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Questions tagged [deb]

.deb is the file-format used by the Debian package management system.

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Difference in using gdebi or apt for local deb Package Installation

Back in the days, if you wanted to install a locally downloaded .deb package with remote dependencies to further packages, dpkg and apt-get where not really suited, for this scenario. Then I became ...
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Can not add debian backports

I am trying to install https://certbot.eff.org/lets-encrypt/debianstretch-nginx However when I try to add: deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports main and run apt-get update I get: ...
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Installing TorChat on Kali Linux

I Have a problem with installing Torchat on my Kali Linux this is my version Linux ******* 4.18.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2kali1 (2018-10-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux. In the Github site I ...
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How to create a .deb file with binary data?

What I want to do I want to create a .deb file for easy installation of the TeamSpeak3 Server, which is only distributed as a "plain" .tar.bz2 archive. I know that such software goes into /opt/, and ...
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What kind of packaging system used by arch-linux?

What kind of packaging system used/recommended by Arch-based distributions? Is it possible to use pre-compiled archives like deb or rpm on Arch-based distributions?
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Use debconf to get arbitrary length arrays of user values

I'm building some deb package files and I've come across a number of instances in which I'd like to get one or more arbitrary string values (i.e., NOT multiselect) from a user. Currently I see no way ...
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cant select candidate verstion from packge as it has no candidate

I have a problem about downloading nmap and its dependencies (to install offline) from an Ubuntu 16.04 computer. When executing: apt-get download $(apt-rdepends nmap |grep -v "^ ") I get the ...
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How do you create a fake install of a debian package for use in testing?

This was originally posted to stackoverflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47099045/how-do-you-create-a-dpkg-admin-directory) but probably belongs here instead I have a package that previously ...
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Linux Where to Store program icon

I'm trying to make a simple test gtk+ program and an installable .deb file for it. I made the program and I'm currently using this guide to turn it into a .deb. but what I can't find out is where to ...
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Is it possible to download rpm files in Fedora for offline usage? (See description)

I have a Fedora-installed PC which is disconnected from internet (and there's nothing I can do about it). So I want to download rpm files for various softwares on another PC and then install them ...
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.deb packages won't install on Ubuntu 17.04

Whenever I download a .deb it open the new Ubuntu Software and the install button is completely non functioning. The packages are always from trusted sources such as the atom.io or visual studio code. ...
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How to install anbox on a pure debian system

Ok, I know it's not supported fully on debian yet, but is there anyway to run anbox (anbox.io) on a debian installation. Since It runs on ubuntu, I assume it would be possible on debian.
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How to make cmake find installed packages

I am trying to use cmake to compile a program and it needs to use lxc, I run the cmakelist with cmake .. and it returns -- checking for module 'lxc' -- package 'lxc' not found. However, if I run apt-...
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How do I install the Ubuntu Software-Center in Debian?

I have been trying to install the Ubuntu Software-Center in Debian Jessie. I have attempted to install it from the version 5 deb that I found, but it runs into an error saying it can't run along with ...
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running java and javac on start

I was wondering how can I run the command javac and java on a .java file that is located in /usr/lib/java/jdk1.8.0_121/Testapp.java on boot. So every time the pc is turned on I need the java file to ...
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ubuntu : cuda package not found (ubuntu 14.04, cuda 8.0)

Installing cuda on ubuntu 14.04: went to : https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads selected the options: linux, x86_64, ubuntu, 14.04 and deb(local) get the instruction: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software installation problems

I'm trying to install latest Warzone 2100 from Ubuntu Software Center, but can't due to dependencies (see image). I downloaded deb file to install manually, but I either get the same errors or have ...
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Installing new kernel based on DEB's

I'm trying to test a proposed kernel for Launchpad Issue 1556562: VIA C7-D machine "kernel NULL pointer dereference" in skcipher_recvmsg_async. The proposed kernel is provided as a collection of DEB ...
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Deleting/Removing .deb downloads and possible git cloned putty

I am a new user of Ubuntu, and I've been playing around lately downloading and installing a few of my work platforms, one of which is also my code editor, sublime 3 (.deb). I was wondering after the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center .deb installation

I created a .deb package and it can be installed via 'dpkg -i' perfectly or using GDebi but I don't want to ask users to install additional tools. The package is intended to be for low level users so ...
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Creating deb file in Debian using github source code and debuild tools

I want to compile nginx (with custom libs) using up-to-date source code from GitHub. But if I download the code from GitHub, obviously, there is no "debian" folder and inner files. So, when I use ...
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Tweak.xm not working

I used Flex to get the info I needed and used Flex to test the tweak so I know its the correct info and it works. As many of you know you cannot use Flex to distribute your tweak so you must create a ...
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Is it safe to install own rpm packages on Debian-based distros?

We have multiple servers with Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS. We decided, that we need to be able install our own non-binary and java packages to any of these servers using rpm, because CentOS our primary ...
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Packaging Windows application with Wine in deb and rpm format

Can I package a Windows application with WINE in .deb and .rpm file? Just like TeamViewer and Picasa for Linux. I don't have the source code of the application available, so I cannot compile it ...
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How to block the installation of unsigned packages in Debian by default?

