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Error on installing upstream kernel

I tried to install latest upstream kernel(linux-headers-3.17.0-031700rc2-generic_3.17.0-031700rc2.201408251935_amd64.deb) from here but installation failed with this error: user@user-pc:~$ sudo dpkg ...
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Update failed, what to do? [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-lts-quantal/linux-image-3.5.0-52-generic_3.5.0-52.78~precise1_amd64.deb Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' Failed to fetch ...
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Upgrading to 14.04 didn't update my kernel [duplicate]

I've updated my Ubuntu version from 13.10 to 14.04 last week using the update-manager. However, my kernel version did not update: $ uname -r 3.11.0-12-generic $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are ...
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Should i update via software updater after upgrading kernel?

I have installed too much time ago kernel version 3.12.4-031204-generic from 3.11.0 and it works fine... However, software-updater gets me updates for kernel 3.11... Should I get these updates and or ...
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Problems with software installation after kernel update

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. I decided to install Linux kernel 3.10 which was released recently so, i downloaded the kernel and header packages from kernel.ubuntu.com since it's not in raring ...
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Update Manager asking me to update kernel but apt-get upgrade does not?

Just what the title says. The update manager is also asking me to update to Ubuntu 12.10 even when I have the part unchecked that says "Check for new Ubuntu version updates" thing. Is there some way ...
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Is kernel 3.5.0.26 (64bit) intended for 12.10 or 12.04

software updater suggests 3.5.0-26 for my current installation Ubuntu 12.10 My system: uname -a Linux pfeiffep-HPE-580t 3.5.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Thu Feb 7 01:50:30 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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apt-get has a error [duplicate]

when I use: sudo apt-get upgrade I get this Error: E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status - open (2: No such file or directory) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or ...
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Update manager updates the kernel mod but not the nvidia client, how to get them to match?

12.04 update on 2012-12-22 updated the kernel to 3.2.0-35-generic and attempted to update nvidia driver to nvidia-experimental-310 310.14-0ubuntu0.1 but did not. Update on 2013-01-06 update manager ...
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Is there any method to have the Update Manager ignore kernel versions older than the one currently installed?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 and recently installed kernel 2.6.38-generic-pae (version 2.6.38-15.66~lucid1), which works just fine. There is one small nuisance, however: The Update Manager continues to ...
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How do I use apt-get to update to the latest kernel?

My current kernel is 3.2.0-26 (my main computer) while on another of my Ubuntu computers, with which I didn't fiddle with unofficial updates, it's 3.2.0-30. Yet the Update manager on my main computer ...
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How do I stop update manager trying to downgrade my 3.4 kernel to 3.2?

I installed the 3.4 kernel for hardware support reasons, and everything is working swimmingly.. but UpdateManager keeps prompting me to install the 3.2 kernel again. Is there a way to stop it doing ...
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Updating to linux-image-3.2.0-26-generic occupies all disk space

I just ran a normal update through the update manager that wanted to update me to linux-image-3.2.0-26-generic. The installation paused halfway with a message that the root was full. I checked the ...
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Update Manager Not working due to missing CD-ROM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download repository information due to missing CDROM W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot - Release i386 ...
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How do I prevent the current kernel from being replaced in 11.10?

So how do I do it? I Can't find sypaptic, in where I remember that I could "lock" certain packages to ensure that they kept their current version.
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Kernel update on a USB stick installation fails with grub-probe error

I'm diagnosing some hardware issues using a USB stick installation of Ubuntu 11.10. The USB stick was set up with the 11.10 image and the pendrivelinux.com method as recommended from the Ubuntu ...
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I installed the kernel 3.1.2-030102-generic and the update manager proposes me to install the 3.0.0-14 kernel

On "security updates" of the update manager appears the following list: headers files relates to linux kernel version 3.0.0 (linux-headers-3.0.0-14 - new installation) linux kernel headers for ...
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Why can't I upgrade my kernel via the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “dist-upgrade” and why does it upgrade more than “upgrade”? If I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I can only see ...
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Upgraded to the latest available kernel through Update Manager. Messed up a lot of things. How do I fix them? [closed]

Well i upgraded to the latest kernel today (not 3.2, but the one available through update manager). Firstly my video driver was ruined (as expected) and I had to reinstall it. Next, the sound became ...
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Why does Ubuntu still require restart after kernel updates when tools out there mean it's unnecessary?

A regular occurrence in updating Ubuntu is kernel updates, which require a restart. There are applications which negate the need for a restart after a kernel update e.g. ksplice. Why doesn't Ubuntu ...
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Using update manager to upgrade from Ubuntu 8 to 10.04 LTS leaves me with 'kernel panic' [closed]

I recently used the update manager to upgrade my laptop from Ubuntu 8 to 10.04 LTS. When I tried to reboot after the upgrade was complete, I got the message kernel panic not syncing: vfs: unable to ...
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Can the kernel update itself via the update manager?

I noticed that the date of the currenlty installed Linux kernel Revision/Version is later than the System's install date. 2.6.32-24-generic # /var/log/installer/syslog 2.6.32-25-generic # uname ...