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

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How to enable colors for “apt search” in Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

When I search for a package with apt search <package>, I don't have any colors anymore in Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). I ran into this question: How do I enable fancy apt colours and progress ...
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E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution), try kinds of solutions, but does not work

The error: apt-xapian-index : Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) bzr : Depends: python:any compizconfig-settings-manager : Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) duplicity : Depends: ...
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gvfs-daemon needs to be installed but no archive can be found

I turned on my PC and suddenly it gave me a message, that some packages were removed and that especially the the gvfs-daemon can not be reinstalled because of a missing archive... I tried to install ...
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Installed wrong libc6 on ubuntu 14.04 and now I'm lost

Before anyone says use the search function, I did, and I found a topic very similar (Installed wrong libc6-dev Version) so I will provide the same outputs from commands that were used there, but I'm ...
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Error: Cannot find module 'npmlog'

I was trying to update my nodejs installation using the command sudo npm install -g n After the update when I run npm I get the error module.js:442 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find module '...
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How to store all my machine's configurations and installed package list to cloud?

I am working on the machine which is unstable , so i want to save my machine's configuration like git integration , installed packages list, apache configurations ..everything to online so whenever I ...
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Failed upgrade to 16.04 because it failed upgrading a package

The upgrade is stuck for more than 24 hours. I got the following message: What can I do? I tried to purge and reinstall libc6 2.23-0ubuntu3 and got this: @pc:~$ sudo apt-get purge sudo apt-get ...
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Problem with cmake and package libccext2

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local/etherlab ../pdserv-1.1.0 -- Mercurial was not found. -- checking for module 'libccext2' -- package 'libccext2' not found CMake Error at /usr/share/cmake-2.8/...
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sudo apt-get update 16.04LTS

I installed 16.04LTS. When I run the sudo apt-get update command this is the error I get: E: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-updates/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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A problem occurred when checking for the updates. Please suggest

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against ...
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Upgrade Problem with libc6

Running 14.04.4 LTS. apt-get upgrade bombs silently when I install remotely and I've isolated it to the libc6 package. From my shell ... # apt-get install libc6 Reading package lists... Done ...
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update my Flashplayer plugin in Mozilla Firefox via terminal [closed]

I want to update my Flash player in Mozilla browser via terminal using commands. I tried it in the normal way by going to the Adobe site, but I don't know which type of file to be download, if you ...
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perf broken after apt upgrade

After running sudo apt upgrade, my perf was broken: $ perf /usr/lib/linux-tools/4.4.0-28-generic/perf: error while loading shared libraries: libbfd-2.26-system.so: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Can't reinstall unity control

I have purged bluez using the command sudo apt-get --purge remove bluez but unity-control-center also got uninstalled. I can not reinstall it any more, it shows this error message: $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to install the latest version of ImageMagick?

I am trying to install the latest version of ImageMagick. https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/imagemagick I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. After I apt-get update, the version of ImageMagick it lists is 6.7....
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How can I run Sesame (Lastpass) program on a USB on Ubuntu?

I sent LastPass support the following message: "I downloaded Sesame for Ubuntu/Debian to a USB flash drive to use on Ubuntu. As instructed by LastPass, I ran sudo apt-get install ca-certificates ...
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OpenStack Neutron Plugin for OpenContrail

I am interested to implement OpenContrail within Ubuntu OpenStack. In Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily) a package is provided: Package name: neutron-plugin-opencontrail (2:7.0.0-0ubuntu1), updated in Wily with ...
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Python 2.7 and pip from 3.5

I do not know what has happened because this used to work fine but I'm now experiencing a problem where I am running python2.7 but for some reason pip is installing in my python 3.5 dist-packages. At ...
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I messed up MySQL. Stuck at ERROR 2002 (HY000) and can't reinstall

Okay, so first off, a back story. I come from a Windows environment, and I wanted to make Ubuntu my main dev'ment env. I started off by insalling the Lamp stack and all was okay, except when I reached ...
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How do I search in Ubuntu Mate's “Software Boutique”?

I have just installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04, and I'm trying to use the Software Boutique to install some things. I see the categories, but how do I search for specific things? I tried just typing the ...
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Download only with snap

I've looked through the man page and searched on AU, but I seem to be unable to find a way to download only a snap package. I want to download only for install on another computer. Is it possible, ...
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Program created unmet dependencies

I have this apt problem. I want to know what program was root cause of this problem. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Depends: libcurl3-gnutls (= 7.43.0-1ubuntu2)...
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Message about no longer required packages on every install through apt-get [duplicate]

I ran this command sudo apt-get install tor-browser and I got this output. Should I apply autoremove as mentioned? sudo apt-get install tor-browser Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Cannot install BytecoinWallet.deb

I downloaded the latest BytecoinWallet but for some reason it doesn't want to install. At first I gave it perms with: chmod 755 BytecoinWallet-1.0.11.amd64.deb After that I tried to install it ...
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Cannot execute apt commands: Errors were encountered while processing tzdata

I've tried running sudo apt-get install octave as well as sudo apt autoremove and both have returned the following: Errors were encountered while processing: tzdata E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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dpkg: error processing package mendeleydesktop (--install)

Now I am sick of this error and after trying all the things that I found from similar questions, I decided to post this. So I am trying to install mendeleydesktop on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 : ...
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sudo apt-get --install-suggests install git fails

When I try to install git along with its suggested packages, I get errors indicating that git-daemon-run and runit failed to install properly. Looking up the error messages leads me to https://bugs....
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Why did removing 'python3' remove many other important packages from Ubuntu 16.04?

