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GLEW from apt-get have no include files

enviroment info:ubuntu 14.04 LTS I just sudo apt-get install glew-utils. But when I find / -name "*glew*" I got someting like this: /usr/share/doc/libglewmx1.10 /usr/share/doc/glew-utils /usr/share/...
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install a package in deb file

I created a bash script with various customization in config files in my.cnf of mysql and other things. I need to create a deb package where I need to install mysql-server,mysql-client at first. I ...
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How do I update an application manually?

Two cases: I have installed an application directly using the .deb file. Now there is a new version (i.e. new .deb file). How do I update the current version (and not install the new version in ...
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dpkg purge show dpkg show warning: files list file for package “x” missing

xanarry@ThinkPad:~$ sudo apt-get purge linux-image-extra-3.19.0-25-generic Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will ...
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Problem with ttf-mscorefonts-installer

When trying to remove or reinstall this package, I get: :~$ sudo dpkg -P ttf-mscorefonts-installer dpkg: error processing package ttf-mscorefonts-installer (--purge): package is in a very bad ...
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What compiler flags are used to build the binaries in the official ubuntu .deb packages?

The author of the question What flags are used to compile debian stable packages? points out that Ubuntu has a default (fixed?) set of compiler flags that are used to built the binary files contained ...
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How do I hold a package in landscape?

I have a held package in Ubuntu, and Landscape recognizes it -- this is great. But how do I hold a new package from the Landscape UI?
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No command 'dpgk' found, did you mean: Command 'dpkg'

I am attempting to install some bizarre software. I have virtualbox with lubuntu running in it. I have built a .deb package, that I am trying to install on to this. But I have the oddest error. tony@...
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fakeroot dpkg-buildpackage Issue

I am installing FreeRADIUS. I did this in Ubuntu: fakeroot dpkg-buildpackage -b -uc but this is the result: built dependencies/conflicts unsatisfied;aborting What is the problem?
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Installing Iscan for Epson SX425W

I downloaded the All-In-One package for the SX420, as this was the one listed for my specific printer, extracted it, and ran intall.sh in a terminal. The output was as follows: draganglas@draganglas-...
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Errors when updating avidemux with apt-get. Package conflict? Removal needed?

Not sure what to make of these errors that occurred while performing an update/upgrade with apt-get. I am still fairly new at this, so I can't quite parse everything, but it sounds like I should ...
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“System Program problem detected”-->“Error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)”

I'm really newbie to linux, so I'd be glad with a step by step answer. I'm using ubuntu 15.10 (recently upgraded) Perhaps I should emphasize that the upgrade didn't complete well or totally because ...
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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 apt-...
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found this error while updating or installing software through terminal(error code 1)

I used sudo apt-get autoremove to overcome from this error but I failed. Please help me. atul@atulpc:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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 ql570lpr-1....
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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 running....
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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 vncserver....
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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 software-...
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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 libapt-pkg4....
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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 ...