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dpkg --configure -a hangs when found initrd image

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Desktop" with GitLab. The system runs in a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012 R2. The machine runs daily automatic updates for "Important security updates", ...
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Problem with texsudio

I wanted to update my texstudio from 2.9.4 to the latest version 2.10.4. But I am unable to do it. First I ran this command, sudo dpkg -i texstudio_2.10.4-13.1_i386.deb it gave me error. After this ...
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libldap & dpkg errors

I seem to have a problem with my install after removing Wine 1.8: [installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% ...
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dpkg: error processing (--unpack)

When I try to update the system(sudo apt-get update) or install something (sudo apt-get install ...) it returns the following error : dpkg: error processing archive ...
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Accidentally deleted /usr/lib/python3.4

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and I accidentally deleted python3.4 I am trying apt-get install python3.4 dpkg-reconfigure -a apt-get install -f But I am seeing the following errors dpkg: error processing ...
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Installing Cuda7.0 after removing cuda 7.5

I was setting up to use google's shiny new library TensorFlow. So being excited I began the tensorFlow pip install. Noticing that I needed cuda I went to the Cuda website and downloaded the 7.5 deb ...
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Multiple questions on same dialog

How do I setup the postinst script and template to have multiple questions on same dialog and get their return values in different $RET My current code: template Template: foo/like_debian Type: ...
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3 Broken Package that will not be removed; so that I can update Ubuntu 14.04

I have done sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. After that it gives me the following error message You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following ...
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Unable to Install Openssh-Server on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install OpenSSH-Server and receiving following error, Unpacking openssh-server (from .../openssh-server_1%3a5.9p1-5ubuntu1.7_amd64.deb) ... /var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst: 17: exec: ...
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unmet dependency error on ubuntu 14.04 while installing

whenever I am trying to install php5 or my-sql I am getting below error. The following packages have unmet dependencies: mysql-server : Depends: mysql-server-5.5 but it is not going to be ...
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QGIS not working with Python installation on Wily 15.10: broken paths/dependencies

When I try to run QGIS, I get the following errors at startup: An error occured during execution of following code: import pyplugin_installer Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, ...
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Removing Katoolin from Ubuntu 14.04

I made the mistake of installing this (piece of cr*p of) Katoolin package https://github.com/LionSec/katoolin. The problem is it botched up my Ubuntu, many packages don't work anymore. System update ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) after installing Ubuntu 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, I used sudo apt-get upgrade But the I get the following: Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem [duplicate]

i am getting an dpkg error while installing eclipse... sanju@sanju-HP-000-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install eclipse E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to ...
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libc6:armhf issue when running dist-upgrade [closed]

I am running raspbian and when trying to run sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I am getting the following output: http://pastebin.com/QZsR8MjB I think that the relevant part is debconf: DbDriver "config": ...
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Error when installing Apache on fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.5

When I run sudo apt-get install apache2 I get the following error The following packages have unmet dependencies: apache2: Depends: apache2-mpm-worker (= 2.2.22-1ubuntu1) but ...
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Install multiple deb files while respecting their dependencies

To support offline installation of multiple .deb files, I'm using: sudo dpkg -i dependencies/*.deb I've noticed some packages fail using this method because of the order they installed For ...
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dpkg: warning while apt-get

I get these warnings while I do some work with apt-get (install or upgrade). There are lots of them but I think each has something to do with opencv. When I try to install these missing packages it ...
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few files listed when running “sudo dpkg --listfiles apache2”

I installed apache2 by running sudo apt-get install apache2, but it seems that something wrong happened. Below is the output. Why? me@mycomputer:/usr/share/apache2$ sudo apt-get install apache2 ...
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How to debug an unmet dependencies problem?

Note about possible duplicate: AFAIK, This is not a duplicate of How do I resolve unmet dependencies after adding a PPA? otherwise please prove it by solving the test problem I mention below using ...
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How to force-remove dependencies even if package manager is complaining? [duplicate]

I can't seem to find a question for this, which seems rather weird, but anyway: How can I force-remove a dependency from my system, ignoring all errors and wiping it from existence? A solution that ...
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Can't install programs from the ubuntu software center

Im kinda new to ubuntu so im trying to cope with commands and all that stuff, so basically i was trying to install VLC on my comp and as soon as it's about to finish i get this window, and its ...
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Raspberry with Snappy: .deb package [duplicate]

I have a Raspberry PI 2 with a clean install of Ubuntu Snappy 15.04. I need to install a .deb package but dpkg gives this error: dpkg: error: unable to access dpkg status area: Read-only file system ...
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I can't install any package in 15.10 [duplicate]

Help me.. I can't install any packages in Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get installArchives() failed: dpkg: error: configuration error: /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch:1: unknown option ...
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installing and removing libnspr4

I have installed libnspr4 2:4.11-1 and should have install libnspr4-dev. With out the dev I can not compile synchronet bbs software. When I try to remove libnspr4 2:4.11-1 i get the following ...
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error while running sudo apt-get update, E: dpkg was interrupted

