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Does Sudo apt-get install always require an internet connection? [duplicate]

I was using my laptop (which doesn't have interwebs) and I was trying to install Birdfont and the Python IDLE (I was told both are in the list of software you can install without download) however ...
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NS2 Installation [closed]

I want to install ns2 on ubuntu 12.10. how to install it? Someone suggest the following procedure to install ns2 on ubuntu 12.10: Type sudo apt-get update and hit Enter. Type your password and hit ...
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Must execute “sudo su” and then do apt-get update/upgrade/install, prefacing with sudo doesn't work [duplicate]

In order to get the apt-get update/upgrade/install commands to work, I have added proxy information to my /etc/environment file. For example: http_proxy="http://proxy-chain.acmewidgets.com:8080/" ...
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After trying to fix sound “Unable to correct problems” error [duplicate]

I have been trying to get sound working on 14.04. It looks like now I've done something even worse, after following: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1316634 I tried to do the following ...
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sudo apt-get gives 404 error. Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I type sudo apt-get <option> in my terminal, whether it be update,upgrade, or install, it always gives 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] and ends with E: Aborting Install. I use ...
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Find and download a package without sudo using aptitude [duplicate]

I would like to install a bunch of packages (glogg, libprotobuf7, libleveldb1, libsnappy1, libhdf5-7) on an Ubuntu system on which I do not have root privileges. (I understand that this can be ...
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Failed to fetch [duplicate]

Am getting this error when am trying to update using T command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Fetched 1,338 kB in 38s (34.9 kB/s) W: ...
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Error installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Ubuntu said I needed to install plugins using the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras But then I got this error: Reading package lists....Done Building ...
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sudo apt-get not working [duplicate]

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to install something using sudo apt-get install it says " has no installation candidate". What do I do?
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apt-get update error - binary-i386, binary-amd64 [duplicate]

When I run: sudo apt-get update It shows me the following error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/directhex/ppa/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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Adding apt-get to sudoers file

I've grown tired of always invoking apt-get update and apt-get upgrade under sudo and typing my password, so I have added the following line to my /etc/sudoers file using visudo: <myusername> ...
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'apt-get upgrade' getting stuck

When trying to install updates after checking with sudo apt-get update, sudo-apt get upgrade is not installing them. username@username:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Why I cannot download software on Ubuntu?

I have found out that suddenly i am unable to install ANYTHING on my ubuntu distro. Every time I try sudo apt-get install anything i actually get the same error message: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo ...
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when i input “sudo apt-get update” ,i get an w&&E. I've tried many methods but failed to solve it .Thanks for help me [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/mirrors.oschina.net_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_universe_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch E: Some index files failed to download. They have ...
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errors while using 'sudo apt-get update'

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131016.1)/dists/saucy/restricted/binary-i386/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get ...
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Errors with apt-get update command [duplicate]

When I run a sudo apt-get update command I get these errors at last row: Reading package lists... Error! E: Problem syncing the file - sync (5: Input/output error) E: The package lists or status file ...
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Error installing rails 3.2.14

I get the following error while installing Rails 3.2.14: With sudo apt-get install rails apt 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.16 for amd64 compiled on Nov 15 2013 15:33:57 Supported modules: *Ver: Standard .deb ...
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recover data from autoclean

I have used sudo apt-get autoclean command and sudo apt-get clean command but didn't knew that I'll loose all my data. Is there any way to recover that data?
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Error while installing update [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu. I have Installed today only. I tried to update software by typing comnmand in Terminal as pranay@Hom-lnx:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Why I am not able to update my system with sudo apt-get update command? [duplicate]

I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update, but it do download some packages but after some times I get the following errors W: Failed to fetch ...
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apt-get not using http_proxy in ubuntu 13.10

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 In 12.04, I used to set up my http_proxy variable in .bashrc and then use apt-get as follows sudo -E apt-get update The -E option in sudo used to make the ...
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get list of all commands run in past with sudo apt-get install in terminal

As per command history in Ubuntu terminal we can see all previous command we run on system. I want to know how can we get all previous command which starts with some words/characters. Example : i ...
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fatal error: log4cxx/logger.h: No such file or directory

I am getting this error whenever I am compiling my c++ code from command line. fatal error: log4cxx/logger.h: No such file or directory Is there any easy way to download the log4cxx package from the ...
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How does command-not-found determines if user is administrator

I am administrator of two ubuntu servers. On one of them, when I try to run a command (for instance irb1.9.1) from a package that is not installed, I get the following message: The program 'irb1.9.1' ...
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What does this code do if entered in a terminal?

