Questions tagged [apt-get]

apt-get is a command-line interface to the Advanced Packaging Tool (apt) which is responsible for installing, removing, and upgrading packages.

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How install php7.3 on virtualbox with ubuntu 20.04?

I have tried at all costs to install php 7.3, a version prior to 7.4, however it seems that the source that allowed to install has stopped working: sudo apt install software-properties-common sudo ...
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Debian VPS : can't apt-get update

I have debian on a VPS and when I do "sudo apt-get update" it failed like this : Reading package lists... Done W: Failed to fetch http://apt.pm2.io/ubuntu/dists/stable/InRelease Could not ...
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Find development package of libraries

I am trying to build MikTex. There is a long list of libraries, and it says to install the development packages of all of these. Is there an easy way to achieve this? I am on Ubuntu. I could search ...
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Parrot OS: The repository 'http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security Release' does not have a Release file

Im using ParrotSec OS and tried to install rvm and phishing frenzy, long story short I screwed up... so now having scrapped the whole process, Im trying to re update and I get this error The ...
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How to browse Cydia repo with vanilla APT on Linux PC

Disclaimer I am fully aware that Cydia Apps should by no means used on x86_64 computer. I am only trying to browse the repos e.g. $ apt show <pkg> $ apt list I know there is a www.ios-repo-...
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Error when i use (sudo apt-get update)

When I try to update Raspberry Pi 4, this message appears, and don't know why occurred, please what happened. Please help me with this mistake sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 apt-get update Release file not found

Trying to run sudo apt-get update or even just sudo apt update results in the following output for me: Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/...
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How to install the package “ttf-devanagari-fonts”

The following command used to work earlier. I do not know since when it has stopped. Is there any database where I can find the "published" date or "end" date? Is there any other ...
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prevent user from updating packages in Ubuntu

I have a TX2 that I'm using a custom carrier board with. The BSP for this board is flashed onto the TX2, rather than one directly from NVIDIA. There have been issues when user have attempted to do a ...
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/etc/apt/preferences ignored on Debian 10

I'm using Debian 10 with a single /etc/apt/preferences file (preferences.d is empty) Package: * Pin: release l=Debian-Security Pin-Priority: 1000 Package: * Pin: release a=stable Pin-Priority: 950 ...
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Apt update returns error getaddrinfo ( 16: Device or resource busy )

I tried running apt-get update and received the following error: Err:1 https://mega.nz/linux/MEGAsync/Raspbian_10.0 ./ InRelease System error resolving 'mega.nz:https' - getaddrinfo (16: Device or ...
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Kali linux update and package installation error

i installed anonsurf on Kali Linux in VMware and now i can't use apt-get install or apt-get update and i can't uninstall it or stop it i don't know why You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken ...
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Where does it says in the man file where to put the options?

If you read the Synopsis: SYNOPSIS apt-get [-asqdyfmubV] [-o=config_string] [-c=config_file] [-t=target_release] [-a=architecture] {update | upgrade | dselect-upgrade | dist-upgrade | ...
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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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Trouble updating G++ to version >5 using apt-get in Windows Subsystem for Linux

Context: I'm trying to run CMake as described here (under Linux-installing dependencies > Building OpenVDB). I'm in WSL. When I do so I get this error: CMake Deprecation Warning at CMakeLists.txt:...
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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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Does Debian's “apt-get install” command follow “recommends” links recursively?

Debian's apt-get install command is documented as following recommends links by default. It also follows depends links, presumably in a recursive fashion. However, I haven't been able to find out if ...
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Error in apt-get update - how to remove module - The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available

When running apt-get update I get the following error (Ubuntu): Hit:1 http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan InRelease Hit:2 http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-updates InRelease Get:3 http://...
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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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broken debian package and fixing with apt-get -f

What exactly happens when we install a deb package that ends up as a broken installation, and how come apt-get -f remedies the situation (instead of this happening during the installation to begin ...
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sudo apt-get update couldn't create temporary file

Tried to do sudo apt-get update, get this response every time I run it: Get:1 http://repo.radeon.com/rocm/apt/debian xenial InRelease [1814 B] Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security ...
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Mongodb 2.6 Packages Removed from Mongo Repo?

I am attempting to build Mongodb 2.6.7 from the Mongo repos and am now unable to download them, as I was able to last week... root@591d529e0497:/# echo 'deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/...
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Error while using apt-get update

Problem executing scripts APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success 'if /usr/bin/test -w /var/lib/command-not-found/ -a -e /usr/lib/cnf-update-db; then /usr/lib/cnf-update-db > /dev/null; fi' This is the ...
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Repository does not have a release file (Kubuntu)

I have attached a screenshot of the message I get when using sudo apt-get update. I attempted to use the repositories in the past but did not succeed. I now wish to get rid of these messages. Any ...
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PHP 7.0 package not foung in ppa:ondrej/php

I'm having some trouble installing PHP 7.2 on my Ubuntu box. The Ubuntu disribution i use is Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS / trusty which I installed using Vagrant. As written on nearly every website, I've ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 17.04 to some new supported version

As you can tell, I'm a bit of a Linux noob. I haven't upgraded my ubuntu 17.04 and this is causing me a painful headache. I can't use apt-get at all. I imagine the reason behind this is the lack of ...
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apt-get issue with BeagleBoneBlack and Debian 8

