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APT is a package manager used on Raspbian and includes commands such as 'apt-get'.

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Can't install software with the "Add/Remove Software" graphical interface, nothing happens

Running a freshly installed Raspberry Pi OS Desktop on a Raspberry Pi 4, I'm trying to install software using the graphical Add/Remove Software tool. For example, Visual Studio Code. After checking ...
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update problem with apt-get after new install of OS

When ever I try to go to recommended updates I get the following error and I don't know how to fix it. I had a boot problem before I reinstalled the operating system. Thank you ahead of time for your ...
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apt update problem - 404

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3B running Jessie. "Sudo apt update" is throwing many 404 errors. Here's an example: Ign http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org jessie/non-free Translation-en_GB Ign http:...
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RPi 3b+; updating bluez to 5.50-1.2~deb10u2 fails/hangs/

As topic says, after running apt update the OS (running Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) on kernel 5.10.52-v7+) wants me to update bluez and its dependencies. The version it's trying to update to is 5....
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Kernel panic when using apt on RPi Zero, RPi OS Buster

I’m getting ’kernel panic’ when I try to use apt (or apt-get) to install a package or update/upgrade; I’m using a Raspberry Zero W with the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS available on their website ...
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How do I use NumPy and Pandas in my virtual environment?

I'm using Raspberry 4 to host a web service with FastAPI. In my code, there's a dependency on Pandas. When I ran the web service, it gives me the error message below: File "/home/pi/Projects/...
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Pi4 'Apt-get update' not working per 'Too many symbolic links'

After migrating much of my previous install to a now SSD, I'm no longer able to run 'sudo apt-get update' though 'upgrade' and everything else works fine. I get this whey trying:` Get:1 http://archive....
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Raspberry Security Update

I would like to have some insight on how to keep a Kiosk system built with Raspbian automatically update with security fixes. I configured unattended-upgrades, but with the default configuration, it ...
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Up-to-date Syncthing on Raspberry Pi

How can I get the current latest version of Synchthing on Raspberry Pi without building from source? I'm running Raspberry OS on a Raspberry Pi 4 and everything is recently updated. Running: $ apt ...
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Package gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi is not available, but is referred to by another package

I try to compile a piece of software with a pre-defined Docker-enviroment, where following packages are getting installed: gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi, g++-arm-linux-gnueabi, gcc-arm-linux-gnueabihf and g++-...
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Can't run `apt --fix-broken install` as normal user

`apt --fix-broken install E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), are you root?...
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apt and apt-get cause pi to crash

I'm running into quite a frustrating problem with my Raspberry Pi Zero W. When I try to run apt or apt-get, having done nothing on the installation aside from modifying wpa_supplicant and changing the ...
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What is the difference between apt and apt-get

What is the difference between 'apt' and 'apt-get'? I have seen both used in various places and they appear to do the same thing, is there any difference between the two?
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How to install a newer version of a package using apt on Raspberry Pi OS?

I would like to avoid compiling zbar from source. Latest version available on Raspberry Pi OS (found using apt-cache madison zbar-tools) is 0.22 while latest release on GitHub is 0.23.90.
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How to full-upgrade without interactive prompt for config file merge (e.g., /etc/ssh/sshd_config)?

I am performing a full upgrade on the Raspberry Pi 4 B+ on the 2020-08-20-raspios-buster-arm64-lite.zip image after I have modified the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file to my liking. I have tried setting the ...
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Pi Zero W with Raspbian Lite apt-get upgrade issues

I have a new Raspberry Pi Zero W and I downloaded the latest Raspbian Buster Lite installing it on a brand new 32 GB microSD card using Rufus. I created a wpa_supplicant.conf file so that it would ...
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raspi ubuntu 20 - apt-get update problem - linux firmware / linux-raspi / linux-image-raspi

Hy my raspi has this fstab: UUID=7d298733-8450-4adb-b654-6de49954db5c / btrfs defaults 0 0 UUID=AD5E-0725 /boot/firmware vfat defaults 0 1 Then the ...
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running apt-get update/upgrade through a proxy

I'm having issues keeping a Pi up-to-date in a customers network. The pi is there for controlling a piece of equipment, and it needs to be updated once in a while, among other things to keep backward ...
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apt upgrade breaks python-rpi.gpio

There seems to be an issue in the Raspbian repository since around the start of March. My Pi running motion stopped working around then - probably due to an apt update I did around that time. Not able ...
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`No module named 'numpy'` after `apt install python3-numpy`

I want to use the python package 'numpy'. After a bit of research, I found that using apt install python3-numpy seems to be the recommended way of installing it on the raspberry pi 3 (within a docker ...
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Cannot do apt-get upgrade

I am getting below error when running apt-get update, how to fix? dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'linux-base' missing; assuming package has no files currently installed dpkg: warning: ...
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How do I get Python 3 to work again on my Raspberry Pi?

I am running Raspbian on a Pi 3 that has one job: it runs a clock on a Sense Hat, from Python 3 source code. Recently I found I was unable to run my clock program, which generated an error stack that ...
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Mathematica on raspberry

I’m kinda of a new user here. I bought a raspberry pi 2 a couple of years ago and used as media server. As a physics student I’d like to use Wolfram Mathematica. I would like to do something like this:...
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Cannot apt-get install, can't authenticate package [closed]

I'm at my wit's end trying to figure this out all night... searched google, stack, ubuntu, and raspberrypi forum a whole bunch, but just can't fix it. What I'm really trying to do is sudo apt-get ...
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Kernel version does not update when using apt update, apt full-upgrade

I want my Rpis to automatically update to the latest kernel pushed out by the Rpi Foundation, so I set up unattended-upgrades. I assume that's been working - but the kernel version hasn't updated ...
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Apt seems to be corrupt?

