Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [package-management]

tools for installing and maintaining software packages

0
votes
0answers
41 views

Understanding the meaning of @ in package management

I discovered tmux is installed on my system. In order to find out if it was preinstalled with fedora I ran the command dnf info tmux which prints out: Installed Packages Name : tmux Version ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

SUSE: How to completely uninstall apache2 on machine

I got some bigger struggle on my SUSE machine with my apache2 installation. So I want to uninstall/remove it completely to reinstall it. When I use sudo zypper rm apache2 some of my files are gone, ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

unexpected behavior of 'rpm --setperms sudo'

rpm --setperms sudo on a fedora 29 fresh installation sets /usr/bin/sudo's permissions to 0777; i confirmed it by reinstalling sudo using dnf, which will correctly set the permissions to 4111 and then ...
-1
votes
0answers
10 views

Why can I run “emerge --ask” multiple times simultaneously

I recently installed gentoo and I'm installing chromium. This package takes hell long compiling, so I tried to emerge another package at the same time: xfce4-meta. I'm surprised portage led me emerge ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

python pip/pip3 defaults to --user behavior

I recently used pip install --user foo once and even though I did some other stuff, I can't imagine that any other command causes my pip install to use ~/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ directory ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to list all packages marked as 'group'

The dnf command is able to mark packages as install, remove or group [1]. To list all packages marked as install, the command dnf repoquery --userinstalled [2] can be used. My question is: Is there a ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Debian/dpkg handle group id collision

In my network there is a special user group with the ID 101. Unfortunatelly, Debian wants to use the ID 101 for the group systemd-journal. Since it exists only locally, I assigned systemd-journal the ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Debian sources errors

When I try to update my packages on my Chromebook (with Linux installed on it) I do this: sudo apt-get update, and it gives me this error: Ign:1 https://deb.debian.org/debian stretch InRelease Ign:2 ...
0
votes
3answers
51 views

Linux/Debian dpkg & administrator errors

So today I ran into a bunch of errors while using the sudo command on my Chromebook with Linux installed. For example when I try to remove my Google Chrome beta application, I tried this: sudo apt-...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How can i remove ImageMagick 7 completely from ubuntu 18.04?

I have to remove ImageMagick 7 completely from my system. I have a rails app which requires ImageMagick 6. I have tried the following commands to remove but nothing works. 'sudo apt remove --purge ...
-1
votes
1answer
25 views

Manjaro 18 (Arch) Installing Packages Outside Repository

So I recently switched to Manjaro. I am having an issue with installing MegaSync from mega.nz. When I download their package for Arch it gives me a .tar.xz file. I'm not familiar with .xz but it's an ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

What exactly does it mean for packages to be conflicting?

I installed a package and pacman spit out a message like this: looking for conflicting packages... :: packageX and packageY are in conflict. Remove packageY? [y/N] I already managed to install the ...
3
votes
1answer
30 views

How to mark a base package as not user installed while avoiding dnf autoremove?

On a freshly installed Fedora system, base packages such as sudo are not counted as user installed, i.e. dnf repoquery --userinstalled | grep sudo comes back empty. At the same time, these packages ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

NixOS - how is environment.systemPackages implemented

I've started using NixOS. As far as I understand Nix is a purpose built functional language to avoid side-effects. All packages are part of a giant attribute set but as everything is lazily evaluated ...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

How do I use xbps with an authenticated proxy?

How do I use xbps with an authenticated proxy? what configuration do I have to do? I'm looking for an example because I've tried configuring the environment variable and nothing, I'm almost buying a ...
3
votes
1answer
69 views

Unable to update glibc to the latest version

We use Katello/Satellite 6 to manage our repos/pkgs and subscribe our servers to it. In the Katello Web UI it says that glibc-2.12-1.212.el6.x86_64 and glibc-common-2.12-1.212.el6.x86_64 is an ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Anaconda Repository

I have a rhel server which I use as yum repository for my other servers. Now I need it to serve python packages as well. I found an anaconda repository to download packages: https://repo.continuum.io/...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Confusion on apt-cache policy: same origin but different versions?

Background: I have a Debian container that installs libapache2-mod-php and is running PHP 7.2 server. It has been set up half a year ago and is running fine. Problem: This week I've been trying to ...
1
vote
0answers
113 views

`apt update` results in consistent “Failed to Fetch” errors for different apt sources

After a recent update from Bionic-based Pop OS! 18.04 to Cosmic-based Pop OS! 18.10, executing apt update always results in Failed to Fetch .... Temporary failure resolving errors for few sites. ...
-4
votes
1answer
42 views

How can I install a package in a Docker Ubuntu container?

I use the default downloaded Ubuntu Docker image. I want to find the network interfaces and IP addresses in its container, so I would like to install the package containing ifconfig, but why do I fail?...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

RHEL/CentOS - How can I find all rpm packages which depends on a particular package?

Linux distribution: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.10 (Santiago) Context: I need to uninstall all old versions of Java in my server. I have the list of java paths, example: /usr/lib/jvm/...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

How can I install elementaryOS's terminal “pantheon-terminal” on Linux Mint?

I am trying to install elementaryOS (Juno)'s terminal emulator on Mint 19 Tessa. I checked the instruction at the git hub site https://github.com/elementary/terminal, and I installed all dependencies ...
-2
votes
2answers
36 views

How do I get a list of all existing Debian source packages of all architectures online?

I need some online service that gives me all existing source packages in Debian. A source package is something like this: https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/wireshark It contains several ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How do I get a list of all existing Debian packages of all architectures online?