What I did: sudo apt-get remove python3 What I got in response : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were ...
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coreboot upgrade

My current coreboot release 20140813 needs upgrade to address issues with "suspend". Is there an option to do so through Ubuntu package (or Synaptic Package management), which is lot safer then ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Where is apps store? and How do I install packages?

I want to install apps from Apps Store like Ubuntu. thou I after exploring Kubuntu i think there is no such application like store. So i will download it manually depending it's availability. Now ....
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“Reading package lists…” freezes until press enter

When running sudo apt-get update in one of my scripts, it gets hung up on the Reading package lists... part. I've let it sit there for an hour and it still doesn't do anything. To clarify, I'm doing ...
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How to effectively navigate the Terminal and installed packages/commands?

I am an electrical & computer engineer that has recently started using Ubuntu 16.04 to modify an Android-based Computer on Module (COM) to suit the needs of a new product I am working on for the ...
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apt-get update failed [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/tbfr/zabbix/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry 'manp/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) ...
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cant able to install openjdk-7-jdk and openjdk-7-jre

When I run sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk I am getting this error $ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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packages installed via Software Center do not show up in menu without reboot

After installing Opera using the Software Center, its icon does not show up in the start menu. But after I reboot, it does show up in the start menu. It's really annoying that I have to keep ...
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Emscripten and em++ install question

I installed the latest emsdk_portable so I could use Emscripten, then I ran the following commands with no problem. $ ./emsdk update $ ./emsdk install latest Then, I went to run this command: ./...
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“Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgtk-3-0 (>=3.16.2)” when trying to install Intel-linux-graphic-installer

~Ubuntu 14.04 ~Intel® HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2 I am experiencing "An unknown DirectX error has occurred..." crash msg and one of the solutions I found so far is to update ...
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Key authentication

I bought PC World magazine which came with an installation disk for Ubuntu 16.04. When I wanted to install applications from the store, there appeared a prompt for key authentication. What should I ...
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What is the prefered way to install R packages in Ubuntu?

I am installing in R in ubuntu, but I am a bit confused with the many options there are to install packages. The traditional way is to install them, inside R, by doing install.package. Ubuntu however ...
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Packages Required for arm64 bit kernel compilation

Hello Guys Hope you are doing good :) I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I want to compile an arm64 kernel for my android device which is msm8916 snapdragon 410 I installed the build-essential package but ...
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Command to install .bin without user interruption in terminal [closed]

I'm writing a shell script to install jira in unattended mode. I've already done chmod +x to the file, but I'm stuck with the installation part. Please let me know where to mention this respose ....
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Installing KDE desktop in ubuntu 16.04 error

I'm trying to install KDE in my ubuntu 16.04 but when it was almost done, the terminal displayed me these error: Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-...
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upgraded to 16.04 and now I get error mesages [duplicate]

These are the messages I get ** (appstreamcli:10138): WARNING **: No origin found for file archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_xenial-updates_restricted_dep11_Components-amd64.yml.gz ** (appstreamcli:...
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how to identify a specific set of servers, which provide packages for apt-get install?

I have some Ubuntu 14 instances on a private vpc on aws. I can only establish an Internet gateway pointing to a specific host, to get my apt-get package updates. How can I find out some specific host ...
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Package 'libkrb53' has no installation candidate

I was trying to configure kerberos using MSKTutil. And it needs libkrb53 package. But while i was installing libkrb53 using apt-get install libkrb53 it gives me an error as Package '...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)

I was trying to upgrade VLC player on my Ubuntu 14.04. Below are the commands I've executed. (How to update VLC to the latest version?) But facing issues like Wrong sources.list entry or malformed ...
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Deleting uneccessary kernels [duplicate]

I installed synaptic package manager to manage my packages and, I see many kernels, that are not being used, can I delete them? There are 2 - 3 using kernels and many non using.
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Ubuntu 16.04 Firefox 48 Error: Install Packages KDE Daemon (Flash)> 12 errors found, the majority confirmed

Title of the message: Install Packages – KDE Daemon Select packages to be installed for extra functionality. Message: ‘These packages are not installed by default due to either pattern issues, ...
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dpkg: error processing package dradis

I just ran apt-get update && apt-get upgrade and this is what I got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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Proper way to create Debian package [closed]

I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm a web dev and have created html app using electron. There are a lot of instruction how to create a deb package. So now I have built a .deb package and can install it. However ...