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Can we add rpm and deb packages in a single linux distro?

Can we add RPM and dpkg package management onto a single linux os while creating a linux distro using LFS?
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MariaDB Galera on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS trying to overwrite /usr/bin/mysqld

This morning I noticed that there was an available update for MariaDB, from 5.5.35 to 5.5.36. So I decided to upgrade one of the three nodes in our MariaDB cluster. However the update failed: ...
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Finding nearest-top-level recommended packages for a particular Debian package

I am in the process of building a live CD, and to reduce the size of the CD image I need to do without some packages. By default, recommended packages are installed and flipping that switch off turns ...
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How can I recreate a package from an installed Debian package?

Is there a way to recreate a Debian package from an installed package? For example, if a package acme.deb was installed by dpkg, can I recreate acme.deb from the existing acme installation?
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Can I configure dpkg to launch kdiff when there's a conflict with a config file update?

We've all seen it... Configuration file 'blah/blah/blah.conf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation. ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version. What would you ...
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How to configure output of dpkg -l (dpkg-query)

I have 2 machines, which output different things on dpkg -l different manner: 2nd is displaying "Architecture" only in one machine. How to set output language for dpkg and force it to ouptut ...
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Terminator (broken?) dependency

I'm trying to install terminator (term emulator) package on Debian 7.2 (stable) from testing: Package: terminator Pin: release a=testing Pin-Priority: 1000 But apt complains: # apt-get install ...
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Need assistance with understanding this make file for debian linux

I have this code in make file and i could not get it CHECK=dpkg -L $1 2>&1 >$(NULL) || $(APT) install -y $1 install.dpkg.%: $(call CHECK,$*) I want to know I have read that $* means ...
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Half-installed python packages and circular dependency

Something went wrong while updating to ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10: root@ely:/sys/bus/usb/devices# dpkg -l | grep ^i[HUFW] iU libpython2.7 2.7.3-0ubuntu3.4 ...
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apt - Remove not configured package

I have a Linux-Mint Debian Edition System. When I install sendmail I get an infinite loop. Reading configuration from /etc/mail/sendmail.conf. Validating configuration. Creating ...
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How to fix“error while loading shared libraries: libgl.so.1”

After I run this command dpkg -l |grep ^rc|awk '{print $2}' |sudo xargs dpkg -P I got the problem while opening smplayer,cairo-dock,unity-2d-shell and amdconfig ,"error while loading shared ...
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How can I fix broken apt/perl libraries?

I've got a Raspberry Pi set up as a web server, everything all working well until 5 mins ago, and I seem to have messed up man-db, apt or some perl library. apt-get doesn't seem to be updating and ...
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dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration

i'm trying to install armory on ubuntu 12.04 but it is not working: $ sudo dpkg -i armory_0.88.1-beta_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package armory:i386. (Reading database ... 222699 files ...
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how to use dpkg --set-selections command in linux

I have been running these commands: sudo dpkg --clear-selections sudo dpkg --set-selections < [Path to packages_list ]> sudo apt-get autoremove with the file packages_list which looks like ...
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Dkpg very very broken, how to repair / start from clean slate?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04. I inherited this set up from a previous employee who was supposed to be administering this machine, so I can not tell you what happened in the lead up to this problem. ...
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How do I just rebuild the ab binary in apache2-utils on Linux without rebuilding all of apache?

(I'm using Debian). I downloaded source for apache2-utils via apt-get source. I just need to apply a patch that applies to ab.c, and I've applied it. I could rebuild everything using dpkg which will ...
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How to Create One Installation Package from Multiple Debian Packages?

I have multiple Debian packages required to install Wine and Winetricks. I'd like to create a new package that will enable a user to click only once or twice (double click) and start a shell script ...
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Install .deb packages into mounted fs

I have a ext2 partition on CF card to use in external device. I've inserted this card into my PC and mount it as /mnt/linux. I've installed (extracted) a linux distribution to this partition. And I ...
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dpkg : dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

I have a problem with Emacs on my Linux Mint. When I make an apt-get upgrade or apt-get -f install, I have this error message : Param├ętrage de emacsen-common (2.0.3) ... ...
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Linux, Debian, Wheezy, Aptitude/DPKG consistency check

In a foolhardy and stupid attempt to solve space issues on my desktop machine, I on purpose deleted Spotify from /opt before realizing that I could remove it using the package manager. After deleting ...
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udev affects behavior of script, prevents dpkg from working

I have a udev rule configured to run a shell script whenever a USB flash drive is inserted; I've verified that udev matches against the rule, that the shell script runs as intended when run manually ...
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Can I get dpkg to ignore an error returned from a post-installation script?

