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Typically used in reference to Linux software, a “package” refers to a compressed file archive containing all of the files that come with a particular application.

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Which packages are used/required in buildroot for SSH?

I need to write a configuration file which should include all the packages that are required and used for SSH in buildroot.
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How to efficiently update a package on debian beyond what is available from the repository?

How to update a debian package beyond what is available with apt-get from the official repository of my version of Debian (9.13). For example Python3.7>Python3.0, or meson0.37.1-1>meson0.54. For ...
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Installing R 'greenbrown' package on Mac in R 4.1.2

I recently switched to Mac from Windows and I need to use the 'greenbrown' package to run some code. However, when I try to install as per the online instructions, I get errors that I think are ...
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Why do I get a failure to get http://deb.debian.org/debian/dists/bullseye-updates/InRelease when doing apt update on Debian?

I have gone to install a new program, and when I have done an update I have received several warnings: W: Failed to get http://deb.debian.org/debian/dists/bullseye-updates/InRelease Cannot start ...
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Cannot install packages with pip - error with inconsistent version but version matches metadata

I recently have an issue trying to install anything with pip. It keeps trying older versions complaining that each one has a version mismatch, when it matches perfectly fine. This following log is ...
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What is libnss_dns.so and libnss_files.so library? What dependency do they have on openssh?

I am trying to ssh into my board ( Imx6 Humming board) through my PC using Putty.I get "unexpectedly closed network connection" immediately after login prompt in putty. Replacing these 2 ...
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Unable to locate package neofetch on apt install neofetch

I'm trying to install neofetch on a Linux server running Debian 8, I'm already on root, I type apt install neofetch but it returns E: Unable to locate package neofetch. I tried apt-get install ...
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E: Unable to locate package linux-tools-5.4.0-77-generic on WSL Debian 11

I'm following this oficial guide to Connecting USB devices to WSL2 but I'm stuck installing linux-tools-5.4.0-77-generic. I'm executing the $ sudo apt install linux-tools-5.4.0-77-generic command but ...
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Why did /usr/bin/php did point to a new version after a reboot

I use ubuntu 20.04 with it's default PHP 7.4 I had to use PHP 7.2 to update the dependencies of an old project, so I used ppa:ondrej/php sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to build libnice 0.1.18 deb

debian, up to sid, currently only has libnice 0.1.16. libnice 0.1.18 requires meson >= 0.52, however it's not in debian 10 (buster, stable) yet. Thus I've installed it from sid. I've downloaded ...
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VirtualBox Kernel driver not installed (rc=1908)

I am trying to setup a Windows 10 (guest) VM on Ubuntu 20.04 (host) and I am stuck with the following problem when trying to launch it. The virtual machine 'Windows 10 Pro' has terminated ...
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Linux: How to Completely Remove ALL Traces of a Program?

Is there a way to completely remove ALL traces of a program in Linux? I've researched a lot on this, and I've seen people talk about apt-get remove packagename, apt-get purge packagename, apt-get ...
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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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Offline Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade

after long time searching for an essential procedure for Ubuntu 20.04 install, I came here to ask because nowhere is indicated a procedure like this which I consider is very essential. I start with ...
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Is it safe to install Ubuntu's .deb packages on debian? Are .deb packages universal?

Case in point, AppImage Launcher I wanted to install the .deb package for it but they only had options for bionic and xenial. I am running debian 10 buster. So I wasn't sure with how unstable linux is,...
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Is it possible to convert a Debian package to an Arch Linux package?

I have download Debian package from here Max Auto Clicker and I get this package file maxautoclicker_1.1_amd64.deb. I would like to convert it to an Arch Linux package: .pkg.tar.zst; is this possible? ...
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Ansible - Python - Docker: Module not found docker / docker-py — WHY No module found error is coming in Python prompt and in Ansible

Ansible 2.8.3 When I run my playbook, I see the following error. TASK [deployer_role : Creating network] ************************************************************************************************...
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Pacman and Arch Linux - No longer booting due to package issues, glibc

After having some pacman issues, I am not longer able to boot into my arch linux systemafter grub. All I get is a black screen without the ability to input anything. I believe this is due to ...
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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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Unable to set python environments with old interpreters

I have installed virtualenvwrapper on Arch Linux, as well as the AUR repository python38 so I can set an environment and work with TensorFlow. I have set up .bashrc as usually recommended on the docs ...
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Blacklist Powershell packages

Hello everyone since there is no discussion about blacklisting PowerShell packages (at least I think that there is none), I am asking you here. I asked same question on Stackoverflow but it was off ...
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Why do I have to download some python libraries before pip installing them?

It is possible to install most python libraries like numpy, sklearn, pandas by "pip-installing" them, i.e. pip install numpy However, other libraries like tensorflow, keras and opencv I ...
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When libc6 will be updated for Ubuntu 18.04?

I have problem with getting latest version of libc6 on my Ubuntu 18.04 and some other packages in general. As it can be seen on this page, there is libc6 2.32 for latest Ubuntu, but the highest ...
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Kali (WSL2) installing kali-linux-default: Unable to fetch some archives

After apt-get install kali-linux-default I'm getting: Ign:1 http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling/non-free amd64 wce all 1.42-beta-0kali3 Ign:2 http://http.kali.org/kali kali-rolling/main amd64 ...
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How I can lock a package to a minor version in Fedora 33?

