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APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) is the standard software package management system for Debian and its derivatives.

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Install virtual package of specified version

There is a VCS repo that has 2 branches - master and release. There are also 2 Debian packages that are built from these branches - let's say foo for the release branch and foo-master for the master ...
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Error apt-get update on Kali Linux System [duplicate]

I am trying to update the system, but the following error appears, what should I do? apt-get update Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Err:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/...
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What does cache=yes mean in apt: update_cache=yes in Ansible?

I know that apt update updates existing package-indexes on a supporting distro but not upgrading installed-packages (utilities) that were being installed based on these package-indexes (as apt upgrade ...
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debian unstable and apt upgrade policies with installed experimental packages

I'm running debian/unstable, in order to build some package I had to upgrade some other package from experimental (namely nvidia drivers version 396 and cuda to build ffmpeg with cuda support). ...
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How to fully upgrade Debian from command line (including release_version)?

I desire to totally upgrade everything in Debian:Stable including the release version, to the newest stable release available: Packages update Packages upgrade D:S minor_version D:S major_version D:S ...
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“apt update” error on GPG signatures for archive.canonical.com repository

Background I'm running a Dell XPS with Ubuntu LTS 18.01 (Bionic) Objective Run sudo apt update to update my packages Problem I get the following error: ... Ign:12 http://archive.canonical.com ...
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Command to install works in ubuntu 18.04 but not 14.04

I am trying to install some software in an old version of Linux (the updated software for 18.04 is unstable, the older version seems to be better). However, the code I used way back to install the ...
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apt update gets stuck on Debian [closed]

I run Linux debs 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u4 (2018-08-21) x86_64 GNU/Linux. sudo apt update fails with: Get:26 http://debian.volia.net/debian stretch/main i386 Packages [7,069 kB]......
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How to install dev version of network-manager on Debian? [closed]

How do I install a newer, dev version of the network-manager version on Debian derived systems? It seems to I have to buy the "kitchen sink" of all unstable packages to get just one. I'm specifically ...
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KDE on LTS 18.04 - Cannot Upgrade or 'sudo apt --fix-broken install'

https://askubuntu.com/questions/176121/dpkg-error-trying-to-overwrite-file-which-is-also-in https://askubuntu.com/questions/1067430/apt-fix-broken-install-does-not-work-package-manager-broken-after-...
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Is there a more lightweight solution to read/write MP3 with Linux+Python?

This works very well to export a WAV to MP3: from pydub import AudioSegment song = AudioSegment.from_wav("test.wav") song.export("test.mp3", format="mp3", bitrate="256k") but it requires to install ...
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Dependency error installing fontconfig-dbgsym under Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install fontconfig-dbgsym under Ubuntu 18.04 inside Docker, running on Docker for Mac. I use the following Dockerfile: FROM ubuntu:18.04 ENV DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive RUN apt-get ...
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Why I'm unable to install a package with apt

On Debian 9 I want to install the package libicu57 (repository), but for some reason I can't: $ sudo apt install libicu57 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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32 bit aplications aren't installing properly on 64-bit

Ok, so I have been trying to get this to work for a while and i don't know exactly what is going on so I will just show what happens: aptitude install wine32 Note: selecting "wine32:i386" instead of ...
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Failed apt-get install

I tried to install a package with sudo apt-get install [package] but it froze during installation. I used sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq PACKAGE but now, when I want to install something ...
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How to install specific version of debian linux package CUPS?

I'm trying to install specific version ( 2.2.1-8+deb9u2 ) of CUPS package in debian:stretch-slim linux. But it is giving me the following error. $apt install -y cups=2.2.1-8+deb9u2 Reading package ...
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Why did I not install the package version that I expected?

I was looking at Python2.7 for debian jessie since my goal was to downgrade Python 2.7.13 to 2.7.10 or lower (running on OSMC which is now on stretch). From its name it looked like that package was ...
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Can't install Qemu on Debian 9

I am trying to install qemu on my debian/stretch machine, but when I run sudo apt install qemu, I get the following message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: qemu : Depends: qemu-...
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How can I list installed packages on a Debian based system that are NOT part of the base distribution [duplicate]

I have a Raspbian system which I need to list all the packages that have been installed since the machine was setup. Obviously I can show what now is installed, but I'd like just a list of the ...
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Having a hard time understanding package-manager repositories? [duplicate]

I'm currently starting to play around in the Terminal (MacOS), and learning to get the most out of it. I knew Homebrew was a very populair alternative package-manager on MacOS, so I decided to look ...
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Contents of apt file revert at boot

I'm having a headless debian Raspberry PI which runs an Owncloud server. The apt owncloud installation files used to be located here: http://download.owncloud.org/download/repositories/stable/...
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Issues with apt and aptitude on debian jessie (chroot environment)

i have a chroot debian os running on my rooted android phone, i recently tried installing InstaPy on it and ran into the following errors root@localhost:/# cd InstaPy root@localhost:/InstaPy# python3 ...
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Apt: install packages to a different location

Problem: I have a Lubuntu persistent USB install. I started using it due to problems with my hard drive (Samsung 850 Evo) which used to have Ubuntu installed. My computer (MacBook Pro 9,2) had OSX ...
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Installing libdb4.8-dev and libd4.8++-dev on Debian Stretch

trying to install libdb4.8-dev and libdb4.8++-dev on Debian 9. They are not in the stable repositories nor the oldstable repo. Does anyone know where I can find them?
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APT version conflicts across different architectures even with Multi-Arch: same?

