package-management

Can I safely remove fwupd* packages from Linux Mint 21.3 desktop?

Can I safely remove fwupd* packages from Linux Mint 21.3 desktop? # apt-get –simulate remove ‘fwupd*’ … The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libfwupdplugin5 Use ‘apt autoremove’ to remove it. The following packages will be REMOVED: fwupd fwupd-signed 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 0 not upgraded. …

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How to work around a package conflict with DNF on AlmaLinux

How to work around a package conflict with DNF on AlmaLinux I’m working on a hosted virtual server with AlmaLinux v9.3.0 and cPanel 120.0.1 installed. It also has EasyApache installed. I’m trying to install package from the EPEL Repo called "mapserver" Running the command dnf install -y mapserver I get the following error:- Last metadata …

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how can I remove a dpkg installed repository?

how can I remove a dpkg installed repository? This error shows up on my sudo apt update: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/code stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not …

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packages reinstall after xz-utils restore

packages reinstall after xz-utils restore how to fix my ubuntu from broken dependences issues everywhere after choas caused by xz-utils backdoor found few days ago. i am using noble development branch. After few updates days ago and lots of packages get stuck and cannot downgraded nor upgraded. Even i cannot see the kde login ui …

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Installing KOReader on openSUSE Tumbleweed without using Flatpak

Installing KOReader on openSUSE Tumbleweed without using Flatpak I’m trying to install the KOReader e-book reader application on my openSUSE Tumbleweed system, but I don’t want to use the Flatpak version. Is there a way to install KOReader from native packages or by building it from source on openSUSE Tumbleweed? I’ve tried searching the official …

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Debian unstable repository and *t64 packages

Debian unstable repository and *t64 packages Why is Debian renaming some unstable packages from orig_name to orig_namet64? Some other questions: Where can I find the Official Policy for Debian Unstable? Where can I find out what is going on with the Debian user community as a whole? Recent renamings: $ dpkg -l "*t64" |head -n …

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apt upgrade – connection reset by peer

apt upgrade – connection reset by peer Pretty fresh Jammy installation. No changes done in the setup whatsoever. I was able to apt update without problems. No proxy. No VPN. What I tried: two different WiFis waiting a week in case the problem was on server side adding fix-missing flag as suggested apt-get update -> …

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What dependency solver does APT use?

What dependency solver does APT use? I noticed packages have version constraints in their metadata (e.g., git). What algorithm does APT use to satisfy these dependencies? E.g., Spack uses Clingo as its dependency solver, Conda and Mamba use libsolv, Pip uses its own custom backtracking solver. Asked By: charmoniumQ || Source APT pre-dates the idea …

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apt-get update for gitlab-runner for Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS failing with invalid signature

apt-get update for gitlab-runner for Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS failing with invalid signature I’m trying to run apt-get update and getting this error for gitlab-runner: # apt-get update . . . Get:6 https://packages.gitlab.com/runner/gitlab-runner/ubuntu focal InRelease [23.5 kB] Err:6 https://packages.gitlab.com/runner/gitlab-runner/ubuntu focal InRelease The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG 3F01618A51312F3F GitLab B.V. (package repository signing key) <packages@gitlab.com> Reading …

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Ubuntu CVE status interpretation, is the package really released?

Ubuntu CVE status interpretation, is the package really released? I would like to take this CVE as an example: https://ubuntu.com/security/CVE-2018-12020 In case of gnupg2 it says it is released for jammy. First of all, what is released means exactly? I have found this description but based on this I am not sure what I should …

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How can I upgrade a package to a specific version?

How can I upgrade a package to a specific version? I know how to install a specific version of a package. Now I want to upgrade all packages of my system with: sudo apt upgrade But for a specific package, I do not want it to upgrade to the latest version, but to a specific …

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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) when installing something on kubuntu

Intel ARC intel-i915-dkms dpkg error upgrading to HWE kernel 6.5 Whenever I try to install something, it returns this error: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-headers-generic: linux-headers-generic depends on linux-headers-6.5.0-17-generic; however: Package linux-headers-6.5.0-17-generic is not configured yet. dpkg: error processing package linux-headers-generic (–configure): dependency problems – leaving unconfigured Setting up libegl-mesa0:amd64 (24.1~git2402200600.41cd32~oibaf~m) … No …

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Use DEB Firefox without Snap getting in the way?

Use DEB Firefox without Snap getting in the way? I want to use the Firefox from the Debian package, not from snap, so I uninstalled the former and installed the latter via the App Center, and have double-check that it says the Debian package on is installed. However, when I try and run firefox via …

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Running sudo apt-gt update gives E: The repository 'https://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt virginia-pgdg Release' does not have a Release file

Running sudo apt-gt update gives E: The repository 'https://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt virginia-pgdg Release' does not have a Release file I am using Linux Mint Cinnamon 21.3 Virginia. I installed PostgreSQL recently and the installation proceeded successfully. However, there seems to be some issue with the package manager now. On running sudo apt-get update I get the following …

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Are –install-suggests and –no-install-recommends mutually exclusive?

Are –install-suggests and –no-install-recommends mutually exclusive? Here is an arbitrary example of my attempt to install a package (wine in this example): sudo apt install wine Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree… Done Reading state information… Done The following additional packages will be installed: fonts-wine libcapi20-3 libodbc2 libosmesa6 libwine libz-mingw-w64 wine64 Suggested packages: odbc-postgresql …

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New app center (in 23.10.1) does not load .deb packages

App center does not open .deb packages As you can see, the bug is in the title. When I open a .deb package, the App Center shows a loading icon: I have left it loading like this for more than two hours, but it continued spinning. Is this a bug in Ubuntu, or a something …

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Seeking gcc-8 packages form Ubuntu22 on ARM (Mac)

Seeking gcc-8 packages form Ubuntu22 on ARM (Mac) I have a Ubuntu22 version running on an arm architecture (Mac M2) and need to install an earlier version of the gcc compiler (Version 8). I am sorry if this sounds stupid but I have so far only found cross-compiler gcc8 packages which (I assume) are meant …

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Why apt is not finding already installed package?

Why apt is not finding already installed package? On Ubuntu 22.04.3: paul@box4x4:~$ apt search libstdc++ | grep installed WARNING: apt does not have a stable CLI interface. Use with caution in scripts. libstdc++-11-dev/jammy-updates,jammy-security,now 11.4.0-1ubuntu1~22.04 amd64 [installed,automatic] libstdc++-12-dev/jammy-updates,jammy-security,now 12.3.0-1ubuntu1~22.04 amd64 [installed] libstdc++6/jammy-updates,jammy-security,now 12.3.0-1ubuntu1~22.04 amd64 [installed,automatic] which shows that libstdc++-12-dev is already installed. Searching for it with: …

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Why build a .deb package vs simply including files?

Why build a .deb package vs simply including files? I’m confused as to why you would create a .deb package vs simply putting your program in a folder + additional files and writing an install script. What are the value of packages? Asked By: FourierFlux || Source The simple answer is that the primary reason …

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