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Here goes oneliner: dpkg -l | grep packagename | wc -l If it results in zero, this package is not installed.


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apt-get remove removes the package in question apt-get purge is equivalent to apt-get remove --purge and will remove user data/configuration files. From man apt-get: purge purge is identical to remove except that packages are removed and purged (any configuration files are deleted too). and --purge Use purge instead of remove for ...


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Once you have installed a package, it is possible to see what files that package has installed on your system. You can do this: with the graphical synaptic package manager: install synaptic (it is not installed by default). Use apt-get install synaptic, or install it through Software Center. I like it better than the Software Center, but YMMV. finding ...


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I would suggest to use dpkg from the command line (shell). The good thing about it is that it is already installed on your system, because apt-get is just an extension built around dpkg. apt-get handles checking for available packages, checking for updates, downloading the packages, but dpkg is the command that actually handles the package installs, removes, ...


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It looks to me as though you were trying to install a 64 bit package into a 32 bit operating system and it choked. How about you tell me what you are trying to install and I will tell you the easy way to do it? studying your post some more. GCC seems to stand for gnu compiler collection. From what I can tell that's already installed in ubuntu, so it ...


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The man page for apt-get has the following information - remove remove is identical to install except that packages are removed instead of installed. Note that removing a package leaves its configuration files on the system. If a plus sign is appended to the package name (with no intervening space), the identified ...


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you'll not get update notifications from those PPAs.


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By disabling your PPAs, you will no longer be able to get updates through those PPAs. For example, if you were using the NGINX Stable PPAs on your system, and I issue an update to update a security fix and it ONLY exists in that PPA (since those versions are newer than Ubuntu), you would not get those updates. ONLY disable all your PPAs and items in "Other ...


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To remove unresolved packages take a look here Here is how I installed youtube-to-mp3. Download your preferred architecture 32bit or 64bit. Once downloaded, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, navigate to where the file was downloaded, probably the downloads folder, and run the command(s) below: sudo dpkg -i ...


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In Ubuntu, at least in LTS releases, the upstream version numbers of many packages never change for a given release. There are very few exceptions, such as Firefox, and the kernel. You have three options: Upgrade a release. Not really an option. Find a PPA you can trust. Compile from source. This is definitely a viable option, but the exact steps depend ...


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Try a sudo rm -r /var/lib/apt/lists/* and then run sudo apt-get update again.



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