With Raspbian and a 64-bit kernel, I am fetching packages from the following sources: deb [arch=armhf] http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ stretch main contrib non-free rpi deb http://deb....
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Recovering from dpkg crash

I had a bad crash (power outage while running apt upgrade) that left my system (a VirtualBox VM running Linux Mint.19, actually; host is an up-to-date Debian Sid, if it matters) in a very strange ...
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Installing libdvbv5-dev - config.h missing

I am trying to use the dvbv5 library from libdvbv5-dev. I installed it using "sudo apt install libdvbv5-dev". However when I try to compile a program using that library, I get "config.h: No such ...
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APT Pinning dependencies resolution

I'm trying to master how APT pinning works under Debian, but I'm having a hard time grasping how it resolves priorities. I have a source.list file that has the following entries in this exact order: ...
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Installing tarball without Make?

I don't have internet access on my new Xenial VM, but I do have SFTP to a server which does. The issue is I need to install some packages. Getting them is fine, I just download them to my internet-...
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Why do I need to restart OS after some package upgrade? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu, when running sudo apt update; sudo apt upgrade, why sometimes it asks me to restart my OS and sometimes not? What do the packages that have that restart requirement have in common? Is it ...
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I am unable to start my Kali Linux [duplicate]

I did 'apt-get dist upgrade' and upgraded it. It was done 100% but it asked me to open the upgraded packages so I did yes and I went out for a work for 1 hour. But after I came I saw that my pc was on ...
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What PPA is tensorflow-cuda-latest under?

Pop!_OS advertises that they can install tensorflow onto any system using one command; sudo apt install tensorflow-cuda-latest. I've had to install software from other repositories before. I did it ...
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Dpkg/apt problem with pyhon/ansible [closed]

i installed a kernel:apt install linux-image-4.18.0-0.bpo.1-amd64, after I used apt autoremove. It has removed some python packages that i don' t remember, after I ran into some problems. Settings ...
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Debian/Ubuntu: Differences between apt-file find/search

Is there a practical difference between these two commands? /home/pkaramol/Desktop $ sudo apt-file search logrotate.conf logrotate: /etc/logrotate.conf logrotate: /usr/share/man/man5/logrotate.conf.5....
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Is there any disadvantage of making software update and upgrade automatic? [closed]

On Lubuntu 18.04, Software Updater notifies me there is update available from time to time. If I happen to have the time to, I will manually run sudo apt update; sudo apt upgrade. I am thinking about ...
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why is yum's tab completion slow while apt-get's tab completion is fast?

Why is yum's tab completion slow while apt-get's tab completion is fast? I'm not sure but I believe that this may have to do with the fact that for autocomplete yum looks over the internet and apt-get ...
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omitting icon files from downloading updates of Debian 9.5 amd64 package lists?

situation when I am updating Debian 9.5 amd64 (stable, backports, test, unstable) package lists using APT or APTITUDE, the download size of the update is, as of writing this post, cca 60 MB with half ...
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Debian: Remove redundant package terminology

When I install a LAMP server environment on Debians I use this code: apt-get upgrade lamp-server^ php-cli php-curl php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-gd python-certbot-apache -y If I add more php-X ...
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Partially use the -y argument when installing things in Debian in one line

I have a long apt-get install sequence and for most software packages I need the -y argument. I could do the following in two lines: apt-get upgrade unattended-upgrades sshguard curl wget git ...
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apt-get ignores --assume-no

I want to upgrade the package base-files without overwriting /etc/issue. So I used --assume-no to disable the modification of config-files, but this is ignored and apt-get asked for input while ...
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Virtualbox unable to install

The problem: Unable to install virtual box. I tried to install it using the following command: sudo apt install virtualbox Here is the outcome sudo: /etc/sudoers.d/README is world writable Reading ...
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Where to find driver for AMD/ATI Firepro V3800 card for Debian stretch or buster

I want to install Debian Buster or as a second choice Debian Stretch with Cinnamon desktop on a HP Z200 with the manufacturer installed AMD/ATI Firepro V3800 card. So far attempts result in a ...
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apt-get Post-hook for specific package

So I found a clever way to get Firefox to look at the system CA certificates. This involves replacing /usr/lib/firefox/libnssckbi.so with a symbolic link to /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/pkcs11/p11-kit-...
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Check list of Package names for valid names

I have a relatively grown bash install script I use to install my standard software on fresh debian installations. It mainly consists of apt-get install -f -y lines. I started it in Debain 8 and ...
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Is there a way to automatically update nginx sources on debian stable?

On my server I want to run nginx and brotli. According to https://github.com/google/ngx_brotli I am supposed to compile nginx with the brotli module. I could do that but then I have a problem when ...
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Upgrade from openjdk-7 to openjdk-8 on debian

I have the following Java-related packages installed on my Debian 8 machine # sudo dpkg -l | grep -i java ii ca-certificates-java 20140324 all Common CA ...
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APT source.list issue

I'm working on a Debian 6.0 server where I think the repo was wrong on the server. deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ stable main deb-src http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ stable main I compared a ...
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Apt returns: ``relocation error`` [duplicate]

When running apt-get (or aptitude) I get following error apt-get: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-private.so.0.0: symbol ...
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Is there some searching order between the added repositories?

If an application is available in multiple repositories added in either /etc/apt/sources.list or /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ or any other way, how does sudo apt install determine which repository to use? ...
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How can I find out which repository a given installed program was installed from?

apt can automatically check if an installed program has update in the repository from which it was installed. How can I find out which repository a given installed program was installed from? Thanks....