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

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Sudo apt-get update, strange many errors [duplicate]

While I'm doing the classic sudo apt-get update I obtain these strange errors. W: Failed to fetch http://it.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/main/source/Sources Hash Sum mismatch W: ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

i have seen this in older versions, but no solutions have helped i don't want to re install Linux because i am already on 14.04 below is my sources.list sorry can't post links, i don't have enough ...
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Problemas getting update

im kind of new with ubuntu and im getting this message every time i try to update with sudo apt-get update: what i get in the terminal Please someone who can help me?
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By what mechanism is update-manager supposed to be automatically started?

I'm trying to support a naive user remotely (using teamviewer). She has a problem where update-manager is not automatically starting (had not shown an software updates window for weeks until today). ...
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Some updates requires password authentication

Some updates requires password in Software Updater, but which package requires? How can I see?
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Every new linux image update I get black-screen on login

Ubuntu pushes a new linux image through the software updater pretty frequently, i.e today I got; linux-image-extra-3.13.0-77-genereic linux-image-3.13.0-77-genereic Every time these updates are ...
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Software update not working for Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

When I run sudo apt-get update, I get the message - Unknown Multi-Arch type 'no' for package 'compiz-core'. Software Updater application is alos not working. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Failed to fetch APT update (Not a duplicate)

I've already checked this, this and this answers, none of them works in my case. Here is what I'm getting when I run sudo apt-get update on my 14.04 LTS laptop: Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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Unable to update, due to Clearsigned isn't valid error

I am getting this problem while updating. Kindly help and explain what just happened here! prakhar@prakhar-Latitude-3440:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for prakhar: Get:1 ...
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Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

Hello could some one please help me with this error. I'm trying to check for updates and I keep on getting this error. Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held ...
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Update Manager like WSUS

Does anyone know how to manage updates in Ubuntu Server, like WSUS does it? For example I want to force Firfox upgrade on all computers (with Ubuntu), which are connected to my corporate network? I ...
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I cant download wine on 11.10 [duplicate]

Im brand new to Linux in general, ive only been using it a few days, and I keep getting a huge amount of 404 errors when running sudo apt-get update here are some examples Err ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater: “Not all updates can be installed”

As of a few days ago I'm getting the notorious ― Several other answers suggest it will solve by itself on the next day, or trying various commands in a voodoo-like manner. This question asks for a ...
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Everytime i tried something in console like sudo apt-get install build-essential i get all this! I dont know how to fix it it stucks here

The following packages will be REMOVED: linux-image-3.2.0-79-generic-pae 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 144 not upgraded. 3 not fully installed or removed. After this operation, 114 ...
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How to remove Kali Linux base from Ubuntu

I have mistakenly installed Katoolin in my Ubuntu 15.10. It has done a lot of problem in my pc & then I removed it but it wasn't totally removed. Everywhere in the system has it's effect. The main ...
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update-manager crash (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

For some reason the update-manager in Ubuntu 14.04 started to crash some weeks ago, and I'm not quite sure why (maybe I fiddled with something in the system I shouldn't have touched?) . When running ...
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Software updater get stuck

As of late Software Updater gets frozen (won't close after checking), while sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade work fine. Any ideas or anybody else with the same problem? I have ...
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Trying to update but update manager is failing Ubuntu 14.04

My problem looks similar to the one explained in this question. However, there do not appear to be any broken packages in the term.log. I have installed Synaptic too and it does not show any broken ...
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My software index is broken and I cannot update anything [duplicate]

I have not been able to update Ubuntu for years. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The Update Manager says my software index is broken. I'm unable to do any updates. I don't know anyone in this area to ...
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Update Manager still there after update

Even after I run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade And the updates are installed succesfully, the graphical interface of the Update Manager is still telling me that I have the updates to ...
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Why does `do-release-upgrade` skip a version?

I answered this question about do-release-upgrade not allowing an upgrade of 14.10 to 15.04 only to 15.10, I assumed it was due to 15.04 being end of life. A user (@xangua ) posted that it was not ...
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Software Updater partial upgrade?

I just have a question about this pop up. Should I select a partial upgrade?, will this take me out from 14.04 and upgrade me to another version of ubuntu? I mean, is this like a Distro Upgrade?. or ...
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Winusb not working/ not opening

I am trying to download win-USB, when i finish downloading package and go to open the application i click on it and it will not open. i downloaded the ppa and still nothing. I am currently using the ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater selecting problem

It pops up as usual, yet there are some updates that are unselected and i can't select them. I deselect all, and select all, yet again they are still unselected. I did sudo apt-get update and ...
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Prevent Restart after Updates

I find it a bit annoying that Ubuntu (in my case: 14.04 LTS) wants to restart quite often after updates, and therefore I want to supress this updates and only start them manually. Since I use the ...
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Why would System Notifications report updates available but each of sudo apt-get update, software updater and muon updater do not find updates?

