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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Unable to find the libc6-dbg_2.19-18+deb8u6_i386.deb package

I needed this package in order to install valgrind and I am trying to install it manually as a proxy setting on my laptop doesn't allow me to do 'apt-get'. Thus I decided to download and install the ...
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qt5-default not in Ubuntu 21.04

I tried to install qt5-default but the package was not found. Of course, I read this question and added universe to the apt and done a apt update. I think qt5-default is not in 21.04 yet as it says ...
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Unable to upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04.2

I can't for the life of me figure out how or what to remove or install to fix this upgrade, here is the output from grep Broken /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt.log: Broken dpkg:amd64 Breaks on libapt-pkg5....
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How to install Maxima in Ubuntu 16.04

I have used Maxima on Windows, and I'm now trying to install it in my laptop, which has Ubuntu 16.04 as its operative system. To do it I typed the following in the terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How To Install Lampp on Linux Mint Without Errors? [closed]

I am trying to install LAMPP on Linux Mint sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ and whenever I try to I get this Ign:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 apache2-bin amd64 2.4.41-...
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Trying to update ubuntu-minimal on WSL2 running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

When trying to update ubuntu-minimal I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 autoinstall change apt source.list point to local

I have working PXE server to autoinstall Ubuntu 20.04 and everything working great now i want to point apt-get source.list repository to my local apt-morror server but not sure how do i add that to ...
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Broken apt sources list?

I am trying to do boot-repair using try Ubuntu from live disc. I need to do apt commands, however I keep getting: Media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 21.04 _Hirsute Hippo_ - Release ...
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cannot install mysql-server in ubuntu16.0.4

sudo apt-get install mysql-server fail it blocks at this point var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.7.postinst: line 143: /usr/share/mysql-common/configure-symlinks: No such file or directory which I ...
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WSL+Ubuntu 18.04: `ssh` or `apt update` gets “Temporary failure resolving …” errors

RESOLVED: I reached out to my job's IT and I got win10 1803 update. That solved all my issues including one I didn't mention: gradle wrapper script couldn't connect to daemon through 127.0.0.1 with "...
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Unable to install Virtualbox 5.1 on Ubuntu 16.04

I am unable to install Virtualbox5.1 from oracle ppa; with the following error The following packages have unmet dependencies: virtualbox-5.1 : Depends: libqt5core5a (>= 5.6.0~beta) but 5.5.1+...
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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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(Lenovo thinkpad) apt upgrade: how to upgrade to the generic kernel or to the hwe kernel?

Edit: this seems to be an issue related to Thinkpad laptops I am working on a fresh install of ubuntu 20.04. uname -r outputs: 5.6.0-1047-oem sudo apt upgrade outputs: Reading package lists... Done ...
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-Could not exec dpkg! E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100) (08-01-2021)

I was trying to download Visual Base to Ubuntu 21.04; before actually download, I tried to run sudo apt-get update, it showed there are 4 upgradable n, I ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade it downloads the ...
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Updating Ubuntu when /boot partition is almost full

My /boot partition is 500M in size, as I thought it would be enough when I did the installation. It seems it isn't. Now it's almost full /dev/sda1 446M 352M 61M 86% /boot Doing apt-...
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Dell xps 17 9700 internal microphone not working

BIOS version: 1.7.2 OS version: 20.04 LTS Kernel version: 5.10.0-1029-oem. I had the sound issue with XPS 17 9700. I updated the kernel with linux-oem-20.04b package. sudo apt-get install linux-oem-20....
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apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com] in ububtu 16.04.4

I want install various software on Ubuntu. I get stuck here, when I do: sudo apt-get update 0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.88.152)] [Connecting to archive.canonical.com (91.189.92.191)...
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Why does Vim in Ubuntu 20.04 require Python 3?

I'm using Docker, and my dockerfile is: ###################################################### FROM ubuntu:20.04 WORKDIR /opt/test # Apt installs RUN apt update #####################################...
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Restoring [K]Ubuntu 20.04 after removing Python with apt-get

TLDR: I need to restore my distro after sudo removing all Python dependencies I did the stupid thing and now I need to fix it. I wanted to do a clean install of Python for a class, uninstalling all ...
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Best way to Install LXDE (Not LXQT) on Ubuntu 20.04

I've successfully installed LXDE (not LXQT) on an upgraded Ubuntu distribution that began as the Lubuntu 18.04 Alternative iso's command line option system (18.04 to 20.04 - Alternative Iso Page For ...
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Why apt-get update fail to connecting to dl.google.com?

My Ubuntu is 14.04. I try to update my packages by: sudo apt-get update Then it stuck at 100% [Connecting to dl.google.com (203.208.40.46)] for several minutes. It is quite annoying. I try to ...
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Cannot install YUM on WSL

I am trying to install yum to install another app on my WSL but keep getting the error cannot find the package. I am using the following command: sudo apt install -y yum It is returning this: ...
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How to list all installed packages from a specific category (component)

Is it possible to list all installed packages from a specific official repository component (Main, Restricted, Universe or Multiverse) using utilities like apt, apt-cache, aptitude? I wrote a simple ...
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How to install gattlib in Raspberry Pi 3

I compiled, built and packaged GATTLIB library files in Raspberry Pi 3 as directed in https://github.com/labapart/gattlib. But when trying to install the library from the build folder (/home/pi/...
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How to list packages from a ppa/source in command line?

