Questions tagged [dpkg]

The Debian package management utility that performs lower level tasks in software installation and removal.

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Error while installing “linux-headers-5.4.0-33-generic” and “linux-image-5.4.0-33-generic”

Today I got ubuntu updates which also included linux kernal updates. So I did sudo apt-get upgrade to install them. Some packages were installed followed by this error. /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms: *...
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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'libvisual-0.4-0:i386' is missing final newline [duplicate]

I ran the command sudo apt install snapd but encountered below error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be ...
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How to update tracker, a package which hasn't been updated in the PPA yet for Ubuntu 18.04?

I need the tracker package 2.3.0 version for the development of the Gnome Music App. The current version of the tracker package in PPA is 2.0.3 for Ubuntu 18.04. I want to install the tracker version >...
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Dpkg: How do I treat one package as another? [duplicate]

I'm working with a Firefly AIO-3399J, a 64-bit ARMv8 device for which the OEM provides an Ubuntu image. This particular image has a package called "rockchip-mali-midgard14" that has similar ...
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mysql-server-8.0 conflict, unable to install due to a conflict with “itself”

---I have already tried (twice)--- Install of mysql-server after mariadb fails mariadb is not the issue because although it was installed on this computer, all dependencies have already been removed, ...
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How to fix this dpkg issue?

So how can I fix this problem. It always occurs while installing any packages. I tried restarting Ubuntu, reinstalling ure but failed. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 Log while installing Wireguard: ...
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Remove mysql Completely error

I am on Focal Fossa and i have mysql installed . I was trying to remove it and install mariadb . I tried sudo apt-get remove mysql but when i do mysql -V i am getting mysql Ver 8.0.20-0ubuntu0.20.04....
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1), ubuntu 16.04

How to fix this issue. I will show you every command and output that I tried to use them. sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:2 http://security.ubuntu....
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Can't Install MySQL after stupid clash with mariaDB

It completely slipped my mind that MySQL was already installed on this particular computer and I installed MariaDB, I was also unaware of the consequences of having both packages on the same computer, ...
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dpkg not functioning on kernel 5.6

System: Ubuntu 20.04; Kernel 5.6.0-050600-generic. I previously upgraded the kernel using mainline packages for Ubuntu 20.04 as this was known to fix an issue with my external display. Now whenever ...
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How Handle Error in dpkg-repack

i want use dpkg-repack for many List of Packages(includes Error Missing Packs ..) suppose there is 3 Packs A B C A has Error (i.e not fully installed) if i use: dpkg-repack A , B , C Bang Error ... ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: teamviewer [duplicate]

I tried to execute a .deb file and got the above error. I just used sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_15.5.3_amd64.deb in my Downloads directory where the .deb file was located. I have dpkg version 1.19.7 (...
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How to exclude package from apt --fix-broken install (Don't tag it as a duplicate)

My last post tagged as duplicate, and I don't know how to delete that duplicate mark. If you think this is duplicate or already answered please comment first, don't immediately mark as duplicate. ...
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getting an error while update or remove the package in ubuntu 16.04

I am new in ubuntu system. I have got an error while any install, update, or remove a package. I getting the following error insserv: Starting runlcactivator depends on plymouth and therefore on ...
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Unable to install kile on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install kile for my ubuntu 16.04. A couple of days before I tried to install wine HQ. But it shows the same error and could not able to complete it. Tried many codes, not working at ...
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Error: BrokenCount >0 Ubuntu Error PLEASE HELP

Currently using Ubuntu 18.04.4 Bionic Beaver for my desktop computer. In the top right corner I received a message stating 'Error: BrokenCount >0' This usually means that your installed packages have ...
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How do U handle “paste subprocess was killed by signal (Broken pipe)”

(base) yerim@yerim:~$ sudo apt-get install openslide-tools [sudo] password for yerim: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to ...
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Wine Installation on Ubuntu 20.04 sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 doesn't work

i have some issues installing Wine, because Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't recongnize i386 Architecture as i give the order on the terminal: After submiting "sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386", the terminal ...
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Broken/corrupted apt and dpkg after trying to do a release upgrade which failed, now system can't update. I'm on WSL, not native ubuntu

So after running do-release-upgrade, the process failed prompting me to abort or ressurect this window (I don't remember what exactly was shown as an error and I can't replicate it because it's not ...
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Fix package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 10 for libpaper1:amd64

After trying to configure some packages I am getting an error for the libpaper1:amd64 package. Error : Setting up libpaper1:amd64 (1.1.28) ... dpkg: error processing package libpaper1:amd64 (--...
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Why dont dpkg logs record software removed as part of the installtion process?

