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Firefox stuck on old version and problems with held packages

i did a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2 2 months ago and i noticed recently that firefox was stuck at version 36. I uninstalled it and then the system showed version 35 as the latest. The same ...
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Held broken packages (libgbm1) from Xorg-edgers PPA [duplicate]

My laptop (Aspire VN7-591G) comes with an nVidia graphic card that is not supported by default in Ubuntu Trusty (14.04.2, amd64). I installed the Xorg-edgers PPA to be able to install nvidia-340 ...
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The following packages have been kept back

I have already tried all the usual fixes to this .. no luck so far sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Why do dist-upgrade and upgrade give different held packages?

sudo apt-get upgrade gives: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages have been kept back: ...
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Can't install a bunch of packages starting with lib and ending in :i386[not actually a duplicate]

This is definitely NOT a duplicate. The "possible duplicate" I even said I tried in the original question. As for anything else, well, 16 comments and 1 answer that didn't work. It's clearly not a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server - build-essential install not possible [duplicate]

Have found this question multiple times on the forum, but none of the answers were serious enough. So the problem with ubuntu 12.04. LTS server is that after a fresh install you can not install ...
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You have held packages error when trying to install e17

I received the following error when trying to apt-get install e17 (enlightenment window manager): curios:~$ sudo apt-get install e17 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Unable to re-install compizconfig-settings-manager

While attempting to fix a problem with compiz settings manager, I got an idea from someone to purge compiz - sudo apt-get purge compiz. The compiz core packages are still intact however, the gui ...
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Update unresolvable problem

When I am try to update my system , I am getting the following error: Could not initialise the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initialising the package information. ...