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Getting Software Alien for Terminal

I used sudo apt-get install alien dpkg-dev debhelper build-essential to get alien package for Terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 . But I got this Error Message and couldn't find a Solution... This is what I ...
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DO NOT INSTALL mumble-django on 14.04 you will PERMANENTLY RUIN mumble-server

so.. anyone have a fix for the broken mumble-django package? after the install failed i tried to fix & then remove but it doesn't work, i tried contacting the team working on the project over at ...
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After creating a .deb: dpkg:warning while removing, directory /usr/local/bin not empty so not removed

I have created a package of zsh 5.0.7 from sources and now I can install it successfully but when I try to remove it I get this: $ sudo dpkg -i zsh_5.0.7_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)while processing: getdeb-repository UBUNTU 14.04

whenever I try to intall any packages the following bug comes up (OS in ubuntu 14.04). anil@anil-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for anil: Reading package lists... ...
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Building ffmpeg deb package gives fakeroot debian/rules clean gave error exit status 2

I am trying to build my first .deb package (with ffmpeg sources) and I get some errors. Those are my steps that can be reproduced to get this error: git clone git://source.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git ...
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Can't build new .deb package

I'm trying to create a new .deb package, but the build fails with the following output: dpkg-genchanges: error: binary build with no binary artifacts found; cannot distribute dpkg-buildpackage: ...
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dpkg-maintscript-helper: not found [on hold]

hello dear ubuntu programers: when i do "apt-get -f install" I got dpkg-maintscript-helper: not found I am on 10.04(i686(32 bit), desktop), but upgrade kernel to above 3,(and upgrade gcc to 4.8), ...
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Installing packages without docs

I want to install a bunch of packages, but I don't want to install the documentation of them. How can I do this?
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i'm trying to upgrade the system then some error in sa-compile file

# sudo apt-get upgrade Setting up sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu1) ... Running sa-compile (may take a long time) Can't exec "rm": No such file or directory at /usr/bin/sa-compile line 374, ...
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“Syntax error: ”(“ unexpected invoke-rc.d:” when installing the i8kutils package

When I install same application get that error; Setting up i8kutils (1.41) ... /etc/init.d/i8kmon: 1: /etc/default/i8kmon: Syntax error: "(" unexpected invoke-rc.d: initscript i8kmon, action ...
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What is Not installed (residual config) in synaptic manager? [duplicate]

When I open synaptic package manager, I found some packages under status - Not installed(residual config) as below screen-shot: I want to know that what are these packages/configs? Why it is called ...
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Not able to install nginx on ubuntu 14.04

I keep getting this error while installing nginx on 14.04 sudo apt-get install nginx [sudo] password for : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Terminal states ipython not installed despite being installed

I installed ipython using python-pip. Here is the traceback : user@MY-PC:~$ sudo pip install ipython [sudo] password for user: Downloading/unpacking ipython Downloading ...
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Lubuntu System upgrade error[1] - What does it mean

Lubuntu, 14.04 version loaded on a laptop. Upgrade with the sudo syntax. Upgrade proceeds but I don't think the upgrades is complete. I keep getting an error code at the very end that says the ...
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Software update issue using terminal in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been getting this error ever since I messed up my repository list and updated to xubuntu DE on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I also tried updating the sources.list file. I also tried removing the package ...
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How to tweak “dpkg -l” output

I need the fields returned by dpkg -l to be tab separated but without the headers and the "ii" column. The default output: $ dpkg -l grep Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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Package operation failed ubuntu 14.04. Can't upgrade

Hello I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. But now I'm having troubles every time I try to upgrade my packages. I also found that the upgrade destroyed my Latex and texmaker installations. I'm attaching the ...
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How does package configuration work during ISO installation?

I am creating my own custom Ubuntu 14.04 ISO, with a different set of packages. I am using debootstrap for this purpose, which creates a basic system in a chroot (fakechroot in my case) that is ...
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“Package linux-image-generic is not configured yet.” Error

When I try to upgrade via terminal sudo apt-get upgrade this errors occurred: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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While Installatiog viber.deb with dpkg stopped with error

I tried to install and got this error: sh@Notebook-PC:~$ sudo dpkg --install viber.deb [sudo] password for sh: (Reading database ... 319492 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to ...
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How to refresh the status file

So, I had installed jdk7 and jd6 both on my ubuntu. I was trying to work with maven and it posed some version problems, so I thought I'd remove the jdk6 and then work again. I tried to install jdk 7 ...
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How to parallelize dpkg for large dkms packages?

A lot of dkms modules which are installed as apt packages (e.g. zfs-dkms and openafs-modules-dkms) need a lot of time to build (> 5 minutes) and don't use any parallelization (at least not ...
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Errors were encountered while processing linux-image-3.2.0-54-virtual

I'm trying to install python-dev and I keep getting this error. What is going on? ubuntu@ip-XX-XXX-XXX-XX:~$ sudo apt-get install python-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... ...
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Problem installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python [closed]

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output :: Reading package lists... ...
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14.04 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) after upgrade to 14.04 [duplicate]

Настраивается пакет linux-image-3.13.0-37-generic (3.13.0-37.64) … Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later) The link /initrd.img is a dangling linkto ...
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openjdk-7-jre-headless issue prevents updates/installs

was running 12.04 x64 just fine, decided to upgrade to 14.04. Several apps I use were not updated and were removed at the upgrade. ~$ uname -a Linux xxxyyy 3.13.0-34-lowlatency #60-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT ...
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apt-get -f install error code (prozilla) [duplicate]

I'm sure there's a super simple solution, but I'm not entirely certain what's wrong and my best guesses are below. All I know is I can't install anything else at all due to this error. I don't need ...
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How to remove “dpkg -l” line with “in” for unwanted i386 package on amd64 system?