I need some online service that gives me a list like this command: apt-cache pkgnames | sort Any hints?
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Error Installing Emacs25 Package on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Emacs25 package on Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Emacs 24 and Emacs-snapshot (currently Emacs 27.0.50). I ran the following commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kelleyk/emacs sudo ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Debian: installing a python package: apt-get or apt-src?

I tried to install a mutagen package, available according to apt-cache: $ apt-cache madison mutagen mutagen | 1.40.0-2 | http://deb.debian.org/debian buster/main Sources apt-get won't deliver: ...
-1
votes
0answers
14 views

Package installing - perl debugger didn't work now works w.o. direct action

Running KALI under WSL. I wanted to debug some perl script but when invoking perl -d was getting something like "perl5db.pl missing" err. After that, not in order to solve that problem but in scope of ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

How to keep track of installed software/sys configuration in linux that I can restore after a fresh linux install?

I have been thinking of writing some sort of utility for Linux that keeps track of all my installed software and configuration. Something that after doing a fresh install I can just run it and will ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Installing newer version of lsblk to RHEL

I am trying to install newer version of lsblk to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.6. I have installed util-linux on my system in version util-linux.x86_64-2.23.2-59.el7_6.1 but due to a compatibility ...
1
vote
0answers
58 views

How do I maintain a patched version of a package for unprivileged installation?

I use some common software packages frequently enough that I found it worthwhile to modify their code a bit to work more smoothly for my peculiar needs. However, I was not able to get my changes ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

Making sense of a package with almost no files included

$ uname -a Linux laptop 4.19.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.16-1 (2019-01-17) x86_64 GNU/Linux I need to use cv::face::createLBPHFaceRecognizer(), which is not a part of the core OpenCV but rather a ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How RPM and dnf databases are maintained?

Does dnf and rpm uses the same database to store details about installed packages.? Can someone mention the path of database created by rpm and dnf?
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Verification of packages in a local mirror

Packages for several BSD and Linux operating systems / distributions are downloaded over a potentially insecure connecting or are later on replaced with a malicious version on the local disk. The ...
0
votes
3answers
29 views

sed search and show matching pattern, removing the rest

I am trying to clean a list containing packages. I wish to remove the package revisions, leaving the package names only. I see every package has naming convention like this: package-name-majorver-...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Filter out items that belong to the Source Packages

Here I have a Manifest of Ubuntu I would like to list out only the Source Packages and not the containing items. binutils 2.31.1-6ubuntu1 binutils-common:amd64 2.31.1-6ubuntu1 binutils-x86-64-...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

dnf not working properly on non fedora machine

I have installed dnf package on custom linux distribution(non fedora). dnf can able to pull and install the .rpm packages from the configured repository. I could not able to remove the packages via ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Problem due to incorrect libstdc++6

When I do sudo apt-get -f install I am getting Preparing to unpack .../libstdc++6_8.1.0-5ubuntu1~14.04_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libstdc++6:amd64 (8.1.0-5ubuntu1~14.04) over (5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.10) .....
0
votes
0answers
33 views

I Packager manager can't handle two processes at once [duplicate]

I have been using Linux for a while. I first used Debian based systems and then yesterday I switched to Arch. I noticed (in both Debian & Arch) that when you try to download multiple packaged from ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Managing libraries

After a new installation of Debian, I'm looking for a way to separate files created from new packages from my main system. I want to do this to avoid bloating the size of my drive with unnecessary ...
2
votes
1answer
112 views

apt: Install latest stable php and all its extensions

The following question is a follow up to this question. Each time I create a Debian server environment to host my own websites on I install latest yet stable php with different extensions (...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Why does apt-file report “The cache is empty” even after running “apt-file update”?

Does anybody know why apt-file reports that the cache is empty even after running apt-file update and apt update? [pop-os ~][I]% apt-file search /usr/lib/android-sdk/tools/bin/sdkmanager E: The cache ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Debian netinst.iso - deb and udeb - why duplicate?

I saw there are plenty of similar packages on debian-netinst.iso, in udeb and deb form. A udeb is a stripped down deb; why are there duplicates of full and "slim" versions?
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Install TCP Wrappers in Slackware 14.2

How to install TCP Wrappers using the appropriate package manager? When I run pkgtool, I can see in the list that tcp_wrappers is included tcp_wrappers-7.6-x86_64-1. I want to install it. I tried the ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

Flatpak - Safely Relocate Sandboxed Home Directory

I would like to transparently provide a Flatpak app with a fully sandboxed ~/ directory located at an arbitrary location of my choosing. That is, I want to sandbox the entirety of ~/ such that ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

can't install libboost-python in debian

I think something is wrong the package manager I use this command to install libboost-python sudo aptitude install libboost-python1.62.0 I get the following error that later suggests removing ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

view the most recently added packages in Arch Linux's official repositories

I read here that packages in Arch Linux's AUR can be promoted to the official repositories. I also read here that packages can be promoted between the community, extra, & core repositories. So is ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

How to know if I have more than one version of a library installed?

I'm having problems installing sf library in R (I'm using Debian 9 and R 3.5.2). After reading many issues pages on github, I wonder if I may have more than one GDAL or GEOS library installed. But ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Debian 9: Cannot install SDL2-dev or SFML-dev

I have been trying to install the development packages of SFML and SDL2 on Debian 9 but have been unable. I cannot copy paste my log because my Debian is not english. Both packages complain that ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

Debian testing added to sources.list, how to undo the upgrades?

Another sysadmin added the following to sources.list: deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian testing main At some point in time a apt-get upgrade was run, causing most packages to be updated a alpha or ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Solaris 11 - PAM application

I'm trying to compile an application which interacts with the PAM system on Solaris 11, however everytime I try compile the code I get "fatal error: security/pam_appl.h: No such file or directory" ...