Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

0
votes
1answer
13 views

How can I create an apt repository mirror on a network that is isolated from the internet?

I have a network that has no internet connectivity from any of the devices. The only way I can get data on it from the outside world is via a USB mass storage device (USB stick, external hard drive, ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Tell APK to install a flagged package

I am trying to install megatools on an Alpine Linux container in Docker. This package is flagged because a new version is available. How can I force apk to install this package despite the flag? I ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

Can a modified PKGBUILD file persist through updates w/ AUR helper?

I'm using an AUR helper (Yay) on an Arch Linux system. I want to modify the PKGBUILD file for a particular package (ffmpeg-git) prior to compiling the package (I'm enabling hardware encoding/decoding)....
0
votes
1answer
20 views

i3 messed up after Ubuntu update

So after updating my packages today, i3 is messed up. As far as I can tell all my config files are still in the correct place / present, I am not sure why and what on gods green earth is happening. ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

SumatraPDF via scoop: how to set as default application?

Recently I have been trying out Scoop, which seems great for things like nodejs, yarn, git, etc.. But I am having troubles with applications that would otherwise also create file associations. Like ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

How to make PKGBUILD install to /usr/bin/ with dependencies?

I'm writing a PKGBUILD for meetalva.io so I can submit it to AUR—so others can install it through yaourt. The binary Alva has two library dependencies, libnode.so and libffmpeg.so, which I need to ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Create APK package from existing files

I have a bunch of files in several directories and would like to create an APK package out of them and publish it in a private repository. For dpkg-deb + apt-ftparchive on Debian/Ubuntu or for ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

How to know which package is the one responsible for installing a given program

MEGA summary: How to search for programs easier when there is no access to GUI internet browser, I have no phone on me etc. Just having CLI in linux. Let's say I'm using CentOS 7 and I'm looking for ...
2
votes
1answer
166 views

Is there a way to download individual .apk packages from Alpine repos?

I need to install a couple of packages on a device that does not have internet access. The idea was to download packages, transfer them to the device and then install using apk add --allow-untrusted ...
0
votes
1answer
255 views

friendly-recovery is broken, keeps returning exit status 1

I have Windows Subsystem for Linux running Ubuntu 16.04 (but with Linux Mint 19 packages). At one point, I made the mistake of installing a different kernel, which also installed grub-pc and friendly-...
1
vote
2answers
289 views

MSYS2 and “At least one valid and enabled repository required for this action to succeed.”

I have separate MSYS2 32-bit and 64-bit installed on a Windows 8.1 test machine. MSYS2 was acquired from the MinGW-64 download page. Each installation has developer tools installed like GCC, Git, GDB, ...
-4
votes
1answer
35 views

hiding or camouflaging software [closed]

We are a small IT service provider and are planning to provide a VPN service to one of our customers. Since another rival IT service provider also has access to our customer's laptops and if they can ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

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 (...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Get Source for Arch Linux Package?

In Debian based distributions you can run apt-get source <package_name> to fetch the source code for a package. What is the equivalent for pacman on Arch Linux?
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How to install cmdline on Oracle Linux server

I am running into error "package require cmdline" while making a build and need this package, how can I install this package? I Looked at How to install a Tcl package? which doesnt exactly tell how ...
2
votes
0answers
209 views

How to install packages on Linux without root-access?

For whatever reasons, root-capable administrators at our organization limit the choice of packages to the vendor's official "base" repository (RHEL). Not even EPEL is possible, much less IUS. Our ...
1
vote
1answer
191 views

cygwin package binaries are missing after installation

I've been using the cygwin and its package manager for months now without a problem. Today I tried to install "curl"+ "jq" (Bin) and even though it did not throw an error and is showing as "...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

pip does not detect user-installed packages after upgrading system python?