When I run sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade this error appears E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. and when I run sudo dpkg ...
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Difference between `dpkg -i` and `apt-get install`

From all the other Q&A (like: What is the difference between dpkg and aptitude/apt-get?) I understand that apt-get is a wrapper over dpkg and provides dependency management. Assuming I'm ...
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How to Remove varicad2013-en (A Virus or PIA)

I am having a problem. I was running out of space and remove varicad2013-en from my system manually. Now when I try to do a system upgrade, the system fails with the following message: Processing ...
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subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 10

I get this when try to install zabbix-agent or nfs-coomon on my ubuntu 14.04 server. I have enabled debugging of post installation script and here is what I get. [sk-web01]/var/lib/dpkg/info> dpkg ...
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Problem with apt daemon. Apps disappeared, can't run any application, how do I fix it?

When a run synaptics package manager for example, I get W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock E: ...
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dpkg -l | grep linux-image warning and memtest86

it's my first question here . I have executed dpkg -l | grep linux-image After that I deleted the old kernels with the command sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.19.0-32-generic I kept the ...
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Ubuntu source package dependency tree

I have some packages. Let's call them A.deb, B.deb and C.deb. Each package has a corresponding source package A.dsc and A.tar.gz, B.dsc and B.tar.gz, C.dsc and C.tar.gz. The packages depend on each ...
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How to enable source package download for a section of private ubuntu repository

We have created a internal ubuntu repository. It has a few custom sections which has packages that were custom built. Currently, no source packages are provided for download for the repository users. ...
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“No fortunes found” error

So, I have installed fortune on my Rackspace server but if I run it without any arguments it says No fortunes found I installed the package as root so there shouldn't be a permissions issue. The ...
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Broken libc6 package on 14.04.3

I have broken system package libc6 in the Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 which has had libc6_2.19 version and i tried to install 2.15 version. After this attempt most system commands don't work (ls, cp, mv, ...
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unable to upgrade or download from ubuntu software center or appgrid

I am new to linux. Recently I installed barry desktop a client for blackberry sync.And after reboot I found an error notification on the desktop panel with an error message saying ERROR: BROKEN ...
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“E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” when running apt-get to install or remove software [closed]

I am getting this error during installation and uninstallation via apt-get: $ sudo apt-get purge openjdk-8-jre Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Unmet deps when removing emacsen-common

I have a problem with unmet dependencies. I'm looking for an answer on how to solve the problem in this specific case and also I wan't to know if there is a general method so that I can solve problems ...
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dpkg Error: libc6-i386 half-installed

I'm new to Ubuntu, installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my new laptop and everything seems to work fine, but … Every time I try to install or deinstall something from softwarecenter (or via apt-get) this Error ...
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apt-get dist-upgrade problem

When i try to "apt-get dist-upgrade" i always receive the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-virtual : Depends: linux-image-virtual (= 3.2.0.87.101) but ...
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Dpkg broken pipe error when using os.popen in Python [closed]

I'm experimenting with Gtk+ 3 and I'm creating a program which gets the output of the dpkg --get-selections command and displays it into a Gtk+ 3 TextView. When I run my program I get the following ...
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Dependency problems when updating gcc-4.9-base (and similar) packages

I normally check for updates myself, just to be sure that I have the latest everything. When I went to check for updates again today, nothing appeared in the list! So I click Install Now anyway. ...
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Running “dpkg -s” or “-l” silent

I am writing a script that checks for a very big list of dependencies. So I wrote a function that gets the package name as input and using dpkg checks if it is installed and prints an appropriate ...
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Wickr install Fails:

I tried to install the Wickr's deb package available in the app's website on Ubuntu 15.10 and I get the following message: $ sudo dpkg -i wickr_2.3.5_amd64.deb sudo: unable to resolve host martin-Hp ...
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how to get rid of web eula notification? [duplicate]

whenever i install a package eula notification appears.like │ TrueType core fonts for the Web EULA │ ...
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I am trying to install deluge [duplicate]

me@hp:~$ sudo apt-get install deluge [sudo] password for me: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. help me how to fix this
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Prevent Ubuntu from shutdown before background automatic updates complete

So there is a situation were I have installed a (x)Ubuntu 14.04 on a friend's PC. Automatic updates are set "download and automatic install updates". The problem is after some months of use, it ...
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Whenever I install or update I get this error (screenshot added below) The MATLAB interface needs to know where MATLAB is installed?

In the screen it asks for matlab installed directory, I don't have MATLAB and I don't want to buy it. I'm running ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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File containing a list of all installed software, including dependencies?

All the guides I've seen recommend the use of the command dpkg --get-selections and redirecting the output to a text file. Isn't there a file somewhere on the filesystem that contains a list of all ...
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How can I backup packages from an install I can't currently boot

My ssd had a partition problem and I've been unable to repair grub. I can still access the partition with my files on it though so what I want to do is backup the installed packages and reinstall ...