The manifest for the Desktop image of Ubuntu 20.04 is available here. Some of the packages listed in the manifest are removed during the installation process. For example, ubiquity, ubiquity-casper, ...
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dpkg: error processing package gedit (--configure)

dpkg: error processing package gedit (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration Setting up update-manager (1:20.04.10) ... ...
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Wine install error [duplicate]

I used the command apt-get install wine-stable to install wine. But i am getting errors as follows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: snapd

ubuntu@RHC-395:~$ sudo apt-get install snap Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while installing gnome control center data

I was trying to install gnome control center data and got this error Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) $ sudo apt-get install -y gnome-control-center-data Reading package lists... ...
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I get This Error -unrecoverable fatal error, aborting:

when i try to install something always face this problem . unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'm17n-db' contains empty filename E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an ...
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Error opening the cache(E:flAbspath on /var/lib/dpkg/status failed - realpath (13:permission denied) )

So I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and then I started getting this error on the top bar of my desktop: Error opening the cache(E:flAbspath on /var/lib/dpkg/status failed - realpath (13:permission ...
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How to exclude package from apt --fix-broken install [duplicate]

Package packettracer is refer to Cisco Packet Tracer 7.3. My OS is ubuntu 20.04. I have a package packettracer that not clearly installed, but the package is working. $sudo dpkg -i ...
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Xenial servers offline after unattended upgrades

We logged on this morning to find 12 of our servers offline. All with different hosting companies. All running Xenial They all came back online after rebooting and it seems to have been caused by ...
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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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Problem with Installing Opengl [duplicate]

I entered sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev it said enter sudo dpkg --configure -a When I did that in terminal it showed me
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How to fix dpkg itself?

Was trying to upgrade some packages earlier but ran into the following error: Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: error processing package dpkg (--configure): ...
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How to install gcloud in a Docker container on 19.10?

I have a Docker container as 19.10 as both the host and guest, and I tried to install gcloud: # Add the Cloud SDK distribution URI as a package source RUN echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/...
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Being stopped on LibreOffice when trying to update Lubuntu

The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Depends: libreoffice-common (> 1:6.3.5) but 1:6.3.2-0ubuntu2 is installed libreoffice-help-common : Depends: libreoffice-common (...
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“The Package System is Broken” on Ubuntu 19.10

I got a window pop up onto my screen, and it said "Updated software is available for this computer. Do you want to install it now?" So I clicked "Install Now",which led to this window; The package ...
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help me to fix distrupted installation oald8 on ubuntu 20.04

common issue that upset me : ./oald8-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libpangox-1.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory when install libangox : Reading ...
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Can't apt-get install packages (perl warnings, dpkg warnings, PATH warnings)

This is beyond me. I don't know what to say so I'm just going to type out the errors I'm getting on my server hoping someone can help. Some of the errors don't make sense to me (I'll explain in a bit):...
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Odd number of elements in hash assignment at /usr/share/pkg-config-dpkghook when adding an architecture for cross-compliation?

Someone suggested that I run sudo dpkg --add-architecture armhf to add cross-compilation to my x86_64 box running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, but it doesn't appear to work: $ sudo dpkg --add-architecture armhf ...
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Installed debian packaage

I have a debian package(.deb) and i installed it using sudo dpkg -i /path/to/deb/file and sudo apt-get install -f. when i use try to list it works fine,but when i try to know the installed files and ...
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apt fails to install linux-tools-common [duplicate]

This is the terminal output of installation: Preparing to unpack .../linux-tools-common_5.4.0-29.33_all.deb ... Unpacking linux-tools-common (5.4.0-29.33) ... dpkg: error processing archive /var/...
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Error while Install or Upgrade on 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.When I upgrade or install something the package shared-mime-info takes long time to process. when I run sudo dpkg --configure shared-mime-info I get output dpkg: error ...
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Emacs installation fails on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to simply do: sudo apt install emacs on Ubuntu 20.04. The result is that it appears there is an error installing emacsen-common in emacs-gtk which is ultimately a dependency of all of ...
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package dependency problem: libdav1d1_1%3a0.3.1-dmo1_i386.deb' has premature member 'control.tar.xz' [duplicate]

While installing package libdav1d1 i get this error: dpkg-deb: error: archive '/var/cache/apt/archives/libdav1d1_1%3a0.3.1-dmo1_i386.deb' has premature member 'control.tar.xz' before 'control.tar.gz',...
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Getting error while installing android studio for linux 64 bit machine

I got an error while installing Android Studio and this is the error message: I used this link to install android studio https://developer.android.com/studio/install I'm getting below error message. ...
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Trying to remove docker-cd & docker-ce.cli from eoan ubuntu version

I tried to install docker update following docker documentation on my machine but the installation didn't workout so I tried to uninstall it completely from apt. after suffering I broke dpkg and apt ...
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Upgrading libc to the latest available version

I am trying to update libc6 to 2.30 (latest version) on Ubuntu. The latest package that I could find using apt was libc6(2.27) I downloaded the binary from https://packages.debian.org/sid/libc6 ...
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Errors were encountered while processing (Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04)

I tried to install ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 but got stuck somewhere so i forced restart my laptop. Now I have a broken 20.04 ubuntu setup. The following packages have issues: Errors were encountered ...
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Dependency issues while installing PacketTracer [duplicate]

I couldn't install PacketTracer on my Ubuntu 20.04 using sudo dpkg -i PacketTracer_730_amd64.deb command.
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sudo apt autoremove wants to remove a lot of packages, safe to run? [duplicate]

Following on from a reinstall of ubuntu desktop sudo apt install ubuntu-desktop to fix a previous issue with not booting. and then a reinstall of google chrome sudo apt remove google-chrome-stable ...
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Cannot hit the 'OK' button - E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock - Software center probable issue

I use Ubuntu 16.04. Since few days when I try to install an application I receive the following error message below. For example, today the following : $ sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer ...

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