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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 ...
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Having Trouble Installing MongoDB for setting up Deployd on Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty 84bit

I'm following this process: http://terraltech.com/how-to-setup-deployd-on-ubuntu-server/ And EVERYTHING goes fine without a hitch, then I get to this section: mongo shell And it says that mongo ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code(1)

I encounter the error in the above title whenever I try to run sudo apt-get and I can't figure out why. For example: Setting up python-gobject-2 (2.28.6-12ubuntu1) ... /var/lib/dpkg/info/python-...
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NPM dpkg install errors

I want to install appium in Ubuntu, but if I install anything npm related, I get the below errors. For instance, if I run: leo@leo:~$ sudo apt-get install gcc I get: dpkg: warning: files list ...
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dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure)

I am getting the following error when I remove, autoremove, install, upgrade etc.. via terminal and also software updater. The sudo apt-get autoremove result is given below. The error says dpkg error ...
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failure to upgrade to 3.13.0-89

I am going to upgrade to 3.13.0-89 in servers which has 3.13.0-86 installed. Ubuntu just added 3.13.0-89 to -proposed list. (Actually, it doesn't relate to proposed or not, I tried to upgrade to 3.13....
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apt upgrade error 16.04 / hang on “sync” task, after cpio build of initramfs, from postinst.d

When upgrading (apt-get upgrade) on 16.04 (ubuntu-mate) I get a hang (left from 9:50am til 16:00 or thereabouts) I tracked down as far as the call to /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools and added ...
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Packages broken after accidentally deleted python3

I accidently deleted my python3 package and then I'm trying to reinstall the package. But I am running into errors everytime. The following packages have unmet dependencies: devscripts : Depends: ...
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Cant install chrome no matter what I try. DPKG keeps returning errors

This is the code I ran: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser This is the error I keep getting: dpkg: error processing package network-manager (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent ...
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Read error - read (5: Input/output error) [closed]

I tried apt-get update command during a live boot session and It worked perfectly. After a successful install, the same command is throwing errors. The error behavior is strange, Reading package ...
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Can't find installed programs

I'm trying to install a VPN client (selected correct .DEB package etc) I run using sudo dpkg -i example.deb and it goes through fine and it says it's installed. Now when searching for the program (...
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My system won't install anything

So recently I was just setting up an Ubuntu 15.10 system, and I was downloading some stuff. There was a prompt to update some stuff, and I accepted it, and it went running while I was browsing some ...
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Can't Install Wine On Ubuntu 16.04 For Unkown Reason!

The problem: Every time I've tried to install Wine on Ubuntu 16.04, it doesn't work. When I attempt to install it, I receive the following message: E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' ...
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dpkg: error processing packages after reinstalling dpkg

Somehow I've broken the packet manager on my Ubuntu server. First I got the following error: root@vmd11340:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Can't install Mrtg on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I can't install MRGT-2.17.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Text appear Error below ? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done mrtg is already the newest ...
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gufw installation issue (package is in a very bad inconsistent state)

I have been unable to fix this any help would be appreciated: dpkg: error processing package **gufw** (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before ...
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APT install package with dependency

I created own debian packages with dependencies. Package A: Version 1.0 depends on Package B = 1.2 Version 1.1 depends on Package B = 1.2 Package B: Version: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 If I'm trying to ...
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update-desktop-database: not found error when installing ubuntu-mate-welcome

I am running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, when I try to install the ubuntu-mate-welcome, I get this message. Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Suggested packages:...
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dpkg error with libmysqlclient18

Every time I try to install/uninstall any package I got the same message: nelson@nelson:~$ sudo apt-get install firefox [sudo] password for nelson: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Command Problem in ubuntu

I can not use this command sudo apt-get install w64codecs. The terminal shows this: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the ...
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Error! Your kernel headers for kernel 3.13.0-69-generic cannot be found - Can't Update!

