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How to search for source packages?

I can use aptitude to search for packages using a search term. For example, to search for all packages whose name begins with Foo: $ aptitude search Foo* However, this listing does not include ...
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Single list item stopping package manager

Full error log: starts here: E:Unable to parse package file /var/lib/apt/lists/ubuntu.c3sl.ufpr.br_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-pt%%5fBR (1), The item above is from universe and ...
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Does packages.ubuntu.com provide a search API?

The Debian package directory provides a simple API to search for package releases. For instance this query results can be accessed as JSON at https://sources.debian.net/api/src/libtry-tiny-perl/. Is ...
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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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failed to download package sources

I am trying to download package sources for all the installed packages in 14.04.2 release version. I tried the method described here ... How to download the source packages for all installed packages?...
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How to install standalone LINE or LINE plugin for Pidgin in Kubuntu 14.04?

I want to use LINE in my Kubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately LINE has no official release for Linux. I found some unconfirmed sources of installing LINE in Linux. I tried LINE with Wine, but it did not work ...
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Error While Running W3af

Hey Every0ne <<< Got A problem And i Hope You Help Me With :( ! When i Just Trying To run W3af GUI Or The Console , i Got This :- Hash of the package https://pypi.python.org/packages/...
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How I set any distribution for Debian package?

When I try to make a Debian source package for Launchpad, in /debian/changelog file, I must set a distribution like this: package-name (1.0-1) trusty; urgency=low ... Now, I want to release my ...
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.desktop arduino file killed system

any idea on what happened? i went here https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software downloaded the 64 bit for my os (running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS). and then I chmod +x the ./install.sh (not sure if ...
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warnings on update local repository

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Beta amd64 (20150805)/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update ...
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Looking for lasem (pre-compiled mathview package for Ubuntu)

I've searched high and low, but it seem that this package simply does not exist for Ubuntu yet? (v 0.4.x) In any case, it ought to exist, because AbiWord requires it for its mathview plugin which it ...
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What are the implications of compiling packages from source?

What are the implications of compiling packages from source? For example, what if doing sudo apt-get upgrade upgrades a dependency of the manually-installed package? How would using a package from the ...
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add 14.04 ppa in 12.04 source.list and install package messed up the WHOLE system

I was adding trusty(14.04) ppa to my 12.04 in order to install python3-progressbar. after successfully installed the python3-progressbar. I use apt-get install synaptic to install synaptic package. (...
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configuration of rlogin application

I am using security-onion a ubuntu based linux distribution. I can use rlogin -l username localhost command successfully but when I use other machines to remote login I get connection refused error. I ...
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Getting an error while installing a package on LUbuntu

Can anyone guide me on to resolve the error: E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. I'm new and a beginner of Ubuntu.
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What compiler flags are used to build the binaries in the official ubuntu .deb packages?

The author of the question What flags are used to compile debian stable packages? points out that Ubuntu has a default (fixed?) set of compiler flags that are used to built the binary files contained ...
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Compiler flags: deb package vs. source packet

Are the binaries in a .deb package compiled with the the same flags that are used when you Take a vanilla ubuntu installation without any changes (this is relevant for the effect of ./configure), ...
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How to find out if GTK is installed?

I am working on an ubuntu virtual machine. The installation is very basic. How can I verify if GTK and all its support packages are loaded? I only have text terminal access at this time.
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Contiki Packages

I am new to ubuntu world,I need to know what are the necessary packages required to run contiki-os in ubuntu operating system. I downloaded the contiki-2.7 folder from github but unable to run the ...
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Cannot install new user theme in 15.10 using tweak tool

I have installed the tweak tool and unable to locate the gnome-shell-extensions in repositories of 15.10, I tried using synaptic manager but unable to locate those extension packages and I get no ...
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package dependency tree with no internet

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 and it doesn't support any internet access method (wifi, ethernet, hotspot). I downloaded the network packages from Ubuntu archives with all their dependencies manually but ...
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How to unblock a website/download through Terminal in Ubuntu?

I was trying to install NS2 for my academic purpose. But in our Pondicherry University the repositories like http://archive.ubuntu.com are blocked through Proxy Server. When i want to install ...
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Broadcom wireless device BCM4360 with wireless adapter number 14e4:43a0

You know BCM43xx drivers are headache. I could not find any access point when I first installed ubuntu. I have tried to install the driver with code below: sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-...
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How to create .deb package of my JavaFx application?

I've built an application using JavaFx. Now I want to make a .deb package of my application to use it into Ubuntu/Debian platform. How can I do it?
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How can I automatically rebuild a package with a different compiler?

I would like to build a specific package, say upx-ucl with my local installation of afl-fuzz. Is there an easy way to do that? It would be perfect if the result was the deb package with a new build.
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Discrepancy with Swish++ names

I asked this question earlier, but I still have no answer. The problem is: I use ubuntu 12.04, and I need to install Swish++ from the source code. I've downloaded the package from the official page ...