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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Failed to fetch update

full details from image E: Problem executing scripts APT::Update::Post-Invoke-Success 'if /usr/bin/test -w /var/lib/command-not-found/ -a -e /usr/lib/cnf-update-db; then /usr/lib/cnf-update-db > /...
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I accidentally deleted the file /lib/ld-lsb.so.3

I accidentally deleted the file /lib/ld-lsb.so.3. I wanted to know if it's a necessary file to guarantee the good functionality of the system (last version of Elementary OS, equivalent to bionic ...
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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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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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Elementary OS Freya stuck on desktop image after boot

I had a bunch of held packages and attempted to fix it using Aptitude as suggested here. It mentioned removing a bunch of packages, but I accepted that after seeing a few of the packages being updated ...
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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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having a myriad of driver-related issues (graphics, internet, etc.)

i'm fairly new to Linux, so if there's any information i'm missing then please be patient with me! for reference, here are my hardware specifications: https://pastebin.com/RTV0WRVg a fresh install of ...
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Appcenter is not showing all application on repos

I have installed 6.1 version.I realised that a lot of apps in repos not showing on appcenter. I have updated via apt but this issue is keeping on.
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Operating System Updates fail in AppCenter. Runs for 1 second, stops, and the updates are still pending. (grub related packages held back.)

sudo apt upgrade results in: "The following packages have been kept back: grub-common grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common shim shim-signed": michael@elementaryOS-phy:/$ sudo apt upgrade Reading ...
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Unable to do any install, upgrade, ... using apt

Did complete reinstall of Elementary OS 6.0 and so far so good. After installing, upgrading, ... all the necessary packages i was pretty content with it. Since last week Apt is mentioning that it can'...
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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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