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How to show Update Manager full report of the upgrade in the command line?

How can I mimic the output of update manager via command line? I have update manager set to show only "important security updates" and the layout with the info is great. Is is possible to get similar ...
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Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with ubuntu ...
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I Have recently installed 13.10. I'm Getting a problem when i use sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

This is what I'm getting when i'm using sudo apt-get updates E: Type 'Download' is not known on line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: Malformed line 3 in source list ...
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Error in update and upgrade

Following are some of the errors that I am getting while using the command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade W: Failed to fetch ...
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Update manager and apt-get are not able to finish updates due to “permission denied” errors in post install scripts

On my desktop Ubuntu 10.04 today some packages (ca-certificates, postgres, samba, ...) were updated automatically by the update-manager and something went wrong. The update finished with error ...
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apt-get update & install apache2 fails “temporary failure resolving”

failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apache2/apache2-mp-worker_2.2.22-1ubuntu1.4_i386.deb temporary failure resolving 'sercurity.ubuntu.com' failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu apt-get sources blocked by internet provider [duplicate]

Every time I try to upgrade ubuntu, it gives me forbidden access. Every time that happens, Ubuntu crashes. log file : Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Failed to download repository information, problem with software & updates?

I think this is an original problem, as all suggested solutions I can find online have failed. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. I am a very new linux user, but I'll try to decipher comments. THE PROBLEM: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how can i install package?

How to fix this problem? Everytime i am trying to install/update packages it fails root@nson:~# sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. Please report this bug against the update-manager package and include the following error message: 'E:Error, ...
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“W: Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/” when I run apt-get update

I have the following error when I do apt-get update Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net/precise/mainTranslation-en Fetched 1 B in 7s (0 ...
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Update Manager - Not all updates can be installed - partial upgrade [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS. When I was running the update manager, it was interrupted. When I restarted the computer, and tried to run the update manger, I received the message "Not all updates can be ...
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'E:Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' [duplicate]

I've gone through all of the other reports of this but when ever i follow the instructions and it opens my sources.list there are no numbers lines and there is barely anything in it. i saved my ...
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cannot install anything via apt-get. problem with apt-get update

I am unable to install anything with apt-get. I think this problem is due to gpg error of some kind. I have done almost everything on the net as per my belief. this is what happens when I run apt-get ...
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Updateand cdrom [duplicate]

after some time of use i got a red triangle on the upper right corner of the screen with an exclamation point telling me that something is wrong with the updates and that i should manually check what ...
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Error while trying to update packages [duplicate]

yesterday I tried to install skype using the terminal, but I did something wrong because skype did not get installed and today, when I opened the pc, an error message appeared. It seems that while ...
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Err http://ppa.launchpad.net raring/main amd64 Packages

sudo apt-get update: Translation-en Fetched 973 kB in 33s (28,8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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Ubuntu 64-bit “Failed to fetch file [..] binary-i386/Packages” error while updating apt repos

I have the following issue on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64-bit machine: Whenever I try to update the aptitude repos, the update will strangely fail with a i386-related error. I assume that this shouldn't ...
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Apt update error “Something wicked happened” (-11 - System error) [duplicate]

I'm getting this error when I run apt-get update. I'm on Kubuntu 13.04. W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving ...
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Software Updates from terminal without sudo

Software Updates is capable of checking for updates and installing them without asking for a password except for kernel updates. The same is not true for apt-get in a terminal. If you try to apt-get ...
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unmet dependencies: initramfs-tools [Xubuntu 12.04] [duplicate]

How would one resolve this unmet dependencies issue I've encountered ? When running the following cmd: root@ubuntu1204-cshr3:~# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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updation problem all the solution given won't work for me [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://extras.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 16126D3A3E5C1192 W: GPG error: ...
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facing a problem in updating software

The message which is showing when failed to update software is shown below. Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. ...
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can't update repositories Ubuntu 13.10

When I run sudo apt-get update I receive the following error message: W:Failed to fetch http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/Release Unable to find expected entry ...
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GPG error when running apt-get update

I have looked at many of the existing answers to this question and tried their suggestions, but they do not solve or answer the issue I am having. When I run apt-get update, I receive the following: ...
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I can not update ubuntu 13.04 due to this error

