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Apt-get install -f and apt-get autoremove error

I've tried to install new software on Ubuntu and it told me to use that command apt-get install -f, but I get back an error message and I have no idea how to fix it. After that, I tried to use apt-...
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How i can do for know what i have to do i this type of cases: root? [duplicate]

I receive that message when I want install or try to don know that was installed, after it's here : apt-get install linux-generic -(the error)- E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (...
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kubuntu-desktop dependencies problem, now forbidden icon

A week ago, one of my friends said that the kubuntu-desktop is cool. So I installed it. But now there are dependencies problem with kde-telepathy-minimal, and the forbidden icon turned up and said ...
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What is the difference between deb file and ddeb file in linux?

I need to install SystemTap on Ubuntu 14 and I would need to install debug symbols for kernel . I need brief explanation about ddeb file , why it should have different extension ?
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Unable to install npm on ubuntu 14.04 due to broken packages error

Tried installing npm on ubuntu 14.04 however the following error has occurred gwt@gwt-Aspire-E1-571:~$ sudo apt-get install npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Getting this error :Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) when I try to run sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib

I tried installing matplotlib, to make graphs on python on Ubuntu 14.04 and am getting the following error. I am unable to resolve this error: (env)ubuntu@ubuntu-Inspiron-5423:~/tweepy$ sudo apt-get ...
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apt-get gives disk space error but I have plenty of disk space [duplicate]

After a few hours of trying to install a desktop environment, I simply do not understand what I'm doing wrong. After I run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, I get this error: Do you want ...
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Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04

:~$ sudo apt-get remove nginx* && sudo apt-get install nginx-full* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done After this operation, 5,579 kB of ...
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java- error regarding /usr/bin/dpkg

yesterday i accidently removed openjdk-7 using autoremove command which removed a lot of other packages resulting broken dependency. i tried to recover but since i am new to ubuntu so i reinstalled ...
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Error installing snap ubuntu 16.04

I get this error when try to install snapd from terminal: Selecting previously unselected package squashfs-tools. (Reading database ... 265122 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mysql-client-5.7 dependencies issue on update: Permanent solution?

When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade my package system gets broken because of mysql packages. I have tried to unistall the client and all the other packages, then to install ...
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How to install softwares kubuntu 15.10?

whenever I'm using sudo apt-get install software-center or anything else like gedit I'm getting these only Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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14.04 hangs, suspicious broken dependency with libefl

Ubuntu's got a broken package dependency and I tried to fix it, but now it won't reboot. I have to admit I haven't been paying as much attention to my Ubuntu server as I should recently even though ...
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'dpkg-source' unpack error on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04

After installing Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 in a VM I have found that if I run an apt-get source command such as: apt-get source apt I get the following errors after it has downloaded the ...
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Mysql-common cannot be uninstalled

I'm trying to completely uninstall mysql to reinstall it later, after uninstalling all mysql-related packages, mysql-common seems to remain in a broken state. $ sudo dpkg -l | grep mysql pc mysql-...
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I'm getting this error when try to update to php5

When I try to upgrade php from 5.3 to 5.6, this wild error appears Extracting templates from packages: 100% (Reading database ... 98172 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking apache2-...
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How can I know if some Ubuntu 10.04 packages are still available in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 running on a server. I know that it isn't supported anymore, so I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 14.04. I have had problems trying to do this (in a testing environment, of course)...
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“google-chrome-stable depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.8.0); however: Version of libstdc++6 on system is 4.6.3-1ubuntu5.”

I am trying to install google-chrome-stable on a fresh ubuntu 12.04 installation. I run the following commands wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo dpkg ...
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Why is dpkg -i faster than the ubuntu software center?

Why is using sudo dpkg -i package.deb to install deb packages faster than double clicking on the deb file and installing it through the software center? I have seen a very significant time gap ...
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Problem with sudo apt-get upgrade

It tells me to try to run apt-get -f install. The error says "Unmet dependencies. Try using -f." When I try sudo apt-get -f install I get an error that says dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was ...
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Error while installing Adobe Acroread in Ubuntu 15.10

I am getting following error while installing Adobe Acroread in Ubuntu 15.10: xyz@abc:~$ sudo dpkg -i /home/shiva/acroread-bin_9.5.5-1raring1_i386.deb (Reading database ... 442228 files and ...
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DNS issues when ever I switch networks

I am having DNS issues, where when ever I switch networks, I can only access IP addresses, no domain names. I then run: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure resolvconf which allows me to then start using the ...
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Getting following error while installing `cowsay` [duplicate]

I tried to install cowsay using the command: sudo apt-get install cowsay I received the following error message: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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Which old kernel related files can I safely delete?

I frequently run into the issue described in Not enough free disk space when upgrading, because the boot partition created by the Ubuntu installation is too small. When cleaning up as described in the ...
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Help! I can't install anything because of subprocess error [SOLVED]

I don't know what happened but suddenly with no reason no apps and packages could get installed. When i want to install a package with sudo apt-get install <package> I get this error: mpiuser@...
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Unable to install anything using apt-get

I looked through some threads and couldn't find a solution, apologies if this is a duplicate. After messing up an installation of some package (see below), attempting to install anything yields: $ ...
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Mysql database browsers not working after upgrade

I needed version 5.7 of mysql server for a project. I upgraded from version 5.5 to 5.7 using this tutorial. The upgrade was successful and I am able to use the updated version via command line. ...
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dpkg: error processing package rsyslog (--configure): •

Rsyslog is getting uninstalled easily but when I tried reinstalling rsyslog, the installation is having following errors. I am having ubuntu 14.10 which is 32 bit Operating system and kernel version ...
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var lock issue right after installing JDK and soapUI on my machine

I have been dealing with an issue all day here. I cannot seem to have apt-get work for anything whatsoever. I have been through several parameters here including trying these following solutions: ...
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cant use apache2 in ubuntu 14.04

I need to install apache2 on my ubuntu system. On running the command: sudo apt-get install apache2 I get this error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Haveing trouble installing veil-eversion

After this operation, 1,157 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: error processing ...
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to remove broken packages 14.04

I want to remove/reinstall the broken package libopenni-sensor-primesense0 I have tried all commands i.e sudo aptitude install <packagename> sudo aptitude -f install <packagename> sudo ...
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Error while upgrading from 15.04 to 15.10

while running the upgrade a pop-up window appeared with the message "The upgrade has aborted. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg --configure -a)." After ...
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dpkg: error processing package at (--configure)

This is the full error message I am receiving when trying to install any new packages. I tried purging/removing the "at" package but those actions were overrided. I'm relatively new to linux/ubuntu ...
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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 ...