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A package is a specific piece of software and data in an archive files. It can be installed and uninstalled usually be a distribution-dependent package manager (e.g. apt-get on Raspbian or pacman on Arch Linux). This is for questions related to the use and management of packages.

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python-numpy no installation candidate

i want to install the command sudo apt-get install python-dev-is-python2 python-numpy libtbb2 libtbb-dev libjpeg-dev libpng-dev libtiff-dev libjasper-dev libdc1394-22-dev and the output is Reading ...
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upip is not installed

I'm new to the pico world and micropython. Needless to say, one of the first things anyone should learn is the ability to set up environments and know the structure of the pico. I have read the ...
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Unable to update packages due errors of corrupted cache files

When I my trying to update packages by "sudo apt update" I have got the errors: Hit:1 http://raspbian.raspberrypi.org/raspbian bullseye InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian ...
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No wpa_supplicant executable

I'm running Rasbpian 10 (buster) on raspberry pi 3 b+. Where can I find the wpa_supplicant binary? $ sudo apt install wpa_supplicant E: Unable to locate package wpa_supplicant # Same for wpa and ...
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apt install stuck on mirrordirector

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ apt show rsync Package: rsync Version: 3.1.1-3 Maintainer: Paul Slootman <paul@debian.org> Installed-Size: 645 kB Depends: libacl1 (>= 2.2.51-8), libattr1 (>= 1:2.4.46-8)...
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Raspberry Pi can't install any packages with pip

So the other day, while trying to install a pip package for a project, I noticed that I was getting error messages. I tried anything that I could think of, even uninstalling python and pip, and ...
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OBS doesn't work

I am a user of obs, Open Broadcaster Software. I am using raspbian bullseye 32 bits OS. I have installed OBS with this command: sudo apt-get install obs-studio && sudo apt-get install obs-...
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How can I fix dphys-swapfile?

I was trying to download some apps from pi apps, and then this output came in pi-apps: Before dpkg, apt, or Pi-Apps will work, dphys-swapfile must be fixed. I don't know, what this means exactly. Also ...
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Libreoffice version not up to date

The current Libreoffice version seems to be 7.2.2, but on my Raspberry Pi it's 6.1.5.2. I understand that maybe the ARM version of Libreoffice is a bit behind, but this can't be right. I used sudo apt ...
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Thonny returns error when installing nextcord.py package

When trying to install nextcord.py from the thonny package manager, this exception is raised, no matter the version: Looking in indexes: https://pypi.org/simple, https://www.piwheels.org/simple ...
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Failed building wheel for pandas on model 3B+

I'm trying to install pandas in a Python virtualenv on a RPi model 3B+, but its wheel fails to build. Pandas does however successfully build/install for the system Python (py3.7.3, pip 18.1). Could ...
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Installing libjpeg62-dev for using modprobe bcm2835-v4l

I need to use the Raspberry Pi camera with OpenCV. For that, I have to run sudo modprobe bcm2835-v4l. But for that, I need to install it. I did it on another RPi a while ago, but I forgot the whole ...
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Error when installing acconeer-python-exploration

I am trying to install this on my Pi https://github.com/acconeer/acconeer-python-exploration . There are some requirements written in the file requirements.txt that need to be installed first. I've ...
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Is there a package or library for controlling the DS3231 on the Raspberry Pi

I've just obtained a DS3231 real time clock (RTC), and added it to my RPi 3b. It seems to work as far as keeping time, but I wanted more. I'd like to be able to set alarms to trigger the INT/SQW pin ...
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Raspberry cannot install anything via sudo apt-get install <x> [closed]

yesterday i bought a new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. Im trying to install java & other packages but when i try to install via command: sudo apt-get install <x> i get the error: i tried to with ...
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Unable to install a package on pi zero

Colleagues, I am trying to install a package using pi@pizero:~ $ sudo apt-get install git Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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Using Python 3.9 with Thonny?

I've managed to install Python 3.9 on the Pi. How to use it with Thonny? (I installed 3.9 using the instructions here: https://tech.serhatteker.com/post/2020-09/how-to-install-python39-on-ubuntu/) In ...
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Creating packages for PiW and Pi4

I've set up my own package repository and have published a .deb package to it using reprepo. The code was cross-compiled for Raspberry Pi4 on an Ubuntu x86-64 machine using CMake and CPack. That much ...
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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'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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E: Unable to locate package on Rasbian Buster

I am new to working on Raspberry pi. Currently I am working on Raspberry pi 4 and have installed Raspbian Buster on it. I am trying to install few things but i am always getting this message E: Unable ...
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Move Raspbian installation from 1st gen to 4th gen Raspi (SD card failing)

I have a Raspbian Buster install on my Raspberry Pi Model B (1st gen). The Raspi had problems with freezes and booting so I figured, it's time for an upgrade and bought a Raspberry Pi 4. Turned out, ...
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Updating snapd on Raspberry Pi

I'm using Snapd quite heavily, although I need to use some features available on newer versions of the Snapd manager. (see https://forum.snapcraft.io/t/wip-refresh-app-awareness/10736) The latest ...
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How to install newer cmake on Raspbian?

