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Questions tagged [dpkg]

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

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Kodi Failed Installation on Ubuntu 16.04

root@xKaganovich:/home/kaganovich# apt-get install kodi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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I am unable to download any packet on ubuntu 17.10 [on hold]

I am trying to install nmap on my Ubuntu but when I write code sudo apt-get install nmap, I am getting an error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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i get log “The following packages have unmet dependencies” when install any program by “sudo apt install” command [duplicate]

wang@ubt:~$ sudo apt install streamer [sudo] password for wang: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 postinstall menu and mime types python

The problem occurred after I installed a poorly prepared install file for ucsf-chimerax, which resulted in the following error: Install desktop menu and associated mime types Traceback (most recent ...
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Openprinting-gutenprint lsb install-info error 127

I am trying to install driver for my printer but this happened.. $ sudo dpkg -i openprinting-gutenprint_5.2.7-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 204753 files and directories currently ...
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PreDepends: python3-minimal (= 3.6.3-0ubuntu2) but 3.6.3-0ubuntu3 is installed [on hold]

I'm running an upgrade but here's what I got: sudo apt upgrade -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --fix-...
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How can I override a file from packages?

An ubuntu package contains a file that is not acceptable to me (not a config). I've applied my changes to it, but I'm afraid that eventually the package that it came from will be updated and my ...
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Best way to install a local package [duplicate]

I am trying to install a package from ppa:lubomir-brindza/nautilus-typeahead. I do not have sudo access on machine, so I want to install the executables locally. What is the best way to do this? I ...
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apt-get not working on Ubuntu 14.04 due to lock, I killed apt upgrade process in the middle - can I kill the remaining processes?

Can I kill these below processes now or not? I don't want to update anything; my GRUB file should not be affected. This is a production server. root@ANPRCentralServer:~# apt-get install nfs* E: ...
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Unmet dependencies when downgrading libinfo5

I want to downgrade libtinfo5 at 5.9+20140712-2ubuntu1. Libtinfo5 have already installed in my ubuntu 16.04 LTS. $ dpkg -l | grep libtinfo ii libtinfo5:amd64 6.0+20160213-...
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Unable to install manpages-posix-dev as packages are missing [duplicate]

I've been trying to get the manpages for several of the c headers (such as unistd.h), but I can't seem to find their packages. I've done the following, but I'm so confused: sudo apt update and sudo ...
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dpkg was removed how to reinstall

apt was having problems with dpkg. I was trying to do sudo apt install g++ but I kept on getting errors. It was very weird it kept on saying that g++ was already installed and fully upgraded. I ...
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debian server error [closed]

Hello I have this error: apt-get: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-private.so.0.0: symbol _ZN3URIcvNSt7__cxx1112basic_stringIcSt11char_traitsIcESaIcEEEB5cxx11Ev version APTPKG_5.0 ...
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How can I overwrite local settings in apt install

I'm trying to avoid the package configuration window in a bash script. I want my script to install the package, and overwrite the configuration files, without issuing any prompt requiring a ...
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Unmet dependencies (kicking my BUTT)

Something happened on an upgrade. I am not sure what. The result on further upgrades is listed below. I tried the apt --fix-broken install with no success. I listed that output afterwards. $ sudo apt ...
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Unable to upgrade. Mysterious warning: “Errors were encountered while processing”

After doing apt-get update without issue, apt-get upgrade returns the following: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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Unable to run “apt upgrade” on ubuntu 18.04 --systemd-shim error

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 18.04 from ubuntu 14.04(via 16.04). This is the error I see whenever I run apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Problem with qt5 while trying to run pgadmin4

I have ubuntu bionic upgrade from xenial recently. After the upgrade, I didn't find my pgadmin4 application, so I reinstalled it. After clicking the pgadmin4 icon, the program not shown. So I try to ...
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Can't remove or install kerio-control-vpnclient

I had installed "kerio-control-vpnclient" in a lower version since i downloaded and tried to upgrade to a newer version ( 9.0 to 9.2 ) i got into this trouble . i can neither install or remove it now !...
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“E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” when running apt upgrade, apt install, dpkg --configure -a, or sudo apt install -f

I get an error whenever I try to run any of the following commands sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install chrome-gnome-shell dpkg --configure -a sudo install -f (and probably some others) The error for ...
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APT-GET UPGRADE DPKG errors. Ubuntu 18.04 Server

This is my first askubuntu question! I'm on here quite a bit but usually I can figure my problem out through one of the posts, but not this time. I was performing my usual manual updates which ...
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Unable to lock the administration directory - DPKG configure stuck on initramfs

I have problems with apt: E: Unable to lock the administration directory /var/lib/dpkg/lock E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? I followed ...
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When i try to install mysql-server i get an error. e sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [duplicate]

dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'libxkbfile1:amd64' missing; assuming package has no files currently installed dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'python-apt-common' missing; ...
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Error in Dockerfile while building postgresql10, What base image should I use?

