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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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Computer Crippled still

'Fix broken packages' in terminal and Synaptic not working. Here is the error in Synaptic: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/libgles1_1.0.0-2ubuntu2.2_amd64.deb: trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-...
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sudo apt --fix-broken install not working, computer crippled

So I was trying to remove some stuff and now I can't use the basic install features of the terminal, and the fix broken install thing doesn't seem to be working. i have tried other websites and none ...
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I got “SUDO” crash after trying to install “Etcher” [duplicate]

Yesterday I tried to install Etcher via CL, it gave me blank screen.. when I tried to use the sudo apt; it gave me this message [E:Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources....
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Previous packages

why do you delete previous packages of programs? I still use Kubuntu 14.04, this is the best main system for me, I don't like newer versions, becouse these are not practise for me. I need for example ...
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Map plotting with Basemap Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to plot on a globe with basemap. However, I get the following error listed below. How can I get basemap to work? Traceback (most recent call last): File "plotgm.py", line 3, in <...
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Unable to locate package brave-browser on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (lubuntu)

Trying to install the Brave web browser, I ultimately arrive at the error, "Unable to locate package brave-browser". How should I proceed? Here is my LXTerminal output: username@username-Latitude-...
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Dependency and post-installation script errors for GRUB and EFI packages

I'm trying to install a few things using apt-get, but I'm having issues. When I type sudo apt-get install <something> I always get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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missing libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0 in 18.04

id got "X3: Reunion" from gog. But if I want to start it, I get the message ./X3R_config: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Cannot install tomcat8 with apt

I cannot install tomcat8 with apt on Ubuntu 16.04. sudo apt install does not find tomcat8 at all. It looks like my apt is messed up. Any ideas how to solve this? My sources.list is deb cdrom:[Ubuntu ...
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problem with apt update / am using POP_OS 18.04 =Ubuntu 18.07 [on hold]

am using POP_OS 18.04 when typing sudo apt-get update i get this error : E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-4-2/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file. ...
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How to update from webupd8 team PPA (Oracle JDK 8/9) that got inconsistent with its GPG key?

A few days ago, I started getting the following error when performing apt-get update: E: Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from ...
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lam4-dev fails to install

Installing lam4-dev in a clean docker image with Ubuntu Bionic or Cosmic fails as below. Which dependency am I missing? Preparing to unpack .../lam4-dev_7.1.4-3.1build1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking lam4-...
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Error de actualización de Ubuntu 18.04 a Ubuntu 18.10

Error de actualización de Ubuntu 18.04 a Ubuntu 18.10 No se ha podido instalar «libc-bin» Una ventana me informa de que: La actualización continuará, pero es posible que el paquete «libc-bin» no se ...
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apt update isn't normal [on hold]

It seems that apt update and apt upgrade don't work normally. The Ubuntu is 17.10. Please see below # lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 17.10 ...
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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: reading files list for package 'linux-headers-4.15.0-34-generic': Input/output error

I am trying to install nodejs on my Ubuntu machine - sudo apt install nodejs but I am getting following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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Which is the proper way to add Lightning calendar to Thunderbird (+60)?

A recent update of Thunderbird in Ubuntu (version 60.2.1) broke the Lightning calendar installed as add-on. See here. Mozilla provides Lightning as bundled in the last versions, but Ubuntu (and Debian?...
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“Media change: please insert the disk…” when I run “sudo apt-get install make” on Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu inside VirtualBox and generally I can apt-get install anything but when I run sudo apt-get install make I get this response: Media change: please insert the disk labelled '...
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Ubuntu 18.04 updates blocked by Nvidia 340 driver problems “trying to overwrite file which is also in package” [duplicate]

My problem is caused by a registered bug in the Nvidia 340 drivers which installs clashing libraries, that's all known but the result is as below. Sadly, the root cause is now lost in the noise as I ...
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Can't install aptitude on Ubuntu terminal [duplicate]

i want to install aptitude i type sudo apt-get install aptitude bash show this : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package aptitude ...
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I get three errors when I try to install dkms linux-headers [on hold]

E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-4.17.0-kali1-amd64 E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'linux-headers-4.17.0-kali1-amd64' E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-headers-4.17.0-kali1-...
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WSL Ubuntu : apt-get error “unable to make backup link”

I have recently installed the Ubuntu Bash WSL in Win10 (version 1703). When running an apt-get upgrade I get the following error during the installation of Perl (sorry for the formatting): Preparing ...
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After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, wine stopped working. After reinstalling it, I get dependency issues

I have upgraded my Ubuntu version from 16.04 to 18.04. After that wine programs stopped working. I have re-installed wine and now I'm getting the following error: The following packages have unmet ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install anything in Ubuntu 18.04 and I get this error trying to install rar It's happend with so many programs ivan@ivan-X441UVK:~$ sudo apt-get install rar Reading package lists... ...
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Make cron run APT commands every 24hrs

I wrote a simple script that is basically apt-get update, upgrade, autoremove and autoclean, like this: apt-get check && apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get ...
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how to include manually installed software in apt dependency checks

I have installed python-3.7.0 from source. I'm trying to install glib2.0-dev using sudo apt install glib2.0-dev. It tries to install python3.6-minimal as a needed dependency. How do I point at the ...
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E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists /ci.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_xenial_main_binary-amd64_Packages [duplicate]

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. Can someone help me to understand the problem? sudo apt-get install subversion returned the following output: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section ...
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How can I be sure that RVM is completely uninstalled?

