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Questions tagged [apt]

Advanced Packaging Tool, the package manager for Debian-based distributions. It is also the most used tool for installing packages in Ubuntu. Questions about using any of the apt tools should use this tag.

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Apt repo add with human error, empty AppCenter

I installed Elementary OS since 2 weeks now, and I wanted to install Syncthing, what I did... But I went to this page and due to my window width, I typed 2 commands instead of one : echo "deb https:...
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Fresh installation - apt-get update fails with 403 forbidden

Iam quite new to linux. After I did fresh install from iso and update system components from AppCenter I wanted to install net-tools using apt-get. firstly I did sudo apt-get update but got error. ...
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Repository problems, on a new installed Juno

After a brand new installation of Elementaty Juno (I come from Linux Mint) I got errors like this one, when updating the system: El repositorio «http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter juno Release» ...
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Problems installing elementary tweaks in Juno

Following these steps: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt update sudo apt install elementary-tweaks I get this output, indicating an error: guillermo@guillermo-...
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Juno Failed to Fetch Updates - Missing Release file

I've just installed elementary OS Juno, but I'm getting into trouble when I try to get updates, both via AppCenter or terminal. It seems it cannot fetch updates since it cannot find Release file in ...
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Can't install Mega on Juno

On Juno the default Mega deb package is not installing because of missing dependencies which using sudo apt install -f does not resolve. In face of better solution I came here to see what can be done, ...
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Cannot install gcc and g++ on Elementary OS Juno

Yesterday, I installed Elementary OS Juno. This is a fresh install. When I tried to install g++ it gave me following stream of Errors. Basically some dependencies are unmet. When I tried to install ...
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Juno sources - no release file

I have just installed Juno but cannot update. sudo apt update [sudo] password for cipeos: Sorry, try again. [sudo] password for cipeos: Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/...
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Can't upgrade my packages

Short version: I can't upgrade my packages (I'm using Elementary OS 0.4.1, based on Ubuntu - that's why I'm asking here). Long version: First step I try fetching package informations via sudo apt-...
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How configure apt-get with proxy

I'm new one on elementary, I work behind a proxy. I cant get work apt -get behind a proxy , i tried to edit /etc/apt/apt.conf but i can't find, thanks for your help
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E: Unable to correct dependencies. when upgrade after installing wine from dpkg

i have been installing wine from offline dpkg i follow the tutorial here : https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu then after installing it fail. when i update then upgrade here's the output : vandoc@Vandoc:...
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The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/tsvetko.tsvetkov/trusty-backports/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a Release file

When running sudo apt-get update on Elementary OS Loki, it returns the following error messages: ** (appstreamcli:14245): WARNING **: No origin found for file ppa.launchpad.net_nathan- ...
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Getting Trusty backports error while updating

I am getting the following errors while running the command sudo apt-get update: Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/tsvetko.tsvetkov/trusty- backports/ubuntu ...
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Loki: problems with apt and missing terminal

Hello other elementary os users today my friend was trying to add daily elementary os ppa after adding ppa he ran update cmd in terminal and did a reboot after reboot i noticed that terminal and ...
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Broken apport return [Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)]

When I try to update the system or install updates through: sudo apt update; sudo apt upgrade -y; I get an error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) When processing the following ...
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Cannot install Elementary Tweaks in Loki (no release file for the repo)

I'm back to elementary after some absence and I hope to keep using it, but I have no big incentive so far. After discovering that adding repos was disabled by default, as well as the Ubuntu's ...
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Hash sum mismatch on apt update

Get:14 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB] Err:13 http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter xenial/main amd64 ...
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Unable to install wine due to unmet dependencies

I'm trying to install Wine on eOS 0.4.1 by following instructions from wine site but every time I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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apt update “does not have a Release file”

I'm trying to fix this issue when running sudo apt update: E: The repository 'https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu loki Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository ...
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apt-get: Unmet dependencies for almost every package

I'm running Elementary os 0.4.1 loki. After doing some magic with apt-get I managed to broke it so some packages won't install. Then I tried to fix it with some solutions I found on Google like apt-...
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Graphic glitch after interrupted apt upgrade?