ENV PG_MAJOR 10 ENV PG_VERSION 10.1-1.pgdg80+1 RUN echo 'deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ jessie-pgdg main' $PG_MAJOR > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list RUN apt-get update \ &...
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libsane1 1.0.27-1~experimental2ubuntu2.1 failed to install/upgrade while installing winehq-staging (Duplicate)

this same issue reported here: DPKG error message with libsane while installing WineHQ-stable Also posted as a Bug Report here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sane-backends/+bug/1795330 ...
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run dpkg --get-selections | grep -i apache on ubuntu 18.04 not showing apache is installed or not

while I run "dpkg --get-selections | grep -i apache" on ubuntu 18.04 , it is not showing any package of apache, but when type "apt install apache" on terminal and press tab, it's showing many apache ...
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I have the following issue while installing Oracle XE on Ubuntu 18.04. Please find a solution for this

(Reading database ... 183187 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack oracle-xe_11.2.0-2_amd64.deb ... Unpacking oracle-xe (11.2.0-2) ... dpkg-deb: error: unexpected end of file ...
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Can't install anything, problem with python 2.7 but can not re-install python

@user535733 I re-installed the original file i had a problem with, and that error stopped. Now however i have another error that is to do with python: Setting up python2.7 (2.7.15~rc1-1) ... Sorry:...
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How to downgrade a PPA package (Firefox ESR 60 to ESR 52)? [duplicate]

I am trying to downgrade firefox-esr from 60 to 52 from ppa:mozillateam/ppa. PPA only has the latest version so apt-get can't downgrade the package. I downloaded the deb but installation fails due ...
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Errors encountering while processing

I understand this questions has been asked several times, but none of the suggested fixes helped me. I will provide the output of some of the process I tried running. I would love help with this ...
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cannot install insync in ubuntu 18.04

Newby of ubuntu 18.04 that seems working pretty well As for Insync I downloaded deb file here https://www.insynchq.com/downloads AlthougI can see the icon top right of the screen it is gray and ...
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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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how can I use one specific version of python for everything in ubuntu 18.04?

I am having problems installing/uninstalling things with apt. I think this is because I have unistalled python and apt is trying to use it. I have miniconda, but when I use apt it is not accessing ...
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Ubuntu drivers sees drivers I dont have [duplicate]

If I run ubuntu-drivers list the output is: bcmwl-kernel-source nvidia-driver-396 nvidia-driver-390 nvidia-340 No clue what bcmwl is, but nvidia drivers 340 and 390 I have uninstalled. Why are they ...
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How might an Ubuntu 18.04 system that has somehow had Python 2 removed be recovered?

A friend tried to help another friend on his Ubuntu 18.04 installation and that somehow involved (as far as I can figure) removing Python 2. This seems to have resulted in poor apt, apt-get and dpkg -...
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mysql not starting after removing plasma-desktop

I know there are many questions regarding mysql not starting. I've tried following things Checking MySQL error log — error reading '/var/log/mysql': Is a directory Check /var/log/dist-upgrade/apt....
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Cannot use Python, Ubuntu 14.04, issues with other packages

I've somehow broken my Ubuntu 14.04 install. A project I'm working on required me to install Jupyter notebook, which created some path issues (apparently I should have installed with anaconda rather ...
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Ububtu unmet Dependencies [duplicate]

I am Trying to configure unreal engine on Ubuntu 18.04, And When I run ./Setup.sh, I got the error of a package that have unmet dependencies: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libmono-...
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Accidentally deleted postinst, preinst, postrm and prerm scripts

A mistake a shell script and I accidentally ended up deleting *.postinst, *.preinst, *.prerm and *.postrm scripts from my /var/lib/dpkg/info path. Now I get this error every time I try to upgrade my ...
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Unable to install a package from the postinst of another package [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have 2 deb packages, deb1 and deb2 I'm trying to install deb2 in the postinst of deb1 using dpkg -i deb2 but I get this error: dpkg: error: dpkg status database is locked by ...
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How do I fix these error: “dpkg: error processing package roundcube-coreon”

When I try to install build-essential package I've these error lines: The following packages will be REMOVED: roundcube-core 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 1 not ...
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grub fails to install to all disks via dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc and shows odd option “(??? MB; ???)”

I have four disks in my Ubuntu 16.04 server. They are all partitioned with GPT, but the system boots in legacy BIOS mode, not UEFI. Two of the disks have recently been added to the system, so I ran ...
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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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18.04 Software Updater returns Package operation failed

Trying to use the Software Updater in 18.04 the usual error returned is PACKAGE OPERATION FAILED The installation or removal of a software package failed. I have entered this post several times to ...
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I can't uprade or install anything

After i do a factory reset on my laptop Dell Inspiron 14 3000 when upgrading this is what happens: I've tried apt-get install -f but it doesn't solve anything
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can't upgrade ubuntu 16.04 (dpkg not working)

I'm trying to upgrade my ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I'm facing this error: Errors were encountered while processing: linux-modules-extra-4.15.0-32-generic E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error ...
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Download software failed after system upgrade

I have got the following code sudo apt-get upgrade Which, after the download was completed, entered into a page that asks for configuration settings when I worked on a terminal , I was working with ...
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Unable to use dpkg-reconfigure noninteractive

I am trying to automate a Ubuntu Server installation. I want to change some configurations after the installation, for example keyboard layout and time zone. Tried both 16.04 and 18.04, same problem. ...
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insserv: warning: script is corrupt or invalid

I'm not a server guy but I think I have serious problem using my ubuntu server... When I do something with apt-get, I get similar errors, Below is one example I got this day installing something. Can ...
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Inject .ko files to Ubuntu installer via Debian file

We intend to inject a couple of .ko files into the ubuntu installer via a debian. we would need to be able to run an insmod command as well Is there any specific step we need to be aware of to do the ...