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

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Updated apt-transport-https, now `sudo apt-get update` doesn't return any information

I attempted to run sudo apt-get update, but got the error E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/http could not be found. Following to this answer, I checked /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ and found no ...
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Libboost package installion error on Raspberry pi 3b+

Command: sudo apt-get install libboost1.50-all-dev Result: Error: Could not find any package by globe and regex libboost1.50-all-dev Error: Unable to locate package libboost1.50-all-dev
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Can't install development files for QT on RPi Zero W

I've been following this tutorial trying to get working QT cross-compilation from my PC to a Raspberry Pi Zero W. It is failing on Step 5 ("Install a bunch of development files"). Running sudo apt-...
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Not enough space for 105M archives when 869M is left

The command sudo apt-get upgrade says [...] Need to download 105 MB in archives. After this operation, 2.108 kB disk space will be used E: Not enough space in /var/cache/apt/...
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Raspberry Pi sudo apt-get update not working

I am getting the following message whenever I try to run: sudo apt-get update : pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease [8,084 B] Err:1 ...
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OpenCV install 'so' files not found cant insall via apt

Rasp 3 B+, Raspbian I installed OpenCV using pip3 install opencv-python Then tried to import cv2 which threw the error.. ImportError: libcblas.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Apt-Get Update security failure

I'm running a 3B+ with Raspbian Stretch 11/18 update. sudo apt-get update is returning this: W: GPG error: http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch-updates InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be ...
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raspberrypi-bootloader error during apt-get upgrade after restore form backup, how to fix?

I recently restored a pi 3 from a backup. Before the incident that required the restore I had it booting from a USB SSD hard drive. To restore the operating system I simply copied the root directory ...
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Butal error on apt-get [closed]

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to ...
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How to suppress the “The desktop has been updated…” prompt?

I have written a "setup" script to customize a stock Raspian (stretch) image for use in my application, and it includes apt-get update && apt-get upgrade. This was working great last time I ...
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How can I install Mosquitto on a Raspberry Pi 3?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I am struggling with installing Mosquitto. It seems to be caused by a bad mosquitto-jessie.list file: deb https://repo.mosquitto.org/debian jessie main It could not ...
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Ubuntu, Firefox can access internet, but terminal can't

I'm connected to university router, and I know they have many restrictions, but firefox is accessing the repo links without any issue, but the terminal can't. How can I make the terminal use the same ...
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PXE booted Raspberry cluster curious update behavior during update

I am running a PXE booted Raspberry cluster: one pi is the PXE boot server with has an SSD attached and is updated to 4.14.82-v7+ #1165. The boot-image for the PXE clients is rsync'ed. Clients boot up ...
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Cannot use apt-get or ping. Internet is working

Raspbian stretch (NOOBS) I have just received a new Raspberry Pi to run scripts on at work, and while I was installing the dependencies for Python 3.7, I ran into a peculiar issue. The machine is ...
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How can I get a list of user installed packages

I want to get the list of installed packages to perform a fresh installation. There are many ways of getting these e.g. https://wiki.debian.org/ListInstalledPackages but all produce impractically ...
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Updating my application across thousands of nodes. What are the standard tools/procedures?

Are there any standard practice/procedures/tools to perform a software update (OTA) of my c++ application across thousands of battery powered IoT nodes. I don't want to reinvent something, and ...
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Is it possible to install a higher version of python-numpy than 1.8.2 on a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I successfully installed most of the python data science packages on my RPi Zero using Geoff Boing's excellent guide. However, the versions of some of the packages seem quite old. E.g. numpy....
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how to install libdb4.8 on jessie?

since jessie has libdb5.3 which is incompatible with libdb4.8 how to install the latter. I added oldstable main contrib ... to the mirrordirector but no chance in finding it. Where are the old ...
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“sudo apt-get install xstlproc” returns “E:Unable to locate package xstlproc”

I'm following https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=196010#p1226096 to install a mosquitto server on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B sudo apt-get install libc-ares-dev uuid-dev libwebsockets-...
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raspberrypi-bootloader error when apt installing/upgrading

I've never had this complex of an apt issue. I was trying to install nodejs when I came upon this unmet dependency. Updating, upgrading, and fix-broken install do not solve anything. I need to take a ...
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updating openSSL gives error “files list file for package 'vim-tiny' is missing final newline”

When ever i run apt-get install with openssl or libssl-dev i get the following error After this operation, 10.3 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Reading ...
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Is it safe to configure unattended-upgrades to use Debian security updates on Raspbian Lite?

When setting up Raspbian Lite and installing unattended-upgrades, the origins list defaults to this: "o=Debian,codename=${distro_codename},label=Debian-Security"; Is it safe (or wise) to use this, ...
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apt-get update Crashes

I have just successfully done sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Success meaning they finished and no errors which stopped the process - I did get a warning about something to do with ...
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Error while trying to do sudo apt-get upgrade

E: Syntax error /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01autoremove:4: Extra junk after value
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wine on exagear fail on libc6_2.19-18

have installed exagear but when wine try to unpack this still block me: for solving i try this on /bin/bash in the guest image /opt/exagear/images/debian-8: sudo dpkg -i libc6_2.19-18+deb8u10_i386....
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Segmentation fault apt-get

I have Debian Jessie installed and needed to reinstall Apache. When I typed sudo apt-get remove apache2 I managed to remove this package. However, any subsequent commands to apt-get produce a ...
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apt upgrade fails on fresh image

I flashed the latest version of raspbian-lite to an SD card and booted my Model B from it. I changed the hostname and other config settings in raspi-config, then reboted and tried to run sudo apt ...
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I'm getting an error when installing any package

I updated apt-get and tried to install tightvncserver using "sudo apt-get install tightvncserver" i got the error below E:sub-process /usr/bin/apt-listchanges --apt || test $? -lt 10 returned an ...
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pi1, armv6, how to disable armhf packages?

