Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [package-management]

Questions about the management of software packages, in particular the APT and dpkg systems.

0
votes
0answers
11 views

Ubuntu Apps for Centos7 [on hold]

is it possible to make debian applications work in Centos7? How can I convert a deb package in rpm pakage so To install it in Centos7?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How to fix inability to download packages while at root shell prompt

I am in recovery mode trying to change my desktop environment. I have tried to install some packages during the process. It tells me what packages will be installed and how much space it will take, ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

package Apache2 not avaliable error

plaese assist unable to install Package apache2 is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Proton VPN for Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to download Proton VPN for Ubuntu 18.04 and I am getting the error below. N: Ignoring file 'mongob-org-4.0.list.save.1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Package Dependency Broken after Interrupting Upgrading to 18.04

I interrupted my upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 by accident when doing sudo apt dist-upgrade and now I cannot use apt anymore. When I do sudo apt install -f it shows: Reading package lists... ...
0
votes
3answers
21 views

Do I need to add an additional mirror to a standard sources.list file?

I was looking at the instructions to download the i3 tiling wm. The instructions say If you are running Ubuntu, it is strongly suggested to use a package manager like aptitude or synaptic to ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Unable to install lxde on ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install the desktop environment of lubuntu on Ubuntu 18.04.02 but I am getting the following error: $ sudo apt install -y lubuntu-desktop Reading package lists... Done Building ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Python packages locations in Ubuntu

I try to install python packages in Ubuntu and those packagers successfully. I am not good for Ubuntu that is why I am asking. But when I check locations of some of python packages, locations are ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

State of PPA's after a distribution upgrade

Suppose a hypothetical situation where I am upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next (e.g. 18.10 to 19.04, but can be any pair of adjacent versions), and I've got a lot of third-party ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

How one package in PPA turn into many in apt?

I'm using ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa to install nvidia drivers. If you'll go to "Overview of published packages" in its description (and filter by one ubuntu release for convinience), you will see ...
2
votes
2answers
41 views

Python-style “virtualenv” on Linux?

As a scientific software developer exploring GPUs, and particularly, the fast-moving ROCm ecosystem for AMD, as well as Vulkan, I'm frequently loading and testing new cutting-edge libraries, many of ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

dpkg and apt broken; attempting to append .dpkg-new while opening files [duplicate]

This is an expansion on my previous question here , but with a lot more context and details I am constantly getting errors whilst attempting to run sudo apt upgrade, where every time it attempts to ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

Which websites provides the packages that Ubuntu often used?

Currently my Ubuntu server cannot reach external websites. I need provide a list of websites to the IT department that need to be whitelisted so that I can upgrade my Ubuntu packages via apt-get ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How to reinstall man pages after deleting them

So I wanted to free up disk space from documentation and followed the instructions in this answer. Basically I did create a file /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/01_nodoc which specifies the desired filters: ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Kernel compilation fails against “spl-dkms_*.deb” package not found!

I'm attempting to compile the kernel using this guide but I got an error. cp -rp "/home/stibbons/build/ubuntu-disco/debian/linux-headers-5.0.0-15-generic/usr/src/linux-headers-5.0.0-15-generic" "/...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Errors with apt package manager: unable to open directories for installation

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04, and i'm constantly getting errors where sudo apt upgrade malfunctions, and when i run sudo apt install --fix-broken, i get this output: sudo apt --fix-broken install Reading ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Linux kernel error when trying to install dconf-editor

When running the command sudo apt install dconf-editor I get the output with an error at the end (something about the kernel?) and dconf-editor never installs: Reading package lists... Done ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Problem while installing LaTeX [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu (to Linux in general) and while I was installing Latex through the terminal: sudo apt-get install texlive-full I had this error message: E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

TexStudio on Ubuntu (Xubuntu): automatic missing packages installation

When using Texstudio, normally, on my old Windows System, if I attempt to use a new package, the system tries to download and install it by itself. On Xubuntu, this process is not automatic. Any ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

How do I install libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 on Ubuntu 19.04

My main goal is to install Tizen Studio IDE so I can learn Tizen development, and I want to do this on Ubuntu. I have downloaded web-ide_Tizen_Studio_3.2_ubuntu-64.bin and make it executable, and can ...
2
votes
1answer
145 views
+50

Terminal is frozen after using sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

I tried to update my Ubuntu 16.04 through sudo apt-get dist-upgrade, but now the terminal is frozen (terminal 1). I let it run for an entire day (more than 24 hours) and I just suspended the OS once. ...
0
votes
3answers
553 views

Which option to choose when package distributor has shipped an updated version?

Advanced settings after selecting dpkg fix broken packages: Configuration file '/etc/gnome/defaults.list' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

libgtk version mismatch in 19.04

I just upgraded from 18.10 to 19.04, and was immediately unable to get to my gdm3 splash screen or to gnome-shell. With some trial and error on the TTY and a lot of googling I noticed that I get the ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

no install candidate and no source list [duplicate]

This is what it say after I type and execute:"sudo apt-get install git" Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package git is not available, ...
2
votes
3answers
315 views

dkms failure because gcc version is newer than that used to compile kernel

I have a kernel module that was registered with dkms. When a recent upgrade bumped my kernel to 4.15.0-50 I started getting the below error from dkms. Apparently kernel 4.15.0-50 was compiled with ...
2
votes
2answers
45 views

How to install a libc6 version >= 2.29?

