi for all other installations of deb packages?

Recently i happened to reinstall my ubunut in to lubuntu 15.04.. So i was searching for skype installation..and got this nice tute IT was really cool .. what it did was download official package of ...
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“Unmet dependencies” When trying to install KDE Plasma 5.3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install the latest KDE Plasma here but I'm getting You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-telepathy-minimal: ...
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How to resolve : dpkg: warning: subprocess old pre-removal script returned error exit status 1

How to resolve : The following packages will be upgraded: plexmediaserver 1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B/127 MB of archives. After this operation, ...
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How can I improve my system performance?? As it is working very slow [duplicate]

I have Dell Inspiron N4050 i5 2gb. Am running dual boot (Ubuntu 14.04 along with Win7). As I am a new user (more specifically learner). In Ubuntu am facing several issue regarding the performance. ...
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Error processing package Likewise-open

whenever I try updating/upgrading/installing I get this: Setting up likewise-open (6.1.0.406-0ubuntu5) ... Error: /usr/sbin/lwsmd --start-as-daemon returned 1 (aborting this script) dpkg: error ...
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udev/dpkg error

I'm getting this strange output every time I try to execute a command through SSH on my VPS (Ubuntu Server 15.04) which doesn not allow me to install anything. Any suggestions ? Job for ...
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MySQL breaks after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 15.04 and during this upgrade, MySQL probably broke. After the upgrade, I ran the command(to start mysql): sudo service mysql start The result was command ...
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Running Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro error

So I am trying to install skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro and I am getting this error when I try to run it after its done installing: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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Plex is not working properly in ubuntu 15.04, now i cant even remove it?

sudo rm -f /etc/init.d/plexmediaserver && sudo dpkg --purge --force-all plexmediaserver and the result is: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Operation not permitted dpkg: error while cleaning ...
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Installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error

When I was installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error. This is what I did: sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-0-local_7.0-28_amd64.deb However I ...
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Problems with dpkg -i and brackets on 15.04

I download the deb file from http://brackets.io/ and run sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/Brackets* and i get this error dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of brackets: brackets depends on ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 update-initramfs fails after packages installation

I have a big script I use in fresh installs since 14.10, but when using it on Ubuntu 15.04 I get an initramfs error. The script looks like this: echo "Starting configuration" && echo ...
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Tuxcut installed But not running

I have installed "TuxCut" application in my ubuntu. It has been installed but not running.It shows icon but not running. what should i do?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Trying to install Ruby 2.0, but gnome-session-bin seems to be half installed

I cannot install any packages, the problem started when I tried to install the ruby2.0. Before, apt-get was installing everything. But now, every package returns this error: Processing triggers for ...
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Broken dpgk? Failure running script /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt || true

Ubuntu Server 14.04 apt-get install <package> produces the error: E: Waited for /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt || true but it wasn't there E: Failure running script ...
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dpkg: parse error

I'm getting this error since the last few days while installing any package from the Software Center. I tried replacing the status file with any of the backup-status files in /var/backups/, but still ...
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dpkg broken after 15.04 upgrade fail

I began the ubuntu upgrade before leaving for work and returned to something broken. After some efforts to get more information to fix this problem I've done the following: >sudo apt-get ...
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How to remove failed dpkg .deb installation

I tried install .deb file using the dpkg -i command. However the installation failed, when I tried sudo apt-get install -f I just get this error: -- Installing init scripts. Sweet! Please run `prey ...
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How to get mysql-server setup on Ubuntu 15.04?

When I was upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04 my mysql somehow broke. When I run sudo dpkg --configure -a After a long wait I get the following response Setting up mysql-server-5.6 (5.6.24-0ubuntu2) ...
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How to uninstall a not fully installed or removed package?

Alright so here is my problem, I tried installing Spotify. It wasn't going well so I decided to uninstall it. Being a complete n00b I though deleting the folder where it was installed to would solve ...
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Need help with installing a package (dpkg problem)

When trying to install insight from some ppa repositories i get these errors. sudo apt-get install insight Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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`dpkg-query` and virtual packages: how to read or interpret `${Provides}`?

Background During my periodic auditing of installed packages, I encountered an error. For this auditing, an application generates a graph of installed packages, using dpkg-query. During this process, ...
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Install sublime text 3 on digitalocean droplet running ubuntu os

Using Ubuntu for the first time and getting some errors that I would appreciate help with. First two commands to get Sublime Text 3 installed work just fine: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Is it possible to find all the config file replacements done during apt-get?

When you perform a do-release-upgrade, or just a dist-upgrade, if a package contains a new config file for a program, you get prompted what to do. Now, you can pick whether you want to accept ...
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reverse-depends: looking for reverse dependencies of source packages

My goal is finding ALL reverse-depends of a certain package and the belonging source package. For example, I want all packages that depend on libsslcommon2 and the source package that can be installed ...
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Some errors with dpkg

This is related to my previous unsolved problem. After I run sudo dpkg --configure -a, I get the following error information: Thanks a lot for your help! Setting up tex-common (4.04) ... debconf: ...
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Unmet dependencies when uninstalling a package

I want to remove a package which I have previously installed (well, I tried to install it, but it never installed correctly). The package name is "cuda", and so I tried the command: sudo apt-get ...
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Install linux package in iso into ubuntu [duplicate]

here I want to ask, I am familiar with ubuntu, with unity, shortcuts, etc. I have learned about Kali linux, I have installed Kali linux in my PC but I am not familiar with the environment, I've had ...
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dpkg error processing package

How do I get rid of this error: dpkg: error processing package libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0:amd64 (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting ...
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Download a package and all it's dependency tree even if one is installed already or not in 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

You see no matter a package or one of it's dependency is already installed I want all of them to be downloaded to my system, how to achieve that in ubuntu 12.04 LTS?
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How to resolve dpkg: error (--configure)

So this error occurs when installing Prey Anti-theft software: Installing init scripts. dpkg: error processing package prey (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned ...
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Error installing skype

enter code hereI got this wile doing the first step to installing skype on my comuputer-(saucy) dj@localhost:~$ sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2 [sudo] password ...
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Problems installing packages from one system to another via scripts

System -> Ubuntu 14.04 System in VM -> Ubuntu DEV 14.04 I'm using the following scripts : Back up packages #!/bin/bash dir=source_files # if directory doesn't exist then make it if [ ! -d ...
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How can I remove a dpkg broken by the Brother MFC-8840 deb driver?

I can't seem to remove a package. I've tried dpkg --purge and apt-get purge. Neither seem to actually remove the package, however. The package is mfc8840dlpr (1.1.2-1). Is there any way I can make ...
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I'm trying to install programs/apt upgrade and this group of libs aren't allowing me to do so

I can't apt-get upgrade, I also tried installing software with the software center but no luck since those libs need dependencies. I tried removing them but that didn't work and I also tried various ...
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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 ...