Typically used in reference to Linux software, a “package” refers to a compressed file archive containing all of the files that come with a particular application.

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Package HTML and image folder as single file

Is there a cross-platform way to create a 'package' for a HTML file and its related content (e.g. images, CSS)? This way a HTML file could be easily distributed as a single 'document'. Similar ...
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Could not find debuginfo for main pkg: blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64

I'm trying to use gdb with my code, but it's giving me an error: Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64 libtool-ltdl-2.2.6-15.5.el6.x86_64 Trying to install the ...
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linux-headers-3.14-kali1-amd64 — Download + manual install

I need the linux-headers package above to install my Wifi card drivers. As I own a MacAir I cannot connect to the web without wifi drivers. How do I install the linux header package manually? As I ...
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How to search and install package in Anaconda (Conda)

I am trying to install pandoc so I did conda install pandoc but nothing popped up and it told me to search. I searched with anaconda search -t conda pandoc and the results are below...How can I ...
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Can't connect to download packages

I'm having problems getting packages (spicy, stats,etc) I use python and need to install new packages but even when running on terminal I can't. When trying to install homebrew I got the following ...
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SVN directly to tar

Is there a way to directly tar the latest version of an SVN folder without the SVN hidden files? I would like to create a tar archive without the SVN files. I know you can get the latest with the SVN ...
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Finding base packages with APT?

This has been bugging me for a while now. If I want to install the xfce desktop environment for example, I can use apt-cache search xfce - but this gives me 500 results, when all im looking for is ...
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is it possible to install boost 1.55 on fedora 20 without breaking dependencies to existing boost 1.54?

I must switch from boost and boost-devel 1.54 to 1.55 due to a bug in 1.54 on a fedora 20 x86_64 machine and I wonder what's the preferred way. There are some packages that rely on boost ...
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How to list all package versions which were ever available for a certain Debian release?

I need to find out which versions of an arbitrary Debian package have ever existed for a certain Debian major version. On a fresh Debian install, apt-cache policy only shows me the latest package ...
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How to determine OpenSUSE package maintainer?

According to the Zypper Cheat Sheet, we can use zypper info to get package information. Unfortunately, I am not getting results back when using it: > zypper info cryptopp Loading repository ...
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Running WeasyPrint after updating Mac to El Capitan

I recently updated my OS on my mac to El Capitan and since then have been running into issues trying to run WeasyPrint. I have updated macports, uninstalled and reinstalled all of the macport ...
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Debian Packaging: Different configuration per subpackage

I have a CMake-based project with a static library (by default) where I need to provide deb-packages. I want to make it nice and provide a shared and a static library in different packages. Then: How ...
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How to fix metasploit packages to connect to nessus?

I went online to try and find another way to learn metasploit because my book was giving me errors in one instance. But then, I tried to connect to nesses like so: ...
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Does EndNote X3 normally run on 64-bit Windows 7?

I can only find system requirements for EndNote X4, but I only have access to a copy of X3.0.1. (I've now found the specification for EndNote X3, and it says Windows Vista or Windows XP, but ...
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Removed language package and Windows 8.1 doesn't start again

I was trying to change my windows display language. I used the instructions in this link How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? Now my computer doesn't ...
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Yum / dnf tries to remove standalone packages as dependencies

When I try to yum remove texlive it lists all the packages it will remove as dependencies 'only to texlive', but for example gcc is listed. But I want to leave it in the system. Can I somehow specify ...
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How can I install GnuTLS in MinGW/MSYS?

I've installed MinGW and MSYS on my Windows XP machine and now I want to compile an application which requires the GnuTLS libraries. How do I install that package? I tried mingw-get install ...
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Command to find the source package of a binary?

I know there's a which command, that echoes the full name of a binary (e.g. which sh). However, I'm fairly sure there's a command that echoes the package that provides a particular binary. Is there ...
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What is a good strategy to maintain a set of binaries for Gentoo?

There is the world favourites file in which you can record your favourite packages, then there is the where you can record packages and compile whenever. Also there is http://paludis.pioto.org/. ...
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Alternative to DISM for package removal on Windows 10 [closed]

Is there any way - manual or automated - that allows for the removal of installation packages from Windows in offline mode (mounted wim) -- other than DISM? Any automated solution should support the ...
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How to install missing OpenGL binding for PyQtGraph (pyqtgraph.opengl)?

The pyqtgraph.opengl module is required by binwalk to generate graphs and visualizations. I've already installed pyqtgraph via: pip install pyqtgraph. I also installed PyOpenGL as below: pip ...
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OpenWRT - Install Apache - Barrier Breaker 14.07

I'm trying to find an Apache package for the Barrier Breaker 14.07, however there doesn't appear to be one in the package repository. Also I can't seem to find one online, I have been searching ...
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Download chocolatey packages for offline installation

I'd like to download a bunch of chocolatey packages and later install them on another PC (which has a bad internet connection, so I cannot just install them in a usual way). Yes, I could just ...
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ArchLinux installation - missing tools

I'm trying to install ArchLinux by following the beginners' guide on the Arch wiki. I managed to establish a internet connection, but right now I'm stuck with preparing the storage drive. Whenever I ...
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How to download Fedora Packages on windows?