I have a VM running Fedora 33 but recently I find out the VM crashing because the kernel was updated to the latest version (see dnf info kernel below). I have also found that kernel 5.8.x makes the VM ...
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Whats going on in my kali linux? E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages. Im a Newbie

I was installing this package when this happened. root@kali:~/airgeddon# apt install isc-dhcp-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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How to verify a package after downloading from repositories

I have downloaded filezilla package using the command: # apt download filezilla So I have: # ls filezilla_3.50.0-3_amd64.deb UPDATE So I check sums: # md5sum filezilla_3.50.0-3_amd64.deb ...
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Cordova Electron Builder Icon Packaged Wrong on Linux

When building a Cordova app for Electron on Linux, the icon file in platforms/electron/build-res has the improper name installer.png. (The Linux configuration page says The icon filename must contain ...
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How to make a Package for any series? (Debian/Ubuntu launchpad PPA)

I have a PPA on the launchpad for my little project called Qpdf Tools (https://launchpad.net/~silash35/+archive/ubuntu/qpdftools). In the process of making the source package, I wrote a Debian/...
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broken packages occur when to install aptitude in debian

I want to install aptitude in my latest debian10.0.4(host is debian9,virtual machine in the host is debian10.0.4): sudo apt-get install aptitude Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Transferring AppX Package from Working Computer to Another

I have a computer with the version of the Photos app which has the ability to caption videos. I tried to update this app on the user's computer, but it wouldn't update or reinstall through the store. ...
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apt install fails due to unmet dependencies and held broken packages

I'm attempting to compile synergy from source. But to do so I need to install a number of dependencies. The issue I'm having is that when i go install several of the dependencies I get unmet ...
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Unable to update or install packages in Manjaro KDE

I did a fresh install of Manjaro KDE on one of my laptops. I have run Manjaro Xfce before, but I am a rather inexperienced user. I tried to install some of my favorite packages using Pamac 9.2.0-1 ...
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What are com.[username].[api]? and how are they hosted? [closed]

I am trying to learn about API wrappers (still have no clue as to how they are made) and was wondering, if I ever were to make any wrappers for APIs, how would I host them? I have used APIs before ...
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install sendkeys package on python 3.7.4

im using win10, python 3.7.4 and tried literally every solution on google, im so frustrated. when installing using 'pip install sendkeys' i first got an error saying i need VS14.0, so i installed it ...
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How to install packages to specific versions of Python?

I have multiple versions of Python installed on my system (Mac) according to the VS Code interpreter selector: Python 2.7.1 64-bit in usr/bin/python Python 3.7.4 64-bit ('base': conda) in anaconda3/...
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RStudio: Trouble uploading an Excel file. "No package called 'pkgconfig'

I was able to import an excel spreadsheet into RStudio and work on it while at work, so I decided to email myself the same spreadsheet and work on it at home as well. When I downloaded the excel file ...
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How does sudo apt-get remove package_name handle dependencies?

I installed smartmontools and it installed alot of stuff with it like a Postfix mail server/system. I was wondering how Ubuntu handles uninstalls of the side tools and side packages when removing the ...
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Unable to install Tidyverse Package in RStudio

When i try to install Tidyverse package in RStudio im geetting following error and installation gets terminated. Warning in install.packages : unable to access index for repository https://cran....
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How do I make a GitHub repository into an exe?

I know this is going to sound so dumb because I am new into software developing. I have found this GitHub repository which I plan to modify. Let's just say I fork this repository and modify it. How ...
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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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Change directory R looks for packages that are outside conda environment

I am using R in RStudio outside of a conda environment (I have miniconda3 installed to operate QIIME2). However, when I try installing R packages, I am always getting errors as R is always looking in ...
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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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Having problems installing R package due to accented username

I am working with RStudio on Windows 10 and trying to install package "hms" with no success. It seems that the problem is with my accented name in the Users account. Here is the error: * installing *...
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Windows PowerShell returns error for "python --version" even though I have it installed

For a very long time I've used python to code. I installed Anaconda and I use Visual Studio Code to write the code. I want to download a new package using pip, and following the "Installing packages" ...
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udunits2 package installation in Docker image

I'm trying to install the R package udunits2/units in a Docker image FROM jupyter/datascience-notebook:abdb27a6dfbb USER root RUN sudo apt-get update RUN sudo apt-get install -y libudunits2-dev RUN ...
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Atom apm show package config information

I am currently trying to set up Atom's linter-eslint as per instructions here. Whilst the tutorial cites a settings page for the linter-eslint I receive no such thing. Perhaps all the config is no ...
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User key binding for packages in Sublime 3

I'm using OS X. At the moment I cannot determine whether it is possible to add user key bindings to packages added to Sublime Text 3. I'm trying to add a user key binding to an action in a package I ...
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Trying to write haskell in emacs but not working, get error 'The Haskell process 'haskell' has died. Restart?"

Trying to write haskell in emacs but not working, get error 'The Haskell process 'haskell' has died. Restart?" I installed the packages for haskell but somehow the code cannot be complied. Can someone ...
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Can no longer login after update - Failed to start Service for snap application quassel-kalikiana.core

After updating my Manjaro GNOME edition last night I come to login this morning and I'm presented with an error screen before the select user option even shows and gives me a logout button. When ...
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