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package manager cannot create users? installation script fails?

It seems that when trying to install any package which requires the creation of a system User and Group, the installer fails with the error: install: invalid user 'username' When it happened the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 - apt-get 404 Not Found [IP: local-dns-server-ip 80] through proxy

I am trying to setup an ubuntu server (12.04 or 14.04) and have installed the server image onto the system I am using. Everything works fine until I try to run sudo apt-get update. When this runs, I ...
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Dependency errors while running apt-get -f install

I was having issues with /boot being full and trying to run apt-get -f install. Now that I have cleared out some space in /boot I am getting the following dependency errors. Reading package lists... ...
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I frequently get E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?

I'm looking after an Ubuntu 12.04 server behind a rather slow proxy. When attempting any kind of install with lots of dependencies, I frequently get stuck unable to install packages because the proxy ...
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“php5-fpm: unrecognized service” and other issues after reverting from PPA

Added a repository so that I could move from PHP 5.3 to 5.5 easily in Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. After adding the PPA and following most of the suggestions here http://askubuntu.com/a/109544 it seemed that ...
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apt-get dependency issue when installing nginx passenger module

Sorry I Have no idea how to fix the dependency problem. My Ubuntu server is 12.04 64 bit $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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postfixadmin won't create tables structure

I made a wrong installation of Postfixadmin and decided to uninstall it completely and to try again. Although it was working fine before, the tutorial I'm following to create a file server made a ...
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mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.32-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) … start: Job failed to start

Seems this issue is common but I cannot solve it. How do I reinstall mysql-server. Every time I try, I receive this crash message. Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.32-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) ... start: ...
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Fix security vulnerability in dnsmasq on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server using dnsmasq and recently ran into the following security vulnerability which does not seem to have a fix on 12.04. ...
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Is there a way to diagnose an apt-get installation?

The mysql daemon has been failing to start and after an apt-get purge and trying to reinstall the installation fails. Is there some way to diagnose the failure of the installation? The ...
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How to create a init.d script for openssh-server which was compiled and installed from source using configure + make + make install?

I have installed openssh-server in my Ubuntu PC using apt-get install openssh-server. The version is 5.9. Now, I would like to compile and install openssh-server version 6.2 from source codes. I have ...
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How to automate changed config files during apt-get upgrade in Ubuntu 12

I like to use "knife cloudstack server create ..." to build a new VM. My bootstrap template starts off with an "apt-get update" and "apt-get -y upgrade". The upgrade then halts with: 10.190.113.11 ...
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Is it usually safe to run “apt-get upgrade” (in terms of stability) on a production server?

I often log into my Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (with Postgres 9.2.4 running with live production data) and see something akin to: 4 packages can be updated. 4 updates are security updates. This happens ...
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Prioritise repositories in Ubuntu

We have a few PPA sources on some of our servers which we stick into /etc/apt/sources.list.d . Some of these repos provide same packages (in terms of names) but different versions and possibly ...
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Apt-get hangs at first repo

When I perform an apt-get upgrade or apt-get update, I notice that it can take almost a minute when connecting to a repo. For example, when doing a aot-get upgrade, it will be stuck for about a ...
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Apt-get error when upgrading mysql from running out of room

I ran out of room on my drive on an ec2 instance and it mounted the overflow /tmp space. I noticed this when I did an apt-get update/upgrade and the upgrade failed because it had no more room on tmp. ...
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Chef Opscode apt cookbook - apt-get install returned 100, expected 0

I'm running Chef solo (version 11.4.0) on a clean VPS with Ubuntu 12 installed, and I'm having some problems with apt. The problem was that any package command raised an error: Chef::Exceptions::Exec ...
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Prevent apt-check from eating all my memory

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, with server of 512MB RAM, the apt-check is using up to 250 memory and cause my system to un-usable every night, e.g. ps ax | grep apt 14895 ? DN 0:02 /usr/bin/python ...
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Where BIND9 saves its cache?

On Ubuntu 12.04 I installed BIND9 via apt-get install. I configure the server in a very simple way and it works in name resolution. Now I'm curious to read (if it's possible) its cache. Reading the ...
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How can I download a package and all of its dependencies with apt-get

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to use apt-get to download a package and all of it's depenedcies. Those packages will have to be installed on computers with no internet connection, so in ...
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Differences between “apache”'s installations

Using Ubuntu 12.04, are there any differences between installing Apache httpd using sudo apt-get install apache2 (as the guide of Ubuntu says - https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/httpd.html ) ...
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apt-get not found on my VPS?

Today, I bought a Ubuntu 12.04 VPS from http://www.frontrangehosting.com, but when I access it via SSH, I can't use apt-get. [root@vps /]# apt-get install python-software-properties -bash: apt-get: ...
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Server problems after upgrade [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server at home. It was working fine utile yesterday when I did an apt-get upgrade. First problem : grub timeout is disabled. Bootup hangs on grub. Second problem : the ...
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Installing php5-imagick in Ubuntu 12.04 w/ ondrej packages results in dependency error

I've been trying to setup an Ubuntu 12.04 VM that is running PHP 5.4 with the imagick module. All the results I find on google say to use the ondrej packages, which for the most part works perfectly. ...