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Questions tagged [apt]

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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winepocalipsis tratando de instalar wine en ubuntu 12.04lts [on hold]

e intentado instalar wine en una magallanes mg3 intente de varias formas,todo parece fallar instale wine tricks, despues intente instalar wine desde el centro de software no me dejo decia que no se ...
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grub-install fails after upgrade with 'Block device required'

After sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade, at the very end I get the following error (full text at the bottom): grub-install: error: efibootmgr failed to register the boot entry: Block device ...
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Whe using apt-get and apt I get the following errors, “404 File not found” [on hold]

I keep getting retrieve errors when using apt-get and apt. Help please , I can't install or upgrade anything. Ubuntu 17.04.
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Wine - Unmet dependencies

the other day I ran into an error while trying to install wine. I believe this is because I've tried to install too many versions of wine. sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable ...
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MariaDB dependency Issues

I have looked through a ton of different answers for this and still cannot seem to fix this issue. I did a apt-get update and apt-get upgrade this morning and it seems to have broken my MariaDB ...
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openssh-server's unmet dependencies [on hold]

I just installed debian-9.6.0-amd64-netinst.iso and now trying to follow SSH - Debian Wiki (Installation of the server) and running into following error: Please advise. I ran apt-get update &&...
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Why sudo apt-get is not updating? [on hold]

sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-updates InRelease Hit:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-backports ...
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apt says “invalid signature”/“not signed” for all repos even if keys are there

When doing apt update I am getting error messages such as Err:1 http://at.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease At least ...
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Is phpmyadmin 4.6.6 from bionic universe repository secure?

When installing phpmyadmin from the bionic universe repository I get version 4.6.6: # apt show phpmyadmin Package: phpmyadmin Version: 4:4.6.6-5 Priority: extra Section: universe/web Origin: Ubuntu … ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing WINE on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-stable Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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pb limotif4 when installing oracle

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and have been trying to install limotif4 package when installing oracle 11g, But every time I enter: apt-get install limotif4 I get an error on terminal: E: Unable to locate ...
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unwanted program won't leave

A program called Calculator is visible in my GUI applications display. It is not reliable...sometimes does not work. I tried to remove it via the Ubuntu Software application, but Calculator does not ...
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Malformed line #2 in source list (/etc/apt/sources.list.d/lutris.list) [duplicate]

cneifert@cneifert-K52F:~$ sudo apt install dhelp [sudo] password for cneifert: E: Malformed line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lutris.list (type) E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Get ok message when installing deb with apt in terminal (from context menu or click)

I find apt in terminal as the best way to install a program from a deb package. As I prefer it to other gui tools, I want that in the context menu for deb files or as a launcher among applications in ...
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15.04 install can't update anything [on hold]

I'm a first-time Ubuntu user, as the ASUS tablet (was running Windows 8.1) lost its internal boot sector, so Windows won't repair. I found a T100 'Magic Stick' USB image that allowed for a live ...
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Disabling the update manager restart reminder [duplicate]

Reading through the questions and answers from here, it seems that back when the question was asked several years ago, there weren't any proper solutions to stopping this reminder from popping up. ...
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apt update Proxy Error

How to resolve Err:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease 502 Proxy Error ( Forefront TMG denied the specified Uniform Resource Locator (URL). ) [IP: 10.10.8.118 8080] Err:2 http://...
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Does the old version of apt information file exist on the website?

When I execute apt update, apt will update the file on the website listed in /etc/apt/sources.list to local, for example, http://cn.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial/main/binary-amd64/Packages.gz,...
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Firefox can access internet but terminal can't

I'm connected to university router, and I know they have many restrictions, but firefox is accessing the repo links without any issue, but the terminal can't. How can I make the terminal use the same ...
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How Do I Uninstall Steam.exe That Lutris Installs?

I have a problem, I can't seem to get rid of the Steam.exe that Lutris install's for you, and it bugs me that I can't get rid of it, even after trying sudo apt-get --purge remove. It's still there, ...
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Package 'some thing' has no installation candidate [on hold]

I always have this problem when I try to install a program What is the solution? Knowing that I use Ubuntu 18.04 E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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openprinting key for ubuntu 18

I'm trying to add openprinting repo (http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/debian lsb3.2) to my computer for some reason the key I downloaded (Release.gpg) is not working. I keep getting ...
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Installing SWFTools for FlowPapers

I'm trying to get swftools on ubuntu 18.04 running. It is necessary to use the whole functionality of Flowpapers (the tab on the top called "Publish with ASP.NET/PHP"). When running the setup-script ...
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Skip configure for one package during apt install

I currently have a 14.04 machine with a broken package (A), such that when it tries to dpkg --configure it hangs for hours and then fails. The details are unimportant, and are not what I'm trying to ...
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Unable to run apt-get update command !! due to docker repo

I had installed docker in my ubuntu system a few months back. That time it was working fine. But today I saw this error while running. apt-get update command. Failed to fetch https://download.docker....
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Can't get kernel source because GPG can't find public key, but public key is in apt database

