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.desktop arduino file killed system

any idea on what happened? i went here https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software downloaded the 64 bit for my os (running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS). and then I chmod +x the ./install.sh (not sure if ...
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How to install ANT 1.9.6?

I want to install ANT from downloaded zip: apache-ant-1.9.6-bin.zip. How to do it ?
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warnings on update local repository

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Beta amd64 (20150805)/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update ...
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How to create package including source codes, which compile during installation

Is it possible to create a deb package for Ubuntu, which contains source codes and automatically compiles them into executable during its installation? I haven't found any tutorials for this, only ...
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Install lemonbar from source

I'm having difficulty installing lemonbar package. Once I've extracted the archive, how do I compile? I'm a bit new so I only know the ./configure, make, sudo make install thing.
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Is there any software like Windows Device Manager in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to View/Install/Uninstall the System's Default Packages separately like Device Manager in Windows. I wanna list the Systems's Default Packages too. Is there anything available regarding to ...
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what-source (part of what-utils) returns package name two times

On my Ubuntu 14.04.2, what-source returns two times the package name for some packages, e.g. ~$ what-source openssl openssl openssl or ~$ what-source firefox firefox firefox Is this normal ...
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How to add the source packages on launchpad to my PPA?

I have a working project on launchpad, with generation of packages for three version of Ubuntu distribution and all is fine there. However, I cannot find the option to tell launchpad to put the source ...
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Does packages.ubuntu.com provide a search API?

The Debian package directory provides a simple API to search for package releases. For instance this query results can be accessed as JSON at https://sources.debian.net/api/src/libtry-tiny-perl/. Is ...
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How can I know which options have been passed to ./configure while compiling / building a Debian package?

To close voters: This question is different from the question linked, because its scope is to find the options passed to ./configure during the building of a generic Debian package, not only to find ...
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Juju charm, what to do when you can't reach archive.ubuntu.com?

I'm writing a Juju Charm for StrongSwan to auto-configure a VPN server. One of the things I noticed with the CharmHelpers code is that the apt_update() function only checks for DPKG lock. I want to ...
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What are the implications of compiling packages from source?

What are the implications of compiling packages from source? For example, what if doing sudo apt-get upgrade upgrades a dependency of the manually-installed package? How would using a package from the ...
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add 14.04 ppa in 12.04 source.list and install package messed up the WHOLE system

I was adding trusty(14.04) ppa to my 12.04 in order to install python3-progressbar. after successfully installed the python3-progressbar. I use apt-get install synaptic to install synaptic package. (...
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failed to download package sources

I am trying to download package sources for all the installed packages in 14.04.2 release version. I tried the method described here ... How to download the source packages for all installed packages?...
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How to install standalone LINE or LINE plugin for Pidgin in Kubuntu 14.04?

I want to use LINE in my Kubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately LINE has no official release for Linux. I found some unconfirmed sources of installing LINE in Linux. I tried LINE with Wine, but it did not work ...
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Single list item stopping package manager [duplicate]

Full error log: starts here: E:Unable to parse package file /var/lib/apt/lists/ubuntu.c3sl.ufpr.br_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-pt%%5fBR (1), The item above is from universe and ...
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Error While Running W3af

Hey Every0ne <<< Got A problem And i Hope You Help Me With :( ! When i Just Trying To run W3af GUI Or The Console , i Got This :- Hash of the package https://pypi.python.org/packages/...
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I need help compiling evince from source package on Ubuntu 14.10

After obtaining build-dependencies and source code for Evince document viewer through sudo apt-get build-dep evince apt-get source evince on ubuntu 14.10, I run configure script and got the ...
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How I set any distribution for Debian package?

When I try to make a Debian source package for Launchpad, in /debian/changelog file, I must set a distribution like this: package-name (1.0-1) trusty; urgency=low ... Now, I want to release my ...
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What's the official method for checking integrity of a source package?