I use Python on my Fedora KDE (x64) PC. I used to have Fedora 25, and I had installed Python 3.5 using sudo dnf install python3 and several packages like numpy and scipy using commands like sudo dnf ...
0
votes
1answer
729 views

“gpg: keyserver receive failed: No route to host” error when running 'yay'

I'm fairly new to Arch Linux, and trying to update my packages. I'm running the latest version of Antergos. Using yay with no arguments, it mostly goes well, up until this: ==> PGP keys need ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Python package installation

I have been using Python for years, both versions 2.x and 3.x and both are installed on my machine. But I am still unable to install packages properly, this is still black art for me ! When I ...
1
vote
1answer
268 views

Does updating CentOS minor version enable you to update software to newer level?

I've been hearing rumors like this: if you don't update your CentOS minor version, such as from 6.5 to 6.9, some packages is not going to get updates from yum update. is this true? If I have to ...
0
votes
0answers
125 views

Upgrading CentOS 6.x kernel packages with CentOS 7 kernel packages

I have a question, I want to update the kernel packages on CentOS 6.9 server for security updates with the latest kernel package from CentOS 7. http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/updates/x86_64/...
1
vote
1answer
202 views

Installing readahead on Debin 9

Recently installed debian 9 on my computer. I'd like to install the package 'readahead' but seems like I cannot find it. Should I install it from a previous debian version?
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Installed package on FreeBSD, it's working fine but not listed in “pkg info” or “pkg query”?

I just used pkg info to check packages on my FreeBSD system (in case of future rebuild), and notice that ffmpeg isn't in the list. I know ffmpeg is installed and working, because I installed it about ...
1
vote
1answer
389 views

Understanding why apt-get will remove certain packages

Is there any easy way to figure out why apt-get will remove certain packages when doing apt-get remove on others? I'm removing just a bunch of font files, and all of sudden apt-get thinks that my ...
1
vote
0answers
178 views

List local chocolatey packages and order by installation date

Chocolatey packages tend to accumulate when you have installed them long ago and have stopped using them later. I could go manually through a list of local packages choco list -lo But with a long ...
1
vote
1answer
234 views

Using Go installed by non-default golang package on Debian

I am trying to install go 1.8. The apt package of anything but golang-1.7 doesn't work. Golang-1.7 installs properly, golang-1.8 doesn't. Is the package in the repo wrong/incomplete? Debian claims ...
0
votes
0answers
523 views

osx homebrew permission issues

I am having a lot of permission issue on my OSX 10.13.4 machine. Homebrew seems to be unable to correctly finish the package installation correctly. Here is the following exemple for npm but I have ...
0
votes
2answers
168 views

Multiarch on Debian 9 breaks my system

I have a fresh, brand new installation of Debian 9. After installation was completed, I installed the NVIDIA proprietary driver and everything worked fine. The problem started when I tried to ...
0
votes
0answers
182 views

How to install package as root from PyDev?

I am using Eclipse, and I need to install a package from pip. I went to preferences (⌘,) and navigated to PyDev > Interpreters > Python Interpreter and clicked on the interpreter I am using. I clicked ...
0
votes
0answers
152 views

Errors when trying to compile checkinstall from source on Cygwin

I'm running Cygwin on top of Windows 7. I'm having trouble trying to install the checkinstall utility from source, and the culprit appears to be gcc. When I run /.configure, I get the error: -bash: ....
0
votes
0answers
576 views

Nuget Server:The V2 feed at … returned an unexpected status code '404 Not Found'

I try to configurate Nuget server on ly local computer, but i can not do it. I open issue on github, but nobody answer to me. So, i post this question here: Details about Problem Visual Studio 2017 ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Custom repository manager + client authentication

I would like to setup a completely private repository manager to be able to push my own packages to my specific units via Internet. I would like to deploy several units in different locations and I ...
1
vote
1answer
162 views

Red Hat 7 npm package installing error

I trying install npm but system shows me this error: [root@myserver etc]# npm install npm@latest -g npm http GET https://registry.npmjs.org/npm npm http 200 https://registry.npmjs.org/npm npm ERR! ...
3
votes
2answers
940 views

Where do packages installed with DNF get stored?

