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How to resolve “unknown user 'elasticsearch' in statoverride file” error?

I have been trying to install Elastic Search, I have downloaded the the elasticsearch-2.3.4.deb file. When I try to use the command: sudo dpkg -i elasticsearch-1.7.2.deb It outputs this error: ...
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Unable to purge mysql -server

I am new to ubuntu. I am trying to uninstall mysql-server, while i'm doing it the purging process gets stuck at the line Renaming removed key_buffer and myisam-recover options (if present) and later ...
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Python problem with Let's Encrypt

When trying to use the following command to setup my certs: ./letsencrypt-auto --apache -d example.com I get this error from Python: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of python-...
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Having issues with mime-support and apt

This error is being reported with any instance of apt or apt-get that I run: package mime-support 3.59ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error ...
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At Login says security update and package upgrade available but unable to install [duplicate]

When i login i see 8 packages can be updated. 7 updates are security updates. When i try apt-get update Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive....
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dpkg: error processing (--configure) on Ubuntu 16.04 live USB

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 on a live USB, under a intel NUC. I've used YUMI for creating the live USB and I have other SO's as lives on the USB. When I boot the USB, I get a pop up error, that says ...
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How to solve dpkg problem?

dpkg: error processing package libkdesu5 (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of xterm: xterm depends on libutempter0 (>= 1.1....
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timedatectl or dpkg-reconfigure tzdata in 16.04

I've been using the following script to set Ubuntu 14.04 servers to UTC timezone: echo "Etc/UTC" > /etc/timezone dpkg-reconfigure --frontend noninteractive tzdata echo UTC=yes >> /etc/...
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Apt-get seems to be broken. Cannot install anything

How can I fix this? rimmer@local:/$ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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Update problems… Errors Errors

I tried everything like removing the 24 kernel manually but no matter what I do this is my output of sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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dpkg error code 1

I'm getting this problem whenever I try to install any program Errors were encountered while processing: lightdm grub-common grub2-common grub-efi-amd64-bin grub-efi-amd64 grub-...
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Problem with openmpi and or petsc

I encounter a problem when compiling dealii using petsc/openmpi. I know that this may not be the proper forum for submitting a bug, but the ReportingBugs page was not helpful. The problem apparently ...
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How to uninstall or remove MySQL database client library

I have totally Uninstall mysql from system. But MySQL database client library till mysql client library exit at system Wherever run the command sudo dpkg -l 'libmysqlclient*' Getting the result: ...
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Problem with dpkg (interrupted) [duplicate]

Yesterday I tried to install an app but for some reason it got interrupted. Today I tried to install another app but I got an error: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --...
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apt-get install is not working because of dpkg, how to solve [duplicate]

I can't install any thing using apt-get install It gives this error: E: could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: unable to lock the ...
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Installing java8 in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was trying to install java8 in my ubuntu 14.04 machine. I am getting the following errors. I have tried many solutions available in internet but the floowing error is repeating every time. Oracle ...
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Program created unmet dependencies

I have this apt problem. I want to know what program was root cause of this problem. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Depends: libcurl3-gnutls (= 7.43.0-1ubuntu2)...
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Cannot install BytecoinWallet.deb

I downloaded the latest BytecoinWallet but for some reason it doesn't want to install. At first I gave it perms with: chmod 755 BytecoinWallet-1.0.11.amd64.deb After that I tried to install it ...
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dpkg: error processing package mendeleydesktop (--install)

Now I am sick of this error and after trying all the things that I found from similar questions, I decided to post this. So I am trying to install mendeleydesktop on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 : ...
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Difference between “install” and “installed” in dpkg.log [migrated]

Some recently installed packages appear like so: [date] [time] install [package name] [date] [time] installed [package name] but some packages (e.g. man-db which I haven't manually installed) ...
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Unable to install new software in 16.04

I try to install a new software in Ubuntu 16.04. I cannot install but I get a following error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet ...
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Installing KDE desktop in ubuntu 16.04 error

I'm trying to install KDE in my ubuntu 16.04 but when it was almost done, the terminal displayed me these error: Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-...
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How to add more files inside already packaged deb?

After creation of package for Windows and Mac now moving to ubantu for packaging using netbeans8.0.2 in ubantu 15.04 Package placed under package_path/dist/bundles/.deb When running deb with ...
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How to handle Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg error in hardware enablement stack for Trusty

Following the instructions at LTS Hardware Enablement Stack produces the following result.... $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-wily xserver-xorg-core-lts-wily xserver-...
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dpkg: error processing package dradis

I just ran apt-get update && apt-get upgrade and this is what I got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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Installing the latest kernel

Which deb files(http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.7-rc6-yakkety/) are relevant for 64-bit install. The instructions mention not every 64 filename should be installed(https://wiki.ubuntu....
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How to increase size of boot partition? [duplicate]

I am getting the below error when I tried to use apt-get -f install. I think it's due to the lack of space on the boot partition. Please advise. Thanks. root@ajiva-Latitude-E5440:/home/ajiva# apt-get ...
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dpkg: error processing package samba-libs:amd64 (--configure)

I own ubuntu 16.04. I installed many packages from default repositories by apt-get. but i am getting some dpkg error now from yesterday night. I am newly transfer to linux from windows so i don't know ...
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why I am getting these errors while upgrading or installing a package?

