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Get list of packages with version number, already know how to get list without version number

OS : Debian latest. Hello friends, I am working on a small tool, where I am required to send the list of manually installed packages installed for a system as a text file. This text file is then ...
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How do I handle this “broken packages” problem with Nvidia 465 on Mint 19?

So, Mint 19 surprised me in the update manager with Nvidia's 465 driver, and I attempted to install it; but all it did (it's hard to tell if it even downloaded anything) was inform me that it "...
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No GUI Program for Network(Both for WiFi and Ethernet) {Ocurred after reinstalling some packages}

I am using Kali Linux grep VERSION /etc/os-release VERSION="2021.1" VERSION_ID="2021.1" VERSION_CODENAME="kali-rolling" uname -v ...
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How to restore important deleted package

I run the command apt autoremove, And it accidentally removed some packages, Which I assume is important, because after I run the command, I can't access wifi, I can't find it icon. The output for apt ...
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Why there are many GNOME packges even after removing GNOME?

I have 2 desktop manager Xfce and Gnome, I liked Xfce ,Additional I was short on storage, So I decided to delete Gnome with this command apt purge --autoremove kali-desktop-gnome. But when I run the ...
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How do I install a package of json-c to a “standard prefix”?

OS : OEL 7.7 I'm currently trying to install the latest tpm2-tss, It's installed, but as usual the version is very old (1.4.0-3 compared to 3.0.1) Running ./configure as per the "INSTALL" ...
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How to name a newer version of command, which is not fully compatible with old version

I have two versions of the same command. The newer version is not fully backward compatible with the old version. Should I add version number to the command name in this case like so /usr/bin/foo /usr/...
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Can't install apt-transport-https on Debian 9 stretch due to unmet dependencies: apt (>= 1.5~alpha4)

I have a Dockerfile which is built in a CI/CD pipeline. It starts with a Drupal image based on Debian 9 stretch and installs Node 10. Building the image has worked for the past three years but it ...
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Python 2.7 built from source unable to import packages (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running Python 2.7.6. 14.04 and Python 2.7 are requirements for what I'm working on, but I need to upgrade to a newer version of Python 2.7 because pip packages are failing ...
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How to point to the previous version?

The default gpg on my server is 1.4.20. But in order to do some experiments, I need to install gpg version 1.4.13. I execute the following command: ./configure make make install At this ...
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unable to upgrade or fix either (Kali)

┌──(istiak㉿kali)-[~] └─$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for istiak: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt --...
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Thousands of packages to update

Normally I use aptitude upgrade or aptitude full-upgrade to get my system up to date. Since I am fiddling around with Vbox installation, I followed https://wiki.debian.org/VirtualBox strictly and ...
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Is there a cli command to get information of older versions of packages in debian-based distributions?

By package information, I mean this example info I got using dpkg -p bash or apt-cache show bash Package: bash Essential: yes Priority: required Section: shells Installed-Size: 1656 Origin: Ubuntu ...
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unable to install nvidia driver 410 on ubuntu 19.04

i am installing nvidia driver 410 on ubuntu 19.04 but it gives me below error : dpkg: error processing package nvidia-dkms-410 (--configure): installed nvidia-dkms-410 package post-installation ...
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What is the difference between the three files downloaded on running 'apt-get source {package-name}' ? Which is the actual source code of the package?

These four files/folders were downloaded after I ran apt-get source bash to get the source code of the package bash in Ubuntu. - bash-5.0 - bash_5.0-6ubuntu1.1.debian.tar.xz - bash_5.0-6ubuntu1.1.dsc -...
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From which URL does “sudo apt-get source” fetch the source tarball?

How to tap into the exact url from where the source tarballs for ubuntu packages are downloaded, when we execute the below command? sudo apt-get source {package-name} I know that the url is derived ...
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How to get source code of a package in ubuntu for a specific version

For example, sudo apt-get source bash downloads the source code for the latest bash package version (5.0). How do I get the source code for an older version of the package (e.g. 4.3). Is there some ...
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how to create a launch-shortcut to VS Code installed through snap

Installed Visual Studio Code https://snapcraft.io/code in kali linux via snap package manager. sudo snap install code --classic Where is the installation directory of the application? And how to ...
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fedora: dnf check update/installed packages without sudo privileges

I do not have sudo-rights and I want to force to check for updates to check if a package is installed or can be installed
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How do I get package-info using 'apt-cache show' for a specific version of a package in Ubuntu?

For example, running apt-cache show bash shows info of the bash package for version: 5.0-6ubuntu1.1 as it is latest. How to specify the command for an older version, let's say bash package with ...
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How do I get information for all the versions of a particular package in Ubuntu?

I want to get information related to all the versions of a package from its first version to the current version for Ubuntu. I can tap into the info using apt or apt-cache, but it gives info only for ...
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How to abort installation of an uninstallable package with debian packaging

TLDR I issued a dpkg -i PACKAGE of a newer version of PACKAGE from a newer version of the distrib. It depends on a new libc6 package, thus it failed installing. Now the package blocks the whole apt ...
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“sudo apt update” fails to download packages

When trying to do sudo apt update on my server I get the following error: <... Removed for clarity ...> Ign https://deb.nodesource.com jessie/main Translation-en ...
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Xdeb not working in Void Linux

I am trying to install a deb file in Void Linux using xdeb utility. However, I am getting following error: $ xdeb -Sde aeskulap_0.2.1-2_i386.deb [+] Synced shlibs ar: aeskulap_0.2.1-2_i386.deb: file ...
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How to install Freemind in Void Linux

I am using Void Linux which is otherwise working very well. However, I cannot find Freemind package in its repositories. How can I install Freemind in Void Linux? Thanks for your help.
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dnf gave an curl handle error

Prerequisite: Linux: Yocto linux package-rpm dnf installed My goal is to using dnf package manager, however when I try to run every option on dnf, it keep throws me python error like below. ...
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Aptitude says that lots of my packages need to be removed …?

