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

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Errors updating ubuntu 12.04 LTS

i get Failed to fetch 404 errors by updating my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I think my proxy is configured well: etc/environment http_proxy="http://WebProxy:81/" Furthermore i tried to update from ...
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Why does 14.04 say there are no updates, when there are?

Why does Update Manager in 14.04 currently say it's up-to-date when apt-get upgrade shows there are updates to install?
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Ubuntu 12.04 - after update it boots in command line only (no windows manager)

I have Ubuntu 12.04, which has been working great for me since I installed it a year ago. Yesterday I ran the updates that update manager recommended. (Last time I ran updates before was about a week ...
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Problem while updating 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When I updating Ubuntu sudo apt-get update I get this error: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Failed to download package files - new hardware support

I have software updates that the Update Manager downloads and installs just fine. But it also show a line that says "New hardware support is available" with a button to install. When pressing this ...
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“E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.” after deleting one of the list files [duplicate]

I'm really stupid, and I deleted the following file: us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en I did so attempting to do something about the following error message: ...
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Small blank Software Updater window

This just recently started happening, and I'm not sure why. Doesn't bother me too much, as I usually apt-get update/upgrade when needed, but it is kind of annoying. Just curious if anyone has seen ...
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Not able to clean out old kernel files in /boot [duplicate]

I am trying to Update my server navin@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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I can not download anything [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu but decided to wipe my windows 7 and install it. I can not download anything from the software center. This is the error message I get. I can use the web in all other ways ...
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Distribution upgrade (12.04 -> 14.04 LTS) halted while unpacking/installing packages

As the title states...it just stopped unpacking/installing. "Preparing to unpack .../lirc_0.9.0-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb ..." then stopped in its tracks. Everything else is still running. The update ...
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Not able update anything or use ubuntu service centre [duplicate]

Error that i get wen trying to check for updates:0 W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] , ...
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How can I see and close active software manager processes?

I use the Lubuntu 14.04 version on my eeepc netbook. To install Skype, I downloaded the package and I'm using the "Installatore applicazioni" (in english, "Package installer" I guess). Before starting ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 update nightmare and grub tiny problem

I had some problems with the updates lately. It started with the update manager refusing to update because it requires installation of untrusted packages. I used : sudo apt-get update && sudo ...
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Software center can't uninstall

I just download "dropbox" from their site. It didn't work, and the software center didn't give me the option to uninstall it, so I tried to re-install it. I got a pop-up saying that I first needed to ...
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Can't fetch the latest ubuntu upgrade on ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I just started up an old laptop with an old version of ubuntu (11.04). It won't let me download applications (it throws some Untrusted sources error), so I'm trying to update to a new version. In ...
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How to solve problem with repositories and update information is outdated message 14.04

I am still new to linux and currently using 14.04 and not sure what to do to solve this situation. The problem arose as I was just trying to install spotify following this guide and I found myself ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 isn't updating (failed to fetch) [duplicate]

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu, but it isn't working correctly. I type: sudo apt-get update And the following error is being returned to me: ... W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 How to fix these problem to update system? [duplicate]

Falhou ao buscar http: //br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 200.236.31.4 80] Falhou ao buscar http: ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and Software Updater not responding after installing itunes

After installing itunes unsuccessfully,my Ubuntu Software Center crashed and will not relaunch, my Software Updater does not repond and now I was unable to install a new printer on Ubuntu (Canon ...
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Error when loading update manager

Getting following error when launching update manager: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please ...
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I can't do updates, the manager won't show

Here's a screencap, it's been stuck like that since I last updated 8 days ago. What should I do, reinstall the update manager, or something in the terminal? I'd like at least to make it work again. ...
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When will the update from 12.04 to 14.04.01 be available through update manager?

Does anyone know when the update from 12.04 to 14.04.01 be available through update manager? Or is it already available?
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How to roll back hardware updates? [duplicate]

I just did the hardware updates available through the update manager, this is the first time I had ever seen or heard of a hardware update but I figured it would be legit because it was coming from ...
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12.10: unable to upgrade/install softwares [duplicate]

i have changed new release with old release in order to update also unchecked ppa. please help me out.im getting a getting a error message: W: Failed to fetch ...
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update manager unable to detect internet

My Ubuntu 12.04 update manager is unable to connect to the internet. I was able to download updates a month back with my older internet connection. Now with my new internet connection , I am able ...
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Software Updater broken?

