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Questions about the management of software packages, in particular the APT and dpkg systems. Use this tag for general questions about package management, and also for questions that cover or compare different packaging systems. For specific package tools, use their own specific tag (like apt, dpkg, snap etc.).

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Some third party sources weren't added back after 24.04 upgrade

So, I recently upgraded from 23.10 to 24.04. This wasn't a issue in other minor upgrade, but it seems that my third party repos for vscode weren't turned added back to sources after the upgrade was ...
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Unmet dependency on libodbc2 blocks apt from functioning, including attempts to reinstall libodbc2

Currently running Ubuntu 23.10, I can't install or update any packages using apt or upgrade Ubuntu to 24.04. When I try to run sudo apt upgrade, or install any packages through apt, it gives me the ...
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Why apt remove tries to remove a file that matches the package name pattern?

At Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 is installed VirtualBox 7 and if exists the /home/<username>/deb directory - deb is a custom directory - and there is located the virtualbox-7.0_7.0.14-161095~Ubuntu~...
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Conflicting values set for option Signed-By regarding source [duplicate]

After I installed postgresql, i have errors: E: Des valeurs entrant en conflit ont été renseignées pour l'option Signed-By à propos de la source https://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ noble-pgdg: /...
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DPKG errors when trying $ sudo apt-get upgrade and installing anything at all

I was trying to upgrade Ubuntu and ran into this wall of errors, any idea's? Not a great Linux wizzkid lurk1997@PlexDreamMachine:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for lurk1997: Reading package ...
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I am trying to install R-studio in my ubuntu 23.10..here is the problem I am facing

sayan@sayan-Inspiron-3593:~$ sudo apt -y install r-base [sudo] password for sayan: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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APT Warning: Target Packages Configured Multiple Times

I'm encountering warnings when running sudo apt update on my Ubuntu system. The warnings indicate that certain repository components are configured multiple times in the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu....
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How to install Rancher Desktop on Ubuntu Server 24.04?

I tried to install Rancher Desktop on Ubuntu Server 24.04. This is the official guide: https://docs.rancherdesktop.io/getting-started/installation/#linux I did every setting before installation. But ...
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Errors during updates (key issue)

So I have updated my system and sources list only to get errors during apt update about the keyring. I have attempted to restore the keystores with success excluding one key. Here is a list of the ...
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Getting stuck at kali linux installation.Stuck at Nothing to restart [closed]

I was trying to install kali linux ken to get acces to the grafical interface but i get stuck here. Preparing to unpack .../locales-all_2.38-10_amd64.deb ... Unpacking locales-all (2.38-10) over (2.37-...
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When did `apt` output change to include "Done" after "Building dependency tree"?

Recently, I noticed that there was something different about the output from apt update and apt upgrade. After looking at earlier output, the difference seems to be the addition of ... Done after ...
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E: Malformed entry 1 in sources file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu-esm-apps.sources (Suite) [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 24.04. When I run apt update I get the error: Malformed entry 1 in sources file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntu-esm-apps.sources (Suite) How can I resolve this?
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Manually Building LLVM: libstdc++ version must be atleast 7.4

I am currently trying to install/build LLVM and MLIR on my machine, and have everything set up das suggested by LLVM/MLIR. This is the 'CMake' call I make: cmake -G Ninja ../llvm -...
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Apt focal-update versus focal-security [duplicate]

What is the difference between the "updates" and "security" repos? I'm asking because I want to set up and use unattended-upgrades, which only allow updates from "focal" ...
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SDL2 unmet dependencies on Lubuntu 22.04 [duplicate]

guys im getting this error when trying to install sdl2 or libsdl2-dev on lubuntu 22.04 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done ...
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Installing Stata on Ubuntu 24.04 - required libraries no longer existing

After installing Stata 18 on my fresh LTS Ubuntu I couldn't run it: ./stata: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Turns out ...
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Same package shows 2 different names on terminal and on GNOME's menu

I have recently installed alacarte from the terminal; when I run apt list --installed on the terminal it shows the name is alacarte, but on GNOME's menu it's shown as "Main menu". I have ...
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At boot: "Starting version 249.11-0ubuntu3.12", then hangs

My old Linux box, booting into an Ubuntu partition just says "Loading, please wait ...". then "Starting version 249.11-0ubuntu3.12" and hangs there forever. I was able to start it ...
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apt-get upgrade and apt-get full-upgrade

Hi I administer several kubernetes clusters, 4 total that run on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and am trying to get a patching procedure together. I want to patch each cluster of Ubuntu servers one at a time, two ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: apt_pkg

I am trying to install Python in my EC2 instance using these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deadsnakes/ppa sudo apt update sudo apt install python3.12 However, upon running the first ...
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install packages in ubuntu 24.04 server from list in text file

I recently did a clean install of ubuntu 24.04 server. Previously I had been running ubuntu server 18.04. Before I did the clean install of ubuntu 24.04 I exported the list of packages I had ...
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I can't install Viber, after installing it doesn't open

Selecting previously unselected package viber. (Reading database ... 151326 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack viber.deb ... Unpacking viber (21.8.0.11) ... dpkg: ...
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Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

While upgrading my Ubuntu 22.04 something went wrong on the screen while booting the machine. I tried to update the packages, but I'm still unable to install all the dependencies.
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Errors when trying to install Synology ActiveBackupBusinessAgent

The installation script resulted in: .... * start installing snapshot driver and agent service * snapshot driver has not installed, installing snapshot driver * installing synosnap-0.10.19.deb (...
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Steam failing to install as dependencies wont install themselves (22.04.4 LTS jammy) [duplicate]

Also I am trying to do this on a jail broken switch so that is probably the reason for all the issues. output steam launcher gives: Steam needs to install these additional packages: libc6:arm64 libc6:...
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apt: How to properly `autoremove` redundant, auto-installed dependencies?