When updating my BeagleBone Black running Debian 8, I get this here: root@bbb-one:~# apt-get update Hit http://security.debian.org jessie/updates InRelease Hit http://repos.rcn-ee.com jessie ...
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Cannot update Raspberry PI (apt-get)

I cannot update my Raspberry PI (Raspberry PI 1 Model B with Raspbian Stretch) anymore. sudo apt-get update tells me that there are some problems with package files. I don't know much about apt-get ...
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How to get debian apt to find packages correctly to install sudo

I've just installed debian 9 using the full disc image (debian-9.8.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1) to install on VirtualBox in a 64bit environment from a Windows 10 host. During the installation I unchecked the ...
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apt-get update is failing in debian

cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://deb.debian.org/debian jessie main deb http://deb.debian.org/debian jessie-updates main deb http://security.debian.org jessie/updates main then apt-get update is ...
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Why does 'apt' do not store downloaded packages anymore?

I was used to apt storing downloaded packages in /var/cache/apt/archives/, but it does not do it anymore and I can't figure out why. Configuration is set accordingly IMHO: # apt-config dump | grep -...
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Grouping apt packages in Debian

I was wondering (and searching all over the place, sorry if I missed an obvious one) if, in Debian, there is any equivalent flag or option to the --virtual of Alpine Linux when installing apt packages....
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How to install R 3.5.1 on Ubuntu 16 with apt-get?

I installed R on Ubuntu 16 using the command sudo apt-get install r-base However, the version of R installed is 3.2.3, which is quite old now. I was wondering if there is a way to tune apt-get to ...
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apt-mirror always wants to download

apt-mirror is always trying to download ~430MB (every day). Downloading 4 dep11 files using 4 threads... Begin time: Wed Jan 16 09:04:43 2019 [4]... [3]... [2]... [1]... [0]... End time: Wed Jan 16 ...
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Using apt why do I get file 'network_proxy.conf' in directory '/etc/apt/preferences.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension

I get the following warning when I try to install packages. N: Ignoring file 'network_proxy.conf' in directory '/etc/apt/preferences.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension Using apt why do I ...
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Run agt-get install imagemagick on raspberry pi using docker file

I am new to docker in rasppberry pi. I have installed docker on my raspi, and I wanted to create a docker image. This docker image when pulled into another raspi with docker should install imagemagick ...
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No recent Ubuntu 18 updates?

Seems I would normally see something in a week, but now, nothing in 2. When I run sudo apt-get update, what I get is: sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge ...
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Bad OpenVPN Uninstall

On my Ubuntu 18.04 machine I installed OpenVPN and then later tried to uninstall. Now whenever I try to install anything or do pretty much anything with apt-get I get an error and the package doesnt ...
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Can not uninstall redis-server in Ubuntu?

I was trying to install Redis on Ubuntu using: sudo apt install redis-server The process partially installed and timed-out and the redis-service was not installed. After that I tried to remove the ...
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sudo: apt-get: command not found

I am trying to run the following command to install some libraries. sudo apt-get install graphviz libgraphviz-dev pkg-config It is however returning the following error. sudo: apt-get: command not ...
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apt-get broken trust chain while updating

This morning I restarted my server and discovered an issue while doing apt-get update: Err:1 http://hwraid.le-vert.net/ubuntu xenial InRelease Could not resolve 'hwraid.le-vert.net' Err:2 http://...
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Debian Wheezy, apt-get have unmet dependencies

Pretty much any comand that I try that involves apt-get gives me an error that tells me I should run apt-get -f install, but that gives me this error: root@vps148794:~# apt-get -f install Reading ...
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I am using Darwin OS on terminal but cannot use apt-get, yum command(only brew is usable)

I am using terminal on Darwin OS but cannot use apt-get and yum commands (only brew is usable). Sometime, I need to use apt-get (ex. to install linux essential header) But my terminal says command ...
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Unable to remove programs

I need to remove some programs in my Deepin distro but I get this error: amr@amr-PC:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove Virtual Network Editor [sudo] Mot de passe de amr :  E: Impossible d'obtenir le verrou /...
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apt-get upgrade not working after upgrade from stable to testing: error cycle with libc-bin package

I upgraded from debian stable to debian testing, and now I am not able to do apt-get upgrade anymore. When I do that I get this error: Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-6) ... dpkg: cycle found ...
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apt-get “Unable to locate package” with a glob

I'm trying to uninstall the Pantheon desktop. I use a star glob to uninstall all packages with a name that starts with "pantheon-". rolf@DRGMC01:~$ sudo apt-get remove pantheon-* Reading package ...
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How to copy all installed libraries to another Linux machine?

I am developing C++ on my Linux (Ubuntu) machine and I have installed many libraries both by using apt-get and installing from source. Lets say I would like to recreate my environment on another (...
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Cannot install latest version of Grafana with apt-get

I am having problems installing Grafana with apt-get. I am following these instructions: http://docs.grafana.org/installation/debian/#apt-repository I added the repository, and ran apt-get update &...
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Why `apt-get purge` keeps trying to install things for me?

I try to purge the Oracle Java 8 JDK on Raspbian Stretch: sudo apt-get purge oracle-java8-jdk But it keeps trying to install replacements for me. For example, it keeps telling me "the following NEW ...

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