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Trouble Installing MySQL workbench [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu Linux. My Professor asked us to download Ubuntu 10.10. I have made several attempts to download MySQL as 32 and 64 bit in Debian packages and it keeps failing. See below for what i ...
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timezone change resets after reboot ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to change my timezone from HKT to JST or any other timezone for that using the most commonly used command that I can find sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. This successfully changes the ...
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How to install the apt-get command, when it's itself been removed?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Asus tf101 and wanted to strip it down a little bit removed the desktop environment and any application that comes with it. By doing this I accidentally removed removed ...
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Install usblib package - Ubuntu

I need the package libusb for another package I am installing. I tried the following which seemed to install the package, sudo apt-get install libusb-dev but when I try to install the other ...
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How to completely remove other versions of Java on 11.10?

I have been trying to install Java on my dedicated server. I have partially installed multiple versions of Java and now cannot un-install them as they all have dependencies. Whenever I try and ...
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Attempt to Upgrade is failing due to unstable mfc6490cwlpr:i386

I am attempting to upgrade to the most recent Ubuntu OS but i am being stopped with warning that mfc6490cwlpr:i386 is in a very bad inconsistent state. the warning suggests that I should reinstall ...
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Unable to fix broken packages with sudo apt-get install -f

Here's my result, of sudo apt-get install -f. i have Ran it twice and got negative result. I believe there is an error at "error in Version string '0:3.6.1-dates for language English Translation ...
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Why does dpkg give me a “package was interrupted” error?

When I try install or remove a software through the terminal, I receive dpkg package was interrupted and further if I use software center to install the same, I receive ttf-mscorefonts-installer ...
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'E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)' while updating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: getting error message Package operation failed Terminal dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 0: field name ...
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Install a list of packages only if they aren't already installed

I'm trying to automate my setup as much as possible. To do this I have lists of packages that I want to install, for example: banshee wireshark audacity thunderbird thunderbird-lightning calibre ...
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What to do if dpkg is stuck while updating packages?

I just installed Kubuntu 11.10 and started to update packages. All packages downloaded and now it's stuck running dpkg, at 53%, for hours. What can I do now to not break anything? Should I reset my ...
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How do I finish installing Sun JDK after cancelling out of the legal term screen?

I am a newcomer to linux and have had lots of problems in installing java on my newly installed Ubuntu 11.10. I use a statistical programming environment called R and many of the packages there ...