I have a Raspberry Pi 1B with Raspbian Buster. It comes with cmake 3.13. I need version 3.16 or later. How can I obtain this version of cmake? What I tried so far: I attempted to compile cmake from ...
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Can't install python packages & pip module not found

I've been trying to install packages on a raspberry pi 4b and I keep having issues. On the default, python ver. 3.7, I would get setup.py not found. Then I installed python ver. 3.9 and got the ...
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How do I know what new packages have been added to the Raspberry Pi OS image?

I'm brand new to Raspberry Pi. I ordered a Raspberry Pi 4 and it arrived today. Looking about I found the page on the RaspberryPi.org telling you how to update your packages. The following caught my ...
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How do I install Plasma 5.19 on a raspberry pi while keeping Raspbian?

I'm trying to do some develepment on kde, and for that I need the latest version. I can't upgrade to another OS. I've tried adding new deb sources and it just dumps a whole lot of errors to the ...
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Cannot uninstall wrapt 1.10.11

I am trying to install Tensorflow 2.3 on the raspberry pi 4 2GB using this guide (https://itnext.io/installing-tensorflow-2-3-0-for-raspberry-pi3-4-debian-buster-11447cb31fc4) but I keep getting the ...
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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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Moving /home dir form sd card to USB drive on a Rasspberry pi 4

I'm trying to run Insightface package on raspberry pi 4 after struggling to install all required packages namely cv2 and mxnet but when I exit python or run my program I get “corrupted size vs. ...
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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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Unmet dependencies when installing Cockatrice

I am somewhat new to Linux and raspi's in general, so it would be helpful to keep answers simple and well-versed. I am trying to install a debian package on my raspi (raspbian), which is Cockatrice. I ...
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Can't get the msodbcsql package for Debian 10

I am currently attempting to set up my 3b+ (which runs on Raspbian Buster) to work with a database I have set up on Azure. I already downloaded the pyodbc package, but I can't seem to get the ...
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libc 2.29 on buster

I am trying to use my new Pi 4 to run a Rust executable that I compiled on Linux but it will not run because it needs libc 2.29 and it appears that buster comes with libc 2.28. Is it possible to ...
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Is it possible to recover the package/program "Screen Configuration" in Buster

I removed Python 2.7 and some packages attached to it by mistake, I've to reinstall the desktop and other utilities, but I couldn't figure out how with this one. Only way to change screen resolution ...
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How can I get libserial for Raspbian?

I've got a hard time installing libserial on my Raspi 3B with the recent Raspbian: Both the libserial docs, and the Debian package directory suggest to install the libserial-dev package but a sudo ...
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Is there any way I can get the latest version of postgresql onto my pi?

I'm a noob to linux and pi so may just be missing the obvious but it appears the latest version available for the pi is 11.x which does not support generated columns. I am in the process of porting an ...
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Error installing Tensorflow (cannot find libhdfs.so)

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and after a week I have accomplished nothing because I can't get TensorFlow installed. Hoping someone can PLEASE help me. My error message: E ...
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Beyond breadboards? Good ways to package simple GPIO-using project?

I have a couple of simple projects that use a handful of GPIO pins, a few resistors, and some sensors and LEDs. What's a good way to package up stuff like that? Is there a premade solderable HAT-like ...
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How can I build and install openssh server (sshd) with compiler security features

I noticed my raspberry pi's sshd does not seem to have PIE and ASLR enabled. I determined that using the answer here: https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/435038 I'm using Raspbian, is there another OS I ...
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How to install previous/older version of octave in buster?

Currently Octave version 4.4.1 is available. It always crashes while start. I am trying to install an older version of octave but I can not find any older packages in the repo and the sources are ...
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autoreconf: command not found

autoreconf -fiv -bash: autoreconf: command not found I've tried everything listed in this link, but I still can't find any auto(re)conf. pi@no:~/motion $ apt-cache search autoreconf pi@no:~/motion $ ...
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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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Which Raspbian package contains the cdio C++ bindings?

I can't find them in libcdio-dev, and a search for the most important header file, cdio.hpp, in the Debian package catalog gave no results. A libcdio++ package seems not to exist either. Doesthis ...
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installation error mariadb-server

i've previously installed mariadb successfully on my raspberry pi (raspian stretch lite). however i wanted to completely reinstall mariadb and also delete the old databases. i did this with the ...
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ImportError: undefined symbol, bad installation of scipy?

On my raspberry pi I created a virtual environment with the virtualenv package. Using pip3 I installed the following python packages for python 3.5: imutils==0.5.2 numpy==1.16.3 opencv-contrib-python=...
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Got compilation error when installing plyvel

I got an error while trying to install plyvel on my raspberry (pi 3 B+) with sudo pip install plyvel : Looking in indexes: https://pypi.org/simple, https://www.piwheels.org/simple Collecting plyvel ...
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Problem with public keys, installing libc6

I'm having trouble installing a dependency on libc6. I'm trying to follow the solution in this question but I get the following response from sudo apt update: Hit:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/...
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How to remove `raspi-copies-and-fills` from Raspbian

I did apt update && apt upgrade as root and now my Raspbian system is corrupt and won't boot anymore. After some debugging I noticed there's the package raspi-copies-and-fills. Fortunately, ...
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Installing equivalent of unrar package (rar)

I wanted to install rar from packages ( https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=unrar ), unfortunately it seems that it is impossible on Raspbian: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ rar bash: rar: command not ...