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Questions tagged [package-management]

tools for installing and maintaining software packages

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Install a package manually -Debian [on hold]

I am working on a customized Linux Debian (Debian 4.9.2-10) server. I would like to install crontab, which is not installed in the system neither its letting me configure it using the apt or dpkg ...
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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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Install python on an embedded device

I'm working on an embedded device already customized. Here some details: # uname -a Linux DX-4400 3.10.31-ltsi-05172-g28bac3e-dirty #12 SMP Tue Jan 23 17:14:13 EST 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux I have root ...
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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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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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Install ScicosLab Scientific Linux

I am trying to install ScicosLab on Scientific Linux 7 and have run into package dependency issues. I am moderately skilled with Ubuntu but have no experience with Scientific Linux or anything like it....
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Remove the Remainders

Recently I installed wine, directly from the package manager (pamac). After uninstalling it again (via pamac, as well) there still remained its installation folder, with a size of 680 MB: As you can ...
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yum install dependency problem

I want install ansible on server without internet and I have this error : Error: Package: 1:openssl-devel-1.0.1e-60.el7.x86_64 (@local-repo) Requires: openssl-libs(x86-64) = 1:1.0.1e-60....
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What makes “debuild -S” fail with “command not found” when “dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -d -us -uc -S” succeeds?

Consider the following script: #!/usr/bin/env bash set -ex wget -N http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/o/ocaml-re/ocaml-re_1.7.3-2.dsc wget -N http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/...
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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....
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How query custom installed rpm package

How query custom installed rpm package Generally if i need to query rpm based package I use following commands rpm -qi package rpm -ql package # to get installed binaries of package rpm -qf ...
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Download all RPM packages from CentOS repo?

I have a server that should contain all the RPM packages downloaded from CentOS repository so that I can reach that server from another server which hasn't got internet access and get the up to date ...
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Differentiated chart of Red Hat and Debian package names [duplicate]

I'm not sure why package maintainer would choose a different name for each distribution for their application. Our life would be much better if we have the flexibility to use the same package name ...
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Uninstall old kernel Fedora 28 Workstation

I have the below kernels installed on my machine: [rajiviyer@rajiv-pc dnf]$ sudo dnf list installed kernel Installed Packages kernel.x86_64 4.16.3-301.fc28 @...
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Changed package in buildroot does not get built

I have a buildroot directory with all my configs I am using a package , and for a certain usecase I want to check where the package fails at run time. I am trying to modify the package a little bit, ...
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How to install tmux on Centos?

When I execute yum install tmux, it gives me an error: Setting up Install Process No package tmux available. Error: Nothing to do Any idea on how to solve this issue?
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How can yum etc. have failed dependencies?

Isn't the purpose of yum et al to find the dependency tree and install them in one go? Why does it sometimes seem to do just that and other times just give a simple error? If the wrong version is ...
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How do we update the Kernel for a Oracle Linux OS while leaving the OS Version same?

I have tried to update the kernel for an Azure VM running Oracle Linux 7.2. I wanted to update the kernel version that was showing 3.10 and when I ran the yum update command, it upgraded all the ...
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How to get the source file (offline installer) from software manager in Linux?

I opened software manager and I downloaded a software for the first time. Before downloading, the details were like: Size: 28MB to download, 64MB of disk space required After I downloaded it, I ...
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How do I install Redshift 1.12 on Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon from source?

Redshift packages which are available in most distributions are dated 2016-01-02, which is > 2.5 years ago. Like on my system - Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon 64-bit - there is only 1.11 version available: ...
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Can i run Anbox on the Windows Ubuntu app?

There is ubuntu apps on windows store. Link to ubuntu app I wanted to know can i run android apps on it using Anbox . There is a site stating how to run android apps on linux using anbox. run android ...
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Debian: list installed packages with their release names? [duplicate]

I have /etc/apt/sources.list configured with two releases. I would like to know, from command line, which package is installed from which release without (manually) inspecting 'packages.debian.org' by ...
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aura 2.0.0 without powerpill?

I recently updated my aura package to 2.0.0 (aur). While reading the changelog (here) i noticed the powerpill support was dropped. Can anyone tell my why this was done? Was it due to the overall "...
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problem with zypper refresh

When i refresh a custom repository where I only have repomd.xml and primary.sqlite.gz (I trimmed repomd.xml to contain only primary.xml.gz), the solv is not getting built. Earlier it was working ...
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What is the recommended way to clean my system after removing an rpm?

Assume I remove an rpm as follows: rpm -e <package-name> I then do a system wide search: find / |grep <keyword-from-package-name> It returns many instances where the keyword was ...
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List all 32 Bit packages on a Gentoo System

How can I get a list of all installed 32 Bit packages on a Gentoo Linux system?
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Mint 19 - Pidgin IM Purple plugin - Error while configuring: No package 'json-glib-1.0' found

System: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon 64-bit, based on Ubuntu 18.04. Pidgin: Built from source, version 2.13.0. Purple Facebook: I'd like to build it from source, version 0.9.5. But I get missing package ...
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Lunar Linux - small moonbase?

