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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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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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No module named apt_pkg

Had this error while trying to install Lutris :sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lutris-team/lutris and then this came out : Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line ...
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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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Cannot Update: Failed to update “Shortcuts”

I have Elementary OS 6 Odin installed on a laptop that can triple boot Windows, Elementary and Zorin OS. When I try to update it from the ApppCenter, I get this message (can't install any software too)...
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"Invalid key resource URL" When adding key for Elementary tweaks

Hello every one I recently intalled Elementary OS and now I get some issues when trying to add new repositorys. I wanted to install Elementary OS tweaks and I'm getting the following error Executing: /...
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AppCenter not updating

I was hoping you could help me to the right direction. I have seen another post with the exact same issue though it was unanswered. AppCenter is showing the following components to be updated however ...
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Apt update fails with Error 401 Unauthorized

Issue: $ sudo apt upgrade -y Err:1 https://pkg.surfacelinux.com/debian release/main amd64 libwacom-surface amd64 1.12-2 401 Unauthorized [IP: 185.199.110.133 443] Err:2 https://pkg.surfacelinux....
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Elementary OS 6 not booting - drops into initramfs prompt

The issue has occurred after the accepted solution to https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/675425/regular-update-broke-initramfs-on-elementary-os-6/675476#675476 This is how my screen looks when I ...
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Default Music app invisible by apt

Is it just me? Default music app is not listed by apt package manager. If you type apt list --installed | grep io.elementary.music nothing is found, but it is possible to launch app from terminal. I ...
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Is it a way to resolve apt vs. AppCenter updates error?

First I have installed nvidia drivers through apt — all updates was through AppCenter. But one time I ran the command sudo apt upgrade — which included nvidia drivers. From now on I get the "...
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postgress still showing in apt update even after uninstall

I have uninstall postgress sql from my machine with command: sudo apt-get --purge remove postgresql sudo apt-get purge postgresql* sudo apt-get --purge remove postgresql postgresql-doc postgresql-...
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gnome-software alongside app center in EOS 6

In Elementary OS 6 , the AppCenter only features curated apps in flatpak format and, as a backup solution, the developers offer the possibility to "sideload" apps from flathub. While I ...
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File manager deleted after update, now can't reinstall it (broken dependencies)

After a recent update and apt autoremove, the Elementary OS files app was somehow removed. I tried to reinstall it from the appstore, only for it to complain that tumbler and tumbler extras needed ...
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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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Workaround: How to fix GTK theme issue installed from APT

I've installed Elementary Odin wanting to give the Elementary OS dark mode a try. I really liked the dark theme but was upset that when I installed a GTK application from APT not Flatpak it gives you ...
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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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Updating Hera: Expected bionic but got trusty

When I check for updates on AppCenter, I get an error message "failed to fetch updates" W: Conflicting distribution: http://ppa.launchpad.net/deadsnakes/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease (expected bionic ...
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add-apt-repository not working

When I try running sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openrazer/stable it hangs. I am on Elementary OS 5.1 Hera. No other repositories work. I have install software-properties-common and its dependencies. If ...
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Can I run 'sudo apt autoremove' safley?

I'm just wondering if I can run sudo apt autoremove with the following packages installed. I have run it a number of times before on ubuntu and I am on a laptop and sometimes the GUI fails, sound card ...
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latest update broke wingpanel, login graphically is not possible

After a brand new install, I updated elementary (5.1.7) and wingpanel disappeared on the top. On reboot I get the "starting the session has failed." error when I try to login. Realizing I ...
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Apt related error (maybe appcenter?)

Sometimes, I think when I use AppCenter, my laptop randomly starts overworking itself. Upon investigation, it turns out that the log file /var/log/apt/term.log gets spammed with the lines Use of ...
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Can't remove packages after removal of third party repository

Seeing how Ubuntu 18.04 has an EOL version of PHP in the package repository, I ended up following this tutorial to install a newer PHP version. All seemed fine, but I ended up wanting to remove this ...
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ElementaryOS repository doesn' t upgrade propertly

The repositories at launchpad and the app center one are down and giving sha issues when I try to upgrade my fresh installed ElementaryOS 5.1.7, I fix the issue using sudo apt upgrade --fix-missing ...
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Error when trying sudo apt-get update

