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

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how to install newly generated ubuntu kernel .deb files?

I tried building ubuntu from the source following BuildYourOwnKernel page. (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel by the way, the page needs some fix now) I did it on a virtual machine ...
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How to install Thoptv in ubuntu 20.04? [closed]

I have install thoptv.deb file from its official site. How to further install it? nischay@nischay-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install /home/downloads/[Linux]_THOPTV_v34_AMD64.deb Reading package lists......
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Gnome abort after install pkg htop or zoom deb

I've found Ubuntu exited from gnome when I installed htop from terminal. sudo apt-get install htop My desktop manager exited to login ask, but I could not logged in again. So I remove htop from ...
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I can't see anything I am installing, can't find installed programs

I have installed a lot of debs and programs through apt get... it says i have these programs but I can't see them anywhere, what's going on? It says it's there... but where? Edit: The problem may ...
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How to install GCC without internet [duplicate]

Hello there thanks for being here, I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare, Host OS(win 10) has internet connection but not the guest. How can I install GCC packages by downloading .deb packages ...
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Could not install Viber from their official website on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install Viber by downloading .deb file from https://www.viber.com/en/download/. But there was error saying: Dependency is not satisfiable libssl 1.0.0.
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Cannot import files in MongoDB -Compass

I just installed the MongoDB Compass downloading the latest stable deb file (1.21.2 amd64) in my Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS VM. The problem is, when I want to import a JSON to a collection, it does not work: ...
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How to properly specify dependency package versions on a deb package

I'm trying to build a package that depends on libssl. Here's how my control file looks like: Architecture: i386 Maintainer: Name Installed-Size: 938 Depends: libc6 (>= 2.7), libncursesw5 (>= 5....
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Can we think of a .deb file in Linux as equivalent to a .msi file in Windows? What are the differences? [closed]

.deb files in Linux have been quite confusing since I was introduced to Linux. Is it safe to think of the .deb files as being similar to .msi files in Windows?...are there any problems in this analogy?...
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Problem installing .deb in Software Install Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to install some .deb files in Ubuntu 20.04 from GitHub and other internet sources, but when I open it with Software Install it gives me this problem (Failed to install file: not supported). ...
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Toolchain differences between Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04

Can someone please point me to official toolchain that is used to build deb packages for Ubuntu 20.04? I wish to understand possibility of installing deb package from Ubuntu 19.10 in 20.04 to be ...
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Understanding dpkg -i and apt install for local files [duplicate]

What is the difference between calling? sudo dpkg -i some-downloaded-pacakge.deb and sudo apt install some-downloaded-pacakge.deb
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How to update DEB packages in 20.04 [duplicate]

My question is about updating .deb packages in 20.04. I understand that the Ubuntu software center will not support .deb packages in 20.04. I like to use Google Chrome, which is only available as a ....
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Adobe connect and ubuntu 18.04

I tried to install ConnectAppSetup2020_1_5.exe (Adobe Connect application for desktop) in Ubuntu 18.04 using PlayOnLinux. But it crashed. Any solutions?
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Access the DEB files contained in the ISO installation image

I have to access the entire archive of DEB files contained in the ISO installation image, I have just mounted the ISO image and after the "casper/filesystem.squashfs" file-system... sudo mkdir /media/...
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Can't run deb command to install Erlang?

I'm trying to install RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 18.04. I'm really new to Linux so don't really understand the installation tutorial on RabbitMQ website: https://www.rabbitmq.com/install-debian.html#apt I'm ...
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APT “/var/cache/apt/archives” Cache Configuration

I need to can configure the APT "/var/cache/apt/archives" Cache. Example: Set "Maximum Folder Cache Size" Get/Set "How much time, have to be passed, to remove an older version of a DEB file"."
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Ubuntu 18.04 new user, needs help

Have a need for a home file server, I am new to Linux and have decided on working with Ubuntu 18.04. Downloaded and installed Ubuntu 18.04. The server is "running" but I can't seem to get off square ...
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Conventional place to install additional files needed in my DEB package?

I made myself a culture and understood the basics to build a DEB package of my project. What is not clear to me (and which until now in the guides that I have followed has never been specified to me) ...
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download from Android or Windows .deb package to install offline?

I would like to know if there is any way to download the official .deb files to install software in Ubuntu while offline. I am currently using an Android operating system, so preferably I would need ...
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Cannot install dpkg due to dependecies

I am trying to install ImFusion in Ubuntu 19.10. It displays error that says dependencies are not installed. When I try to run sudo apt -f install, it says that it is removing the ImFusion package ...
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What is the naming convention of a debian pkg (specifically, the version part)

For example, I have the following deb: python3-numpy_1%3a1.11.0-1ubuntu1_amd64 It has a name (python3-numpy), a supported processor (amd64) and a set of supported distributions (ubuntu1?) What is ...
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What is better: install a package from a package repository or from a DEB archive? [closed]

I can either install a package from a package repository or from a downloaded .deb archive: For example, installing google chrome: # from a package repository sudo echo "deb http://dl.google.com/...
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Where do I find old version of deb files?