When I type sudo apt-get install r-base-core I get the following error The following packages have unmet dependencies. r-base-core : Depends: libc6 (>= 2.29) but 2.27-3ubuntu1 is to be ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

What's the difference between the following php packages? [duplicate]

The following message prompts when you just simply do: sudo apt-get install php, which basically installs all of the related php packages, I believe: libapache2-mod-php7.2 php-common php7.2 php7.2-...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

How to uninstall brackets from Ubuntu 18.04?

I have already tried doing this: sudo apt-get remove brackets but I always get the following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Pi Problem executing scripts APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success

When I run sudo apt-get update I get sh: 1: Syntax error: EOF in backquote substitution Reading package lists... Done E: Problem executing scripts APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success '/usr/bin/...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Unable to hold google chrome package [closed]

I wanted to hold google chrome and it should not update when we run "sudo apt-get update" . And to do this I had hold google chrome by running command "sudo apt-mark hold google-chrome-stable " And ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

OpenCV compiles correctly but fails during .deb packaging

Attempting to follow some tutorials on building a .deb package for a newer version of OpenCV in Ubuntu 18.04. Here are my steps: wget https://github.com/opencv/opencv/archive/4.1.0.zip unzip 4.1.0....
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Newly installed packages mucked my display

The following is an extract of my dpkg logs: 2019-05-12 11:59:54 install libqt5positioning5:amd64 <none> 5.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu2 2019-05-12 11:59:56 install libqt5printsupport5:amd64 <none> 5....
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Server certificate verification failed when updating

I am experiencing an issue when updating packages. I get the following error message: server certificate verification failed. CAfile: /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt CRLfile: none If I manually ...
1
vote
2answers
61 views

Where to find the package versions for the next Ubuntu release

I used to check the packages for a given Ubuntu version in package.ubuntu.com/versionname For Ubuntu Eoan which will be released next year, I found this page. However it shows an OpenCV version 3.2 ...
-1
votes
0answers
73 views

depackaging .deb in Ubuntu [on hold]

Selecting previously unselected package pwr55. (Reading database ... 167548 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack pwr55_5.5.0-1.2_amd64.deb ... Unpacking pwr55 (5.5.0-1.2) ......
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How to repair broken and missing files in Ubuntu 19.04?

I tried using the below command after installing debsums. I got the list of packages missing and also the ones which were not accessed due to permission issues. $ apt-get install --reinstall $(dpkg -...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Why are the Python dependencies listed by Ubuntu different than what apt-get installs

On Ubuntu's Website, there are three dependencies listed for the Python package. However, when I use apt-get install python, there are six additional packages that get installed. So, Ubuntu packages ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

DIY package that can be superceded by official update?

There is a utility package available in the official apt repo, and I have installed it, but the version there does not contain a feature I need. As far as I can tell, there's no third-party repo ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

Is there a way to install Deepin desktop environment in Ubuntu 19.04?

I have recently tried installing the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) in the newly-released Ubuntu 19.04... and failed. I used the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:leaeasy/dde and got these errors: ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

Ubuntu 18.04 Steam Installation - Missing Packages

I am trying to install Steam in several ways (which is just the same way under different paths of actions but it all feels completely different) Now different sources (1 2 3 to link only 3 sources) ...
1
vote
1answer
137 views

Packet Tracer 7.2 on Ubuntu 19.04

I am new to Linux and to this forum, so my apologies if I don't explain myself correctly. I am trying to install Packet Tracer on Ubuntu 19.04, but it gives me the error below when I try to launch it:...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Malformed entry bionic Ubuntu 18 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I get the following error on sudo apt-get update: E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rethinkdb.list (type) E: Malformed entry 1 in list file ...
1
vote
2answers
77 views

The following packages have unmet dependencies python 3.7

Randomly got this error while trying to sudo apt-get upgrade and already tried to run apt-get -f install without success, what should i do? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Error while installing KDE Plasma in Ubuntu - unmet dependencies

I tried installing KDE Plasma in Ubuntu 18.04, but the installation seemed to crash right after running tasksel, so I interrupted it by ctrl+c (my bad, I know). Now, when I try to start the ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Dock is empty after upgrade to Disco

I just upgraded to Disco and now my dock and activities menu have vanished. It feels like a lot of packages might be broken. I tried to use dpkg --configure -a to fix broken config but it didn't ...
1
vote
2answers
37 views

What Happened to The Latex Symbols In the Libreoffice-Texmaths Equation Editor?

I recently purged Libreoffice because it was buggy. I then reinstalled the latest version from apt and now it's missing the symbols above the equation editor. Here is the current Texmaths equation ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

How do I install `libmysqlclient-dev` on 18.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install mysqlclient in a Python 3.6 environment on Ubuntu 16.04 using the recommended $ pip install mysqlclient. This produces an error OSError: mysql_config not found. I don't know ...
-2
votes
0answers
30 views

My package system is broken!

so it says my package system is broken normally i would just make a backup and reinstall Ubuntu but i cant because it apparently affects that too.
1
vote
1answer
652 views

E: Unable to locate package php5.6 [closed]

I'm trying to install php 5.6 on our Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server, I've already added ppa:ondrej/php repository and executed: apt-get update I ran apt-get install php5.6 and got this result: Reading ...
1
vote
3answers
42 views

How to restore base ubuntu packages to escape unmet dependencies loop?

I gutted my Ubuntu 16.04 by accident. I just managed to get my desktop back but I lack many essential packages, such as gedit, latex, and packages to display graphics in firefox, for example. I'm ...