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Questions tagged [deb]

Questions about the Debian packaging format with the extension '.deb'. Packages for Ubuntu are provided in this format.

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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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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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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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creating a .deb from archlinux tar.xz

I am trying to install the latest commit (4.0.3) of Nemo file manager on Ubuntu 18.04. It finally fixes the bug where searches do not include hidden folders. Since there is no configure file in the ...
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Verify downloaded deb packages

I have a bunch of .deb files I want to verify their checksums How can I do this? they were downloaded from official repos.
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Unable to install PHP particular version 7.0.4 on Ubuntu 16.04

I need to install php7.0.4 but not getting this version anywhere to install it. Is there any way to install it on Ubuntu 16.04
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Keep deb updated using repository

I'm using Materia GTK theme in ubuntu 18.04. It's in the repos but it's an older version. I'm trying to keep it updated (when I update my system, just like Spotify .deb does). So I've tried to use the ...
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Creating Debian package for multiple version of Ubuntu

I have a library and few binaries that I want to pack as Debian package. I have dependency on : libboost-log*, libprotobuf* etc. I don't want to add dependency on dev packages "libboost-all-dev" etc ...
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Why cython not found?

I'm trying to build deb files with obs(open build service), however, when I excute osc build --local-package, I got the error as below: [ 269s] make[1]: Entering directory '/usr/src/packages/BUILD' [...
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DEB package can't install its dependencies when using dpkg

I have a deb package which I build but when I test it with dpkg (before put it in our repo) it can't install the dependencies put in DEBIAN/control file. Package: package-name Version: 1.0-1 Section: ...
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How to build deb files with regular commands

I'm trying to build deb files from source code, I've used the component msgpack-python: https://github.com/msgpack/msgpack-python.git Here is what I've tried: git clone https://github.com/msgpack/...
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Deploying own debian package to Launchpad

I am trying to generate a signed debian package for deployment to Launchpad. I can generate the binary-only build using : dpkg-buildpackage -b -pgpg -kmihaigalos@gmail.com dpkg-buildpackage: source ...
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How to generate deb files with source code without makefile

I've known that we could use checkinstall to generate deb files from source code, which allows us to execute apt install to install them into my Ubuntu system. Here is how checkinstall works: ...
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Slack 3.3.3 crash on Ubuntu 18.10

I have installed the latest Slack 3.3.3 from the official website. Downloaded the deb package, but when i start it, it simply crash and nothing happens. It was working fine on Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a ...
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What is the detailed process of resolving `${shlibs:Depends}` when creating a Debian package?

My recent work involves a lot of Debian packaging, and I'm using the Debian New Maintainers' Guide as my main reference. What I haven't fully understood is how the ${shlibs:Depends} is resolved into ...
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How should I upload a package after having used git-ubuntu to prepare it?

I prepared an upload by cloning a git-ubuntu repository and committing some changes locally. As an Ubuntu developer, I have permission to upload to the archive. What do I need to do to upload my ...
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Error in build while installing RTAI in Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install RTAI 5.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in Linux Kernel 4.1.18. I was following this tutorial. But unfortunately I am stuck in this part make -j `getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN` deb-pkg ...
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unable to package .py and .sh files in binary format

My requirement is i need to package the below items authenticate.py script.sh trained.dat Once it is installed in the client place the source code should not be visible and the client can access ...
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What is the Kubuntu equivalent of `gdebi` that provides a GUI for isntalling .deb files?

On Gnome based systems you can install .deb files with gdebi instead of using the Ubuntu Software Center. What is the equivalent package on KDE using Kubuntu?
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Can't install deb file (through GUI and terminal too) (Ubuntu 18.04)

Trying to install YouTube To MP3 application on Ubuntu 18.04 which works on my Ubuntu 16.04 without problems. When I double-click on the deb file, it runs GUI installer but when I click on install, ...
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Update VSCode via .deb file

Today a new version of vscode was available, so I went to https://code.visualstudio.com/ and downloaded the .deb file. I clicked the downloaded file, it opened in the Ubuntu Software Center and I ...
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Why dpkg -i can't find my Minecraft.deb file

I downloaded the Minecraft.deb file from minecraft.net and tried to install it first with the normal software installer GUI. What would happen is it would go from 0% to 100% really fast and then the ...
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How to install .deb file during ubuntu installation

I would like to know if we can install .deb file during the time of installing OS. We install Ubuntu and during this process I want one of the .deb file to be installed during the time of OS ...
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How to compile `linux-tools` (containing `perf` binary) from vanilla kernel sources?

I can build working kernel packages (kernel-image and kernel-headers) from vanilla kernel git sources (plus any random patches I like) following instructions at http://veithen.github.io/2013/12/19/...
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Build a deb package without changing the repository name

I want to build my deb package out of a little C program I wrote a while ago. Was was able to do it but i had to rename the source folder to do it. I renamed it from myprogramm to myprogram-1.0 and ...
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If both deb and snap versions of the same program are installed, how do I run the mfrom the command line?

Using evince as an example, how would I run the deb and snap versions respectively from the command line if both are installed?
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How to install an isolated or sandboxed debian package?

