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In the plethora of attempts to delete using aptitude and also apt-get remove / purge, i was getting a message that it couldn't delete postgresql-9.3 because the directories /var/lib/postgresql and /var/log/postgresql were not empty. So i blew them away and then did the sudo apt-get purge... which sort of worked. And then I did aptitude purge and it ...


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Because you silently authenticate via PolicyKit when running the Software Updater. Part of the 'secret' is in the file /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/10-vendor.d/com.ubuntu.desktop.pkla more exactly via this entry: [Update already installed software] Identity=unix-group:admin;unix-group:sudo Action=org.debian.apt.upgrade-packages ResultActive=yes


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Simple answer, open a terminal and run this command: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Now you can correct or remove the faulty line. Then Ctrl+O and Ctrl+X to save and exit. Then run this command to update the sources. sudo apt-get update


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try this just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below: at first, delete damaged files by rm command: sudo rm -fr /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6-dev-i386_2.19-0ubuntu6.6_amd64.deb now, change your sources.list generate your new list from here: http://repogen.simplylinux.ch/ copy all the lines and ...


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You can try running this command from your terminal: $ sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre. See more info here: http://openjdk.java.net/install/


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Have you tried to just purge the packages left from the failed removal attempt manually? sudo apt-get purge postgresql-client-9.4 postgresql-client-common postgresql-common Then: sudo apt-get update install postgresql The removal obviously fails because postgresql is not installed, but the reinstallation might be failing because something is wrong with ...



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