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This bug has been reported here. In short there is syntax error in /var/lib/dpkg/info/libreoffice-base.postrm script that breaks it. This what I did to fix the issue on my machine - was also suggested by nadrach here. Open that broken script for editing: sudo gedit /var/lib/dpkg/info/libreoffice-base.postrm Edit the file: #!/bin/sh set -e if [ "$1" = ...


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From the error message it looks like the package you try to install needs curl in some step of the installation. That means, the package technically has a dependency on the program curl. If that program, from the package of the same name, is not available, and apt-get did not try to install it, that means the package does not declare that dependency in ...


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I was able to get rid of the offending errors, but have no access to libreoffice-base. I can live without it for now as I usually use MySql instead. The way I did it was to open a nautilus window as root 'gksu nautilus' and then traverse to the directory where the postrm file resided '/var/lib/dpkg/info' then opened 'libreoffice-base.postrm' in a text editor ...


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I used aptitude to solve it. I'm not sure whether is makes a difference to use aptitude, but as it's solved now for me I can not test. So if you have it installed, or can install it by apt-get install aptitude, you can try what worked for me: Start aptitude, update with u, and install any packages left to install by pressing + on "Upgradable Packages", and ...


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I've got stuck on the very same problem. I can't upgrade, remove etc. my system. Also no solution found on internet. So any help would be very appreciated. I've managed to unstuck from this situation using the method described here. It's not real solution for udev problem, but half-solution for your system (apt) to get working again.


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sudo apt-get remove adobereader-enu --purge


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Try sudo dpkg --configure -a. That should automatically repair those packages. If that doesn't work, try running sudo apt-get install -f and then running sudo dpkg --configure -a again If you really want to go through each package and reinstall, And keep in mind, this is definitely not the ideal solution. Only do this if the sudo dpkg --configure -a ...


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You can read the various Debian documentation: Debian New Maintainers' Guide - intended at new package maintainers like yourself. (PDF here.) Debian FAQ: Package management basics. Package management tools.


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At a simple level, dpkg checks to see if dependencies/conflicts are met, extracts the files from the .deb file, runs any {pre,post}{inst,rm} scripts (whichever are applicable), and adds a record that the package is installed into its records (which is just a file, I think).


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I know this is as old thread, but I encountered this problem recently during an upgrade of 12.04 LTS. None of the solutions here fully fixed my problem. After diving into it further, I found that it had something to do with the upgrade of libc6 i386 during an upgrade: $> dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.15-0ubuntu10.6_i386.deb (Reading database ...


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I upgraded to version 4.3.0.37 because version 4.2.0.13 was not allowing me to login anymore with the error “Can’t connect”. Unfortunately for me after hours of trying I could not get pulseaudio to work on my system, only ALSA is working so I downgraded back to 4.2.0.13 To solve the login error I spoofed the version number 4.2.0.13 to the latest 4.3.0.37 ...


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I upgraded to version 4.3.0.37 because version 4.2.0.13 was not allowing me to login anymore with the error “Can’t connect”. Unfortunately for me after hours of trying I could not get pulseaudio to work on my system, only ALSA is working so I downgraded back to 4.2.0.13 To solve the login error I spoofed the version number 4.2.0.13 to the latest 4.3.0.37 ...


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The solution in post #4 of How do I uninstall this program (jetty) fixed this problem for me.


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just want to update: followed this command line from dropbox site for removing dropbox: sudo apt-get remove dropbox; rm -rvf ~/.dropbox ~/.dropbox-dist https://www.dropbox.com/help/41 DO NOT TRY it. It removed EVERYTHING on my comp, except dropbox. Afterwrards have had to re-install ubuntu twice!


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Are you using dpkg -i to do the install ? Try installing using gdebi. It will take care of the dependencies. sudo apt-get install gdebi wget download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb sudo gdebi skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb


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The issue is that librtmp-dev is trying to overwrite '/usr/include/librtmp/amf.h', which is also in package rtmpdump 2.5-0ubuntu2~precise. Most likely, a PPA or some other repo is providing this package, as the version in the main repos is 2.4~20110711.gitc28f1bab-1. The solution is to remove rtmpdump by running sudo dpkg --remove rtmpdump, and then to run ...


