Questions tagged [apt]

For questions about the use, design, function etc. of APT (Advanced Packaging Tool), the standard software package management system for Debian and its derivatives.

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Now that apt-key is deprecated, how do you add an Ubuntu PPA as a Debian APT source?

Background In the past, if you wanted to install software from an Ubuntu PPA in Debian, the approach was to import/trust the developer's GPG key from keyserver.ubuntu.com, then $ sudo apt-key adv --...
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Failed to get file (apt update)

This is the output error everytime i want to update packages: E: Fallo al obtener file:/run/live/medium/dists/rolling/main/binary-amd64/Packages Fichero no encontrado - /run/live/medium/dists/rolling/...
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Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

I have tried (what a fool!) to install a newer version of glibc on Debian Stretch using dpkg and armhf .pkg files. After a candid sudo dpkg -i libc6_2.28-10_armhf.deb sudo dpkg -i libssl1.1_1.1.1d-0+...
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The repository does not have a Release file in newly added repo

I'm trying to build docker container. The core OS inside is Ubuntu. FROM ubuntu@sha256:703218c0465075f4425e58fac086e09e1de5c340b12976ab9eb8ad26615c3715 I want to install some packages from apt....
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Cannot install any package with apt in Fedora

When I try to install any package in Fedora, (for example, sudo apt-get upgrade), I see this error: Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The ...
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Unable to update due to less space on boot

I have some old linux images taking up space in /boot $ dpkg -l | grep linux-image rc linux-image-5.4.0-70-generic 5.4.0-70.78~18.04.1 amd64 Signed ...
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Wrong application name and icon in activities section

I have Intellij Idea installed from snap google chrome browser installed by apt-get install I launch chrome (home key then typing chrome) and when I want to switch between applications (alt + tab) I ...
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apt - Skipping acquisition of `i386` packages

I'm on Debian Bullseye XFCE. Please find the relevant details of my system below: vrgovinda@krishna:~$ uname -a Linux krishna 5.10.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.46-5 (2021-09-23) x86_64 GNU/Linux My ...
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purging `falkon` removes `webhttrack` and `gimp-help-en`. Why?

vrgovinda@krishna:~$ sudo apt purge falkon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are ...
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GUI Bootable USB Creator in Debian Stable

In debian stable, I'm trying to locate a package in the repository that will make a bootable USB from an iso file: apt-cache search 'usb' 'bootable' Output: debootstick - Turn a chroot environment ...
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Can't restore systemd after upgrade from Debian 10 to 11: “undefined symbol: seccomp_api_get”

I upgraded from Debian 10 to 11 one week ago. The recurring error is: symbol lookup error: /lib/systemd/libsystemd-shared-247.so: undefined symbol: seccomp_api_get It caused a kernel panic when ...
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How do I bypass "This operation is not permitted because it will break the system. Abort." on Pop!_OS?

On Pop!_OS, I'm trying to remove an apt package that's marked as "essential". I understand the consequences and know how to make sure I'll still be able to use my system afterward. In ...
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apt upgrade -404 not found on some packages

I want to update an embedded device which is not connected to the internet via a debian repo server hosted by myself. Around 40 out of the 60 updates go through without any problems via apt update/...
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Why does apt say "selecting previously unselected package"?

One of the most recognizable phrases of Debian-based GNU/Linux distributions is: Selecting previously unselected package pkg. It appears in the output of apt install pkg. Why? What is the benefit of ...
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Can not install wine32 on newely updated Debian 11

Recently I updated my device from Debian 10 to Debian 11. After that, I tried to install wine on my machine, but the Terminal raised this error to me: user@machine:~$ sudo apt install wine32 Reading ...
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`sudo apt autoclean` doesn't work; wheras `sudo apt clean` works

