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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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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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Unable to upgrade through sudo apt-get upgrade or through Software Center

I have tried upgrading the software through Software Center however the software center keeps on crashing. When i tried through the terminal I got the following message:- sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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Error when trying to install/remove programs after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with PolicyKit, when I try to install programs in Ubuntu software-center (similar messages in synaptic or muon): The problem started after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't load after upgrading to Oneiric

uname -a 3.2.0-54-generic #82-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 10 20:09:12 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux software-center ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Is it possible to download Ubuntu without pre-installed applications? [duplicate]

I am asking if there is a way to install Ubuntu with just the OS (and maybe a simple browser). The reason I am asking about this is I get frustrated with the application set included with the ...
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ubuntu 12.04 upgrade problems?

I have upgraded the Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04, but I have faced the errors: Graphic system failed. Ubuntu software center not working. Ubuntu update manager not working. Softwre center error: ...
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not able to run upgrades

I am a new user trying to run upgrades in my new Ubuntu 12.04 , but i am running in to a problem all scripts seems to do fine and it gets to this screen Package configuration ...
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Software Centre Errors

Trying to download software from the Ubuntu Software Centre the 'install' button for most of the software is missing and I get the following messages for various programs. When trying to get ClamTK I ...
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How to update applications downloaded from the Software Center

I recently downloaded Scala for Ubuntu through the Software Center, however when I check the version I downloaded was Scala 2.9.0, is there anyway I can upgrade/update this to Scala 2.10.1?
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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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ubuntu software center install button disbled in ubuntu 13.04

I just upgraded the ubuntu 13.04 to from 12.10 using following commaands sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade the upgrade process is completed successfully but in software center for every ...
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The installation or removal of a software package failed

I recently updated to ubuntu 13.04, after installing some random program from the software-center I get the "Package operation failed"- "The installation or removal of a software package failed." and ...
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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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Slow updates and software downloads: Due to newly released version? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am greeted with an update requiring the download of 300MB update files. I commenced with this update but the download speed is painfully low (several bytes/sec). However, ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed, now neither Software Center nor Software Updater will open

The update to 13.04 was offered, I accepted but it failed. Now neither Software Centre nor Updater will open. SC opens for a second then closes; Updater tells me: Failed to load the package list This ...
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ubuntu software center not working after update

Today, I updated my Ubuntu (I have KDE Desktop installed on it before) and after the update, Ubuntu Software Center said: Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired. Do ...
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linux-headers-3.5.0.19 needs to be installed but I can't find a archive for it. Please help!

This error keeps showing up. I can't update through the little red circle caution symbol and when I open the software center it stalls and then shuts down. I tried to do the sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Cannot launch software centre, neither update

m@samsung:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf [sudo] password for m: rm: cannot remove `/var/lib/apt/lists/partial': Is a directory m@samsung:~$ sudo apt-get update N: Ignoring file 'gnomebaker.lis' ...
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error processing software-center after upgrading precise to quantal

After upgrading precise to quantal I am totally unable to run apt-get upgrade or apt-get -f install sam@ubuntu-vm:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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 ...
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Why are the latest releases of programs not in the Software Centre? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? The way I understand the Ubuntu project from a corporate point of view is that companies can ...
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Can't see anything I type except on internet, can't download anything, can't even open software center.

If I do anything with sudo terminal says: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. This all started after i canceled the 11 upgrade during ...
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Can any body help me in upgrading my Ubuntu os to latest version 12.04 from 11.10? Have anybody faced issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will all my settings be kept if I update from to the next version of Ubuntu? I have installed ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop. I saw ubuntu software centre showing updrade to ...
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i am planning to upgrade my ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 but confused…should i upgrade or perform a fresh install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is a clean install better than upgrading? i want to perform a fresh installation with all my installed softwares and my documents safe...can i use APTonCD to recover ...
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I can't select updates in Update Manager

Ubuntu 11.10 is installed, and I have updated my system via Ubuntu Software Centre, and after the update 3 updates remain in the list. But I am unable to select them, the tickboxes cannot be checked ...
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Upgrading Software Center in ZorinOS 5 [closed]

I currently run ZorinOS 5 Ultimate. How do I upgrade to the newest Ubuntu Software center. Or at least, refresh the full package list so I can stop instLLING OLDER PACKAGES?
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How do I run the latest version of “Ubuntu Software Center” on 10.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Ubuntu Software Center and indicator-sound from 10.10 on 10.04? I am new to ubuntu and juat install Ubuntu 10.04 notebook version, and my question is can i ...
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What to do when cannot install software-center?

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 today. During upgrade, the system freezed when configuring/installing software center. Unfortunately I had to give it cold reboot. After that I am able to log in to new ...
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Software Center won't start: “AttributeError: 'gi.repository.Gtk' object has no attribute 'FontSelectionDialog' ”

When I try to run software-center from the terminal it gives me: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 33, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk ...
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Updated 11.04 to 11.10 of Ubuntu, and now the Ubuntu Software Center does not run properly [closed]

Software Center comes up as an all grey screen with nothing inside the screen. How to fix ???
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Software center does not load after upgrade and terminal does not allow me to enter password [closed]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and now software center does not work and when I open Dash it cannot access any applications. When I tried some of the solutions posted the terminal asks me the sudo ...
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Can't install/remove/upgrade any package

So I've been trying to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit few days back and received an error: dpkg: ../../src/archives.c:978: tarobject: Assertion `r == stab.st_size' failed. So I followed this Ubuntu ...