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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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How can I download packages to windows so that they can be installed in raspberry?

One thing I really dislike about Linux is the completelly obscure system of installing programs. It's really comfortable for normal user with access to internet, but not to me. Whenever I want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Phantom JS On the Pi

I'm trying to install Phantom JS, but it is not in the official Raspbian repository. I've found two people who pre-built binaries for the Raspberry Pi here and here, but when I follow the instructions ...
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Which is the highest version of libc6 available for Raspbian?

I am trying to install libwvstreams4.6-base offline using dpkg. I am getting a dependency error for libc6 ( >= 2.15) but I am unable to find this required version for raspbian. Currently, libc6 2.13 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspbian dialog package problems on boot

I made my own UNIX shell script that runs at boot that helps me mount/unmount USB drives. I use the dialog package for my interface. The code works fine when I run it normally but on boot the dialog ...
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How to install libfame-dev on Raspbian?

I am trying to install MythTV backend on an Raspberry Pi. I began following these instructions to install from source but I quickly hit a roadblock: pi@mythtvpi ~ $ sudo apt-get install <snip> ...
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noobie trying to install packages on raspberry pi

I'm trying to install the list of packages defined in step one here: http://raspberrypipbx.blogspot.ca/ The command I'm using looks like pi@jl-raspberrypi / $ sudo apt-get install autoconf ...
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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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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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What packages are pre-installed on the current Raspbian image?

This question gave me the idea that it might be handy to have a list of all packages that are pre-installed on the Raspberry Pi Foundation's Raspbian image.
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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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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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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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Why is netatalk not updated?

I am trying to set up a OS X networking environment with a raspberry pi and again have to build netatalk 3.1.6. Why is it now updated on the repository? Will it ever be?
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Building a “configuration package”

I recently got a raspberry pi which I intend to use for some photography timelapsing/post processing while I'm on the road... I've gotten the system setup now (albeit with some hassle) but I'd like ...
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Where should put debian package of ceph for pi

so where should I put upload the .deb file when done. Their dot lib for the doc's if anyknows of a package for this please give me a heads up about it.
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Packages are correctly installed using pip3 in my virtual environment but are not being imported, I get ModuleNotFoundError

I am using a raspberry pi 3 with raspbian buster and python 3.7.3. I can install packages fine in my virtual environment using pip3 install. This can be seen when I use the command pip list, all my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Packager forgot my files

I am trying to prepare a package with some doc (PDF) inside. Here is basically what I did. bzr whoami "[xxx]" cd ~/Documents/src tar cvzf makenator-doc-3rdparty_1.0.1.tar.gz makenator-doc-3rdparty mv ...
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Get libstdc++5 on Raspbian

I'm trying to get a semi-old printer driver (lexmark z600) from ubuntu working on my Raspberry Pi. When I extract the .deb file and poke around in control it looks like it's marked Architecture: all, ...
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Unable to install packages after updating Raspberry pi

I recently updated rpi firmware to 3.12.30+ by running sudo rpi-update However after this update, i am unable to install new packages on my pi. On trying to install ristretto, links2, pqiv, fim ...
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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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Cannot install Apache2 on my Raspberry pi

I am getting the following error when I install Apache2 on my pi. Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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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 ...