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How do I fix this error from Synaptic when starting it?

I am now running 13.04. but for the last few upgrades I have been unable to run the Synaptic Package Manager. It starts, asks for the password, runs a few seconds, then gives this error message: E: ...
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How to install Synaptic Package Manager without upgrade? Or how to remove old kernels without Synaptic?

I recently clicked yes to a system update, which subsequently failed. I believe the problem is that my boot partition does not have enough space. I would like to install Synaptic Package Manager to ...
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Broken package, libgcc1:amd64

when I go to synaptic, I get this error: You have 1 broken package on your system! Use the "Broken" filter to locate it. then I go to Edit>Fix broken Package and I get this error: ...
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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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How to prevent Thunderbird from updating automatically?

today at startup my Tb (not precisely sure what version it was) asked if it should check compatibility of the lightning calendar addon. That is to say it displayed in a list windows the only item: ...
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Should I upgrade linux-headers-generic, linux-image-generic?

I used the 12.04 minimal installation image/ CLI installer to install the base operating system. Once the base system was installed I did the following: sudo apt-get install ...
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Synaptic won't start after upgrading to 12.04 [closed]

I've Ubuntu 12.04 (upgrade) in my notebook (axioo m12cw)...i tried to install synaptic package manager,but it won't start since upgrading to 12.04..but if i using Ubuntu software center,it's run ...
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How to only apt-get upgrade Certain Applications?

I only have a traffic-limited mobile broadband connection at my disposal. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade wants to get ~500MB of data which is not feasible for me right now. Hence, is it possible to only ...
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Why are (uninstalled) packages listed in the “Local” repository (in Synaptic) after an upgrade?

I just upgraded a computer from 10.10 to 11.04 using the do-release-upgrade command. (This was the first time I've actually done an upgrade.) I had a few PPA's in my setup, which got removed from my ...