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Dpkg remains configuring moodle

When I tried to configure moodle like: root@server:~# dpkg --configure moodle It remains like that indefinitely. Whatching this process on "top" I realized that it does not use any Memory ...
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How to list installed packages with security patches?

I would like to list all packages installed on a Ubuntu Server 10.04 that were upgraded for security reasons. Is there any tool that will list all security packages installed on a system? Any help ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu Server as psa-imp won't uninstall

When I try to upgrade Ubuntu using apt-get upgrade I get the message (Reading database ... 67729 files and directories currently installed.) Removing psa-imp ... Where it will hang for ages ...
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How to recover broken dpkg after lucid-bleed ppa-purge?

Did a ppa-purge of lucid-bleed and dpkg didn't downgrade properly and now it is broken. dpkg: PreDepends: tar (>= 1.23) but 1.22-2ubuntu1 is to be installed What scares me is when simulating the ...
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Reconfiguring dpkg in Ubuntu 10.04

When I try to get certain libraries, I get the following message E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. It takes too long for it to ...
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Using dpkg --set-selections

I used the following commands to lock my Samba installation from upgrading. echo samba hold | dpkg --set-selections echo samba install | dpkg --set-selections My question is simple. How do I ...
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How to download a package for offline installation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? sudo apt-get install {x} ex: X = ghdl I want download the package "X" to my USB . How can I do that ? Second, my computer ...
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dpkg --print-avail PACKAGE fails

I just happened to notice that dpkg --print-avail PACKAGE (same as dpkg -p PACKAGE) is failing on my Ubuntu 10.04.2 server. Should I be concerned? For example: $ dpkg -p a2ps Package `a2ps' is not ...
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How to get dpkg working again?

i tried to install sqlite3 on ubuntu 10.04 by typing: sudo apt-get install sqlite3 this gave me the message E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the ...
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Can't install anything, dpkg error

I can't install anything on my Ubuntu.. I googled it, found the same problem, but none of the proposed solutions solved my issue.. All the time, it keeps giving me No apport report written because ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu Tweak

I'm new to Ubuntu and loving it already. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and want to download and install Ubuntu Tweak. I followed the following process: system>administrator>synaptic package ...
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Does installing packages manually with dpkg prevent a future upgrade path?

I manage a private network which has no internet connectivity due to the security policy of the customer. This network has a single Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server installation (soon to be several more) and ...