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Problem installing gcc compiler

I tried to install gcc compiler because I want to learn programming I have an old computer 1gb ram so I installed an older version of Ubuntu (10.04) and its working faster than before but when I try ...
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add-apt-repository hangs

When trying to add a repository using the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa the command just hangs after I type in my password, and then after a couple of minutes gives me the ...
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Can't install packages in Lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu yesterday and updated it. Whenever I run sudo apt-get update and afterwards sudo apt-get install spotify (for example), I get E: Impossible to get package "spotify-client" ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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Unable To Update or Install from apt-get [duplicate]

I can't get apt-get to work. It returns this error E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists ...
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Install MediaTomb server on lubuntu

I have old Asus Netbook with Intel 32 bit celeron processor. Because of resource constraint, I installed Lubuntu 14.04 (command line only) version. I tried apt-get install mediatomb, but no luck. ...
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Cannot install lubuntu-desktop

I am trying to install the lubuntu-desktop package. user@host:~$ sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop fails with this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies. lubuntu-desktop : ...
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What Does The Installer Download During The Installation Process?

"Connecting this computer to a wi-fi network allows you to install third party software, download updates, automatically detect your timezone, and install full support for your language." -The ...
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Unity disappeared in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I was using my Ubuntu 14.04 normally, and after I shutdown and restarted the computer, I saw that Unity had disappeared. I tried the following commands, but none of them worked: sudo apt-get install ...
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Broken packages on my system

EDIT: I gave up on repairing the issue. The reason why is in the comments. I can't manage to figure out what is preventing me from installing htop. I've tried the tutorial posted here. When I try to ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: zram-config lubuntu-desktop

I'm trying to setup a vagrant development machine with a saucy 64 guest using this image: http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/saucy/current/saucy-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box After ...
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Failed to load the package list (trying to install flash player) (Lubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to find a solution for a few days, I hope someone can answer me. I tried several times to install flash player through lubuntu software center, and after I hit "Install Packages" it gives ...
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After adding PPA source for “skippy-xd”, the package still cannot be found

After adding PPA source for "skippy-xd", the package still can not be found: majo@think:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:landronimirc/skippy-xd [sudo] password for majo: You are about to add the ...
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List all packages at a deb-src using apt-get?

Is there a way to get a listing of packages at a deb-src "resource" using apt-get ? like apt-get <deb-src> *python* to "see" whats available ? I installed a "base" lubuntu install and am ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 How to install entire repo?

I would like to install an entire repo, instead of going through and installing each package, is that possible?? Id think it be something like apt-get install repo-blahblahblah or something like that. ...
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What is special about the hicolor icon theme?

As far as I can recall, whenever I install software using apt-get, I see Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ... (sixth line from top) appear in my terminal window when the installtion is just ...
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Problem installing Grub Customizer in Lubuntu

I'm using Lubuntu. I tried to install Grub Customizer but I have problems. I used the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danielrichter2007/grub-customizer sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to install GCC 4.7 on Lubuntu 11.10?

I installed Lubuntu 11.10 and I installed build-essential with this command: sudo apt-get install build-essential Now I have gcc 4.6 I read on some forum that adding the next PPA I'll be able to ...
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Why I can't install packages? apt-get says that I'm helding broken packages

I am trying to install my wifi using: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source But I get this error: unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Any ideas? I am using ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 won't do apt-get update

I just finished installing Lubuntu 12.04. When I try to run apt-get update I get a whole lot of errors: W:Failed to fetch [lists my repos] E:Some index files failed to download. I tried with many, ...
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Can't install software, dpkg returns error while processing python3-distupgrade

Installation of software results in the following error: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ... Setting up python3-distupgrade (1:0.190.2) ... Could not import runpy module Traceback (most ...
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Can I use other than Ubuntu Software Center to open apt links?

Without Ubuntu Software Center in Lubuntu I was unable to edit opening apt links in any program in Firefox (see this question) After installing Ubuntu Software Center, that problem is solved, but ...
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How do I open “apt” links in Firefox on Lubuntu?

Many answers on Ask Ubuntu direct to links like this that in Xubuntu opened in Ubuntu Software Center. In Lubuntu I get this error message: In Firefox-Preferences/Applications cannot see something ...
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How to use sed to edit /var/log/apt/history.log in order to apt-get remove numerous installed packages?

After running these two commands: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop I am left with a glut of installed packages that I don't need/want on my Lubuntu install. I ...
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Installing Dropbox fails at 99%, causing dpkg errors…how do I fix? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox fails to install, stuck at 99% I've run a script (ubuntu-12.04-postinstall.py) that auto-installs suggested programs. All of it worked fine until it tried to ...