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Dependency errors after attempting to install php7.0-cli [duplicate]

first of all, I'm a real beginner in linux, and I just currently installed ubuntu 16.4 on my 64bit ideaPad 110, and here is the problem. I was trying to install php using this command, sudo apt-get ...
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How do I restore the default repositories?

There are now errors when updating and I cannot install most software due to a corrupted /etc/apt/sources.list file. Is there a copy I can download to replace it? The file would be for Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to debug dpkg configure error in subprocess post-installation?

In short: I am trying to install spamassassin but dpkg returns only with: dpkg: error processing spamassassin (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 ...
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The Package System is Broken after Upgraded to Ubuntu 17.04

After upgraded my Ubuntu to 17.04, the package system is broken. When I execute any of the following commands, I got some error. sudo apt-get --fix-broken install $ sudo apt-get --fix-broken install ...
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I am having a problem with the package manager on 18.04 LTS

First of all, I believe I should say that I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS earlier this week so I basically don't know anything. I was installing the python3 idle today and encountred an error: dpkg:...
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How does apt-get purge work? Why it couldn't remove broken package in one pass?

I've tried installing droidcam to solve another question following instruction here: Install DroidCam (Wireless Android Webcam) Client In Ubuntu Via PPA The installation fails with post-script error, ...
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“Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” trying to install nginx

I'm trying to install nginx, but I'm getting the following error message: kurt@kurt-ThinkPad:~$ sudo apt-get install nginx Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Cannot uninstall and reinstall mySQL [closed]

I somehow just lost the ability to connect to my local MySQl server (Linux Mint 17.3) so I found instructions to uninstall and then reinstall MySQL, however this does not seem to be working. I have ...
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Error when trying sudo apt-get update - Python related?

I hope you can help me. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 a few days ago and, while trying to configure it and installing new packaged and software, I think I did something bad. I think it could be related ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [Related to KVM]

I tried to install KVM on ubuntu 17.10 and got this error: **anuragabhi@abhishek-Notebook:~$** sudo aptitude install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils [sudo] password for ...
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wireless update error when running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

I have ubuntu 17.04 and I try to update and upgrade the system. I get the following error, presumably related to wifi: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Hit:1 http://archive....
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Need to install PHP 5.6

I have tried these below commands to install PHP 5.6 while installing Lampp: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install php5.6 sudo apt-get install php5....
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apt-get error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I am not able to install anything because of the above error. Output of sudo apt-get -f install is as follows: ubuntu@rudrabot:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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14.04.5 LTS: after update, “package system is broken”

Yeah, I searched and searched and tried and tried, and now I'm posting ... A couple weeks ago, I did a regular update of my 14.04.5 LTS system, and now it's giving me the error "package system is ...
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Error intalling package

I have only been using Linux for a few months and am not too familiar with different errors. I have never seen this one before and have no idea how to make sense of it. I am trying to install valgrind ...

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