If I do 'apt update' or any other apt command, the terminal screen is cleared and ist9DepRemovEEN8pkgCache11DepIteratorE, version APTPKG_5.0 is printed. I've tried to reinstall apt using wget wget ...
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`npm` and `nodejs` incompatibilities

I installed npm and nodejs today because I wanted to try tldr-pages. After the obligatory sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade: $ sudo apt-get install nodejs npm Following a huge ...
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Raspbian broken bootloader package

I've just tried to update my raspberry pi 4 and am getting the error: Unmet dependencies: libraspberrypi0 : Depends: raspberrypi-bootloader ( = 1.20210108) but 1.20201022 is installed Running the ...
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Can `apt` be used to install only the `man` page for a package

As the title asks, is it possible to install only the man page for a package - without installing the package itself? If so - what apt options are needed to make this happen? I've reviewed man apt, ...
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Can't figure out how to install java 10

I'm trying to install java 10 on the 64 bit OS. I can install java 11 fine with sudo apt-get install openjdk-11-jdk-headless, but when I do sudo apt-get install openjdk-10-jdk-headless, I get the ...
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pivpn install - fails to install iptables-persistent

Installation of pivpn fails due to missing iptables-persistent. Command (run as root) is curl -L https://install.pivpn.io | bash and result is % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time ...
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apt, apt-get, python3.7 segmentation fault error

Execution python3 I get a "Segmentation fault" error. How can I reinstall python3 by hand without apt, apt-get etc because apt needs python3! dpkg --configure -a returned ok Can I find all ...
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Why do I get a "Segmentation fault" during "apt update" on a fresh installation of Raspberry Pi OS?

I found my old Raspberry Pi 3 B and wanted to start a new project. When I flash a new Raspberry Pi OS (32 bit) on an SD card (128 GB, bought a new one to make sure its not the SD card) via the ...
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How do I fix this broken upgrade?

I run sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade every month on my pi. A couple weeks back this occurred during the upgrade part. > pi@ngpi:/var/log $ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done > ...
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apt update results in hash sum mismatch

Please see the error that I get every time when I try to apt update below. I use a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I did a lot of research and tried a lot of things to solve that issue: -Changed the /etc/apt/...
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sudo apt-get install iotedge fails on raspberry pi

I am following this tutorial: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/how-to-install-iot-edge-linux I am installing it on a clean raspberry PI with the following version: Distributor ID: ...
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Unable to compile and package software due to "cannot create directory" error

I tried to compile and package snownews and deadbeef to DEB files for my Raspberry Pi OS: sudo auto-apt ./configure sudo checkinstall And it's failed. Here is the result it returns: From snownews ====...
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sudo apt-get update not available

When I try to update with sudo apt-get update, I get the following: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. N: Is the package apt-transport-https installed? How do I fix ...
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Error! Cannot create crash report” and “Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.4.0-1015-raspi (aarch64)” when I run apt-get

When I type a command like sudo apt-get install vlc it says this Loading new sysdig-0.26.4 DKMS files... Building for 5.4.0-1015-raspi Building initial module for 5.4.0-1015-raspi ERROR: Cannot create ...
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Ubuntu repositories on raspbian/raspberry pi OS

Im trying to set up a wifi repeater on my pi using an alfa dongle. The drivers are available in both the kali and ubuntu repositories but not in native raspbian. I can find many tutorials for setting ...
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Updating from such a repository can't be done securely (Raspberry pi)

I'm running a 3B+ with Raspbian and I have a problem updating my raspberry pi 3b+ pi@server:~ $ cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster)" NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux&...
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Bluetooth adapter can't be found after the latest upgrade of Raspbian

After the latest upgrade of Raspbian buster everything seems to be falling down. Softwares are crashing. And bluetooth adapter is missing. Also the bluetooth menu is missing. How can I fix this ...
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E: Unable to locate package barrier

I am trying to install barrier on my raspberry pi so to enable sharing my mouse and keyboard over LAN. However when I run the command: $ sudo apt install barrier -y Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unable to install ANYTHING on Raspbian

I have updating and all that stuff, but whenever I run sudo apt-get install..., it says errors. I am connected to the internet, and I can run update and upgrade, but I can't install. When ever I run ...
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I've got same error while trying to install anything using `sudo apt-get`

Everytime I want to install anything using sudo apt-get command I get this error: dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'libargon2-1:armhf' missing; assuming package has no files currently ...
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Unable to install signal-desktop on raspberry pi 4

I think I'm not understanding something because this should be easy. From the signal website (https://signal.org/download/#) the instructions for installing signal-desktop are : curl -s https://...
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Unable to purge x11 common package group

I'm trying to remove all GUI elements off my raspberry pi 4 and run it headless only, but whenever I try to do sudo apt purge x11-common*, it gives this error: Building dependency tree ...
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Sudo apt-get update not working (Problem with mergelist) [duplicate]

pi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian buster InRelease Hit:2 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian buster InRelease Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a ...
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How to install Veyon on RPi 4

I want to install Veyon on the RPi4. I have read about Debian packages and the instructions. I had a look in my /etc/apt/sources.list and it had an entry for buster, so I added the line for Veyon ...
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changed its 'Origin' value from 'Raspbian' to 'Raspberry Pi Foundation'

I have just run apt update on a system that has been working for a long time, and got the following error. Get:1 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian buster InRelease [15.0 kB] Get:2 http://...

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