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How to package Shell Bash files for apt-get

Packaging a shell bash file and txt files for raspbian install using the apt-get install. Is there a detailed and simple way of doing this. to be able to package file so that they can be installed ...
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How to setup Emacspeek on raspbian OS

I want to setup emacspeek package on raspi. text to speech reader usable for blind users. But currently emacspeek is available only on archlinux.How to make it working on raspbian? sudo apt-get ...
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Plymouth on Raspberry Pi

Has anyone got plymouth (startup logo package) working on Raspberry Pi? On Raspbian Wheezy, I've successfully installed plymouth using apt-get but when I go to create the required initramfs, I get ...
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Unable to install packages after updating Raspberry pi

I recently updated rpi firmware to 3.12.30+ by running sudo rpi-update However after this update, i am unable to install new packages on my pi. On trying to install ristretto, links2, pqiv, fim ...
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Raspbian: Download sources of older packages

I want to sell embedded devices powered by Raspberry Pis and Raspbian (without the non-free software). I want to distribute the sources of the os distribution with the devices (mainly to satisfy GPL ...
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Why is netatalk not updated?

I am trying to set up a OS X networking environment with a raspberry pi and again have to build netatalk 3.1.6. Why is it now updated on the repository? Will it ever be? Thanks!
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How to upgrade to exfat-fuse 1.1.0-2

I have tried $ sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse=1.1.0-2 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Version '1.1.0-2' for 'exfat-fuse' was not ...
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How can I download packages to windows so that they can be installed in raspberry?

One thing I really dislike about Linux is the completelly obscure system of installing programs. It's really comfortable for normal user with access to internet, but not to me. Whenever I want to ...
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What packages are pre-installed on the current Raspbian image?

This question gave me the idea that it might be handy to have a list of all packages that are pre-installed on the Raspberry Pi Foundation's Raspbian image.
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samba net command on Debian Wheezy

Which package for Debian Wheezy holds the 'net' command? I am running Raspbian 7 (Debian Wheezy) with samba-common and samba packages installed. But can not locate net.
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noobie trying to install packages on raspberry pi

I'm trying to install the list of packages defined in step one here: http://raspberrypipbx.blogspot.ca/ The command I'm using looks like pi@jl-raspberrypi / $ sudo apt-get install autoconf ...
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Phantom JS On the Pi

I'm trying to install Phantom JS, but it is not in the official Raspbian repository. I've found two people who pre-built binaries for the Raspberry Pi here and here, but when I follow the instructions ...
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Unable to fetch some archives (503 Service Unavailable)

I recently got a Raspberry Pi and have been trying to install some apps on it. I tried installing gnash using: sudo apt-get install iceweasel browser-plugin-gnash but following error message ...
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List of supported software versions?

I saw a few questions, which are asking for the latest version of package/lib/software named XY, so I do believe that a more general question, which could help other looking for some ...
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How to install libfame-dev on Raspbian?

I am trying to install MythTV backend on an Raspberry Pi. I began following these instructions to install from source but I quickly hit a roadblock: pi@mythtvpi ~ $ sudo apt-get install <snip> ...
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Building a “configuration package”

I recently got a raspberry pi which I intend to use for some photography timelapsing/post processing while I'm on the road... I've gotten the system setup now (albeit with some hassle) but I'd like ...
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Which is the highest version of libc6 available for Raspbian?

I am trying to install libwvstreams4.6-base offline using dpkg. I am getting a dependency error for libc6 ( >= 2.15) but I am unable to find this required version for raspbian. Currently, libc6 2.13 ...
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Which architecture should I choose for downloading a deb package?

I want to install a wvdial debian package on my Raspberry Pi Model B, Raspbian OS, to enable Internet access via a dongle. I am downloading the package on a different x86 machine and will later ...
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Missing PACMAN command, can I install it without connecting internet?

I would like to set up ADSL connection for my RPi I've download ppp and rp-pppoe (pkg.tar.xz) and want to use pacman command to install the packages But in my RPi system can not find pacman tool My ...
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held broken packages

When I try and do sudo apt-get update it seems to me that I have 4 newer packages than what is to be installed. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you. Module Index Update Packages Building ...
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Where should put debian package of ceph for pi

so where should I put upload the .deb file when done. Their dot lib for the doc's if anyknows of a package for this please give me a heads up about it.
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Unable to use apt-get: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error … is missing final newline

I am unable to use the apt-get command to install any packages on my pi. I started trying to install python-pip using sudo apt-get install python-pip which results in the error dpkg: ...
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pacman -Syu breaks Pi running Arch

So I just booted up my raspberry pi running Linux Arch. I read several posts that instructed my to update the system using pacman -Syu so I did so and then attempted to reboot my pi. However it ...
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pre-compiled nodejs for raspberry pi?

Is there a precompiled package of latest nodejs that runs on the raspbian OS? I would like to install it on my Raspberry Pi and I've been compiling for the last 5 hours without any hope of finishing. ...
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How do I install libreoffice?

When I type $ sudo apt-get install libreoffice<tab> I see there are 141 tab completions. All the language packs are there as well as several support packages. But libreoffice itself is ...