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

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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 ...
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Download snap “tmux” from channel “stable” (snap not found)

I installed tmux with snap. Now it seems to be missing from App Store? How to find the reason why missing? It means no updates to tmux? I do something wrong? $ snap changes ID   Status  Spawn         ...
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Hash Sum mismatch on installing kvm

I have laptop with amd64. I enabled virtual device from bios. When I am trying to install kvm using: $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils I am getting error ...
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Get the list of installed packages with install time, date and vendor details [duplicate]

I am trying to get package name with version, splitted package and version, vendor of that package, install time and date using: locate dpkg.log | xargs cat {} | grep "install" | awk '{print $5$6, $5,...
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apt equivalent of `brew doctor`?

I recently ran the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop -y on an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. There were some conflicts between some of the dependencies of kubuntu-desktop and some of the ...
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Get the list of installed packages with install time, date and vendor details with dpkg-query command

I am trying to get package name with version, splitted package and version, vendor of that package, install time and date using: dpkg-query -W -f='${Package}-${version} ${package} ${version} ${...
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Installing package collections back to back

If I say, install science-chemistry through apt-get, if there are any packages that are also in science-physics will installing those two packages back to back cause any issues?
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Numpy broken in ubuntu 16.04 LTS [closed]

I have instaled packages "python-numpy" on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Unfortunately, the package is broken: >>> import numpy Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <...
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Package mirroring

Is it possible to copy a specific application that is installed in another machine to my machine. That means i want to install that same application in my machine. The .deb for the specific package is ...
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upgrade process stuck for too long while Preparing to unpack …/mysql-server-5.7_5.7.12-0ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb

I tried to do upgrade and its been unpacking for too long (20 minutes) is it normal?, not responding to ctrl+C too.What to do next? shubhendu@shubhendu-HP-Pavilion-g6-Notebook-PC:/opt$ sudo apt-get ...
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Installing R on Ubuntu 14.04

I had R 3.3.0 on my machine. During the process of upgrading R, I had some problems. Now I'm getting the following error when I try to install R. yaseen@yaseen:~$ sudo apt-get install r-base Reading ...
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Having Trouble Installing MongoDB for setting up Deployd on Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty 84bit

I'm following this process: http://terraltech.com/how-to-setup-deployd-on-ubuntu-server/ And EVERYTHING goes fine without a hitch, then I get to this section: mongo shell And it says that mongo ...
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Dependency problems with bitcoinqp

I keep getting this message when trying to install bitcoin-qt on my VPS: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of bitcoin-qt: bitcoin-qt depends on libboost-chrono1.54.0; however: ...
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compilation terminated: Package linphone was not found in the pkg-config search path [duplicate]

In trying to compile helloworld.c for linphone, I get: thufir@mordor:~/sip$ thufir@mordor:~/sip$ gcc -o helleworld helloworld.c $(pkg-config --libs --cflags linphone) Package linphone was not found ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code(1)

I encounter the error in the above title whenever I try to run sudo apt-get and I can't figure out why. For example: Setting up python-gobject-2 (2.28.6-12ubuntu1) ... /var/lib/dpkg/info/python-...
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What is the difference between 1st and 2nd command?

What is the different when install samba using sudo apt-get install samba and using this command sudo apt-get install samba samba-vfs-modules winbind bind9 bind9utils ldb-tools ntp smbldap-tools ...
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“Error: Broken Count > 0” on updates

Here are two pictures below that clarify the situation and show the issues/errors I am seeing. This is the error I got when the system tried to get updates: This is what I got when I tried the ...