Questions tagged [package-management]

Package management is the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing software packages for a computer's operating system in a consistent manner.

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Do I need to code sign my executables to add my application to WinGet?

The WinGet spec lists the Minimal singleton YAML file example (which I will display below as of 6/17/2021) shows a SignatureSha256 value, which I think signifies that the executables must be signed... ...
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Debian 10: The following packages have unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install some software as part of a project I am working on for a client. The software is an apt/deb package. The downloads page for this package state that it is designed to work with ...
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Chocholatey Manage Multiple Installs of the Same Version of the Same Package

Is there a way to use chocolatey to install multiple instances of the same version of the package? A possible use case being it is a program that needs to be logged into and I have two accounts, one ...
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Dockerfile container working in Mac but not on REHL

Here is my Dockerfile. FROM python:3.8 WORKDIR /workspace/cbu COPY requirements.txt . RUN apt-get update -y RUN apt-get install libsasl2-dev python-dev libldap2-dev libssl-dev -y RUN pip install -...
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Reprovision a Windows 10 package

I've mistakenly unprovisioned the Paint 3d (MS Paint) appx package using Get-appxprovisionedpackage -online | where-object {$_.packagename -like "*paint*"} | remove-appxprovisionedpackage -...
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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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Get-InstalledModule -AllowPrerelease not listing the prereleases?

I'm currently working on a script that automatically updates a package with error handling. I also want it to recognize prerelease packages. For that, I'm using the "Get-InstalledModule" ...
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what packages does an `apt` source.list provide?

Is there a way to tell what packages are provided by an /etc/apt/sources.list* entry? I see that apt-cache policy '*' lists all packages provided by all sources, which could be parsed, but that's... ...
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Poetry add <package> returns AttributeError

I am trying to create a Python package using poetry. I haven't been able to replicate the steps described in documentation. When I try to add a dependancy, e.g. poetry add pendulum I get jan@jan-XPS-...
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Can Scoop be used for managing portable software on an external storage?

I have a substantial amount of portable programs for Windows 7+ on a USB stick being managed with PortableApps.com, which is great on its own, but has several drawbacks: PortableApps.com requires ...
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Dependency error when installing discord

Guys I'm trying to install discord on my Kali Linux, but I'm getting this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading state ...
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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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Where does WinGet install packages?

How can I figure out where a package was installed after running winget install something? I used WinGet to install graphviz. Now I need to add the folder containing the executables to the PATH, but I ...
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Debian: Remove all packages installed during a specific date

On a specific day, I installed lots of packages - that I didn't keep a good track of - on my Debian machine. Now I need to remove all this mess, because what I was trying to install simply didn't work ...
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pacaur not installing latest version of package

Using Manjaro and trying to upgrade the cura package to the latest (shown as 4.8.0-1 on AUR at the time of writing). My installed version is 4.7.1-2, and I cannot get it to upgrade. > pacaur -Q --...
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my terminal is not recognizing my flask command after i installed flask

I ran into a problem with the terminal, it didn't recognize my flask command! the whole issue started with WARNING: The script isort is installed in '/Users/bigdad/Library/Python/3.8/bin' which is not ...
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Clone Apt Packages Offline

I'm trying to figure out how can I clone apt (.deb) packages from one machine to another without using a remote repository meaning only by transferring files from one machine to the next. From what I ...
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Remove linux-image, grub etc from a chroot (Debian / Ubuntu)

I'm trying to create a chroot (later to be squashfs'd) from a linux installation. As such I'd like to remove the linux kernel, grub and the like. However, apt purge-ing the last linux image keeps ...
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Appx Package without install location

Recently I encountered some HD issues and I was forced to replace the affected drive. Unfortunately, several Microsoft store apps were stored on this very drive. I wanted to reinstall the affected ...
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How “clean” are Chocolatey installs and uninstalls?

I have installed Chocolatey and tested it by installing Docker Desktop. All is well and good, but I wonder, if I uninstall Docker Desktop through Chocolatey, will the package manager delete everything ...
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Invoke script, installed into NixOS

I need to create shell script inside NixOS, and then use it declaratively. For such situation, NixOS can provision shell script inside the system, but I bumped into troubles of invoking this script ...
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Visual Studio NuGet Package Manager on Mac doesn't work

I am new to Visual Studio and ASP.Net Core C#. I am running on macOS, which has been a bit tedious using visual studio. I have downloaded all the programs i need to start learning, however the NuGet ...
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Command not found, even though it is installed on debian

# mbr-install bash: mbr-install: command not found # apt install mbr-install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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Does Chocolatey has “brew tap” equivalent?

