Questions about the graphical interface update-manager, as opposed to the command line apt-get.

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Yet another “Failed to download repository information” from update-manager

When I run update-manager I get the error message "Failed to download repository information", with details: W:Failed to fetch ...
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how to fix out of date program

I have just purchased this new computer and have already been notified the program is out of date. How do I update ubuntu please?
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Update Problems

When trying to update, the update software says that i need more space (30MB) in the /root folder, but I have 45GB available. I also cannot access my root folder. Is that normal? I am using 14.04.
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since yesterday's software update, lubuntu 12.04 hangs at startup

Updated my lubuntu 12.04 yesterday on my Toshiba nb205. Rebooted after software updates and now it hangs at startup process. I never get to logon screen. Just blank screen.how to fix? I updated via ...
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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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Stuck on Update 8.04 [duplicate]

My computer has been stuck on 8.04 and it won't let me update. I have tried everything to do it. It still won't work. I think this is a new problem. I don't care what update it is. Please Help😢
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Update manager still “wants” to install updates to app I removed

How do I stop getting updates to software I have removed? I uninstalled Chromium browser, but Update manager still "wants" to install updates. Harmless, but annoying.
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Update- Manager Network Connection fails

I am working with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For all my normal working INTERNET works fine. I am able to browse all sites. I am able to use apt-get install to fetch and install software. Ubuntu Software Source ...
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update-manager command does not work in 14.04

When I run the command update-manager I get the following output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 115, in <module> app.start_update() File ...
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What are unsupported updates?

There is a setting called unsupported updates vivid-backports in the update-manager. What exactly does this setting and is it recommended? (The linked question doesn't answer my question.)
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Hang after update the software center in ubuntu 14.05

I experienced hang on my laptop after I run the update software center this morning. I haven't planned to update for so long because I don't see the urgency to run software updates in the past. But ...
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Ubuntu insists on installing a broken package

Everytime I boot the system, I receive a "System crash" message and here is the details: This package is already removed, but Ubuntu insists on trying to install it everytime I boot the system. The ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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apt get update Error 500! ubuntu 15.04

I've been trying to use sudo apt-get update but I keep getting an error. there error is : Err http:/ /ppa.launchpad.net vivid/main i386 Packages 500 Internal Server Error Ign http: //p ...
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Unable to Update Several Packages

In the past two weeks, I could not update my Ubuntu system 14.04 LTS. In particular, every time I turn on my computer, the following window pops up. After I click "Install Now", it asks for my ...
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Can not connect to internet and turn off computer after interrupting system update

Last Friday, I was using software updater to update some of my software, but halfway through, I realized I wouldn't have time to complete all of the updates. I unfortunately had to stop the updates ...
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GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)

I have been getting this error and its stopping me from downloading latest updates I have looked into other forum posts but im an absolute noob and they werent very clear and/or hard to understand and ...
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Suggestion needed on updating software available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Currently I am syncing repo on my laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I got a message that software updates are available amounting to around 340 MB. Should I update now, while the repo syncing ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources'

I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 in my lab machines. I found apt-get update is not working properly in 14.04 (tried all LTS versions) and 15.04. Its giving following error messages for all the computers. ...
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software updater is downloading updates for wrong version of ubuntu [closed]

I have ubuntu utopic(14.10) installed on my computer. I have updated it three times since clean installation(not upgrade). I have added few ppas of softwares , which were available for trusty release ...
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Verbose Software Updater?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After approving and authenticating the present batch of titles in the update, the best the GUI can do is to show a list of the past titles--already downloaded to the ...
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Screen darkens, greys out, and freezes when running sofware centre or update manager

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an acer aspire one 522 netbook. I do have a problem that a month of searching this Q&A Site still hasn't answered. Launching the Ubuntu or Lubuntu software centre or ...
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ubuntu-restricted-extras

I am trying to install ubuntu-restricted-extras on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (so that I can play mp3 files). However, I get an error message (see below). Any suggestions? Thanks! ...$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' [duplicate]

This is the error I receive: W: Failed to fetch <http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release> Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong ...
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“Problem occurred when checking for updates” and now I can't use terminal

I believe my internet briefly cut out while I was downloading an update and screwed something up. When my update finished the update-notifier told me "a problem occurred when checking for updates." ...
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Cannot update ubuntu 15.04 or install any package

Whenever I try to update or install a package this happens:( I have no idea how to fix this) anurag@anurag-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer oracle-java7-set-default Reading ...
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Can't open software-centre [duplicate]

