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

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GNU-Octave won't install because of package conflicts

I am trying to install GNU-Octave in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS form the Ubuntu Software Center. I am getting the following error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by ...
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Error with Package Manager

Hello I am a little new to Ubuntu and have been using it for about a week and noticed I can not access my software manager in any form and have this error message: An error occured, please run ...
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`/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules'

salam, my problem is when i try to upgrade or install any program the lines bellow appears, dpkg: file triggers record mentions illegal package name `libgtk-3-0:i386/noawait' (for interest in file ...
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Skype 4.3: Ubuntu 15.04 64bit cannot install i386 library

uname -m returns x86_64 dpkg --print-foreign-architectures returns i386 dpkg --print-architecture returns amd64 sudo aptitude install skype-bin returns: Note: selecting "skype-bin:i386" instead of ...
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Installing scratch in ubuntu

have been trying to download scratch 2 on ubuntu howere I got this far and I dont know what to do: getlibs -1 libhal-storage.so.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to let system switch different version of installed packages?

Foc example if I had libclang 3.4 and 3.5 installed, how do I switch? aptitude search libclang p libclang-3.3-dev ...
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Problems with updates [duplicate]

Since trying to install Skype and Dropbox I have come across the following issues in Synaptic Package Manager: E: Type ‘echo’ is not known on line 2 in source list ...
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Malformed line 58 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list [duplicate]

While doing sudo apt-get update I am getting the following error: sneha@SCS-I82:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 58 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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Tried to upgrade python. Fell down the rabbit hole. Ended up breaking cinnamon. Back, but on thin ice

Where I'm at; I've just fixed Ubuntu 14.04 via fresh install and recovery. At this point, I've installed python 2.7.10 from source on Ubuntu 14.04. I set it to be the primary python program during ...
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Broken dependencies while installing any software

Whenever I try to install any software using ubuntu software center or from command line, I get this dependency problem. I cant seem to resolve dependencies easily Correcting dependencies... failed. ...
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How to view the changelog for a package in a PPA?

I understand that as apt-get changelog <package> gets its changelogs from changelog.ubuntu.com, running this command does not work to get the changelog for a package in a PPA, and the only real ...
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Update and upgrade - review packages?

Previously I have always run apt-get update and apt-get upgrade without thinking about it, without any problems to my knowledge. It occurred to me that this seems a bit gung-ho. How can you ...
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Custom debian package is empty

I'd like to create a custom debian .deb package for some in-house scripts and things. I'm having the same issues as described by by in the thread Unable to create custom debian package on this site ...
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Full update package?

So I have some servers that sit behind some firewalls and are not able to reach the internet. Unfortunately, thats not about to change or else their sole purpose would be wasted. This is ultimately ...
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aptitude - Can't find a source to download version

I have a bash script running on 14.04 that uses apt-get commands to download specific packages from any Debian repository I specify. I am running into an issue where if I don't explicitly set the ...
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If I install a python package with `apt-get`, can I upgrade it later with `pip`?

I installed a python package (django) using sudo apt-get install python-django. Now I want to upgrade to the latest version. Should I run sudo pip install -U django, or should I uninstall first the ...
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Cannot install sudo apt-get install grive-tools

I want to install grive-tools But I get this message The following packages have requirements not met: grive tools: Requirements: grive (> = 0.3) but 0.2.0-1.1build2 will be installed E: Unable ...
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i-nex package problem during installation any package via apt-get

I'm trying to install some package and got an error related to i-nex package. # apt-get install yum Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done yum ...
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How to fix apt after doing easy_install pip?

I ran into the following error while using pip: "pip stops with ImportError for request-Modul" I read on a forum that an easy solution was to just apt-get remove pip and then to do easy_install pip. ...
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Publish Snappy Apps Programtically

Is it possible to publish Ubuntu open source snappy apps programmatically? I would love to be able to publish a new version of the app in my CI system, when I push a new tag. Is this currently ...
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How to upgrade libfuse-dev from 2.9.2 to 2.9.4 Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I have been trying all day to upgrade my version of libfuse-dev 2.9.2 to libfuse 2.9.4. I am on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (headless) But it seems that it has a TON of dependencies which need to be upgraded ...
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“NetworkManager is not running”- error. After manually upgrading nmcli to 1.0.6 on ubuntu 12.04

I need to use the new version of NetworkManager on ubuntu 12.04. I've installed NetworkManager-1.0.6 from source code, from gnome Projects web site (And allot of it's dependencies). After ...
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What's the difference between the 'ubuntu-gnome-desktop' and 'gnome' packages?

