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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Fedora - how to downgrade to a specific package version?

How to downgrade to a specific package version not available with plain dnf downgrade <package>? For example, the Linux kernel my Fedora 23 came out with (kernel-4.6.4-201.fc23.i686) must be ...
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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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Debian packaging dh_shlibdeps error

I am currently trying to package a program from source. I have followed this tutorial: https://wiki.debian.org/Packaging/Intro?action=show&redirect=IntroDebianPackaging I have managed to make ...
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Command line for ./configure - Debian/Red Hat packages

I want to configure and compile openssh server from source. Can I check command line how it was configured in current Debian and/or Red Hat packages? I'd rather not lose any features or badly set up ...
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SQLite with readline support on Ubuntu

I had the sqlite3 package installed on Ubuntu and there's no support for readline. That means there's no command history and those other nifty features readline gives you. Is this a configuration or ...
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How do I add to sudoers.d from a custom rpm

I have a custom RPM I created that needs to add entries to sudoers so I have entries added a file in my RPM /etc/sudoers.d/mypackage and put my sudo commands in there. The files gets added and the ...
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Sublime Text 3 Automatically adds Javascript to Ignored Packages

I'm running Sublime Text 3 with the following Packages: "CSSLint", "HTML-CSS-JS Prettify", "Javascript Beautify", "JavaScript Completions", "JavaScript Ultimate", "JSLint", "Package Control", "Theme ...
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Problems installing e2fsprogs with apk on Alpine Linux

I'm trying to install the package e2fsprogs with apk in Alpine Linux running on a raspberry pi and I get this message: $ apk add e2fsprogs ERROR: unsatisfiable constraints: e2fsprogs (missing): ...
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Allowing VNC connections into Linux Mint

Do any programs need to be installed that aren't included in the default install of Linux Mint in order for it to allow VNC connections?
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Automatic updates for Oracle Java Runtime on CentOS

I'm a longtime user of Ubuntu and use webupd8 repository to install and automatically update my Oracle JRE on Ubuntu. Is there something similar that enables me to do the same on CentOS 7 (or RHEL)? ...
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How to create a Python package and make it available using the `pip` command on Windows?

I've written some Python code that I'm looking to share using Pypi but I'm actually having a surprising amount of difficulty figuring out how to do it. I've followed several different instructions and ...
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Linux Packages installing fix

I'm using Linux Backbox but when I want to install a package in the terminal it says: package not located. Can someone help me please?
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Mark package as installed?

I've manually compiled openssl and ofcourse it works. Apt does not see the package as being installed. After that i've been trying to download stuff using wget. Everytime when i tried downloading ...
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How to know from what microsoft package/update a .dll file comes from?

There are plenty of specific missing X.dll requests here. I would like to know how to get where does a .dll file should come from, especially a microsoft .dll. I have a missing assembly error on my ...
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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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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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Installing Asterisk extra sounds on Fedora 23

On Fedora 23 I found that the Asterisk "extra" sounds don't seem to be included in the main DNF repos. How can I install the "extra" sounds using DNF? For example, I would like to be able to do: dnf ...
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MySQL package does not want to install

I am trying to install the packages mysql-server and mysql-client on Debian Jessie but I get the following output Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Trouble getting latest version of Git

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I'm looking at using git as source control for personal projects and Github as a remote repository. I was having trouble pushing a commit to my remote github repo getting ...
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Qubes OS:install kernel-headers/kernel-devel on sys-net without internet connection

I need to build a wifi driver, but to build it I need the kernel header files installed on my net-vm (fedora) on Qubes OS and because it is my wifi driver I can't access the Internet.Now my question ...
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New install indicator while install updating on Ubuntu

In the update manager of ubuntu I see several libraries marked with New Install. I don't know what is the benefit I can get from that New Install? What if I just want a normal upgrade, not a New ...
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View list of updated packages after apt-upgrade on debian-based linux systems

I just did an update on my Debian system and it was very long. I'd like to know now, after the upgrades have already been applied, which packages were upgraded and which were not.
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How to install Lapack and atlas on ubuntu intrepid?

I have installed Ubuntu 8.10. I am using python 2.6.4. I want to install the following package along with its dependencies. scipy 0.7.1 I am getting some error related to ATLAS. How do I install ...
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centos upgrade openssl - CVE-2016-0800 - drown attack

Because of recent vulnerabilities discovered in old openssl versions I have to upgrade it. But there is no current Version in the Centos Repositories... Is there a trustworthy repository out there ...
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How to build Arch linux package on Debian

Long story short - I have to build several Arch linux packages and the only machine available is Debian. Is it possible at all? Usual Arch packaging tools are not available in any Debian repo known to ...
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Installing repo into linux by using create repo command , create command not found [closed]

I just want to create my repo but it is not working use the command create repo -v "foldername" but it showing bash :create:command not found what am I missing ?
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Why does OS X not have a default package manager? [closed]

Debian has APT. Red Hat has RPM. FreeBSD has Ports. NetBSD has pkgsrc. Mac OS X has MacPorts, Fink, and Homebrew, but those are all third-party package managers. Why does OS X not have a default ...
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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 (source-...
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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 data......
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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: http://www.ehacking.net/2011/06/...
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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 mingw-...
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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 ...