I can't open software-center or even apt-get any programs. When I run the software-center via command I get this error: http://pastebin.com/wwxZe7ma Can anyone help? Also the steam thing you linked ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://repo.steampowered.com/steam/dists/precise/steam/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch [duplicate]

I am having trouble updating and upgrading my repository. I receive the following messages when I update and upgrade: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Wifi drops on apt-get update ubuntu 15.04

need help with Ubuntu 15.04, i updated the kernel to 4.0 and i don't know if that's the reason but the wifi broke on trying on update, be it with the software updater or apt-get update && ...
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Problem with software-center in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 on my laptop along side windows dual boot. i have a problem with software center. i am unable to install any tool using this and also no updates were taking place. So i ...
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Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server (WebGUI)

As the title mabey reveal i am looking for a way to Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server and it would be to prefer it have a Webgui. It is only for personal use so one of the most important ...
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Is there still a free version of Landscape and what are the limitations and alternatives?

I have a couple of Vm's running loaded with ubuntu and it would be a lot easier if i could manage them all from a Web gui. I did find this Question How do I install Landscape for personal use? But ...
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How can I let the kernel be updated automatically?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The new stable kernel ver 3.16 have been released for a long time. But, the updater cannot install the new kernel automatically. So I had to install it myself. I ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr on my PC. And upon running sudo apt-get update, I got the error W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find ...
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Software manager and update issue

I am having a little trouble getting my update manager to refresh. There is an error message ('$ept2nd2006' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/eduke32.list): E:The list of ...
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12.04 - Problem with Update Manager

When opening up Update Manager, I get the following message - Could not initialize the package information E:Type 'b-src' is not a known on line 2 in source list ...
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Can't access Sotware and update in ubuntu 14.04 + installation Error

Here is a very simple problem with my Ubuntu: I Can't access Software and update in system settings! when I click on system settings in the top-right gear icon, there is no Software and update icon ...
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Update-manager uninstalled GRUB - how to get back to Ubuntu?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and always update regularly (nearly every day). Today on July 8, the Ubuntu update behaved differently than usual. It said "Not all updates can be installed" and suggested a ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 update error

I can't do sudo apt-get update, when i try it gives me loads of failed to fetch everything.. now I have no idea what could be wrong I searched for what the sources.list file should look like and it ...
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Neither software updater not sudo apt-get update not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Whenever I run software updater, it shows that show "FAILED TO DOWNLOAD REPOSITORY INFORMATION", and when i run the command sudo apt-get update, it is shows the error below: sudo apt-get update ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crash on start

USC crash at start.. i tried reinstall and removing cache and what not but nothing help. This is what I get when try to open it from terminal. 2015-06-28 19:15:59,031 - ...
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VirtualBox running Ubuntu 14.04, after update and reboot can't change size and other problems

After updating my Ubuntu virtualbox, I have encountered several problems: the copy-paste buffer is not the same from my host machine to the Ubuntu machine. I can't access shared drives I can't ...
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Problems with sudo apt-get update

I am new to Ubuntu and I have a problem installing, updating, etc. a program. The VirtualBox network is NAT. The type of adapter is PCnet-FAST III (Am79C973). For example: :~$ sudo apt-get update ...
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Software updater not appearing

I am trying to run the software updater but it won't open. The screen would just stay blank as it is. Nothing would happen. The updater just gives a glimpse of itself and then disappears.
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$sudo apt-get update throws (101: Network is unreachable) [duplicate]

insane@ubuntu:~/Auto$ sudo apt-get update Err http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Err http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty Release.gpg ...
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Why is installing the latest Linux kernel for Ubuntu taking so long?

I ran the software updater, which updated Ubuntu base on 32 bit 15.04, which as I understand it includes the Linux kernel and it was taking so long (after several hours it still hadn't finished) I ...
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Why Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease if I have ping?

I am trying to update an ubuntu 14.04 server and have my dns config ok because I can ping us.archive.ubuntu.com so I dont know what is happening here. This is my /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crash of Update-Manager and Software Center

Hej, Ubuntu 14.04 used to run really smoothly on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 until recently. I tried figuring out how to fix it looking for threats dealing with the same issue. Unfortunately, it seems, ...
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Not All Updates Can Be Installed Lubuntu

When I try "Software Updater" -> "Not All Updates Can Be Installed" Please tell me is everything ok with the updates? sudo apt-get update Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Ign ...