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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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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

quick one, im 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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cant install packages because of older chromium build

i'm trying to install a package using the terminal specifically sudo apt-get install sysbench but i get the following error The following packages have unmet dependencies: chromium-browser-l10n : ...
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