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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 ...