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apt-get: Unmet Dependencies and Conflicting (?) Output on Ubuntu 21.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install common-lisp-jupyter on Ubuntu 21.10, but Ubuntu won’t install one of the required libraries, namely zeromq. When I tried to install zeromq using the libczmq-dev package, apt-get ...
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Upgrading to 22.04 from 21.10 created "Tex-common package" not working. File bug report

I was just installing the latest 22.04 upgrade on 21.10. While watching the terminal output something was "not found". Then at the end it said "Tex-Common Package" was not working ...
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Custom --prefix directory when building an Ubuntu package?

I am trying to build nano package in focal fossa: sudo apt-get build-dep nano export CFLAGS=-static export LDFLAGS=-static export CPPFLAGS=-static export CFLAGS_APPEND=-static export LDFLAGS_APPEND=-...
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synaptic seems to have only already installed packages

My synaptic seems to have only already installed packages: Here what I see I have tried to reload the source list as: sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list.save /etc/apt/sources.list I have also tried to go ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu provide the compiled version of emacs .el files

I just noticed that when I start emacs on MATE 20.04, the system packages it loads are source files, not their binaries. I'm curious to know why since, as I understand, the binaries load much faster. ...
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How do I install an ubuntu package from an older release?

I'd like to install libqt5qmlmodels5 from packages.ubuntu.com. The library exists in [universe] for [groovy] [hirsute] [impish]. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS [focal], so apt install doesn't work. Can I ...
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How install winit in Ubuntu 20.04LTS?

Installed the ubuntu 20.04 LTS version but when I attempt to start the gui, no go. error = unable to locate package winit
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Why are build dependencies of a package incomplete?

The build dependencies of rsync are: debhelper-compat (= 13) libacl1-dev libpopt-dev liblz4-dev libxxhash-dev libzstd-dev zlib1g-dev libssl-dev If I install all these packages, I still have no C++ ...
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Download/Export installed Packages on Ubuntu Server (local, without repo) [duplicate]

i'm trying to save the installed Packages on my Ubuntu Server in order to add them to a repository. I can download the installed packages with apt-get download but this will attempt to download the ...
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(Ubuntu 16.04) Where can I find gthread-2.0? [duplicate]

trying to compile qemu-stm32 I get this error message ERROR: glib-2.12 gthread-2.0 is required to compile QEMU but sudo apt-get install gthread-2.0 (or just gthread) resulted in E: Unable to locate ...
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failure installing compiled deb file

I have a Ubuntu server 20.04 LT, for backup we use IBM TSM client. Part of this TSM client installation is component "filepath" for which you get source code, which you have to compile. (...
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Missing package libemu-dev in Ubuntu 20.04

libemu-dev package exists for Ubuntu 18.04 but it seems to be missing for Ubuntu 20.04. Has libemu-dev been discontinued in 20.04 or will it be added in the future? Is there a way I can install ...
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While installing Ubuntu 20.04 some package are being removed..will this cause any problems?

I'm new for ubuntu.. while installing my ubuntu i first some package are installed...and then after some time lot of package being removed automatically.. will it cause any problem in performance?
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how to find the list of binaries/packages a source provides

We can find the source of the package with apt show <package name>, but how do we find the list of all binaries or packages a source provides? For example apt show will give following ...
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Is it possible to reinstall software-manager after uninstalling on ubuntu 18.04? No network connectivity

So I was having wifi problems and decided to fix it and made the blunderous mistake of executing the following commands: sudo apt-get install wicd sudo apt-get purge network-manager and in doing so ...
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Dependency Problem with LightWorks. Package libssl1.0.0 is not available

While installing lightworks using gdeb. It prompted for that the package have unmet dependency libssl1.0.0 So i tried installing libssl1.0.0 using the following command in terminal sudo apt install ...
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Best practice for managing packages installed from source [closed]

What's the best practice for installing/upgrading/uninstalling packages that are compiled from source? How do I keep track of all installed files and upgrade/remove them as necessary without littering ...
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OLD krb5-appl packages

All. Question: Do you know where to find package (or substitute package) on ubuntu 18? below: krb5-clients : Precise (12.04) : Ubuntu krb5-ftpd : Precise (12.04) : Ubuntu krb5-rsh-server : Precise (...
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how to install package from a specific mirror ubuntu

I have a package I want to install (libproxy1-plugin-webkit) however it keeps trying to connect a specific mirror that I can't connect to. I tried adding a few other mirrors that were listed in How ...
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wxPython install dependencies issues

First off, Hey ya'll, I'm new. Thanks for being here. I'm a casual Linux user that picked up Ubuntu as an alternative to Windows 10 while in college learning R. Currently I'm trying to run an OBD-II ...
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Collecting package metadata (current_repodata.json): failed NotWritableError: The current user does not have write permissions to a required path

When i am trying to install any library such as pandas and even when i tried to install clean package using conda install anaconda-clean. it gives an error : Collecting package metadata (...
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Unable to fetch some archives - recently modified ubuntu package sources [duplicate]

I tried to install some package, because I think it does not matter here, let it be: sudo apt-get install libxslt1-dev libxml2-dev but the output I receive is: Err:1 http://pl.archive.ubuntu.com/...
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Install xattr on a Ubuntu 16.04 server?

