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novnc error unrecognized service on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to do the setup for openstack. I installed novnc but when i try the command "service novnc restart" i get the error "novnc : unrecognized service". What should I do ?
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Where did the easy_install and pip packages go?

I wrote a Bash script which automates the installation of an application based on ERPNext 3.6.1* on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop. Part of the script installs required dependencies using apt-get ...
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sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ not woking

I'm trying to skype on ubuntu 14.04, but when I type: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ It says ...
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Extra unneeded packages

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. It was an upgrade from 11.10. I removed the GUI so that I just have the command line. I was wondering if there was a way to remove all the unnecessary packages that ...
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scilab install problem lib.so.6 GLIBC_2.14 not found

i have installed ubuntu 11.04 and i am new to linux and that's why i am suffering alot i tried to install scilab 5.5.0 from a tar.gz After unpacking the tar.gz file and changing directory to ...
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Problems in downloading and installing packages

I am a newbie in Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS in my laptop and it was moreover all fine. I want to install packages like wine,VLC,Chromium Browser,etc I was getting various error messages. 1). ...
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Dpkg options passed to apt apply to dependencies?

On 12.04, I'm running a script with the following line: apt-get -q -y -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-confnew" --auto-remove --purge --no-install recommends install foo I'm wondering if the passed dpkg ...
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Upgrading PHP_CodeSniffer from Software Center

I have installed the PHP_CodeSniffer from Ubuntu Software Center, this gives me the version 1.1.0 What I'm trying to do is update it the latest stable version. Seeing this came from Software Center, ...
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How to replace/update python-eggtrayicon in 14.04?

I've wrote a pygtk script using python-eggtrayicon but not available in Trusty. However, I've this package installed in my Trusty, because I come from Saucy. How can I replace it? Is it possible to ...
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Install MediaTomb server on lubuntu

I have old Asus Netbook with Intel 32 bit celeron processor. Because of resource constraint, I installed Lubuntu 14.04 (command line only) version. I tried apt-get install mediatomb, but no luck. ...
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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package failed

I got the following problem from the Software Updater: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package failed. Also, by running sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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How to manage software that is installed from source?

From time to time, we may have to install something from source due to various reasons. While it is fairly standard how to install software given appropriate dependencies, it is not clear to me how to ...
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How to pause installation package in ubuntu software center

How can I pause one big installation package operation and install another small package then resume paused package again. I'm using ubuntu software center to installing the big package. Is this ...
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Is this possible to uninstall one package during another package is installing

Is this possible when I installing one package I allow to uninstall another package at the same time?
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Asking to install package when it is already installed - Ubuntu 12.04

I am asked to install a package libldns-dev in order to install some software (FreeSwitch). Although it is installed already and I have already run the command updatedb but still it is asking me to ...
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Were is the Debian package for Blender 2.70a?

In the official repository of Ubuntu and Debian is only the 2.6 version of Blender. I searched with Google to find a Debian package to download. But I found nothing.
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What security differences are between click and .deb package?

Installing a random (nasty?) .deb can be dangerous because it will grant all privilege to the apps and daemon installed because the .deb has some configs asking to applied if the user valid his ...
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Installing a Package that asks debconf questions doesn't work with the Software-Center

I am building an automatic configure Package for our environment and it has to ask a few debconf questions when installing. Until Ubuntu 13.10 it was no problem installing it via the GUI but since ...
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Problem in system update; failed install and removal of software packages

I can not install and uninstall software I used these comments: sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a What shall I do ? ...
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“Basic Ubuntu Server” in Taksel

I have Ubuntu Server installed What will be removed if I used tasksel to uninstall "Basic Ubuntu Server" task? What are the features going to be removed Thank you
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gstreamer bad plugin of file .dep are not allowing me to install any software

For any install in ubuntu It is giving the same error. How can I remove all these gstreamer package errors? The error is installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration ...
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Can't update and can't install any package - files list file for package 'libatk-adaptor' is missing final newline

Whenever I try to install any package I receive this error 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 124 not upgraded. Need to get 19.6 kB of archives. After this operation, 81.9 kB of ...
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Upgrading to Bluez 5.19 from source

I've successfully compiled Bluez 5.19 from source using ./config and then make, but I'm stuck on the next step. Make install doesn't seem to overwrite the old Bluez (when checked with dpkg -l, it ...
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Unable to install php5-mcrypt on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't install php5-mcrypt on ubuntu 14.04. I'm doing this: $ sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt And getting this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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There are no repos [closed]

