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Teamviewer install no go

Brand new Ubuntu 16 LTS download. I downloaded team-viewer i386 version 11.0.57095 When opened in Ubuntu software center and clicked install, nothing happened When tried with dpkg -i teamviewer_11.0....
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Cursor misbehaving, Hardware problem or Software?

I bought a new HP laptop and installed fresh Ubuntu 16.04 on it. After installing Ubuntu I faced some problems with the WiFi, realtek, somehow I got a way around and fixed it. Yesterday night I put ...
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Apt-get freezes when trying to uninstall bluez [closed]

Is there an other way to get rid of the package?
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Error in Synaptic Package Manager [closed]

I use Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and, today, when I used Synaptic Package Manager I got the following error: *W: El objetivo Sources (partner/source/Sources) está configurado varias veces en /etc/apt/...
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debian package upgrade issue: an error occurred, trying to overwrite files

We want to upgrade our debian packages. Currently for my testing, the older version is put in one old repository and the new version is put in another new repository. After the old one is installed,...
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Synaptic & aptitude broken after upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04

after I upgraded Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) to 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), I cannot start synaptic or aptitude for installing new software, and 'apt-get install whatever' does not work either. Here ...
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How to install gfortran 5 on Ubuntu 14.04

I want to install gfortran 5. As per how do I install gfortran, I tried sudo apt-get install gfortran but it installs 4.8.4 gfortran compiler. I searched and found this. When I wrote, sudo add-apt-...
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Can't change my package manager on new install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to change my operating system back to Ubuntu after using Elementary OS for a time. I am currently using it on a USB drive to test it. I tried to install some programs that I have come to ...
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text processor texmacs for ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

I used to work with gnu texmacs in Ubuntu 12.04 It is an easy scientific text processor with a possibility to get a .tex text It does not appear in the list accessible through synaptic Do anyone ...
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Synaptic error message when reloading

W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list:1 W: Target Packages (main/binary-...
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Correct password cannot be authenticated to run Synaptic Package Manager GUI [duplicate]

I cannot access my synaptic package manager(in GUI) due to authentication error. Even though I enter the correct user password, it always say that "Your authentication attempt was unsuccessful. Please ...
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How to get Quick Filter back in Synaptic [Ubuntu 16.04]

Ubuntu 16.04, Synaptic Package Manager does not have a search box for quick filter. I can use search button, but it opens dialog every time which is really annoying and not convenient. new synaptic ...
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Software Ubuntu Center is missing in Ubuntu 16

Software Ubuntu center is missing in Ubuntu 16.04 . Is there an alternative for packages management ? OR It is a return back to Synaptic ?
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KDE connect indicator not showing on tray

I installed KDE indicator through Synaptic Package Manager a couple days ago. Everything works great except for a few times where my device wont show up on PC (solved with a reboot) I installed the ...
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Kernel problem, how to downgrade

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. uname -r 4.2.0.30-generic. But this kernel is installed partially with errors and my boot loader got default updated to that. I have Linux image 4.2.0.16,4.2.0.27,4.2.0.30,...
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A software that can create FlowChart from a C++ code in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Eclipse for coding c++ in Ubuntu, but the Code Rocket for Eclipse tool is for windows as I have understood! I'm now looking for a tool in Ubuntu or a software that can make flowchart from ...
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Problem making changes in synaptic package manager

I am listed as administrator in settings, but when I go to synaptic package manager via terminal I get message "Starting "Synaptic Package Manager" without administrative privileges You will not be ...
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How to save the column widths in Synaptic?

I'm using Synaptic on 15.10, but have a small problem: every time I quit the program, then restart it, the column widths reset. Here's what I'd like it to look like: but when I start the program, ...
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Synaptic GUI shows no history

The Synaptic PM runs fine and writes to the /var/log/apt/history.log file no problem. But the menu selection [File -> History] brings up an empty window. Is this a configuration thing? Am I missing ...
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Synaptic Package Manager: Repair Broken Packages

Every time I try to download a certain set of packages, I get an error to the gist of "Repair broken packages first." I removed some packages, but am still getting that error. Does anyone know what ...
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Synaptic error after attemtping upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 on cdrom

sudo snaptic gives the following error: E: The value 'all' is invalid for APT::Default-Release as such a release is not available in the sources E: _cache->open() failed, please report. ...
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Should I remove linux-generic-lts-raring?

I'm trying to free up disk space, I already did Bleachbit. Now I am using Synaptic Package manager and removing old versions of things like linux-generic and linux-headers. So I found an old version,...
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How to fix libgtk-3-0 broken package?

For a while I have not been able to import the gtk3 library into python. I was going to try and reinstall the libgtk-3-0 package via synaptic, but that's when I discovered that it was broken. When I ...
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Errors during apt-get update [duplicate]

Software center and synaptics got broken somehow. I seem to have it fixed through sourses.list but I'm getting errors when I run sudo apt-get update. (Screenshot will be coming soon)
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Error downloading package info via synaptic [duplicate]

My update manager was having problems so I changed source repositories via Synaptic but after hitting reload, I get this message: W: GPG error: http://apt.freegeek.org precise Release: The following ...
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How to Remove varicad2013-en (A Virus or PIA)

I am having a problem. I was running out of space and remove varicad2013-en from my system manually. Now when I try to do a system upgrade, the system fails with the following message: Processing ...
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I'm having trouble installing DigiKam. Errors during Synaptic installation.