My Fedora has no internet connection but my Windows has. I want to download some packages and their dependencies on windows and then install those packages on my Fedora. How can this be achieved?
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Is there any way to restore/recover my file that a rpm package overwrite?

I had some files on a server. Then I installed a rpm package that have same files in it. As a result, rpm package overwrite these files and I lost my newly edited files. I wonder if there is a way to ...
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Automate Driver Uninstall and Reinstall on Windows 7

I need to automate the uninstall and reinstall a driver on Windows 7. The process to manually do this is: Start Right Click Computer > Manage Device Manager > Network Adapters Right Click Intel(R) ...
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Is it possible to track incoming and outgoing internet packages

I have a simple program that synchonizes with the internet in certain amount of time. I would like to see what data the program sends and receives. How can I watch this data or at least show the ...
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List package maintainer on Fedora?

I need to contact the package maintainers for Crypto++ to inform them of a commit to fix a CVE. Under Debian and Ubuntu, I can apt-cache show libcrypto++ | grep Maintainer to get current and past ...
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Equivalent of JavaImport in Sublime Text 3?

I've got ST2 on my Windows machine which I've installed the JavaImport package which is a great tool for automatically writing the 'import' statements for various functions. Unfortunately it is not ...
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Linux: w (who) command top-like monitor

Is there a monitor like top but for the w (who) command? It's ok if it's a package that needs to be installed. Any Linux flavor. I'd like to have a simple CLI real-time monitor of users logged into ...
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How can I show vertical indentations markers with Emacs?

I'm looking for an Emacs package or configuration that makes it possible to mark indentations with vertical lines, like those shown in the following screenshot of Sublime Text:
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How to get rid of this message: 'allow MiKTeX Package Manager to make changes to this computer'

There is a popup for the MiKTeX package manager, which asks me about installing new package. But it is irritating, as it happens every time I compile? How to stop this. I did the step: Refresh FNDB, ...
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Is it possible to speed up ./configure?

To compile a software package on a workstation with many CPU cores (say 12), the configuration stage often takes much longer than the actual compilation stage because ./configure does the tests one by ...
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What are “build-essential” & “build-dep”?

I am researching how to install Ruby 1.9.1 in Xubuntu 10.04 and I came across the command build-essential and build-dep multiple times. Sometimes it is followed by packages and sometimes it is both ...
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Showing Work Breakdown Structures in Tuleap

Is it possible to show a Work Breakdown Structure in Tuleap? It would be nice to see a graphical tree of the artefacts from feature EPICs thought USER STORIES and their resultant TASKS.
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Sublime Text 3 : Can't find installed packages

I'm using sublime-text-2 for a while now, and I just decided to install the new beta of sublime-text-3 to try new features (keeping ST2 installed).  I successfully finished the installation, but ...
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How to know since when a package has been installed on a linux system

How can I find out the date (and time if possible) of installation of any package on Linux Operating system. For Ubuntu and using apt-get
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Eclipse version in Debian package directories too old

Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian, has commented that package management is "the single biggest advancement Linux has brought to the industry". (Wikipedia) But for some reason I'm forced to install ...
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Pacman doesn't download anything - Always 404

I want to install some software on my Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux, but I keep getting error 404. I did some research and found that I needed to do pacman -Syy and pacman -Syu... When I run ...
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How to uninstall “cowsay” package (Linux Mint 17 KDE)

I don't like the "cowsay" package which is installed by default in Linux Mint (KDE). I tried to uninstalled it, but it also uninstalled the following packages mint-artwork-common mint-artwork-kde ...
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Why is system removing working packages?

I noticed that my system (Elementary OS, based on Ubuntu 14.04) is trying to remove working packages through auto-remove. Running auto-remove makes system unusable, reinstalling packages do nothing, ...
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How to add extra packages to Ubuntu install CD using kickstart

I used kickstart to automate Ubuntu12.04 alternate iso installation. I am able to automate the installation. Now I want to install some extra packages such as teamviewer during OS installation. But ...
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Which Debian package architecture am I using?

What's the command to find out which Debian package architecture I'm using? eg, on a 64 bit x86, I'm expecting something like amd64, i386 on 32 bit x86 and darwin-x86_64 from OSX 10.6 (via Fink).
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How do I uninstall any Apple pkg Package file?

Despite opinions to the contrary, not all packages are installed cleanly in only one directory. Is there a way to reverse the install process of a pkg file, preferably with the original package (or ...
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Sublime Text 3 Keeps Trying “Caching Information” in the status bar

I have a sublime text 3. and It keeps me showing "Caching Information" in the status bar, for the line I am editing. It seems it is trying to do something and have not been able to finish. Anybody has ...
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Can Debian based distributions use .deb to install packages?

For example, I'm running sparky linux. I'm wondering if I can install packages that are meant for debian distributions using dpkg -i on an *.deb file?
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Sublime Text Package Control - Get More Information

Is it possible to get more information about the plugin/extension in the Package Control in Sublime Text? I use the shortcut ctrl + shift + p to bring package control and Install Packages. The ...
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GPG error: https://download.01.org trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available

Running apt-get update shows the following error: W: GPG error: https://download.01.org trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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Running Chrome on Slackware

I am new to Slackware and most Linux distributions. I have properly installed the Chrome package, yet like most other packages, I do not think it created a binary for me to run; or at least I don't ...