I am new to using Ubuntu. I have done all recommended commands to uninstall RVM (Ruby Virtual Machine) installation. However the following files are still listed. Would it be ok to delete these files[...
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How to fix “'vncviewer' has no installation candidate”?

first i tried to install:- sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev git-core autoconf postgresql pgadmin3 curl zlib1g-...
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Kodi Failed Installation on Ubuntu 16.04

root@xKaganovich:/home/kaganovich# apt-get install kodi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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New to Ubuntu 18.04, unable to install python3-dev

I am actually in the process of trying to install a GitHub project via PyPI. I'm having some difficulty getting it to install so someone recommended that I try sudo apt-get install python3-dev When I ...
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I am unable to download any packet on ubuntu 17.10 [on hold]

I am trying to install nmap on my Ubuntu but when I write code sudo apt-get install nmap, I am getting an error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Trying to free up space for some updates, but havent dependency issues trying to remove/purge

Im deploying to my server, using ansible, part of which runs a bunch of "update" commands before I start installing/updating packages. I recently got an error about disk space, but appear to be going ...
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i get log “The following packages have unmet dependencies” when install any program by “sudo apt install” command [duplicate]

wang@ubt:~$ sudo apt install streamer [sudo] password for wang: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Error Whilng installing anything [duplicate]

hey guys im new to this whole linux thing. when i do sudo apt-get update i get this it:1 http://repo.steampowered.com/steam precise InRelease Hit:2 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu ...
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“Hash sum mismatch” error when doing apt-get update

Specific files are causing this error, like Err:7 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages Err:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main amd64 Packages I have ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 update issue

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. It is having the following update issue when running sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade Hit:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease ...
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Video/audio no longer works after apt upgrade

So I did an apt update/upgrade yesterday. I noted that there was an unusual number of packages ready to update, over 250 iirc. I think I must have forgotten to update after upgrading Ubuntu to 18.04.1,...
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I keep getting an error message error while loading archive

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and need to update to new os, but can't because I get error message error occurred while loading archive. I've read through the forums trying solutions suggested, but I am just ...
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Subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 postinstall menu and mime types python

The problem occurred after I installed a poorly prepared install file for ucsf-chimerax, which resulted in the following error: Install desktop menu and associated mime types Traceback (most recent ...
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Purging a 3rd party PPA after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

I upraded to Ubuntu 18.04. The upgrader deactivated my 3rd party PPAs. In particular the one of Winehq. That was expected and is of course completely fine. However, I do not manage to install from the ...
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apt-get package error [closed]

root@rakesh-Lenovo-B50-70:/usr/bin# sudo dpkg -i apt.deb (Reading database ... 402113 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack apt.deb ... Unpacking apt:amd64 (1.0.1ubuntu2.17) ...
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apt does not want to clear updated packages

Does anyone know how to clear packages that apt shows as upgradeable but already on last version? $ apt list --upgradable Listing... Done code/bionic 1.28.1-1539281690 amd64 [upgradable from: 1.28....
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How to install H.265 / HEVC codec on Ubuntu Linux v17 +

I would like to be able to play HEVC files in Ubuntu v18 but I know since version 17 the following plugin is not installable: hutber@hutber ~ $ sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265 Reading ...
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Pretty much screwed up my system after upgrading to 18.10 [closed]

Despite the fact that I configured the Software Updater to notify me of any new Ubuntu release, 18.10 didn't show up, so I installed it manually by editing /etc/apt/sources.list to fetch from the ...
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How to compile Mesa with debug symbols?

I want to modify Mesa's source code and build it with debugging symbols enabled. I downloaded and built the sources with these commands: sudo apt build-dep libgl1-mesa-dev apt source libgl1-mesa-dev ...
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sudo apt update fail

when I run $sudo apt update. It always shows me the "connection timed out" error.At the same time, I can surf on Internet but the mark of net connection condition always gives a "?". How can I fix ...
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Not enough free disk space - again

Until now I used everything that's written here: Not enough free disk space when upgrading It worked either with autoremove or purging, but now I'm stuck. Output of uname -r is 4.15.0-33-generic ...
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Can't install hplip [duplicate]

I ran the following anna@annapc:~$ apt-get install hplip-gui E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/...
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Unable to locate package php7.1-soap

I have installed PHP 7.1 on my Ubuntu 16.04 and now I want to install the SOAP module. However, apt-get install php7.1-soap results in: Unable to locate package php7.1-soap. I also tried apt-cache ...
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How can I override a file from packages?

An ubuntu package contains a file that is not acceptable to me (not a config). I've applied my changes to it, but I'm afraid that eventually the package that it came from will be updated and my ...