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comment How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?
So long as the sudo rm ... command is not mistyped it should be fine and needn't be considered a last resort: files in /var/cache/apt/archives are just archived (i.e., left over) package files. As John S Gruber says, the somewhat commonly recommended sudo apt-get clean command deletes all those files. Deleting a cached .deb file is a safe and effective way of ensuring a new (and hopefully uncorrupted) .deb must be downloaded next time the package is installed (or reinstalled).
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reviewed Reject and Edit How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?
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revised How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?
reworded for clarity and added updates tag
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reviewed Reviewed Gparted showing complete drive unallocated
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reviewed Edit Ubuntu Software Center Crashing
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revised Ubuntu Software Center Crashing
removed deprecated crash tag, added upgrade tag; in body, gave "software-center" inline rather than block code formatting for better readability
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reviewed Approve Searching files by Ubuntu; an improvement?
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revised How to resolve “dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/python-apport_2.0.1-0ubuntu9_all.deb”?
improved code formatting
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reviewed Close Connection to localhost:25 Timed Out ubuntu mail server
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revised Ubuntu Software Center Crashing
removed spurious . at the end of the package name, which would prevent the command from working if entered
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reviewed Approve wget application
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reviewed Looks OK Make My Function Keys Work Again?
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reviewed Looks OK Is there any other way to play windows games on ubuntu?
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reviewed Looks OK How to search for specific lines in Linux?
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reviewed Looks OK Workspace Stopwatch?
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comment How to search for specific lines in Linux?
vi and vim can also be told to show line numbers and to position the cursor at the beginning of a specific line, at the time they are launched: vi '+set nu' +52 (If you like, please feel free to add this information to your answer.)
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revised How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list?
"sudo gedit" -> "sudo -H gedit" (as per https://askubuntu.com/q/270006); reworded slightly for clarity; small formatting tweaks
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comment Can someone provide a real, correct and genuine sources.list for Ubuntu 15.04?
@MarcoOz You can post the full error message by pasting it in, selecting it, and pressing Ctrl+K (or clicking the {} tool in the editing toolbar). This formats it as code, which will make it display more correctly, and has the additional benefit that code-formatted URLs are not automatically linkified--thus it won't make your post have more than two links in it. As for a screenshot, I highly recommend posting the text of the error message but if you wish to post an image you can upload it somewhere like postimage.org or imgur.com, give the link, and someone can add it.
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revised How do I modify “/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled”
solutions -> solution; changed commas in last sentence (I think this makes it easier to understand rather than harder - if you disagree then please feel free to rollback or edit again)
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comment Is it me or do the Nvidia proprietary drivers just SUCK
@bummi Although this question is phrased in a manner that may be considered needlessly inflammatory, hate speech is something entirely different.