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I‘m a home user and how do I install VirtualBox virtualization software for my home use under Debian Linux 6 operating systems?

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I‘m new to networking and need help with network settings. I’m looking for a tool for calculating available host address ranges with CIDR using Linux command prompt. How do I use subnet calculator under Linux or UNIX?

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I‘m trying to install mysql-server package under Debian using the following command:

apt-get install mysql-server-5.0 mysql-common

But I’m getting an error which read as follows:

Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libdevel-symdump-perl liburi-perl libhtml-parser-perl libapr1 libhtml-tree-perl libpq5 libhtml-tagset-perl libwww-perl
Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
libdbd-mysql-perl libmysqlclient15off mysql-client-5.0
Suggested packages:
tinyca
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libdbd-mysql-perl libmysqlclient15off mysql-client-5.0 mysql-common mysql-server-5.0
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
E: Archive directory /var/cache/apt/archives/partial is missing.

How do I fix the problem?

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How do I install Linux kernel source with Ubuntu patches? How can I install Ubuntu Linux kernel source code tree for version 2.6.3x using command line options?

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How do I uninstall deb packages under Ubuntu Linux using GUI or CLI (command line) methods?

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