With APT (Ubuntu), downloaded packages are stored at: /var/cache/apt/archives Where does DNF (Fedora) store downloaded packages?
1
vote
0answers
2k views

How to solve apt error “E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages”

I am running this command: sudo apt install libqt5svg5-private-dev I receive the error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
1
vote
0answers
455 views

Package Manager installation for Linux from scratch (LFS)

I have successfully build Linux based system using Linux from scratch. Now I want to install Debian (dpkg/apt) package manager for updating my packages. I have used below mentioned hint as a ...
0
votes
1answer
230 views

make not recognizing opam installed ocamlfind

I'm trying to run make involving a dependency on ocamlfind but when I try to install that, it gives me a circular dependency and a dependency on ocaml-base-nox. I figured out that I could get ocaml-...
3
votes
1answer
330 views

What is the last part of rpm package release field?

Example 1: using yum info vim-enhanced I get this: Name : vim-enhanced Arch : x86_64 Epoch : 2 Version : 7.4.629 Release : 5.el6_8.1 Size : 2.2 M Repo : ...
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

Accidently Removed mysql-server from kali linux 2017.1. How To Reinstall It?

I have accidentally removed mysql-server from my Kali Linux 2017.1 by using following commands: sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common sudo apt-get auto remove sudo apt-...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

Resume partial dnf package downloads

I have a slow, metered and unstable connection. I use Fedora 24 and its default package manager is dnf. If downloads fail amidst an install, it will skip packages that have been already download in ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

A workaround which lets you use `mk-build-deps` (and fakeroot) on the Windows Linux Subsystem on Windows 10

apt-get build-dep apt-get build-dep is a useful tool. It installs the "build dependencies" of the specified application. For example: sudo apt-get build-dep firefox will install all the tools you ...
1
vote
1answer
716 views

GPG Key import error on yum / dnf / fedup upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade my system from Fedora 24 to Fedora 25 using fedup (actually a shortcut to dnf system-upgrade). It fails with some warning about a GPG key. It offers me to import it, but it ...
0
votes
1answer
849 views

E: flAbsPath on /var/lib/dpkg/status failed whenever trying to install any software or to update in Kali Linux 2.0

#apt-get update Fetched 26.5 MB in 3min 1s (146 kB/s) Output directory /var/lib/debtags/ does not exist Reading package lists... Error! E: flAbsPath on /var/...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

running amd64 application on i686 machine that support CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit (lscpu confirms) using QEMU. My OS ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to run my amd64 app on my i686 that supports CPU op-mode(s) 32-bit and 64-bit using QEMU. I've got an error: /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2: No such file or directory I print command sudo ...
1
vote
0answers
449 views

Why apt would not downgrade a package

I have some package that I want to manually downgrade. If I run apt-cache policy, I see the needed version: $ apt-cache policy foo-package | head foo-package: Installed: 0.21.0-0 Candidate: 0.21....
1
vote
0answers
246 views

Install unstable package dolphin-emu (Dolphin Emulator) on Debian

I'm running Debian 8.7 and I want to install the unstable package dolphin-emu so I can play GameCube games on my computer. I followed this answer on Serverfault to change my apt configuration so I ...
3
votes
1answer
20 views

The way to file a new-package request (“RFP”) with the Chocolatey team

If you're using Debian Linux and apt-get, and you want to ask the Debian team to create a new package, you file a Debian RFP bug. If you're using Fedora Linux and yum, you visit the Package Database ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

installing aptitude package manager on debian core.with the following code It is saying that package 'aptitude' has no installation candidate.

how can i install aptitude on debian 8.7. I mean the debian core since the installation have not given me any desktop options. i used the netinstall but it did not give me any desktop option so now ...