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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Is there a script to automatically fetch the newest installer of a program and install it? [closed]

I tinker around a lot with my windows installation, I got no clue what Im really doing so it comes to no surprise that I install a fresh install of windows every few weeks. Its really exhausting to ...
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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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macOS: 'conda init' fails with utf-8 codec can not decode byte 0xc3

Whilst trying to install Anaconda3 i run into this problem: (Python has been installed with home-brew before, the only version installed, as far is i can tell is python@3.7; Terminal locale should be ...
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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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Adding Kali Repository in Ubuntu

I've just switched to Ubuntu 18.04 and started taking cyber-security courses online. Pretty often it requires tools that are available in Kali Linux but not in Ubuntu. Is it possible to safely add the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 apt-get error

I tried all the methods. I searched online to fix the gnome-shell-common is not configured error but failed. yuxin@yuxinchen:~$ sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install -f Hit:1 http://security....
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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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apps without icons and packages without .sh or desktop files and an amator

i have two questions: i have installed sublime text 3 . i copied it's desktop file to /usr/share/applications/ and i changed icon property in desktop file to sublime_text.png. then i copied that png ...
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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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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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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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Install Python Pandas on MobaXTerm

So I've been struggling to install python pandas that I need to run install another package. I am using Python 3.6 with MobaXTerm. Whenever I type the command to install pandas, I get the following (I ...
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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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Can I temporarily install a package with apt

I frequently find myself interested in trying out a few different packages to solve a problem, to find out which one I prefer, and compare their benefits. A trivial example might be comparing emacs, ...
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Different versions on website and package manager

I am currently using Manjaro as my distro. I wanted to install the pulseeffects package. The trouble is the package manager, Pamac (both GUI and CLI), install an older version (4.6.3-1). While the ...
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Issue with Installing Anaconda packages

I'm trying to install into anaconda a pywinauto package which I downloaded from conda-forge. However I keep getting this error C:\>C:\ProgramData\Anaconda3\python.exe -m conda install C:\Users\...
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On CentOS - how to maintain custom changes after packages get upgraded

I have this applied to my centos 7.6 system chmod o+rwx /var/spool/cron (please no hint on that this might not be a good idea) The system is only used for having tomcat runnning a web application - ...
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Not able to uninstall CUDA 10.1 on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS

I am trying to uninstall Cuda 10.1 on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS but I am not able to uninstall it using the instructions given on nvidia website. I have installed CUDA 10.1 on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS using the ...
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uninstall mongodb-compass from kubuntu18.04

I tried to install latest stable version (1.18.0) of mongodb-compass on kubuntu 18.04 but faced issues to launch the application. Then I found out that this version has some issues with ubuntu/kubuntu ...
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Offline installation of Python setuptools_scm in python 2.7

I'm new to Python and we have an installation of Python 2.7 on our Unix server. Our server doesn't have access to the internet and I need to install some modules not already in the Python standard ...
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Uninstall pip dependency with a hyphen at the start of it's name

I accidentally globally installed a package called -igalixir with pip3. When I try to uninstall it with pip3 uninstall -igalixir it interprets -igalixir as a command line option. I have tried ...
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Should my package have its own user by default?

When I create a package that should run a daemon on the user's system (or on an embedded system), is it good security practice to create a user and/or group for that package at install time? I know ...
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Why does yum update says it is “Installing” one of the packages?

When I run yum update, it lists the packages that it will upgrade. For one of the packages, kernel, it lists it under the "Installing" header. All other packages are listed under the "Upgrading" ...
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How do I upgrade Guix?

Guix 1.0.0 was released recently. I have an old version that I installed once and did not use for a long time, so I decided to try 1.0.0. $ guix --version guix (GNU Guix) 0.16.0 Copyright (C) 2018 ...
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What causes the APT error “You have held broken packages” when trying to install a newer or older version of some package?

I currently have a Debian 9 system, with a LAMP stack installed from the official repositories (Apache 2.4.25, PHP 7.0.33, MariaDB 10.1.38) I need to install PHP 7.3 because an application needs it. ...
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Why is my local package version older than the one in the Arch Repositories and still shown as up-to-date

I'm a relatively new user of Manjaro and wanted to try it to always get the latest versions of projects that I use. However right now, even after executing trizen -Syyu multiple times, trizen -s ...
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Chocolatey throwing errors when installing openvpn

As the title describes, choco install openvpn returns the below error; ERROR: Unable to import PGP key C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\lib\openvpn\tools\openvpn_public_key.asc' in the temporary keyring ...
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sending packet with scapy custom ethernet header

Why sending packet with different ethernet source Mac address never reach target? Note: I used scapy sendp for sending the packet and I have my friends laptop up and connected to network?

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