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when I run sudo apt-get upgrade:

W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
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Have you tried upgrading from the upgrade manager? Upgrade Ubuntu –  Seth Nov 21 '12 at 1:53
    
I just tried again using the update manager..it doesn’t give any errors, but doesn’t give any new updates..It might be possible that there isn’t any new updates..I find that hard to believe, though. –  thomas Nov 21 '12 at 3:00
    
Do you have any other ppas? See here –  Seth Nov 21 '12 at 3:06
    
Oh, it says "You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems" try running that. –  Seth Nov 21 '12 at 3:08
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possible duplicate of Duplicate sources.list entries –  Stephen Myall Nov 22 '12 at 21:14

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You've made an upgrade from 12.04, Canonical Precise PPA was left behind. In terminal type ls /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists*. The result should be something like this:

/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-amd64_Packages /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-i386_Packages /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_Release /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_Release.gpg

...plus they Quantal counterparts

/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_partner_binary-amd64_Packages /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_partner_binary-i386_Packages /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_Release /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_Release.gpg

...if so, just delete the precise versions.

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