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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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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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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synaptic error on bash showing when I open the terminal

I tried doing this to install apt-fast: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:apt-fast/stable sudo apt -y install apt-fast echo $'\nalias apt="apt-fast"' >> ~/.bashrc source ~/.bashrc and now, ...
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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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Apt repository changes

Has anyone seen these updates today? Are they safe to accept? sudo apt update [sudo] password for joe: Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Get:...
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Installing libpcap-dev libssl-dev removed a lot of packages

After typing this command sudo apt-get install libpcap-dev libssl-dev in an effort to fix something else, it actually uninstalled many programs that i spent a whole night (because i am noob to this) ...
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Change software update checks

Software updates configured by default checks too often. It breaks any installation scripts that rely on apt (e.g. ansible)
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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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R-Studio not loading

I installed R-Studio from the AppCenter. Everything went apparently smoothly, but when I tried to open the application just nothing happened. I uninstalled and reinstalled. Same result. Uninstalled ...
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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 ...