I'm on Debian Bullseye Xfce. Please find the relevant details of my system below: vrgovinda@krishna:~$ uname -a Linux krishna 5.10.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.46-5 (2021-09-23) x86_64 GNU/Linux The ...
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Error installing MySql: E: Sub-process / usr / bin / dpkg returned an error code (1)

I can't install MySql. When I install sudo apt install mysql-server, I get an error. In the past I received this error that blocked any type of update for any software, but I solved the problem and ...
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apt broken tor no installation candidate and update does not have a Release file

My apt and package manager is completely broken. Error messages : Package 'package' has no installation candidate Cannot initiate the connection to deb.debian.org:80 (2a04:4e42:62::644). - connect (...
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Installing fetchmail - Not found in current repositories

Background This is probably very basic for someone, but I can not figure this out for the life of me. I wish to simply install fetchmail onto my raspberry pi. Using the command sudo apt-get install ...
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How to continue apt setup in shell if you choose to show the config update diff

I have updated from shell as usual, but during the setup at 90% a package that has update the config file asked me to enter one of the following options Yes(Y) No(N) Show the diff (D) I have entered ...
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Issue with sources, 404 on upgrade

on Debian Bullseye (11) I recently have run into some dead endpoints when I run apt dist-upgrade after an update, see my sources list below. I have tried to resolve with --fix-missing and I have run ...
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Unable to install yum / dnf on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS

I tried the following with root user but unable to install yum on my cloud server. I already read a similar issue here: Installing yum on Ubuntu root@localhost:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...
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Unable to install yum on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS [duplicate]

I tried the following with root user but unable to install yum on my cloud server. root@localhost:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.3 ...
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When does "apt-get install" ask me to confirm whether I want to continue or not (year 2021, Linux Mint 20, based on Ubuntu)?

I've read When does "apt-get install" ask me to confirm whether I want to continue or not? (year 2013): prompt appears when: Extra packages (besides those you asked to install - e.g. ...
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Installing CUDA Toolkit (11.5) on Debian (11)

The instructions to install CUDA Toolkit (11.5) on Debian (11) are nicely organized here: developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads. But I seem to run in a small dependency issue, whether I try the deb (...
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Install Missing man (5) Page for nginx

How can I install the man 5 page for nginx.conf? It seems that this hasn't been made available when I installed the webserver through my package manager apt (apt install nginx-full). Operating System: ...
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Issues installing gdal-bin (libmysqlclient21 dependency) on 20.04.3 (databricks job clusters)

I've had, in the past, gdal utilities installed successfully on a Databricks Cluster running 20.04.3 LTS (focal). $ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa)&...
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Zentyal upgrade hangs on setting up zentyal-network (6.1.1)

I have an older Zentyal installation that hangs on an update. After running apt upgrade it tries to configure zentyal-network. But this hangs infinitely long. After aborting and restarting new upgrade ...
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How to distribute custom library builds with a .deb package?

My company uses a set of internal programs that require custom builds of third-party libraries (like OpenCV). These libraries exist in the Ubuntu repositories, but these existing packages weren't ...
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Is it more safe to manual install a .deb file then installing from test (apt, Debian'ish)

I want to keep my debian system as "stable" as possible, but I need the package virt-top which only exist in test repository I see two options: Adding test to the repository-file and ...
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Why sudo apt install /path/*.deb produces permisson denied whereas sudo dpkg -i /path/*.deb works fine?

I was wondering for a long time why sudo apt fails to install local deb from some folders with error: Failed to fetch a file... Permission denied Recently I've tried sudo dpkg -i same path and it ...
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Apt installs fine whereas directly using dpkg fails

Web search found links of dpkg failing when using apt. This What is the difference between apt-get and dpkg? accepted answer says: apt-get makes use of dpkg to do the actual package installations. I ...
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calling program looks in snap folder

I'm running ubuntu, and have just attempted to install john the ripper: Nicolay@dom:~/Notes/TA/AppliedInfoSec/PassCracking$ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal ...
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Program will not uninstall