I m using Ubuntu 13.04 for my PC, since a week I can't update it showing the following error in terminal: E:Unable to parse package file ...
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Requires installation of untrusted packages ?? and cant update apt-get [duplicate]

When I try to install any app from Ubuntu software center I get this: I had read somewhere that I need to enter apt-get update, but this is the result: root@Alexander-PC:~# apt-get update E: ...
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Software Updater does not show updates but apt-get upgrade shows some [duplicate]

After installing updates using Software Updater I noticed that apt-get upgrade still offers some additional updates: $ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for user: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file

I run an Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS. Today, I wanted to update it, but I did not managed it (yes...), however upgrading worked well. I don't want you to solve my problem but it would be greatful if you ...
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Safe to remove entries in 12.04 sources.list?

Recently, every time I have run sudo apt-get update with 12.04 Precise there have been two 404's (note: I don't have the rep to post more than 2 links, so I've removed the 'http://' from the URLs ...
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Strange GPG error. apt-get doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

If I run anything apt-get related, I get this error: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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Update-manager does not show all updates

Ever since I upgraded to 13.10, the software updater does not show all the available updates. Some will appear and can be installed just fine, but once it claims that all software is up to date, using ...
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Package unable to install or remove or update

I'm Unable to install or update or remove any packages ion UBUNTU 12.04 . The error when i try to update via update manager is as follows in the URL http://pastebin.com/3EkcfbDD Please lemme know ...
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Getting error in running first apt-get update && apt-get upgrade after installation of Ubuntu 12.10

I get E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. when I run sudo apt-get update for the first time after installation of Ubuntu 12.10. Tried ...
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cannot install cinnimon 2.xx

Fetched 841 kB in 28s (29.3 kB/s) W: GPG error: http://packages.mate-desktop.org raring Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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How can I restore a country specific apt-get update mirror?

While configuring my new 13.10 installation, I chose to change the default update server using the "Software & Updates" GUI tool available in the System settings panel. Before this change the ...
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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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Updates don't work in Ubuntu 13.10

Hello guys I hope you're all fine. This is the problem: When I execute the updater it always throws the same error saying: Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. ...
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What is preferable way to upgrade system?

There are (at minimum) two ways to upgrade Ubuntu. Using Update Manager. Using apt-get upgrade (sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get upgrade) in a terminal. Are those two ways equal or is one of ...
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What is the upgrade manager?

What exactly is the role of the upgrade manager? I've noticed that the last few releases of ubuntu downloads an upgrade manager once you press the upgrade button. I thought the upgrade was merely ...
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sudo apt-get update stuck at 100% [Waiting for headers]? [duplicate]

Here is the sample Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/main Translation-en Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/multiverse Translation-en Hit ...
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How do I find which PPA to remove from update?

When I run apt-get update I get some failures at the end and I'd like to remove them but I don't know which PPA they are coming from. I have Y-PPA Manager installed, but still can't find where it is ...
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Why is Software Updater showing additional updates?

I have never seen this before until today. Just a moment ago Software Updater displayed itself to me and said I have packages I need to update. Among them was ClamAV, which I have never installed. I ...
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In first was a problem with apt-get and now it's with the update also [duplicate]

I want to learn more linux, so I choose Ubuntu and started learn about it, using a book .. but it's no easy as I expected. Few days ago, I was reading about apt-get and how to change the default ...
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apt-get update is not working

Hello Ubuntu Community, I have been working with Linux for 5 years, and with those five years, I have never had a problem with the Ubuntu apt program. It usually works like a charm and is an instant ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't open in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Running software-center in the terminal give this output: 2013-08-23 11:25:07,917 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-08-23 11:25:07,932 - softwarecenter.db.database ...
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PGP public key reinstall Ubuntu 12:04 [duplicate]

I was installing the update Ubuntu 12.04 by terminal alert by following command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade when in the process had a ...
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Update manager for 12.04 needs 12.10 cd and fails to install

When the update manager pops up informing me of updates, it lists the modules to be downloaded and installed, but requires 12.10 Quantal-Quetzel i386 cd, which I haven't got. Here's my sources.list : ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not responding

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software Center, it closes automatically within a few seconds. When I try to run an update from the command prompt this happens: anujsharma@anuj-sharma:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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How is Ubuntu software update implemented internally?

I need this information so that I can implement same mechanism in distribution of my own software. Thanks in advance.