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How to install package from aptitude which requires another package manually installed?

Imagine situation when you install for example openssl package like this (manually): wget http://openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.1h.tar.gz tar -xvf openssl-1.0.1h.tar.gz cd openssl-1.0.1h ./config ...
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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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Postgres 9.3 won't work on Debian 7.1

Hi I am having problems installing postgres 9.3 on debian 7.1. I have added the following: deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ wheezy-pgdg main to the file ...
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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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issues installing with apt-get on fresh install

Fresh server install of 12.04 ubuntu 64BIT. Any ideas as to why this is not working? root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install kvm libvirt-bin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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apt-get install build-essentials fails on Ubuntu 11.10 on aws ami-baba68d3

I was trying to install and configure Xabbix on an ubuntu server. Following their instructions on the wiki the first step fails: sudo apt-get install build-essential I get the following error ...
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How to install MySQL Server so it doesn't “go away” after reboot?

All Good: Mysql server installed just fine by using the following command: sudo apt-get install mysql-server During installation I was prompted to choose a root password. After install I was able ...
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apt-get install not working in script

I create a small script that installs a set of linux paquets . Strangely apt-get install always fails and tells me that the package have not been found. Here is my script: #! /bin/bash sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu: Best structure for local repositories

We have a small network at our company with 7 Ubuntu computers and one central Ubuntu server (where we have the files we all work on). Currently, all users manage and update their own computer. But we ...
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Help with MPICH2 installation on Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to install MPICH2 on a ubuntu server installation (7.04 fiesty fawn). This is for a Beowulf cluster. I have so far been unable to install it for two reasons. 1) under the root account: ...
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How do I ignore unmet dependencies when using apt-get -f install?

I'm trying to use apt-get to install imagick. Should be simple enough. This is my command. apt-get install imagemagick libmagickcore-dev libmagickwand-dev However instead of installing it keeps ...
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Why is Debian 6.0.1 asking for Install CD when installing stuff?

I've recently installed a Debian 6.0.1 and when i issue the simple apt-get, when finishing (99% says) ask for the install CD. Cambio de medio: Por favor, inserte el disco etiquetado como ...
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Ubuntu dpkg, non interactive installation

I am trying to install a bunch of .deb files without having to interact with them. MySQL Server for example will prompt for an interactive menu to enter an administrative password upon the dpkg's ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Server — apt-get install commands fail

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and am trying to get a basic instance up and running. I'm having some issue installing the GUI (GNOME, correct?) through apt-get. Background: Host OS: Windows 7 Pro x64 VM ...
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Automate the installation of postfix on Ubuntu

My system configuration script does an "apt-get install -y postfix". Unfortunately the script is halted when the postfix installer displays a configuration screen. Is there a method to force postfix ...
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Probelms Intstalling Trac using apt-get Ubuntu Jaunty

I'm having some issues getting apt to install trac correctly on my Ubuntu Jaunty Box. Using the command 'apt-get install trac' I get the following output: root@myserver:~# apt-get install trac ...
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What should I do if a package has not installation candidates?

I am trying to install php5-sqlite3. In the command line I type: sudo apt-get install php5-sqlite3 As I result I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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debian and apache2 install

I just logged in to my newly purchased VPS server that used debian and tried to install apache2, here what happens as a root: vs12-101:/# apt-get install apache2 Reading package lists... Done ...
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After running apt-get or yum install, how do you find out where the newly installed package is?

How do you find out where your package has been installed? More importantly, where are the setting files for it (for instance, httpd.conf with Apache, or php.ini with PHP)?