A package is a specific piece of software which can be installed and uninstalled on a system.

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Get a list of the licences of all packages on Ubuntu system [closed]

I want to check what licenses all the packages on my system is running under. It seems like this information is located in /usr/share/doc/package/copyright However this file seems like it does not ...
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apt-get install doesn't get the package

I've installed ubuntu server on a VirtualBox virtual machine and now I'm trying to follow a tutorial that says I need to install a package called csh. When I type this line sudo apt-get install csh ...
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RHEL package containing JCE (Java) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files to support higher level encryption?

Are there packages for RHEL and distros based on it (CentOS, Scientific Linux, etc.) that contain the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files so that higher ...
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How to safely and smoothly update packages on server?(by apt)

On my own computer, I have been used to run apt-get upgrade directly for years. But few days ago I have a chance to admin a ubuntu server. I guess my old habit is bad. Should/how I update security ...
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Edit SQL Server SSIS Package

I ran the Export wizard to output some data to Excel, and I saved the package to run agan later. I now want to edit the SQL used to generate the Excel, but it is not clear how I do this. The package ...
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Is it possible to create a remote backup of a site with MSDeploy?

I'm currently using the package dest to create a backup of a site as follows: msdeploy.exe -source:appHostConfig="Default Web Site",computerName="https://server:8172/MSDeploy.axd?site=Default Web ...
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CentOS PCI Compliance assessment

We are currently working our way through a PCI compliance assessment on our server running CentOS. We are getting a lot of 'severe' issues with suggested fixes. The suggestions to rectify the issues ...
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Where can I find an online list of CentOS packages and their versions?

I am looking for an online list of the standard packages available for CentOS Linux. I know that if I had a CentOs system running, I could use yum to list packages. However, I am trying to evaluate ...
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Diff for a locally modified package in Ubuntu

If I modify the source code of some package that I've installed with apt-get in Ubuntu, is there some package tool that will let me see the diff between what was the original installation and my ...
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Couldn't find package gitolite on Ubuntu 10.04

I've been following this tutorial and I'm stuck on sudo apt-get install gitolite with the error Couldn't find package gitolite I've been Googling around for a while now, no one else seems to ...
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What is the package manager under OpenSolaris 5.11?

I'm on an OpenSolaris 5.11 server and when I asked about Django, technical support offered to use pkgin as a package manager. [root@gpx8nnaa ~]# uname -a SunOS gpx8nnaa.joyent.us 5.11 snv_89 i86pc ...
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XServe G5 to Ubuntu

I currently have an Apple XServe G5, running OSX server 10.4. As you can imagine, 10.4 has become increasingly annoying due to the high difficulty of updating the server software (Apache, PHP, MySQL, ...
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Use Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) packages on Debian 5.0 (Lenny) instalation

Currently I have installed Debian Lenny on virtualized server provided by my local ISP. I can't upgrade it, can configure it however I want, to Squeeze but I need newest package versions provided by ...
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Installing `diction` on CentOS 4

I have a need for diction to be installed on my server, which is running CentOS 4. I can find it no problems for Fedora and Ubuntu (apt-get 'just worked'), but am having no luck under CentOS. Which ...
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How to install `Happstack` on FreeBSD?

I'm trying to install Happstack on my FreeBSD box all day. Finally I installed GHC 6.10.x. And Cabal 0.8.2. But failed on Happstack. These are errors. %sudo ~/.cabal/bin/cabal install happstack ...
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How to make a normal user can install package with `pkg_add` on FreeBSD?

How to make a normal user can install package with pkg_add on FreeBSD? pkg_add -r command fails with normal user with sudo. Downloading succeeds, but installation fails with this error message. Equal ...
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puppet 2.6.4 .deb package

Is there any 3rd party repositories that keeps up to date puppet client versions? I am looking for a puppet 2.6.4 .deb package?
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Official online RPM package browser / search for CentOS

I am looking for something that resembles packages.debian.org Debian Package Browser only for CentOS 5 and/or RHEL 5 [Red Hat Enterprise Linux].
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Clean installation of RHEL 5.5 claims package “desktops” is missing

I'm a student worker in the CS department of my university, so please forgive me for any unprofessional descriptions. Simplified explanations are appreciated. I recently replaced some bad graphics ...
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Automatic storing package before installing it on .deb based system?

The reason I am asking this question is I am concerned about simple rollback (I already read how to find out what packages were installed). So I would like to set global (per entire system) option, ...
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Turn existing Red Hat Server into desktop VM

Is it possible to download an existing Red Hat installation and use this in a VM that I can run on the desktop. The problem I'm trying to solve is building an exact replicate of a production server ...
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How to survey the packages various Linux distributions install by default (without downloading each distro)?

I'm trying to determine the level of support enjoyed by various software packages across all major Linux distributions. That is, for a given package, find which distros include it in the default ...
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Ubuntu Packages (PHP)

Currently, the available option for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is php 5.3.2. I'm wondering how long it usually takes for their repos to update to either php 5.3.3, or even the latest php 5.3.4. All though I'm ...
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Disable prompts while installing a Debian package

How can i disable totally the prompts that appear while installing a Debian package, i've used all the options that i've found but there are some packages that are still prompting. I'm using this ...
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Problems removing squid fro Linux 2.6

i want to remove squid package from my Linux box kernel 2.6 root@t:~/devel # rpm -i squid-2.6.STABLE18-5.endian6.i586.rpm --nodeps package squid-2.6.STABLE18-5.endian6 is already installed ...
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Backporting packages should reverse dependencies be rebuilt

I'm using Ubuntu Jaunty on a few machines and am in the process of backporting / custom compiling a few deb packages to update PHP and OpenSSL. My question is though, should I also be recompiling ...
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What's a “safe” way of installing a Debian package that isn't in backports?