I wanted to install GNOME, but there appear to be two GNOME (meta)packages. One is called 'ubuntu-gnome-desktop' and the other simply 'gnome'. I'm wondering what the difference between the two is. As ...
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Is it safe to manually perform 'apt-get update' 's operation?

I am trying to keep one my systems up-to-date. The intended target is Not Connected to the internet. Am trying to get all the needed info from another machine with internet access. After a bit of ...
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How can I fix application installer?

I recently tried to install code:blocks using the 64 bit binary from this link, and it was apparently the worst thing in the world I could have done to my machine. I ended up not able to install the ...
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Complete Uninstall of Rhythmbox [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one of the Dell project Sputnik computers, and I'm finding it rather difficult to get rid of Rhythmbox from my system entirely. From looking around on the web, I've ...
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Error when trying to install wine1.6

04 , and i want to install wine1.6 since it the latest stable version , i tried from the command line sudo apt-get install wine1.6 Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites ...
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Unable to do any sort of apt-get: Unmet Dependencies

I am trying to do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. The first command runs fine without problems but the upgrade returns with the following : Reading package lists... Done ...
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apt-get -f install suggests removing python2.7 and installing python3

Since I have some dependencies problems (I am trying to install mysql-workbench in a Ubuntu 12.04), I tried to run sudo apt-get -f install. However, the output looks very scary, since it suggests ...
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Problem in installing g++

I want to install g++ on my laptop(ubutu 14.04 LTS), however it shows the following errors- maddman@MADDY-PC:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install g++ Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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Use apt-get to install packages newer than Ubuntu release

I've been experimenting with an Amazon Ubuntu instance running 14.04 and am using python3-pandas package, which for this release is version 0.13.1, which is quite a ways behind the current version of ...
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python-gi referencing wrong headers

I'm trying to use gtk+ with python in Linux Mint 17. After trying the jhbuild method of building the gtk libraries for python, I tried to install from the Debian repositories and I tried to install ...
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How do I select a PPA build?

There is this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/ubuntu/php5-oldstable I added it to my lucid system with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable but it doesn't seem to provide any ...
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How to install a newer version of libav than what is in the repos

I'm currently running debian 7 wheezy, but the package management system is the same as ubuntu so I thought I'd ask here. I'm trying to install at least version 9.x of libav. The current version in ...
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How to fix broken `msgfmt` installation?

Several projects that I am trying to build from scratch appear to need msgfmt in order to build. They all fail. However, when I try to run it directly on the command line I get: $ msgfmt msgfmt: ...
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Removing DE in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed LXDE in my Ubuntu 14.04. Now I am unable to remove it from login screen though I used PURGE and all same sort of commands. Now when I try to remove it terminal says Reading package ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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Steam needs to install these additional packages

Hi i have annoying problem with steam in ubuntu. After running steam it showed me that error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, ...
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How can i install HPLIP Missing Dependencies along with some brokern packages through terminal?

I run a command " $ python install.py" then the following message prompted on the screen: MISSING DEPENDENCIES -------------------- Following dependencies are not installed. HPLIP will not work if ...
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Error 404 in update process using terminal [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W:Failed to fetch ...
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Installing modules for both Python 2 and 3

I need to install some modules for Python: python3-rospkg, python3-catkin-tools and python3-yaml. I need them to work for both python2 and python3. But as soon as I apt-get install one of the above, ...
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how do i install mate 1.10 from source?

I have been trying to install mate 1.10. For serveral days. The ppa(s) give me 404 errors, and just don't work. the source packages give me an intertwinded mess of dependency errors, missing m4 ...
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OpenCV installation dependencies issue

I am trying to install OpenCV on ubuntu 14.04. The installation document asks to run a few commands before installaion of OpenCV. I get the following error when running it: ...
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please help me with this output summary from terminal regarding sound issues in system

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and after updating all softwares,the sound system has stopped working. after following one of the post from ubuntu forum; i found this summary as result. please help... ...
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apt-get install -f got the error message

I got this error code when I try this command: sudo apt-get install -f Do anyone know how to fixed it? thanks! $ sudo apt-get install --fix-broken && sudo apt-get autoremove && ...
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error when loading packages

dpkg: error processing package matlab-gdf (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already ...
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System updates are broken

I'm not exactly sure what the problem is, but I can't update Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I also have this error showing up: (it's transparent because I screenshotted just before the drop-down closed) When I ...
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dependency in ppa

i have a package(fcl) in my ppa in my launchpad ppa and it depends on another package (libccd) which is in another ppa ppa:imnmfotmal/libccd. FCL has both build and run dependency in libccd. SO i ...