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What is the meaning of the angle bracket syntax in `apt depends`?

The package name in angle brackets is a virtual package, which is provided by the actual package named below. $ apt show libatk1.0-dev … Provides: gir1.2-atk-1.0-dev (= 2.52.0-1build1) … $ apt-cache ...
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Why was UFW removed automatically?

If you run apt show ufw, you’ll see: […] Breaks: iptables-persistent, netfilter-persistent […] So ufw can’t be installed at the same time as either iptables-persistent or netfilter-persistent, and ...
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APT Troubleshooting Questions

In regular use, for day-to-day upgrades in a stable release, you should only need to use apt upgrade, not apt full-upgrade. The latter is important when upgraded packages conflict with older packages, ...
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apt(-get) install: keep automatically/manually installed state

The only way to do this is to add the --only-upgrade flag: sudo apt install --only-upgrade libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0=1.24.5-1 This won’t mark the package as manually installed, but also won’t ...
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Error during "apt-get full-upgrade": Missing libcrypt.so.1 library preventing libc6 configuration

You need to install libcrypt1: sudo apt install libcrypt1 If apt doesn’t work, try wget http://deb.debian.org/debian/pool/main/libx/libxcrypt/libcrypt1_4.4.33-2_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i libcrypt1_4.4....
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Debian: ZFS installation error: Module zfs not found in directory /lib/modules/4.19.0-14-amd64

You need the linux headers for your current kernel version. are linux-headers-$(uname -r) and zfs-dkms installed? you'd need those... Source: AllKind on Github If your linux headers are not ...
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apt: Query installed packages from a specific source

Print all installed packages available from a given source, matched by architecture and version number #!/bin/bash fqdn=$1 comm -12 \ <(dpkg-query --show --showformat='${binary:Package}\t${...
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Debian 8 Jessie KEYEXPIRED 1587841717

I found @cjlittle's answer useful, but I wanted to see if it would be possible to go further and avoid using [trusted=yes], specifically, to verify packages using the expired keys. apt-get uses gpgv ...
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