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Questions tagged [package-management]

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

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I got “SUDO” crash after trying to install “Etcher” [duplicate]

Yesterday I tried to install Etcher via CL, it gave me blank screen.. when I tried to use the sudo apt; it gave me this message [E:Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources....
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Unable to locate package brave-browser on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (lubuntu)

Trying to install the Brave web browser, I ultimately arrive at the error, "Unable to locate package brave-browser". How should I proceed? Here is my LXTerminal output: username@username-Latitude-...
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Dependency and post-installation script errors for GRUB and EFI packages

I'm trying to install a few things using apt-get, but I'm having issues. When I type sudo apt-get install <something> I always get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: reading files list for package 'linux-headers-4.15.0-34-generic': Input/output error

I am trying to install nodejs on my Ubuntu machine - sudo apt install nodejs but I am getting following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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Ubuntu 18.04 updates blocked by Nvidia 340 driver problems “trying to overwrite file which is also in package” [duplicate]

My problem is caused by a registered bug in the Nvidia 340 drivers which installs clashing libraries, that's all known but the result is as below. Sadly, the root cause is now lost in the noise as I ...
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After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, wine stopped working. After reinstalling it, I get dependency issues

I have upgraded my Ubuntu version from 16.04 to 18.04. After that wine programs stopped working. I have re-installed wine and now I'm getting the following error: The following packages have unmet ...
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E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists /ci.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_xenial_main_binary-amd64_Packages [duplicate]

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. Can someone help me to understand the problem? sudo apt-get install subversion returned the following output: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section ...
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libprocess-cpp-dev missing in 18.04

I'm trying to build an application that requires libprocess-cpp-dev. There is no available version for 18.04. I also tried to to look for an alternative package with the same header files using apt-...
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Install dont listed ubuntu package by aptitute

I need to install those package from ubuntu packages: https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/libssl1.1 I'm using ubuntu 18.04 with aptitude. When I'm searching for that in aptitude gui, there is only "...
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How to update/patch my libssh?

Running Ubuntu 16.04 - After hearing about the security issue with libssh I am trying to upgrade the package. https://www.libssh.org/2018/10/16/libssh-0-8-4-and-0-7-6-security-and-bugfix-release/ It ...
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How to fix “'vncviewer' has no installation candidate”?

first i tried to install:- sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev git-core autoconf postgresql pgadmin3 curl zlib1g-...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 update issue

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. It is having the following update issue when running sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade Hit:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease ...
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Errors were found while processing: linux-image-4.15.0-36-generic

Yesterday, I was updating my computer, but suddenly my internet connection failed. When I restarted it and tried to continue with the process, I had this message: gonzalocriollog@gonzalocriollog-...
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apt-get package error [closed]

root@rakesh-Lenovo-B50-70:/usr/bin# sudo dpkg -i apt.deb (Reading database ... 402113 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack apt.deb ... Unpacking apt:amd64 (1.0.1ubuntu2.17) ...
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How to install php7.2-curl without uninstalling libcurl3 in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm using a software that comes with a separate php and that php has php-fpm that requires libcurl3, but php7.2-curl requires libcurl4. When I run sudo apt install php7.2-curl the command uninstalls ...
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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 [closed]

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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why libpython3.6 is not installing?

sudo apt-get install libpython3.6 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Unable to locate package php7.1-soap

I have installed PHP 7.1 on my Ubuntu 16.04 and now I want to install the SOAP module. However, apt-get install php7.1-soap results in: Unable to locate package php7.1-soap. I also tried apt-cache ...
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How to Create Multiple Binaries for Apache from source

I am using Ubuntu/Xenial and I need to create Apache2_2.4.34 packages from source. I use instructions from here. Resulting package is only one package "apache2_2.4.34-1_amd64.deb", because dh-make ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 x86_64 packages missing in APT [duplicate]

so I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Intel NUC and whenever I try to install some package I am getting an info that it is missing / Unable to locate. E: Unable to locate package openjdk-8-jre E: ...
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The following packages have been kept back unable to upgrade [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ubuntu 18.04.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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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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Can't install ROS on Ubuntu 16.04 due to Unmet Dependency Problem