I'm new to this forum, so sorry for any mistakes.. Today I booted my Elementary OS into this (see the screenshot). Blurred or missing texts, no text in menus... But pages and menus a rendering ...
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Error installing OS updates — “Too few items to process”

I was downloading OS updates as per usual while working, and when I finished working I realized the installation had gotten stuck. I was trying to install another package and wanted to use apt, which ...
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apt-get is busted, linux noob

elementary os hasn't been able to update for a long time now. Apt get update works, but i get a bunch of 404 errors. The errors are only for arm64 packages and im on an AMD64 system so i havnt been ...
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Missing release files during apt update [duplicate]

I will post it here, since I cannot find chat to ask a question or any specific place to post bugs. Sorry, if it's wrong place to post such bug, redirect me in right direction please. My setup ...
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Adwaita package removed - can’t boot in

I am not an expert in the terminal but I understand how it works a little. So I wanted to remove some themes from my elementary OS Loki. First I deleted the .theme folder, but on the tweaks I could ...
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apt update fails with GPG Error for appcenter xenial InRelease no public key

since a few days I cannot apt update any more, it says Hit:1 http://repo.steampowered.com/steam precise InRelease Hit:2 http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

After doing a dist-upgrade Firefox got updated to the latest version, how can I go back to the previous version?
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can't use apt-get install XXXX and dpkg -i XXXX? (Loki 0.4)

mx1@loki:~$ sudo apt-get install codeblocks Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these:...
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Failed to Authenticate apt upgrade

Command run: sudo apt upgrade [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages ...
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Error while doing 'sudo apt update': no Release file

Whenever I do sudo apt update, I get the following response: Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu loki InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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Prevent Background Downloading of updates

Firstly thank you to everybody that contributes to Elementary OS, what a great product. Please help, I have limited bandwidth which is costly where I am. I have tried numerous ways of disabling the ...
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Problem with apt-get update in crontab @reboot

I wrote a simple bash script to keep my system updated, and put it on a crontab to execute @reboot: (sudo apt-get update) >> /home/raphael/Documents/Logs/updateLogs.txt (sudo apt-get upgrade -...
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`apt update` is broken and appcenter doesn't show any apps

I haven't done anything weird I don't think. Haven't changed any of my sources or anything like that. When trying an apt update I get this: [~] ∞ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/...
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Why is packagekitd is running?

I look into processes on my laptop. It is T420. There is one process in top five. It is packagekitd. /usr/lib/packagekit/packagekitd. I don't understand why do I need packagekitd running?
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App Center package website down [closed]

I upgraded the App Center to 0.2.3, but then the site, http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter, the packages are hosted on is reporting a bad gateway. The App Center isn't showing anything other than ...
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Why is my Elementary OS Not Updating via terminal / Apps are not updating from App Center?

I am not able to update apps or the OS. While upgrading from the terminal, I am getting this error message: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 271161 files and directories ...
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Cannot install/update packages. Pantheon Files error

As the title says, I cannot install or update any packages, either from console via apt-get nor in the AppStore. The following packages have unmet dependencies: pantheon-files : Depends: libpantheon-...
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Unable to install any softwares

I just installed elementary on my HP Pavilion, dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 10. I can't install anything, using either the app center or apt-get. Here's what is happening when I try to ...
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i have a problem with Android studio AVD and apt-get

so first. I've installed Android Studio and its working fine, except when I try to create AVD virtual device it says: An error occurred while creating the AVD. See idea.log for details. i found a ...
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How do I resolve GPG NO_PUBKEY errors?

After attempting to update within the command line, the system ends with these errors. Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: https://repo.skype.com/deb ...
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I extendedly removed apt package manager, how to fix?

I have removed apt as I was removing keyring with the Synaptic Package Manager. Removed the following ESSENTIAL packages: apt Completely removed the following packages: ubuntu-keyring Removed the ...
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(libcups2) dependency hell after apt upgrade

Some broken packages have been shipped in mainline. Package libcups2 has broken apt completely after an upgrade. When I try apt -f install the package manager suggests to remove a whole batch of ...
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Hash Sum Mismatch Error

I am getting a hash sum mismatch error. I have several ppa's hopefully this is not the cause. tweaks, libreoffice, and caffeine, vivaldi, opera I followed the instructions Update error (sudo apt-get ...
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Getting errors while using the command sudo apt-get update

When I use the command I seem to be getting these errors: Err:46 http://ppa.launchpad.net/t-tujikawa/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Ign:52 http://ppa.launchpad.net/t-...
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Install libgtk2.0-0:i386 dependency problems

I'm trying to install libgtk2.0-0:i386 to solve this error: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory However, when I try ...
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apt-get and add-apt-repository not working

When I try to use the command sudo apt-get install chromium-browser, I get the output Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to ...
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Cannot Install Shutter Elementary Os

pk@pk:~$ sudo apt-get install -f shutter Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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What does this error mean? (“Ignoring file '20auto-upgrades.ucf-dist'”)

apt update gives me this error: Ignoring file '20auto-upgrades.ucf-dist' in directory '/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension What should I do?
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Not able to install applications

This error keeps showing up E: mysql-common: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2 E: libmysqlclient20: 25.0000:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
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Why do I get these errors?

W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/elementary-os-ubuntu-os-patches-xenial.list:1 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/patches.list:1 W: ...