I'm running the following linux distro ... DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=20.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=focal DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS" I went into aptitude, and it is now ...
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How to install plotnine Python package of Void Linux

I want to install Python package plotnine in Void Linux. I have been able to install many Python packages (e.g. numpy, scipy, matplotlib, pandas etc) from Void repositories. However, plotnine is not ...
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Arch linux: yay - unupdatetable package ( aur/python-pynest2d-git Arachne_engine_beta.r0.g1548790-1)

I have one package in cura dependencies which can not be updated: This happends when I run yay -Syu: :: Synchronizing package databases... core is up to date extra is up to date community is up to ...
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Requirements to ready Debian for package updates from a yet to be created Debian Repo?

In addition to a line in sources.list and a public key in a keyring somewhere, is there a need for any other items in our Debian OS install to allow it to automatically pull packages from our (as yet ...
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Is the “dpkg -L” command uisng “/var/lib/dpkg/info”?

When I explored the /var folder, I found the /var/lib/dpkg/info folder, which interested me. I made a package with the name kgdeb, and I looked for a file that had the kgdeb name. I found it, and this ...
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How to add .deb package to apt?

I made a package for Debian and now, I want to add my package to apt. But I just have a .deb package.
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Dpkg/atop daemon error

Whenever I try to install any package the following error occurs after a small bit of working normal: penguin systemd[1]: atopacct.service: Failed with result 'protocol'. penguin systemd[1]: Failed to ...
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LLVM “source” package manager?

To my understanding, the main advantage of a binary package manager is install speed, while the main advantage to a source package manager is cross-arch compatibility, so why not something in-between? ...
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More than one packages.gz

scanpackages takes too much time. I have some packages in development continously produces packages. And some packages do not have new versions/packages. When I push new version of our programs ...
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Is there a way to list Arch Linux packages by original install date?

I'm looking for a way to list my installed packages on Arch Linux in order of their original install date (not the date the current version of the package was installed; the date of the very first ...
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Unable to add repository in Deepin Linux

Hi no matter what repository I try to add I get the following error: WARNING: Failed to read mirror file Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 95, in &...
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How to distinct debian testing package versions from stable ones by cli/script?

How to distinct debian testing package version from stable packages by cli/script? Debian has Testing source list and DB in order to get some Testing versions downloaded only, but how to ensure/...
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Install obs studio 26.1 on debian 9

Is it possible to accomplish that? I need the latest version in order to be able to use the virtual camera along zoom or similar I've tried building from source following instructions, but had a lot ...
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fedora : install package from local, with no internet access

Is there a way to install a downloaded package on a fresh install of fedora 33 without triggering cache update, as the server does not have internet access (vm guest) ? I tried the --cacheonly option, ...
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I uninstalled the bluetooth from linux mint

I accidentally uninstalled the bluetooth from my linux mint. and now i am not able to re-install again. I tried with : sudo apt-get install bluetooth bluez bluez-tools rfkill rfcomm the error I ...
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Peer-to-Peer Package Managers

Most package managers operate in a manner which allows users to define a mirrorlist that contains the servers which the operating system will update its packages from. Are there any package managers ...
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How to find an installed package, if it exists, by precise name?

I want to check whether or not a package has been installed. I need a precise match. There will find the packages that start with nginx $ dpkg -l | grep -w 'nginx' ii nginx ...
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A package exists in dpkg but it can't be installed via apt

My goal is to check if a package has been installed, and if not, install it. A package exists: dpkg -l | grep arangodb3 rc arangodb3 3.4.11-1 amd64 a multi-model NoSQL database But: $ sudo ...
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Python 3.9 and pip-3.9 on FreeBSD 12.2

I'm facing a confusing situation. The official latest fully-supported version of Python is 3.9, and while it's available in FreeBSD pkg, pip-3.9 isn't, and I'll be needing it in the future when Python ...
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Difference between buster-backports or bullseye-backports

Which debian buster-backports or bullseye-backports for testing package should be selected when current version is stable buster we know to upgrade current version below lines should be written in ...
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Is there a package manager that allows simultaneous parallel operations on packages similar to Chocolatey?

An acquaintance of mine who happens to be a hardcore Windows user asked me whether there is a Linux package manager similar to Chocolatey in a sense that it would permit multiple simultaneous ...
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“Failed to change profile to headset_head_unit” — problems with ofono phonesim

Dear helpful community, please bear with me as I am new to this. As I am having the same problem, I am trying to follow the instructions by alisabzevari here: Failed to change profile to ...
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apt command when installing to check, make sure every dependency does really exist

How is the command for apt when installing to check, make sure every dependency really exists recursively? Some past disaster remove many /usr/bin binaries just to be skipped and overlooked by apt ...
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Why do 'rpm -qa' and 'yum list' display different result?

I need to check if bzip2 package is installed in my RHEL7.6. The result of the 1st commmand rpm -qa | grep bzip2 was bzip2-devel-1.0.6-13.el7.x86_64 bzip2-libs-1.0.6-13.el7.x86_64 but the result of ...

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