I was wondering if chocolatey package manager has something equivalent to brew tap? In the sense that as a developer I can host some template file(formula) on GitHub and add it to my chocolatey CLI ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 - Unresolved issue occured while calculating upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade my ubuntu distro from 18.04 lts to 20.04 lts and I get this error message while it's calculating data, An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. ...
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should I get rid of mutiple git installations, if so how? (OS X)

I hope the title isn't confusing, but I seem to have accumulated a couple of different versions of git in various directories over the years. I'd like to clean it all up and just have one version, and ...
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Common way to install packages in Windows

I'm not an expert on Windows, so my apologies if this question is either stupid or not of a good quality. I have a small software pipeline in Ubuntu (16.04 LTS) which is composed of few libraries (C++...
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RHEL yum Package Installation from Repository of Differing Release Number

I have two RHEL machines. One runs RHEL 6.9, and the other runs RHEL 7.7. I have access to local copies of both the RHEL 6.9 and the RHEL 7.7 repositories. This is the only repository access I have. ...
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List only packages specifically installed by the user with apt (or other pkg man). Without dependencies nor default packages. Without using History

So basically only the ones mentioned in commands such as sudo apt install X etc... I have not seen any post on this. Only about all installed packages on the system regardless of them being ...
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Issue with kali-menu installation in Kali Linux

I got the following error message when trying to install kali-menu package in Kali Linux. root@DarkShadow:~# apt-get install kali-menu -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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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yum giving error “[Errno 111]” Connection refused on RHEL

I am on RHEL server 7*. When I use yum (any command even help) I get this line every time. [Errno 111] Connection refused Things work, but lines like this keep coming.
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Installing Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 instead of the default Apache 2.4

I want to install Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. But I can’t find this version package in apt-cache policy apache2. How install it? Where to find it? Can this be done?
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Debian third party packages and deriv-archive-keyring

I'm researching how to supply some software as a Debian package. I intend to act as a third party supplier, and forgo adding the sources to Debian through a sponsor. Users must add the appropriate ...
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Match wildcard during zypper remove?

I'm trying to remove an old kernel from openSUSE. The openSUSE version is Tumbleweed (20191128), and the old kernel is 5.1.16. The manpage for Zypper is here. It looks like Zypper supports wildcards (...
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How to find out which packages are not required in a minimal system?

What I am trying to achieve: produce minimal OS installations for Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS keep enough packages, or be able to install such for Docker How to know - beyond blind trial&errro - ...
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Installing R on RHEL

Hi I'm trying to install R on this RHEL 8 machine, I have been trying to check a lot of other answers but none of them seem to be helping. I am listing my code and errors below [ec2-user@`]$ cat /etc/...
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Missing SELinux dependency for snapd

Following the instructions here (computingforgeeks.com) to install snap on CentOS 8, I run into the following snag when I run sudo dnf -y install snapd: Error: Problem: package snapd-2.42.1-1.el8....
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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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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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What is a good way to organize packages, bins, libraries, and dependencies for code development?

I am looking for a way to manage the packages and resources needed for different coding projects. I'm not sure that this is the correct place to ask this question but couldn't find a place that ...
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How to correctly install my released python package?

I released my package reclib on PyPI But when I try to pip install reclib, it gives me error: WARNING: No metadata found in /opt/conda/lib/python3.7/site-packages ERROR: Could not install packages ...
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Update management of large clusters of Ubuntu servers

is there any software that may be used for managing updates on group of Ubuntu machines? I would like to let some test machines get updated with all available ubuntu updates, then test the resulting ...
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How to install bzlib.h package without root privilege / yum command to install a software in home directory on remote server

I am trying to install a package that includes "bzlib.h" so that I am able to install the "AmberTools14"/"Amber14" software in my home directory on a remote server, but since I don't have root access, ...
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Can I install the python3 version of packages without having to specify python3 in their names?

I am contributing to an open source project and I am currently migrating it from python2 to python3 and I have a list of required_packages which includes: python-mysqldb and python-dev. Because of the ...
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How does Ubuntu version upgrade works (technically)?

I know that when I update my packages (programs, kernel, etc) it syncs from the repository and if there is a newer version updates to it. I think that OS updates are the same, however I don't know ...
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How do I install all dependencies automatically?

For example, I have "winehq-devel_4.12.1_buster_amd64", which requires "wine", which requires "wine-development", and so on. (I mean .deb files here, being installed by Package Manager) How do I ...
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Can not install mysql-server-5.7 on Ubuntu

I want to install mysql-server on my Ubuntu machine with sudo apt install mysql-server but the installation fails with this error This installation of MySQL is already upgraded to 5.7.26, use --...
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Errors while removing packages

I tried to remove packages using sudo apt autoremove But it shows the following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 ...
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NuGet pack command not copying files to output

I am currently in the process of moving my company's shared class library projects from project references to NuGet package references. I have had success converting all projects except one, which is ...

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