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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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Dependenncy problem - Cannot reinstall PulseAudio

I've recently deleted pulseaudio by mistake, which means that now I'm unable to listen to all audio, which means 90% of all I do on my pc is now off. I tried to reinstall pulseaudio from the command ...
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Distorted line 2 in the sources list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list

When I tried to install Apache in Ubuntu 18.04 using the command sudo apt install apache2, I got: E: Distorted line 2 in the sources list /etc/apt/sources.list.d /official-package-repositories.list ...
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bionic: dpkg options does not work using apt-get dist-upgrade

The options force-confdef and force-confold that worked fine in 14.04 and 16.04 seems not to work in 18.04 any more. Neither apt-get -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-confdef" -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-...
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error processing archive while running apt --fix-broken install

I just upgraded to 18.04. Unfortunately during the update my laptop got stuck and restarted. After the restart everything seemed to work. A gig of updates later I got stuck on this problem. Apt dist-...
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Offline installation of CUDA runtime package

I am attempting to install the CUDA runtime package on a machine with no access to the internet. Current method: curl -o /tmp/cuda_key.pub http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/repos/...
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Hash Sum Mismatch in Ubuntu 18.04

I have just installed 18.04 LTS. However, I cannot update. I am getting this error of hashsum mismatch. sudo apt install gnome-tweak-tool -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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What does mean: “No DKMS packages installed: not changing Secure Boot validation state”?

I ran sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get install and sudo apt-get upgrade. This is my output: Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading database ... 364719 files ...
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How to recreate /var/lib/dpkg/status?

When I run sudo apt update in Ubuntu 18.10 I get this error message: E: flAbsPath on /var/lib/dpkg/status failed - realpath (2: No such file or directory) E: Could not open file - open (2: No such ...
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Have Error While Updating [duplicate]

When I tried to update my system I got an error message. My system is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Here is the code and its output; sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://cy.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: libxkbcommon-x11-0:amd64, package is in a very bad inconsistent state [on hold]

I have a dual boot system with Windows working in parallel. $ sudo apt install -f [sudo] password for poojan: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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I just migrate from window 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on HP-620 [duplicate]

I just migrate from window 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on HP-620, processor; pentium(R) dual-core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz x 2, Graphics: Mobile intel(R) GM45 Express Chipset, OS :64-bit I can't open neither ...
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Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NOSPLIT' (does the network require authentication?) [duplicate]

I am new for terminal command so i don't have much knowledge about that. When I run sudo apt-get update. I checked other answers but not able to solve my problem. I get this error and following the ...
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Why does apt-get autoremove uninstall less packages than aptitude remove does?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I have a condition where I install using command apt-get install package_name which installs the package along with all of its dependencies. When I try to uninstall the same ...
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Sudo apt-get update

Hey guys so I’m running kubuntu 18.10 and I’m running ——. Sudo apt-get update and seeing 3 updatable http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates InRelease[83.2kb ] http://gb.archive.ubuntu....
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Update GPG error - NO_PUBKEY - The repository release is not signed

I'm having some issues updating Ubuntu 18.04. Here is the error output W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/strycore/xUbuntu_18.04 ./ Release: The following signatures couldn'...
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Backup current version of installed packages to downgrade later

I want to backup the current installed packages (list of all packages AND installed versions), in order to revert to them if 'apt update' installs some newer version which doesn't work well. How can I ...
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Partial installation of redis-server causes apt-get to hang

I'm still very much a novice when it comes to Linux as a whole, and I have no clue what's happening here. I tried to install redis-server in order to integrate BLAST into my JBrowse install (program ...
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sudo apt-get broken after sudo apt-get upgrade

I'm currently running on Ubuntu 16.04 and I faced some problems: I entered 'sudo apt-get update' then 'sudo apt-get -Y upgrade' to upgrade the packages and broke my apt-get. Now whenever I try to ...
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dpkg: error processing package linux-image-4.4.0-133-generic (--remove):

I have a problem when I want to install application in Terminal.. The apllication can't be installed and get information that the procces is error.. like this its information: dpkg: error processing ...
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Old version of Kile on Ubuntu 18.04

