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Custom repository for “click” packages

For standard deb packages we can use reprepro. Is there any custom repository related solution for "click" packages?
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Why am I getting the terminal error “try apt-get -f install”?

Okay, I just install Ubuntu (the LXDE version, which is Lubuntu) and everytime I try to install a package through the terminal with the "Apt-get install" command, this error pops up: E: Unmet ...
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Can't remove 2XClient using dpkg

I have a problem removing 2XClient from Ubuntu 12.04. This is the output Removing 2xclient ... Unregistering tuxclient url-protocol handler in gconf tree (gconftool-2:3905): GConf-WARNING **: ...
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Are all apt-get packages available on 64 bit ubuntu version available on the ARM version?

I'm going to be traveling for 4 months and want to get a $200 chromebook and out Ubuntu server on it rather than risk loosing my macbook pro. I'm developer and use apt-get all the time, so wanted to ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

It does this everytime I try to install something from the software center. It says the same thing on every single package except the "frogatto" thing is different which is the softwares name. Here ...
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14.04 Unable to install correct package

I'm attempting to configure an oculus rift for this I need to execture ./OculusConfigUtil_i386 This gives me the following error: ./OculusConfigUtil_i386: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Package 'ruby1.8-dev' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

How can I solve this error? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev sudo apt-get install mysql-server sudo apt-get install libgemplugin-ruby Currently I am getting this error: sudo ...
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what is meaning of error “Package 'ruby1.8-dev' has no installation candidate” [duplicate]

I am trying to install ruby1.8-dev using below command: => sudo apt-get install ruby1.8-dev but getting this error: =>Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Rhytym Box dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

I installed 14.04 and now when I try to play some music it shows me to install some plugins. When I allow it to download, it gives me following error Package dependencies cannot be resolved ...
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Unable to locate package jupiter

I'm trying to install jupiter to maintain the heat in my laptop. However, when I use the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install jupiter ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 12.04

I have my hp probook 445 g1 ubuntu installed factory state. I was running out of boot space on my PC so I installed ubuntu-tweak to clean it.But it didn't worked. After that an error symbol is ...
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Is there Ubuntu's analogue of snapshot.debian.org?

Debian users have a kind of "wayback machine": snapshot.debian.org , which is really great. There are regressions sometimes, and if I don't have local deb package with old version, I'm getting sad ...
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Getting error while installing python-kivy packages in Ubuntu

I'm not able to install python-kivy, I got this error: dpkg: error while cleaning up: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127 Processing triggers for ...
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Remove optional ubuntu packages for speeding up release-upgrade [duplicate]

I have to update ubuntu 13 to ubuntu 14. When I issued release-upgrade it is showing that about 700 MB data is to be downloaded from internet. I have slow internet connection now. So it will take ...
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Not able to install software on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu.I am trying to download Okular pdf reader from Software Center but I am getting some error. At first it was asking for installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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How can I install nvidia-331-updates without automatically installing a full-fledged unity desktop?

I'm trying to run XBMC from an ubuntu 14.04 sever install. In order for my HDMI audio to function properly, I require the latest Nvidia drivers, located in package nvidia-331-updates. Here is the ...
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Can i know how the science packages on ubuntu helps students [on hold]

science-robotics , science-electronics .. how does this packages helps students. Do they have some sought of simulation softwares for making electronic circuits. Do they have any IDE's to program ...
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How to install expect on ubuntu 12.10 ( quantal) [closed]

I tried to install expect package on ubuntu 12.10 using sudo apt-get install expect command but getting following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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MySQL Broken Package on Xubuntu 14.04

Installing LAMP on Xubuntu today with apt-get install lamp-server^, I got the following error: E: Failed to fetch ...
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1 Depends on 2 but 2 is not going to be installed

On my Ubuntu 14.04, for almost every second package I want to install I get an error: sudo apt-get install 1 Depends: 2 but it is not going to be installed. then I try sudo apt-get install 2 get ...
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Error “unable to locate package” when I try to install anything

Whenever I try to install any package it gives, Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package libfuse-dev Whenever I ...
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For an automated install of .deb I need to set DPkg::Options before installing package with new conffile

I have a custom Debian package that creates a touch-screen calibration file and will be deployed for automatic updating. I want to preserve the calibration file if the user has changed it, so my new ...
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successful installing packages but dpkg has error

happy Ramadan I'm live in Iran and Some corporation ban us like ORACLE so I installed Oracle Java SDK 8 manually and after it my "dpkg" has been showing error always. no different between ...
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When installing packages (particularly those with graphical UIs) how do you determine which is fitting for your distribution?

I'm having a hard time understanding the dependencies of software on (the combination of) Ubuntu distributions, desktop environments, window managers, file managers and what have you. What I'm ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved Ubuntu 14.04 vlc-audacius

vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.4-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6 is to be installed Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.2.1) but ...
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How to install libinput 0.4.0?