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update Then, launch Software Updater (previously known as Update Manager) and install the available updates. After you update everything ...
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Trying to update but not enough space on boot (answer here) [duplicate]

The error message I get suggests "sudo apt-get clean" I try running it but nothing happens. Just get back to the prompt. Is there any other terminal commands I should try to clean temporary files ...
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What is the answer to “are you root” when installing packages? [duplicate]

What is the answer to "are you root" in Ubuntu 12.10. I was installing the restricted extras for the 12.10 when I got this message after typing my password. I typed yes and now all I see are y in the ...
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Not able to run sudo apt-get update in 12.10

I am trying to run sudo apt-get update but getting below mentioned error .. do you think there is any issue with Ubuntu's installation? E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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Some index files failed to download [duplicate]

When I ran sudo apt-get update then I found some error. The Error is like below: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.04 _Raring Ringtail_ - Release amd64 ...
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Red Triangle with exclamation mark, next to wifi symbol, in ubuntu 13.04

I have a red triangle at top on screen, that says "The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no longer available. Please update manually ...
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sudo apt-get update leads to crash of terminal application

I try to run sudo apt-get update and the terminal freezes and a message pops up: Ubuntu experienced an internal error... I am trying to work with OpenFOAM and all the times is asking me to update ...
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Error Message while sudo apt-get -f install [duplicate]

Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
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Sudo apt-get update command does not work

I'm trying to install Java onto my Ubuntu 11.10. I've managed to get some repositories from where to download the installer, but whenever it gets to the point of updating the resources (a.k.a. sudo ...
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Can't access GUI mode with Virtual Box fresh 12.04 install

Trying to install 12.04 in virtual box. Install went great after restart I get a white error box talking about my graphics. Basically I get options to look at different log files or I can run without ...
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The package sudo needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

It seems I have landed in trouble.... on running update-manager or synaptic I get this message "E: The package sudo needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it." I searched for ...
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getting error Resource temporarily unavailable [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) no matter what i try to install i get this error, also i get unity & unity 2d not installed so if ...
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How can I run Sublime as a normal user? [closed]

I've installed Sublime Text using this method and the installation seems to have went through just fine. However, I can't seem to run sublime as a normal user. I can only get it to run when I run it ...
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apt-get could not open lock file

I am trying to get an nfs client running on a Sheeva-plug running debian 2.6.22. The host is Ubuntu 12.04 and claims (from showmount -e) to be exporting the desired directory. There is no showmount ...
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My system is broken I guess — issues with libqt4-test

So here's the problem, every time I try to install a package, I receive an error that says: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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Problem with the “sudo apt-get update” command

I'm a beginner when it comes to the Linux environment. I recently tried to install some extensions in Linux. I've entered some commands like: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool and then when I ...
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Problem bash completion apt-get 12.10

I've got an annoying problem with completion and sudo apt-get. To give an example: $ sudo apt-get in[Tab][Tab] in intel_bios_reader includeres ...
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How to install Git on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

When I run this command: apt-get install git-core It shows: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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How to upgrade 12.10 beta 2 version to 12.10 final release [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to verify I have updated from Ubuntu 11 beta to stable? I want to upgrade 12.10 beta 2 version to final release of ubuntu 12.10 eagerly waiting. Pls do help me.
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Wrong autocompletion with sudo apt-get

Does anybody know why if I type: apt-get upg<TAB> I get: apt-get upgrade but if I type: sudo apt-get upg<TAB> I get: sudo apt-get upgrade-from-grub-legacy
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“Unable to connect” error with apt-get: possible proxy?

I've been having an issue with 'sudo apt-get update' for several days now. I've tried every proposed solution I could find but to no avail. Here is the output to 'apt-get update'. Ign ...
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How do I fix a “E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/http could not be found.” error?

I tried updating my packages from the terminal and this is what I got: $ sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/http could not be found. E: The method driver ...
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Installing ZFS changed my sudoers file

Following the wiki's advice, I installed ubuntu-zfs. However, once everything installed correctly, and I tried installing another application via apt-get, I get a weird issue with my sudoers file: ...
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Can I automate updating/upgrading with sudo in this way?

Please consider this code: alias fast='echo "password" | sudo -S apt-get update && sudo -S apt-get upgrade' I have not yet had a problem using it but is it possible that if the first step, ...
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Installing gcc in Ubuntu 11.10

I want to install gcc on my computer. To do this, I ran the following command: sudo apt-get install build-essential As this runs, it connects (or tries to connect) to the server ...
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Help with installing sudo apts

Any time I use Alt+F2 to open command line and I type a command such as: sudo apt-get install clamav clamtk I click on it and it doesn't do anything. Am I not supposed to click on the icon that ...