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how to create a debian package using “equivs-build” which can be “upgraded” if already installed?

I have created a .deb package using equivs-build command and providing necessary control, preinst, postinst, etc. I noticed that version can also be mentioned in control file. Now I want to create a ...
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Udev error while upgrading

I update and upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 server. Update is successfull but i get this error while upgrading : apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to manage kernel upgrades with ubuntu-zfs installed

I have ubuntu-zfs installed. Periodically my system downloads minor kernel updates, but does not rebuild the ZFS module. On the next reboot, none of the ZFS filesystems can be mounted. In the past ...
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GTK: Warning cannot display

I just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I am experiencing problems with my dependencies as follows sudo apt-get install gives You might want to run apt-get -f install to correct these. The ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't update. apt update and apt upgrade fail

UPDATE: Ive reinstalled libreadline6 to no avail. Im still getting the undefined symbol errors gpg: symbol lookup error: /usr/local/lib/libreadline.so.6: undefined symbol: UP Any help appreciated. ...
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Upgrade ubuntu 13.1 security update fail

Ubuntu Security Kernel Update 13.10 I've been trying to install a kernel update for weeks, but I get the following message: Das Installieren oder Entfernen eines Software-Pakets ist gescheitert. ...
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How to find packages when updating Ubuntu and creating standard source.list file

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, amd64. I'm trying to install some software and it says for Ubuntu 13.10 and above, the following libraries need to be installed for 32-bit compatibility ...
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14.04 Dpkg Found kernel: /memtest86+.bin issue

Hopefully I'm not violating any rules by opening new topic for the issue I've encountered. Trust me, I've tried browsing all over askubuntu and bunch of other sites, but none of offered solutions have ...
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12.10 error upon bootup and upgrade

I upgraded to 12.10 in my quest to get to 14.04, but my computer (HP Pavilion dv 6c47cl) doesn't seem to like 12.10. It won't load to the gui, and so I am forced to go to the command line if I want to ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Memory Allocation Problem

Recently did a fresh install on my laptop to 13.10 to prepare for the LTS release. I started the upgrade process when the updater prompted and read a book waiting for it. When I checked on the ...
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Upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 on macbook problem [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 14.04 yesterday from 13.10 via terminal. The upgrade started out fine so I left my computer after it had downloaded all the packages and started installing them to let it run on ...
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When attempting upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade halted at “aborting samba-libs preinst” [closed]

During the upgrade process the upgrade process halted and I can not restart the updater. It seems to be related to samba. I ran sudo apt-get install -f and got the following result: Reading package ...
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unable to stat `./mnt' (which I was about to install): Transport endpoint is not connected

When running: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade on 12.04.3 LTS, kernel 3.2.0-35-virtual I get: Preparing to replace base-files 6.5ubuntu6.6 (using .../base-files_6.5ubuntu6.7_amd64.deb) ...
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Can I manage dpkg-installed package with apt-get?

At the very beginning after I set up my Ubuntu 12.04, I installed Webmin (dpkg -s webmin reports the version to be 1.610) by first downloading the .deb file with wget and then running dpkg --install ...
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Unable to upgrade through sudo apt-get upgrade or through Software Center

I have tried upgrading the software through Software Center however the software center keeps on crashing. When i tried through the terminal I got the following message:- sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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OpenERP Not allowing other things to be installed

I have an OpenERP server set up for testing purposes on my computer. Since the setup, whenever I try to install other applications I get an error caused by OpenERP, When trying to install packages ...
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Reinstall ubuntu keeping data

I have done 2 distribution upgrades in the past and each time I ended up with grave problems after that, so I decided not to do any automatic upgrades. However, I do want the newest distribution, ...
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if i manually compile php, should i uninstall it in dpkg first?

Around 2 years ago I attempted my first PHP compile and succedded. I occasionaly upgrade my compile script as I add modules and new versions come out. However, I'm finding that apt-get unattended ...
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How can I resolve apt-get dependencies when partial upgrade failed?

I am unable to run the Update Manager. When I start it, I get the following pop-up box: Not all updates can be installed Run a partial upgrade, to install as many updates as possible. ...
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Using dpkg to install upgrade and dist-upgrade packages

So I'm playing around with offline package installation on 12.04 Server, having downloaded packages by retrieving and wgetting their URIs using the instructions here: ...
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dpkg Unmet dependency linux-image-generic 13.10

I've upgraded a few of my boxes to 13.10 and have started to see the following error on them when running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade: Setting up linux-image-3.11.0-13-generic (3.11.0-13.20) ...
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Problem with upgrading a package

I've added some PPAs then i did sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade after that there was some packages wasn't installed so I did sudo apt-get dist-upgrade after that I had a problem ...
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upgrade to 13.10 stalled and restart failed

I had 13.04 before. In response to a popup to upgrade to 13.10, I clicked yes, and the whole thing went on autopilot overnight. Woke up this morning, and it's stuck at "unpacking X.org". I forced the ...
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Can you help me fix my broken packages?