When trying to upgrade, I get this error: Not enough free disk space The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 81.8 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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Recovering uninstalled packages

I did sudo apt-get purge *pulse* ; sudo apt-get purge skype; dpkg -r skype; Output from logs: Start-Date: 2016-06-15 22:26:03 Commandline: apt-get remove *pulse* Requested-By: abhishek (1000) ...
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Issues while upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04

My computer crashed during the upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 and since then I receive this message when I get to the command line.This is the command I used for the upgrade sudo update-manager -d How ...
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Error while updating my system 16.04 LTS

When I am using following command to update my system, I got an error from dpkg,how to rectify that, sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade linux-signed-image-generic ...
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Error while installing any software with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to install LAMP on my computer but I am not being successful. It's not just that now I can't do any installation using the terminal I keep getting this error: jacky@jacky-Aspire-5733:~$ ...
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mdadm package broken, but cannot purge and reinstall

My mdadm package is not fully installed and now when I run apt-get upgrade I see the following error message: Setting up mdadm (3.3-2ubuntu7.1) ... dpkg: error processing package mdadm (--configure): ...
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I can't download anything on 16.04 LTS

When I try to download anything at all through the terminal on 16.04, it doesn't finish something as I do this command: sudo apt-get install kdenlive. It then tells me Unmet Dependencies. Try 'apt-get ...
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apt-get update not Working due to unmet dependencies

Whenever I try installing using apt-get install command I am getting errors like these Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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Another (unsolvable) “old glib” problem

Im sure veterans know the drill (as this question seems to have been asked a billion times), but I am getting this error while installing a piece of software ( ./configure )from source: *** 'pkg-...
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zeroc-ice dependencies has broken apt-get, help!

I've busted apt-get while I was trying to get a mumble server viewer running, and have since given up on doing that as I can't find/discover the resources/solutions to make that happen. but now I can'...
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How to get the download file name of apt-get download?

I have no sudo privilege, So, I want to install software into my home directory. I have a lot of package to download, so I want to write a script to do this. I use: apt-get download libopencv-dev ...
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dpkg: error processing package (Ubuntu 16.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. After install git (and later git-all), I'm getting the following errors whenever I try to run "sudo apt-get upgrade". Setting up runit (2.1.2-3ubuntu1) ... start: Unable to ...
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Getting error While installing dkpg openssh-client

I am running below cmd sudo dpkg -i openssh-client_1%3a5.3p1-3ubuntu7_i386.deb And getting this error: (Reading database ... 197494 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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Software updates failing with dependency issues 16.04 LTS

Recently a software update failed with dependency issues and now they're all failing. The same four modules appear to be the root cause: Errors were encountered while processing: udev apport ...
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distribution upgrade 14.04 to 15.04 halted due to multiple errors

During distribution upgrade 14.04 to 15.04, process halts due to many dpkg errors, here are a few of them. dpkg: too many errors, stopping Errors were encountered while processing: udev gnome-...
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Problems installing on terminal, I keep receiving a “E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)”

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I am a Linux noob. Initially all was fine and installations worked as instructed in various threads. I have now encountered a problem while trying to download an ...
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Can't install pgadmin3 on ubuntu 16.04

After I try sudo apt-get install pgadmin3 I get this message: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Use debian package triggers to patch a file in postinst script

I want to create a debian (.deb) package that patches another packages files. So, for example, if package A installs the file /foo my package called B should patch /foo when the user installs/upgrades ...
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Can't purge/remove nvidia-364. Dpkg returned an error [closed]

Here are my main details Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Acer Aspire V nitro 17 core i7 Nvidia GeForce GYX 860 Hello everyone. I've been using the "Nouveau" default graphics driver since weeks waiting for the ...
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Is it necessary to uninstall first before updating .deb package?

Once in a while I install a .deb package which is not available via package archive (i.e. dpkg -i some-package-v1.deb). I wonder if I should uninstall these packages before updating in order to ...
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Upgrade to 16.04. Broken dependencies and impossibility to resolve them in usual ways [duplicate]

I upgraded the system some days ago and after that I had a problem of broken packages which affects to MySQL and several libraries. After that I can do updates but not install, upgrade, remove or ...