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I have just installed Ubuntu v12.04.1 on Virtual box (on Windows 7) and after installing it, I have tried several times to install updates via Update Manager (200+ updates). It fails. I also tried just checking instead of simply installing albeit to no avail. Please assist.

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Did you try to do your update with the terminal? –  Atem18 Dec 23 '12 at 9:58
We'll need to know what error messages you are getting before we can tell you how to fix it. Open a terminal and type the command "sudo apt-get update" and edit your question, pasting the errors into it. If that command works OK, then do the same with the command "sudo apt-get upgrade" –  fabricator4 Dec 23 '12 at 10:09
Sorry - I found the issue with my network card....all is fine –  Les Dec 23 '12 at 11:00
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