I want to add a feature to pam, and I figured a good starting point was to download the libpam-modules source. On download, I notice this warning: gpgv: Can't check signature: public key not found ...
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how to know which version of the compiler used to install a program from source among all versions of the that compiler

I installed a program via source code . To do that I downloaded a gcc and g++ appropriate for that. I use this command in order to install that $ export CC=gcc-?? CXX=g++-?? && ./install ??...
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What is ABecho command line in Teamviewer Package

I convert a debian package to tgz package using alien -t . Then , i browse this new package to inspect some scripts : One of script includes this code: ABecho "teamviewer" "run teamviewer ...
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There are no repos [closed]

I have PC Engines Apu . I wanted to install Linux to Apu over PXE. I m trying to install this on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS #yum install tftp-server syslinux httpd dhcpd There ...
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How to skip installation of a debian package if a file exist in the system?

I'm interesting in avoiding the installation of the content of a debian package when a file is present in the system, eg. /usr/local/bin/token. I'd like than the debian package will look for the ...
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deb package building

While trying to build a package, I gave the following command in terminal: cd Downloads/src/ cd unity-5.10.0/ dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -uc -b Then it gives the output: dpkg-buildpackage: export ...
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How do you force apt-get source to get the package you ask for

$ apt-get source libtiff4 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Picking 'tiff3' as source package instead of 'libtiff4' E: Unable to find a ...
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Where in the debian source package do I specifiy where the program should be installed?

Currently my program installs to /usr/bin or whatever and I need to change it to /opt/appname. Where do I specify that in the debian source package? Rasmus
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Trouble downloading packages

When I try to download any of the following package, it shows error. sudo apt-get install libelf-dev sudo apt-get install tcl-dev sudo apt-get install tk-dev Reading package lists... Building ...
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Where do I find VLC's source code? [duplicate]

I have installed VLC 2.0.8 TwoFlower and I was wondering where I can find VLC's source code. I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I don't plan to do anything with the code, I just want to have a look at it.
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How do I extract the package version from debian/changelog?

What's the most robust way to parse a source package's debian/changelog file (or debian/control?) to get the package's version number? Something like: pkgver=$(dpkg-parsechangelog | magic_goes_here) ...
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How do I prevent apt-get from upgrading packages built from source with apt pinning? [duplicate]

I have a package installed (xcp-xapi) which is prone to a bug. The fix is very simple (only a couple of lines in the code) so what I do is the following: apt-get source xcp-xapi Then I find the ...
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Huawei Linux driver on Ubuntu 13.04

installing the driver for the Huawei Vodafone K3772 key in Ubu 13.04 I get the following error: "make: *** [install] Errore 2 Install NDIS driver failed. The compiling environment is not all ready. ...
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What to do if 'sudo make install' does not work for tar.gz files?

I downloaded the galaxium chat client tar.gz package from google code repositories. But, I am not able to install it with normal sudo make install command as described in the instructions, it gives ...
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Source package: precise build dependencies policy for Software Centre

I was seeking for a detailed specification of what's allowed as build dependencies for sources packages to be published in the Software Centre. I found Ubuntu Policy Manual — Chapter 4 - Source ...
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Add custom steps to source package's debian/package.postinst?

I have a package that incorporates an auto-generated debian/package.postinst.debhelper file into the generated binary. When I put my own code into a file at debian/package.postinst, the auto-generated ...
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anyone know how to reset source.list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I restore the default repositories? is there anyway to reset my source.list ? i try to follow the trick for this forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1219528 ...
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How to search for source packages?

I can use aptitude to search for packages using a search term. For example, to search for all packages whose name begins with Foo: $ aptitude search Foo* However, this listing does not include ...
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Added key, but dget still shows “gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found”

Trying to download Django source package using dget and the .dsc file from here. Then dget fails to verify the source, because it is missing a public key. $ dget https://launchpad.net/ubuntu... [...]...