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

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Extra Junk at the end of [99synaptic] file

When I try to launch synaptic I get this error: E: Syntax error /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99synaptic:1: Extra junk at end of file" I found out that semicolons could be missed in that file, but when try to ...
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How do I install the syslinux package on Debian Stretch?

I've installed Raspbian Stretch and run the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade When I try installing syslinux I get this: $ sudo apt-get install syslinux -y Reading package lists......
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Verify repository integrity - reprepro

I have a local repository that I made using reprepro. However, a back up utility recently messed with this repo without me realizing it. Is there a way I can check this repository with reprepro or ...
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Finding the package which provides a given command

If the package command-not-found is installed and a user tries to run a command which is not present on the system, a suggestion is printed with the name of the package which provides the executable. ...
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Why don't APT connect to HTTP proxy using HTTP `CONNECT`?

Why don't APT connect to HTTP proxy using HTTP CONNECT? I want to use APT with an HTTP proxy, so I've exported the http_proxy variable with the address of my server http://10.10.10.10. Now, my ...
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Installing XFree86 on imx6 Debian Board

I should install XFree86 on my Debian running imx6 arm board, But it says it has no installation candidate. I have already tried apt installing it. debian@sr-imx6:~$ sudo apt-get install xserver-...
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Adding PPA on Ubuntu Bionic defaults to Eoan Repository

I am working on basing a new OS off of Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic, and in order to properly have the OS be recognized as a new distribution, I had to change /etc/lsb-release. In order to have it use PPAs, I ...
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GPG Error on Private Repo

I am using a private repo on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything works as expected. While trying to build an Image based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS I am getting this error: W: GPG error: s3://my-repo-path stable ...
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i delete all files in /etc/apt

i do mistake and delete all files in /etc/apt and so i can't use 'apt-get' and can't install any thing with command line. i can't use 'sudo apt-get upgrade' and another codes that beginning with apt ...
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How to get list packages installed in debian instance as an offline install for another machine

I have put together a debian instance with apt as the package manager that has many packages installed. I would like to install these same packages on another system that does not have an internet ...
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Kali Linux, installing apps in terminal fails

When I try to install software, the response in the terminal is: E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (URL parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. E: Could not get ...
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Cancel failing apt-get upgrade

Following my Debian upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie, I wanted to upgrade to Buster while I'm at it. I have updated my sources.list file to use "buster": cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ftp.fr....
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Upgrade Debian Wheezy through SSH crashes

I'm using a cheap VM that's getting pretty old. So old that recently, apt-get update && apt-get upgrade returned errors, because wheezy packages were removed from the mirrors. So I decided to ...
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Debian 7 end-of-life I can't install anything

I've a vps with debian 7 (wheezy) and I can't install any package from its repositories. I had never used an end-of-life distribution before and I'm wondering if I can change the official repositories ...
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Docker file with apt package

I have below two commands using apk apk add --no-cache curl && \ curl -sSLO https://github.com/awslabs/aws-sam-local/releases/download/v${VERSION}/sam_${VERSION}_linux_386.tar.gz &&...
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Debian testing - upgrade “Buster” to “Bullseye” version, no server for security.debian.org

I tried to upgrade my Debian System using apt, the repository is set to "testing" so I expected it to change to the next version "Bullseye" from "Buster" automatically but since "Buster" moved on I ...
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Cannot update APT list: “repository no longer has a Release file”

I cannot run apt-get update as I encounter the following error: # apt-get update Hit:1 http://ftp.br.debian.org/debian testing InRelease Ign:2 http://security.debian.org/debian-security testing/...
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Why does `deborphan` list `cgroup-bin`?

Here's what I observe on my Debian Stretch : $ deborphan cgroup-bin Based on the man page, this means no other package depends on cgroup-bin. Let's check this : $ apt-cache rdepends cgroup-bin ...
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How to avoid prompts with install linux-image-extra-virtual

When trying to install linux-image-extra-virtual I get the usual prompt about /boot/grub/menu.lst being modified: What would you like to do about it ? Your options are: install the package ...
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The repository 'https://download.docker.com/linux/debian stretch Release' does no longer have a Release file

I've installed Docker for Debian following the official installation instructions. My /etc/apt/sources.list now contain this line: deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/debian stretch ...
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Can't install anything on Linux Mint

I wanted to install gparted on Linux Mint with sudo apt-get install gparted. But it didn't work. It had shown me the same message before when I wanted to install other packages. When I try to install ...
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Does the output from 'apt list --installed' equals to the glibc (GNU C Library)?

Does the output from 'apt list --installed' shows the list of glibc's 2000 subroutines which subroutines actually are also ... libraries? May be something like sublibraries? Or C-funtions?
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libSDL not recognized in installer

I'm trying to install Rejoystick for my system (Latest version of GalliumOS), and when I run ./configure (What README says to do) it spits out the error that I don't have libSDL. But running sudo ...
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apt install older version of gcc (not working)

i want to install a previous version of gcc (7.3.0). Currently, i have installed gcc in version 7.4.0. I uninstalled gcc with sudo apt-get remove gcc; sudo apt-get autoremove and tried to install the ...
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i dont have Ettercap conf file when reinstall Ettercap

I don't have ettercap files, they don't generate when installing ettercap. I tried with apt-get install ettercap-graphical aptitude ettercap-graphical but it didn't generate ettercap files. ...
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How do I install the wimtools package on Debian Jessie?

