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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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Issue while installing curl [on hold]

Trying to install curl but getting below error. Any changes to be made in source.list? sudo apt-get install curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Trying to upgrade from 14 to 16 (or 18) but get “Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading.”

I've run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and think ironed out all the errors from those, but now when I run sudo do-release-upgrade I still get: Checking for a ...
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Unable to install libcurl4 [duplicate]

I am trying to install libcurl4 which is required to install HeaSoft package. However it seems not to locate the package and gives the following error: $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4 -y Reading ...
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libcrypto.so.1.1 not found on Ubuntu 14.04

I don't have the library, libcrypto.so.1.1 on my Ubuntu machine. I checked on both, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04. My openSSL version details are: $ openssl version OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 I ...
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certbot version updgrade not implemented

I want to update certbot to cope with following topic: How to stop using TLS-SNI-01 with Certbot Before updgrade: certbot --version returns: certbot 0.26.1 As instructed in How to stop using TLS-...
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How to handle phalconphp GPG issue

I'm trying to update my nodejs installation, and phalconphp is getting in the way. When I run apt-get update, I get this complaint Err:13 https://packagecloud.io/phalcon/stable/ubuntu xenial ...
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Upgrade php-fpm package without restarting service

I've looked around here and the manual pages for apt-get, apt, and dpkg. I would like to upgrade the php-fpm package without triggering an immediate restart of the service. I realize of course that a ...
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fonconfig fails, apt-get wont install programs

from less /var/log/fontconfig.log: fc-cache: symbol lookup error: fc-cache: undefined symbol: FcDirCacheCreateUUID apt-get and dpkg both fail to install apps and upgrades.I have tried sudo dpkg -a --...
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E: Package 'openssh-server' has no installation candidate

I try to us Xshell to connect the windows and Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) installed in VirtualBox. but recently, they cannot communicate with each other. I shut down the firewall and used the "host-only" ...
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I messed up down loading disco [on hold]

what do i do to restore,if its even possible,to former 18.10? Nothing works now.Back ups don't work screen jumps sound card is out of whack.I have tried several codes put keep coming up short. Any ...
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Malformed entry 5 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Suite)

I was trying to get wireless network drivers for my PC only to find out that it does not have a wireless adapter. I was also trying to update my winehq which was also giving me a problem. I tried ...
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Cant connect to archive, Ubuntu Server 18.04.1?

I got a HP Proliant DL380 G6 server running Ubuntu Server 18.04.1. For some reason I cannot connect to any archive server, "cant initiate connection" apt update works just fine but not apt upgrade. ...
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Installing RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 14.04 getting following error can anyone give solution?

I did installation like this: 1.sudo echo "deb http://www.rabbitmq.com/debian testing main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list 2.wget https://www.rabbitmq.com/rabbitmq-signing-key-public.asc 3.sudo apt-key ...
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Error when updating applications [duplicate]

I got these error messages when trying to update software, E: The repository "http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu CODENAME Release" does not have a Release file. W: Upgrading from this repository can ...
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add-apt-repository command is suddenly very slow

There were no issues before, but today I started my computer and I removed the unstable OIBAF graphics drivers and tried to add stable OIBAF graphics PPA. I left for about 15 minutes and when I came ...
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Cannot install PHP using apt [duplicate]

I tried to install PHP 7.0 but it says it isn't found. I tried apt-update and restart, but it didn't work. I have no idea how to fix this so if you help me it would be great.
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Package manager - is it possible to install packages with “variants”?

I am a data scientist coming from the macOS world planning to setup an Ubuntu server machine for data analysis. In the macOS world there are also package managers. My favorite one, MacPorts, allows ...
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Steam installation, libudev1:i386 cannot be installed without removing a lot of other packages

I am trying to install steam with this command: # apt install steam Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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I want to change the install location of apt so I have room on my disk

I'm installing Dolphin emu and I'm not going to have space on my SDD where my Ubuntu install is, so I want to install it on my HDD that way there's more than enough space to download game isos. How ...
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Can apt upgrade in a chroot overwrite the 'host' kernel?

I'm using a chroot to effectively containerise my development environment. Before switching to the chroot I'm mounting /sys, /dev and /proc. I'm concerned that if I perform a apt-get update then I ...
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Does apt upgrade trigger netplan apply in 18.04?

I did apt-get update; apt upgrade on a remote server over SSH. netplan.io and some systemd packages were upgraded. I switched to a different screen window, but after just a few seconds the SSH ...
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Apt-lock unavailable on fresh system , chrome showing ads on ad free websites , a malware?