I am having the good old unmet dependency cancer for hours and I've asked about this in ROSAnswers, where I was told that it is an Ubuntu problem hence my question here. When I try to run the ...
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Unmet dependencies when trying to remove libnvidia-ifr1-390

zags@zags:~$ sudo apt-get remove libnvidia-ifr1-390 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to ...
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cannot use npm to install redis and moment

I need to use npm to install packages redis & moment on my system but it's not happening, I'm getting this instead: $ npm install redis;npm install moment /home/ron └─┬ redis@2.8.0 ├── double-...
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Reinstall CUDA toolkit

Okay, I've run this commands to install CUDA Toolkit version 10: (after downloading a .deb file ) sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1704-10-0-local_10.0.176-1_amd64.deb sudo apt-key add /var/cuda-repo-10-...
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Unable to locate package libesd0-dev on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I used: sudo apt-get install libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-image1.2-dev guile-2.0 \ guile-2.0-dev libsdl1.2debian libart-2.0-dev libaudiofile-dev \ libesd0-dev libdirectfb-dev libdirectfb-extra libfreetype6-...
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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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How can I update KDE Plasma to 5.13 on Kubuntu 18.04?

I thought that upgrading to 18.04.1 would give me KDE Plasma 5.13, having read this page, but thanks to the comments here I realised that I already have 18.04.1. I don't see any notification from the ...
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Problem in login screen

After removing lubuntu-desktop there is still a option to run a lubuntu session in login option. How to fix it?Is there any package which is not removed yet?
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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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unable to package .py and .sh files in binary format

My requirement is i need to package the below items authenticate.py script.sh trained.dat Once it is installed in the client place the source code should not be visible and the client can access ...
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What else can I do to fix a ImportError: liblapack.so.3gf error?

Ive got the following error when trying to run a python script in my VirtualBox Vm (its on Ubuntu 16.04) which I am using to run QIIME sequence analysis: ImportError: liblapack.so.3gf: cannot open ...
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How can I recover my system after tasksel uninstalled too many packages? [duplicate]

So I was using Tasksel to install the MATE desktop env to try it out as an alternative to GNOME. After that lengthy installation of MATE, MATE itself worked, but when using GNOME again, GNOME slowly ...
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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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Can't install libsnmp-dev on Ubuntu 18.04 (package dependency errors)

Please help! When I do this command: sudo apt-get install libsnmp-dev I get this error: ~$ sudo apt-get install libsnmp-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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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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How are Qt modules/classes distributed amongst Ubuntu packages?

For example, I know that I need the core dependency or the network one. In other words I have the following lines in qbs project file Depends { name: "Qt.core" } Depends { name: "Qt.network" } Now, ...
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Dependency issue: “vim : Depends: vim-common (= 2:7.4.1689-3ubuntu1.2) but 2:8.0.1453-1ubuntu1 is to be installed” [duplicate]

Problem solved..by changing the source for 16.04 to the one for 18.04. I have met some dependency problems when trying to install applications with apt: $ sudo apt install vim Reading package lists.....
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Unable to reinstall Chrome after changing ownership of /opt in Ubuntu 18.04

I changed the ownership of /opt in an attempt to resolve a problem I was having with a different program, not anticipating any issues and figuring I could always change it back if necessary. This ...
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Need Ubuntu 18.04.1 DVD set

I can easily find the Live install DVD, but where are the package sets these days? I cannot seem to find a link for the DVD images beyond the base install disk. I am building an air-gapped machine ...
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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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What is the Kubuntu equivalent of `gdebi` that provides a GUI for isntalling .deb files?

On Gnome based systems you can install .deb files with gdebi instead of using the Ubuntu Software Center. What is the equivalent package on KDE using Kubuntu?
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How do I figure out which package is causing my black screen issues?

I am getting a black screen on different linux distributions (Ubuntu 18.04, Kubuntu 18.04, Manjaro GNOME 17.1.12) as long as only one monitor is enabled and connected. When 2 monitors are connected ...
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Unable to install php7.2-gd due to dependencies in Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to ask for help on installation of php7.2-gd. I've been trying to install this for 2 days but failed due to unmet dependencies. What I had tried so far are the following: Tried to ...