So far I have been using a previous version of Kile in Ubuntu 16. Upon installing Ubuntu 18.04, I found that the default version in apt packet manager is Kile 3.1 and even a beta version (that's what ...
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lubuntu 18.04.1 “unable to fetch some archives”

My 32-bit atom-based netbook was running lubuntu 16.04 LTS. I just installed lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS from scratch (ie not upgrade from 16.04). The installation went well and I was able to apt-get ...
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Error while updating Ubuntu Mate 18.04

[Update 2] Please check image UbuntuError_1. enter image description here [Update 1] I tried to follow the steps to disable the IPv6,and then run sudo apt-get update again. Still no luck : O/P: ...
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problem installing any package E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Not able to install any package , this is what I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following ...
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I got stuck at bootup when upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 on TX2 developer kit

Two [FAILED] lines show up: Failed to start Light Display Manager Failed to start Snappy Daemon. What can I do to fix this?
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Upgrade libzim '2.0.0' to version '>=4.0.0'

I am trying to install zimwriterfs. However, when I meson . build, I get the following: The Meson build system Version: 0.47.2 Source dir: /home/pit/Downloads/zimwriterfs-master Build dir: /home/pit/...
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avahi-daemon won't install on Ubuntu server 16.04

My home network has a single Ubuntu 16.04 server, I can't see the server from other Linux clients. I found this article on TechRepublic (https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-make-your-linux-...
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Can't install wireshark on ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I created a brand new Ubuntu vm with beaver GUI but can't install wireshark on it. I used the steps provided on this answer to get wireshark from ppa, but I get errors of dependencies or something... ...
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16.04.5 > 18.04.1 - Update always Fails [duplicate]

I have a Xen-based server running Ubuntu 16.04.5 (originally updated from a 14.04 template). Whenever I attempt an upgrade from 16.04.5 > 18.04.1, the following error is generated at the end of the ...
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Kubernetes installation failing - Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Kubernetes (kubectl) on Ubuntu 16.04 (x64) by following the instructions here. I am behind some proxy at work and I am sure that is the reason for the failure. I know there are ...
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How does updates work with programs installed from .deb file [duplicate]

I'm having some difficulties exactly understanding how the the whole update thing work in Ubuntu and good practice for installing software. I understand I have a /etc/apt/sources.list file where all ...
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Error occurs while upgrading

Whenever I try to run the upgrade ($sudo apt-get upgrade), I get the error like below: Unpacking unattended-upgrades (1.1ubuntu1.18.04.7) over (1.1ubuntu1.18.04.6) ... Preparing to unpack .../34-...
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apt-get update failes after changing some network settings

I have been installing & configuring OpenVpn Server with the help of this video on Hak5. After configuring all the configurations needed both for server and client, i restarted my VM and tried to ...
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apt-get raises /usr/bin/test: Permission denied

Since some time, whenever I call sudo apt-get update or use similar apt-get options, I get /usr/bin/test: Permission denied. An example: username:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign:2 http://... ...
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Can anyone help me with installation of 18 bionic software in 16.4 ubuntu

I am trying to install Avogadro 1.2 default package of bionic 18.4 in 16.4. bcoz ubuntu 16.4 has Avagadro 1.1 package in software center. This software has lot of dependency problem. So if anyone just ...
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Firefox update fails; “Could not get lock” error when I run sudo apt upgrade [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu MATE in my p.c. Now when I opened browser Mozilla Firefox it searched for a update. So I have been updating it but it fails every time. sudo apt update ...
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subprocess dpkg-split returned error exit status 127 with weird sEDUsEDUsEDU.. message

I was trying to install basic application on Ubuntu 18.04 system name cowsay. Till now everything was working fine. Now, I ran the command sudo apt-get install cowsay and it gives me a long error ...
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Struggling to install package via apt-get or Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

OS: ubuntu 14.04 LTS $ uname -a Linux egorov 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My goal: To install libass-dev package via apt-get or ...
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“files list file for package 'python2.7-dev' is missing final newline” in ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

After running sudo apt upgrade, I get following error: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'python2.7-dev' is missing final newline E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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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” [closed]

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 [closed]

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? [closed]

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. ...