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Ubuntu updates blocked apt-get

last week ubuntu asked to install some updates. After doing that a series of problem came out (everything worked fine before...) and now I can't use and apt-get command because or these "missing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 Server Fails to Update Packages

For more than a week, I have had a problem installing updates for my Ubuntu Server. From what I can see, it seems to think that there is a storage issue, but there is more than 100 gigs left on the ...
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Packages not Updating [closed]

While updating my system, something went wrong and now I have 275 packages that refuse to update. At the end of each one, it says (-11 - System error) and they all say that they failed to fetch a ...
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Broken packages 'libxfixes3' and 'libxi6' after update from 13.04 to 13.10

After doing a system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I am facing a problem with packages 'libxfixes3' and 'libxi6'. The system upgraded, but all my custom-installed software is gone. And also when ...
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Webmin packages update

I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.10 + Webmin 1.660. Since I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, Webmin don't detect any package update anymore. In console when I run "apt-get upgrade", I have some packages ...
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Why do I get 404 error on .canonical.com on some archive servers?

I've been having a broken package problem for a fair amount of time now, and it was giving me trouble earlier when I was trying to install rvm. After some searching, I opened the software sources ...
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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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Package system is broken(Primus)

stasik@stasik-TWH:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were ...
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E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found

I tried using sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https but it doesn't work for me. sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. sudo apt-get install ...
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unable to install python-qt4

I am trying to install python-qt4 I am getting following errors in Ubuntu 12.04 user@ubuntu:~$ sudo aptitude install python-qt4 [sudo] password for user: The following NEW packages will be ...
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Package Dependencies are Broken?

I'm not able to install VLC Media Player, or even update my computer. I get This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there ...
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I get a notification with an error message, the message is: 'Error: BrokenCount>0. How can I fix it?

It is also telling me that my installed packages have unmet dependencies. I do not know what does it mean. I'm a new user for this OS. I have a Acer C7 Chromebook. 3 days ago I installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Package Update error

I can't seem to get any updates installed. I keep getting the following errors. How do I solve this? Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Correcting ...
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Security updates for the universe repository for LTS releases?

What happens if there is a security problem in a package in the universe repository four years after the 12.04 LTS release; will the package be updated from upstream, patched, or left alone? It's my ...
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Full changelog of updated packages for Ubuntu releases?

So for any given version e.g. 12.04, 12.10, 13.04,etc. a full changelog of all update packages e.g. MySQL, Apache, etc.? Note: Raring Ringtail release notes says: For a list of all packages being ...
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Issue with Ubuntu Software Centre - Error Message

i know this question may have been asked a lot before but im relatively new to ubuntu so was hoping for some specific instructions to remedy the problem im having. My problem is that i cannot ...
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Downloading various Packages and Software after installing ubunto on my desktop

I just want know the reason behind the below mention observation. During the installation of packages and software on Ubunto12.04 using the Terminal with apt-get utility .I observed that after ...
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Offline apt-get update to age of cache

I have a script to quickly upgrade a Live or fresh system from cached files on a flash drive. In essence, it looks like this: # *Code to remove and symlink /var/cache/apt/ if currently empty of ...
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Can not install security updates because of “Problem with MergeList” error [duplicate]

It is a big issue of Asus-Netbook HAG Eee Pc with Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. @ Bei dem Versuch Software direkt zu installieren und die schadhafte Paketverwaltung/Ubuntu-Softwarecenter zu umgehen ...
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Broken update of Linux kernel

I've recently updated Linux kernel, and I'm not good about how to write and read on terminal. The only thing I know, is that the package that has the error is the Linux kernel image for version 3.08.0 ...
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Removed a file /etc/apt/souces.list.d/, is it enough to run “sudo apt-get --no-download --list-cleanup”?

Lets say... I have run "sudo apt-get update" very recently. Then I removed a single file in /etc/apt/souces.list.d/ Now I want to run "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade" or "sudo apt-get install package". ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: “Failed to fetch..” when running update. Is this package important?

W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/chicharreros/ppa/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ...
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1answer
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where is downloaded package files directory?

need to know where downloaded packages will be saved after updating ? i want to copy the folder of packages , and reinstall Linux and install the packages without downloading them again , so i need ...
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Report a problem

The error comes from the "Report a problem" device/program Sorry, Ubuntu 12.10 has experienced an internal error One of the sub-details under UnreportableReason is: You have some obsolete ...
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1answer
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'E:The package libmagickcore4-extra needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.'

I was going to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 and skipped the update for libmagickcore4-extra, and some problem occurred, and the upgrade stopped. Now, whenever I try and open the Software update, I get ...
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1answer
471 views

System-V-like utilities won't install

The following pacages won't update in my ubuntu 12.04,I just upgraded it to 12.10 and all the updates installed,but these won't: System-v-like utilities The elementary widget set library runtime ...
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Why “sudo apt-get install” doesn't find a package?

