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The Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) is a package management system for Debian, and a set of tools for manipulating that system.

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What is the difference between apt dist-upgrade and apt upgrade?

What exactly is the difference between apt dist-upgrade vs. just apt upgrade? Which one should I use?
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Removing old DKMS files fails due to new kernel

I am running Ubuntu 19.10 and due to some problems with the linux kernel 5.3 i switched to 5.4. Now if i want to remove old virtualbox dkms files (virtualbox-6.0.14), dpkg exits with error code 10. ...
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Errors with pip3 and apt after upgrading python and Anaconda (Debian 9)

In order to install PyMC3, I installed Python 3.8 from the official repository without realize that I already had Anaconda2 (with python 3.6). Python 3.8 worked fine but I wasn't able to make it ...
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What is the difference between apt-get install and apt-install? [duplicate]

I always wondered what is the difference between sudo apt-get install <package> and sudo apt install <package>
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Copying the sources.list

Just installed Linux on another machine, a laptop. It's the exact same distro and version on I have on my PC. Wouldn't it be possible to copy the /etc/apt/sources.list from the PC to the laptop so I ...
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Fixing broken package dependencies on debian, broken pipe error

My texlive package got broken, I've tried to reinstall it but when I run apt --fix-broken install broken pipe error comes out. I've done apt-get autoclean, apt-get autoremove, apt-get clean and it's ...
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Can`t remove mystic-mirage ppa

> E: The repository > 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/mystic-mirage/pycharm/ubuntu bionic Release' > does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can't > be done securely, ...
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Unable to locate package sublime-merge on Debian 10 32

I was able to install sublime text on debian 10 32 by following instructions on their website, https://www.sublimemerge.com/docs/linux_repositories. Same way I tried to install sublime merge but I ...
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Why am I obtaining this error trying to install Wine on Kali 2019? E: Unable to locate package wine-stable

I am using Kali Linux 2019.4 and I am finding some difficulties trying to install wine. First I performed: sudo apt update Then I performed: sudo apt install wine-stable But I am obtaining this ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: E: Unable to locate package python-pip

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and I have come across an issue when trying to install pip. On my older machines running 18.04, the command ran fine and installed the package. However, when ...
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Why apt needs sudo for almost every package install/update but Homebrew doesn't?

Why Homebrew doesn't even allow installing packages using sudo brew install foo, but almost every single apt package or tutorial tells to install with sudo apt-get install bar? What's so drastically ...
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Couldn't to execute apt-get update on debian 10

I'm starting with Debian Linux 10 and I installed only a web server with Apache a few days ago. Today wanting to update packages, I use apt-get update but I get the following errors, which rebooting ...
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How to list installed build dependencies for a Debian source package?

I have downloaded a source package (apt source) and installed its build-dependencies (apt-g build-dep). Now, how can I list what exact versions I have of the build-dependencies? 'apt-cache depends' ...
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apt install fails due to unmet dependencies and held broken packages

I'm attempting to compile synergy from source. But to do so I need to install a number of dependencies. The issue I'm having is that when i go install several of the dependencies I get unmet ...
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apt pretends keys not available. Not true

I deleted /var/lib/apt and /var/cache/apt because I had weird issues with apt I could not get rid of. Now I always get: Get:1 http://security-cdn.debian.org buster/updates InRelease [65.4 kB] Err:1 ...
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“unmet dependencies” error when trying to install gnuradio on Ubuntu 18.04

Following the guide here: https://wiki.gnuradio.org/index.php/InstallingGR#Ubuntu_PPA_Installation I attempt install: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnuradio/gnuradio-releases sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Crossgrading Debian buster from i386 to amd64

I followed the instructions from https://wiki.debian.org/CrossGrading but after crossgrading dpkg, tar, apt everything breaks completely. For example, apt upgrade: # LANG=C apt upgrade Reading ...
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Relocation error: NETTLE_6 not defined in file libnettle.so.6 with link time reference

I have recently upgraded from Debian 9 to Debian 10 but right after that apt, wget and many other packages stopped working correctly. This is what I get when I try to use any of those wget: ...
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debian, to install rsyslog together with syslog-ng

I have installed syslog-ng, I need to install rsyslog too, but it removes syslog-ng with a message: The following packages will be REMOVED: rsyslog listen only file socket and don't listen any TCP/...
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use local package with apt-get

I try to install package jruby with apt-get. One of the dependencies is package ruby-thread-order but apt-get fails to get that with E: Failed to fetch http://deb.debian.org/debian/pool/main/r/ruby-...
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how to install gengetopt on cygwin

I have some C code originally developed on linux, which makes use of gengetopts to parse the command line. I also want to build that code on cygwin. (On linux I simply did "apt-get install gengetopt" ...
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How to install mod_mono on Debian 10

I want to run ASP.NET MVC application in Debian 10 with Apache. I have installed latest mono from standard mono repository. Trying to install mod_modo using apt install libapache2-mod-mono throws ...
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Detect if apt-get update is necessary

Is there a way to detect if running apt-get update is necessary? It seems that whenever apt-get update is run, it downloads the latest lists even if I already have them, and I want to avoid ...
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APT upgrade fail2ban

I am trying to update Fail2Ban to include more recent changes they've included (specifically, catching Apache's Primary Script Unknown) errors. I am using Ubuntu 18 on a digital ocean droplet. When I ...
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apt-get update fails on HTTP sources (but not HTTPS)

I'm getting an error with HTTP sources when trying to run apt-get update: root@hostname:~# apt-get update Hit:1 https://ftp.us.debian.org/debian buster InRelease Err:2 http://security.debian.org ...
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Ubuntu landscape upgrades are not available after “apt update”

