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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) after installing Ubuntu 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, I used sudo apt-get upgrade But the I get the following: Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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apt-get install stuck at “Unpacking wine…”

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using an ordinary apt-get install playonlinux command to have it installed. However, it is always getting stuck at (i.e. doesn't do anything further): Preparing to ...
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GRUB shows kernels from previous ubuntu version

I have just updated Ubuntu to 16.04 version and when I boot, grub shows the kernels from the previous Ubuntu version. How can I delete them? (not only in the grub list but to actually free that space ...
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List all packages available (and/or installed) from a specific source

How can I list all package names and their versions available from a specific package source (official repositories, PPAs or other repositories) ? Also, how can I filter only the installed packages ...
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Unable to Install Openssh-Server on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install OpenSSH-Server and receiving following error, Unpacking openssh-server (from .../openssh-server_1%3a5.9p1-5ubuntu1.7_amd64.deb) ... /var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst: 17: exec: ...
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Install multiple deb files while respecting their dependencies

To support offline installation of multiple .deb files, I'm using: sudo dpkg -i dependencies/*.deb I've noticed some packages fail using this method because of the order they installed For ...
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libssl-dev and libssl1.0.0 on confilcting versions

My problem on 12.04lts is that somehow my libssl1.0.0 got upgraded to 1.0.1-4Ubuntu5.17 and my libssl-dev requires 1.0.1-4Ubuntu5.14 apt won't update libssl-dev because libssl1.0.0 was upgraded first. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit - Provides in a package not working

I have recently switched over to 14.04 64bit from 12.04 32bit. I use packages that are built by my company and I have added architecture dependency in the sources.list file like: deb [arch=i386] ...
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How to fix a Failed Package Operation Error?

Launched the software center and I am getting this error: installArchives() failed: E: Invalid archive signature E: Internal error, could not locate member control.tar.{gzbz2xzlzma} E: Prior ...
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HDHomeRun Dual and Kaffeine

I am trying to get HDHomeRun Dual to work with Kaffeine. I installed DVB per the instructions here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/dvbhdhomerun/wiki/UbuntuPackages but at the end, when I install, I ...
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libtirpc1 have unmet dependencies

sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. sudo dpkg ...
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3 Broken Package that will not be removed; so that I can update Ubuntu 14.04

I have done sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. After that it gives me the following error message You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) - package “runit”

I was trying to upgrade to ubuntu 15.04 to fix random system crashes on my previous installation but the system crashed during the upgrade, as a result I had to fix it from terminal mode, now I have a ...
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False disk full error: apt-get unable to install or remove

I encountered the following error while upgrading my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Now apt-get is unable to install or removed any package. Unpacking linux-headers-3.13.0-62 (from ...
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How can I use equivs-build to build packages that can be installed on older versions of Ubuntu?

I have several versions of Ubuntu installed, including 14.04 and 10.04. When I build packages using equivs-build on 14.04, it generates .debs that contain .xz-compressed data. The version of dpkg on ...
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Why does DPKG Status file get corrupted

I have had over the past 2 weeks 3 times a problem with the /var/lib/dpkg/status file. I normally grab the "old" version or edit the file to clean it from corruption, but I wanted to know, what ...
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Can't remove 2XClient using dpkg

I have a problem removing 2XClient from Ubuntu 12.04. This is the output Removing 2xclient ... Unregistering tuxclient url-protocol handler in gconf tree (gconftool-2:3905): GConf-WARNING **: ...
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Resolving pkg-config to packages

I'm trying to build something from source, and the configure tells me something like this: checking for foo... Package foo was not found in the pkg-config search path. So I have to go and install ...
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dpkg Unmet dependency linux-image-generic 13.10

I've upgraded a few of my boxes to 13.10 and have started to see the following error on them when running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade: Setting up linux-image-3.11.0-13-generic (3.11.0-13.20) ...
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apt-get update is not working

Hello Ubuntu Community, I have been working with Linux for 5 years, and with those five years, I have never had a problem with the Ubuntu apt program. It usually works like a charm and is an instant ...
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) due to glance-registry