I want to list all the files from a source, say extras.ubuntu.com from the command line. What is the command for that? dpkg --list lists all files or just the filename.
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How can I list all packages I've installed from a particular repository?

How can I list all packages I've installed from a particular repository? How can I list all installed packages that are not available from the main Ubuntu archives, and also see which repositories ...
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what does all.deb mean when installing packages

so im installing xubuntu-desktop on my raspberry pi 4b 8gb ram model and sometimes in the scrolling text i see after it finishes downloading the packages instead of say adwaita-icon-theme_arm64.deb i ...
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Getting error “/usr/bin/python3.9: bad interpreter: No such file or directory” after installing pip in ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I installed python3.9 in ubuntu and also make it default which creates some problems. So I again make python 3.5 as default and removed python 3.9. Then I tried to install pip by using command: sudo ...
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Error Upgrading ubuntu-advantage-tools

Sat down at work to do a routine apt update && apt upgrade and encountered some issue with ubuntu-advantage-tools. I'm not sure what this package is for, but it came in with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS ...
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Uninstall boost library

I'm trying to uninstall boost library: sudo apt-get purge libbboost-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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apt forgot about more than 1,000 packages, and I'm unable to reinstall

I'm running 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa) I hadn't run aptitude for a couple days. It always worked fine, but when I tried it now, it started giving me the "e Examine" dialog each time I run it. ...
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Best way to setup a .deb & .rpm repository on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm relatively inexperienced with Linux, other than the basics. But my company have asked me to find a way to setup a repository hosted on Ubuntu for rpm & and deb packages. Now I've finally ...
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Unable to Switch back to running desktop mode from TTY in 18.04

Tried following thing but did not work. Any help is highly appreciated. Ctrl+Alt+F7 sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade -y sudo reboot sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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“Unable to locate package” after a crash installing other package with apt-get

After a crash installing java with apt-get, I was trying to install maven, but apt wasn't finding: > sudo apt-get install maven Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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missing packages error in wine installation

i'm trying to install wine the latest version using the following command sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable but i faced some missing packages issues, so i tried to fix it through ...
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Why did “E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem” appear?

For Ubuntu Desktop 18:04 for update I use: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade But suddenly for the latter now arises: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to ...
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E: Package 'curl' has no installation candidate

I tried to install curl and I've got the following error message: developer@monad:~$ sudo apt install curl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Can't install anything after installing dde on ubuntu 20.04

user@host:~$ sudo apt install iverilog Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done iverilog is already the newest version (10.3-1build1). 0 ...
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Error When Update To Hirsute Hippo

I Want To Update My System From Focal Fossa ( LTS ) To Hirsute Hippo ( Normal ), But I Found Some Error : root@localhost:~# do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release Get:1 Upgrade tool ...
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Completely remove package (GIMP), including all settings

Somehow I've gone and messed up my GIMP settings -- the application looks all messed up to the point where I can't even find the menus. See below: I'm not interested in trying to fix it through GIMP ...
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Where to find geckodriver needed by Selenium Python package?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. Executing python -V returns Python 2.7.12. I am building a virtualenv off of that so as to install the Selenium package into it via: pip install -upgrade selenium But ...
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How to choose install location using “apt-get install”? [duplicate]

I was about to play around on my virtual machine running Ubuntu 12.04. I installed GIT-CORE using apt-get install git-core from repos. First I thought the apt-get command will install in the folder I ...
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Package 'libwxgtk3.0-dev' has no installation candidate on Ubuntu 20.04

Trying to setup a development environment for opencpn on Ubuntu 20.04 (focal). I get the following error message: dave@nuc3:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake gettext git-core gpsd gpsd-...
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Stopping services from being restarted as a result of dist-upgrade replacing a dependency

Running Ubuntu Server 18.04 I believe I've encountered the following situation, and would like to stop it from occurring again. The situation: 1/ I've put docker on hold with apt mark. This is ...
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dependency error on libc6-amd64 even if it's already installed

Trying to install nodejs debian package that I built myself, i get error about missing: libc6-amd64 however, I am sure this lib is installed. root@x72j:/home/reda/repo/git/node-debian# dpkg -i ...
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apt update error: Conflicting values set for option ALLOW_INSECURE regarding source <set> <unset>

As subject, today when I tried to apt update, my ubuntu server throw error message that E: Conflicting values set for option ALLOW_INSECURE regarding source <set> <unset> E: The list of ...
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Install a specific version of an older package by adding an old mirror

I'm attempting to install a specific version of gcc to Ubuntu 18.04. By default the version of Ubuntu at the time of this writing is 18.04.5. Installing it with sudo apt-get install gcc-7 results in ...
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Postfix exit code 75

when i want to update or upgrade anything. or can install any kinks of software. Terminal show this message "1 not fully install or remove". and installing process stooped. 0 upgraded, 0 ...
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sudo apt update doesn't work in my ubuntu 19.04? [duplicate]

It does this everytime i update anything ,i cant do anything , please help E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/damien-moore/codeblocks-stable/ubuntu disco Release' does not have a Release file....
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systemctl does not see service apt install on Kubuntu 21.04 installed itself

Hi my problem is neatly summarised by this: mike@gamer:~$ sudo apt install xvfb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done xvfb is already the ...

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