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and I tried installing libinput package from source. export WLD=$HOME/install git clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/wayland/libinput cd libinput ./autogen.sh ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies installing Noise on 14.04?

I'm trying to install Noise on my Ubuntu 14.04. I ran: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily and $ sudo apt-get update and received the following error: The following packages ...
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What is the best way to build a package that targets a single Ubuntu release only?

At the moment I build and package our software for Ubuntu 14.04 aka 'trusty' via dpkg-buildpackage. I get a .deb package that can be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 but also on other Ubuntu releases e.g. ...
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Updating packagelist

The installation guide at kivy.org (this one) says that I have to update my packagelist using my package manager. How to do this?
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Package 'libdconf0' has no installation candidate

My system settings do not persist. I have been trying to set system wide proxy settings. BUt once I set it and if I open the settings dialogue again, the last saved settings vanish. I tried setting ...
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Uninstall a package that I have installed using a .sh script [duplicate]

I have more older versions of NetBeans installed on my system and I would like to uninstall them. The problem is that I have installed them all from a .sh shell installer script simply running from ...
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How to reinstall linux-libc-dev:amd64

I used "sudo dpkg --configure -a" to repair an uncomplete update. It solved at least most of the problems, but says dpkg: error processing package linux-libc-dev:amd64 (--configure): package is in a ...
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Build a Ubuntu debian package [duplicate]

I would like to create an Ubuntu package from a single bash script I wrote. Is there a simple instruction how to build an Ubuntu package, that can be uploaded to launchpad? (I already created the PPA ...
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Printer driver issue - install from repository failed Epson Stylus SX425W

I have tried to install my printer from the repositories using Synaptic and it failed with the following output: (synaptic:5958): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' ...
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Dpkg error processing for installing packages

I want to install any packages but when I use apt-get install I have the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done htop is ...
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Unmet Dependencies while Installing default-jre [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while trying to install default-jre. How can I solve this issue? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Wine Corrupted, stream libraries, everything?

I can't remove wine at all, I cannot sudo apt-get remove, purge, or autoremove without error.I've tried removing the /usr/bin/wine files, everything. I am at a complete loss, as every suggestion I've ...
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dpkg dependency error, even when said dependency is installed

I'm trying to install some software on Ubuntu 14.04 (BlackMagic Desktop Video version 10.1.1). My command is: dpkg -i <packagefilename>.deb I get the following error: Preparing to unpack ...
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dpkg-scanpackages dpkg.pm @INC [closed]

I am running Max OS X 10.9 Installed: -Xcode 5 (latest version) -Fink -MacPorts -Xcode Command Line Tools -Theos I have a shell script running Dpkg-scanpackages debs / > Packages But i am ...
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% signs on deb package names?

I just wanted to create a copy of (/var/cache/apt/)archives directory and clean it to save some space. Noticed % signs on certain packages (ex-ffmpeg_6%3a0.8.12-1_amd64.deb). Just wondered what that ...
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How can i install anaconda on Ubuntu?

I need help to install the anaconda python distribution on Ubuntu 14.04. I ran in terminal the bash script Anaconda.sh, but I thing I have to do something else after that.
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Doing a fresh ubuntu install without having to reinstall packages

I'm currently on debian wheezy and I want to install Ubuntu. I'm on a slow broadband connection and I do not want to download all the packages again that I installed on the debian installation. Is ...
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Ubuntu on armhf: “using PPAs with apt-get source -b”?

In brief, the problem I seem to be having is that apt-get "ignores" whatever PPA I add. I assume that this is because the respective PPA's limit their debs to i386 and AMD64 builds. (I'm using armhf.) ...
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i m getting problem in installing traceroute utility

I m getting this atul@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install traceroute [sudo] password for atul: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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How do I get a list of needed packages

I want to know how to get a list of needed packages for a program. I want to get one program/application from one computer to another, by taking every package that is needed and compile it on the ...
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Local APT repository for specific packages [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up an APT repository on my local network that will work similar to apt-mirror except, I don't want to mirror an entire repository, I only want to serve specific packages of my ...
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Unable to run Package Manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Error Message being displayed in Notification: 'Error: Opening the cache (E:Encountered a section with no Package: header,E: Problem with ...
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xubuntu/xfce4 package to hold to prevent breakage by updates

I've painfully set up my xubuntu desktop to look exactly how I want it to look. I have previously experienced a well built setup crumble due to unfortunate updates. Though I would like to keep getting ...
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postgresql vs postgresql-server-dev package

What is the difference between postgresql and postgresql-server-dev packages. What are the purposes served by installing different packages and what are the use-cases of these?
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libjansson repositories? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the deb repository for libjansson4 which includes version 2.6-1, but when I go to this page here https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/utopic/amd64/libjansson-dev/2.6-1 I can't get the PPA ...