I will really appreciate your help with this. When I run dpkg -l bash, I get this: Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | ...
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dpkg add armhf architecture doesn't work - 404 not found

Inside a new ubuntu 14.04 docker container I'm trying to add the armhf architecture to dpkg in order to install some armhf libraries using apt-get. As a result of running: root@2a5e4bdf05b7:/# dpkg ...
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dpkg: error processing package libapache2-mod-php5

I have a problem at moment of use my apt-get/aptitude package manager When I want install some packages I get the following output: sudo aptitude install libxslt1.1 libxml2 The following partially ...
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Can't install anything on ubuntu 14.04 nor updates

installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading database ... 20% (Reading database ... 25% (Reading database ...
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dpkg completely broken? It does not recognize root

When I install a package as root: Setting up grub-pc (1.99-21ubuntu3.17) ... /usr/bin/ucf: line 341: test: !=: unary operator expected /usr/bin/ucf: line 630: test: =: unary operator expected ucf: ...
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Unable to install anything, filename too short

I'm fairly new to the Linux scene (installed yesterday), but have been having problems ever since. I've managed to get my touchpad working (for now), but am now unable to install anything. I have ...
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How to get previously install package information?

Is there a way using dpkg, apt, logs, or any thing else, where I can query/retrieve previously installed versions of an application? I don't care about which previous versions were available up to the ...
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Wine not installing, no matter what

Alright guys, here's the deal. I'm on ubuntu 14.04 xfce version, running on an Acer C270 Chromebook with crouton. This is a clean install of Ubuntu, not upgraded from a previous version, nor did it ...
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Can't upgrade for this E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [closed]

Errors were encountered while processing: libdbus-1-3:amd64 libck-connector0:amd64 upstart dbus libgnomevfs2-0:amd64 libgnome2-0:amd64 libgps20:amd64 consolekit libpolkit-qt-1-1 dbus-x11 ...
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Recent app install won't show up [duplicate]

I'm having the next problem. I never learned how to install .tar.gz files, so I installed Alien and convert the .tar files to .deb and install the apps with software center or by terminal. The problem ...
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Wine installation on Ubuntu 14.04 failed

Installation of wine failed, since migration on Ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04). I precise that i have tried many things commonly suggest including : sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get ...
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dpkg is installing the wrong version of a package

I'm attempting to upgrade Graphicsmagick on Ubuntu 12.04 from 1.3.12 to 1.3.18 or newer. I tried to install it following these instructions, but Graphicsmagick did not upgrade and remained 1.3.12. I ...
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Unable to install GCDemu in Trusty Tahr

After trying to install gcdemu from ppa I always get this error and im unable to install it I get this error (synaptic:6595): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed ...
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Corrupt dpkg status file

After upgrading my system last week the S hits the Fan. Looked al over the forun but did'nt got the answer to solve my problem. Within DPKG the "status" file was corrupt, back-ups where empty so tried ...
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apt-get upgrade does not consider manually built and installed packages

I tried the following, since I apply custom patches to some packages: When apt-get upgrade shows packages to upgrade, I download the sources using apt-get source, apply my patches, rebuild, install ...
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I can't install unity8-desktop-session-mir

I try to install unity 8 on ubuntu trusty but when I type this command sudo apt-get install unity8-desktop-session-mir , it not work and return this error: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Error encountered when using dpkg to install packages (--configured)

I used sudo aptitude update and sudo aptitude upgrade to update the packages, and encountered an error when processing the package man-db (with --configure). A few days later, same error occured with ...
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How do I get the real package name and version for a pseudo package?

How do I get the real full package name (including the version) that would be installed if I ran apt-get install pseudo-package-name? This is related to this previous question: Get the kernel version ...
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dpkg always failing, complaining about missing package name [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 from a liveUSB due to a problem with my HDD. Today I was trying to install Steam, but the installation failed every time. Some testing later, I noticed every installation of ...
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cannot install packages

I have trouble install packages with apt-get. I get the following error: trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/soffice', which is also in package openoffice-debian-menus 4.1-9764 rmdir: failed to remove ...
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Simple instructions for creating a pacakge

I am about to give up creating a package for Ubuntu even though it is my development platform. I have a GPL app based on Qt, it has several sharelib to include and a few lib dependencies. I have ...
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I downloaded a package and all of its dependencies, how can I easily install them all at once?

I downloaded .deb packages with their dependencies. How could I install it once? Like automically searches for its dependencies on my library.
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MaxReports reached

I regularly get this message every time I update software or install new packages. Can someone please help me rectify this annoying feature? My packages usually perform satisfactorily, as far as I can ...