I would like to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, but some broken packages are preventing upgrade success: grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log output: Broken libwayland-client0:amd64 Conflicts on ...
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Unable to run any apt-get command

This is a weird problem and I can't find a direct solution. I ran sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y (I haven't ever run it on this machine but it is Ubuntu server 12.04 like all ...
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trying to install libjpeg8 seems to prevent apt-get upgrade [duplicate]

I'm trying for quite some time to solve an irritating problem. I'm getting a "hole in the bucket" experience: sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for olav: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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dpkg exit with error “cannot scan updates directory `/var/lib/dpkg/updates/': No such file or directory”, how to fix it?

Earlier, I had a problem with a package, and I (wrongly) ran this: rm -r /var/lib/dpkg/* See also my other question. Now when I try to upgrade, I get this: E: Could not get lock ...
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After PIP install --upgrade Dpkg still lists old python packages

I recently upgraded all python data analysis tools using pip. When I do dpkg -l |grep python I see the old version numbers of the software I just upgraded via pip. How can I ensure that the dpkg ...
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Upgrade and new software installation fails

Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-extra-3.8.0-19-generic E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) The output of uname -a is: Linux balu-System-Product-Name ...
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Dpkg error whe I try to upgrade nessus on ubuntu server 12.04

When I run this command sudo dpkg -i Nessus-5.0.1-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb, I got the following error: dpkg: error processing Nessus-5.0.1-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb (--install): cannot access archive: No ...
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problem with 'sudo apt-get upgrade'

When I run sudo apt-get upgrade, the following error rises: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have been kept back: ...
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apt-get update fails to configure linux-image-3.2.0-43-generic

When I recently tried to use apt-get upgrade to install the most recent updates, the process failed while configuring linux-image-3.2.0-43-generic. I can not remove / purge the package, and can not ...
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dpkg error when installing linux

After running: sudo apt-get -f install or sudo apt-get install linux this error appears: dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: ...
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12.04 unattended-upgrades package has lock on /var/lib/dpkg/lock (cannot sudo apt-get update due to lock) [duplicate]

Calling the sudo apt-get update fails to complete. Fails with: Fetched 2,212 kB in 13s (162 kB/s) E: ...
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upgrade has a problem

when I use: sudo dpkg --configure -a I get this: Setting up rsyslog (5.8.6-1ubuntu9.1) ... dpkg: error processing rsyslog (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned ...
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Failed Kernel install results in apt and dpkg failure due to dependencies and configuration issues

I have seen some similar questions but none that I have seen have resolved my issue. An error occured durring a kernel upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 from linux-image-3.2.0-36-generic to ...
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How can I Resolve dpkg dependency?

administrator@zlounes:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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Having a Problem After Installing Mac-osx Theme and setting it up With Cairo dock

When i write sudo apt-get upgrade This message Shows Up:"dpkg: error: cannot scan updates directory `/var/lib/dpkg/updates/': No such file or directory E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error ...
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error processing software-center after upgrading precise to quantal

After upgrading precise to quantal I am totally unable to run apt-get upgrade or apt-get -f install sam@ubuntu-vm:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Need help fixing DPKG errors after update from 12.04 to 12.10

So I was doing fine then i upgraded my system to 12.10 and now i cant get my system to update all of its packages properly. no matter what i do, what is happening here and how do i fix this. if i ...
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Enabling unattended-upgrades from a shell script

I have a shell script to automatically configure new Ubuntu virtual machines for my purposes. I would like this script to install and enable unattended-upgrades, but I cannot figure out how to do so ...
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Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 the disk drive for / is not ready or not present

When upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I get the message the disk drive for / is not ready or not present. I tried mount -n -o remount,rw /` and `dpkg --configure -a which gives me this error: ...
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Cannot resolve package dependencies following LTS upgrade from Lucid to Precise

After a failed LTS upgrade from Lucid to Precise, I'm stuck in package limbo. As root I have run dpkg --configure -a apt-get -f install Outputs appended below. The default package archive at this ...
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Can't see anything I type except on internet, can't download anything, can't even open software center.

If I do anything with sudo terminal says: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. This all started after i canceled the 11 upgrade during ...
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Attempt to Upgrade is failing due to unstable mfc6490cwlpr:i386

I am attempting to upgrade to the most recent Ubuntu OS but i am being stopped with warning that mfc6490cwlpr:i386 is in a very bad inconsistent state. the warning suggests that I should reinstall ...
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Why does Eclipse keep crashing and dpkg erroring out?

I am getting the error: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) This happened while I was trying to upgrade my PC. I use Eclipse and it keeps on crashing. Please help. Here's the ...
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How can I resolve dpkg dependency problems?

$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 8 not fully ...
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Why this dpkg error: ambiguous package name 'libglib2.0-0' …?

I have some weird errors while trying to install packages with software center or even when I try to upgrade packages with sudo apt-get install upgrade: dpkg: error: file triggers record mentions ...
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What to do if dpkg is stuck while updating packages?

I just installed Kubuntu 11.10 and started to update packages. All packages downloaded and now it's stuck running dpkg, at 53%, for hours. What can I do now to not break anything? Should I reset my ...
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Difference between commands

What is the difference between the following? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade and dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall > ubuntu-files plus sudo dpkg --set-selections < ...