[rajeev@MacBook-Pro ~ ]$ sudo apt upgrade [sudo] password for rajeev: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 ...
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Cryptic message about linux-image-4.4.0 when trying to install anything (or upgrade) 16.04

I'm getting this frustrating message. I didn't mess with anything system related. Reading database ... 264956 files and directories currently installed.) Removing linux-image-extra-4.4.0-21-generic (...
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how to make deb package version 2?

I am trying to build deb packages using deb version 2, I downloaded apache2_2.4.18-2ubuntu3_amd64.deb when I extracted it I found 3 files inside it. 1) control.tar.gz 2) data.tar.xz 3) debian-...
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apt autoremove cannot remove linux-image packages

I seem to have corrupted my apt database and I have no idea how to repair it. It fails on every command that involves linux-image-4.4.0-22-generic and linux-image-extra-4.4.0-22-generic. Here is the ...
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Error when using sudo apt-get update

I am using kubuntu 16.04 SSD/HDD combo and I keep getting the below error message when trying to sudo apt-get update. Reading package lists... Error! E: Could not create temporary file for /var/...
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Installed library using checkinstall which created a package named “python” and causes dependency issues

I wanted to try out the new major version of a c++ library called gtsam. Since I'm currently using an older version of the library for several projects and I wasn't sure about dependency issues, I ...
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Error trying to install most things Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I'm trying to install deluge with sudo apt-get install deluge and I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done deluge is already ...
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dpkg error whenever using apt-get install command

Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/status' near line 907 package 'linux-signed-image-4.4.0-28-generic': duplicate value for 'Package' field libdvd-pkg: Package ...
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Unattended upgrades

There are 2 files with same configuration settings in unattended upgrades /etc/apt/apt.conf.d: 20auto-upgrades and 10periodic. APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1"; APT::Periodic::Download-...
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dpkg -V , What does the output mean?

I ran DPKG Verify on all packges and got this output and I don't know what it means : ??5?????? c /etc/lightdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf ??5?????? c /etc/default/chromium-browser ??5?????? /usr/...
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Fix Package Dependencies?

I'm trying to install build-essential using sudo apt-get install build-essential like I'm supposed to. It returns with the error The following packages have unmet dependencies: build ...
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dpkg warning about '/etc/lsb-release' version number not starting with a digit

I believe I spotted it during the upgrade from Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 to 16.04, but I know for sure that I spotted it just know during a dist-upgrade, I sometimes get this warning from dpkg: dpkg: ...
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Ubuntu Docker Container update-ca-certificates: command not found

This is running a Docker Container using the official Ubuntu 14.04 The end result will be the same as this QA once I can get that command installed. New to Ubuntu and such, trying to get a docker ...
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Getting error while running sudo apt-get update

Whenever I am running $ sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following error. $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive....
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I/O error uninstalling package

I'm trying to remove a package from my system, and I'm getting an I/O error which I can't solve: # apt-get remove gateone Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias ...
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I accidentally canceled 16.04 Upgrade halfway through; dpkg status locked

I was upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and I got some prompts about config files having changed, e.g. /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus.desktop. So I type D to see the diff, but then accidentally hit ...
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/etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch: Permission denied [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to install wine:i386 to use PlayOnLinux, following this article. However, when I run: sudo echo "foreign-i386 architecture"> /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch I ...
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Error installing Nodejs package

I needed to install Nodejs into Ubuntu 14.04 For that, I executed the following command in the terminal with reference from following URL: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-...
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How to install desktop and VNC?

I am trying to install desktop and VNC but I keep getting errors.. So first I execute: sudo apt-get update then: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but I keep getting this errors: Setting up ...
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apt equivalent of `brew doctor`?

I recently ran the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y on an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. There were some conflicts between some of the dependencies of kubuntu-desktop and some of the ...
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Get the list of installed packages with install time, date and vendor details with dpkg-query command

I am trying to get package name with version, splitted package and version, vendor of that package, install time and date using: dpkg-query -W -f='${Package}-${version} ${package} ${version} ${...
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Installing 3rd party C library. Several errors I've had before whose fixes aren't the solution this time

I am attempting to use a third-party C library. Once I'm in the directory for the unpacked file I run ./configure and get: configure: creating ./config.status config.status: creating tests/Makefile ...