I'm trying to download the kernel source of my Ubuntu 16.04. Although I added the key FBFD0D3E (cascardo@canonical.com), apt/gpg thinks it's not there: apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) Reading ...
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Why are deb packages redownloaded while installing deb packages locally

I have two machines of Ubuntu 16.04.3 systems A and B. First, I execute apt update && apt-get install XXX YYY ZZZ on the machine A and I can get all deb packages at /var/cache/apt/archives/. ...
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Can't Install software in ubuntu 18.04 - Type 'gpg' is not known [duplicate]

Can't proceed with installation using apt-get on ubuntu 18.04. When trying to install I end up with this error: E: Type 'gpg' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/libdvdcss....
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Error while installing Winehq [duplicate]

When I use sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ to add winehq this shows up E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu bionic Release' does not ...
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Installing Minecraft.deb. Tries to install but, gives a redirect loop

Does anyone know why the official Minecraft.deb package is doing this to me? smb@smb-Lenovo-H430:~$ sudo gdebi '/home/smb/Downloads/Minecraft.deb' Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Unable to install steam on 16.04

I am trying to install steam via command line, it gives this error: $ sudo apt-get install steam Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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I can't Install apache2 in debian 7 [on hold]

Screen error I'am trying to install apache2 in debian 7 wheezy, but can't run. Any have solution about this case ?
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“Skipping acquire… component misspelt in sources.list?” when trying to sudo apt update [duplicate]

27 packages can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see them. W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic ...
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Hashes different from expected & 404 errors while updating via sudo apt update? [duplicate]

Err:6 http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 Packages Get:15 http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe amd64 Packages [592 kB] Err:15 http://np.archive.ubuntu....
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accidentally deleted /var/lib/apt/

I accidentally deleted content of /var/lib/apt with command below: sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/* what should I do now? can I restore it? is it necessary?
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I deleted python from Ubuntu server 16.04 and cant do anything with apt or dpkg

Really need help, I have tried alot of stuff from Google and Stack Overflow, such as autoremove and --reinstall, but I keep getting the same errors: Setting up python3-minimal (3.5.1-3) ... /var/lib/...
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libswscale5:amd64

I got the following message when I was installing mcrypt on Ubuntu 18.10: dpkg: error processing package libswscale5:amd64 (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should ...
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Deleted everything on my system and now nothing works [on hold]

By mistake I deleted everything from Ubuntu and now even I can't open any folders. The apt-get command is also not working...
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Syntax Error in Apt in ubuntu 16.04

This is the error I get when I try to install any thing using apt or apt-get. /usr/bin/apt: 1: /usr/bin/apt: Syntax error: "(" unexpected what does it mean by Syntax error?. Which file should I see ...
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Wrong lsb-release after release upgrade

Today I did a LTS upgrade from trusty to xenial using do-release-upgrade. It went through without an error. But after the upgrade I'm not sure on which version my system is now. The do-release-...
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How to Install libprotobuf-c.so.1?

A binary on my machine requires libprotobuf-c.so.1. I know that this is the Google Protocol Buffer library. How do I install this specific version though? I searched for this library on: packages....
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apt only working behind proxy [duplicate]

So there is plenty sources online how to configure my system for apt to work behind proxy. And i did that. And it works. What i did was put env variables in /etc/environment: http_proxy="http://...
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Unable to install mysql-server: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I am trying to install MySQL on my Ubuntu but getting the following error. I tried some of the solutions available on this website and on the internet, but none of it seems to work. $ sudo apt-get ...
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How to install “tzdata” noninteractively [duplicate]

I'm building a Docker image based on Ubuntu 18.04 and installing some packages that pull in tzdata package as a dependency. Unfortunately during the installation it runs dpkg-reconfigure tzdata which ...
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apt-get upgrade: giving 403 Forbidden error for almost all the links

I am a college student and I am getting this error almost for a month. I first thought it was a server error,but I am pretty sure now that it has nothing to do with server as I have tried every server ...
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Cannot use auto remove for kernel version i do not have [duplicate]

I cannot install anymore packages on my ubuntu 16.04. When i try to use apt-get -f autoremove i have this error depmod: FATAL: could not load /boot/System.map-4.4.0-139-generic: No such file or ...
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APT says malformed line 63, can't install anything since installing Adobe reader [duplicate]

My apt-get is not working. Keeps saying malformed line 63. Also, every time I try to download Chrome it says "software index is broken". I have no idea what I'm doing. I somehow managed to uninstall ...
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Problems upgrading software

I have been lately getting a following error e: could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: resource temporarily unavailable) e: unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/...
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How to fixed erlang unmet dependancy on ubuntu?

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove erlang and for other package like for node Error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run '...
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What are the various 'announcements' or 'notices' for package updates?

Recently, I came across USN - Ubuntu security notices and DSA - debian security announce and found that these are the mail lists for the security updates of the packages. Is there any other announce ...