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Installing some packages on Ubuntu using apt-get install without root privileges

At work, we have a Ubuntu server to which people connect from intranet for using certain tools installed there. If certain user wants to install a particular software on Ubuntu but does not have root ...
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Why do I get dependency warnings/errors while removing nginx from Ubuntu?

root@ubuntus:~# apt-get remove nginx-light Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package nginx-light is not installed, so not removed You ...
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ubuntu server: SSH banner telling to update packages but nothing to update

When I connect to my Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS server I get the following banner: 25 packages can be updated. 15 updates are security updates. However if I run package upgrades/updates nothing comes up: ...
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problem in installing dnsproxy on Lucid

I am trying to install dnsproxy on a Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit server but this is failing. root@some:/etc/apache2/mods-enabled# aptitude install dnsproxy Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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how to undo system user creation

to troubleshoot a Ubuntu package manager problem I have to do sudo deluser --system messagebus I want to know what is the command to undo the above before I try it.
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Using package from different distribution in ubuntu safe?

I want to install some software (varnish) on a server and noticed that an older version 2.1.0 is in the current Ubuntu release 10.04 and the new version (2.1.3) is being build in the 10.10 ubuntu ...