I have the Hera OS 5.1. Now when I want to run sudo apt-get update I got the following errors. What can I do? Thanks in advance. Err:16 http://ppa.launchpad.net/djart/minidlna/ubuntu bionic Release ...
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Install R 3.6.3 on elementary OS: unmet dependencies

I couldn't find R or Rstudio on the built-in Elementary app store thingie, so I'm following instructions from the R project to install R in my new Elementary OS sandbox. sudo apt-get install r-base-...
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Installing 'Lightzone' as a linux n00b

I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm trying out elementary os as a desktop os and have so far been impressed by how much of my home computing use is covered straightaway. installing a few extra apps ...
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(SOLVED) apt-get is trying to uninstall everything I've ever installed!

This evening, I installed the latest stable release (version 10) of LLVM, Clang, etc.. I used these commands: sudo apt-get install libllvm-10-ocaml-dev libllvm10 llvm-10 llvm-10-dev llvm-10-doc llvm-...
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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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Repository „cdrom://elementary OS 5.0 _Juno_ - Stable amd64 (20181016) bionic Release“ does not contain the Release file

How can i solve this ? E: Repository „cdrom://elementary OS 5.0 _Juno_ - Stable amd64 (20181016) bionic Release“ does not contain the Release file. W: An update from this repository can not be ...
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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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404 NOT FOUND adding tweaks

this is a similar issue to this question by me. I just got a fresh install of EOS 5.1, so I am starting from scratch. I am trying to get Elementary Tweaks so I can install a custom theme, but when I ...
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I can' t update/upgrade or install anything

please, can anybody help me. after: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade djordje@dj:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...
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Haskell Platform last version

I have installed the latest available version of the Haskell platform on Elementary with apt-get But the actual version is pretty old: > sudo apt-get install haskell-platform Reading package lists....
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Can't install/remove, upgrade/update ANYTHING

I use OpenOffice, but got curious why so many Linux users and distributions are more into LibreOffice, so I downloaded it to check it out. When I tried to install it (a while back) I got an 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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Fresh Juno install can't update/install any packages

I've just completed a fresh install of 5.0 from the ISO on the website, but am unable to update/upgrade packages. Trying to run sudo apt update, or install anything from the AppCentre both result in ...
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404 Not Found error while running Apt and AppStore EOS Juno

when I open the app store in EOS Juno I am getting these errors: Failed to Fetch Updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. E: ...
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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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Error with appcenter likely connected with python

I got this code when I open the appcenter. I recently dabbled in installing python stuff so might be connected to it. Also, when I ran sudo apt-update, this came out : Error Message
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Determine Missing Files

I am very new to Linux. My question is this : I have installed CodeBlocks IDE from the AppCenter, and tried to compile a simple "Hello World" program to no avail. After researching and looking at ...
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Update error unexpected size

Input code : sudo apt update Output with error : Get:1 http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB] Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease ...
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Error: could not find a distribution template for elementary/juno

I have a problem on my elementary os Juno. So when I want to add a ppa, it answers me : arthur@arthur:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mpstark/elementary-tweaks-daily Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Can't install elementary-tweaks on Juno

I'm trying to install elementary-tweaks on Juno but adding the ppa is causing an error. Here is my console output... Err:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/philip.scott/elementary-tweaks/ubuntu bionic ...
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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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Native videos app can't play some type of videos

I have a problem with the native videos app: I'm not able to play specific videos in it (Screen is black) while I can play some other videos. Using VLC (Which somehow can play the target files with ...
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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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Why can I not install dconf-tools?

Whenever I try to install dconf-tool I get this error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package dconf-tools is not available, but is ...
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The repository 'http://http.us.debian.org/debian xenial Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

When I try update my elementary OS I get these error messages: W: The repository 'http://http.us.debian.org/debian xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such a repository can't ...
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How to know which packages I have installed manually?

Where on the web is Loki's install manifest file? I want to compare it with the current build to see what I have installed? Or is there another way?
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Packages have unmet dependencies error

whenever i try to install anything, i get that. Me and my dumb self also decided to uninstall appcenter, this is another problem im having, sudo apt-get install appcenter Reading package lists... ...