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

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“NetworkManager is not running”- error. After manually upgrading nmcli to 1.0.6 on ubuntu 12.04

I need to use the new version of NetworkManager on ubuntu 12.04. I've installed NetworkManager-1.0.6 from source code, from gnome Projects web site (And allot of it's dependencies). After ...
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What's the difference between the 'ubuntu-gnome-desktop' and 'gnome' packages?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and I wanted to install GNOME, but there appear to be two GNOME (meta)packages. One is called 'ubuntu-gnome-desktop' and the other simply 'gnome'. I'm wondering what the ...
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Complete Uninstall of Rhythmbox

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one of the Dell project Sputnik computers, and I'm finding it rather difficult to get rid of Rhythmbox from my system entirely. From looking around on the web, I've ...
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Is it safe to manually perform 'apt-get update' 's operation?

I am trying to keep one my systems up-to-date. The intended target is Not Connected to the internet. Am trying to get all the needed info from another machine with internet access. After a bit of ...
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How can I fix application installer?

I recently tried to install code:blocks using the 64 bit binary from this link, and it was apparently the worst thing in the world I could have done to my machine. I ended up not able to install the ...
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Unable to do any sort of apt-get: Unmet Dependencies

I am trying to do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. The first command runs fine without problems but the upgrade returns with the following : Reading package lists... Done ...
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Which packages write /etc/lsb-release and /etc/issue?

What packages write or replace /etc/lsb-release and /etc/issue in Ubuntu or Debian?
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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 ...
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Error when trying to install wine1.6

04 , and i want to install wine1.6 since it the latest stable version , i tried from the command line sudo apt-get install wine1.6 Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites ...
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How do I check if a package is installed on my server?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server edition 13.10. But I have ran into a bit of problem. At the end of the install, it asks you for several extra packages whether you want them nor not, like openSSH ...
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Dependency error while installing WINE

Every time I try to install "WINE" VIA the Software Center on Ubuntu 12.10, I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but ...
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I get “dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern” How to solve this?

I get "dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern" How to solve this? I did the following things Update the package index: sudo apt-get update Install libdigest-md5-file-perl deb package: sudo ...
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apt-get -f install suggests removing python2.7 and installing python3

Since I have some dependencies problems (I am trying to install mysql-workbench in a Ubuntu 12.04), I tried to run sudo apt-get -f install. However, the output looks very scary, since it suggests ...
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Unable to install Springseed 2 on Ubuntu 15.04

I've downloaded Springseed 2 deb file and when I open it by Ubuntu Software Center, it shows this error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgcrypt11 I've looked for this package in my Synaptic ...
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How to fix broken `msgfmt` installation?

Several projects that I am trying to build from scratch appear to need msgfmt in order to build. They all fail. However, when I try to run it directly on the command line I get: $ msgfmt msgfmt: ...
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Problem in installing g++

I want to install g++ on my laptop(ubutu 14.04 LTS), however it shows the following errors- maddman@MADDY-PC:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install g++ Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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How to install a newer version of libav than what is in the repos

I'm currently running debian 7 wheezy, but the package management system is the same as ubuntu so I thought I'd ask here. I'm trying to install at least version 9.x of libav. The current version in ...
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python-gi referencing wrong headers

I'm trying to use gtk+ with python in Linux Mint 17. After trying the jhbuild method of building the gtk libraries for python, I tried to install from the Debian repositories and I tried to install ...
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Use apt-get to install packages newer than Ubuntu release

I've been experimenting with an Amazon Ubuntu instance running 14.04 and am using python3-pandas package, which for this release is version 0.13.1, which is quite a ways behind the current version of ...
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Does someone knows how to fix this installation bug in ubuntu?mysql-server-5.6 E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I'm trying to remove mysql-workbench. But everytime when I try to remove something related with mysql, I get this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do I select a PPA build?

There is this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/ubuntu/php5-oldstable I added it to my lucid system with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable but it doesn't seem to provide any ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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Can I fix package metadata locally? [closed]

I have a dependency problem. A bunch of packages decided to depend on libgbm1 instead of libgbm1-lts-utopic at some point. What puzzles me is that libgbm1-lts-utopic does not provide libgbm1: $ ...
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Removing DE in Ubuntu 14.04

I installed LXDE in my Ubuntu 14.04. Now I am unable to remove it from login screen though I used PURGE and all same sort of commands. Now when I try to remove it terminal says Reading package ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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How can i install HPLIP Missing Dependencies along with some brokern packages through terminal?

I run a command " $ python install.py" then the following message prompted on the screen: MISSING DEPENDENCIES -------------------- Following dependencies are not installed. HPLIP will not work if ...
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How to install updates via command line?

