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Installing libapache2-mod-fcgid, but can't get through configure

I have setup two servers today from a vmware template. One one this worked, the other it didn't. The only difference is that on the failing one I ran apt-get distupgrades from the last few days before ...
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apt-get problem after having removed Python2

I'm quite a newbee. I installed Python2 and Python3. I got bored of Python2 and decided to uninstall it, if i remember well by sudo apt-get remove python2 but now, everytime i use apt-get , i get ...
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Errors encountered when installing kubuntu on 15.04

I ran: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop and after it gave me this error message: dpkg: error processing archive ...
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goes to installing dropbox when using - sudo dpkg --configure -a

I tried running sudo apt-get update and got this error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ ...
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Linux kernel and headers do not install on a VPS system

At this point all I'm trying to do is update my headers on fresh Ubuntu 14.04: root@invoke:~# uname -a Linux invoke 2.6.32-042stab094.7 #1 SMP Wed Oct 22 12:43:21 MSK 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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does anyone know how to install exagear desktop on chromebook with xfce ubuntu?

I'm having problems with Exagear can someone help me? I use the terminal and every thing nothing works. I use this command and I keep getting this error: sudo dpkg -i ...
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File missing or incomplete package installed

Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit terminal tells me the following: dpkg: warning: Missing file from the list of files xserver-input-vmmouse xorg- package; It is assuming package has no files currently ...
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apt-get install/remove/reinstall doesn't work. Python errors

Recently I tried to install the ubuntu desktop on my ubuntu server 14. The installation failed hard. I tried several things fixing it and did a lot of research. But I couldn't find anything helpful. ...
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How do I add i386 architecture in Ubuntu MATE 15.04?

So I want to install wine:i386 so I can use PlayOnLinux. http://wiki.playonlinux.com/index.php/Installing_PlayOnLinux For users' Debian wheezy and Ubuntu Precise (and higher), they'll need to ...
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E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I've been trying to install the CoreBird Twitter application and have had horrible luck with getting it to compile and then I came across a deb (from here) and tried to install it that way. However, ...
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'sudo dpkg --configure -a' hangs at 100%

I tried to install python's enchant incorrectly with sudo apt-get install enchant. I know now that this was not correct, but it began installing dropbox... no clue why that happened so I panicked and ...
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Black screen when logged in Ubuntu after Nvidia drivers update

Since the last update of my nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (15.04, 64 bit), I get a black screen when logged in Ubuntu. A second monitor does not help. Choosing the recovery mode on Grub doesn't help ...
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Problem removing avg

I've tried to remove avg2013 however when I try I get a funky error message. The command I'm running: sudo apt-get remove --purge avg2013flx The error I get: Removing avg2013flx (2013.3118) ... ...
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dpkg-query is not displaying all files installed from package

I installed postgresql from the package manager sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib and I want to know what files it installed, including any startup scripts or modifications to any ...
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I am having problems installing software because dpkg isn't working [duplicate]

dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0001' near line 0: newline in field name `#padding'. This is the error I'm getting anytime I try to install any software from terminal or the ubuntu ...
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Error on apt-get upgrade and install runit package

I'm trying to install the git-daemon-run package, which has a dependency on the runit package. But the runit package doesn't upgrade properly. When I run apt-get upgrade to upgrade the runit ...
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Can no longer use apt-get to install due to error with apport

I am working on a Windows 7 PC with a Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, 64-bit) Virtual Box. Lately I have been having problems using the 'apt-get' command, and also the Software Updater. The Software ...
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problem running apt-get and dpkg command in ubuntu14

I am new to Ubuntu and I have used the apt-get and dpkg -i command to install a software via command line quiet a few times. But because of some unknown reasons I am getting some errors, which I ...
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How do I overcome a dpkg error caused by deleting a file in /usr/share/doc-base?

Whenever I run something through APT at the command line I get the following error message: Setting up doc-base (0.10.6) ... Processing 2 added doc-base files... Cannot open file ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, dpkg-reconfigure select option unattended

Via a script I am attempting to configure x11-common. Manually I have been able to run the command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure x11-common then selected Anybody which worked. I would like to ...
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How to prompt the execution of a custom script after a task has been completed

I have created a script called checkrest and I have placed it with executable rights in the /bin directory. The script checks if a restart is required by an application, and if so, it checks which ...
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GDB can not be installed because of dependency on libpython3.4.2

I am on 14.04.1 64bit and trying to install GDB version 7.9. First I tried to build from source but I got errors all over the place. Now I got the deb package and it also can not be installed because ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Google Chrome official package always fails to install

In Ubuntu always the default Google Chrome installation fails. How to fix it. $ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 176142 files and directories currently ...
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Unable to install anything

I wonder if someone can help me , when I try install or remove a package , this is the error I get dpkg: error processing package libdrm-nouveau2:i386 (--configure): package is in a very bad ...
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How to install metasploit and armitage in Ubuntu?

