Questions tagged [packages]

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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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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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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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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import cv2 not working Raspberry Pi

I used pip to install opencv3 with the following command on an Anaconda virtual environment. install opencv-python I successfully installed it because I can see the package in pip list. (olfatf)...
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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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On Raspbian, there is no arp program. How do I obtain it?

This is raspbian stretch. I have net-tools and iproute2 packages installed. That is so far all ive found that looks like might contain the tool from apt-get. I just want to use the raspi as an ...
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Raspberry Pi Model 2B Hostapd installation error: Unable to locate package

So, I am trying to set up my raspberry pi model 2B as a wifi hotspot. All the articles recommended installing and using hostapd and dnsmasq. I was able to install the dnsmasq package without any ...
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How to reinstall python3 from binaries?

One of my RPis has a problem with python3: root@sent121:~# python3 Segmentation fault When debugging a print('hello') script I get root@sent121:~# dbg python3 -bash: dbg: command not found root@...
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Problem with packages [closed]

I'm trying to compile my code import sys,os sys.path.insert(0, '/usr/include') sys.path.append('/usr/include') import plivo, plivoxml auth_id = "Your AUTH_ID" auth_token = "Your ...
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Unable to update samba-libs (unmet dependencies)

I've seen a number of questions with similar "error updating ____" but none of the fixes for those problems have helped me any. I'm still very new to the Pi, and Linux-based operating systems in ...
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Why do I constantly have missing package dependencies?

Many tries. Many half-fails. All of the package managers that I'm using (apt-get, synaptic) always cannot really finish installations or removals. Just minutes ago I was trying to purge the code::...
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Is “gedit” a command or text editor?

My question here has to do with "gedit." First of all, is it a Linux command or a text editor? From what I have been surfing up recently, gedit is, from my results, a GNOME text editor. And, at the ...
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Few connections failed when downloading packages

I am working with Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Stretch for a project that involves image processing (Open CV and Dlib). I am very inexperienced with Linux systems and having a hard time with ...
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Problems installing Scipy stack for Python3.6 on Pi-2

I am faced with an apparent time consuming problem or something else when I try to install scipy with pip for python3.6 on my RPi2 model B. OS is Raspbian minimal (jessie). I am using a RPi2, and I ...
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Could not open locked file when trying to install with apt-get

Now, here is my question: Who hates apt-get? Almost no one. Who gets problems with apt-get? I do. And I am. Sometimes, using sudo apt-get upgrade takes sooooo long you just close off terminal to ...
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unmet dependencies for php5-mysql

I'm trying to get owncloud running on a Raspberry Pi 3 to run as a local file server. I'm following some tutorials that are running me through setting up mysql for owncloud, and MySQL installed fine ...
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Retrieve default sshd_config file

I updated Raspbian from Jessie to Stretch. During this update process I kept my existing sshd_config file and didn't update to the new one. I'd now like to see the changes which come with the new ...
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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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Unable to install all kodi dependencies on Raspbian 8

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian 8. I would like to install kodi but when I type sudo apt-get install kodi, here is what I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Python version management and package installs

After having issues tracking down an error on RPI3 - No Module Named ImageTk - I decided to do a complete reinstall of the operating system and start with a clean system. After doing so, the same ...
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How to monitor the available bandwith without impacting an already running stream?

I have a RTP stream called 'X1' running from a Pi to a Linux PC. At the same time I want to create more streams, for example X2, X3 e.t.c... Depending on the available bandwidth, I would like to ...
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I am having trouble finding a command that shows what version of samba is installed on my RPi3

I am running Raspbian jessie 8 on my RPi3. I am trying to see what version of samba is installed if any. I do not remember installing it as far as i know it is for remote access but I am not totally ...
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tmux doesn't want to be installed

I had my Raspberry Pi running for a while and needed to uninstall all the junk I left behind for a project. I used tmux before and it was a blessing. I am trying to install it again, but it doesn't ...
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installing package error “sudo apt-get install ppp”

I'm trying to install the ppp packaged for the raspberry pi so i can connect a 3g dongle to the internet but i get the following error. It seems that some modules install except one. overall the ppp ...
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apt-get hangs at Reading database when installing anything

One of my raspberry pi's is hanging whenever I try to install or update anything using apt-get. Running Raspbian 7 (wheezy). Symptoms (using watchdog as an example as it has no dependencies): # apt-...
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Julia not available in Raspbian?

I am trying to install Julia: $ sudo apt-get install julia Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package julia is not available, but is referred to ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi Pineapple/Access Point, Wifi honey pot setup error!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3s9KYCU3tE I have been following this tutorial for a while and I have come across a problem that will not let me finish the setup by running: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to setup Octave GNU 4.0+ for Raspbian

I'm working on the project where I need to read engraved text on the frame. I'm taking a picture using the Raspberry Pi USB camera. I initially developed a script in MatLab which achieved over 70% ...
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Raspbian breaks after removing obsolete packages

I would like to remove obsolete packages from my Raspberry Pi 2, so, I removed all the extra source packages of my Raspbian Jessie, and left only the official Raspbian mirrors: deb http://archive....
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Can't install GitLab on Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I want to install GitLib on my Raspi 3 running Ubuntu Mate 16.04. For this, I followed the steps described for Ubuntu 16.04: https://about.gitlab.com/downloads/#ubuntu1604 Step 1 worked as expected. ...
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ImportError: No module named RPi

I am trying to run a package on my Raspberry Pi: At the terminal, I typed in “sudo apt-get install picap” followed by enter. I get it installed but cannot execute "picap-setup" – instead an error ...
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Cannot install pg on Raspberry Pi

I have been trying to install pg to run my web application (Ruby on Rails). I use a pg database. With bundle install, it fails. The output is: current directory: /home/pi/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.3/gems/...
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Patch management for Raspberry Pi

Are there any patch managers or tools that could centrally manage multiple Raspberry/Raspbian OS? patch kernel/os/packages/application, selectively or whole. Agents if any will need to be able to run ...
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Why does sudo apt-get build-dep not work for emacs24?

this is my first post on this SX Forum. After doing some searching myself (and failing), I wanted to ask why the command sudo apt-get build-dep emacs24 fail on a Pi running Raspbian Jessie? The ...
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How to make a custom package available for raspberry pi 2?

Is there is some provision like ppa(launchpad.net) for raspberry pi 2? I want to make my custom projects available for raspberry pi 2. So that other raspberry pi 2 can directly install packages using ...
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apt-get stopped working

I randomly started having trouble using apt-get on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspian. I can remove packages just fine, but when I try to install one, I always get the message E: Unable to locate ...
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Install Packages on Raspberry Pi2 without wifi

I have a Rpi2 and it is not connected to wifi and I cant connect it to Ethernet. I have a Windows 10 pc and want to install packages offline on my rpi2. Is this possible?
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Cannot install xpra: unmet dependancies

I'm trying to install Xpra, however it seems that there are missing packages I cannot install. Xpra fails with the following error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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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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E: Package 'mysql-server' has no installation candidate

I am using Raspberry pi 2 with raspbian OS. When I try to install Mysql and phpmyadmin to raspberry using following command. sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql It ...
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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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Where are packages installed in Raspbian

I installed postgresql. sudo apt-get postgresql-9.4 I am not able to find, where it was installed. Where is the data folder of the postgres