Suppose there exists a particular debian package in the Ubuntu repositories, which upon installation pulls the actual software from an external repository such as sourceforge. The software itself ...
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install dbms command error

I am getting this error $ sudo dpkg --install oracle-xe_11.2.0-2_amd64.deb dpkg: error processing archive oracle-xe_11.2.0-2_amd64.deb (--install): cannot access archive: No such file or directory ...
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How do I create a symlink from my app bin to /usr/bin?

So I have a deb package built using electron-installer-debian. When I sudo dpkg -i app.deb, it's unpacked in /usr/lib/myapp/myappbin and there's no symbolic link created. How do make it so the ...
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Create openresty deb installation file from source

I am trying to create a deb file from the source with more than two modules which does not come by default in openresty. I am using checkinstall command to generate the deb file. Configure using ...
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Create a DEB package with shared lib dependency and without requiring autoconf

I have a C++ project that I would to make available on launchpad. I have tried to follow every tutorial on the net on how to create a Debian package and they all assume that I have autoconf set up. ...
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deb file working fine in version 16.04 does not in 18.04

This deb file installs an open source program and all related packages. It's been tested in Ubuntu 16.04, Lubuntu 16.04, Stretch and other Debian-baed distros. But after having been tried in Lubuntu ...
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javapackager - how to make a .deb add a command to /usr/bin

I am using javapackager to make a .deb installer for a java application. I was able to successfully create and install the .deb, but I can only run it with /opt/myApp/myApp. I would like to be able ...
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Run command on upgrade of certain package

I am trying to automate an action so that it runs after a file in a certain package is upgraded. On Arch I can put a file in /usr/share/libalpm/hooks that specifies the package, file that is updated, ...
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Is it feasible to sign Deb package using a cert issued by Trusted CA or signing with a GPG Key Pair Signed by a Trusted CA

I am trying to sign our custom deb install packages so that the end users can verify the signature before installing it. Using GPG Key pair generated locally and used for signing, requires the end ...
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How can I verify correct CUDA is installed on my Ubuntu 16.04?

I want to install CUDA 8.0, but I got CUDA 7.5 when using the Nvidia provided *.deb file instead of the *.run installer. I followed the instructions to install on the Nvidia website: https://...
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Debian packaging of python library with extra files

Is there a minimal modification I can do to a Python 3 Debian package source in order to install additional folders under the dist-utils/my-package folder like unit tests? I am using pybuild which ...
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Getting an error when installing AceStream on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install the Acestream player using this website this website. I get these error messages: christian@cahultrabook:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i acestream-player-compat_3.0.2-1.1_amd64. (...
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Cannot install dh-autoreconf - dependency loop [duplicate]

I am trying to install the Paper theme on my Ubuntu (16.04 Xenial) by cloning the repository and then running ./autogen.sh as adviced. This is what I get: $ ./autogen.sh ./autogen.sh: 5: ./...
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Identify Ubuntu/Debian package that a binary belongs to based on its md5sum

Is it possible to identify the Debian package that a binary belongs to based on its md5sum. All Debian packages contain a md5sums file that list all the files and their corresponding md5sum. So, I ...
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How-to-install, lubuntu-core_0.94_amd64.deb

I want to make a small as possible Lubuntu. I have downloaded Desktop, Alt and Mini. What I have no idea about is, Core.... lubuntu-core_0.94_amd64.deb I don't know how to do a fresh install with a ....
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Installation problem with .deb file [duplicate]

How to install a software in Ubuntu with a .deb file? administrator@administrator-VirtualBox:/tmp$ sudo apt-get -i SmartclassCTS.deb [sudo] password for administrator: E: Command line option 'i' [...
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How to remove youtube-dlg - Ubuntu Mate

I am using Ubuntu Mate. I installed youtube-dl-gui from http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu/pool/main/y/youtube-dlg/ Downloaded youtube-dlg_0.4-1~webupd8~zesty4_all.deb Then ...
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Turning an arbitrary “compile from source” installation into some kind of package [duplicate]

I have a few applications that I compile from source either because there is no ready-made package available in the repositories or because the compile flags used in them don't fit my needs. This ...
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Which is the best code signing certificate for .deb and exe files?

In one of my application, I have created a .deb file using dh_make and .exe file using pyinstaller. Now I am trying to create the code signing certificate for both .deb and .exe file. Which is the ...
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How do I install Codeblocks 17.12?

I just downloaded the compressed files from Codeblocks website but there are so many .deb files. So which one should I install? Do I have to remove currently installed Codeblocks 16.01 before ...
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Compiling/Installing squid with SSL_BUMP

My understanding is Ubuntu repository does not contain squid configured/compiled with SSL_BUMP. So I did download the sources and compiled the sources. No issues so far. I would like to install the ...
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If a package is available as both a deb and a snap, which method is preferrable?

Of course for most packages the answer is trivial: if it's some tool or library, deb is the only option, while for some proprietary software snap is the only option. It seems Ubuntu is heavily ...
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Package Installation Problems [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and when I open .deb files, it opens Ubuntu Software. When I press the install button in Ubuntu Software, it opens a "waiting to install" process and never installs. The ...
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Can a debian package have a dependency on a snap package?

We have an application that is packaged as a debian (.deb) package. The application is deployed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. We are looking to provide the application on 16.04 when it is released. However, ...