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How can I hold back some packages when upgrading releases?

There are a number of questions that address holding back packages with apt or dpkg to prevent upgrades when doing a normal 'apt-get upgrade'. Will any of these methods work across a release upgrade? ...
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Apt Upgrade AND Downgrade all packages to Current Release

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. While using 12.04, I installed several packages via PPA's. Now that I've upgraded to 14.04, I've discovered that some of the PPA packages from 12.04 are ...
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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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libc6 : Depends: libc-bin (= 2.15-0ubuntu10) but 2.15-0ubuntu10.5 is installed

Problem So I having this problem after upgrading from Ubuntu server 8.04->10.04->12.04. Initial Command apt-get install -f dpkg: warning: files list file for package `tcpd' missing, assuming ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't update. apt update and apt upgrade fail

UPDATE: Ive reinstalled libreadline6 to no avail. Im still getting the undefined symbol errors gpg: symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/libreadline.so.6: undefined symbol: UP Any help appreciated. ...
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(12.04 vm/server) Dist-upgrade to 3.2.0-63 wants to remove git (1.9.2) and git-core - is that the correct behavior?

was wondering if anyone knows dist-upgrade wants to remove git. FWIW, this is a pretty simple box, mainly used for web dev. $ uname -a Linux precise64 3.2.0-61-generic #93-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 ...
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How in the living hell can I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my genealogy programs stopped working; looked around, & other Windows emulator progs stopped working, as well. This is what I get when updating, then ...
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Problem to compile project (libx11-dev libxext-dev)

I'm trying to compile a project that uses these two packages: sudo apt-get install libx11-dev libxext-dev But I'm having the following error when linking: Building ... ...
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How to get a summary of installed packages by repository and see differences from clean install?

I just upgraded several PC to Ubuntu Trusty 14.04. For this, I used to install everything from scratch to get a clean system, keeping only /home (and /etc for reference). This time however I upgraded ...
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Upgrade conflicts with some packages, in particular - Violetland

Ubuntu 12.04's last upgrade deleted game "Violetland". When I tried to (re)install it, it wants two older packages The following packages have unmet dependencies: violetland : Depends: ...
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Location of old package list after failed upgrade

The upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 failed on my maschine. During the process the output stated, that the list of previously installed packages was saved to a location. Unfortunately I do not remember the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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How to understand apt.log?

First, a little context: I have a machine with Ubuntu 13.10 64bit with Unity, that i use for development. As such, i updated several packages manually, and even installed/compiled some from sources ...
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When attempting upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade halted and will not allow 2nd attemp

During the upgrade process the upgrade process halted and I can not restart the updater. It seems to be related to samba. I ran sudo apt-get install -f and got the following result: Reading package ...
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Can't upgrade past 11.10 - libc6 dependency errors [closed]

Since upgrading to 11.10 I can't upgrade any further (trying to get my web server to latest version.) I'm aware of How do I resolve unmet dependencies? and have tried up to the point of running this: ...
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How to transition from alpha/beta to stable apt source repository?

Is there a preferred method of transitioning from development to stable apt repositories? I've used apt pinning in the past on debian with mixed success with the development repo's priorities at ...
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How to serve .deb files compiled for amd64 without receiving errors that i386 .deb files are not available?

I have a repository on a ubuntu 12.04 server that is serving .deb files for only 64 bit architectures. When I run apt-get update I get the following W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can I manage dpkg-installed package with apt-get?

At the very beginning after I set up my Ubuntu 12.04, I installed Webmin (dpkg -s webmin reports the version to be 1.610) by first downloading the .deb file with wget and then running dpkg --install ...
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Ubuntu distribution upgrades: move all user interaction to the end?

Is there a way to move all user interaction that occurs during a release upgrade to the end of the upgrade process? As it currently stands, the Ubuntu upgrade process will be interrupted whenever ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: 'E:Error, ...
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Why does apt-get want to remove gcc-4.8 and g++-4.8 when I try to upgrade?

I am trying to upgrade gcc-4.8.1 and g++-4.8.1 to 4.8.2. I added the PPA containing g++-4.8.2, ran apt-get update and then when I try: martin@martin-Studio-1537:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Unable to correct dependencies [closed]

I have a 11.10 ubuntu server machine located on a VPS that has package problems. I think this all started with my do-release-upgrade failed part way through. In any case, I can no longer use apt-get ...
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1answer
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Prevent packages 'on hold' to show up when I upgrade

I did sudo apt-mark hold nameofthepackage on 3 packages, but now I have an annoying remark when I upgrade with sudo apt-get upgrade : Following packages have been holded : package1 package2 ...
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OpenERP Not allowing other things to be installed

I have an OpenERP server set up for testing purposes on my computer. Since the setup, whenever I try to install other applications I get an error caused by OpenERP, When trying to install packages ...
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Reinstall ubuntu keeping data