This morning I received the following email from Ubuntu Landscape: The following security upgrades are available: Package Version USN -----------------------------...
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Using own apt mirror with apt. apt update try to connect to prod.debian.map.fastly.net istead of deb.debian.org

I create own apt mirror available locally for all servers. To not change /etc/apt/sources.list I also run dnsmasq, that resolve deb.debian.org (and security.debian.org) to private IP address, where ...
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alternative for “yum-complete-transaction --cleanup-only” in Ubuntu 16 apt-get command

I need to clean incomplete or aborted apt transactions. In centos we can use: sudo yum-complete-transaction --cleanup-only what the alternative in Ubuntu when i run transactions with apt-get?
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A PPA “source” only lists a subset of the available packages

I added this PPA a long time ago but when I'm trying to install the polo-file-manager package from Tony George it wasn't available when doing an apt install, so I went and removed the PPA and then re-...
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How to pick an option automatically in dialog boxes when updating ssh with apt?

Just installed raspbian lite buster for my headless raspberry pi, and set up weekly updates with cron. However, I noticed a small problem when I ran a manual upgrade first. SSH had a new version ...
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Aptitude validate installed package against deb/repo

I am bouncing back from disk corruption caused by power failure. All configs and non-repository files are backed up, and I have a list of installed packages, so I can start fresh this time but I am ...
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How to downgrade to a specific version of package in linux mint?

I've recently upgraded thunderbird to version 68.2, which broke every single addon I had, so I decided to downgrade to version 60.9, specifically, apt-cache policy thunderbird showed me that a ...
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Debian: “apt install build-essential” fails because of unmet dependencies

Using Debian Stretch v9.11. I try to install build-essential, but fails because of unmet dependencies: sudo apt install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Why I can't use apt-get command on an Ubuntu VM running in my client datacenter? Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com'

I am not so into Linux. On an Ubuntu VM on a client production environment it seems that I can't use apt-get command. I will try to explain the situation in details: first thing: at the startup of ...
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debian: not relying on DVDs when apt install

Hello fellow superusers, I installed a debian 10 with the first DVD out of the 3 DVDs set. My problem is, very often, when I install a new package with apt, from the Internet, debian asks for the ...
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Some package are not being installed from a dockerfile

Im trying to make a docker image using ubuntu as base image so, Im running FROM ubuntu:latest ENV DEBIAN_FRONTEND noninteractive COPY root / RUN apt-get update \ && apt-get install -y ...
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How to fix this package installation error?

When I tried to install python-pip on my Ubuntu on 04/18, I got this error.  What should I do? root@sklypc:/home/skly# apt install python-pip Чтение списков пакетов… Готово Построение дерева ...
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Audible indication if prompt in SSH session waits for user input

During dist-upgrades the upgrade often asks if a certain configfile should be replaced or kept (or if services should be restarted). Are there any possibillities to automatically detect such prompts ...
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Error with corrupt or incomplete install of app on Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04 with a LAMP install set

was trying to install the onlyoffice-documentserver on my VPS host, and it failed with an error in the post install script (which I am not sure what this script is) (Reading database ... 113995 files ...
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Neo4j Apt Key Refused

I am trying to install Neo4j on a Debian system, thus I have opened the page https://debian.neo4j.org/ and followed the instructions. I had no problem with the first two command, but when I executed ...
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I have a Parrot OS USB and im trying to update it but im receiving an error

Get:1 https://deb.parrot.sh/parrot rolling InRelease [14.4 kB] Get:2 https://deb.parrot.sh/parrot rolling-security InRelease [8,707 B] Fetched 23.1 kB in 1s (19.1 kB/s) Error: GDBus.Error:org....
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apt debs mirroring does not find reprepro packages

Using reprepro, I have created a local repository, and copied a package with its dependencies into the reposit (gitlab-ci commands) : - apt-get update - apt install -y reprepro - mkdir -p deb/conf/ -...
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Trouble while Updating Ubuntu 18.04

Situation: I have a Zentyal Server with 3 VM (Qemu) managed with KVM Manager. All of them running on Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS Host: Zentyal 6.0.1 VM1: Ubuntu Server VM2: Zentyal 6.0.1 VM3: Ubuntu Server ...
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How to install a specific version of apt?

I have apt version 1.6.12, I want to install apt version 1.4.2 and use it.I have tried sudo apt-get install apt=1.4.2 but it gives "E: Version '1.4.2' for 'apt' was not found".
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How does Chromium on linux get auto updated?

I often see new features getting added to my chromium browser in Ubuntu 18.04 - without me having run a package upgrade. I also haven't found any running cron job that upgrades packages. This what ...
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Debian package update conffiles

I want to update debian package. And Suppress prompts from dpkg to resolve conffile differences. I've add this bash code in postinst file if dpkg-maintscript-helper supports rm_conffile 2>/dev/...
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Use of libcurl3 and 4 simultaneously and prevent Seadrive from remove

I'm try now for weeks to prevent Seadrive from (auto)remove. Seadrive is using libcurl3 and when I install apps like Lutris Seadrive and libcurl3 get removed by APT. Is there a way to use libcurl3 and ...
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debian buster sudo apt-get upgrade does nothing

I just installed Debian buster on 30 sep. apt-get works very well and I am able to update my system. But running apt-get upgrade always does nothing. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 apt broken dependency: mono

I'm having an issue with apt on ubuntu 19.04. Every time I try to install or upgrade an apt package the following error comes up: You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these. ...
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libc6 (>= 2.29) but 2.28-10 is to be installed

Everything worked perfectly when I am using Ubuntu. But when I come to Debian and try install a package, this happens. What should I do? $ sudo apt install google-drive-ocamlfuse Reading package ...

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