I have john the ripper installed on my ubuntu 20.04 machine. Originally, I simply installed it using apt-get. But now I need to remove it from my machine. Currently when I type john I get this: ask@...
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Force apt-get to install later version of nodejs

I am on Debian 11, fully up to date (apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade). I previously installed nodejs version 12.22, since that is what is in the Debian repo, ...
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Error: Unable to retrieve http://repo.mysql.com/apt/debian/dists/buster/InRelease 403 Forbidden [IP: 23.57.81.191 80]

I'm installing mysql-server on my Debian 10, I used the command: wget in the /tmp file, then sudo dpkg command which returned the following response: acelys @ uno-test-temp: / tmp $ sudo dpkg -i ...
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install a specific version of NGinx on debian bullseye

I am building a docker container with the following Dockerfile: FROM debian:bullseye RUN apt -y update && echo 'deb https://nginx.org/packages/debian/ bullseye nginx' >> /etc/apt/sources....
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How would you test available directories that a package manager would install?

I'm trying to make some install scripts for a system that has multiple dependencies, and I've figured out how to do --dry-run with the package manager (Ubuntu, apt in this case) before doing any real ...
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Installing yum on Ubuntu

I am trying to install yum in Ubuntu but have not been able to. Here is the output that I ran into. Is it possible to install it to Ubuntu and how would I be able to do it? 2021-10-17 17:55:17 status ...
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sudo apt-get update Error writing to output file - write (28: No space left on device) [IP:]

I am not a linux admin by no means and I cant seem to figure this one out. So I am ultimately trying to perform an update but running into a "Error writing to output file - write (28: No space ...
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Purged XDG from Raspbian

I accidentally purged XDG from my Raspbian Buster using this command: sudo apt purge -y xdg* I've installed XDG and any other components back few minutes after the deed, and I thought I fixed it but I ...
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'apt upgrade' was interrupted, I did 'apt autoremove' afterwards. System completely ripped out

My system has been experiencing some port 80 & 443 attacks which resulted in heavy network connection instability. Regardless I did apt upgrade followed by apt update to go from Debian 11.0 to 11....
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how to avoid upgrading package from fail apt to work

Environment description os: ubuntu xienal The apt registry is maintained privatly in company Problem description When i added the focal registry to /etc/apt/sources.list and run below command ...
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Not able to install Teams on Ubuntu

When I try to install Teams on my Ubuntu 16 laptop by command sudo apt-get install teams I get the below error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information.....
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Upgrade from ubuntu 16.04

I got access to a computer using Ubuntu 16.04. Since it is out of support, I am in need to upgrade it to, say, 20.x. To do this, I am prompted to execute sudo apt-get update before. But this gives the ...
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How to easily abort unattended-upgrades or configure it so that it gets aborted automatically once apt-get is used to upgrade?

On Debian11/KDE when trying to upgrade packages (and earlier sudo apt-get update as well) it displays the following error message: Cannot get the exclusive lock on the package backend. Please close ...
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Is it possible to supply aptitude with changelogs of non-Debian packages?

When trying to view changelogs of apt packages, aptitude often gives the error Cannot display changelog: Origin of <package> is unknown (maybe not an official Debian package ...). The word "...
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Error when installing Apache2 in Ubuntu

So I am trying to create a LAMP server, I am trying to install Apache2 and it says it is already installed. I have used the command below and the server says is already installed and shows this(...
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Brave browser - sudo apt-get error

I use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Brave browser just uninstalled. I am trying to install some packages using the sudo apt-get install, I had already removed the brave browser but still it is showing up in ...
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Cannot install ghostscript, libgs9 and libpaper1 on Debian Bullseye

My Dockerfile is: FROM python:3.9-slim-bullseye RUN apt-get update && apt-get install \ --no-install-recommends -qq -y \ apt-utils \ poppler-utils \ libjpeg-dev \ ...

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