I've a problem with Armitage and Metasploit. I tried this commands to install them sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Then a pasted this and saved the list deb http:// http.kali.org/kali kali main ...
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OpenNMS installation fails with error, Apt-Get broken

I was installing OpenNMS and during the install it fails with following error Preparing to unpack .../slpd_1.2.1-9_amd64.deb ... Stopping OpenSLP server: slpd. Unpacking slpd (1.2.1-9) over (1.2.1-9) ...
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Ubuntu DPKG error

E: The package jdk1.8.0-45 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. Above is the message i get while trying to run the upgrade command in Ubuntu as follows : sudo-apt-get ...
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Error installing Gerix Wifi Cracker Xubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Gerix Wifi Cracker. Everything is going great until the last step where I'm supposed to install it by typing: sudo dpkg -i deb.deb I then get the following error message: dpkg: ...
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Unpacking linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic (3.16.0-34.47) over (3.16.0-34.45)

I want to change Java 8 to Java 7. I planned to Remove Java 8 First. I run the Following cmd sudo apt-get purge oracle-java8-installer I got the Following Error Reading package lists... ...
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What does the output of dpkg -l means? [duplicate]

The command dpkg -l is used to list all installed packages in the system. But if you look to the output such as below: ii whoopsie 0.1.34 Ubuntu crash database submission daemon rc ...
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Error 2 : Building dependencies problem in ubntu 14.04

(synaptic:4696): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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MySQL can't install after bad remove

Some time ago I wanted to have MySQL on my VirtualMachine and I installed mysql-server-5.6. Something went wrong so some site told me that I had to manually purge packages so I did something like ...
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Debian's Depend: tag doesn't work with apt-get

Package A_0.0_all.deb's control file contains a dependency on Package B 0.0: Depends: B (= 0.0) Package B_0.0_all.deb's control file has the version 0.0: Version: 0.0 Sitting in the same Debian ...
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dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0006' near line 0: newline in field name `#padding'

I installed xubuntu, after reboot it was installing updates, I stopped it by clocking the close button. Then apt-get didn't work so I removed the file /var/lib/dpkg/lock which I don't know if I should ...
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Monodevelop installation issues [closed]

I am unable to install monodevelop on ubuntu 12.10. I am getting the following error. any help is appreciated. revathi@revathi-AcerLaptop:~$ sudo apt-get install monodevelop-current [sudo] password ...
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How can I restore system files that were accidentally deleted in /usr/share and /var/lib/dpkg?

So ya, earlier today I accidentally ran a rm -rf /usr/share and let it run for about 15 seconds. And then in trying to fix the error I went ahead and uninstalled all of my desktops and a bunch of ...
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apt-get install -f — Error: no space left on disk

I had cache limit problems with GPG keys. A post here solved that, and now sudo apt-get update runs without any errors. Now sudo apt-get upgrade does not work. It tells me to try sudo apt-get -f ...
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Error in dpkg-configure: Can not find file “symbols/u” in any known directory

After upgrading to vivid, I keep getting this error for each apt-get operation or when running sudo dpkg --configure -a directly: Setting up keyboard-configuration (1.108ubuntu5) ... Error loading ...
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Cannot uninstall AVG antivirus

Whenever I try to uninstall AVG or any other app this pops up: ~$ sudo dpkg -r avg2013flx (Reading database ... 204955 files and directories currently installed.) Removing avg2013flx (2013.3118) ... ...
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gdebi vs dpkg : How gdebi automatically gets missing dependancies ? can i use gdebi for all other installations of deb packages?

Recently i happened to reinstall my ubunut in to lubuntu 15.04.. So i was searching for skype installation..and got this nice tute IT was really cool .. what it did was download official package of ...
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“Unmet dependencies” When trying to install KDE Plasma 5.3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to install the latest KDE Plasma here but I'm getting You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: kde-telepathy-minimal: ...
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How to resolve : dpkg: warning: subprocess old pre-removal script returned error exit status 1

How to resolve : The following packages will be upgraded: plexmediaserver 1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B/127 MB of archives. After this operation, ...
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How can I improve my system performance?? As it is working very slow [duplicate]

I have Dell Inspiron N4050 i5 2gb. Am running dual boot (Ubuntu 14.04 along with Win7). As I am a new user (more specifically learner). In Ubuntu am facing several issue regarding the performance. ...
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Error processing package Likewise-open

whenever I try updating/upgrading/installing I get this: Setting up likewise-open (6.1.0.406-0ubuntu5) ... Error: /usr/sbin/lwsmd --start-as-daemon returned 1 (aborting this script) dpkg: error ...
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udev/dpkg error

I'm getting this strange output every time I try to execute a command through SSH on my VPS (Ubuntu Server 15.04) which doesn not allow me to install anything. Any suggestions ? Job for ...
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MySQL breaks after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 15.04 and during this upgrade, MySQL probably broke. After the upgrade, I ran the command(to start mysql): sudo service mysql start The result was command ...
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Running Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro error

So I am trying to install skype on 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 distro and I am getting this error when I try to run it after its done installing: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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Plex is not working properly in ubuntu 15.04, now i cant even remove it?

sudo rm -f /etc/init.d/plexmediaserver && sudo dpkg --purge --force-all plexmediaserver and the result is: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Operation not permitted dpkg: error while cleaning ...
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Installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error

When I was installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error. This is what I did: sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-0-local_7.0-28_amd64.deb However I ...
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Problems with dpkg -i and brackets on 15.04

I download the deb file from http://brackets.io/ and run sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/Brackets* and i get this error dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of brackets: brackets depends on ...