I've installed a fresh install of Raspbian Jessie and run the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then trying to install wimtools I get this error. $ sudo apt-get install wimtools ...
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Repositories in Linux, and how they work

I'm not so new to Linux, I have a good basic usage of it, and I want to go deeper: my topic of choice are repositories. I know I have to add them in case I want to install some software. I know they ...
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unable to connect to debian repos

I have been getting the following from the last couple of days - $ sudo apt update Hit:1 https://packages.riot.im/debian buster InRelease ...
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Safe to use this repository in a production environment?

I need to know if it would be safe to add this repository to a server in production? deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free testing is in the location.. so I'm not sure if ...
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Package listing problems for ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

apt list --installed will only show Listing... Done. I tried listing it out as a text but it only gives me a blank page. [ I tried using dpkg --list |grep '^i', and all i get is another nothing.
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apt-get update and sudo apt-get update problem for ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

When I use apt-get update it only updates one package and it even has "the permission of the setuid helper is not correct problem". I try doing the apt-get upgrade command and it has nothing to ...
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Problem with gpg and apt-get update - missing keys?

I do not know how, but I managed to mess up apt-get. Executing sudo su apt-get update I get errors like the following W: http://security.debian.org/dists/stretch/updates/InRelease: The key(s) in ...
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How will I list the packages that are installed in my Ubuntu 18.04, when apt list --installed is not showing anything?

No matter how many times I tried the command apt list --installed it will only show "Listing... Done". I even tried saving it as a text but still it didn't give me anything. Trying this command still ...
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Can't install rust-doc on Debian Stretch

I'm running Debian Stretch. According to the Debian website, I should be able to install the package rust-doc, yet I can't: wizzwizz4@myLaptop:~$ sudo apt install rust-doc Reading package lists... ...
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E: Package 'software-center' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

I have installed kali linux 2019.2. I have tried installing software center using apt-get install software-center But it ends in following issue After googleing many things i found ...
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Installing amdgpu-pro on Ubuntu 18.10 has broken apt E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I tried following this guide to install the amdgpu-pro drivers on Ubuntu 18.10 however the install failed saying the drivers are for 18.04 only. https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-amd-radeon-...
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Unable to locate package python-pip

I am running Debian 9 and I want to install python pip but there is an error: E: Unable to locate package python-pip I've tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get python-pip, but I am still ...
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Low disk space on “Filesystem root” 0 bytes disk remaining

I am struggling against disk space, regarding root location. Seems like I have reach 100% usage, and cannot find a way to regain space. I have used apg-get autoremove, apt-get clean, removed old ...
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apt-get error while loading shared libraries libzstd.so.1 cannot open shared object file no such file or directory

I was trying to upgrade a system but I was getting a, You don't have enough free space in /var/cache/apt/archives/. I tried to apt-get autoremove, apt-get clean and still nothing. There is no ...
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How can I fix “sh: apt-get command not found”?

I just succeded to run pulpino on Zedboard FPGA and I managed to boot an OS on it. But, the problem that there no apt-get command. I checked the following: $ uname -a Linux buildroot 3.18.0-xilinx #1 ...
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Error while doing apt-get upgrade or while installing something with apt-get

I am experiencing an error while I try to install or upgrade anything in a Debian 9.0 server. That is what the terminal returns to me. root@engelmar:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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How can I use apt instead of pkcon in KDE neon?

When I run apt upgrade I get the following message from KDE neon: On KDE neon you should use `pkcon update` to install updates. If you absolutely must use apt you do have to use dist-upgrade or full-...
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“apt-get dist-upgrade” reports error “depmod: ERROR: Bad version passed uname” and various warnings

Running # apt-get dist-upgrade produced the following warnings/errors: WARNING: missing /lib/modules/uname depmod: ERROR: Bad version passed uname (2 times) dpkg: warning: version 'uname' has bad ...
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unattended-upgrades ignores priorities

I seems that unattended-upgrades do not follow the priorities sett up in /etc/apt/preferences. I am maintaining a Debian file server where unattended-upgrades are set up. The version of rclone from ...
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Installing a .deb package locally

On a Debian system how can I extract and install a .deb package located in one folder and its dependencies located in a "pool" of other folders, using apt, dpkg and Synaptic respectively? Edit: I ...
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How to translate APT-Get install packages to YUM [closed]

I have a Raspberry PI, which I am required to use CentOS 7. I am also trying to use the papirus eInk display (https://github.com/PiSupply/PaPiRus) The drivers and dependencies installation ...
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Debian: The following packages have been kept back… odbcinst AND odbcinst1debian2

PROBLEM: I've had these two packages held back for weeks now and I can't get rid of them, The following packages have been kept back: odbcinst odbcinst1debian2 look here: [10:53:34][kristjan] ~ ...
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Ufw conficting with init systemd-sysv during install [closed]

I installed kali on my computer, but then I tried making it into a server, so I installed PHP, MySQL and apache2. I did some research and it told me to install UFW so I typed in the terminal: sudo ...
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How can I use checkinstall to replace multiple packages?

I'm building my own ffmpeg package using checkinstall, with all of the various ffmpeg libraries included. In the Ubuntu package repos these ffmpeg libraries are broken up into many separate packages. ...
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How to prevent to install newer kernel when removing one?

On Ubuntu, I've got some trouble with one new kernel (4.18.0-20) so I rebooted on one older one (4.18.0-15). Now I want to uninstall the new kernel to prevent any confusion, but doing this, apt to ...