I have this same scenario on 2 separate machines The plasma desktop frequently shows notifications like this: An update is available for your system. There are 3 updated packages. However, when I ...
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No new updates in almost a month?

I have been running the software updater every week. Since the middle of December, there have been no new updates. It keeps saying that the software on my computer is up to date. Is this just because ...
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Update ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 on a dual booted laptop without uninstalling windows

If I were to update to ubuntu 15.04 from 14.04 through the ubuntu software updater on a dual booted laptop with windows 10, would the update uninstall windows 10 on my laptop?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update hangs at libc6. Please help me to solve this

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update hangs at libc6. Please help me to solve this.Waiting does not help. Thank you
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Fail during the upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 now shows kernel panic and dont boot

while updating ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04 my computer throws an error saying something about a fail calculating the time of the update, I read on internet that executing on the terminal "auto clean" ...
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Error During Update in ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

when i want update ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 , Updater stop and show me this error : Error During Update : Please look at this picture and i am using old repository . what can i do?
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Update Manager doesn't show the latest version for upgrade [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to upgrade it to 15.04. However, the update manager shows only 12.10. I tried changing its settings -> all new versions and disabling third party ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I have got dual boot i.e. Windows and Ubuntu.I had upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 from the previous version.The Launchpad was not working on Ubuntu 14.10 and it is still not working.Now I want to upgrade to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64-bit - apt-get update error , Hash Sum mismatch

apt-get update error. The following links result in a Hash Sum mismatch. Scared of following any other answers because all of them seem to be unique for every person's chosen mirror. Are these ...
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Update package - boote directory [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 13.10. In the beginning the automatic update went fine, but for quite a while it says that there is too little space in the 'boot' directory. It seems that there are a lot of other ...
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ubuntu 15.10 software update stuck

I was doing a regular software update as prompted by the updater. However, the updater stuck in the middle of the process. Looking the the details shows that it seems to stuck at run-parts (See ...
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Software Updater turns inactive (grey in color) while configuring grub-pc

I use Ubuntu 15.10. I updated the available updates today. Almost after an hour the software updater stays idle "Configuring grub-pc". I can browser without problem. Is it ok to kill job or restart. ...
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Failed to fetch in apt-get update [duplicate]

A red alert appeared saying The update information is outdated this may be caused by network problems or a repository that is no longer available please update manually by selecting 'show ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 login loop, onboard and update manager does not start as well

.Xsession errors has the following etc/X11/Xsession.d/20desktop-profiles_activateDesktopProfiles: line 31: $ERRFILE: ambiguous redirect Script for ibus started at run_im. Script for auto started at ...
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I can't install packages from the updater manager

I can't install some packages through the software updater. I get the following error message as shown in the attached image. How can I solve this problem?
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ubuntu 15.10 mate update ERROR [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 977C43A8BA684223 W: Failed to fetch ...
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Updates suddenly very slow

I'm trying to update system and the process is suddenly extremely slow, both in Update Manager and via terminal command sudo apt-get update. I have already switched sources to "best server" via ...
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Software Updater finds 64 MB worth of upgrades immediately after an apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Ubuntu 14.04.1 here. I just did a complete sudo apt-get update -y && sudo apt-get upgrade -y. After the update is done Unitys Software Updater pops up and says it has 80 MB worth of upgrades ...
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Update error, not enough space [duplicate]

When i try to update ubuntu i get the next error, how do i solve it? :
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Unable to install Security update in ubuntu

Does this security update are necessary for my computer. My system is able to download all other security update but these update it fails to download. How can i install it..? enter image description ...
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Daily Ubuntu base update

I am getting Ubuntu base update almost every day. This seems strange to me. What am I missing? (I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)
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Cannot delete expired key

While trying to manually get update I got a gpg error: W: GPG error: http://apt.freegeek.org precise Release: The following signatures were invalid: KEYEXPIRED 1422819173 W: Duplicate sources.list ...
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Unable to update in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm unable to run sudo apt-get update successfully for the past few days now. When running sudo apt-get update from terminal, it shows error as, W: Failed to fetch ...
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how to retrieve the administration account in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu,yesterday i change username in my user account but now administration account locked,guest account opened,now i want my administration account how to retrieve the account i tried ...
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Update manager works but shows I'm not updating

I'm using 12.04 (I cannot upgrade due to hardware issues). When an update comes in, it comes up and I update; however, it still says I've not updated in awhile. this is more of a nuasian, then an ...