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Software Updater fail, and “apt-get update” throws “Invalid operation update” - what next?

I'm running a fairly vanilla 14.04 Ubuntu on a newish HP desktop. Just yesterday I got the dreaded "Failed to download repository information": A screenshot of this window has been seen on ...
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555 views

Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Error while running software updater [duplicate]

When trying to run software updater I am getting an error. Could this have anything to do with other ppas? My mom's computer at a different house is getting the same error along with a red "do not ...
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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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1answer
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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 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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2answers
108 views

Unable to upgrade to newest version of Ubunty from 12.10

Trying to upgrade to newest Ubuntu from 12.10. The update manager says failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection I checked my internet connection(s), and I'm ...
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Updating problems Ubuntu 12.10

Whenever I try to update my computer by opening the Update Manager I get this problem and it just closes. Can someone help me? W:GPG error: http:/packages.medibuntu.org quantal InRelease: The ...
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188 views

problem to update ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? When trying to update Ubuntu, I receive the following failed error message. W:Failed to fetch http:// ...
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147 views

Why does update manager not work when PPA is unavailbale? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I have several PPAs in my package list. Apparently, some of these are not accessible anymore after the last system upgrade. Now ...
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1answer
112 views

Can't update error E type libe 58

Can't open update manger,package manager or software center. The following code appears when I attempt to launch the above: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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2answers
3k views

Failed to fetch PPA Error (Deluge) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? How do I fix this error? W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/deluge-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources ...
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Unresolvable problem .. initializing .. package information [Wine PPA] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Why do I keep receiving this error message? How can I fix ...
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Fail to download repository information [duplicate]

Why lately I've been getting this error when I try to update my computer? Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel 3.5.2 Processor i386 W:Failed to fetch ...
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28 views

Error opening Synaptic Manager or Update Manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Opening Update I get this: An unresolvable problem ...
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190 views

Why does Update Manager give me a `Type not known' error with a PPA?

I got this message when I was using Update Manager: E:Type 'ppa.launchpad.net/otto-kesselgulasch/gimp/ubuntu' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d ...
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389 views

Why I am getting “404 Not Found” errors for a ppa when updating? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I get these errors with Update Manager (or apt-get), but am still able to download and install updates. How do I fix it? W:Failed ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu Tweak Updates every day. Is this correct?

When I did a fresh install of 12.04 a few weeks ago I run the Update Manager every day. Everyday Ubuntu Tweak gets updated. I wouldn't mind but nothing seems to change in the application. The ...
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212 views

sources.list error malformed line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? Update Manager fails with this this error: E:Malformed line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) ...
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154 views

How do programs make it into the Software center?

Personally, I mostly trust downloading programs from the software center, and usually stay clear of PPAs. Do programs go through a process of going from a ppa to becoming part of the universe ...
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2answers
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Unable to remove Pidgin software completely

I'm getting an error on the task bar each time I turn on my phone and used to ask me to check for updates. Here is the message on the task bar: The update information is updated.This maybe caused ...
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182 views

How to update Gnome applications without updating past 2.x? [closed]

I am looking to do is update Gnome applications without updating all of gnome to 3.x using the gnome3-team/gnome3 PPA. What i want specifically is to update Gedit, Nautilus, Movie Player etc. past ...
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322 views

Error in Software sources [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? When I try to open update manager, I get the error: ...