That's the result I got when I tried to update the system. By working with the Software and Updates settings, fetching some keys from the key server, and working with apt-get in the terminal, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to update W:Failed to fetch cdrom: [duplicate]

Executingsudo apt-get update from terminal gives this output: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty Tahr - Release i386 (20140722.2)/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages Please ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lts Gnome 3 No Update Manager

It bugs me to always log in to the Unity desktop to check for updates and install them. Is there any way to get the manager in gnome 3 or is there any specific command line to install the?
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How to solve the issue “Requires installation of untrusted packages”

This seems different from this question : Requires installation of untrusted packages? When I clicked software updater, it loaded the update list first. Then, it required me to type my password. ...
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Apt-get says up to date, errors say no update log?

I am on a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, but I have updated and upgraded with apt-get multiple times. The Software Updater confirms that I everything is up to date. But I frequently have ...
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404 error while checking for update [duplicate]

I tried to check for updates in mu ubuntu 14.04 and getting error W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/jconti/gnome3/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to ...
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14.04 Error when I sudo apt-get update 404 Not Found-How to fix it?

When I try to update the sistem it comes up like this at the Terminal: Err http:// br.archive.ubuntu.com natty-backports/main Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 200.236.31.4 80] Err ...
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What are the software updated when I updated through the default software updater gui?

Automatically the ubuntu asks for its users to update the latest updates, but all the time I am unaware what gets updated. How am I supposed to know what are the updates installed? how can I manage ...
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Can't upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to upgrade it to the latest version but I'm just unable to do so. When I press Alt+F2 and write upgrade-manager-c-d and run it, it says Error stating file ...
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Why does what the updater tell me vary?

I have updates set to run immediately: Why do I sometimes see this window, with "Updates are ready to install": And sometimes see this, with "X.x MB to download":
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How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 update manager [duplicate]

How to fix Ubuntu 14.04 update-manager as I have problems with this: W: fail to find http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty-backports/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not found ...
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Will apt-get upgrade change the major version of a software in Ubuntu LTS?

I am trying to find out how software upgrade works in Ubuntu LTS version. Let's say I am using Ubuntu LTS xx.xx. At the time of release, user can install PHP 5.3 and Python 2.6 (this is just an ...
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Ubuntu Unable To Upgrade , 404 Everywhere [duplicate]

I asked a question about a problem that turns out to be issue with an old installation. Now if I am trying to upgrade, I am still getting 404 errors like : W: Failed to fetch ...
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LTS Auto upgrade to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

When will auto upgrade to 14.04.1 be available from the software updater? Many thanks.
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Update to 12.04 blows away dual boot loader

I have a 32 bit 12.04 partition and a 64 bit 14.04 partition on this system. Been running both for several weeks with no problem - wanted to test all the oddball stuff I've accumulated to make sure ...
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How to clean up remnants of old versions?

I have a laptop with 14.04 installed on it, and I've had Ubuntu on this machine since 12.04. I notice that I have "duplicates" (old versions) of some programs, namely update manager, belonging to both ...
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update manager does not update

Good afternoon everyone; I am trying to update my system using update manager. However, I face with this error message; Preconfiguring packages ... Setting up util-linux (2.20.1-1ubuntu3.1) ... ...
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Two software updaters

After I installed Gnome Shell on Ubuntu 14.04 I got two software updaters, one from Unity and one from Gnome Shell. After that I noticed my system is lot slower while it checks for new updates, so I ...
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Failed to upgrade new hardware support for Ubuntu 12.04 - unmet dependencies libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty etc [closed]

Ubuntu update manager offers me new hardware support. When I try to upgrade I get the following error message. The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-trusty: Depends: ...
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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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Guest Additions seemingly uninstalls every time I use “software updater” in Ubuntu Studio

The latest Ubuntu Studio is amazing and comes with all the software I need to make graphics for my 2D games. However, every time I execute the "Software Updater" (the one with the orange sync icon), ...
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i need help solving upgrade problem, “fetching upgrade failed,” 12.04 to 12.10

I am using xfce4 on an Acer c70 Chromebook. I managed to successfully update my system to 14.04 about a month ago using update manager, but was left with many unresolved bugs that I could not work ...
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Software Updater terminates unexpectedly

I am currently facing the problem that Ubuntu Software Updater offers me to install some updates, but after hitting install the process terminates. This started last week and first I thought that the ...