I dusted off a Pi 1, which is armv6, then installed Raspbian on it. The base OS works, but many of the packages I install won't even start- they say illegal instruction. That's because the armhf ...
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Why does 'apt install node-body-parser' fail?

I have a small Node.js app of my own running on a Raspberry Pi 3 B. A recent apt full-upgrade bumped the nodejs packet from version 4.8.2 to version 8.11.1, and in the process it removed the package ...
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Downgrade libc6 to resolve breaks?

I was near the end of the process of upgrading my pi from Wheezy to Stretch (which worked according to cat /etc/os-release, I was trying to clean out old packages after reboot). The following ...
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Apt-get not working Raspberry Pi 2 B

On raspbian stretch: I set up the raspberry pi to have a static address, so I could use VNC/ssh to access the system rather than needing the separate monitor. Even though I can ssh/VNC into the pi, I ...
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Upgrade or install using apt-get results in dpkg error

Raspbian Stretch OS I tried sudo apt-get update and then upgrade There is no issue with update but upgrade or while installing any package for instance sudo apt-get install tightvncserver gives the ...
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What is ffmpeg “rpt1” version?

When I run apt-cache show ffmpeg, there are two versions available. One of them has "rpt1" on the end of the version number. I can't find any info about this; what is the difference between the two? ...
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Should I change the installation directory for apt?

I was recently attempting to update some files using apt-get and was given an out space error. I then realized everything was being installed to the boot partition which is only 40mb (on a 32gb card). ...
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Reload pi without NOOBS (e.g. via apt-get)

I had a pi running nicely until I rebooted it. Since then it won't mount cifs drives and I can't think of any other thing to do except start over. If you can't sleep read this descent into ...
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Unable to locate package nmap & sources.list error

Love to have nmap on my #raspberrypi, but: root@qwers:/home/pi# apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease Hit:2 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_9.x stretch ...
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Unable to install php7.2-intl Depends php7.2-common 7.2.4-1 but 7.2.4-1+b1 is to be installed

While trying to install a NGINX server on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2 I was following this tutorial, also tried this answer but both return the error The following packages have unmet ...
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Are there any downsides to using “apt” on the raspberry pi?

I normally use apt-get on the raspberry pi to update/install/etc., but I like just plain apt better because of the better interface and text coloring, etc. I can't seem to find anything on google that ...
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Installing GitLab on Raspian Stretch

I am trying to install GitLab on my Pi according to the official instructions. Until this step everything seems to be working fine: seb@raspi:~ $ sudo curl -sS https://packages.gitlab.com/install/...
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Why can't I install Postgresql-10? (how does the raspbian archive work)

I was recently trying to install Postgresql-10 on my raspberry pi running Stretch. When I run sudo apt-get install postgresql-10 I get E: Unable to locate package postgresql-10. However, when I go ...
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Package ctags is not available, but is referred to by another package

Tried to install ctags for vim to work with and was unable to locate it apt-cache search ctags Package ctags is not available, but is referred to by another package
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ssmtp fails to install

I tried to install ssmtp but it fails. I updated and upgraded everything before trying this command but it displays this error message. pi@raspberrypi:/etc $ sudo apt-get install ssmtp Reading ...
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xdotool for Raspbian Stretch

I am using Raspbian Stretch with desktop Version: March 2018 Release date: 2018-03-13. I wanted to install the xdotool package, unfortunately without success. sudo apt-get install xdotool returns: E:...
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Docker install failed on raspbian with “BUILD_EXCLUSIVE directive which does not match this kernel/arch.”

I have tried to install docker on the latest rasbian: Uname -a Linux mypi 4.9.80-v7+ #1098 SMP Fri Mar 9 19:11:42 GMT 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux but I get the following error: sudo apt-get install ...
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Difference between Raspbian repositories

When installing raspian via NOOBS the following repository can be found in /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ stretch main contrib non-free rpi But there are a lot ...
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apt-get upgrade not working anymore

I'm trying to reinstall Raspbian Stretch Lite version to make a fresh install on my Rpi 2 B. I use to follow the every same steps everytime I do this; sudo raspi-config //to expand file system ...
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Raspbian Jessie apt-get update fails ERROR: Hash Sum mismatch

Please find the attached snip, for the complete error message. This is the second time I've faced this issue, last time it happened I tried couple of different things updating source list file or apt-...
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Raspberry pi : apt-get update failes

I was following a tutorial and as dumb as it sounds I was ended up with editing sources.list file and adding new gpg key. now when i'm updating the apt-get i'm getting this error. Any help to get me ...
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apt-get | Segmentation faultsts

please help me, after last apt-get upgrade RPI broken apt and aptitude.. when try do. root@dev-1:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian stretch InRelease Hit:2 http://...