I need to install libhdf5 on an offline computer which has Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS installed. One of the packages it looks for when running sudo apt-get install libhdf5-serial-dev hdf5-tools is libjpeg-...
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Moving Firefox profiles from snap version to deb version under Ubuntu 18.04

I ran into a problem converting from Firefox snap to Firefox deb under Ubuntu 18.04. The Firefox snap is version 72.0.2 and the Firefox deb is version 72.0.1. The error I’m getting is about using a ...
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oracle jdk 13 installed but not working

I have installed oracle jdk 13 using .deb file given on their official website https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk13-downloads-5672538.html But when I running command ...
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Cant install aurees git client on Ubuntu 19.10: Dependencies not resolved

I want to install the Aurees GUI client on Xubuntu 19.10. Since I can't find a way to install it by repo, I downloaded the .deb file and tried to install it using apt: # LANG=en_US.utf8 apt install /...
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tar.gz issues, would ALIEN work on Ubuntu or Lubuntu

I've been using Linux for a long time and I love it, until I have to install TAR.GZ software. The forums are very confusing on Tar.GZ files. I've heard that it's possible to convert the file to a ...
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Creating a DEB with only postinst and postrm but no binary content

I am trying to create a deb package with a control file that is basically a list of Depends and a postinst and a prerm script. In other words, there are no binary files to be deployed as part of this ...
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what is the recommended way for installing cuDNN and the likes in ubuntu?

There are different ways for installing the mentioned library. Both the Deb packages and normal tar files exist. My question is, which one should I be choosing over the other? Why would I want to use ...
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apt-get update gives errors in Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

When I run apt-get update it gives following output: root@V211:~# apt-get update Ign:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful InRelease Ign:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-updates ...
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How to add icon for application installed via .deb file?

I just installed an Evernote client called Tusk via their .deb file, because the version in the official Ubuntu software repository will not play nicely when connected to my VPN. This new installation ...
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Software for Ubuntu 16.04 on Raspberry Pi armhf

I prefer Ubuntu on Raspbery PI but i have problems sometimes: How to install DEB-Software or Sourcecode or EXEs on Raspberry PI ? How was it possible to convert? I am still searching a new software ...
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ubuntu build kernel from git with a source change, how to ignore 'unrepresentable changes to source' error

I have modified a source file in the i915 source code. I have just edited the file and made a change to one line. I have not made a patch file because I couldn't work out how to do that. When I ...
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E:Malformed entry 57 in list file [duplicate]

I was trying to install and run "Origin" games. But something went wrong. The error message was:'error: opening the cache (E:Malformed entry 57 in list file/ect/apt/sources/list /etc/apt/sources....
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How to use DEB library got in yocto to GNU?

I found Paho MQTT client library in yocto environment. That contains: paho-mqtt-c_1.3.0-r0_armhf.deb paho-mqtt-c-src_1.3.0-r0_armhf.deb paho-mqtt-c-dev_1.3.0-r0_armhf.deb paho-mqtt-c-deb_1.3.0-...
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How to create debian package with three different services which can be enabled or disabled on demand

I have three python scripts like: X.py Y.py Z.py I want to create a single Debian package for these three scripts. abcd.deb On successful installation, these scripts run as "systemd services" in ...
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Confused on apt-get update, and confused on .deb packages not installing programs?

tl;dr Why do some .deb's install programs while other's don't, and what does apt-get update return in the console/why does it always seem to "get" bionic security repositories? I am a very new linux ...
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apt-get install [package] gets error

when I issue the following command: apt-get install ssh I receive the following errors Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Are Ubuntu Server and Desktop configured/compiled differently?

I am considering to use Ubuntu Server for a very low-end x86_64 machine. I am wondering what's the difference, and found this: difference between ubuntu server, minimal, and desktop I still have a ...
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Alien failing to convert .rpm to .deb (18.04)

I've used this command before and it's worked fine so this may have to do with the file I'm trying to convert but when I run alien on this .rpm I get this error: mkdir -/debian failed: No such file ...
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How to install Guitar Pro 6 on Ubuntu 19.04

Guitar Pro 6 is not maintained anymore but it is still provided as a 32 bits deb package for native Ubuntu/Debian install. I could not install the deb package 32 bits on 64 bits Linux OS because of ...
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repackage xenial .deb for bionic

I have a set of .deb files which I downloaded from Cisco to use in Openstack. The problem is that packages are for Openstack Queens (Ubuntu 16.04 w/python v2.7 ) and I'm running Openstack Stein (...
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Installing .deb file in 19.04 gives unmet dependencies error [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a deb package in Ubuntu 19.04 and i'm struggling with it. So, this is the result of the command. $ sudo apt install -f ./Autenticacao.gov_Ubuntu_18_x64.deb Reading package ...
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How to make a .deb package to install docker plus other dependencies?

i have a package, and i use a shell script to install it on UBUNTU. I want to use a .deb file instead, and this software package has prerequisites including DOTNET and Docker. What are the steps to ...
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Should I commit “debian” directory into my source code?

I'm preparing Debian/Ubuntu package for new project. What is the best practice regarding "debian" directory? Should I generate it every time or commit into source code?
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Where is the Ubuntu `*.deb` repository for `qtfm`?

I would like to try the qtfm file browser but [https://www.qftm.org] has vanished. Does anybody know of a .deb repository from which to install qtfm? Can it be installed from source code: $ ./...
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Correct place for lib compiled with special flags for a single program

Hello I am trying to create a debian package of a program I wrote bundled with a library. Since I am using special flags to compile the library I only want to provide the library for my program. While ...
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How to create an AppImages from deb or tar.gz?

I have a software downloaded from web in deb and tar.gz files which I have not installed in my system itself. I want to convert these files as an AppImage for personal use. How can I do this? In the ...
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Packaging Python-Script not working

I'm new to packaging software for Ubuntu (PPA). I tried to package a simple python script: #!/usr/bin/env python print("Hello World") According to the packagin guide the following steps should ...

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