I want to grab nginx 0.8.x but I realize that 0.7 is in Lenny-backports. How can I "safely" install it so that maybe in the future if I decide to download a newer release from aptitude, it doesn't ...
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Installing php-hash on SUSE 10.1

I need the PHP function hash_hmac which is not part of my distribution on my virtual server running SUSE 10.1. Trying to install it with yast2 --install php-hash leads to the following message: No ...
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Error when trying to install iRedMail

I'm trying to install iRedMail mail server, but when I run the installation script, I get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-common: Conflicts: ...
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Configuring and installing VS package management

Let's take Ettercap (Can be any software) and configure it: sudo -c "./configure --prefix=/usr/local/ettercap" An error arises: checking for libpcap... no Is Libpcap missing ? NO ! Ettercap ...
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Checking deb dependencies against the current system

I know I can list the .deb's dependencies using dpkg --info, but is there any automated way to check those dependencies against the current system? What I'm interested in, the status: whether the ...
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How to Get a List of All Root / Main Installed Packages on Debian

Is there a way to get all "main" packages that were installed via aptitude in Debian? By "main" I mean the package names that were given to aptitude via the install command. The equivalent of a Gentoo ...
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How do I browse CentOS packages?

I have been using Debian for some time but am brand new to CentOS. How can I browse CentOS packages in a web browser like I do at packages.debian.org? If there is no such website, can someone give me ...
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Ubuntu package question

I run Ubuntu, and If i type the following in a terminal, I start a new instance of memcached, right? # memcached -vv How can I target the the current instance of memcached in terminal? It would ...
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Install from SVN to Ubuntu

I'm still a bit of a freshie on Ubuntu and linux in general, so please bear with me. I found this package that I would like to implement on my Ubuntu SSH managed server: ...
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Pushing out application packages with SCCM 2007 quickly

When you set an application to install from by creating an advertisment, is there a way to force the process to occur quicker? I know that on the client you can initiate the machine policy and the ...
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Can I install an old package for Ubuntu Intrepid on Ubuntu Karmic?

I want to install a WMI client on to a ubuntu server to manage some windows web servers. The only WMI client I've found is compatible with Intrepid 8.10, whereas my server is currently running Karmic ...
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Install i486 .package onto x64 CentOS

I am trying to install a ".package" file with Autopackage onto my x64 CentOS server and i receive the below statement. -sh-3.2$ bash armagetronad-dedicated-0.2.8.3.1.i486-generic-linux-gnu.package ...
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Is there a way to create a custom installer package to do batch installs of a bunch of programs at once?

Basically I want to create a file which will automatically install a bunch of files without having to manually install each of them (i.e. Flash, Adobe Reader, MS Office, etc.). I'm guessing the ...
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Do you remove unwanted packages (*NIX), or do you disable them?

Im currently building a cobbler and puppet setup. One thing I do is disabling unwanted services with puppet, but then I thought: Should I remove them with cobbler, rather than disabling them after ...
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Debian/Ubuntu: Enabling “dist-upgrade” behavior for unattended-upgrades?

We've got a customized distribution of Ubuntu, a repository with some custom packages and we run unattended-upgrades on a number of systems. What we want to be able to do is supply an update of one of ...
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In which solaris sparc package does crtbegin and crtend belongs to?

I need to add those two to my paths. Thus, my plan is to check first if they're already in my machine, and if they are, I'll add them to my path. Otherwise, I'll install them first then add them to ...
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What package do I need to isntall on CentOS 5 to get system-config-network X11 GUI?

The title says it all really. What package do I need to get via yum on CentOS 5 to be able to run the X11 version of system-config-network? ATM I only have the tui version which is horrific. ...
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Ubuntu/Debian: Show list of available versions of a specific package

Sorry, this might be a beginner question: How can I list all available versions of specific package? I know with apt-get install myPackage=1.2.3 a specific version could be installed. And with ...
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rkhunter reports change in file properties, but I don't see that they've been updated by yum

Maybe I'm being overcautious, but I recently received the following warnings from rkhunter: Warning: The file properties have changed: File: /bin/dmesg Current hash: ...
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Yum install problems

I'm trying to install rkhunter via yum on CentOS 4.8, but it's just not happening... Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Setting up Install Process Setting up repositories update 100% ...
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How to force debian linux apt-get installer to install unstable/specific version of packages?

I want to force the install system on debian linux, apt-get, to install unstable (i.e. a later version) of a package, later than the stable one recognised by the debian package maintainer. This ...
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How can I verify which repository a package resides on in Centos?

I'd like to know which Centos repositories various packages are available at. Is there a directory somewhere? I tried googling it and didn't find anything.
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How to check for modified config files on a Debian system?

How to find all Debian managed configuration files which have been changed from the default?
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How to verify GD and Freetype support

I'm running a server with ubuntu 9.10. I'm trying to enable captcha support for our wordpress blog contact form and the instructions say that I'll need to "verify that PHP has GD support and Freetype ...