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apt-install says I have broken held packages, but dpkg -l | grep dissagrees

Im trying to install tomcat8 on a ubuntu machine: ubuntu@ip-172-31-45-255:~$ sudo apt-get install tomcat8 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Cant use apt-get upgrade after force quitting software updater

I was updating the apps and ubuntu via the software updater in my ubuntu 14.04 . But the updater froze and i had to forc quit it . Now i cant update or uninstall any apps or use apt-get upgrade or ...
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found this error while updating or installing software through terminal(error code 1)

i use sudo apt-get autoremove to overcome from this error but i fail.pl help me:-thanks in advance atul@atulpc:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After doing : sudo apt-get -f install I get : Errors were encountered while processing: apturl gaphor gdebi gdebi-core gnome-applets-data gnome-orca gnome-sudoku guake nvidia-prime onboard ...
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How do I install ql570lpr-1.0.1-0.i386.deb using terminal?

I have tried to install ql570lpr-1.0.1-0.i386.deb using terminal but I'm having difficulties as I'm not sure how to solve the following: paul@Linuxlap:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i --force-all ...
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Error while upgrade in Ubuntu 15.10

I am getting this result by running sudo apt-get upgrade: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring packages ... Setting up udev (225-1ubuntu9.1) ... ...
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/bin/sh, /bin/bash and /bin/dash all broken, how can I install them again

Removed all /bin/sh, /bin/bash and /bin/dash. I cannot install them because dpkg and apt-get need a shell to install and there is no shell available. I'm still logged in and my Ubuntu is still ...
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Too many graphical interfaces?

Ive installed kde, unity8 and gnome and now I have missing dependencies. Can anyone help me? sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get autoremove and others wont work. for example: sudo apt-get purge ...
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Installed wrong libc6-dev Version

I wanted to install an ARK server on my ubuntu server 14.04 LTS and I think I completely messed up my system entirely. What I did was this. nano /etc/apt/sources.list and added this to the file ...
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Cannot Upgrade Ubuntu 15.10 - insserv and dpkg errors

I am currently unable to upgrade my Ubuntu 15.10 system using the apt-get dist-upgrade or aptitude dist-upgrade commands. If I recall correctly, the last change made was the installation of ...
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Can't find broken packages

Xubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro. There seems to be a serious problem with dpkg as there were only a few updates available when I logged into Ubuntu after more than a month. Also when I try to install ...
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Problem during Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Beta [closed]

I was upgrading my machine from Ubuntu 15.10 to Beta 16.04. At the end of the upgrade the following popped up: "dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct ...
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dpkg gives config error, with 'kesmit'

I've installed kesmit, but gave the wrong username. What do I when dpkg --configure -a it does not solve it?
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Problems with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I tried to install dropbox and suddenly it couldn't finish installation. I tried from the terminal to do it manually and the same,it stucked at 100%. These are two of the problems are coming through ...
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Not all files are installed from fontconfig-config package

This is incredibly mysterious: $ apt-get download fontconfig-config ... $ dpkg --contents fontconfig-config_2.11.1-0ubuntu6_all.deb | grep 60-latin -rw-r--r-- root/root 1701 2015-01-19 14:43 ...
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apt-get install - error currupt database format file

Im trying to install the "samba" package (or any package - this happens with all of them) and apt Fetched 46.4 MB in 1min 22s (561 kB/s) E: Cannot get debconf version. Is debconf installed? ...
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Accidently deleted /var/lib/dpkg folder from ubuntu

I had deleted the /var/lib/dpkg folder in ubuntu 14.04 accidently. I recreate the dpkg directory and copy the /var/backups/dpkg.status.0 as status to that directory, based on the link. I can perform ...
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Installation of mono 4.2.1 over mono 3.2.8 on ubuntu 14.04 amd 64, results some unmet dependencies

In End user machine(ubuntu 14.04 LTS) there is some mono-applications such as tomboy, banshee are pre-installed which runs on mono-3.2.8. Now i have another mono-application and i want to run it on ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) when installing libmariadbclient-dev in ubuntu 14.0.3 LTS

I have been trying to install mariadb on Ubuntu 14.04 I installed it some 4 months back, following a tutorial from mariadb website. I typed the following commands : sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to install/upgarde. Shows `E: The package linux-headers-4.2.0-32 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.`

I am using ubuntu 15.10. Recently I used the command sudo dpkg --configure -a, form then it is showing the above error. On typing this command now, it shows: dpkg: dependency problems prevent ...
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Can't install debian package

I'm trying to create and install my own deb package: fotorator_1.0-1.deb. When I try to use gdebi fotorator_1.0-1.deb, I get following error: root@kiosk-HP:~/Desktop# gdebi fotorator_1.0-1.deb ...
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Cant install unity tweak tool

i am trying to install unity tweak tool but I can't install it. I am getting the following output when I tried installing it via the Ubuntu software center installArchives() failed: perl: warning: ...
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unable to dpkg cups-pdf

By mistakenly i removed cups from my system in terminal by command sudo apt-get remove cups-pdf sudo apt-get remove cups after that i tried below sudo dpkg -i cups-pdf_2.5.0-16_amd64.deb ...
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Complicated problem, upgraded from 12 to 13 to 14.04, lost volume, tried to fix, now disk full, many problems

