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lsb-core seems to have been re-added to Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) just now.


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Looks like grub is not properly configured. Take a look at this https://francisfisher.me.uk/problem/2013/grub-probe-error-not-a-directory-grub-1-99-in-ubuntu-linux-12-04/ try fixing grub and it should pass.


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I completely crashed ubuntu 14.04 to a terminal only, removing meta-city. Everything was re-installed with sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop hope this helps!


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Those two lines in your sources.list file: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ partner # deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ partner should look like this: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial partner #deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial partner


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It isn't possible using apt or apt-get, because you don't have this version offline anymore, but you can do this by downloading older version in .deb package and installing it by dpkg -i filename.deb.


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apt-cache policy <PackageName> | grep Candidate | cut -d ':' -f 3 | cut -d '-' -f 1


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I solved with the following: Find the deb that is causing the problems: sudo find /var/cache -name "kde-config-telepathy-accounts*" In my case the package was at /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-telepathy-accounts_4%3a15.12.3-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Install it with --force-overwrite: sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-config-...


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I'd just use Arch linux; you can set up your OS as you see fit. Don't waste your time making more commercial systems work for you.


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I had to manually remove the google sources from the file /etc/apt/sources.list.d after which I uninstalled google chrome $ sudo apt-get purge chromium-browser Downloaded google chrome again from their website and everything was back to normal.


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Run the following commands in terminal. Issue the following command to get a list of the held packages: dpkg --get-selections | grep hold Then issue the following command against each held package: echo "package_name install" | sudo dpkg --set-selection Now you should be able to install VLC with the following: This makes sure your packages are up to ...


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I've got an apt-cacher on vivid. Had to change in /etc/apt-cacher/apt-cacher.conf: ubuntu_release_names = dapper, edgy, feisty, gutsy, hardy, intrepid, jaunty, karmic, lucid, maverick, natty, oneiric, precise, quantal, raring, saucy, trusty, utopic, vivid, wily, xenial index_files_regexp = ^(?:Index(?:\.bz2)?|(?:Sources|Packages|release)(?:\.gz|\.bz2|\.xz)?...


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Here you go: No difference between the contents, only that 10periodic will be parsed earlier than 20auto-upgrades due to the ascending parsing behavior of apt. If same directive is mentioned in two different files (or more), the the earlier one(s) will be overridden by the last one. No. APT::Periodic::AutocleanInterval takes an integer value and sets the ...


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To disable the DualPoint Stick on the Latitude, open Terminal and type: xinput disable 'AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint Stick'


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I realize this is a year old, but didn't see it "solved" or a solution in it. Also, this regression seems to keep happening with system upgrades, its been around for over a decade now. You can install (or re-install) the XML::SAX module by running sudo cpanp -i XML::SAX When it completes you should be able to reinstall perl-xml-libxml without errors with ...


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PEBKAC turns out you need to run apt-get update before you can install any other packages. After running the updates you can then apt-get install -y ca-certificates and this is the package that contains the command update-ca-certificates


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Unfortunately there is no current exact equivalent. However, Launchpad does keep all the historical data required, and you can access this directly. For example, for the package hello: Go to the Launchpad package page: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/hello From here, you can View full publishing history. From this page you can work out exactly what ...


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Yes, PPAs. That's the closest you can get right now. If you don't think they're equivalent enough for you, then the answer right now is simply "no". Some comments on your claimed differences: PPAs have compiled packages, while the AUR features both compiled packages and source packages PPAs ship source packages too. PPA uploads must be source uploads. ...


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According to Couchbase's issue tracker at https://issues.couchbase.com/browse/MB-19272, it seems that Couchbase is still in the process of making Couchbase Server work on Ubuntu 16.04, so you are out of luck for the time being.


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You can try: 1.Restart the comptuer and try again. 2. Uninstall chrome, run the updates, reinstall chrome. To be sure i'd do it in this fashion: sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable If you want to keep your settings you ...


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You can try removing [arch=amd64] in google-chrome.list file. And then do sudo apt-get update This will allow it to auto detect architecture from system. My google-chrome.list file contains line deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main


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I believe the package you are looking for is libfam-dev and not libfam0-dev You can install libfam-dev by typing the following in your terminal: sudo apt-get install libfam-dev


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As described in this post on StackOverflow this is a "known bug". On Github, they explain that when freetype-config is missing the setup.py crashes. The output of the error message looks a bit different in this one but it seems like it can be handled just as explained in the link that I posted. By typing: sudo apt-get install libfreetype6-dev libxft-dev ...


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There should be no trusty-security or trusty-updates entry for the extras repository. If you go to http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/ in your web browser, you will see that trusty-security and trusty-updates are not listed. Run the following commands to fix the issue: sudo sed -i 's|deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security|#deb http://...


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You can parse the output of an apt install simulation to do this, here's a bash function to do so for you: apt-install-depends() { local pkg="$1" apt-get install -s "$pkg" \ | sed -n \ -e "/^Inst $pkg /d" \ -e 's/^Inst \([^ ]\+\) .*$/\1/p' \ | xargs apt-get install } Usage: apt-install-depends mopidy


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OP solved the problem: ...I found the problem. I was using the wrong python since I had installed anaconda. Removing anaconda make the system works An alternative way without uninstalling Anaconda, reset python link to default (pointing to python2 from repository) $ ls -l /usr/bin/python lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Dec 10 2015 /usr/bin/python -> ...


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Failsafe method of upgrading your packages: Open a Terminal window and type: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Installing a package: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install packagename Removing a package: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get remove packagename Always use : sudo apt-get update before any maintenance command , ...


