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Software Updater will not Update : GPG error : signatures were invalid: [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and am trying to update. When I attempt to do it through the Software Updater the program crashes before I even have the opportunity to put in a password to authenticate. ...
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Why can't I refresh the list of packages? [duplicate]

This might be a duplicate, but I can't find a solution in other posts. Whenever I try to update I get this message: ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR E:Encountered a section with ...
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Another “Failed to download repository information” [duplicate]

I've tried all the suggestions I've been able to find, but I'm still getting the error msg. The thing I think is different about my case is that none of the files indicated by the details of the msg. ...
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Is aptitude still considered superior to apt-get?

When I first started with Ubuntu using aptitude was the 'in-thing', with some stated improvements over apt-get. Am I correct in saying that apt-get has now 'caught up' with aptitude, and it makes ...
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Something wicked happened resolving medibuntu repository, what happens?

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machines that is giving errors when I try to run updates. Specifically, I am getting a load of errors like this: W: Failed to fetch ...
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I can't install libdvdcss - script not finding medibuntu, How to get DVD playback?

I am trying to get these instructions working on 12.04, I know I am connected to the internet but it doesn't seem to work. $ sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh --2013-10-09 19:18:44-- ...
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How to remove medibuntu repository and packages?

I followed directions to add medibuntu but it has messed up some codecs and dependencies so I can no longer watch videos I have run this command, originated by a forum post: sean@sean-P55-USB3:~$ ...
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Is Medibuntu needed - or even desirable?

Recently I started having a problem when checking for updates: the process stalled for several minutes while connecting to the medibuntu site. This happened every time. (Mysteriously, this only ...
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Problem with sudo apt-get [duplicate]

Every time I write the "sudo apt-get install" command I egt the following errors. What can I do to solve it? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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“Failed to load the package list” - fixes posted not working

I have a pretty new installation, and this week tried to add a vlc server application. That seems to have broken something, as I now have the warning bar that indicates a "serious problem." Digging ...