I have PC Engines Apu . I wanted to install Linux to Apu over PXE. I m trying to install this on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS #yum install tftp-server syslinux httpd dhcpd There ...
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sudo apt-get install <multiple packages> cannot read packages

I am trying to setup ruby on rails on a new ubuntu machine. I want to install all the dependencies at once after a sudo apt-get update, but encountered errors saying the packages has no installation ...
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Debian Packaging Dependencies Checking [closed]

How to force a debian package to check some dependency installed?
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Trying to build/install patched gtk3-engines-oxygen to test bugfix, get shared changelog.Debian.gz is different from other instances of package

I want to just quickly test the patch in this bug report to gtk3-engines-oxygen so it can go upstream. I could test it either temporarily or permanently; I would just like to do it. I currently have ...
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Application Software updater not working anymore (Ubuntu 14)

As soon as i log in a this red sign appears top a and it says : And error occurred .please run package manger from the right-click menu or apt-getin a terminal to see what is wrong The error ...
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How to solve Unable to locate package error

There are many question in which users face error: E: Unable to locate package ... . The following error while sudo apt-get install <package>: sudo apt-get install package Reading package ...
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Recent version of libpng

The libpng in the Ubuntu 14.04 is still at version 1.2. Is there an alternative apt source that contains more recent version? If not, will I end up in trouble aka dependency hell if I compile my own ...
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Ubuntu <libappindicator/app-indicator.h> file missing

According to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17193307/qt-systray-icon-appears-next-to-launcher-on-ubuntu-instead-of-on-the-panel I want to make a systray icon. But I can't install the package ...
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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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Can anyone help me fix “Package operation failed” error on Ubuntu 14.04

This error appear when I tried to install package named "SARGE-bandwidthd_2.0.1_i386" and its dependency packages like "libgd2-xpm" and "libgd2-noxpm" . I have never faced with any kind of Package ...
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I accidently locked some packages in synaptic, how can I undo these?

If possible I would like to list them first and select which one to remove OR remove them all. Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Thanks.
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Error message while installing any software as “package dependencies can not be resolved” [duplicate]

when i am installing the softwares by all means (via software center, terminal etc) it gives an error message as "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" Can any one help me out to solve the ...
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How to install Qt4.6 libraries on Ubuntu 12.04?

I use Ubuntu 12.04. I am working with Qt IDE. I need Qt4.6 libraries for supporting my applications. Instead of this Ubuntu 12.04 provide Qt Creator IDE based on Qt4.8.0 libraries by ...
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What do I do if launchpad repository doesn't exist anymore?

Recently, ubuntu told me that it failed to resynchronize the package index files from their sources. Here's the output of apt-get update: ... W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to transform a desktop version of Ubuntu ISO into a server one?

As I understand, desktop and server distributions of Ubuntu are very similar, except that some packages are included in one but not another. I need to install Ubuntu Server from PXE. Since there is ...
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What do I do for dependencies installing wine1.7 on 14.04

user@chrubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How to install packages from Launchpad which are not in a PPA?

Launchapad contains a wealth of packages that are not usable (they seem to be in source form or something). For example, by searching for a "ndoc ubuntu" on google, I fell on the page ...
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apt-get abort after I type Y to continue

After I use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade to check for updates via terminal, there's a little problem but weird. After I answer to Y, it must be running to downloading updates ...
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Error with composite-2014 package

So I have installed Maya 2014 , and then when I tried to install another program I got this error E: The package composite-2014 needs to be re installed, but I can't find an archive for it. And ...
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how to install PGFPlots in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running into the following error: ! LaTeX Error: File `pgfplots.sty' not found. How should PGFPlots be installed in Ubuntu 14.04? I have installed the following packages already: texlive-full ...
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Lost power during update and now i cannot install any packages or even update/repair update

I lost power during and update and now i cannot install or update any packages. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. on terminal I get this message: dpkg: error processing package ...
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E:Problem with MergeList [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates installed (... until this problem occurred this morning...) However, when I tried to to update using the Update-Manager I got the following error message: ...
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How in the living hell can I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, my genealogy programs stopped working; looked around, & other Windows emulator progs stopped working, as well. This is what I get when updating, then ...
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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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What is proper way to get specific version of package

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I need to use curl package. But it comes in version 7.35.0 with known SSL bug (already fixed in next version) I either need lower version <= 7.33.0 or higher >= ...