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spotify installation error

I have tried installing Spotify on linux but getting this error. spotify-client : Depends: libgconf-2-4 but it is not installable Recommends: libavcodec57 but it is not installable or ...
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How to instal yum on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.7 (Santiago)?

I am trying to install some packages using yum but yum is not installed $ yum install There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this problem ...
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a command that display the licensed installed products

I want to document the products on my machines with every machine having its own features, service or products that are installed on it with the specified expiration date of those programs. Is there a ...
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Black screen with cursor after attempting updates RHEL 7.0

I am a building automation software engineer and have been tasked with testing one of our programming tools on a Linux installation. After reading documentation, the program will only run on Red Hat 7....
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Software Center says that an app is installed, but when i check it, there is no trace of the package

New Copy of Ubuntu Eoan, and I go to download a game I like to play in my free time from the software center, OpenArena to be exact. I quickly cancel it because I have to go somewhere and don't want ...
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Building OpenWrt firmware only for WireGuard VPN

I am building firmware for TP-Link WR740N only for WireGuard VPN. What are the minimum packages that I need to have for a VPN to work? I tried to make firmware with this, not including the luci web ...
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What is the difference between `~/.guix-profile` and `~/.config/guix/current`

I have just installed GUIX on top of my Arch Linux, however, I still have difficulties to understand some of the concepts. I understand that a profile is a selection of packages from /gnu/store and ...
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How can I manually download a snap package? For example, with wget?

How can I manually download a snap package? Preferably as a non-root user with wget? For example, the Snapcraft page for Chromium is here: https://snapcraft.io/chromium How can I find the URL(s) ...
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Debian: make the package manager aware of manually installed packages

On my system I have a few programs installed by compiling the source code directly or by some other means which do not use the package manager (for instance, I've installed TeX Live directly from the ...
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how to find news about new, incoming and updated debian packages into debian's project archives

I know that one can use https://ftp-master.debian.org/#dinstall but that requires having a browser and is perhaps inefficient as far as human-readability is concerned. Is there any other way (some ...
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How to install dsniff package on termux?

I was trying to install dsniff package to use dnsspoof. I tried this command: apt-get install dsniff but I got this error: E: Unable to locate package dsniff What am I missing?
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Failed to upgrade PHP 7.1 to PHP 7.3 on Centos 7

I've try to upgrade my php version on Centos 7, but I got this error: also when I try to add --skip-broken it displayed the following message: Packages skipped because of dependency problems: ...
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FreeBSD 12.1 pkg error: no trusted fingerprints

I have just installed FreeBSD 12.1 and want to give it a try. I used qemu. When I types pkg, it started normal bootstrapping. After downloading, it says No trusted fingerprint found matching package'...
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How to install Apache on OmniOS

I am attempting to install Apache on OmniOS. I followed the instructions here: option 2 https://wiki.openindiana.org/oi/3.+Installing+software+and+package+management Ran the command: echo $PATH ...
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How to install Terminator in Rhel8?

I am not able to install Terminator in Rhel 8. I do not want to install it using "snap". The process that used to work in Rhel 7 does not work in Rhel8.
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Dependency problem tkinter

I am trying to install a package, specifically tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7.x86_64.rpm, on Oracle Linux 7. I run into a dependency problem: Error: Package: tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7.x86_64 (/tkinter-2.7.5-86.el7....
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The output of “yum updateinfo” and “yum check-update” is not the same

Why I am getting an empty list when running yum updateinfo: $ yum updateinfo Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ovl Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos.mirror.ate.info * epel: ...
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Enable lua and caps for use with rpm

I wish to install qemu-kvm on my Wind River Linux system, using dnf, however, I run into this error - rpmlib(BuiltInLuaScripts) <= 4.2.2-1 is needed by filesystem-3.10-1.fc30.x86_64 rpmlib(...
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How do I keep the tools that were not installed via Synaptic Package Manager up-to-date?

Example: I use tldr tool and realised that I can't recall the last time I saw it in Update Manager. Turns out I had to run tldr --update command to update it. Made me realise how much software I must ...
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Is there a website that keeps track of which software versions are available in which distributions? [duplicate]

I want to find out and keep track of which package versions I should support when writing software for other people to install and use. There is a website (https://caniuse.com) that helps you find ...
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Install an old version package with a security related update

I am creating some unit tests for my ansible role(OS update) to verify that my os update process has been done successfully. There is a feature to update only security related packages. To test it, I ...
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List security updates using yum Ansible module

I am trying to list the security related updates only, using Ansible's yum module, as follow: - name: check for updates yum yum: list: updates update_cache: true ...
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APT complains of broken/unmet dependencies for my package, but they are available in my repository. How to fix?

