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Error's with dpkg when trying to reinstall chrome

Noob here, When attempting to uninstall google chrome from terminal I first encountered the error. Since I tried updating resulting in the same error. Here is an example: sudo apt-get remove ...
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lightdm package upgrade fails with exit status 30

Running an upgrade on my Ubuntu 15.10 box recently failed when updating lightdm. Here's what I get when I try reconfigure and force install again: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure --force lightdm $ sudo ...
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Botched upgrade--dpkg hangs on 'Started Braille Device Support'

Screwed up an upgrade from 14.10->15.04->15.10 badly. I've been messing around in recovery mode and am confidentish that I managed to get all the broken packages/dependencies removed and reinstalled, ...
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I cant get the cp command to work

I the terminal if I issue the cp command, it states "The program 'cp' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: apt-get install coreutils" but when I try to install it, i get the ...
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How can I fix broken package system?

I have tried apt-get -f install and several other commands but I can't seem to remove the package that has the errors, which also seems to be libpam-systemd:amd64
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Problem istalling wine. Dependancies not met

Ok, guys I have a big problem installing wine. I gave read every ask ubuntu I could find on the matter I have not found a solution to my problem. Is there anything else I can do? user@user:~$ sudo ...
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Bluetooth package problems

When I did sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got Setting up bluez (5.35-0ubuntu2) ... Job for bluetooth.service failed because the control process exited with error code. ...
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Error processing package libsofia-sip-ua-glib3

Due to errors because of full disk space maybe some packages were not installed while upgrading from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. Adding or removing any program leaves me with an error : dpkg: ...
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sudo apt-get install showing error

sudo apt-get install shows the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not ...
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Package always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded [on hold]

04 and it always returns 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded on updates and upgrades. Here's an output for upgrade.. kappa@keepo:~/Project/lisp/on$ sudo apt-get upgrade ...
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teach apt-get to not complain about a particular package

I need to have xpra 0.15.10 installed on my system because the version that comes with trusty doesn't work. Now I downloaded the binary from http://xpra.org/#download which generally works fine only ...
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Error with subprocess

during installation of enlightenment, I asked to run following command: sudo apt-get install -f Which results to sub-process error which is not understandable for me. Reading package lists... ...
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Unmet dependencies, install -f looks scary

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64-bit I tried to install Lazarus (1.4.4) by downloading the .deb files and using sudo dpkg -i. However I think it tried to install them in the wrong order and I now get "unmet ...
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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 [on hold]

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: ...