I have a Apt configuration file at /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99recommends-and-suggests, containing: APT::Install-Recommends "true"; APT::Install-Suggests "false"; APT::AutoRemove::...
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I can't install steam because o unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I was trying to install steam but it returned me some unmet dependencies and I don't exactly know how to fix it. I am on ubuntu 22.04 Os pacotes a seguir têm dependências desencontradas: apt : ...
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After Installing Python from Source, can I Uninstall the Building Dependencies?

I am working with very constrained embedded hardware where I cannot afford to have many packages installed; however, I need Python3.10, which I built from source (my apt only offers Python3.7). In ...
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Multiple Errors: while using sudo apt update [duplicate]

When I use sudo apt update these what I get as an output, multiple error tried to find answer but couldn't get any as working. Really new in the Linux field if you could help me out it will truly ...
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software-boutique won't start because of a missing dependency, So what does replace software-boutique?

user@computer:~$ software-boutique Traceback (most recent call last): File "/snap/ubuntu-mate-welcome/726/usr/bin/ubuntu-mate-welcome", line 30, in <module> gi.require_version(&...
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How to uninstall application installed without package manager

Look as a preface, I'm new to Linux OS. I've been using ubuntu for a few months and when I first started out I installed vscode. I did this with the windows installer. Wrong but I didn't know at the ...
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identify ppa name to remove?

It seems odd that this is unanswered. When I update, I see: N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com stable ...
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How to make a package become the "deinstall" status in Ubuntu

I'm trying to check if a package is installed or not. Here is a link for finding all packages with "deinstall" status: dpkg --get-selections shows packages marked "deinstall" But I ...
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How to get package version in one command line in bash [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the installed version of systemd in the following command, but it returns all lines contain the keyword "systemd". # dpkg -l | grep " systemd " ii gnome-logs ...
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How Can I install Packages Into a Test Directory?

I want to install a list of packages under a certain directory. I have seen this answer but It doesn't fulfill my needs. What I want to do is the following: Select a folder to include all files ...
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Package manager locked up, can't install or do anything

Alright, I accidently hit ctrl+c while I was updating software... and now it seems as though there's nothing I can do to fix it. No matter what I put in, any option of apt or apt-get, it just denies ...
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Brave web browser: How to remove the 'doesn't support architecture 'i386'' message? [duplicate]

For Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 was installed Brave web browser according with the official instructions indicated at Release Channel Installation - Debian, Ubuntu, Mint. Therefore as follows: sudo apt ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I want to say that I am unable to install or remove any package through sudo apt. Whenever I tried to install or remove any package just like this sudo apt install perl-base it shows an error: Reading ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while i install pip3

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: binutils binutils-common binutils-x86-64-linux-...
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NVIDIA Server Driver metapackage (nvidia-driver-550-server) fix failed (Ubuntu 22.04)

I have a problem with my graphics driver under Ubuntu 22.04 and with the official NVIDIA driver. Due to an error, I have installed the server version. There seems to have been a conflict and I cannot ...
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Apt suggesting auto remove of important packages

This comes up when i try to sudo apt upgrade. The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: atop bmon cabextract ccze dctrl-tools deltarpm dnf-data gir1.2-clutter-1....
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What happened to openresolv on Ubuntu 24.04? "Package 'openresolv' has no installation candidate" What is it's replacement, or how do I get it?

It seems Ubuntu 24.04 Server no longer has the Openresolv package. I need it, or an alternative that does the same thing. I get a "E: Package 'openresolv' has no installation candidate" when ...
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tryed to add repos to my kubuntu and now i get errors when i apt upadate [duplicate]

marko@Xubuntu:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://rs.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu noble InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu noble-security InRelease Hit:3 http://rs.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Can't install Tensorflow in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm trying to install TensorFlow on my Ubuntu system, but I'm encountering some issues. Here's what I've done and the issues I'm facing: 1. sudo apt install python3-tensorflow: This command returns ...
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While give apt update getting this error [duplicate]

Ign:1 https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/20.04/prod focal InRelease Err:2 https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/20.04/prod focal Release Could not handshake: The TLS connection was non-properly ...
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dependency problems when Install Cisco Packet Tracer 822 on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS (Noble Numbat)

I got an Error Message when Install Cisco Packer Tracer 822 on Ubuntu. This the command I run on Terminal : sudo dpkg -i Packet_Tracer822_amd64_signed.deb [sudo] password for abdan-syakuran: ...
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Release notes for Firefox-esr 115.11.0 is still not released by Mozilla. But Apt suggests an upgrade. Is it normal?

I have Ubuntu 22.04 installed along with XFCE. And I have installed firefox-esr via their ppa, in it. Running apt-upgrade today suggested an update for firefox-esr from version 115.10.0 to 115.11.0. ...
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Why are some `Packages` files in APT repositories 0 bytes, and how does APT then choose packages from other release versions?

EDIT - INTRO: I'm asking this question to understand the behavior of APT, which should've have changed much from back then. I'm not trying to install these old packages on my current system. I'm ...
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My apt is broken after I tried to install Postgre SQl, now I am getting errors as listed [duplicate]

Title: Post gre broke my apt-get, getting Error: "Conflicting values set for option Signed-By regarding source" when trying to install packages I am not able to install any packages and I am ...
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error sudo apt update on ubuntu 24.04 noble

i installed ubuntu 24.04 but when i use sudo apt update this error come: kavus@kavus-HP:~$ sudo apt update [sudo] password for kavus: N: Missing Signed-By in the sources.list(5) entry for 'http://...
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