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

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sudo apt-get install command is not working properly

Initially I was trying to uninstall MAAS. While uninstalling my laptop hanged, so I had to force restart my laptop. Since then my apt-get command has not been working properly. :~$ sudo apt-get purge ...
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upgrade from 14.04LTS to 14.10 error

i just upgraded from 14.04LTS to 14.10 and it looked like it went ok.. Then i ran apt-get-upgrade to see if there was any lingering upgrades and i got message saying there was 1386 upgrades available ...
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The package system is broken libjpeg8: libjpeg8:i386:

I can't update and install new software on my Ubuntu 12.04. I have this message when i try to install a software : The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If ...
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Opening the cache e unbable to parse package file var/lib/apt/lists [duplicate]

how can i solve this getting constant error popups in the system tray with red minus sign if i do sudo get update it do not solve the issue Opening the cache e unable to parse package file ...
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make deb file and install resulting package

I am quite new to Linux and am trying to install Tirex on an Ubuntu server. Tirex is mapping-related software, and its instructions indicate that to use it one must "install from source or build your ...
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Upgrating from 12.10 to 14.10 failed

I got this error while upgrading from 12.10 to 14.10: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] W:Failed to ...
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do-release-upgrade, interrupt, then no upgrade found

I started a do-release upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10. It found a release and started downloading some files. Before it got to do anything besides downloading, I realized on was on battery, didn't have ...
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I want to install software-center , but i got this error, Please give solution

pooja@pooja-Inspiron-N5050:~$ sudo apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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How to bring back missing options on System Settings

I am newbie in Linux and I was trying to fix problem with skype (it is muted) and I accidentally removed almost all my applications ( I don't have anything to control my desktop settings, mouse, ...
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Very spartan (and ugly) rendering of osd-notify messages [duplicate]

I'm running a fairly bare-bones X11 environment on Ubuntu 14.10. I use the i3 window manager and try not to install anything X-related that isn't strictly necessary. But it seems I've gone a little ...
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Not able to install graphviz for protege owl manager

Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgraphviz4(>=2.18) installing graphiz_2.38.deb for owl ontology manager in Xubuntu 14.04 TLS
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configure tkinter for python3.4.2

I recently met a problem while installing the newest python3.X. Installed it using the Python-3.4.2.tar.xz package from python.org After, the intallation I tried importing the tkinter module but ...
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How to get a list of packages I installed? [duplicate]

I have a Kubuntu 14.10 install that I am considering backing up and recreating as I've been upgrading it since 12.04 and I'm having a few issues that might be due to age. Since I've been using it for ...
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Vlc player not getting istalled in ubuntu 12.04. I am getting the below error [duplicate]

ubunt@ ubuntl01: ~$ sudo apt - get install vlc Reading package lists...Done Building dependency tree Reading state information...Done Some packages could not be installed.This may mean that you have ...
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Unable to install Box2D package

If I try to run sudo apt-get install python-box2d I get this nonsensical error message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want ...
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I think wrong Jack version Jack1 instead of Jack2 (Ubuntu14. Studio)

I had lots of problems with my external firewire audio card in Ubuntu so I did fixed it with lots of help from my friends of Jack-ffado and jack-devel. But now I try to install new software and if I ...
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Can't install “manager accounting” app

I had my HD crash and used the same install disc to re-download Ubuntu and now the "manager accounting" App won't install. It keeps giving me this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10 Failed really bad

I got a popup saying i had updates, and a new release. I clicked on to do the upgrade. Things went ok for a bit, then i started getting popups talking about problems .. like 10 or so, saying i should ...
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Linux kernel discrepancy 3.11 and 14.04

I am trying to execute this command: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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After creating a .deb: dpkg:warning while removing, directory /usr/local/bin not empty so not removed

I have created a package of zsh 5.0.7 from sources and now I can install it successfully but when I try to remove it I get this: $ sudo dpkg -i zsh_5.0.7_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected ...
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compizconfig-settings-manager: command not found

When I start compizconfig-settings-manager, I get the message command not found, but apt-get says that it is installed. Searching for the reason, I found that compizconfig-settings-manager was ...
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RDAQ under Ubuntu 14.04

I try to install RQDA R package under Ubuntu 14.04 which comes with GTK 3 or so. I know that in order to get the RDQA running it needs the GTK 2 development package. I found the following terminal ...
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how to change archive repositories in 14.04

Could not save the file “/etc/apt/sources.list”. You do not have the permissions necessary to save the file. Please check that you typed the location correctly and try again.
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Unmet dependencies installing wine

I've did all solutions in here But I cannot solve this error vahid@DEMON:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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A question about installing security updates

I'm always following a website to know when security updates for Ubuntu are available. But, today, I saw this update (http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2388-1/), but the website told me to update the ...
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libapache2-mod-php5 : Depends: php5-common

I installed php5.5 and upgrade Ubuntu from 12 to 14. Now the system isn't working. I did sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 But got The following packages ...
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04, python 2.7.8, I try to install python-setuptools, but it is giving following message

I am try to install python-setuptools but getting following messages: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to find out when a kernel update was released

I can see this is the latest kernel for Ubuntu 14.04: http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/linux-image-3.13.0-37-generic But, surprisingly, I cannot see anywhere exactly which day it was released on. ...
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package manager did not install properly

After downloading ubuntu 14.04.01 I had problems with getting the package manager to work properly. when I tried to update using and I got this error message: Check if you are using third party ...
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How to remove obsolete packages after failed release upgrade via do-release-upgrade on Ubuntu?

Sometimes, when I upgrading system via do-release-upgrade, update process is failed and script tell me to finish process manually via dpkg --configure -a. This is not serious problem, after manually ...
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Apt-get commands are failing with libpython3.3 unmet dependencies

OS: Ubuntu 14.04, Arch: amd_x64. Apt-get commands: install, remove and purge fails with the same error below. However commands like update and clean works fine. Not sure how to resolve the issue. ...
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apt Error When Upgrading 12.04 LTS to 14.04 [closed]

SystemError: E:The package linux-headers-3.2.0-63 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. What should I do?
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Difference between launchpad.net/ubuntu and packages.ubuntu.com?

What are the difference between launchpad.net/ubuntu and packages.ubuntu.com? Are they both for ubuntu packages? Thanks.
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Installing Steam on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having issues with Steam. When I attempt to get it from the USC, it tells me it needs curl. Trying to get curl (using apt-get on the terminal) doesn't work either, instead telling me: Package ...
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After installing untrusted package, majority of existing packages require removal

I was trying to install a TOX client to my system but I ran into a dependency mismatch (libstdc++ ) and so I went into synaptic to install the package and it came up with an untrusted/not ...
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How avoid a .deb remove an obsolete directory with a update package?

In the previous version of folder-color aplication I used this folder: /usr/share/folder-color In the new version, I'm using: /usr/share/icons/hicolor The update of package with: sudo apt-get ...
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wacom-tools for Ubuntu 14.04?

I recently got a new Wacom Intuos tablet and I'm using it for playing Osu! Now it worked just fine out of the box but I'd like to configure it more specifically with the wacom-tools Tool which iirc ...
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Is it compulsory to add “Cleaning section” while bulding local ubuntu respository

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal) version and it is at EOL. The repositories for older releases that are not supported get moved to an archive server. These repositories are available at ...
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Package operation failed ubuntu 14.04. Can't upgrade

Hello I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. But now I'm having troubles every time I try to upgrade my packages. I also found that the upgrade destroyed my Latex and texmaker installations. I'm attaching the ...
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What is really a package in Ubuntu?

In Windows I am familiar with .exe and .dll files (two essential files for running or writing a program). But when I want to install manually an application in Ubuntu, most of the time I will need ...
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Yet another apt “Size mismatch” problem, but without any network

Most of the time, an apt "Size mismatch" problem occurs because a firewall or proxy blocks some files and replaces their download with an html page explaining the issue (instead of issuing an error as ...
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Unable to uninstall xbox driver

I've used the following article to install xbox 360 drivers on my Elementary OS Luna installation http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/07/dealing-with-xbox-controllers-in-ubuntu Now, I'm facing some ...
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got a problem with the package youtube-to-mp3

When ever I try to install or remove a package in Ubuntu 14.04, I get an error that 'youtube-to-mp3' could not be configured. I tried to remove it, but that is also not possible. Most recently I tried ...
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Error while Running ztemyapp MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 14.04

My Ubuntu version is E7440:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ~$uname -a Linux ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Crashes while package conversion

I'm new to Ubuntu.Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is crashing when I tried to convert RPM package to DEB package. Here is the command I'm trying the following command. sudo alien --scripts -d ...
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“apt-get install” using local packages acting weird

I have downloaded packages using: apt-get install -d gcc Then, what I did was to save the "deb" package and upload it to another machine so that I can install it manually without download. apt-get ...
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How to add a package from a later version of an ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am on ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install tesseract-ocr 3.03 via apt-get. I found this package, which seems like it is for ubuntu 14. Is there a way to install it without installing the full ...
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How can I resolve package conflicts when installing old version of PHP with apache2?

I have a legacy app which requires a specific version of php. I've downloaded debs for php, pear, etc. from old-releases.ubuntu.com, and I am writing a script to install them when provisioning a ...
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How to fix problems with following packages

I tried to install AmberTool. But when I followed the installation manual system told me to install the following dependencies: sudo apt-get install csh flex gfortran g++ xorg-dev \ zlib1g-dev ...