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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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Create snap of .deb plus ppa dependencies?

I have a proprietary program that runs on 16.04 with an additional ppa for qt5.6. It is the only app that holds me back from updating to 18.04, so my idea was to create a snap package including the ....
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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, ...
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How to create a native multi deb package with static files?

My source tree is as following: . ├── debian │   ├── changelog │   ├── compat │   ├── control │   ├── copyright │   ├── README.Debian │   ├── rules │   ├── source ├── Makefile ├── sub1 │   └── etc │ ...
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How do I install the debug symbols for gcov?

Which package has the debug symbols for gcov from the gcc package? I've tried installing gcc-5-dbgsym, but it didn't have the symbols. Not a duplicate of [1]. As I mentioned I've already enabled the ...
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Can't install apps using debians [duplicate]

I have a problem with installing apps from a debian. I open a .deb file in Ubuntu Software and click the "Install" button. for a few seconds it seems to work, with the meter on the install button ...
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Creating multiple deb packages using CPack

I have a project with several components and I am creating 4 DEB packages using CPack version 2.8.12. I have no issues with package generation as well as installation but these: I am unable to make ...
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Installing VLC on ubuntu 16.04 using a .deb file

I have tried to install vlc on 16.04 by downloading a .deb file from this debian packages site. But when I went to terminal and did this: nothing happened. VLC didn't get installed. Can you suggest ...
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Systemd units start on reboot but not on install

I am installing systemd units from a Debian package (that I am making myself) onto an Ubuntu 16.04 box, and even though I have overridden dh_systemd_enable, dh_systemd_start and dh_installinit my ...
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Debian (.deb) package not installing in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I want to install google-chrome-stable debian (.deb) package but it doesn't install. The process succeeds, but Google Chrome doesn't appear. I use this command: sudo dpkg -i /home/aakaashsingh/...
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Unable to execute new pre-installation script (/var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst)

I try to install a .deb file in my vagrant box that use generic/ubuntu1604 image but i got the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How can I apply the packaging for libvirt to build a package out of a git version?

I've been trying to work on a patch to libvirt to enable Ceph/RBD storage volumes. I would like to test my code now. I would like to do this as a package (or even a Launchpad PPA), so that I can ...
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How .debian.tar.xz archives are being made?

TL;DR. I'm trying to determine the origin of debian folder source code, used during building .deb packages. I'm trying to build some automation around applying custom patch to OpenSSL. The custom ...
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How to create a deb file which installs Valve's OpenVR Package on Ubuntu?

Ultimate Goal: Add ValveSoftware/OpenVR to a PPA so that it can be installed via $ sudo apt-get install openvr I'm assuming this means I need to create something like an OpenVR.deb. Attempt: I have ...
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unable to install a .deb file/programm just by double klicking [duplicate]

I recently have downloaded some .deb files and wanted to install them. Simply double klicking on them opens the ubuntu softwarecenter (Ubuntu 16.04), but then seems to be stuck with something. ...
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DEB and RPM packaging

I have an application that I'd like to pack into DEB and RPM for making it installable into Linux distributions such as: Debian Ubuntu Linux Mint Fedora OpenSUSE Do I need to develop an extra DEB ...
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Software manager won't install deb file

Since I switched to Ubuntu, I have been having tons of problems. This is only one of them. The software manager seems to be unable to install deb files; For example, I have tried to install MegaSync ...
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Viber not supported in Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded Viber and installed it via terminal to my Ubuntu 14.04 OS. For the installation I have used dpkg -i to install and apt-get install -f to install the dependencies: wget -O viber.deb ...
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How can I compile a .deb from Electrum?

I am trying to make a .deb of Electrum 3.0.3 from the Electrum project at https://electrum.org/ which is in python 3. My goal is to be able to make a PPA so it can be more easily upgraded for a ...
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How do I solve Lintian errors when installing GitKraken.deb?

Trying to install GitKraken .deb on Ubuntu16.04 I am getting the follow messages:Unleash your repo On GDebi Package Installer I am getting the follow errors: Litian Output E: gitkraken: malformed-...
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How to recompile firefox 57 debian package using debuild?

I am trying to recompile firefox 57 (the goal is to add a couple of patches) in Ubuntu 16.04. I am performing the usual procedure: sudo apt-get source firefox sudo apt-get build-dep firefox cd ...
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Ubunt 16.04 Cuda 8.deb unmet dependencies error

$ sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1604-8-0-local-ga2_8.0.61-1_amd64.deb $ sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1604-8-0-local-cublas-performance-update_8.0.61-1_amd64.deb $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get ...
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Cannot run Sqlectron

I have installed sqlectron v1.28.0 from the .deb file available here but I cannot run it. The icon appears in my system. When I click on it nothing happens. I'm running 14.04 btw. Please help.
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Private debian repository malformed Release file

I have a raspberry pi model 3. I am trying to create a .deb package for remotely updating the raspberry. The idea is that it is going to be distributed through an private remote repository. the ...
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Question about duplicate installation

What will happen if have installed app through repository and now the new version is out which is not in repository and i download that new version from website as deb and install it over old version ...
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can't install google chrome

I went on the chrome page and chose the ubuntu linux system it downloads the package .deb I open it and the "install" button does not accent anything and does not install my version of ubuntu 17.04
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Rename Custom deb package

How can I rename a .deb package that can be uploaded to reprepro? For example, I have a deb package example-latest.deb which is the latest version, I have created a custom repository so users can ...
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How to automate applying custom patches to ubuntu upstream packages?

I have a local customization to the xserver-xorg-core package. It is a patch I have created and is not useful to anyone else since it is an optimization very specific to my workflow. So, whenever I ...
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Package installation unable to locate [duplicate]

Just switched to Ubuntu 17.04. I'm having trouble installing .deb packages. I used sudo apt-get install <pakage_name.deb> command but it says unable to locate package <package_name.deb>...
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Can't install third party applications

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 for first time. But I'm not able to install any applications such as chrome, vlc, Gparted etc. Through terminal also I'm not able to do so. In left panel waiting ...