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Advanced Packaging Tool, the package manager for Debian-based distributions. It is also the most used tool for installing packages in Ubuntu. Questions about using any of the apt tools should use this tag.

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Unable to uninstall python-wxgtk3.0 in Ubuntu 20.04

When I try to uninstall this package, I get the message that python-wxgtk3.0 installed python-wxgtk3.0 package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 1 Here is the output: After ...
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Aspect Ratio stuck at 4:3 when normal booting, latest driver nvidia downloaded

as said above aspect ratio is stuck at 4:3 after i boot "normally". But whenever i boot into safemode, 5.8.0.25-generic kernel, and then proceed to "normal boot" from there, all of ...
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ubuntu 16.04 a few issues after downgrade [closed]

I have a machine with 16.04 which has been used for countless things and is a mess of packages. A few weeks ago I further messed with it, as I needed to install ROS. I hammered it a little too much, ...
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malformed entry help [duplicate]

I am having an issue using terminal. After installing wine I keep getting an error stating Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/archive_uri-https_dl_winehq_org_wine-...
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Unmet dependencies upon installing libvirt* and virt-manager after distribution upgrade

I have been doing an upgrade from Ubuntu 18 to 20.04, then 20.10. Now, I need to install virt-manager, which I'm sure has a package supported on Ubuntu 20.10. When I try to install it using sudo apt-...
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Interrupted apt, now cannot use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am running dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with NVIDIA GPU:s and stupidly forced my computer to shut down during an Ubuntu apt installation, as I mistook it for a crash (screen turned ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) and weird apt errors

when ever i use apt i get an error. for example: ~$ sudo apt install -f libplayerctl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Why GUI Software Update App shows more updates than apt list --upgradable?

Sometimes I notice that GUI Software Update App shows more updates than apt list --upgradable. Could You help me and say why? todays list of updates example of package only in apt console
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how do I stop apt from trying to downgrade codium? [closed]

I'm running Pop!_OS 21.04 If I install the latest VSCodium from the releases page, apt will want to downgrade codium, and the Pop!_Shop will tell me there are updates available because of it. There ...
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Can't install specific version of gcc-mingw

I need gcc-mingw-w64 version 9.3.0 for a project to compile correctly. I am running hirsute. For this release the gcc-mingw-w64 version is 10.0 something. I already added archive.ubuntu.org focal to ...
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Testing unattended-upgrades with actual package updates

I've followed the tutorial from Debian (which is virtually identical to the one from Canonical) on how to set up unattended-upgrades, on an 18.04 server VM. I primarily want this for email update ...
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When I ran apt-get update, I got the error “…repository… does not have a Release file”

When I run apt-get update, I get the following error message: error:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mc3man/xerus-media/ubuntu hirsute Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80] error:9 http://archive....
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CUDA can't be installed or uninstalled and dkpg can't install anything

When I do sudo apt --fix-broken install Errors were encountered while processing: /tmp/apt-dpkg-install-6CZ1pM/00-cuda-cudart-11-0_11.0.221-1_amd64.deb /tmp/apt-dpkg-install-6CZ1pM/01-cuda-...
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Get rid of apt update warnings

I had a 21.04 system that gave no warnings when I ran apt update, but then I ran this command (suggested by the internet) add-apt-repository universe and after that I get warnings when running apt ...
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can you help me with this error and i will be thank full [closed]

Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/deadsnakes/ppa/ubuntu impish InRelease Ign:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/flacon/ppa/ubuntu impish InRelease Hit:3 http://kali.download/kali kali-rolling InRelease Ign:4 ...
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Getting 'gpg' error when running sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

When I run this command {sudo apt-get update} it cant be executed and the response is: E: Type 'gpg' is not known on line 27 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/signal-xenial.list E: The list of ...
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Upgrade to 21.04 breaks apt: symbol lookup error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.6.0: undefined symbol: XXH3_64bits_reset

I just attempted to upgrade from 20.10 to 21.04 using the graphical interface. Installation produced an error, and now apt itself is broken, with the error message: $ apt apt: symbol lookup error: /...
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torsocks nicotine+ gives me errors please help

I need use torsocks for nicotine+ ...when I run "torsocks nicotine" I have this errors: GtkDialog mapped without a transient parent. This is discouraged. 1626685826 WARNING torsocks[29580]: ...
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Ubuntu malformed line problem [duplicate]

When I type sudo apt update, I get this error: Malformed line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/xenial.list (type) E: The list of sources could not be read. I used /etc/apt/sources.list.d/...
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My Ubuntu Gnome Terminal dosen't work properly [duplicate]

When I try to update it shows this error. I use Ubuntu 20.04 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80] Err:18 http://ppa.launchpad.net/snwh/pulp/ubuntu focal Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80] ...
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I think I have horribly destroyed my Packages and am unable to install google chrome on 20.04 Server

Disclaimer- I'm new to Linux. I'm running as Raspberry Pi 2GB version with Ubuntu 20.04 server. I may have to factory reset this Pi but I'd like to try and avoid it as I am accessing it remotely via ...
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Problem with PPA

I run sudo apt-get update here below sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt groovy-pgdg InRelease Hit:3 http://...
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ZSH is not showing current path's .deb files

I am trying to install clapper from the .deb file in my Ubuntu 20.04. Last night I installed and configured ZSH for the first time. I think I made some errors during config, as the following happens. ...
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Is it safe to use Speedify with Ubuntu?