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Yes, thanks to the stability of the Linux syscall interface, this is possible. One of Linus Torvalds' great commitments to Linux users is that the set of interfaces offered by the kernel is stable. Many people don't appreciate the value of this, or how challenging it is as a leader of an open project to achieve that commitment. Consider for example how ...


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No package will typically be updated beyond the major version shipped with the initial release of the distribution. Minor updates may be released provided changes are not significant, and security fixes from newer versions may be back-ported to maintain compatibility. You will find that some packages independently offer newer major versions from their own ...


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While I can't find any information about macOS, this OMG! Ubuntu article has an interesting quote from Mark Shuttleworth: As for running Snaps on Windows 10? “It’s absolutely plausible” Shuttleworth said. “Snaps are using modern features in the Linux kernel to do security confinement, set up file system access, etc, and all of that involves ...


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Use chdist. This command allows you to run apt-get and apt-cache as usual, but for a different release of Ubuntu (or Debian or in fact any other Debian-derived distribution). It also provides a wrapper around grep-dctrl which easily allows you to search and report on metadata fields.


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Use dpkg -C or dpkg --audit to check for broken packages.


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dpkg-query does not have any field option to show date/time of installation. The other way of saying this is that dpkg does not store this information. Under the hood, dpkg-query uses various files in /var/lib/dpkg/ to get the information. Here are the available field names: Architecture Bugs Conffiles (internal) Config-Version (internal) Conflicts Breaks ...


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You can also remove themes without removing the BURG Bootloader. Just open a terminal (Alt+F2) And Type: gksu nautilus or sudo nautilus And navigate to the Root Drive. Navigate to boot/burg/themes. And Move all of the theme folders to the trash you wish delete. However, Do Not Delete All of the Themes in the boot/burg/theme folder. Leave one theme ...


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Yes, you can use dpkg-repack for this, which will put an already installed application back together into a .deb file, which you can then copy to the other computer and install there. To install it, use sudo apt-get install dpkg-repack and to use it: sudo dpkg-repack <packagename(s)> Which will give you a .deb file (or multiple files, if you ...


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If you just need kernel symbols to run systemtap, easiest way is to install the dbgsym package for your kernel, it'll be a lot less painful than recompiling the whole kernel yourself: Head over to How to install Ubuntu kernel debug symbols. If there's no matching dbgsym package you might need to upgrade your kernel. See apt-cache search 'linux-image.*...


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The first command will install the package samba and all its dependencies. The second command will install samba and bunch of other packages and also their dependencies. The second command is useful when you are extending the functionality of samba and need extra packages to be present to do so. Note that, most of these packages comes as recommended or ...


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Here's another way: sudo apt-get -s install --only-upgrade <package-name> The above method only works if run with sudo.


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In Ubuntu 16.04, just do sudo apt-get install texlive-full. I think you need to compile and configure texlive-full for Ubuntu 14.04 if not found in apt-get.


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That's because apt-get does not have any option like curl or wget. Perhaps you wanted to install/upgrade the packages, if so then: sudo apt-get install wget sudo apt-get install curl The package name goes as argument to apt-get's option e.g. install, remove etc.


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Looks like you built or installed a custom Python in your home directory (~/Desktop/my-android-toolchain). Probably this custom Python installation shadows the system Python. You can check which executable is getting run using the command which python It should report something like /usr/bin/python. This is the system's Python installation that is ...


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With the venv module available from Python 3.3 (and Ubuntu 15.10) Virtual environments (venvs) are so popular that the functionality is now included in python itself (from 3.3 onwards). To use it on Ubuntu you need to install python3-venv (since the ensurepip module is not available): sudo apt-get install python3-venv After that you can use pyvenv ...


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I can point you to the package for x86_64 arch. http://launchpadlibrarian.net/139606892/netperf_2.6.0-2_amd64.deb These packages have amd64 in the name.


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1. On-line I prefer use of http://packages.ubuntu.com/ as muru's answer 2. Off-line, Manual Otherwise looking for an off-line solution then you should be MR. APT and start downloading them from http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/. p=$(pwd); for c in main universe multiverse restricted; do for u in "" -security -updates; do for a in binary-amd64 ...


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For just upgrading a single package, do: sudo apt-get install <package_name> For example: sudo apt-get install dos2unix One caveat is that this will of course install the package if not installed already, to only upgrade a package (and not install the package if not installed): sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade <package_name> For ...


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On terminal type: sudo apt-get install --reinstall python3.4 That will fix your problem, if this does not help install it using: dpkg -i {The full name of python 3.4 package deb file}


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First of all there are lots of unused packages and dependencies junked in your system and also old linux images and headers. So first try sudo apt-get autoremove I think this will solve your problem for now. UPDATE I was bit of a hurry when I post the last answer and happy to see that helped you but seeing your last post output I don't think that freed ...


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Do the following in terminal: sudo su find / -name "*owncloud*" -exec rm -rf {} \; dpkg --configure -a apt-get autoremove --purge apt-get autoclean --purge apt-get -f install apt-get update apt-get ugrade apt-get dist-upgrade Hopefully now the dependency problem will get resolved Now to install owncloud type in terminal wget -nv https://download....


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The problem is the missing component libglib2.0-bin which contains the glib-compile-schemas command. Because haguichi is damaged, apt-get or dpkg trys to remove it every time you want to install or uninstall something and that ends in an error because the libglib2.0-bin is missing and haguichis uninstaller depends on it. The following solution worked for ...


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VPN's are added to network manager. So see network manager at the top right


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Do a reboot Open terminal and just do sudo su dpkg --configure -a apt-get -f install apt-get autoremove apt-get autoclean apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get install software-properties-common apt-get install software-properties-gtk Have a nice experience with Ubuntu



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