This may be a bit esoteric, but I love to push hardware and software to its boundaries. I'm sure that this is simple, but is just far enough off of mainstream that I'm not seeing the connecting dots. ...
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Creating a .deb: dpkg-genbuildinfo: .buildinfo is meaningless

So I want to create a .deb file too. I am now blocking at this error: dh_installdeb dpkg-genbuildinfo dpkg-genbuildinfo: error: binary build with no binary artifacts found; .buildinfo is meaningless ...
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Force R to read folders outside of conda environment to install packages

I am using R in RStudio outside of a conda environment (I have miniconda3 installed to operate QIIME2). However, when I try installing R packages, I am always getting errors as R is always looking in ...
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Problem installing R package with lblas and lapack dependencies

I am trying to install the HMSC R package into RStudio Version 1.2.1335 and R version 3.6.1 (2019-07-05) -- "Action of the Toes" on a Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS System The code to install through R ...
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Manually compile and install debugging symbols for the recoll package?

I've got some crash files for recoll from which I would like to extract a symbolic stack trace. Unfortunately, there are no debug symbols available for this package, so my stack traces are mostly ...
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How to create a debian package of a project that is using a common code base?

current project has a source code which is using the common code from the outside of my project, but i want to create the debian pack of my project. i dont know how to resolve the common source code ...
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Is it possible to pin source packages? If so, how?

Given this /etc/apt/sources.list file: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ cosmic main restricted universe multiverse deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ cosmic main restricted ...
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know the library/binary modified as part of new package release

How to know list of files/libraries/binary modified/updated in new release of package.? Ex: i have package apt_1.0.1ubuntu2.19 and i have older version package apt_1.0.1ubuntu2.17. how can i know ...
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Picking linux-4.18.11-surface-linux-surface as source package instead of linux-image-4.18.11-surface-linux-surface

When I run this command: sudo apt source linux-image-$(uname -r) I get this error: Picking linux-4.18.11-surface-linux-surface as source package instead of linux-image-4.18.11-surface-linux-surface E:...
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Installing sfdisk 3.0

I'm trying to install sfdisk 3.0 running a live Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I have run all of this: sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo add-apt-repository restricted sudo add-apt-repository multiverse ...
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Where, and how, do I install multiple packages stored in a local directory? [duplicate]

I've found several posts about mass installing Linux packages with one command here, here, and here. Here's my situation. I'm in a 3rd-world country right now with limited internet access. I want to ...
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How should I upload a package after having used git-ubuntu to prepare it?

I prepared an upload by cloning a git-ubuntu repository and committing some changes locally. As an Ubuntu developer, I have permission to upload to the archive. What do I need to do to upload my ...
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R installation issue

I wanted to install r-base on my computer but it does not work even after sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade. Here is the text I have when I write sudo apt-get install r-base : Lecture des ...
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Trying to install Webmin on Ubuntu 18.04 - missing apt-show-versions [duplicate]

I've tried following the following commands to install Webmin on my home server: sudo apt install python apt-show-versions libapt-pkg-perl libauthen-pam-perl libio-pty-perl libnet-ssleay-perl But it ...
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E: Unable to locate package screen

I am aware that if one googles the error above, then he would get tons of results. However, after trying many of the proposed solutions, and after working on this error for about a week in full-time, ...
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Why is the apt sources different between a minimal and desktop install?

I was banging my head not being able to install mariadb and python3-pip in a minimal install of Ubuntu 18.04. Every web search showed pages with the expected apt install package commands. When I ...
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How to install libxcb-randr 1.12 on Ubuntu 16.04?

Ubuntu 16.04 (16.04.4) ppa contains only 1.11. But for Rust program compilation i need 1.12 version. How to deal with it ? P.s. 17.04 contains xcb v.1.12
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error: checksum failure file: sources/expat-2.1.0.tar.gz

I am try to download RTEMS source builder and build a tool chain following the instruction in this page. The problem that I have seems to be a package download automatically through sourceforge.net: ...
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apt-get with fix broken flag not working for me

You have broken packages installed, fix them before upgrading. I tried to fix the issue with "sudo apt-get -f install" but above error blooms]
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How to compile or install Debian version of Vim on Ubuntu 16.04

I really like the version/set-up of vim that is included with Debian 9 server. This is not the same question as Ubuntu 16.10 repository providing vim 8. I am not asking about how to get Vim 8 on ...
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i2p : Depends: libjbigi-jni but it is not installable [duplicate]

I am trying to install i2p on my ARM-based board with Ubuntu-server 16.04(3.4.113-sun8i #16 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jun 13 14:15:57 CEST 2017 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux). But it says: Building dependency ...
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What is "Automatic Source" in depcache.cc in the source code package of apt?

when browsing source code for apt package manager, I wanted to find out the inner logic of pkgDepCache::Policy::GetCandidateVer function. pkgCache::VerIterator pkgDepCache::Policy::GetCandidateVer(...
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What can I do when Launchpad shows a wrong upstream connection?

I noticed that the file source package in Ubuntu on Launchpad is connected to the wrong upstream project. This obviously can't be fixed from Ask Ubuntu, but I am hoping someone can tell me what I can ...
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Installing previous version of tar package

My current version of tar is p@p-ubuntu:~/ba/tar-1.25$ sudo apt-cache showpkg tar Package: tar Versions: 1.27.1-1ubuntu0.1 (/var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty-...
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Install id3_tag in PHP Ubuntu

How can I Install and configure id3_tag package installed from PECL? I already have the package but I don't know how to configure it and where to put it in the file system.
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Unable to install any packages on Ubuntu xenial 16.04

I am trying to install apache2 on Ubuntu xenial 16.04 VM. I have added the proxies in /etc/apt/apt.conf and /etc/environment. The install fails ...
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problem are coming

$ apt-get -f install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following ...
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Ubuntu packages release and update dates

I am creating a list of packages installed in my Ubuntu 16.04 system and I need release dates for each package(if updated I need release date of the update, too) However I couldn't find that ...
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