Questions about the management of packages, in particular the `dpkg` system.

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does openjdk 7 can be installed on ubuntu 10.04.1?

i tried to install openjdk 7 on ubuntu 10.04.1, but i got this output: $ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Package installed but not installed?? (apt-get)

I'm trying to fix a broken system and work out what dependencies are missing. I ask apt-get about a package: jon@jon-laptop:/var/log/apt$ sudo apt-get install -s openssh-server Reading package lists.....
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Create Package To Install Programs

Is there a way in Ubuntu to create a package or a script that when double clicked will install packages such as Lamp & Joomla? Not sure if Ubuntu already has a pre-configured package to do this, ...
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Issue installing HandBrake

I am attempting to install handbrake by using the below commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk Which throws an ...
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Apt-offline install; trying to avoid all internet queries

We have been testing the use of apt-offline to deal with the issue of updating remote machines without using an internet connection. This procedure has worked well: use apt-offline set (--update --...
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Why can't I update my system? [duplicate]

When I type the following command into the command line I am getting the following error: <Fetched 14.2 MB in 5min 28s (43.3 kB/s) W: There is no public key ...
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How to update packages when there is error for broken packages on ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to update any software package because of these errors Errors were encountered while processing: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libdrm-radeon1:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libqt4-opengl:i386 ...
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14.04 won't update

I haven't used this system for a while, so when I went to update it I started getting error messages such as this: E:Line 1 too long in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list. E:The list ...
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Failing to install screamingfrogseospider on Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded debian pack from https://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/seo-spider/ (Free version). But I am getting following error messages from Java. How to proceed? I need to install screamingfrog to ...
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12.04 To repair apt-get package manager

I was installing PostgreSQL 9.4 and pgAdmin on my Ubuntu 12.04 and after that I needed to install Postgis extension for Postgres as well. Before the Postgis step all was fine. There I tried with ...
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System keeps older Snap packages

So I installed vlc daily built snap package. It's working great, no problems there. However I noticed that after upgrade the system has 2 versions of vlc (7 and 9). That can be seen when browsing /...
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how debian do original sources in deb packages? [on hold]

debuild -i -us -uc -d dpkg-source: error: can't build with source format '3.0 (quilt)': no upstream tarball found at ../tribler_6.5.2.orig.tar.{bz2,gz,lzma,xz} cd .. cp Tribler-v6.5.2.tar.xz ...
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I can't find most packages in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS pakcage manager

I updated my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. Very good release, I'm really happy with it, for sure it is much more stable than the 15.10 was. However, when opening the package manager I cannot find ...
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14.04 Google chrome not starting (Aborted (core dumped))

my google chrome stopped working mysteriously. When I type in the terminal: google-chrome-stable, I got the following message: Aborted (core dumped). After I received this message, I checked ...
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How to track files installed from source code?

When we install a package with package management, this program is able to track files which belongs to application. But when we compile and install a application from source code, package management ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 package problem [on hold]

I'm currently working on the DM3730 EVM-Sitara and only supported environment is Ubuntu 10.04(I tried other platforms such as 12, 14). I run these commands: sudo sed -i -e 's/archive.ubuntu.com\|...
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(Solved!) - Completely nuked my libdrm2 package, need help

I was attempting to downgrade my libdrm2 package via dpkg, as it was a recommended fix for issues I was having with HTML5 video acceleration (I was getting 100% cpu usage on all cores when viewing ...
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Error while installing Skype

I have been following the guide here. And i am getting this error; dpkg: error processing package skype:i386 (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Processing triggers for hicolor-...
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Internal Server Error 500 on Several Ubuntu Repositories

I'm trying to set some application to my ubuntu 16.04, but i got some problem while trying to install the application using apt-get that the repository which i use return Internal Server Error 500 for ...
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Is `sudo pip install` still a broken practice?

I'm new to Ubuntu, so please bear with me. I installed pip using this command: sudo apt-get -y install python-pip. Then I installed NLTK using the command on their website, which was: sudo pip install ...
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Downloading a package for wily distribution from trusty [on hold]

I need to download the network-manager package using trusty distribution. The package I need is for a machine running wily distribution. How do I accomplish this task? Is there a way to specify ...
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Can't install Programs Through APT [on hold]

Since I last reinstalled ubuntu 16.04 I am having issues using apt. When I try (ubuntu-desktop (fixing another error), unity-tweak-tool etc) I get the error saying that there's unmet dependencies ...
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Installing ubuntu packages within python script

I want to install following packages within my python script : python-pip python-sqlalchemy mongodb python-bson python-dpkt python-jinja2 python-magic python-gridfs python-libvirt python-bottle ...
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apt-get install not working [E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)]

I have an old problem (since a week) with apt-get which prevents me from installing and upgrading packages. I have Ubuntu 16.04. I am receiving this message on the top bar: Error: opening the cache (...
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Problem installing linux-generic on VPS to update kernel 2.6

While setting up my VPS i was stumbling over following problem. Installed is Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. I checked the kernel and installed is the really old version 2.6.32-042stab113.10. For getting a ...
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What is the role of static libraries?

