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How to trace the origin of how updates make it into my Ubuntu machine?

Question: How do I find the full "community history" of how the updates listed by "software updater" made it into my Ubuntu machine? The question is for the general workflow to obtain the "community ...
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Chromium problem

Well, this is new.. I think I hosed my system and don't know even where to start poking around.. I did apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and noticed that chromium had been removed from my system. So ...
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Could aptitude do unknown things to your system? [closed]

What the question says. Could aptitude do unknown things to your system? I have heard that aptitude does funny, weird things and potentially makes your system unstable. Could this happen?
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How to install Octave 4.0.0 in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2. I want to install the latest version of Octave (Octave 4.0.0 ). but in official Ubuntu repository ,there is only octave version 3.8 available for download/install. so how ...
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How can I change from Ubuntu 15.04 Daily Build to stable?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 Daily Build and I would like to change my system so that it is stable. I imagine this could involve downgrading some packages. How can I go about doing this?
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I should to install Ubuntu 14.04 or can I use Ubuntu 12.04 like a system secure and stable?

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04, I had several problems like applications crashing and slow system. I tried using another Ubuntu Distro like XUbuntu, Kubuntu and Gnome classic, but I not liked. I ...
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What is the stable version for my computer ? ( Sony VAIO SVF14N18ST ) [duplicate]

What is the most stable Ubuntu version for my computer .( Sony Vaio SVF14N18ST 64 bit ) I'm already using ubuntu 15.04 in this computer , but it has some annoying bugs.
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to get back vlc stable in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

software centre still shows VLC pre 2.2.0 alpha,even after removing the daily ppa from the sources list.
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Which distro to avoid amazon? [closed]

There are a couple of threads already on how to disable ads on Ubuntu (amazon), I understand it... but I don't agree with it. There are a few things about Ubuntu that I like though. Its community for ...
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Safe to install Linux Kernel 3.12?

Linux Kernel 3.12 is released but It's not available on Ubuntu's Software Updater. I can install it by this, but is it safe to install? I mean will it stable as 3.11? My current system is Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Which version of Ubuntu Should I choose for these specs? [duplicate]

Well, I'm very confused on which version of Ubuntu I should download. First off, my specs are: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4GHz 2GB DDR2 RAM @ 667MHz 250GB HDD GeForce 210 GPU 1GB GDDR3 And I'm ...
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what is new in Ubuntu 13.10 & migration criteria

Since the emergence of Ubuntu 12.04, the experts recommended it. Even after 2 versions(12.10;13.04), this recommendation remains valid.My questions are: how can you compare the two versions(12.04 ...
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LibreOffice is not stable version

Why Ubuntu pre-installed LibreOffice using Release Candidate version (4.0.2.2) not a stable version (4.0.2)? I suspected that I have seen via distrowatch.com/ubuntu in packages list that using stable ...
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Internet connection work sometimes, doesn't others

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire 5349 with Intel SandyBridge and 6GB RAM (not that it pertains to this issue). I can't, for the life of me, get this thing to hold a stable connection for ...
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How can I downgrade AbiWord to version 2.8.6?

The AbiWord version (2.9.2) that is installed (with Lubuntu in my case) has many bugs! Does anyone know if/when Ubuntu will switch this back to the stable version (2.8.6)?
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Wired Network is not stable in ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on my toshiba laptop (c640). I am terribly getting an issue regarding wired network's stability. My system is behind a proxy server. The wired n/w gets ...
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Is 12.04 really stable? [closed]

I left windows and came to Ubuntu for just 1 reason: stable system. I know I am new to Ubuntu but what I understand about stability is whatever happened in application never should hangs the whole ...
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New Kubuntu 12.10 on new hardware locking up

I have installed Kubuntu 12.10 on a new computer. Every few hours of work, the system locks up. The keyboard and mouse are unresponsive, and the screen does not change even if there exist on the ...
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Stable ubuntu distribution for a broadcom bcm4313 wireless driver and an nvidia 630 graphics adapter

I have been trying to completely shift to ubuntu or a linux distro for almost 2 years now. I have tried all the ubuntu distros starting from 10.04 through 11.10, but there has always been some bugs ...
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Repairing Ubuntu [closed]

Situation I have Ubuntu 12.10 , I have a lot of important files in it. They are about 120GB. Problem My Ubuntu Operating System is about to crash. Crashing Experience Sometimes ...
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Why Nginx development version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and not Stable version?

I am having ubuntu 12.04 64 bit running with nginx 1.1.19 as per nginx release 1.1.19 is a development release.So why do ubuntu LTS shipped with development release rather than stable release.
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Which are the core libraries in Ubuntu?

What are core libraries in Ubuntu? I mean libraries where the APIs and ABIs are preserved across major releases, like 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS and 16.06 LTS. What is the core of Ubuntu and what is the ...