I am manually installing a .deb file (which I don't maintain) onto my Ubuntu system. The package has a post-installation script which erroneously fails, and therefore the package is considered ...
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Ubuntu - not able to fix broken package

I'm trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 12, x64. but it is not working. When I try to fix the broken packages I'm getting the following errors: $ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 error message E: dpkg was interrupted

In Ubuntu 12.04 I got an error message saying: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. After I ran that command, nothing happened and the ...
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When trying to install libgcc1 postinst is not found

I am trying to manually install libgcc1 using dpkg. Everything seems to be working okay, until I get the following error: /var/lib/dpkg/info/libgcc1.postinst: No such file or directory dpkg: postinst ...
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Clean Debian package builded from source

I have build a debian package with: $ dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot now I would like to change the configuration in the .dsc file and build again. How can I clean the files created by the previous ...
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linux mint freeze

Linux Mint freezes after a couple of seconds the desktop loads, in a way that I have to shut the power in order to reboot; the mouse doesn't move, Ctrl+Alt+F1 doesn't do anything and I think even the ...
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changing timezone with dpkg-reconfigure tzdata and debconf-set-selections

I want to set up a script that automatically changes the timezone on a machine (running ubuntu 11.10) and also sets the right values to the debconf database. I've tried the following, but it does not ...
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Not able to install any software via apt-get install

I tried to install flex and yacc on my Ubuntu machine. sudo apt-get install byacc flex I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Package architecture (AMD64) does not match system (i386) on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS This is output of cat /proc/cpuinfo: processor : 0 vendor_id : AuthenticAMD cpu family : 15 model : 47 model name : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor ...
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Is it safe to remove /usr/share/locale if 'locales' package is removed

I'm trying to make a minimalistic Debian install for a low-mem VPS box. I'll be uninstalling the locales package, as there is no need for any kind of locale support for my purposes (only a few server ...
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Unable to install ia32-libs

I am running Debian wheezy/sid x86_64 and I am trying to install the official Skype package. However I seem to be having a few dependency issues that I can't resolve. I have enabled multiarch, the ...
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Build debian package of Django 1.4 for squeeze

I need to build a debian package for Squeeze of Django 1.4 to add to our local aptitude repository. I found a package here under Download Source Package python-django: ...
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What do the outputs of dpkg -l mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do each of the details in dpkg -l mean? I have never paid attention to the output produced by the command dpkg -l and noticed it includes descriptors which I can't ...
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What is the dpkg equivalent of “rpm -ql --last”?

I need to list all packages on the system, in the chronological order (or reverse order) in which they were installed. With RPM, you can do this with "rpm -qa --last". Looking at the dpkg and ...
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What do each of the details in dpkg -l mean?

I am having a hard time deciphering what is returned when I run the command dpkg -l vim and unable to locate a source that breaks it down. For example what does it mean ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

When i typed: sudo apt-get -f install i get the following errors: dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/librtmp0_2.4+20111222.git4e06e21-1_i386.deb (--unpack): subprocess dpkg-deb ...
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Is is possible to include additional non-diverted files in a config-package-dev package

I'm currently struggling with enhancing a package which uses config-package-dev to install a bunch of configurations for PostgreSQL. Those work fine but now I'd also like to include a ...
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Uploading and updating ubuntu repository with new deb

My problem is as follows: I have an ubuntu package repository which I want to update with some packages. I've been browsing around trying to figure out how this is done and came across 'dput'. ...
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How can I install a debian package using specific version of python

I am trying to install a deb package I built from source, the package is call LIO-Utils. LIO-Utils and the packages to follow require Python2.6 but Ubuntu 11.10 Server is running Python2.7. I have ...
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How to find out which files on my Debian system are not from any deb packages?

I have Debian testing (wheezy/sid) on my home PC. Some time ago I have been careless enough to install some software with make install and ./install.bin and similar :) Now I want to know which files ...
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How can I require a minimal kernel version for a deb package?

I am trying to make a deb package of software for makinging a NAS out of an Ubuntu installation. The software requires kernel patches to be applied therefore the package must use a special kernel ...
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SSH - dpkg: command not found?

I'm running Ubuntu and trying to install Ajax Push Engine: This is everything I do since opening the terminal to getting the error: lisandrov@lisandrov-Satellite-L655:~/Desktop$ ssh ...
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Rename installed .deb with dpkg

Is there a way to rename an installed .deb package with dpkg? Context: I have installed a library compiled for debug using checkinstall, now I wish to install the library compiled for release, for ...
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Install dpkg without Fink or MacPorts on a mac

I don't want to use either of Fink or MacPorts, because I use Homebrew. I need to use dkpg, but it isn't included in Homebrew, and it fails when trying to compile it from source with: $ make make ...
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How do I install a package and its depencies with dpkg? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install dependencies for a dpkg package? dpkg -i package.deb Doesn't install package if it has not-installed dependencies. What parameters do I miss to install that ...
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Ubuntu - compare original package and installed parameters

I'd like to compare the actual config files for, say, Apache and the ones provided in the original package. The purpose is to have a list of modifications since initial installation because I didn't ...
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How to resume network upgrade of Ubuntu server?

I'm upgrading from Ubuntu server 10.04 to 10.10 via ssh / byobu. It's gotten to samba configuration window (conflict between smb.conf), however I lost internet connection. When I log back in and go ...
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E: Internal Error, Could not perform immediate configuration (2) on util-linux

I had an older version of Ubuntu installed. To upgrade I replaced /etc/sources.list with one from another machine running 10.04. I then ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The upgrade ...
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How to identify customizations to installed packages?

I need to replicate my Ubuntu laptop as a VirtualBox guest. To replicate in the guest the packages currently installed in my laptop, I plan to follow the recipe given here: ...