I was working on Chrome for Ubuntu for a long time , but from last two three days it started behaving weird , I was seeing ads on my google search , for example I searched "hello" it showed adele's ...
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Key installs with apt-add-repository but not with apt-key

I am running the unit tests of TensorFlow from the Docker image. On my macOS machine, which is behind a corporate firewall and has Docker installed, I pull the repo and copy the last command of the ...
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I want to install oracle-java8 on Linux but Ubuntu says: already the newest version

I was following sudo apt-get update to add the java 8 repo to apt-get $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java Again update the apt-get repo $ sudo apt-get update Finally install java 8 $ ...
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Can't install Android Studio - Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool (32bit Ubuntu)

I'm trying to install Android Studio in my computer, but I got a message error: "Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool. One common reason for this failure is missing required libraries. Please fix the ...
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After installation applications listed as installed, but no executables found

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04. There are several applications (e.g. gparted) which are listed as installed, but for which no executable exists. The following diagnostics makes this clear: # ...
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E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)

I'm trying to run this command in the terminal: sudo apt install software-properties-common This is the error message I get: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource ...
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when i try to install sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb [duplicate]

i get error like the one below E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend),...
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Adding new key still throws error how to remove sub apt-key

Installing the yarn package manager from its instruction I did add its key and some weeks ago the key was expired. so I did the apt-key add again. but still on sudo apt update I get the warning: W: ...
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Autoremove Errors

Trying to auto-remove packages using APT - I get the following error - Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.4.0-139-generic done Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-extra-4.4.0-...
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Upgrading packages gives “After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.”

I did sudo apt-get upgrade in my terminal and I got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Error removing or purging packages

I have a problem and I needed Gparted for resizing, after some searching I used a commmand to install Gparted that installed many other packages I don't need, for example 'mines games' 'solitaire game'...
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Ubunti 18.10 Synaptic: can't access repository list

Immediately after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10, Synaptic Package Manager can't access the repository list. When I click on Repositories, I get the message: Repositories changed - The repository ...
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sudo apt-get remove displays the following message whenever i try to remove anything or try to update anything .Please help [on hold]

Failed to process /etc/kernel/postrm.d at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-4.4.0-79-generic.postrm line 328. dpkg: error processing package linux-image-4.4.0-79-generic (--remove): subprocess installed ...
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Can't install packages with apt-get “404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]” errors [duplicate]

I've researched the issue but can't find any sources on solving the problem. Here is the output when I run sudo apt-get -f install. No apt-get commands work properly. What are the steps I can take to ...
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Macbuntu install

I want to install macbuntu theme but Err:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mc3man/mpv-tests/ubuntu cosmic Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] Err:13 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/macbuntu/...
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Accidentally remove the freeradius directly in my Kali linux, and now 'apt-get install freeradius' failed [closed]

I have accidentally removed my freeradius directly at Kali Linux. Now, when I try to install again it is giving me an error as follows root@Kali:/etc/freeradius/3.0# ls certs experimental....
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Error updating aptly mirror Ubuntu 18.04

I'm creating an Ubuntu 18.04 repository and I encountered this error while updating the aptly mirror. Downloading & parsing package files... Downloading http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/...
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Install ungoogled-chromium using binaries

As a follow-up to someone else's question here I was wondering if someone could help me by walking me through an install of ungoogled chromium via binaries. I am a total ubuntu newbie, and most of you ...
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Why Does APT Not Recognize Newer Versions Of A Package? [duplicate]

This is a very odd problem I've been experiencing lately, it seems to happen a lot and i'm very worried things are gonna start breaking worse than they have already. This problem has happened a lot ...
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Deleted /boot and removed kernel

I happen to have deleted the /boot directory on my system instead of on the one I was supposed to.. I found this in order to restore it, however I had problems with apt --reinstall so I decided to ...
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No manual entry for xerces

How do I install xerces so that I can use it for schema validation? I've tried: libxerces-c-doc libxerces-c-samples libxerces-c3.2 libxerces2-java libxerces2-java-doc Probably it's installed, but ...
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how to update nautilus past 3.26

I am wondering how I would go about updating nautilus from 3.26 to 3.30, as I need it for an extension to work properly. I tried running apt-get upgrade nautilus with no success. Any ideas are ...
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apt-get/dpkg are not working - broken packages

When I try to use apt-get install <package> I receive the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: mono-complete : Depends: ca-certificates-mono (= 5.18.0.225-...
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Problems with updates due to dependencies

I cannot update anything or install new software because of problems with the dependencies. The terminal suggest to run apt-get -f install. After trying this, there is a problem saying that it failed ...
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Cannot install libdgiplus on Ubuntu 16.04

My head is already blowing up. I'm trying to install libgdiplus on Ubuntu 16.04 but all my attempts to do so seem to be useless. Here's what I'm getting all the time root@a1-03-s08-11:~# root@a1-03-...
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Apt-get install -y [duplicate]

When you run the commandsudo apt-get install -y Vivaldi Vivaldi being an example, but what does the `-y` Argument achieve?
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Error while installing Dynare-Matlab in Ubuntu 18.10 (E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1))

I am trying to install the Dynare-Matlab in my Ubuntu 18.10 system. Installing Dynare worked fine. But when trying the Dynare-Matlab I receive this error message about an invalid user in Matlab. sudo ...
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“Unmet dependencies” for kernel and other packages [duplicate]

When I try to install some package, I get this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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Can't apt-get upgrade or install, dkpg --configure -a hangs at “Setting up open-iscsi”

I've been unable to upgrade or install packages for a few months. Whenever I use an apt-get command, it tells me dpkg was interrupted. When I run the command it suggests, it hangs at "Setting up open-...