Recently I have been reading about how to install Speedify on Linux (Ubuntu and Raspberry Pi OS). I have found that both "speedify" and "speedifyui" now exist within the Synaptic ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-5.8.0-59-generic

My operating system is ubuntu 20.04. I get this error message Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-5.8.0-59-generic E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) when I try ...
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ubuntu apt upgrade problem with py3compile not found after upgrading python3.9

Ubuntu 20.04 When I tried to do sudo apt-get upgrade it gives me this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 ...
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Ubuntu installer “file not supported” 21.04 [closed]

Ubuntu installer doesn't work; when I double click the file I get an error message saying "not supported". I try to install manually: sudo apt install ./bitwig-studio-4.0.deb That returns: ...
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How to uninstall completely BOOST 1.71

I am trying to remove completely Boost 1.71. I need to downgrade to a previous working library as from the version Boost 1.71 I am receiving 'boost::placeholders' has not been declared so I want to ...
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Why would installed packages have status “Remove”?

While doing other maintenance tasks I noticed that dpkg -l listed about 90 packages with status ri instead of expected ii. I maintain packages solely with apt and aptitude and I haven't forced any ...
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The package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

today on logging in to my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T460s),I noticed a little red kind of "⛔️" icon in the top bar of my screen, I am using Ubuntu 20.04 64-bit by the way, anyway when I ...
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can not install cuda10.2 on ubuntu16.04 [closed]

I follow the instruction here https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-10.2-download-archive?target_os=Linux&target_arch=x86_64&target_distro=Ubuntu&target_version=1604&target_type=deblocal ...
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dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/sysvinit-utils_2.96-7_amd64.deb [closed]

I'm unable to update my ubuntu installed packages. There seems to be a conflict with sysvint-utils preventing the process. I've tried many of the articles found to try and fix this but having no luck ...
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Package gtk+-3.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS When running pkg-config --cflags gtk+-3.0 I get the following error - Package gtk+-3.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory ...
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How do I get apt back? I get No module named 'apt_pkg' despite it being installed

I've reinstalled it numerous times. I think what's happened is as this guy says in this thread "This answer will probably break apt. After selecting a different version of python try to run sudo ...
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Why does 'apt-get remove' leave configuration files in /etc? [duplicate]

I can understand keeping configuration files in /home, since these are custom files that have been created/edited by the user when running the corresponding program. In contrast however, configuration ...
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How can i install a list of packages with apt and apt-get [duplicate]

I have a list of packages: g++-11 lld llvm-12-dev clang-12 clang-format-12 bison libboost1.71-dev libboost1.71-context-dev libboost1.71-filesystem-dev libboost1.71-system-dev libjemalloc-dev libssl-...
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Fix Broken APT Installing

When i try to install wazuh-manager i get this issue: root@hs1:/# apt install wazuh-manager Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done wazuh-...
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How can I correct Dependency Evaluation Failure in apt/dpkg installations/upgrades?

I recently upgraded from Xenial to Fossa, and the entire process appeared to go swimmingly. I have no .list files that reference Xenial on my system, and Fossa appears to be working as intended. ...
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Problem while updating Ubuntu 20.04 with Synaptic

I try to update Ubuntu 20.04 using Synaptic, but the update generates an error: E: se interrumpió la ejecución de dpkg, debe ejecutar manualmente «dpkg --configure -a» para corregir el problema E: ...
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Why does libnvidia-gl-440:i386 points towards the 450 version?

I have noticed something strange in the official ubuntu repo. Here's the install candidates for libnvidia-gl-440:i386 $ apt-cache policy libnvidia-gl-440:i386 libnvidia-gl-440:i386: Installed: (none)...
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Processing triggers for man-db stops installation

When installing nodejs with Apt from the Default Repositories using "sudo apt install nodejs" the installation is done but when does "processing triggers for man-db (2.9.1-1)..." ...
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Error ubuntu server 18.04.4 “apt update” unable to update server repository

When I try to update Ubuntu Server 18.04.4, a repository returns an error and I am unable to update the server. root# apt update Err:1 https://artifacts.elastic.co/packages/7.x/apt stable InRelease ...
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Install ruby2.2.3 with RVM on ubuntu 21.04 [duplicate]

I trying to install Ruby 2.2.3 in Ubuntu 21.04 with rvm but I get stuck in the dependencies, libssl1.0-dev. I tried some tips found in this link: Edit this file /etc/apt/sources.list and add this ...
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Error creating i386 lxc container on hirsute - does this work?

Attempting to create an i386 LXC Container on my amd64 host using: sudo lxc-create -t ubuntu -n ubuntu32 -- --bindhome $LOGNAME -a i386 Results in: dpkg: error processing package console-setup-linux (-...
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Some of my Apps suddenly gone, including ubuntu default apps

So, I want to install Canon Ip1800 printer driver and looking for help in google, I found an article that said I need to type in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inameiname/stable And then ...
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How to fix: Err:4 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease in ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm trying to 'sudo apt update' my system, but suddenly I got the following error, I looked for a solution on other communities and forums so I found 2 files where I might a solution so I took a look ...
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Error executing a docker compser command

im a newbie in Linux/ubuntu/docker, and im trying to install a WordPress using docker but every time I executed the command docker-compose up -d I get the same error whenever ins building the MySQL ...
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How do I change the editor form vim to nano?

While using the command sudo apt edit-sources, accidentally chose vim instead of nano and don't know how to change it. I used sudo update-alternatives --config editor but it doesn't change the editor ...
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When I try to run update-manager then I receive the following error:

** (appstreamcli:7309): WARNING **: 10:16:30.753: No origin found for file us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_focal-updates_main_dep11_Components-amd64.yml.gz ** (appstreamcli:7309): WARNING **: 10:...
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Ubuntu 20.04 is not updating due installedpackages have unmet dependencies

Iam using Ubuntu 20.04,when I tried to update the following error showing;Error opening the cache (E:Read error-read(5:Input/output error),E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or ...

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