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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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How can I install and uninstall a package's source with apt? Or, when installing a package with apt how can I put its source in /usr/src?

I want to install a certain package. However, I also need to be able to inspect its source code (I need to use the source code as documentation; I have no interest in building the package from its ...
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Best practice for managing packages installed from source

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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Debian package - compile source on destination

Maybe I am missing something. For years I am successfully building debian packages with pre-compiled sources - I think I understood "most" of the concept. But I did not find guidance how to create ...
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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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Cannot install tensorflow using command pip install tensorflow

I am getting following errors: ERROR: Could not install packages due to an EnvironmentError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/tensorflow-2.0.0.dist-info' Consider ...
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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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Packaging Python-Script not working

I'm new to packaging software for Ubuntu (PPA). I tried to package a simple python script: #!/usr/bin/env python print("Hello World") According to the packagin guide the following steps should ...
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Cannot upgrade from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS (boot partition full) [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade my linux server installation from version 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. When I enter the command "do-release-upgrade" I get the following error: root@gitlab:~# do-release-upgrade ...
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DELL OptiPlex 3060 - Create the custom ISO ( Ubuntu Server 18.04 ) using Kickstart withCubic - software dependency error [duplicate]

Cubic with kickstart - successfully build ISO (Ubuntu Server 18.04 for DELL OptiPlex 3060 - TN NIC ) I added the following packages: xinit Ubuntu-desktop [KDE] i386 supporting architecture update ...
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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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Can't install torch in ANACONDA

conda install -c peterjc123 pytorch=0.1.12 while running these command i got an error saying PackagesNotFoundError: The following packages are not available from current channels: pytorch=0.1.12 ...
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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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What does a component or archive “now” mean in the apt Python API?

I have a python script running on Ubuntu. Script gets all installed apt packages with apt_cache = apt.cache.Cache() I want to get repository names of each installed package. While I expect to see ...
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Where can I find old versions of openssh-server (particularly 7.2, before patch)?

I'm trying to demonstrate openssh-server (7.2) DDOS exploit attack. When I did apt-get update or when checked at ubuntu packages both show only the patched versions. I'm not sure where to find the ...
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Root cern root-system on Ubuntu 16.10

The package root-system is available to install by using "apt" for Ubuntu 16.04 http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=root-system&searchon=names&suite=xenial&section=all ...
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How to download and install ffmpeg from Launchpad?

I'm trying to understand how to install the ffmpeg package from Launchpad. The ffmpeg website links to that page when you try to download it for Linux.
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Error while rebuilding tcl 8.5 to disabling threadings

Im on installation of Squert Dashboard for suricata on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS Before install Squert I need to install Sguil (sgweel), sguil need tcl 8.3 (or better) and I found in source the current ...
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Why package installed by compiling its source code does not appear in dpkg -l output? [duplicate]

I'm seeing a potentially problematic issues here when I use the command line: dpkg -l | grep macchanger It would list macchanger and the version with no problems. I recently uninstalled this buggy ...
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How to do an offline installation of packages in ubuntu 12.04 by exporting this folder /var/cache/apt/*

Suppose I'm on a machine with full internet access and do "apt-get update" it then updates the cache /var/cache/apt/* with binary files. Now I do a "apt-get install pkgname" and inside /var/cache/apt/...