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Questions tagged [package-management]

tools for installing and maintaining software packages

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Lots of dpkg errors when doing upgrade on raspian, how to fix?

I just attempted update and upgrade on my raspberry pi 3 and get the following errors: Setting up console-setup-linux (1.188) ... insserv: FATAL: service udev is missed in the runlevels 2 3 4 5 to ...
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How to install Musescore 3 on Debian?

I'm using Debian testing and I'm having problem with installing Musescore 3. I'm trying to compile it, and I have tried following these guides: General linux and BSD instructions Ubuntu 14.10 and 16....
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check auditd version

Is there a better/more proper way to check auditd's version on Linux machine than to check it as part of the installed program name? For instance on Ubuntu in run /usr/bin/dpkg-query -W --showformat '...
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How to create a .deb package using the source code which would compile and install automatically when .deb is installed in different system

I have the source code and need to crate a .deb package. When it is installed.., it shld compile the source code and install the resulting binaries when the deb package is installed. I know creating ...
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Remove Package and dependencies installed along with it

I noticed while removing httpd package that dependencies installed all not removed along with that # yum remove httpd How can i remove a package and dependencies which were installed along with that ...
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Does the devtools package include git?

In the Arch Linux standard packages, does devtools include git or do I need to install git separately? How can I figure out the answer to similar questions on my own?
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Is there a way to disable pip outside of a virtual environment?

Since asking a question about Pip vs Package Manager for handling Python Packages I've learned a lot, especially about virtual environments with the venv module. These days I almost exclusively ...
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Uninstalling a Solaris package not working [closed]

I want to uninstall a package that I have installed. When attempting to uninstall it, I get an error "package not found". I have checked that the package exists and is available using pkginfo -i '...
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Void linux XBPS broke: certificate verification failed

I installed my first distro: Void Linux, the version without any desktop environment. I got my wifi to work and the package manager (xbps) worked fine; I installed things like htop, i3, etc without ...
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Unable to use apt-get because of python jasmine

I had installed python jasmin for trying out. But now I am unable to remove it. Also it is causing problem while installing or updating other packages also. I get the following error while running apt-...
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Is there a standardized way to find corresponding packages of distro Y to distro X? [duplicate]

If my boss asks me to install the same set of packages I installed on distro X on distro Y but I never worked with distro Y is there some automatic comparison table (tool) to which I could insert all ...
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Why does upgrading through Ansible commonly considered “idempotent”?

I know that an idempotent function returns a result which is can be returned more than once without changing the application essentially (like adding zero to a number or multiplying that number by 1). ...
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Is there an aptitude equivalent to yum/dnf groups? [closed]

dnf groupinstall "Development and Creative Workstation" dnf groupinfo "Compute Node"
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How to set an environment variable during package installation

I am working on a legacy cross-platform project packaged to both DEB and RPM formats. Once the Linux package is installed, an environment variable holding the path to the installation folder is ...
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check installed packaged pre and post upgrade

is there any software that would enable me a view into which packages were installed before and after an update / upgrade? Something like a "snspshot" of installed packages to check whether they have ...
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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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Disable automatic package update in RPM package manager for single application in CentOS7

How can I disable automatic package update in RPM package manager for a single application in CentOS 7?
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How to determine the size of packages to be installed with emerge?

How do I determine the total size of packages to be downloaded including dependencies?
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Package libibumad is obsoleted by mlnx-ofa_kernel

I wanted to update a KVM virtualization suite (VMmanager KVM) running on CentOS 7. The error I am getting: Package libibumad-17.2-3.el7.x86_64 is obsoleted by mlnx-ofa_kernel-4.3-OFED.4.3.1.0.1.1....
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Debian: Updating package with PPA fails with error “gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found”

My operating system is Debian 9.1 with Cinnamon 3.2.7. I installed Audacious (version 3.7.2) from the Package Manager and want to update to the latest released. Per these instructions, I attempted to ...
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Issue to install package on Linux Mint

I'm trying to install the .NET Core packages, but I have an issue and I do not know how to solve it. I followed the steps on this page, but I get the below error: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/...
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Will my debian testing become stable version, after new stable version released?

Currently, Debian testing codename is buster, and next-stable will be buster. I have installed Debian testing to keep packages up-to-date. My question is: Will my Debian become the stable release of ...
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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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Search for Emacs when using Alpine Linux

I am trying to test some software on Alpine Linux. I need to make some configuration changes so I need Emacs. emacs is the name of the package per Alpine Linux | Emacs. apk add emacs is failing due to ...
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Can I just delete things from pacman cache manually?

I don't have an issue with how pacman handles caching 99% of the time. However, occasionally there is a package which is both large and also not necessary to cache. For example, I have wesnoth which ...
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How to find the source of library files

I'm using Centos 7 and I have got one library file "libtrs.so" so how can I know what is the incoming source of that file.
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Reverse dependencies to determining the Cause of DNF conflicting packages

I recently tried to update some packages on my (fedora 27, x64) machine, which dnf complains is in conflict. However, I cannot figure out how to get dnf to tell me the cause of the conflict.This ...
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Change between `quarterly` and `latest` package set used by `pkg` tool in FreeBSD

The pkg tool in FreeBSD is usually set to draw upon either the quarterly or latest package set. The latest set may churn more often with updates, while the quarterly is meant to be more stable but not ...
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How to find unused packages in debian?

As a typical debian user I install some packages over time for several reasons: I want to test the package I want to use it for a short time I mis-spelled its name I copy/pasted a long apt install ...
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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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Install a package manually -Debian [closed]

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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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 ...