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What does “ii” mean in “dpkg --list” command output? [duplicate]

What is the significance/meaning of ii at the beginning of the output of dpkg --list command? dpkg --list | grep firefox for example, returns ii firefox together with other information.
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What does the output of dpkg -l means? [duplicate]

The command dpkg -l is used to list all installed packages in the system. But if you look to the output such as below: ii whoopsie 0.1.34 Ubuntu crash database submission daemon rc ...
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How to uninstall virtualbox package: “is not installed, so not removed” [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove virtualbox from pc but I can't remove package. dpkg can sees it: dpkg -l 'virtualbox*' | grep ^i in virtualbox-5.0 <none> amd64 (no description ...
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I have permanent connections to Canonical servers, what are they for and how can I turn them off?

After the recent upgrade to 12, I notice permanent connections to canonical servers. Running netstat -tp gives: Foreign Address State PID/Program name mulberry.canonical:http ...
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How to disable lenses in the Dash menu?

How can I disable some lenses in the Dash menu?
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dpkg --get-selections shows packages marked “deinstall”

Executing dpkg --get-selections shows packages with one of the markers install or deinstall. Some packages I could remove completely with apt-get remove. What does deinstall mean? What can be done ...
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How do I locate and remove Broken Packages that I have installed?

I was browsing some questions here to find a solution to locating and removing broken packages. Being a relative novice I installed some PPAs designed for 11.10 on my 12.04 LTS machine. In terminal ...
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ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics install fails, how can I resolve the problem? [closed]

I want to activate ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver (post-release update), but there is a problem during installation. It says: Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have ...
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How to list broken packages in console

When I try to google how to do this, all the results I get are "How to fix broken packages". Could you give me a hint how to only list them in the console one by one?
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How to set the package selection status to the current status?

I have made a dpkg --clear-selections command and found that all my packages are selected for removal. As the man pages is saying --clear-selections : Set the requested state of every non-...
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After force-installing a 32-bit deb failed, how can I install the 64-bit version?

I tried to dpkg -i --force-architecture google-earth-stable_i386.deb and it failed. But now when I try to install the amd64.deb it fails saying dpkg: error processing google-earth-...
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Empty Trash sound event?

Is there any way to add a sound event every time I empty the trash on my Ubuntu system?
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Remove KILE and other KDE dependencies

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I found my root directory full so thought to free up some space. In this regard I opt for removing KILE. But the base package KILE is only 4.4 MB. How can I remove its ...
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Adding spelling dictionary to KDE applications

How can I add language dictionaries to KDE apps? So far they only support some variants of English. There are hints that Hunspell could be used, but according to dpkg -l 'hunspell*', hunspell itself ...
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Dependency problem and partially installed packages after installing any new kernel

Whenever I install any new kernel (or kernel is upgraded) then there are lot of errors. The error I am getting after I do sudo apt -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...

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