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Download through terminal stopped halfway in Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I was downloading a game when it stopped/paused in halfway. I tried to cancel and try again, but it got stuck at the same point. What should I do. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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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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Unable to locate package [duplicate]

There are many questions about Unable to locate package. For example : if user try to install package by using apt-get then the following error shown. (Here package is used only as example for ...
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List (Head) packages available from specific ppa by command-line

I want to list all Head packages available from specific ppa. Example: webupd8 ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 has following head packages for trusty: Can I list them by command-line?
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How to find the list of all available packages along with the lastest version number available in the repositories?

I want to list all the packages(installed or not installed) along with the latest version number available in the repositories. For example: The output of apt-cache policy chromium-browser shows ...
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How can I know what programs does some apt-get package contains?

I would like to know what does some specific package install, for example, when installing ncurses, I have found that TAB key expands: sudo apt-get install ncurses- to show: ncurses-base ...
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1answer
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List all manually installed packages similar to history.log file

I searched the whole internet for this but did not find any satisfactory answer for this question. aptitude search ‘~i !~M’ | less does not show the manually installed packages. On my system it ...
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how to install zip package from cd on ubuntu server using command line? [closed]

i installed ubuntu server, don't have internet connection but have .zip package on a cd. how do i install it? mounted the cdrom already and can see the application
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unable to locate package cgroups-lite

$ sudo apt-get install cgroups-lite [sudo] password for neethu: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package cgroups-lite
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Problem installing libxplc package on Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to install the libxplc package using sudo apt-get install libxplc but getting message Unable to locate package libxplc, please tell me what should i do.
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1answer
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Where can I find introductory material for using the command line? [duplicate]

I've been very interested in Linux for a while now and Finally decided to install Ubuntu on my machine. I was wondering is there any sites or PDFs links were I could get an intro into running ...
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Problems in installing packages from terminal [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install any missing packages from my terminal by using the command sudo apt-get install (package name) It shows the following error: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - ...
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How to deal with unmet dependencies when installing packages?

I'm trying to install tmux, but getting this error. I'm also curious to how to resolve such issues as this comes up pretty often when installing these packages sometimes. When it says Depends on a ...
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1answer
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“But is referred to by another package.” - Finding that package

It is not unusual for an Ubuntu (or other distro with apt package management) user to encounter the error: user@box ~ $ sudo apt-get install x [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unable to locate package openfoam221

While I am executing command **VERS=$(lsb_release -cs) sudo sh -c "echo deb http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu $VERS main > /etc/apt**/sources.list.d/openfoam.list"*][1]* I have a file ...
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have ubuntu want kubuntu

Earlier today i was messing around with ubuntu and found a package that gave me a graphic box with different version in it like ubuntu xubuntu kubuntu and so on. I found it very useful as you could ...
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What's the command to install the build-essential package?

What's the command on 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 for installing the build-essential package and linux headers generic package?
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Terminal aborts installation of a package no matter what I type

When I'm trying to install a package, say chromium I type this in the terminal: sudo apt-get install chromium Then it says: After this operation, 3.1415926 MB of additional disk space will be ...
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1answer
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Package error making it unable to install anything in 12.10

The other day I was trying out different desktop environments, like Pantheon, Gnome, etc. But when I was trying to install Pantheon/Elementary Shell, it came up with an error, I ignored it thinking ...
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Can't install Spotify for Ubuntu 12.10

As the title says, I can't install spotify. I've googled for answers but nothing was relevant to the case. Another problem is that I can't install wine (so I have to install Spotify through Terminal). ...
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Is this command to remove old kernels safe to use?

While browsing the internet for Ubuntu articles, I came across this command: sudo dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^ ...
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1answer
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How to tell which packages are available to install using apt-get?

Using Ubuntu Software Center I can perform a search on an approximate package name and get the matching packages list to select from. If I work on a remote machine via ssh (i.e. command line only), ...
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What is the name of the application to find automatically the package to install?

I would like to know what is the name of the Ubuntu package that finds out for us on the terminal what package to install. As an example, imagine that I don't have gparted installed. I just open the ...
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Any way to list similar commands?

When you write the command name wrong, bash often does this: septi@norbert:~$ good No command 'good' found, did you mean: Command 'gold' from package 'binutils' (main) Command 'gmod' from package ...
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aptitude install apach derby ij

I see a similar question here: Question How do I connect to toursdb of Derby database using ij in Ubuntu How do I connect to toursdb of Derby database using ij in Ubuntu I have Ubuntu , I have ...
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I cannot install Synaptic Package Manager because of the following error

How do I go around this and install it? $ sudo apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package synaptic is not ...
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How do I install a package with aptitude?

I've looked at an aptitude tutorial and read the man page, but I just don't get it. After you launch aptitude, how do you say "install package foo"? Or search for all packages with "foo" in their ...
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If I download a package through apt-get on one machine and install on another, can I upgrade later?

I have a machine that does not have an internet connection and I need to download a few packages to it. I can use apt-get download xxx to get the package, but, if I ever connect this machine to the ...
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Problems updating weather indicator

I can not update Weather Indicator with Update Manager. This is the terminal log: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale ...
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Installtion failed a .deb Package [closed]

I try to install a .deb package with terminal use sudo dpkg -i *.deb but show this error dpkg: error processing Pydict.deb (--install): parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/control' near ...
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1answer
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Why can't I run a package installed in “/usr/local/bin”?

After compilation of a package, make install installed the package's files in /usr/local/bin but when I double click on the file inside /bin it doesn't work. I followed all the steps to compile the ...
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How can I access my package update history from the command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I look up my update history? In Synaptic Package Manager and Ubuntu Software Centre I can view a history of recent package updates. How can I do the same from ...
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1answer
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How can I install a package in Gnu Octave?

How can I install a package in Gnu Octave? I have tried, for example, with the splines-package after downloading it in my home directory with: Octave1>> pkg install splines-1.0.7.tar.gz I get ...
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How do I get the version of an application from the command line?

I would like to know how to get the version information of an installed program that doesn't have the --version or -version method implemented.
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1answer
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Can I install different language packages for the command line program “info”?

I'd like to install info pages for the command line program in spanish so it will take less time for me to understand and assimilate. Well, it may sound quite dumb, but the problem I'm having trying ...
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Terminal says 'Broken package' when using apt-get to install phpMyAdmin

I have tried to install phpMyAdmin using the sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin command> The terminal says that there are "uninstallable" dependencies, therefore the package is broken.Perhaps the ...
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What are the common file extensions in Ubuntu?

Knowing file extensions really helps to understand what a program is doing or using. What are some common one's and how do I extract them?
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Create deb from dvcs-source

Is there a system in Ubuntu which simplify the process of getting the sources from git, compile and package it into a deb? I'm looking for something similar to the PKGBUILD in ArchLinux which can be ...