I have successfully installed Lunar Linux. According to the manual, the command to install software is lin [module name]. This method worked for gvim and sudo, but the problem is that it appears that ...
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Package management confusion

I am running Mageia 6, trying to install PacketFence via the RPM method. The issue I am facing is that I do not believe that urpmi has a native function to install all package dependencies. I thought ...
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How to update a package installed on Arch Linux using a PKGBUILD file?

I have edited my question for clarity. TL;DR Will yay update a package I initially installed from my own local PKGBUILD when I update my PKGBUILD file? In other words, can AUR helpers be used for ...
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How do I install 32 bit package in a 64 bit SUSE machine using zypper?

If I have to install a package( 64-bit ) I use - zypper install -y MozillaFirefox which is same as zypper install -y MozillaFirefox.x86_64 for a 64 bit machine. If I use zypper install -y ...
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Synaptic doesn't find updates

Pretty easy to describe problem: Synaptic one day stopped receiving updates, clicking "mark all updates" marks nothing. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade works without problems, but ...
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Cannot download package files

Synaptic package manager is freezing when it attempts to download packages for installation. I have tried to install using terminal, but I keep receiving a message saying: 'connection failed' '...
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Where are the GDAL binaries stored on CentOS 7?

I'm trying to make sure GDAL is installed on my system, and the Download documentation says that Fedora, since release 7, includes GDAL binaries. Where are those GDAL binaries? Or what's the name ...
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Apt refusing to install kernel firmware package from Debian backports

In trying to get my Ryzen integrated GPU working properly, and ultimately in trying to set the screen resolution above 1024x768, my understanding is I need at least Linux 4.15. I am using Debian ...
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Which is the main package of a program?

I am trying to learn how to use the CLI and one of the things that i am trying to do is installing my own desktop (MATE) over Raspbian Lite. I am getting very confuse with the package naming. ...
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How to identify and remove packages no longer in use? [closed]

For some reason I have installed a lot of packages on my Linux distros (Fedora/CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu/Arch/...). Some of them are only for one-time use. But they will be included for upgrade whenever I ...
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Fedora package contains no files?

This is related to a question over at Stack Overflow. The fellow is trying to install a new allocator called tcmalloc which is part of gperftools. We both installed it on Fedora but can't neither of ...
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APT holds broken install

I'm using Debian 9.5 and recently uninstalled a package (mariadb), now as I try to install a new package, I keep getting this: E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. I ...
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Locomotive doesn't work on a debian system: sl ls

PROBLEM: I installed sl but when I type sl on the command line I get this: bash: sl: command not found (root@host)-(03:55:38)-(/home/user) $apt install sl Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Why does Python's pip reset to version 10.0.1 in every new virtual environment?

tl;dr: Why is pip's version reset to 10.0.1 every time I create a new virtual environment and not automatically cloned from my global 18.0 installation? Every time I create a new virtual environment ...
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How to mark which files which should be overriden during Debian package update?

The package manager seems to override all files during an update, regardless whether they were modified. How can I mark files which shouldn't be overriden?
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How to upgrade openssl 1.0.1 in debian

TL;DR: I'm trying to install a package that needs libssl 1.0.2 or greater but can't: # dpkg -i my_package_name_3.0.1.8_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package my_package_name. (Reading ...
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Create a JSON file of all installed dpkg software

I'm trying to collect all packages installed through dpkg in a JSON file. I tried this script: echo [ > installed_packages.json dpkg-query -W -f '{"name":"${binary:Package}","version":"${Version}"...
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Missing cc1 executable on Amazon Linux

I've been trying to build Tensorflow on Amazon Linux (2016.09). I'm struggling with not being able to get cc1 to install with GCC. Here's what I've tried: Installing gcc Installing gcc-c++ Installing ...
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dpkg-query placeholders “Filename”, “MD5sum” and “Size” are always empty

I'm currently trying to get some info about the installed pakages und systems that use dpkg. So I tried to use dpkg-query. Most placeholders work fine and I get what I need, however I noticed that the ...
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Is there some tool like apt-fast for snapcraft?

On Ubuntu, I've been using apt-fast (https://github.com/ilikenwf/apt-fast) which is basically apt/apt-get/aptitude behind aria2. Is there something like that for snap packages as well? (It seems like ...
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Trouble installing Oracle Developer Studio

ALL, root@solaris:~# df -k Filesystem 1024-blocks Used Available Capacity Mounted on rpool/ROOT/s11.3qa_example_backup 511967232 5085980 495960478 ...
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is there a tool who provide an abstract interface of all the pm tools?

In GNU distros, you can meet many kinds of package management tools. apt pacman yum dnf pkg, etc. Is there a tool who provides an abstract API for all the tools?