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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install only the dependencies of a package?

Running sudo apt-get install <PACKAGE> will install the package, its dependencies, and any other recommended packages. However, there does not seem to be a way to install only the dependencies ...
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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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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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Fix “Package system is broken” error without synaptic

The package system is broken If you are using third party repositories then disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Now run the following command in a terminal: apt-get install -f ...
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Numpy broken in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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 'lib32ncurses5-dev', 'lib32z1-dev' has no installation candidate [NOT a duplicate, I tried all soution posted here]

I'm trying to build blink(content_shell) on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit and I am stuck on build/install-build-deps.sh. I think I have tried every single solution that I found on stackoverflow Error Log: It ...
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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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I can't download anything on 16.04 LTS

When I try to download anything at all through the terminal on 16.04, it doesn't finish something as I do this command: sudo apt-get install kdenlive. It then tells me Unmet Dependencies. Try 'apt-get ...
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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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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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How can I get a list of all packages available for a specific version of Ubuntu (not necessarily the one I have installed)?

I can get a list of all available packages and their details using the following command: apt-cache search . Which outputs a list of packages which looks like this: i 0ad - Real-...
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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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how to install libmysqld-dev on ubuntu 12.04?

When I enter the command: sudo apt-get install libmysqld-dev I get this message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)

I'm trying to install the package: libhdf5-serial-dev using the following terminal command: sudo apt-get install libhdf5-serial-dev This gives me the following output: Reading package lists... ...
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PyBFD cannot find Binutils in 16.04

I've upgraded my distro from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. In 15.10 everything was okay. I am using pybfd 0.1.1 with binutils 2.26 (In 16.04). The python package pybfd used to be okay with binutils of 15.10. ...
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What is the correct way to completely remove an application?

I've searched the net for such information and found different command lines, like these ones: sudo apt-get remove application sudo apt-get remove application* sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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How to remove wine completely

How can I remove the wine folder and all the applications in that folder? I've tried via synaptic but it keeps showing up in the application menu.
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Is there a good definitive source for setting up an apt repo? [on hold]

After reading a lot of documentation and hours of experimenting, I have set up an apt repository, but it was a painful process, and the documentation left something to be desired. I still have some ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I remove burg themes?

Please help. I downloaded several Burg themes using Super-Boot-Manager. Later I deleted Super-Boot_Manager. Now all the Burg themes have become redundant, but blocking any update through Synaptic. I ...
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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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Compiling custom kernel with debug symbols

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Linux-3.14.3-rt51 kernel. I need to use Systemtap so I compiled my kernel with the following options chosen during make menuconfig: General setup [*] Kprobes [*] Kernel->...
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meld installation issue

I am trying to install the meld diff viewer on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I run sudo apt-get install meld I get the following output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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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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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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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Error with Packages [duplicate]

I had this big red circle with a white minus sign on my notification bar something like this. An error occurred please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in a terminal to ...
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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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How to set up and use a virtual python environment in Ubuntu?

Python virtual environments are used to create isolated python environments to avoid dependency and version conflicts, and also indirectly takes care of permission issues. But what is the easiest way ...
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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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dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure)

I am getting the following error when I remove, autoremove, install, upgrade etc.. via terminal and also software updater. The sudo apt-get autoremove result is given below. The error says dpkg error ...
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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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How can I check the available version of a package in the repositories?

How can I check the version of the available package in the Ubuntu repositories without installing it?
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Can't install new software/packages

I was having an issue with updating packages and I was getting 404's to au.archive.ubuntu.com. I seem to have resolved now however I am now getting this; llibke@libke:~$ sudo apt-get -f install ...
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How do I install build-essential without an Internet connection? [duplicate]

I can't install it. Qhen I am installing build-essential_11.4build1_amd64.deb getting error of wrong architecture still I am using amd turion 64 and then i am trying to install build-essential_11....