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Ansible ansible.builtin.package variable substitution

I cannot see how you would make that variable distinguish OS. how would I define that variable to be apache or httpd based on distro? There are lots of options. A simple solution is to use the ...
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python-dev package installation error

python-dev is no longer available since Debian 11, Ubuntu 20.10, and any distribution derived from those. If you need Python 2 you can try python2-dev instead, but note that Python 2 is no longer ...
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E: Package 'synaptic' has no installation candidate error in Kali Linux

synaptic was removed from Kali a few days ago, so it is no longer installable from the Kali repositories. A number of issues have been fixed in the package in Debian since then, so it might be re-...
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Unmet broken dependencies debian

The author of the question provided the following solution in the comments. Probably it will help somebody. I resolved an issue by removing all problem dependencies using dpkg --remove --purge <...
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PPA latest stable version apache, mariadb, python, php, phpmyadmin in linux mint 20.3

The latest stable releases of these softwares that are fully supported under Linux Mint 20.3 are exactly these that you get when you simply use the Mint 20.3 packages. If you had a single thing you ...
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Author's GPG subkey has expired, what can I do?

For me this worked: apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 74A941BA219EC810
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What causes Launchpad to sometimes build binaries for only amd64 and sometimes build them for both amd64 and i386?

Canonical dropped full support for i386 in Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan), which is why your 20.04 build didn’t include i386. Ubuntu only includes a small selection of i386 packages now, to provide support for ...
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Remove package and installed dependencies with apt-get

Inspired by Stephen's answer I used UNINSTALL_THIS=cockpit cat /var/log/apt/history.log | grep -Po "Install: \K.*$UNINSTALL_THIS.*" | sed -E 's/:[^\)]*\),*//g' to print a copy-pastable list ...
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Yum or apt-get is missing in Oracle Linux Server 8.5

apt-get is missing because Oracle Linux is not a distribution that uses apt. Different distros (mainly, even!) differ in the kind of tools they use for package management. apt-get is from Debian (and ...
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