Shortly after logging in, a system error pops up with a prompt to report the error. It refers to "glance-registry." The error icon at the top of the workspace says Error: BrokenCount>0 ...
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cups error in installing packages

I recently use sudo apt-get update command in Ubuntu 14.04 and now when I want run packages,I got error. For example when I use sudo apt-get install vagrant for installing vagrant I got this error: ...
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Error on installing applications

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() failed, please report. When I run dpkg in the terminal, I get the following ...
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After Ubuntu update from 15 to 16.04, error in keyboard-configuration package

So I just started the automatic upgrade of my Ubuntu distribution this morning, from 15.xx to the new 16.04, everything went smoothly except for an error I got at the end: something prevented the full ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I repair “/run/resolvconf/interface” missing error?

An upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15 failed. Package repair hangs at this point: Setting up resolvconf (1.77ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for resolvconf (1.77ubuntu1) ... resolvconf: ...
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unmet dependency and debconf: Problem setting up the database defined by stanza 3 of /etc/debconf.conf

everyone! I've been searching for a solution to this problem for weeks now, but nothing I've tried has worked. I am running a ARM version of Ubuntu 14.04 Server on an Odroid XU4. I'm not doing much ...
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Any suggestions on installing the haskell-platform or stack in ubuntu?

I tried to install haskell-platform and I am getting the following unmet dependencies. Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Some packages could not be ...
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What does dpkg --auto-deconfigure actually do?

I'm trying to replace Nginx with a version that has the PageSpeed module compiled in, and I've made my own .deb file for this. The first step is to uninstall the old nginx. However, when I try apt-get ...
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Apt-get commands won't work

On my ubuntu 15.04 server the apt-get command won't work. I think it has something to do with perl. Does anyone know how to fix it? I've already tried apt-get -f install, but that outputs the same ...
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Package gvfs-common is not configured yet?

I am having trouble getting into Synaptic Package Manager. When I run sudo dpkg --configure -a as it suggests I get: dpkg: error processing package gvfs-common (--configure): package is in a very ...
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libldap & dpkg errors

I seem to have a problem with my install after removing Wine 1.8: [installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% ...
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Problem with apt daemon. Apps disappeared, can't run any application, how do I fix it?

When a run synaptics package manager for example, I get W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock E: ...
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apt-get dist-upgrade problem

When i try to "apt-get dist-upgrade" i always receive the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-virtual : Depends: linux-image-virtual (= 3.2.0.87.101) but ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 The installation or removal of a software package failed

I'm using ubuntu 15.10 and when I try to install application from software center after installation I got this error.when I click Ok I can see that application on my pc but I can't open it.Help me ...
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I cant install any new updates i get the error dpkg: error: info database format (2) is bogus or too new; try getting a newer dpkg

arun@arun-RD405-L-CDA1A2:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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DPKG Issues. Hangs, and won't let me run any commands

Ubuntu randomlly decided to install this huge batch of updates today and I let it. It froze however midway. I gave it an extra hour with no progress at all so I killed it and forced a hard restart. ...
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Can't install gcc-4.9-base:i386 on Ubuntu 14.04

I've been running into some problems while trying to install wine and steam on Ubuntu 14.04, and they all seem to stem from the gcc-4.9-base:i386 package. When I run sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to Update or Install new apps (Bug #993407)

My issues started earlier today when I ran the Software Updater on my computer which is running the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 14.04. The update failed and redirected me to the bug tracker for Bug ...
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Error when building PHP with ZTS enabled

I am trying to build a version of PHP 5 with ZTS support enabled to be able to use the PHP pthreads module. I am trying to build from the sources in the package repo i.e. fetched build dependencies ...
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'sudo dpkg --configure -a' stuck at 'Setting up gconf2 (3.2.6-0ubuntu2) …'

I am new to linux/Ubuntu. I got dpkg error message when I run 'sudo apt-get update': $ sudo apt-get update Ign http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease Hit http://security.ubuntu.com ...