I am getting this error: sudo apt-get install emacs23 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package emacs23 Moreover, I ...
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1answer
185 views

Update postgresql with latest security update

PostgreSQL announced on the 4th of April a security update to its PostgreSQL server. I really want to install that update. But if I run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade the update does ...
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1answer
179 views

How to determine if installing updates will require a reboot?

I have some Ubuntu Server machines which I'd like to keep up-to-date, but not always if it requires a reboot. Is there a way to tell if pending package updates require a reboot BEFORE installing the ...
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Package dependencies errors?

I have some problems with Lubuntu. When I tried sudo apt-get update: Fetched 1,222 kB in 7s (171 kB/s) ...
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2answers
817 views

Got problems downloading updates in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I got an error icon above my menu bar. When I click on it I get three options with some details. It says An error occurred please run package manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in terminal ...
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Cannot update: “installation or removal of a software package failed.” [duplicate]

I haven't been able to update of late. The details are as follows: installArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ... Preconfiguring packages ... Preconfiguring packages ... Preconfiguring ...
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1answer
245 views

Update Manager cannot update due to dpkg error… (Ubuntu 12.10)

I just downloaded the updates to Ubuntu 12.10; however, when I attempt to install these packages, I get this error [via Update Manager]: installArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ... ...
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1answer
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Problem installing software from ubuntu software center and error running sudo app-get update and install commands [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I am getting an error whenever i try to run sudo apt-get update(407 Proxy authentication required). Moreover, i am unable to install any software from ubuntu software centre not ...
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1answer
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Reading package lists in update apt-get Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

I have VPS and I try to install some packages but I can't, when I try to update my package list, I get an error. I'm using sudo apt-get update At the end of all process display: Reading package ...
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Fixing Networking Errors after Updating

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 installed on my Desktop (because 12.10 won't work with my GPU). Last Thursday, January 24th, I installed the updates that were recommended to me. I admit that I did not read ...
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1answer
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How do I disable the “CD as package” source from the command line for ubuntu 12.04 LTS server?

I am trying to install or update software for Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I get this error: W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/InRelease and other such lines. ...
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1answer
256 views

Will Adobe Reader 9.5.3 be offered in partner repository?

Will there be an Ubuntu package in the Canonical Partner repository for the security update Adobe Reader 9.5.3? ...
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1answer
159 views

Remove a previously deselected package to install postgres?

So I was meant to run add-apt-repository ppa:pitti/postgresql apt-get update apt-get install postgresql libpq-dev but instead I ran without the previous two commands apt-get install postgresql ...
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Packages are not available for installation

Changing some Software Update settings I possibly corrupted something, and now I don't see many packages in the list. For example: alex@u120464:~$ sudo apt-get install codeblocks [sudo] password for ...
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How to find which “package can be updated”?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Amazon EC2. Sometimes after connecting with the instance I get the following How can I find which packages can be updated? Can I choose if don't wish to update ...
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How to fix this where it can not ping any DNS names but only IP, as a result apt-get update is failing

I am trying to install packages but it can not reach any DNS but manually when i add DNS to IP it works but still the last DNS record is failing. # cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 ...
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How to install updates via command line?

Good day, When I log into my web server via SSH I see the information: 88 packages can be updated. 80 updates are security updates I tried apt-get update then apt-get upgrade but each time I log ...
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2answers
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Dependancies not met while instaling digikam 2.9

I'm trying to install digikam 2.9 from http://ppa.launchpad.net/philip5/kubuntu-backports/ubuntu Here is the message I got: Les paquets suivants ont des dépendances non-satisfaites : digikam: ...
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1answer
266 views

How is ubuntu update secured against man in the middle attack? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What security policies exist in place for packages and scripts? Originally I want(ed) to know how ubuntu update process is being secured against tampering ofpackages by ...
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Can't install packages using apt-get install or Software Center

I installed recently in my personal computer 12.04. When a try to install some software (Dropbox or Chromium per example) from the Ubuntu software Center or when I try to install some package using ...
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Trouble installing package and updating

I almost nothing about Ubuntu. When I try to run the command to install of a package, I am said that 'unable to locate package' When I try to run sudo apt-get update, the system seems being blocked! ...
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I have a broken package that will not allow me to perform updates or any changes to my computer. How do I fix it?

This is the Error message I get - The following packages have unmet dependencies: skype-bin:i386: Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1) but 1:4.6.3-1ubuntu5 is installed Depends: ...
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How to set up a notification for “New in repository” packages?

I want to see a list of "New in repository" packages every time they appear after cache update. How can I achieve this? Related questions: How exactly does Synaptic and Aptitude keep track of ...
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1answer
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Problems updating weather indicator

I can not update Weather Indicator with Update Manager. This is the terminal log: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale ...