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

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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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“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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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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Stretch apt-get update error: 'http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch Release' does no longer have a Release file

Cannot do first update for a straight from raspberrypi.org download of 2017-09-07-raspian-stretch image due to errors: pi@RWPi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/...
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Download from apt-get through HTTPS only?

Today during a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I noticed that at the beginning of the process it lists a series of lines starting as: Get: 1 http:/mirrordirector.raspberrypi.org ... Get: 2 http:/archive....
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Zoneminder installation. What version?

On the default Debian repository the Zoneminder package available is the version 1.26, however the last version is 1.29 (with a functionality I need). Following the advise on Zoneminder 1.29 I added ...
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Package jetty is not available

I try to install jetty on a new Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian. sudo apt-get install jetty But i only get the following message: Package jetty is not available, but is referred to by another ...
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Why does apt-get upgrade cause blank screen after reboot on Raspbian?

I have Raspberry 2 B, installed the Raspbian image . Everything was good. However, when I ran sudo apt-get upgrade it took about 50minues, and after reboot, i have blank screen with blinking ...
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Error when trying to install mysql-server

I'm trying to install mysql-server package using sudo apt-get install mysql-server on my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Jessie), but I encounter the following error : dpkg: error processing archive /var/...
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How do I fix this 'transmission-daemon: command not found' error?

I set up a brand new Raspbmc and installed transmission-daemon on it. I was able to stop it by issuing a sudo /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon stop, after which I proceed to make some changes to ...
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How do I keep my system up to date with Raspbmc?

Occasionally, my Raspbmc upgrades itself, downloading and installing new kernels and xbmc. How would I keep the other packages up-to-date? I'm not sure if it's recommended, but I tried sudo apt-get ...
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My apt is broken (Illegal instruction)

When I run apt update, or any other apt, Im getting an error saying "illegal instruction", just like this: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt update Illegal instruction no other errormessages given. I ...
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How can I install numpy on a headless REMOTE Raspberry Pi Zero?

I need to install numpy on a remote Raspberry Pi Zero. I know how to do it on a local machine, but my Zero has already been deployed as a surveillance camera running MotioneyeOS. I can SSH to the Zero ...
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Weird issue when trying to update Pi3 (on Stretch)

Logs below, do I have to update to Buster? pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for pi: Hit:1 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian stretch InRelease Hit:2 http://archive....
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Missing packages suggestions won't work on Raspbian buster

I'm trying to get command-not-found package to work. That's the one which tells what to install when the user types a missing command, for instance: $ zbarcam The program 'zbarcam' is currently not ...
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Missing packages on raspbian

I'm trying to install the libindi astronomy toolset on my Raspberry PI 3 uname gives me Linux raspberrypi 4.19.58-v7+ #1245 SMP Fri Jul 12 17:25:51 BST 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux cat /etc/os-release ...
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Errors while installing OpenSSL from source (.deb) files

I am fairly new to raspberry pi's and Linux so forgive me if my question is trivial. I have been trying to install openssl and libssl via ssh on a Raspberry Pi zero that does not have access to the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Failing to apt-get update

I've been scouring the net trying to find the answer to this and all answers that are close talk about not connecting to the net. I have no problems on the internet, I am typing this on the pi3 that ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS sudo apt-get update exits with dpkg error code (1)

I'm running a Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS xenial. sudo apt-get update exits with: dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-firmware_1.157.11_all.deb (--unpack): trying ...
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apt-get install [any package] has no installation candidate

I'm having trouble installing any package on my Raspberry Pi v1 B. Whenever I run apt-get install [any package here], it always failed with E: [package name] has no installation candidate. I don't ...
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Cannot use 'apt-get' at all

I have had this problem for a while now and have now decided to ask here. I asked on the raspberry pi subreddit, but found no help. Whenever I try to use apt-get to update or install something, the ...
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Error apt-get install: E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

I have this raspberry PI 2, which I run Resilio and SSH for backups. I installed a couple of stuff without any issue (APCUPSD, web interface for APCUPSD, apache2). I am trying to install RPI-Monitor ...
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The mirror that apt-get is trying to use is down

I'm living in China and am working on getting OSMC up and going. However, when trying to apt-get install anything, it keeps trying to use mirrors.zju.edu.cn, which is down. I know I can edit sources....
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Command to find source files for apt-get install locations - specifically libasound2-dev

Just downloaded and installed the libasound2-dev package using apt-get install My gcc compile command now references alsa/asound.h correctly But I just want to have a look at all the source files ...
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Is it safe to purge nodejs when replacing “/usr/bin/nodejs” with “/usr/local/bin/node”?

System - Raspbian (Jessie): sudo apt-get install npm sudo npm install -g n sudo n stable Now I have two instances of node. /usr/bin/node -v returns v0.10.29 /usr/local/bin/node -v returns v6.2.1 ...
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Bluez 5.40 not reconized when try to install modules

I have compiled(make ,make install ,etc) bluez 5.40 on Raspbian Jessie 8 successfuly but if i try : sudo apt-get install pulseaudio-module-bluetooth give mean output : extra packages need to be ...
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Download Problems

I bought an Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and I cannot, in anyway, install the Pi Store or Chromium. I have only been able to somehow install the Google App, which wasn't what I was exactly looking for. I'...
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I can't access the internet through my raspberry pi when connected through ssh

Proof of the error When I try ping 8.8.8.8 through SSH I get this: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. --- 8.8.8.8 ping statistics --- 3 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, ...
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Raspbian apt-get dependency error with Python?

I've ran the following command on Raspbian: $ sudo apt-get upgrade But now when I try to do: $ sudo apt-get install -f or any other apt-get command, I got this error and I can't get rid of it: ...
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dconf-gsettings-backend:armhf' contains empty filename

Question How to fix error code #2 when updating and upgrading on the raspbian OS? Background I get this error when I'm trying to update and upgrade: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: ...
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csync2 won't install

I've tried to install csync2 using apt-get, but I am getting the error below. I was wondering if anyone knew how to solve this or failing that, could you tell me if this problem could be because the ...
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What to do when apt-get -f install fails?

sudo apt-get update hangs and suggests running sudo apt-get -f install, but that fails on a duplicate declaration. How can I fix this? The following NEW packages will be installed: libfont-afm-perl ...
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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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Install Tiled on Raspberry Pi 4?

I am programming using love but I would like to make my levels on a map/tile editor and I found Tiled map editor but can't find out how to download it. I think it doesn't have a repository. I only ...
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Campus Network wi-fi issue

I have a raspberry pi which is connected to University network via wi-fi. I usually just ssh to it through my PC if i want to do anything. The internet is working as I can ping google and even fetch ...
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Raspbian problem after upgrade from stretch to buster

I tried upgrading raspbian from Stretch to Buster using this tutorial: https://pimylifeup.com/upgrade-raspbian-stretch-to-raspbian-buster/ At the end of step 6 (maybe at 99% of the upgrade), I had ...
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cannot update after adding new source

I am running a raspberry Pi 2B (with GUI disabled) and I added deb http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/ buster main contrib non-free rpi to my sources.list. After this, I ran sudo apt-get update ...
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Floating point exception while upgrading via apt

When I attempt an apt upgrade on my Raspberry Pi Zero W I get the following output: Fetched 5,864 kB in 10s (580 kB/s) Floating point exception E: Sub-process /usr/bin/apt-listchanges --apt || test $?...
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connection failed in apt-get upgrade

I am using Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, and installed raspbian-buster on it. sudo apt-get update works well. But sudo apt-get upgrade shows connection failed. Err:29 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working / networking problem

I am getting following errors repeatedly upon using apt-get update command : pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Err:1 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian stretch InRelease Cannot ...
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Update Transmission to 2.94

I have found an answer given in 2014, here, which suggests a method for updating the Transmission version available on the Raspberry Pi's default repositories to the latest version. This appears to be ...
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apt aborts while reading package lists

When trying to run sudo apt-get update, I get three lines of output when all is said and done: Hit:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian stretch InRelease Hit:2 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/...
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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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