I have done 2 distribution upgrades in the past and each time I ended up with grave problems after that, so I decided not to do any automatic upgrades. However, I do want the newest distribution, ...
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some files just wont install- linux-image-3.5.0-42-generic

It gives the following details of the package operation failing after using the sofware updater on 12.10: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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Error message during update from 13.04 to 13.10

The following was reported after I attempted to report the problem back to Ubuntu: The problem cannot be reported: You have some obsolete package versions installed. Please upgrade the ...
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1answer
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Using dpkg to install upgrade and dist-upgrade packages

So I'm playing around with offline package installation on 12.04 Server, having downloaded packages by retrieving and wgetting their URIs using the instructions here: ...
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Problem with upgrading a package

I've added some PPAs then i did sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade after that there was some packages wasn't installed so I did sudo apt-get dist-upgrade after that I had a problem ...
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How i can fix “ E: Internal Error, No file name for libc6 ”

Hello all please i need your help to fix this problem i have 2 broken packages system and i can't reinstall them or make any other option : update , upgrade , install & remove app .... Ubuntu ...
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upgrade to 13.10 from 13.04 fails spectacularly

using the update option on a slow connection, well lets say this option is not the greatest idea. 7 hours later and it all goes horribly wrong. Suggest that Ubuntu accounts for the slow ...
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What determines PPA updates after new Ubuntu releases?

Before upgrading to Saucy, I had several PPAs installed. As usual, the upgrade process disabled the PPAs. Afterwards, I re-enabled the PPAs in Software Sources (making sure that the release was set to ...
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apt-get packages held back

Well I ran a update and an upgrade today and then apt-get spurts out this output on performing a upgrade(also applies to dist-upgrade): Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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how to downgrade whole system

I have broken and partial upgraded system, it was attempted to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 some how things did not went fine, and in next consecutive months I kept using this system. Later on when ...
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Held broken packages in Ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

I was upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 but my upgrade paused on libc6-dev for around 2 hours. I rebooted my system and now I'm getting you have held broken packages. I've tried looking ...
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1answer
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Unable to run any apt-get command

This is a weird problem and I can't find a direct solution. I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y (I haven't ever run it on this machine but it is Ubuntu server 12.04 like all ...
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Can`t update Ubuntu 12.04LTS headless server via terminal

I previously tried to update to 3.2.0.36-linux-generic but this was broken for some reason so every time I restart my server I have to boot 3.2.0.35-linux-generic. When I try sudo apt-get upgrade I ...
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trying to install libjpeg8 seems to prevent apt-get upgrade [duplicate]

I'm trying for quite some time to solve an irritating problem. I'm getting a "hole in the bucket" experience: sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for olav: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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1answer
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How to save applications for re-install or upgrade?

I keep experimenting with my Ubuntu so I have to reinstall it sometimes. I just wanted to know whether I can create another partition only for my installed application(from software center) so that I ...
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After PIP install --upgrade Dpkg still lists old python packages

I recently upgraded all python data analysis tools using pip. When I do dpkg -l |grep python I see the old version numbers of the software I just upgraded via pip. How can I ensure that the dpkg ...
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1answer
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apt-get update fails after upgrade

I just updated my Ubuntu from 12 to 13 doing: apt-get update ... apt-get upgrade Next time, I should probably simply use instead: apt-get dist-upgrade My current version now is: lsb_release -a ...
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1answer
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preventing pip from removing system packages during upgrade

I have a fairly straightforward Ubuntu (13.04) desktop installation, which comes complete with several Ubuntu-packaged Python utilities -- these live in /usr/lib/python2.7 and are owned by root. I ...
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dpkg installation error [duplicate]

I get the following error when I try to install bbb-demo. How can I fix it? root@bigbluebutton:/# sudo apt-get install bbb-demo Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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1answer
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problems in git upgrade

when I run upgrade in my ubuntu 10.04,the result is ~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have ...
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1answer
280 views

list files not originating from packages

Many files are installed by packages on my file system. How could I list files that are not? Ie., user created, like compiling software manually, writing documents. Is there a way to list files ...
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1answer
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Broken dependencies after upgrade

After an apt-get upgrade I got the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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How to list available backport upgrades

I have just followed Ubuntu Backports to activate manual backports and I have a couple of questions. How can I, in the command line (e.g. apt-cacher or aptitude): list installed packages that have ...
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Discrepancy between `apt-get upgrade` and update manager [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04.2 and I've just finished running apt-get update. According to apt-get upgrade, there are 5 packages to be upgraded, in a total of 1533 kB; while the update manager indicates there ...
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1answer
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How to clean up a messed up apt-get? [duplicate]

Question: I wanted to do dist-upgrade on my server this morning. What I got is this: apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...