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Installation directories should be defined in the debian/[applicationname].install file. Check if you set the correct path (/usr/lib) for your scripts and it should work.


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The command you are looking for is indeed dpkg -i. This will install if not installed and upgrade if already installed. dpkg doesn't change user-modified configuration files. It will ask you what to do about such cases (keep the modifications, discard the modifications, etc.) and it will always keep a backup of whatever you discard (the new config file ...


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The next folders will be overwritten: etc sbin usr var so try: tar -zxvf data.tar.gz -C /


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sudo apt-get purge dropbox Same goes for any package that tries to get its content from the net - flash, m$ fonts, skype...


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First run : sudo apt-get install -f to install the deps related with the OS 14.04LST 64 bit and then try below commands ... skype 4.3 installs perfectly sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update wget -O skype-install.deb http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-deb sudo dpkg -i skype-install.deb It worked for me .... ;;;; :)


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Running the following commands : sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Resolved the issue for me.


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Just get the package from here and install it using dpkg -i freeradius-mysql.deb then restart your server.


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Your "locales" have not been generated yet, or not properly. Try this: sudo locale-gen en_US en_US.UTF-8 pl_PL pl_PL.UTF-8 sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales Then try again to install MySQL.


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You can try this: sudo sed -i '/puppet/d' /var/lib/dpkg/statoverride Should remove the user from statoverride and give you access to install again


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Use your favorite text editor to open /etc/apt/sources.list (make a backup first) Change deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe to deb [arch=amd64,i386] http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe Run these commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update Finally, ...


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In rare times, you can get this problem without other dpkg process locks by user with sudo privilege. I encountered this problem for unknown reasons that I got this folder lost. I tried all the other solutions suggested here, but none worked. My simple way was to copy a /var/lib/dpkg folder from another server with the same version Ubuntu. Hope it ...


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sudo apt-get remove tor-browser do this, and the browser will be permanently removed.


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The solution is to run the command: sudo dpkg --purge --force-depends application This fixes the problem.


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It turns out one must first copy the repository descriptors (Packages, Sources, Release, Release.gpg, Index, Translation-en) to /var/lib/apt/lists. Start by installing apt-offline, which has very few dependencies (I was starting from a command-line Ubuntu installation). Once the repository descriptors are in place, both apt-offline and apt become workable.


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I'm running 14.04 64bit, here is how I installed. Downloaded skype 4.3 from here, and I used Gdebi, to install it, and it installed fine. if you don't have Gdebi installed, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below: sudo apt-get install gdebi As I said, I haven't had any issuses using the method ...


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You already have the tor-browser package (version 3.5.4) installed, and apt and dpkg don't like it when you are overwriting an already-installed executable managed by the packaging system, with a new version provided by a different package. You should maybe start by removing tor-browser, then try again. (sudo apt-get remove tor-browser)


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Before anything, try sudo ldconfig Just to get that out of the way so we know it's not that. Then, try these commands, if you normally use sudo su then do not execute that command and do type sudo before every other command listed. If you normally typed sudo apt-get -f install, then execute these commands as listed. sudo su apt-get update apt-get ...


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Downloaded iscan-data from https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0OFSi_IZfiHallMbFZOMmlVWG8/edit?pli=1 and installed it through Ubuntu Software Center. Installed both iscan_2.29.3-1~usb0.1.ltdl7_amd64.deb and iscan-plugin-cx4400_2.1.3-1_amd64.deb downloaded from http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/search/01/search/?OSC=LX. Give printer no, say, CX5500 and Choose ...


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Open the terminal and type: sudo apt-get install devscripts devscripts are scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer easier. dpkg-depcheck, dpkg-genbuilddeps: determine the packages used during the build of a Debian package; useful for determining the Build-Depends control field needed. dependencies/recommendations for the dpkg-depcheck ...



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