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

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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 ...
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Where are packages stored installed with APT?

I know that packages installed with apt-get are stored in /var/cache/apt/archives. I just installed mariadb server in Ubuntu 16.04 with following command : sudo apt install mariadb-server When I ...
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How can I fix my main apt sources.list file? [duplicate]

I am getting errors about duplication and maybe missing sources ( the latter doesn't make sense ). I do put some sources into a sub-directory of /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ Anyway, my sources file is ...
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node vs nodejs on Ubuntu package manager

I would like to install node.js on my Ubuntu 14.04. However, there are two packages available: node and nodejs. After some digging, I know that there used to be a package by the name of node. It is ...
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16.04: Cannot uninstall dwm

I install dwm via apt, and I want to remove it and build it from source. Problem is I can't get rid of it! I've done sudo apt-get remove dwm sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove dwm sudo apt-get purge ...
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dpkg: error processing package samba-libs:amd64 (--configure)

I own ubuntu 16.04. I installed many packages from default repositories by apt-get. but i am getting some dpkg error now from yesterday night. I am newly transfer to linux from windows so i don't know ...
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ubuntu software center crashing on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My software center crashes every time I open it. on apt-get check command it gives following output : E: The package jdk1.8.0-91 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. Shows ...
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several problems with python PIP

Maybe I am putting many different problems into one thread, but I just start by describing, what I am trying to do. I want LaTeX to be rendered in Python3 script. I decided to use matplotlib package ...
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How can i get older version of ppa? [closed]

Is there a way for me to get older version of a ppa? I have searched on google but to no avail. The reason I asked this because newer version of the ppa only supports higher version ubuntu and I have ...
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ubuntu 16.04 apt-get update error: File not found - /var/cuda-repo-8-0-rc/Packages

When I execute sudo apt-get update in Terminal, this error message appears. Can anyone help me? Get:1 file:/var/cuda-repo-8-0-rc InRelease Ign:1 file:/var/cuda-repo-8-0-rc InRelease Get:2 file:/var/...
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package manager cannot detect my already installed packages

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I have problem with my package manger: It seems like it can't detect my already installed packages. For example I have gimp,vlc and inkscape installed and they appear in ...
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I can't do “sudo apt-get update” (malformed entry 54 in sources.list) [duplicate]

I see there are some similar questions but there's no solution there for my case. At least none that I could understand. When I type sudo apt-get update, I get a response: E: Malformed entry 54 in ...
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how to undo unsuccessful package upgrade

I regularly update my system with "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade". It usually works fine. But once upon a time I got a buggy update to Network Manager. I could not connect to network, ...
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Installing libraries help

I am very new to Ubuntu and need some help. The short version is, I need to install the following libraries: OpenGL OpenCL GLFW3 GLEW Python Libs Are these libraries installed by default with ...
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apt autoremove cannot remove linux-image packages

I seem to have corrupted my apt database and I have no idea how to repair it. It fails on every command that involves linux-image-4.4.0-22-generic and linux-image-extra-4.4.0-22-generic. Here is the ...
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I can't use VLC anymore

After updating Ubuntu software 16.04 I couldn't use VLC player any more and then I removed VLC and tried to install it again and this showed: This error could be caused by required additional ...
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Error when using sudo apt-get update

I am using kubuntu 16.04 SSD/HDD combo and I keep getting the below error message when trying to sudo apt-get update. Reading package lists... Error! E: Could not create temporary file for /var/...
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Issues with Unity Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed 16.04 on my desktop, and one of the first things I did was install the Unity Tweak Tool (via the Ubuntu Software app store). It was working fine for a while. Later, after making ...
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all packages removed with apt-get remove, how to recover

I was trying to uninstall python2.7 package using apt-get remove, but it seems all packages are removed. I think I tried with "sudo apt-get remove python2.7". After reboot left pane is not coming on ...
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Error trying to install most things Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I'm trying to install deluge with sudo apt-get install deluge and I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done deluge is already ...
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Unattened upgrades for all packages

If I have this following option set in unattended upgrades (/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades), will it update all packages even the ones added repository in /etc/apt/sources.list.d // ...
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Unattended upgrades

There are 2 files with same configuration settings in unattended upgrades /etc/apt/apt.conf.d: 20auto-upgrades and 10periodic. APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1"; APT::Periodic::Download-...