I manage an apt repository, for package PACKAGE, which has dependency (DEPENDENCY<<1.2). Both PACKAGE and DEPENDENCY are available in my repository. We just released a version of DEPENDENCY (...
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R packages won't install on conda R environment

I am trying to install an R package to an R environment created through conda on an HPC Server where I am doing some bioinformatics. I tried to run the usual R command (which works and install the ...
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Zypper packages status flag explanation

As I am working on automating the patch process on a Suse machines. I would like to get a clearer image on the packages status lifecycle. First of all, I am trying to list the available patches and ...
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Running Python in Hue Shell

Does anyone know how to troubleshoot the error "No package pip34 available"? I'm just following what my professor did in class. I know the commands are right and that pip34 exists. I'm not sure why I ...
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new kali-themes package pre-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 2

I have a problem with installing kali-themes package on Kali Linux. The error I get is the following: eaving 'diversion of /etc/xdg/xfce4/panel/default.xml to /etc/xdg/xfce4/panel/default.xml....
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What is meant by “Lock packages” and when exactly it is used

I moved to openSUSE recently. In their cheat sheet, there is a section called "Lock packages". Can someone explain for me what they are and when they're used? for example: lock all packages ...
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List files installed by a package on my Linux system (Ubuntu / APT) [duplicate]

When I install a new package in Ubuntu (using APT), like this: sudo apt install binutils it will install me the /usr/bin/nm utility. But it will also install other files in other locations. Is ...
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Work-arounds Installation to other hard drive?

I have a small NVMe card containing the root directory of my arch-linux installation. My goal is to boot up using the NVMe, and more or less, use my big hard drive for everything else. Especially the ...
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debian package cross build error - dpkg-shlibdeps error couldn't find library

I am building a debian installer package on Ubuntu 16.04, to be installed on my Arm64 system, however am having difficulty resolving library dependencies during the build. I run the following debuild ...
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How to Update rename Command

My current rename command version is 0.20 $ rename -V /usr/bin/rename using File::Rename version 0.20 I want to update it to 1.10 or higher. How can I do that?
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Is there a web interface for apt packages without access to a machine running apt?

Note: This is definitely not a duplicate of Is there an online/web interface to search and list apt-get packages and see summaries and recommendations? because this has different constraints. I'm ...
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Debian: LSB package for OpenPrinting driver

I have an old printer which requires the LSB package in order to install the OpenPrinting driver in Debian: Preparation of LSB-compliant distributions However, the current version of Debian no longer ...
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“apt-get upgrade sqlmap” is upgrading all packages instead of just sqlmap. Is this expected behavior?

I issued the following commands, combined with a double-ampersand, i.e "&&". apt-get update && apt-get upgrade sqlmap Apparently all the installed packages are being upgrading. This ...
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libnlopt.so.0 cannot open shared object file

What does this error mean? ImportError: libnlopt.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I tried to run python2 script that required nlopt. nlopt was installed by pip2 ...
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How can i force apt-get or apt to use only https connections

I am running a mongo db docker container on a network using only https. The container uses apt-get for installing packages. Since network allows only https connections,apt-get is not working for me. ...
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Generate log file for my mac(pkg) installer

I have created a package maker and i need to generate log files for my pkg installer at the time of installation. I can see some log files are created in this location /var/log/. But it does not ...
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Centos/RHEL: Determine minimal set of packages to install given dependencies?

Suppose I have a list of packages I want to install: # yum install foo bar baz quux but suppose that baz is a dependency of foo, and quux is a dependency of baz. So, really, all I actually needed ...
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Debian package containing combined systemd service and associated executed binary

I've been following the excellent guides to create debian packages to install an application executable https://wiki.debian.org/Packaging/Intro?action=show&redirect=IntroDebianPackaging and ...
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how to download apt-get update files to use later on with offline machine?

Is there any way to download apt-get update files so that later on I can use apt-get update --no-download option. I have tried -d while updating first but since all packages are already installed and ...
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how to find packages that have a couple of the same dependencies?

my specific need: I'd like to find any debian packages that have both ncurses and portaudio as dependencies (not just among the ones installed on my machine). How could I search for that kind of ...
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Using BLAS in Alpine Linux

I am running Alpine Linux inside Termux using proot. I installed gcc, libc-dev and openblas, and tried to compile a C program requiring cblas.h. But it gives the following error. /usr/lib/gcc/armv6-...
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How can I repair a bad upgrade in Fedora 30

I was upgrading my computer from Fedora 30 to Fedora 31 using $ sudo dnf upgrade --refresh when it hang and rebooted. Since that whenever I call $ sudo dnf upgrade --refresh it gives me this error:...
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Where can I view the history of a Deb package?

Can someone point me at either a utility or web page that lists the history of a particular deb package for a given distro? Example: Package in question: g++-arm-linux-gnueabihf Distro: Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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How to find a package name and version by its library name and version using a shell command?

Is there a command that could give me a package name and version for a library? For example, I want to get mariadb-libs version for libmysqlclient_r.so.16 library that is currently not installed, but ...
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In Debian, is there a list of packages with dead parent project?

I have been looking (in https://db.debian.org/machines.cgi) for a service or list of Debian packages without upstream (parent project). Because I think there are a lot of deb packages which are alive ...
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CentOS 6 replaced with 7 - What should I check to make sure everything I need is on the new server?

I have a CentOS 6 server, and I am going to replace it with a new CentOS 7 server. I want to make sure I have everything I need on the CentOS 7 server that I used to have on the CentOS 6 server. Does ...
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Which package contains libc manpages?

Which package does contain manpages for standard C functions? I have installed glibc and gcc but there are only POSIX manpages. I mean manpages like strlen.
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Using dpkg for package info

I'm trying to use dpkg tool to list which packages are installed on my machine. Using the -l option it reports "un" for some packages which means unknown, "not-installed". Does "not-installed" flag ...