Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

apt-get install behind proxy – Failed to fetch

Question was edited to include output "requested" in an answer. This is yet another question regarding the error message E: Failed to fetch … (example in Note 2 below). What makes this question different (I guess) from the others I have seen is the following. I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy. I had […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

apt-get install behind proxy – Failed to fetch

Question was edited to include output "requested" in an answer. This is yet another question regarding the error message E: Failed to fetch … (example in Note 2 below). What makes this question different (I guess) from the others I have seen is the following. I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy. I had […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

apt-get install behind proxy – Failed to fetch

Question was edited to include output "requested" in an answer. This is yet another question regarding the error message E: Failed to fetch … (example in Note 2 below). What makes this question different (I guess) from the others I have seen is the following. I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy. I had […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

apt-get install behind proxy – Failed to fetch

Question was edited to include output "requested" in an answer. This is yet another question regarding the error message E: Failed to fetch … (example in Note 2 below). What makes this question different (I guess) from the others I have seen is the following. I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy. I had […]

Python3-dev version conflict on fresh 18.04 install

As with other posts in this stack exchange, I’m having issues with installing python3-dev on a fresh install of Ubuntu (18.04) that is running a pre-installed python3 (3.6.9-1~18.04). Many of the recommended fixes in those posts that I have tried have worked, such as uninstalling and reinstalling python3. I’ve had to restore my laptop to […]

Unmet dependencies / held packages for new package

I’m trying to install a media server on my Raspberry Pi but it says I have unmet dependencies: pi@pihole:~ $ sudo apt-get install ampache Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

apt-get install behind proxy – Failed to fetch

This is yet another question regarding the error message E: Failed to fetch … (example below). What makes this question different (I guess) from the others I have seen is the following. I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy. I had a lot of packages with available updates (more than 200, I guess). I […]

`unattended-upgrades` seemingly fails to do `apt-get update` first

I have unattended-upgrades that won’t upgrade. It’s been a full month and its log is empty. So I checked manually to confirm it thinks there’s nothing to upgrade. # unattended-upgrades –dry-run –debug Initial blacklist : Initial whitelist: Starting unattended upgrades script Allowed origins are: origin=Debian,codename=buster-updates, origin=Debian,codename=buster-proposed-updates, origin=Debian,codename=buster,label=Debian, origin=Debian,codename=buster,label=Debian-Security Using (^linux-image-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-headers-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-image-extra-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-modules-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-modules-extra-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-signed-image-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-image-unsigned-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^kfreebsd-image-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^kfreebsd-headers-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^gnumach-image-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^.*-modules-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^.*-kernel-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-backports-modules-.*-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-modules-.*-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-tools-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-cloud-tools-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-buildinfo-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*|^linux-source-[0-9]+\.[0-9\.]+-.*) regexp to find kernel packages […]

I am unable to install or uninstall any packages due to an error in the process “dpkg: error processing package xserver-xorg-legacy”

I am very new to ubuntu. For one of my classes, I had to download virtualbox, but somehow I managed to botch the installation and it didn’t work. After purging virtualbox from my system, i started getting this error. Now I can’t seem to install or uninstall any sort of packages. I’ve tried using solutions […]

Apt broken install

I have upgraded from debian 8, 9, then subsequently 10 over the last few days. At some point in this process, apt quit functioning because it cannot upgrade a gnuplot package (which I am sure I’m not using in the first place). I’m about to pull my hair out as I’ve been searching for a […]