This is quite a complicated one... After upgrading my ubuntu 12.something to an eventual 14.04, some kernels were left behind, and somehow the volume got lost at some moment (this was about a year ...
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'libxslt1.1:i386': Input/output error

dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: reading files list for package 'libxslt1.1:i386': Input/output error E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2) Hi everyone, I've tryed to ...
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can't install software, apparently installed packages have unmet dependencies

I've got a DELL n5110 laptop, with intel i3-2330m cpu @ 2.20GHz x 4, 64 bit OS system, ubuntu 14.04 LTS operating system. The error that comes up is upon start up, and it gives me the option of ...
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Not able to install Virtual box in Ubuntu

I followed this Ask Ubuntu guide, I manually downloaded virtual box from this link and tried to install like: $ dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.16-105871~Ubuntu~trusty_amd64.deb But no success, I got ...
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How to Automate Install / Recovery of an OpenLDAP Server

There is a very good tutorial to get a replicated LDAP system up and running over here: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/openldap-server.html For me, there is a great frustration with the LDAP ...
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dpkg dependency problems due to different installed versions

Can someone help me to solve this problem? Below is the output when performing sudo dpkg --configure -a Output: sudo dpkg --configure -a dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration has no effect :-(

Unfortunately the change of my keyboard layout does not has any effect with the command "sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration" on my ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS server running in a virtual box. Even if ...
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How to fix broken LaTeX packages?

I was trying to install LaTeX using the command sudo apt-get install texlive-full but when 11.5 kb installation was remaining, terminal reported an error that stated: Errors were encountered while ...
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Error installing MaaS on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Got this error when installing MaaS. Try install mass-cluster-controller individually and got same error. Why? -- dpkg: error processing package maas-cluster-controller (--configure): MaaS Error ...
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Error while using apt-get

I am not very expert in linux. I am just using Ubuntu for few months. Recently, I am facing the same error whenever I am trying to perform any task(mainly apt-get tasks). For example here I am trying ...
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Cant install VLC

I am new to Ubuntu. while trying to update the vlc in order to be able to play certain videos, I screwed up and now im unable to install a new version of the VLC media player. while doing this, I was ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages - Chrome [duplicate]

I recently noticed while installing some packages and using the command apt-get update that I ran into the following error: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release ...
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Error with vlc installation, dependency

I recently updated Ubuntu 14.04 from software updater. After update some packages were removed. after that I found that vlc has been also removed from my system. So I tried to install vlc and its ...
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error dpkg in terminal ubuntu

I'm downloading brackets in github https://github.com/adobe/brackets/releases/tag/release-1.6+eb4 please help me dpkg --install ~/Download/Brackets.1.6.Extract.64-bit.deb dpkg: error: parsing file ...
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Unable to use apt-get on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

My ubuntu was working just fine but today it has started giving me problems. I am not able to use apt-get. there is some openssh dependency issue. I tried to solve by reading forums but I could not ...
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packages 'not yet configured' - how should I solve this?

Ok, I have to rephrase my question. I'm not able to install packages because a bunch of them have apparently been installed, but not configured. When I try to configure them, however, the dependency ...
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apt-get + dpkg error after compiling and installing minidlna from source

I am running 14.04.1. I followed this guide to compile and install miniDLNA from source a while back. Ever since then, when I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y, I get the ...
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Depackaging error (Answers already provided in this forum did not help)

I was trying to install numpy (I already have python 2.7 in my machine- Ubuntu 14.04). Everything is fine except this message- updmap-sys failed. Output has been stored in /tmp/updmap.eJNuPquV ...
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“unmet dependencies” while installing gtk +3 [duplicate]

Trying to install GTK as it was required by a another package. So I ran apt-get install libgtk-3-dev But getting unmet dependencies error. Output Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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“unmet dependencies” after upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded ubuntu to 15.10, then I tried to compile a gtk app and found out I had no GTK installed. So I ran sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-dev but this is the output Reading package lists... Done ...
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can't install or update any program, dpkg: error

every time I try to install or update anything it gives this error dpkg: error: failed to open package info file `/var/lib/dpkg/available' for reading: No such file or directory E: ...
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Installation of ncurses-bin fails with “unable to make backup symlink for './usr/bin/infotocap': No such file or directory”

For some unknown reason the package dependencies on my Ubuntu 15.10 got messed up. sudo apt-get -f install fails because the installation of ncurses-bin fails with unable to make backup symlink for ...
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Why is Octave half configured?

I have installed Octave using the following commands giver over here-: wget -c ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-4.0.0.tar.gz tar xzvf octave-4.0.0.tar.gz cd octave-4.0.0 .configure make make ...
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Can't use “apt-get install” anymore due to “unmet dependencies”

I don't remember having done anything fancy on my computer recently, but I can't run apt-get install anymore $ sudo apt-get install phantomjs Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Is there a method to force delete or uninstall an app (i.e. dropbox ) other than removing it from Software Center?

So far I've tried of course the go-to area for newbies: Ubuntu Software Center. Fail#1 I clicked on the "remove" button and I left it overnight and it's still 'pending'. It seems like the progress ...
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Unmet ruby dependency, but ruby installed

In an Ubuntu 14.04 server, I needed a recent version of ruby-passenger. The version I need is not available in the repositories yet (4.0.53-1). I obtained a deb and trying installing it with dpkg. ...
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Can't use apt-get upgrade - dpkg: error processing iwlwifi-firmware

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Whenever I try to run apt-get upgrade, the upgrade fails: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...