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Why I can't see Ubuntu restricted packages

I don't know what else restricted packages are there, but I'm looking for the sl-modem-daemon package, which according to ...
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How to safetly add a repository

To add a repository to my Centos server, I am doing the following: wget -O /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6 https://www.fedoraproject.org/static/0608B895.txt gpg --quiet --with-fingerprint ...
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Installing Git on Linux Mint Debian

Background I recently moved to Linux Mint. I installed the LMDE201403 and pretty much have my environment setup. However, I need to install Git for my version control. I have searched the internet ...
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How to get Ubuntu's latest repositories on elementry OS Luna

I know that ElementryOS luna is based off of the Ubuntu 12.10 LTS, and so the packages are outdated (ex: the sudo apt-get install gimp will get you 2.6 instead of 2.8) so how do i get the latest ...
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Repository for all Apache products on CentOS?

Apache Web server aside, is there an easy repo that I can add that includes all Apache products for CentOS? It would be nice if I could install some things such as Hadoop and the like without a manual ...
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debian apt error Could not open file

When I issued apt-get build-dep openoffice.org I got the error as below: apt-get build-dep openoffice.org Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Updating Linux Mint Repositories

Support for Linux Mint 15 (Olivia), Cinnamon (Ubuntu based) has ended. I do not want to upgrade to Mint 16 and have to reconfigure all my settings (which have taken me months to get everything the ...
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yum isn't showing the latest package

i am on the latest Amazon 64bit Linux AMI and want to install collectd. The latest that yum is offering me is v5.0, whereas the collectd site has v5.4. i understand that i am querying amazon's repos ...
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How to install the latest version of VLC media player in debian

Recently there was a news that VLC has been upgraded to version 2.1.0 and added support to many new formats and fixed some versions I am using debian and I want to upgrade my VLC on my box. I had the ...
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Arch Linux update some specific repository

How to update a specific repository database? When I use pacman -Sy it updates all the repositories i.e. core, extra, community. Is there any option so that I can sync database for some specific ...
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apt-get update backtrack repository

I got error massages like failed to fetch, unable to connect: With these source.list repositories. I even tried http://50.7.240.6 and it joined but there were different errors. I have Backtrack 5 ...
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DCOPSERVER not running plus both partitions full on Asus Eee PC 900

I'm new to Linux and have recently purchased an Asus Eee PC 900 running Xandros Linux. My DCOPserver is not running. I can't find the command line to put it back in service. The 900 came with both ...
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Why Ubuntu has a so large number of available packages if compared to other Linux distros? [closed]

According to the Wikipedia comparison tables, Ubuntu has ~47K available packages, while other major distros, under this particular aspect, have a smaller number. I.E. openSUSE has ~40K, Debian ~37K, ...
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Installing php on Ubuntu 8.10; package not found?

I'm new to linux. For some work I need to install php but not necessarily apache as I'm using my own webserver. I'm using Ubuntu 8.10. But when I try to install php I get the following error. ...
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How to find out which versions of a package can I install on APT

Using APT, you can install a specific version of a package using: apt-get install package=1.0 But you can't do apt-get install package=1.* So, how can I find out which versions are avaliable for ...
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adding repo to yum

I need to install mongodb server on my linux. To install via yum command I need to add it to my repo. Can someone guide me how to add something in my repo? ...
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Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' | Could not resolve 'old-releases.ubuntu.com'

I am using ubuntu karmic koala. When I first logged in the sources.list file had an outdated list of repositories and so packages couldnot be reached. So I updated the sources.list to deb ...
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Upgrading software packages from CLI in Linux from some online repo

I am on CentOS and have tried the following: [root@XMPP tigase]# rpm -Uvh MySQL-server-5.5.15-1.linux2.6.x86_64.rpm error: open of MySQL-server-5.5.15-1.linux2.6.x86_64.rpm failed: No such file or ...
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Smallest linux with apt repositories?

Does someone knows a small linux distro that comes with apt package? I tried puppy linux and dsl, but I didn't like any of those. I am looking to setup a LAMP into a virtual machine with a small ...
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How to set up an apt repository?

I am interested in setting up an apt repository on my server to host some of my packages. How would I go about doing this? It's a shared server. Basically, I want to do what Google did in regards ...
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Lesser known Ubuntu desktop applications [closed]

So, this Ubuntu software center comes with 100s of applications of all types. In this version they have disabled rating, making it hard to find how good it is. I found gnome-shell today, that seemed ...
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Git version control with multiple users

i am a little bit lost with this issue, let me explain you my problem: I want to setup a git repository, three of four users will contribute, so they need to download the code and shall be able to ...
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PcLinuxOs demands I use only one repository at time. Is it right?

I come to your presence with this question that is paralyzing my coding efforts. PclinuxOs was my distro of choice for reliability, but it is jealous and does not permit me to add repos from, say, ...
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Fedora yum repositories?

Greetings all, I come from Debian world and I installed Fedora 12 in my Macbook Pro. When I try to install software , I noticed that I cant find the huge software list which had in Debian. (first ...
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Ubuntu Repositories lack most recent versions of software

Sometimes I try to use a feature of some software, only to find that I'm running an old version where the feature hasn't yet been implemented. For example, I've just tried using the -deskew option to ...