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“not authenticated sources” warning on apparently safe packages, Ubuntu Update Manager

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for about 8 months. My machine was disconnected for a couple of weeks. Am now connected, and Update Manager has 23 updates waiting. But I get a warning "The action would ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
35 views

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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0answers
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“Could not resolve hostname” error installing softwares

Can download packages from browser by copying the URLs below.. W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'hostname' W: Failed to fetch ...
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0answers
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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2answers
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Does Software Updater update apps installed by Software Center

I just want to know if I could install a bunch of apps through the Software Center and not have to add individual repositories to update every single app.
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1answer
101 views

How do I fix faulty Software Center and Software Updater in 13.10? (Novice Level User)

I asked this question before with older version of OS, but it is happening again with 13.10 and the same steps I took to resolve it by moving statoverride.bad last time didn't work this time. Here is ...
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1answer
86 views

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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1answer
76 views

Cannot Update Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

When I am running update, I cannot update Due to this error; /*W:GPG error: http://deb.playonlinux.com squeeze Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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0answers
267 views

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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1answer
52 views

Trouble Updating to Version 13.10 (from Version 13.04)

By trying to update to Version 13.10 (German) from Version 13.04 i'd received the following Problem-Message: W:Fehlschlag beim Holen von "http: ...
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1answer
174 views

What's the difference between “software updater” and “software update”

I noticed I have two versions of "software update" one just says open source in the description and the other says its gnome apt update manager. "Software Updater" if clicked finds no current ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu - 12.04 Update manager and software center is not working

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in my machine. Update manager and software center is not working after applying some packages through update manager. The following is the error trace I got, when I ...
0
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't open software & updates / software sources

I am using MacBook Air Mid 2012 running Single OS which is Ubuntu (Raring Ringtail). Its been a month I'm using Ubuntu and everything works fine, recently i can't open software & updates, when i ...
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1answer
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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 ...
0
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0answers
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Ubuntu Software Center and Updater not working [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome 64-bit. The problem started when I downloaded and installed Clam AV packages (clamav and clamav-daemon). After that when I tried to remove them some problem occurred and ...
0
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1answer
697 views

Update Manager Error ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Red exclamation point in triangl up there is scareing me when i click on it this shows up: The update information is outdated.This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is ...
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1answer
196 views

Update Manager/Software Centre not working (12.04 LTS)

I restarted my computer and a little red circle with a horizontal white line appeared. I clicked on it and it asked me to show updates, so I did that. Next, it says this: An unresolvable problem ...
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0answers
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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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3answers
459 views

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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1answer
169 views

Hi i cannot download anything from the software center nor can i get my updates to install, i get this error [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Error! E: Write error - write (9: Bad file descriptor) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. david@david-Inspiron-N5110:~$
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1answer
97 views

Unable to Open Software center nor Update Manager on 12.04 [duplicate]

When I try to install software I get this: E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). I keep being told to enter apt-get -f install but when I do I ...
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0answers
60 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
254 views

Failed to download repository information: unable to connect to 192.16.3.254:8080 Please Help!

I've tried many of the solution posted for similar questions. But nothing helped. whenever i try to update or install software, i get a huge list of errors! I'm new to ubuntu and hence have zero ...
0
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0answers
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Malformed line 6 in source list /ect/apt/sources.list when trying to fix software center [duplicate]

My software center won't open. So someone told me to re-install it and one command that I was told to do was sudo apt-get update which is failing to run, saying it cannot read line 6. # ...
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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

Ok, the thing is this I tried asking many times on few ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some ...
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1answer
52 views

Software Updater showing updates for removed applications

Recently, Software Updater (13.04) showed updates for Adobe Reader. Because I didn't need the application anymore, I didn't download the updates and uninstalled it (through Ubuntu Software Center). ...
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0answers
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Software Center / Update Manager / software sources not working [duplicate]

I am unable to upgrade to Uubuntu 13.04 When I run Update Manager, this message appears E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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231 views

About the software centre in ubuntu 13.04

I installed 12.10 that version of ubuntu is working well. But when i installed ubuntu 13.04 the Operating system is really neat and clean. But the new version of OS is not installing new software from ...
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0answers
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I can not update, upgrade, open Software Center in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/eg.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_multiverse_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status ...
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1answer
668 views

Unable to connect to 127.0.0.1:9050: Err http://extras.ubuntu.com quantal Release.gpg [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed, since about 1 month ago i can't install any program from software center, or synaptic or terminal, and also i can not update my installed software. Here is a screenshot ...
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How to allow non-admin users to use Software Center and update the system? [duplicate]

I want to configure a laptop for someone who is not a technical person. I want her to be able to: install software from the Software Center uninstall software update the system install printer ...
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1answer
607 views

All software center mirrors are not working?

When I try to update using update manager I get : Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources. When I try ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Update manager shows errors and software center can only be opened through terminal with some errors in terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? Whenever I open update manager it shows the following error: And when I click on software-center it ...
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2answers
296 views

Why does Software Center not start and Updates fail?

Software centre doesn't even open. When I want to Update software i get these errors: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Could not initialize the package ...
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1answer
469 views

Can't open Software Center or Update Manager

When I try to (not from terminal) the following error message opens up: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the ...
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0answers
683 views

How do I fix update-manager exception crash? [closed]

For some reason, maybe because of a manual shutdown of my computer, update manager has stopped working. When I hit the "Update" button, the program freezes, turns grey, and I get a "Report a problem" ...
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0answers
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'E:Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' on running update manager? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package ...
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2answers
908 views

Ubuntu software center wont open. help

I JUST got ubuntu for my pc. I know very little about the program and i have'nt altered anything at at all. But for some reason the ubuntu software center wont open. I dont even get an error message i ...
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7answers
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ubuntu 12.10 not updating

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10. After this it is not updating . THe software updater gives the following error : W:Failed to fetch ...
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0answers
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Stop Ubuntu from upgrading with specific updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent Thunderbird from updating automatically? I have PPA installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 system and it keeps prompting me with an update for a certain ...
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0answers
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Software center crashes, Synaptic and Update manager don't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? I really need help, I can't update or install anything. I've been searching for ...
2
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3answers
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installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed.

I get the following error while updating ubuntu 12.04 LTS installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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3answers
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Can't download from Update Manager or Software Center

I am new to Linux so please bear with me, I have 12.04 installed, when I am trying to download from Ubuntu Software Center or if I try to check for updates via Update Manager, I get this message: ...
0
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2answers
341 views

Ubuntu 11.10 Software center struck at “Applying Changes” and Update Manager won't proceed because of an Installation Error

I have an issue with this application called "Sandboxgamemaker". First of all, it did not install properly as the Software Center was struck at "Applying Changes". When I opened the Update Manager in ...
3
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1answer
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How can I remove all updates installed after a specific date?

I have allowed the update manager to install a 200 Mib of updates, and I think that these update run my graphics driver into a problem. So, I need a way to remove the updates that have been installed ...
1
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0answers
53 views

Ubuntu software centre, update manager fail to open [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update On my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system the Software Centre and Update Manager do not open. I am unable to ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Update Manager reports a “404 - Failed to fetch” for a deb file

Update Manager is reporting this error: Failed to fetch us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/software-center/software-center_5.2.2_all.deb 404 Not Found I checked and my Internet connection is ...
2
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2answers
2k views

having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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1answer
2k views

Error while opening Software Center and Update Manager in Xubuntu

Using Xubuntu 12. I can't open either the Software Center or Update Manager. I'm a complete novice! I get the following error: Failed to execute command "/usr/bin/software-center %u". Failed to ...