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

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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-...
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Python … Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories: …This probably means that Tcl wasn't installed properly

I need help with my script in python 2.7.6 Lately i'm analizing hdf5 data. But is a large amount of data, like 2 years of measurements, and python don't support it. I need to make a complete time ...
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install fluxus on ubuntu

How can I install Fluxus on ubuntu 16.04? Fluxus is a rapid prototyping, playing and learning environment that extends Racket, a Lisp and Scheme like language. Racket is still peresent. Until about ...
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Ubuntu Docker Container update-ca-certificates: command not found

This is running a Docker Container using the official Ubuntu 14.04 The end result will be the same as this QA once I can get that command installed. New to Ubuntu and such, trying to get a docker ...
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Couchbase for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I can't find any site/document/issue for installing Couchbase for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried installing the deb package from their official site but I received an error, which states that librtmp0 is ...
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Getting error while running sudo apt-get update

Whenever I am running $ sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following error. $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive....
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How to create a Debian package for a custom GTK theme

I am developing a GTK theme and I want users to be able to install it using a package so they don't have to manually copy files.I have seen other themes do this but have not found information how they ...
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How to edit packages before install? [duplicate]

On Arch, I could just makepkg -s and get the files I needed to change, then makepkg -sci. I'm sure the same can be accomplished on Ubuntu for those who want to alter the code to suit their needs like ...
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Unusual performance of libblas-dev on Unbuntu 14.04

The package libblas-dev seems to have unusual performance (much faster) in some cases in the following question. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/38042451/cblas-gemm-time-dependent-on-input-matrix-...
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Apt-get update failed with proxy

What's the most possible reasons for my case while I do a apt-get upgrade of apt-get install [package]. The setting of /etc/apt/apt.conf are as follow: Acquire::http::Proxy "http://169.254.91.100:...
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Unable to locate package libfam0-dev

I am trying to install Maya 2015 on my laptop, Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit, and I can't continue with sudo apt-get install -y alien csh tcsh libaudiofile-dev libglw1-mesa elfutils gamin libglw1-mesa-dev mesa-...
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error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1 genymotion

I install genymotion but when I try to run it, it gives me this error : ./genymotion: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I ...
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I/O error uninstalling package

I'm trying to remove a package from my system, and I'm getting an I/O error which I can't solve: # apt-get remove gateone Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias ...
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update not happening sudo apt-get update command

Followings are the error output: **W: Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.152 80] W: Failed to fetch http://extras....
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Package 'libudev0' has no installation candidate

abhishek x86_64-linux-gnu $ ls -l |grep libudev lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 34 Jun 27 15:11 libudev.so.0 -> /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 16 May 12 15:09 libudev....
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Unable to install matplotlib using pip in Ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 16.04 I am able to install almost every python package and library using pip except for matplotlib. I use this command to install matplotlib pip install matplotlib This gives the error: ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: python-pkg-resources

I was trying to install the packages: sudo apt-get install -y network-manager cron unattended-upgrades avahi-daemon ros-kinetic-ros-base python-rosdep but this failed with the error: Errors were ...
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Do LTS releases get the newest program versions? [duplicate]

New versions of programs can sometimes be found in the official packages of newer Ubuntu releases. For example, the DAE-software Asunder gets installed in version 2.8-3 in 16.04, while the most ...
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Is snap portable accross other UNIX (example macOS)?

I love the idea behind snap and played with it on a Ubuntu VM. Snapcraft Overview Snapcraft is a build and packaging tool which helps you package your software as a snap. It makes it easy ...