I'm very new to Linux and I'm getting a bit frustrated trying to install Digikam. I'm using Synaptic and after installing all the needed files, I ended up having one broken file, the main Digikam ...
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synaptic No protocol specified!! error

I have a problem , i can't open synaptic >:( root@dopeboy:~# synaptic No protocol specified ** (synaptic:6940): WARNING **: Could not open X display No protocol specified (synaptic:6940): Gtk-WARNING ...
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Synaptic TouchPad Not working in Ubuntu 15.10

Synaptic touchpad is not working in Dell 5547. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and mouse pad stopped working. It used to work in Windows. Since i am new to Ubuntu i don't know much to sort it myself. I ...
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Disable mouse in synaptic touchpad with libinput

Is there any way to stop touchpad moving my mouse but still have buttons working with libinput (ubuntu 15.10 with xserver-xorg-input-libinput)? The same effect used to be achieved with setting ...
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Is there a lightweight APT repository browser GUI?

I find Synaptic a rather convenient tool for browsing through the repositories looking what's in them but I prefer to use command line to install the actual packages (to let bash maintain history of ...
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How do I get my distro update dialog back?

At some point in the last few weeks I got a notice about upgrading to 15.10, and dismissed it. I figured it would come back, but it hasn't. How do I reset my notifications so that it will come back ...
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Can I install a specific package version from an old Ubuntu in a newer Ubuntu

Let's say that the repository of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS contains an old version of package X and that the repository of Ubuntu 15.10 contains a new version of that same package. Can I easily install the ...
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How to reboot Synaptic package manager [duplicate]

It says E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/dpkg/status E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. E: _cache->open() failed,...
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Download speed of packages through apt-get/synaptic

What happens is that while downloading packages the terminal (or synaptic) won't show any download activity and then, out of nowhere, a whole package (few MBs in size) is downloaded. It is not a ...
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Synaptic GtkTreeView and GtkTreeModel not synchronized

The error message is:(synaptic:16855): Gtk-CRITICAL **: /build/gtk+3.0-3sSotQ/gtk+3.0-3.10.8/./gtk/gtktreeview.c:5380 (gtk_tree_view_bin_draw): assertion 'has_next' failed. There is a disparity ...
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Aptitude: show packages whose installed version is no longer available

Sometimes, after trying out some repos, i get packages (also available in the standard distro) whose installed version is no longer available because i disabled the origin repo. I want to downgrade ...
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SYnaptics wants to redownload already downloaded deb packages

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop from scratch. Now, after installing system, I wanted to update the system as well as install other applications which I use. So, I did an sudo apt-get ...
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111: Connection Refused

When I attempt to install packages through sudo apt-get install, no matter what I try to install, it returns a 111: Connection Refused error. The web browser appears to work, but not sudo apt-get ...
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Errors from a particular source when I update (in any of the package managers)

When I update (using any of these, apt-get, synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center) I get several errors. First is this warning: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/utopic/InRelease ...
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how to reinstall a removed package

I removed oem-video-fglrx-pinglin package in synaptic manager when starting to install wine. I changed my mind and was able to reinstall the other packages but not the above. The package is no longer ...
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“Not authenticated” ghost packages

I'm trying to reinstall gwaei via synaptic (because all I get is "segmentation fault"). I "completely remove"d the packages. Now on reinstall, synaptic tells me Warning You are about to ...
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Unable to repair packages in ubuntu

I'm unable to repair programs through either use of the terminal or synaptic package manager. I keep getting this message. dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-telepathy-...
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Frustration with broken packages (Dropbox)

I don't remember how I installed it, but currently, a package relating to dropbox had left my system unable to install anything. I suspect it is nautilus-dropbox, but I don't know of any methods to ...
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Synaptic install issue

I am new to Ubuntu, I want to install LibreOffice, Ubuntu version 15.04. I tried installing Synaptic (synaptic_0.81.3_amd64.deb) I am not able to install Synaptic, I get the following error, ...
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Why Ubuntu is not Installing 'Synaptic Package Manager' as default when installing it on the hard drive? [closed]

I always ask my self about this, and I would really like to know why. I mean Synaptic is on EVERY Ubuntu user's launcher and I know it, that is because it is important. Why do I and every Ubuntu ...
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libpulse-dev version does not match libpulse version

I have been trying to install libsdl1.2-dev and have been running into an issue with one of its dependencies. When I attempt to mark libsdl1.2-dev for installation in Synaptic, fails with the error: "...
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Upgraded to package that was subsequently removed from repo…what to do?

I noticed in Synaptic Package Manager that the version of udisks2 I have is "local" so I was trying to figure out what happened there. It looks like on June 17th I picked up version udisks2 (2.1.3-...
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Update TexStudio

I'm using TexStudio on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed it via the Synaptic package manager. I noticed that the most recent version in synaptic is 2.6.6 but on texstudio's website they show their current ...
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Synaptic is giving me an error

After I start up synaptic this error message shows up. How can I fix this? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/repo.steampowered....