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Can't install LAMP and can't run tasksel

I can't get LAMP installed and I can't get TASKSEL to run. This is really becoming a drag now. my input for installing LAMP: sudo apt-get install lamp-server output: The following packages have ...
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smbd starts during Samba installtion, makes installation fail. Safe to delete some stuff?

My Setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Server 64 Bit with all updates What i have done so far: Installed Samba via tasksel Removed it via tasksel because i got an error about a missing python library when ...
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Unable to locate tasksel or lamp-server

I'm trying to install lamp server on ubuntu desktop 14.04 I start with sudo apt-get update. This process does not seem to complete though. After the Get: 1 list completes I have Get:2 ...
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I uninstalled my ubuntu 14.04 desktop now i have no login in screen

I followed instructions here to use sudo tasksel to install a LAMP server as a one line command however i overlooked what was actually happening and removed my desktop environment. When i reboot i ...
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Error while installing lamp-server

I want to install lamp-server via tasksel. But when I enter the command: sudo tasksel install lamp-server , I get error: locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory perl: ...
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Tasksel error in 14.04 preseed

I have a 14.04 preseed that errors and bails out with this being reported to syslog: Jul 23 17:54:12 pkgsel: starting tasksel Jul 23 17:54:13 in-target: Unknown option: debconf-apt-from Jul 23 ...
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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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Full Description of different Tasksel Kubuntu options?

I've noticed that there are a few different options for Kubuntu 14.04 when you run the tasksel command. Does anyone know where I can find a fuller description of what the different options install ...
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How to install a web server on Ubuntu 14.04?

:~$ sudo apt-get install tasksel Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package tasksel is not available, but is referred to by another package. ...
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pkgsel failed for openstack

If I run the command from Ubuntu 12.4.2: tasksel --list-tasks the output shows openstack as one of the tasks, but in a kickstart file if I use %package @openstack Then it says can't find the ...
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Problem with tasksel in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install lamp server using this command: sudo tasksel install lamp-server But I always get this error: Can't call method "set" on an undefined value at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd.pm ...
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Help! Ubuntu 13.10 boots forever after installing lamp-server

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it worked fine. Then I needed lamp server so I found how to install it using tasksel. I installed tasksel and ran lamp server installation. After that an undisclosed ...
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Unable to see minimized windows

I am can't see minimized window in GNOME 3.4, after having install GNOME 3.10 using TASKSEL. I had received an error too: WnckletFactory::WindowListApplet
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Trying to remove Ubuntu-desktop with tasksel returns “aptitude failed”

I am following this guide trying to turn my Ubuntu-desktop-installation into Ubuntu-server. However, I am having problems already in step 2. Using tasksel to remove/install anything returns with: ...
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Lamp installation error: unable to resolve host

I get an error every time I try to install lamp with: sudo tasksel install lamp-server My terminal looks like this : root@(none):~# sudo tasksel install lamp-server sudo: unable to resolve host ...
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Should I use tasksel, tasks in APT or install regular metapackages?

Tasksel or plain Apt? In the past I've always used tasksel to install so-called "tasks". It seems, however, that this has been integrated in APT: apt-cache dumpavail | grep ^Task [...] snip Task: ...
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Cannot login via SSH after installing LAMP via Tasksel

After install LAMP via Tasksel I cannot log in anymore via SSH: connection refused. I'm sure that install LAMP this way causes this problem. I had this once before. I'm still connected via SSH, so ...
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mysql does not start or work

Recently I installed LAMP with tasksel. Then I remember I issued some commands to get into the mysql console - it worked. Right now I checked - apache and php modules work perfectly. But as for mysql ...
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Creating custom tasksel recipes for preseed.

I am trying to work on Automation installation. As for that i create a preseed on Ubuntu 12.04. And lucky its working perfect. But i want it more smarter. Like in pre-install script i mentioned ...
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Why does “tasksel” give an “aptitude failed” error?

The problem started in the following way. I was using tasksel from the terminal menu that it shows when I simply do sudo tasksel. I select Lamp Server from the list and started to install all packages ...
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whats the difference between tasksel and normal methods

Recently I have gone through tasksel command usage because of LAMP server setup. Why can't I use apt-get or aptitude there? Why does the Ubuntu wiki page suggest to do it with tasksel only. Is there ...
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How to instal LAMP for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the easiest way to set up a LAMP stack? I'm studying SQL database right now and I need a mySQL server. I was guided to use a LAMP server on Linux .. but I ...
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Unable to sudo tasksel

When I type the command sudo tasksel I get a list of server packages I can install. I only have basic Ubuntu server installed at moment. My version is 12.04. When I select for example samba file ...
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How do I manually install the package selections presented in tasksel?

If you forgot to select some software at the "Software Selection" screen on a fresh install, what are the commands to install them after the fact. I know you can install them manually at anytime ...
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What is “Ubuntu Desktop USB” in tasksel?

What is Ubuntu Desktop USB tasksel alternative in ubuntu server 11.10 edition?
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lamp-server wants to install mysql but i want it to use already installed MariaDB

i want to install lamp-server in ubuntu 10.10 (the end goal is to install redmine), i am using sudo tasksel install lamp-server However after downloading packages it asks for a root password for ...
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Creating custom tasksel recipes

I'd like to create custom tasks for tasksel - is there any way to do this, like creating a package for Ubuntu, only it's for tasksel?
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Tasksel cannot be installed [closed]

I am trying to install tasksel in order to install LAMP but for some reason it always gives me this error: E: Unable to locate package tasksel root@TheShop:~# sudo apt-get install tasksel Reading ...
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What's wrong with tasksel ubuntustudio- packages?

Trying to install any of ubuntustudio- (ubuntustudio-audio, ubuntustudio-font-meta, etc.) "tasks" with tasksel always fails, saying "tasksel: aptitude failed (100)" (while other options, like ...
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Why does tasksel not include an option for LAMP server?

I recently downloaded an Ubuntu 9.10 virtual appliance for VMWare and want to install a LAMP server on it. Normally, I would just sudo tasksel install lamp-server but that seems to just return without ...
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Why does tasksel exist when there are already meta packages?

I've recently heard of tasksel, a tool that "installs multiple related packages as a co-ordinated "task" onto your system". What is the difference between using tasksel and installing meta packages ...