When I log into my web server via SSH I see the information: 88 packages can be updated. 80 updates are security updates I tried apt-get update then apt-get upgrade but each time I log in I still ...
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Samba installation failed on ubuntu 12.10

I was trying to install samba to access shared printer on windows pc connected via office network, following response came out from terminal. please guide me how to install Samba or any other ...
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Steam needs to install these additional packages

Hi i have annoying problem with steam in ubuntu. After running steam it showed me that error: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, ...
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Where are the logs for apt-get?

Request I would like to know where I can find the logs for the following package managers. Package managers Synaptic Package Manager Ubuntu Software Center Terminal logs for apt-get and The ...
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Getting + installing gcc/g++ 4.9 on Ubuntu?

How do I install the latest version of gcc and g++? I am using a variety of C++11 and C++1y features; which is why I need this.
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apt-get can't overwrite file of already existing file of another package

I'm having problems with installing some applications. unity-tweak-tool I installed the program crashes after installation. I do not know what to do? apt-get -f install Reading package lists ... ...
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Error 404 in update process using terminal [duplicate]

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pmcenery/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W:Failed to fetch ...
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How to install sumo on Ubuntu 14.04(Trusty Tahr)?

I get the following error when trying to install sumo on Ubuntu 14.04(Trusty Tahr): sumo : Depends: libgdal1 (>= 1.8.0) but it is not installable I also have tried to install the package via ...
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Installing modules for both Python 2 and 3

I need to install some modules for Python: python3-rospkg, python3-catkin-tools and python3-yaml. I need them to work for both python2 and python3. But as soon as I apt-get install one of the above, ...
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how do i install mate 1.10 from source?

I have been trying to install mate 1.10. For serveral days. The ppa(s) give me 404 errors, and just don't work. the source packages give me an intertwinded mess of dependency errors, missing m4 ...
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how to fix failed avidemux installation

Using 14.04 64 bit, I tried to install avidemux 2.6.8 from ppa:rebuntu16/avidemux+unofficial Unfortunately, the installation sudo apt-get install avidemux2.6-qt4 failed: dpkg: error processing ...
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upstart conf file not being copied

Ubuntu 14.04 chroot apt-get install cgroup-lite invoke-rc.d: unknown initscript, /etc/init.d/cgroup-lite not found. If I download source files (tarball), decompress it, there is a ...
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X11 Development Libraries

I am new to ubuntu, I am using ubuntu 13.10, and trying to install NS-2. During the installation I am facing the following error; X11/Xlib.h: No such file or directory Then i tried to install ...
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How to install Brosix secure instant messaging on an Aquaris E5 Ubuntu phone

I have already installed the Brosix .deb app on my Kubuntu 15.04 laptop without any problems. I copied the app to the downloads folder on my Aquaris E5 Ubuntu touch phone, downloaded the terminal from ...
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Dependency problems installing steam

I'm having some dependency trouble trying to install steam on Ubuntu 14.04. I got the steam-launcher.deb-Package from http://media.steampowered.com/client/installer/steam.deb and installed it: ...
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Where can I find a complete list of packages that I have installed after initial installation?

I want to save the list of packages that have installed. I figured it might be the best to list all and diff it with the default set. Edit: Clarification: I don't want to get the list of installed ...
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OpenCV installation dependencies issue

I am trying to install OpenCV on ubuntu 14.04. The installation document asks to run a few commands before installaion of OpenCV. I get the following error when running it: ...
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please help me with this output summary from terminal regarding sound issues in system

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and after updating all softwares,the sound system has stopped working. after following one of the post from ubuntu forum; i found this summary as result. please help... ...
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Why wasn't my kernel upgraded when I upgraded the system?

I recently upgrade from 14.10 to ubuntu 15.04 and I was expected also the kernel to be upgraded from 3.16 to 3.19, but this wasn't happened! Why this problem? can I do manually upgrade of kernel?
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How do I determine the location of the debian package for an installed application?

Using dpkg, I see that Chef version 11.2.0 is currently installed: $ dpkg -l | grep -i 'chef' ii chef 11.2.0-1.ubuntu.11.04 The full stack of chef I'm ...
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apt-get install -f got the error message

I got this error code when I try this command: sudo apt-get install -f Do anyone know how to fixed it? thanks! $ sudo apt-get install --fix-broken && sudo apt-get autoremove && ...
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dependency in ppa

i have a package(fcl) in my ppa in my launchpad ppa and it depends on another package (libccd) which is in another ppa ppa:imnmfotmal/libccd. FCL has both build and run dependency in libccd. SO i ...