Static Libraries by default live in /usr/lib or /usr/lib64 but I deleted all of them in my OS with this command: find / -name *.a -exec rm -rf {} \; My linux is already OK and everything works ...
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Unable to install any package with apt-get

When I am trying to install git using apt-get. I am using a Pre-Configured VM machine in my laptop which is configured for hadoop (CDH) environment. I got it from my coaching institute. It is Ubuntu ...
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How to set Python back to the original version

I made my Python default version Python 3 in Ubuntu a few months ago but I don't know how I did it. Now I am trying to install pygame and it's throwing many errors. I feel that it's because my default ...
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No GUI after upgrade in Kali linux [on hold]

I have upgraded my system yesterday using synaptic. I have continued installing even though some files were missing after download. Then after restarting, there is no GUI. The screen stops at Kali ...
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Error could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock -open [closed]

Here are the problems I am unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg) I get dpkg:error processing package install-info sub process /usr/bin/dpkg
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Can't install wvdial on Raspberry Pi 3

I'm typing sudo apt-get install wvdial and installation process stucks at Setting up wvdial (1.61-4.1) ...
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Trying to install Java JDK and IntelliJ packages on XFCE

Im new to Linux and am a bit lost in the web of commands. I have downloaded the latest versions of both JDK and IntelliJ and I have extracted them using squeeze, but then when I try and run a command ...
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How to build deb file for ubuntu (code: python3)? [closed]

I just want to create installable file (.deb) for my local(ubuntu 16.04) use only. Don't want to upload on pypi. So how can i build .deb package from my python3 project. Thank you.
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sudo apt-get update: CD-ROM does not have a release file

I get the following error running apt-get update: W: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 16.04 LTS _Xenial Xerus_ - Release amd64 (20160420.1) xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from ...
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Installed packages unmet with dependencies

Here I have a Error Message on the top of my screen: I suggest I should delete packages. Can you please help to overcome this problem.
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Keep Ubuntu at the frontier with the latest stable releases

I would like to set up my own Ubuntu distribution such that it is always updated with the latest stable releases of every single package I have. Since stable Ubuntu point releases are always a bit ...
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How do I install an older version of Google Chrome?

I'm not to familiar with Ubuntu, but I need to install the previous version because the current one has some bugs. I went to here and found the version that I wanted: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/...
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Package [zfsnap] installed incorrectly - what's what?

On Ubuntu Xenial server, installing zfsnap exists with error status 0. However, the package isn't properly installed: $ zfsnap zfsnap: command not found $ $ sudo dpkg -p zfsnap dpkg-query: package '...
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At Login says security update and package upgrade available but unable to install [duplicate]

When i login i see 8 packages can be updated. 7 updates are security updates. When i try apt-get update Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive....
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Error:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

Yesterday,I ran the command sudo apt-get autoremove pythonby mistake,and Toady something bad happened when I startup my machine.My desktop missed.Therefore,I run sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop,...
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How to get a list of all packages installed from PPAs even for PPA repositories that may have been removed

I've already seen this question: How to list all the packages which are installed from PPAs? It only works for packages installed from PPAs where the PPA repository is still added to the system. Is ...
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Verifying installation: 'apt-cache policy' vs 'which'

I have searched for every variation of this question for days and I have not been able to find a clear explanation therefore I come to the collective knowledge here in the hopes of resolving my ...
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please help meeeee installing packages/software [closed]

i just started using ubuntu i was using cyborg hawk but was forced to switch due to my hardware switch would never turn on or so thats what it said wifi works perfect with everything elese i bought a ...
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apt does not show package that is available in my repository

I'm running a 64 bit proc, and I'm trying to install lib64stdc++6 using apt-get. I have the repository deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ jessie main and it does contain http://ftp.fr.debian.org/...
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sudo apt-get update issue for Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to use the sudo apt-get update command through the terminal and I am receiving the following message at the end: W: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 16.04 LTS _Xenial Xerus_ - Release amd64 ...
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schroot and apt-get

This a question to clarify my different searching. I have an Arm64, to be precise aarch64. Which is missing certain number of packages. I tried building from source but did not manage for all. ...
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How to install php with our desired version [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 16.06lts. Whenever i try installing php using sudo apt-get install php, php7.0 is getting installed. But i want php5.0 to work. I tried using sudo apt-get install php5.0 and it ...
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I started trying to install MariaDB MySQL. Now I have a mess, looks like I can't install packages now

First of all, I don't know very much about Ubuntu. It's Ubuntu 16.04 Server (64 bits). I needed to install a MySQL database, using apt-get install mariadb-server. It worked, it's been installed but ...
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apt-get upgrade service unavailable 503 [closed]

I try to upgrade my ubuntu, but get an error message: Failed to fetch http://fi.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-firmware/linux-firmware_1.157.2_all.deb 503 Service Unavailable ...
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I can't install softwares after failed removal of Python 3 (python3-pkg-resources)

I have two python in my computer 2.7 and 3.4. I stupidly assumed that 2.7 is the default python in ubuntu and tried to uninstall python3 using this command sudo apt-get remove python3 While in the ...