I was wondering which option in apt.conf will block by default the installation of packages with invalid signatures. I'm using Debian Wheezy 7.6 Thanks!
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How can I install a .deb package in Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to install BlueJ and this is what I did: I got my JDK and used sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk in the terminal to install it and that seemed to work. I downloaded the BlueJ installer ...
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Detect missing binary symbols in Linux repository

Is there any tool that is able to validate that a linux repository contains all needed binary symbols? I need to verify completeness of the repository over binary symbols. I.e. I need to know that ...
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Why does the alien package converter need root permissions?

When trying to convert a .deb package to .rpm using alien, I use this command: $ alien -r foo.rpm but it complains thusly: > Warning: alien is not running as root! > Warning: Ownerships of ...
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Steam not work in Debian 7 - Illegal instruction

I don't know what can I do to make this work, help is needed. I installed steam from Debian repos - by synaptic, all I have is "not found": Illegal instruction /usr/games/steam: 16: /usr/games/steam:...
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How do I fix a bad commercial deb package?

The Citrix ICA Client (Receiver) 13 .deb package has some known issues. How do I make changes to the package? I need to remove some dependencies and change the install script. Ref: How do I install ...
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Creating RPM and DEB manually

I am doing a project with my friends which integrates two opensource web applications into one. Both applications use a MySQL database. I want to merge the two into a single RPM or DEB file. So that,...
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Debian : how to handle sharing one file between two .deb packages?

I have a custom Linux system using Debian Wheezy ARM HF. The Ethernet on our board is buggy, and to get it to work I had to patch in two sets of 'ifconfig eth0 down' and 'ifconfig eth0 up' commands ...
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RPM should not be used directly install RPM packages (2)

At https://superuser.com/questions/607493/rpm-should-not-be-used-directly-install-rpm-packages, this problem seems to have been solved. Problem is, that working with Linux Mint, this answer shouldn't ...
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.deb package for Ubuntu: correct Java dependency

I'm currently in the progress of creating a .deb package of our Java-based application, especially for Ubuntu users. Our application runs with the JRE 1.6 and 1.7 from OpenJDK (openjdk-6-jre-headless ...
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deb installation error: “Could not download all required files”

I'm running 64-bit Crunchbang 11 "Waldorf" on Debian Wheezy. I'm trying to install a driver for my Epson printer. The file that I click to download is called epson-inkjet-printer-escpr_1.2.3-1lsb3....
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Apt / Deb Support in Fedora

I want to have some apt / debian support in Fedora 18. I know how to use yum, and I like it. But not all packages / repositories are available for it. So, I wanna install apt (apt-get) to my Fedora. ...
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executing a shell-script through makefile

i am trying to create a .deb file that first installs the dependency that is stored in the some folder, for that i have created a shell script. My issue is executing the shell script through make file ...
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Ignore packages that are not currently installed when using “apt-get remove”

I have a scenario where I'd like to remove a set of packages that may or may not be installed, and I'd like apt-get to remove those that are and silently ignore those that aren't. Something like: apt-...
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PNG works on iPhone but not through computer

I downloaded an app from Cydia called "Conway's Game of Life" to both my iPhone and my computer. On the iPhone it renders correctly, but on the computer some of the PNG files of the Cydia .deb ...
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Corrupt PNG files after unzipping

I downloaded 7-zip for Windows to extract .png files from .deb archives, but they turn out corrupted, showing a black background instead. Is there an alternative, working program for unzipping .deb ...
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Want to install FlightGear but 'libapr1' dependency cannot be satisfied

When I want to install the flightgear:amd64 package, it requests to install the simgear2.8.0:amd64 package onto my Linux Mint 13 KDE 64-bit system. But I cannot install simgear2.8.0:amd64 because I ...
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Chromium repository for Debian

I am in need of a Debian repository that serves more up-to-date versions of Chromium than the official Debian ones (last time I checked testing and unstable only had Chromium 21). Or not even that, ...
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“developer-stable” packages in debian?

I'm pretty new at debian, so bare with me. Some of the packages are pretty old in debian stable. For example, the version of iceweasel (firefox) included is 3.5. But I don't want the version of ...
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Is it possible to have two package management systems (.deb and .rpm) on one system?

Is it possible to have more than one package management system on one system? Example: RPM, deb and .txz on the same partition of Ubuntu. If it isn't possible, why not?
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Is it better to compile from source or to install from a .deb package?

Sometimes, when downloading software from the Internet, I find that there is a .deb package ready for either my Debian/Ubuntu and also a tarball to be compiled. In the beginning I would simply use the ...
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When you do “apt-get install” where are the .deb files stored?

I am trying to copy all of the packages I have installed on one Debian machine to another Debian machine without doing another apt-get install and downloading all of the package all over again.
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Uploading and updating ubuntu repository with new deb

My problem is as follows: I have an ubuntu package repository which I want to update with some packages. I've been browsing around trying to figure out how this is done and came across 'dput'. ...
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Not having to type the passphrase in debsign

I'm building a debian package ( .deb ) with a continuous integration server ( Hudson ). It's work fine for building unsigned package. But i want my hudson-user to be able to sign the package himself,...
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How can I require a minimal kernel version for a deb package?

I am trying to make a deb package of software for makinging a NAS out of an Ubuntu installation. The software requires kernel patches to be applied therefore the package must use a special kernel ...
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How do I install a package and its depencies with dpkg? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install dependencies for a dpkg package? dpkg -i package.deb Doesn't install package if it has not-installed dependencies. What parameters do I miss to install that package ...